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Joselyn wasn’t too keen on multiple choice in high school. She vividly remembers the first biology exam she passed by only the skin of her teeth, which dragged her overall average down into the embarrassingly low 90s (she doesn’t want to talk about it). After swearing off any high school or university courses that required multiple choice tests, Joselyn managed to get an English degree by sweet-talking her professors into offering only essay-style exams. Needless to say, this did not exactly endear her to her peers. This rocky start smoothed out in time, though, and after tumbling down a black quiz hole one day while putting off job hunting, Joselyn realized her hatred of all things a-b-or-c had faded and she actually enjoyed dreaming up new ideas for questions and dangerously correct-sounding answers. You won’t find her quizzes an easy ride, but Joselyn just wants to make sure you’re really testing your knowledge.
Most Americans know about Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the United States of America. Some may even know the story of his relationship with Sally Hemings, the enslaved woman who had six of his children. However, did you know she had an older brother named James? He was mixed-race and the half-sibling of Thomas Jefferson’s wife, Martha. They had the same father, John Wayles.
James Hemings went to Paris with Thomas Jefferson and was trained to be a French chef. He was overwhelming talented, but a slave in America. Nevertheless, he went on to bring some of the most delicious foods to the USA including ice cream. During his time at the Monticello estate, he worked in the kitchen, but also amazed guests at dinner parties with his recipes that were not only tasty but executed perfectly.
James Hemings eventually was granted his freedom in America. He died shortly after of suicide due to alcoholism in 1801 at the young age of 35.
Our personality quizzes are set up a little differently than your basic trivia quiz, but you’ve probably seen their kind around. Rather than having to choose the right answer from a list of multiple choice options, in this case, there is no “right answer”! (Two plus two will always be four, but every Golden Girls character is equally awesome.
So, stop stressing. Just click on the answer that suits you best, and enjoy the ride. These quizzes are just for fun but who knows – you might just learn something about yourself along the way!
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