Here's an example of a test that an eighth grader had to study for.Bullitt County History 1912 Eighth Grade Test
Math: A school enrolled 120 pupils and the number of boys was two thirds the number of girls. How many of each sex were enrolled.
Grammar: Parse all the words in the following sentences: John ran over the bridge. Helen's parents love her.
Geography: Through what waters should a vessel pass in going from England through the Suez Canal to Manila?
Physiology: Compare arteries and veins as to function. Where is the blood carried to be purified?
Civil Government: What is a Copyright? Patent Right?
History: During what wars were the following wars fought? Brandywine, Great Meadows, Lundy's Lane, Anteitam, Buena Vista