Scientists in 1912 were correct in their thinking. The liver was and still is considered the largest gland in the human body. The average human liver is around 3 pounds and it plays a major role in metabolism.
Heart, lungs, blood vesselsBlood vessels, brain, lungsLungs, bronchi, noseHeart, lungs, bronchi
The size of an old beanThe size of a flivverThe size of large gold nuggetsThe size of a fist
The only word that is still common today is fist. The other words were actually popular slang from the early 20th century. A flivver was a small car. "Bean" was not a legume, but it meant the human head, and, later, it was used to refer to a person.
Gastric juiceInsulinPleural fluidBile
The liver secretes bile that flows to the intestines. The bile helps to break down food.
Heart, liverLiver, kidneysSpleen, heartTestes, kidneys
Brain, spinal cordBrain, heartPeripheral nerves, spinal cordCranial nerves, brain
Educators were correct in 1912. The brain and spinal cord are part of the central nervous system.
Intelligence, personalityInterpretation of sensory impulses and touch sensationPlanning, organization and motor functionBalance, equilibrium and fine movement coordination
The cerebellum plays a vital role in motor control, but it's also involved in cognitive functions like learning and memory. Before the 1990s, scientists thought that that the cerebellum was only dedicated to motor control.
Above the brain stemBelow the brain stemThe forebrainThe hindbrain
The cerebrum is the largest section of the brain and is located in the forebrain.
Supports the body, and provides protection for the spinal cordSupports the body, and is the link between the brain and the rest of the bodyHelps you move and sense positions of your arms and legsSupports your body only
The spine also provides us with posture.
Eat right, exercise, get proper sleep, drink plenty of water, maintain proper hygieneEat right, maintain manners, work hard, get proper rest, maintain proper hygieneMaintain manners, study, work hard, drink plenty of water, eat rightMaintain proper hygiene, exercise, eat plenty, maintain manners, drink plenty of water
There are other possible answers, but it seems like attitudes toward basic health were not that different than the present day.
Can You Pass An Eighth-Grade Science Test From 1912?
You'd be too smart to go down with the Titanic in 1912. In fact, you'd get on a lifeboat if you happened to be on that ride. You're an expert in human biology and the sciences, but you also have a good grasp of history and sociology.
Even though you may not be a doctor by profession, you remember facts from your high school biology classes. Your memory will take you far. If this were 1912, you'd be ahead of your time.
You didn't get most of these right, but it doesn't really matter. You'd rather learn about science and technology from the present day rather than think about outdated principles from the past.