Ithaca, N.Y. — The good folks over at the Cornell Alumni Magazine have unearthed the university’s entrance exam from 1891  — and, just as a warning, it’s no walk in the park.

The 21st Century Library Campaign – Tompkins County Public Library

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A portion of the test was posted on Twitter by the Cornell Library:


So, how many can you get right? Let us know over on our Facebook page. (We’ll keep our test score to ourselves, thank you very much.)

CAM included the 1891 exam as part of its sesquicentennial issue in honor of the university’s 150th anniversary.

Read the full issue of CAM here: http://www.cornellalumnimagazine-digital.com/cornellalumnimagazine/march_april_2015#pg1


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Jeff Stein

Jeff Stein is the founder and former editor of the Ithaca Voice.