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Type Test | DesignNotes by Michael Surtees

Type Test

mental_floss typeface quiz quiz

Somewhere in the world at the moment that you read this post it will be lunch time. Why is that important you ask – well the intellectuals at mental_floss have decided to challenge their readers Lunchtime Quiz with typeface questions. With responses afterwards of people taking the test like this “Only 50%, but I really do know my comic sans serif!”, how can you not check it out to see where you rank. Take the plunge at www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/11977 Just in case you were wondering I completed it in record time with 100%

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  • http://jasonenglish1.com Jason

    Thanks for sending over some design superstars to bump up the average score.

  • http://typographica.org Stephen

    I feel honored that they quoted me in the first question. And Mark Simonson was the appropriate fellow to quote for Arial. But Sara should have credited him.

  • http://designnotes.info/ michael

    Stephen – i hadn’t given any thought to the possibility that the questions could have been borrowed from other sources such as yourself and others however if you do all the questions there’s credit with almost all the quotes…

  • http://eloquation.com Sameer Vasta

    10/10 in less than a minute. Feels pretty good. =)

  • http://gjones.tumblr.com Greg

    6/10 for me, and without the clues in the quotes that probably would have been 2. Good job I’m not a designer then, but will pass it on to friends who are.