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Can You Correctly Answer Just One Question From China's Hardest College Test?

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So, China has this very hard, two-day long college entrance exam called the gaokao and, no joke, it is INTENSE AF.

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Depending on how students do on this exam, it can actually determine their entire future life opportunities and "earning potential" in China. There's a belief that those who excel on the test will have the "best careers" and "marriage prospects."

And here's just ONE question from the gaokao to give you a taste of what it's like. Can you get it right?

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The actual gaokao also includes notoriously obtuse essay questions.

And, "The containers for milk are always square boxes; containers for mineral water are always round bottles; round wine bottles are usually placed in square boxes. Write a composition on the subtle philosophy of the round and square."

If any of this is giving you a massive headache, you're not alone. Because we tried the test, too, and well, it got confusing:

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