Most People Use Only 10% of Their Brain. What Percent Do You Use?

By: Kennita Leon
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About This Quiz

Brain capacity is not something that a lot of us think about on a daily basis, but it has been talked about a lot from the time we were young. Remember when most of us were young and our teachers were telling us to push ourselves because they knew that we could get the work? Well, the same applies to adult life. Are we content to just use the average 10% or lower or are we using more than that? This quiz will tell us what capacity of your brain you're using right now.

We're going to test your knowledge of some pretty basic things. Of course, we're going to add a few curveballs here and there, just to keep you on your toes and make sure you're as sharp as we think you are. And we're going to get a bit complicated for two seconds too. 

By the end of this quiz, and your brain may hurt depending on your capacity, we're going to tell you whether nearly all or your brain is dormant, or whether there are more than a few hopeful sparks of life in it. So, if you're ready to find out that particular bit of information, let's go ahead and get started on this quiz!

What were you like in preschool?

What group did you fit into in high school?

How do you think your teacher remembered you?

What was your favorite subject in high school?

Did you do any AP classes?

About how many exams have you failed in your lifetime?

What's your highest level of education?

Do you have plans of furthering your education?

What field do you work in?

What position do you hold at your job?

Why would your coworkers not like you?

For which of these reasons are you most likely to be fired?

How many degrees does a circle have?

What's the best number in the sequence? 7, 14, 28...

How many inches are there in a foot?

Which of the following is not a primary color?

How many sides does a nonagon have?

What animal did humans supposedly evolve from?

Which of these animals is a carnivore?

A chef has 25 pizzas. All but 5 go bad; how many does he have left?

How many months have 30 days?

Which of these is the largest?

Which length is the longest, a mile or a meter?

Which of these languages is spoken the most in Brazil?

What do you think emotional intelligence is?

How many hours of sleep do you get?

Which brain game is most fun for you?

How long does it take you to solve a Rubik cube?

Which of these foods really gets your mind going?

And how do you approach problems?

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