Saturday, December 01, 2007

More on-line testing

Okay, it's been a while since I made any kind of blog post, and I've been looking for something significant to write. Still haven't found it, but I've noticed a couple of the little quizzes which caught my eye.

The “What American Accent Do You Have” quiz is of minor interest:
What American accent do you have?
Your Result: The South

That's a Southern accent you've got there. You may love it, you may hate it, you may swear you don't have it, but whatever the case, we can hear it.

The Inland North
The Northeast
The Midland
The West
North Central
What American accent do you have?
Quiz Created on GoToQuiz

I pretty much grew up in El Paso - - Second grade through high school -- WAY out on the western tip of Texas, with perhaps a lot more Western US and Mexican influence on speech than South or East Texas. When I moved to Fort Worth to attrend university, I noticed that not only the accents but even the speech patterns were a LOT different.

Other tests - - My Beloved Bride posted one in her blog. Frankly, I have more faith in being able to assess an accent with a short series of questions than being able to tell how ignorant/intelligent a person is by the same means. Since she scored higher on that one than I did, I'll decline to post THAT result.

There's another one, though, pertaining to IQ scores. My results are a good deal lower than I scored when I entered high school, but that was a LONG time ago. I guess I shouldn't be too disappointed. I haven't dulled out as much as I had feared. In any case, though, - - -
Free IQ Test Score - IQ Test



phlegmfatale said...

Cool - I got 133!

Kaerius said...

First time visitor on your blog here(via lawdog's links).

I got northeastern accent(I'm not even American), and the other test gave me a 151 IQ.

HollyB said...

I took the IQ test and scored a 133, too.
In 1981 I took a REAL IQ test and scored a 141. I blame my children and those damn spatial awareness questions for the supposed drop in intelligence.

Anonymous said...

You people actually gave it all that personal info for a on-line IQ test ? NONE of you deserve your score ! You EARNED Z-E-R-O !