The value of "book" smarts is undeniable. "Street" smarts, however, encompasses knowledge that generally cannot be learned through education but rather, from experience. Street smarts (also known as practical knowledge or common sense) is essential to orienting yourself in everyday situations, whether it's getting around a new neighborhood, keeping yourself safe, taking risks or making decisions. So when you recognize that taking a short-cut down that dark alley might not be a sensible choice, you are applying your street smarts to the situation. This test will assess whether you possess this essential facet of intelligence.
Examine the following statements and indicate which option best applies to you. After finishing the test, you will receive a brief personalized interpretation of your score that includes a graph and information on the test topic.