Can You Name 15/15 1950s School Supplies?

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Can You Name 15/15 1950s School Supplies?
A lot has changed since the 1950s, including school supplies. Many of them are already unfamiliar to us and seem strange, despite being useful in their time. Let's see if you can guess what these items were used for!

You can draw a circle with one of these.

A geometry needle

A compass

A roundel

A sextant

If you ran out of this, you might not be able to hand in your report.

Printer ink

Transfer tape

Masking tape

Typewriter ribbon

You’d probably know this item based on its brand name.

Correction fluid

Erase paste

Decoupage medium

Adhesive gum

The end of this tool peels off so you don’t need a sharpener.

Cray-Pas

Charcoal pencilv

Grease pencil

Tortillion

Every student was required to keep one of these on hand.

Thesaurus

Dictionary

Instruction manual

Novella

This was how teachers shared information with the class before casting or Smartboards were an option.

VHS player

Projector

Augmented reality lightbox

Microfiche

You’d need one of these to help keep your notebook in order.

Three-ring binder

Paperweight

Manual scanner

Loose-leaf hole punch

These old-school devices are now popular collector’s items.

File cabinet

Pencil box

Caboodles

Lunch box

You’ve probably used this without knowing its proper name.

Cellulose tape

Copy ribbon

Flypaper

Office adhesive

Your teacher needed one of these to put packets together.

Xerox

Filofax

Letterpress

Stapler

You could use this handy tool to make curves and angles.

Protractor

Ellipse

Compact

Yardstick

Children in the 1950s copied notes down off of this.

Greenboard

Noteboard

Blackboard

Whiteboard

If you got in trouble you might find yourself clapping this off erasers at the end of the day.

Oil pastel

Chalk

Candy cigarettes

Dry-erase marker

Girls wanting to enter the workplace needed to be skilled with one of these.

Vintage MacBook

Dip pen

Manual adding machine

Typewriter

You might’ve been distracted by the annoying sound of this while taking a test.

Pepper grinder

Manual pencil sharpener

Clock winder

VHS rewinder

Lover of new products

You buy new items as soon as they appear. And this applies to all areas, even to school supplies. You don't even remember some old items that seem outdated and useless to you. But after our test, you know a little more about them! Send this quiz to your friends, let's see if they can do it better!

Interesting history lesson

This test was an interesting history lesson for you. You already knew some of the facts, so you answered some of the questions correctly, but something was new to you. In any case, now you know more about the schools of the last century! Send this quiz to your friends, let's see if they can do it better!

Old, but gold

You are well aware of the history in the smallest details because you understand even the school supplies from the last century. While some people consider them useless, you are sure that there are things that will never become obsolete. Send this quiz to your friends, let's see if they can do it better!