FanPost

USC senior NOT smarter than a 5th grader

Anyone here see this on TV last night?

Deadspin has a post about USC student Chris Washington missing a bunch of questions on FOX's show "Are You Smarter than a Fifth Grader?"

Among other things, he didn't know George Washington's wife's name, he didn't know how many pounds were in a ton or that the official language of Australia was English.

As Deadspin pointed out, the 'SC student has a GPA of 3.5 -- so the grades are probably inflated for everyone, not just the athletes.

How do UCLA students do in game shows? In case you forgot, one of our own won College Jeopardy, which was held at USC.

Sadly, USC's Washington won more money than UCLA's Cliff Galiher, even though fifth graders had to bail out the Trojan multiple times.

Also, Jeopardy is a much more mentally challenging game show than "Are You Smarter than a Fifth Grader?"

<em>This is a FanPost and does not necessarily reflect the views of BruinsNation's (BN) editors. It does reflect the views of this particular fan though, which is as important as the views of BN's editors.</em>

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join Bruins Nation

You must be a member of Bruins Nation to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Bruins Nation. You should read them.

Join Bruins Nation

You must be a member of Bruins Nation to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Bruins Nation. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9347_tracker