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Are You Smarter Than a 12 Year Old? Quiz

Everyone thinks they’re smarter than 12 year olds - but are you really?

Beano Quiz Team
Last Updated:  December 12th 2022

By the time you get to twelve whole years old you’ve seen a lot of the world and probably experienced some pretty cool things! You’ve also spent a LONG time in school and if you were concentrating you’ve probably also got a whole load of information hidden away in that head of yours. But there are some very clever 10 year olds out there, are you one of them? Let’s find out!


What type of animal are humans, dogs, and dolphins?


What is H2O?


What is the main metal in our blood?


When did the Normans Invade Britain?

What is the capital city of Spain?

What is the capital city of Spain?


Where was Harold Godwinson Shot by an arrow?


What is the boiling point of water?


Which is correct? ‘It was______ birthday on Tuesday.’


Which subject is erosion mostly in?


What is the periodic table?

Okay! You might be a little bit out of your depth here! But don’t worry, a bit more practice and a few more years in school and thinking about the world and you’ll be able to beat this quiz no problem! Of course you could always try again?

Alright! Now we’re really cooking. You've got a good grasp of the brain of an 11 year old, but you’re not quite at the level of a 12 year old! Why not have another go and see if you can beat it? Practice and concentration makes perfect as we all know!

Epic! What a great score, according to your results, you AS clever as a 12 year old, but not quite smarter than them! Maybe it was a fluke or an accident, maybe it’s worth having another go, we think you've probably got it in you if you dig really deep!

Incredible! You’re miles smarter than a 12 year old! What are you? 44? There are plenty of adults in the world that wouldn’t be able to answer these questions so you should be really proud of yourself! Well done! Why not try out some of the other quizzes on the site and see if you can ace them too?