Do You Tweet Smarter Than A Fourth Grader? Take This Test And Find Out

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By Shea Bennett Comment

Do You Tweet Smarter Than A Fourth Grader? Take This Test And Find Out

One third of tweets test at a four grade reading level, including those from a number of popular celebrities, reveals a new study.

Using the commonly-used reading comprehension test known as SMOG (which, honestly, stands for Simple Measure of Gobbledygook), TIME analysed one million public tweets and found that 33 percent tested at a fourth grade reading level.

Justin Bieber, Rihanna and Kanye West were amongst the celebrities whose tweets rated at fourth grade, with Jim Carrey scoring at a third grade level.

More than twenty percent tested at second grade. Less than half tested at fifth grade or above.

Do You Tweet Smarter Than A Fourth Grader? Take This Test And Find Out

What did you score? Take the test here and then hit the comments to let us know.

(Tweet button image via Shutterstock.)

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