Can You Pass One Of The Hardest South Korean Tests?

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Комментарии • 8 477

  • Puggy Cheese
    Puggy Cheese 7 часов назад

    This should be titled "How to get a headache"

  • Max Planck
    Max Planck 16 часов назад

    I'm korean.
    I think that english better than chinese anyway. Chinese is crazy.ㅡㅡ

  • Teddiursarings
    Teddiursarings День назад

    I hate when people are like “there are other ways to measure people’s intelligence other than test” ... lmao HOW!?

  • Millispielt
    Millispielt 2 дня назад

    Wait you Americans only have multiple choice questions??? 0.o

  • Nguyễn Hữu Thái
    Nguyễn Hữu Thái 2 дня назад

    let's do the ielts

  • Akira Takeshi
    Akira Takeshi 2 дня назад

    Those questions should be banned.
    Reading them was too confusing and roundabout.
    I guess it was luck that I thought that the phrase *'this case in which'*, referred to numerals so I got number 26 correct.

  • marvell
    marvell 3 дня назад

    Im korean and i get to much homework and i get abused ㅠwㅠ i take to much tests!and im reallyyyyyyyy suicidal im thinking about doing self harm in school and my academies i stress out to much?and i have a sore throat

  • Typiy
    Typiy 3 дня назад

    Haha living in Korea for 9 years made me believe that 5.5 is alot

  • nara de guzman
    nara de guzman 3 дня назад

    woah wait Garret went to Stanford???? hsjshjshk

  • Shikhar Singh
    Shikhar Singh 5 дней назад

    My question is, how does these Korean tests help students in practical world? No way you speak or write English like that in real life. Looks like this test is made to eliminate students rather than selecting them. Hats off to Korean guys who toil hard to pass these. No wonder they are smart and hard working.

  • Shikhar Singh
    Shikhar Singh 5 дней назад

    And I thought indian education system was the worst. I mean I passed high school with over 90% score by studying just 4-5 hrs a day on normal days and 7-8 hrs during the month of exams.

  • Anaya Siraj
    Anaya Siraj 5 дней назад +1

    Oh my goodness I got all of them right...

  • Joyce Paek
    Joyce Paek 6 дней назад

    Wow...I know the 3 people did pretty well but that's FOREIGN language in korea. So imagine having a complete Spanish, french, latin, German test like that with no english whatsoever 😱😱😱😨

  • Morgan Rotenberry
    Morgan Rotenberry 6 дней назад

    Ned didn’t talk about his wife this time

  • Darkman flEx
    Darkman flEx 6 дней назад

    Pausing the video and doing those challenging questions myself was actually kinda fun.
    If their culture didn't put so much pressure behind this and focused on just making sure they could be the best that they can be, looking for a challenge without studying themselves to death, I think they're be a lot better off.

  • Charlize Irwan
    Charlize Irwan 7 дней назад

    Wow they are smart....

  • Varsha Patibandla
    Varsha Patibandla 7 дней назад

    Is this just me or is this not that hard? Were the students on a time crunch or something because otherwise when translated into your own words, the questions are not difficult to answer. But that's just me I don't even know.

  • K R
    K R 8 дней назад

    Thats why there are that much idols :v

  • Harold Edward Styles
    Harold Edward Styles 8 дней назад

    Those sentences could have been written by Joyce himself

  • Nik Buzzle
    Nik Buzzle 8 дней назад


  • Angel Halo
    Angel Halo 8 дней назад

    Ned is a YALE graduate?? What's he doing at buzzfeed?!

  • AravindLite
    AravindLite 8 дней назад

    The Korean education system is very rigorous and it trains the mind very well. Problem is, as mentioned, it can have certain setbacks as such. I have Korean friends who tell me that their curriculum is more challenging than the average international curriculum like IGCSE and the IB.

  • Erin McCoy
    Erin McCoy 8 дней назад

    If that dudes a Stanford grad, why is he working at buzzfeed?

  • Red Unicorn
    Red Unicorn 8 дней назад

    I think the problem here isn't the language But That they don't know how to work with complex thoughts. Maybe Korean schools don't teach independent and complex thinking

  • Red Unicorn
    Red Unicorn 8 дней назад

    Bruh I was literally better than people who are born speaking english

  • Arceus. sLIMEs
    Arceus. sLIMEs 9 дней назад

    As a Korean, I guess that's why I'm the smartest student in my class...

  • parafraceren
    parafraceren 10 дней назад

    This is being made more difficult by them screwing up the reading and interruptions between the sentences :p

  • nobody
    nobody 10 дней назад

    Now think of how wealthy South Korea would be if they skipped all this BS and had the kids focus on and be educated on actual careers and useful skills... they could be superhumans

  • Curtis Tackie
    Curtis Tackie 10 дней назад

    I got both of those right

  • Closéan Middleton
    Closéan Middleton 11 дней назад


    its a proud proud day

  • Vanessa V
    Vanessa V 11 дней назад

    I was able to understand majority of the text because I enjoy studying literature. And while I do enjoy this style of writing and I appreciate the ability to speak and write so eloquently, people don't speak like this in everyday conversations. It makes people sound pretentious and all that froo-froo is unnecessary. These skills could be useful if you were writing something professional or perhaps a poem, but these English skills are useless for everyday use.

  • Jake Underwood
    Jake Underwood 11 дней назад

    I have tcap next week!! (Our end of the year state test) Like this comment gives a prayer! Thanks!

  • Mr_squiggles 998
    Mr_squiggles 998 11 дней назад

    I am in grade 5 I didn't even know anything 😂

  • Shadow Princess Nami
    Shadow Princess Nami 11 дней назад

    Those were the most esoteric paragraphs I have ever heard in my life.

  • Janna12345708Playzzz !
    Janna12345708Playzzz ! 11 дней назад

    I've had so many suicidal thoughts because i couldn't understand too much of math and i would even cry when my math class would have a test and i was scared of being wrong and my parents not being proud of me but now probably see it a bit differently and I'm really happy about that. I really hope that people don't have suicidal thoughts about school because they have so much to live for. You will always succeed if you put your mind to it ☺

  • Grace Goertzen
    Grace Goertzen 12 дней назад i the only one that found these questions easy?

  • thio fanty
    thio fanty 12 дней назад


  • ummm hi
    ummm hi 12 дней назад

    He is a yale graduate and he works at buzzfeed😒

  • Hyo Mi
    Hyo Mi 12 дней назад

    I'm just watching them but my head aches, damn.

  • Aditya Verma
    Aditya Verma 12 дней назад

    You should come to India
    Here the people passing the hardest test is lower than the people who commit suicide because they can't pass it

  • xCupidPanda
    xCupidPanda 12 дней назад

    I feel nauseous already just by reading those questions

  • 4th Shot
    4th Shot 12 дней назад

    am i the only one whos thinking about taking that test if possible?

  • Liannaloves
    Liannaloves 12 дней назад

    My school does Pearson it’s easy

  • Ryan Chon
    Ryan Chon 13 дней назад

    and thats just english math and other stuff is way harder than that

  • jae
    jae 13 дней назад

    bruh this is like the sat on steroids what the heck

  • Ambre Debec
    Ambre Debec 13 дней назад

    I live in south korea

  • Mak'him Reacher
    Mak'him Reacher 13 дней назад


  • Alex aXy
    Alex aXy 14 дней назад

    These tests are pretty easy. It doesn't matter how much you study all kind of shits, it doesn't help you to pass these tests. Use your NATIVE LOGIC.

  • Leo Lu
    Leo Lu 14 дней назад

    I should get my English teacher to attempt these questions...

  • PlayfulKittenGamer XD
    PlayfulKittenGamer XD 14 дней назад

    Eyyy my mom works at UC Berkeley!!

  • Frost Gaming [GD]
    Frost Gaming [GD] 14 дней назад

    ... I got both of these right, still, it's really exhausting to try and figure them out. Like, there's no point to these
    My heart goes out to those students out there ❤️

  • My Kookie
    My Kookie 14 дней назад

    I honestly think these tests are mostly useless at some point.

  • Me, a rat. BTS, the Pied Piper
    Me, a rat. BTS, the Pied Piper 15 дней назад

    I almost fell asleep

  • Aiman Amirah
    Aiman Amirah 15 дней назад

    i feel like the concepts they were trying to portray were pretty simple, but the wording really throws you off damn.

  • Boulevard Of Broken Nightmares
    Boulevard Of Broken Nightmares 16 дней назад

    Yessss I got both right 😁

  • John Naranjo
    John Naranjo 16 дней назад

    Geez, just reduce the passages to their essential messages and use logic to discern the answers. I answered both of them correct by doing that. That’s easy.

  • It’s just Crystal
    It’s just Crystal 17 дней назад

    My family’s from South Korea but I was born in America

  • Chief Bubbles
    Chief Bubbles 17 дней назад

    Quick Answer:
    No because you're not Korean.
    You're welcome

  • Bonita Boys
    Bonita Boys 17 дней назад +1

    So you legit have a better chance of getting it right by guessing lol

  • Mary Claire
    Mary Claire 17 дней назад

    sooooo am I the only one who genuinely didn't think those questions were *thaaaat* hard? :?

  • MIVA 2317
    MIVA 2317 17 дней назад

    I love Garret! He is on Homebuddies and pls make more homebuddies lol

  • Lone Wolf
    Lone Wolf 18 дней назад

    try CBSE

  • Chelsea Watson
    Chelsea Watson 18 дней назад +1

    I got both right and I’m 14. Booyahh! Who needs University. Lol

  • Aaron Spade
    Aaron Spade 18 дней назад

    Wow just wow

  • Fluffy Bird
    Fluffy Bird 18 дней назад

    The last answer is implying in short terms that the outcome is little to no reward and the work to get the outcome just goes on forever. This is an ideal case because the time that is spent is more than the outcome. I haven’t taken anything like the SATs but as long as you leave out the details and look at it hard enough, it could be answered correctly.

  • Adriana Galindo
    Adriana Galindo 19 дней назад

    white guys in white college

  • bonbons
    bonbons 20 дней назад

    I'm a PhD candidate in Korean linguistics and if I turned in writing like that to journals my papers would be refused flat out. No one publishes things that needlessly verbose since like 1960... the point of academic writing is to share new information or old information presented in a new light. If your findings are hidden under layers of overly grandois language you just come across smug and immature. The words used are technical but the writing overall is concise and structured. (Philosophy dept or the like might disagree with me, not sure about less science based disciplines, but anything experimental or practical/applied should maintain a sense of directness.)

  • Soya Sawyer
    Soya Sawyer 20 дней назад

    Ned is from Yale, omg!

  • Why Smile
    Why Smile 20 дней назад

    Just like what the saying says:
    If you think you're good, remember that there's still 5 000 Koreans better than you.

  • Flippin
    Flippin 20 дней назад

    lol im korean but thank go di live in the us.

  • Panzer Blitz
    Panzer Blitz 21 день назад

    One of the hardest Korean tests: Why is it unethical and criminal to torture dogs? South Korean can't answer and his head falls off

  • AlyMaxene Cal
    AlyMaxene Cal 21 день назад

    I am kinda embarassed since here in the Philippines we have 8 hours of studying, lots of students here even study and do their assignment inside the classroom and that day is the deadline of the submission😂
    I play and watch shits the moment I get home (4:00 PM) then I sleep at 12 AM then wake up at 4:30 AM 😢

  • Taufik Armaputra
    Taufik Armaputra 21 день назад

    yeah sure. answering two questions with all the time in the world. Totally "smart" scholars.

  • Kate D
    Kate D 21 день назад

    English literature and comprehension are subjects I excel at, and always have. These paragraphs (let's be real here) were poorly written. When your flow is so hampered by excessive words that your reader struggles to comprehend the purpose, it is the fault of the AUTHOR, not the reader. Anybody who struggles through these questions shouldn't be ashamed of themselves. It's just poor writing.

  • Kyla Wiseman
    Kyla Wiseman 22 дня назад

    I’d fail so fast

  • Sumru Büsra
    Sumru Büsra 22 дня назад +1

    Got a headache just watching it

  • IST Cubed
    IST Cubed 22 дня назад

    this should have been in the philosophy exam

  • Tiep
    Tiep 22 дня назад

    English isn’t native to me but I had no problem understanding the text or giving the correct answer. I didn’t study for 13 hours a day and I outperform south koreans that easily? Baffling.
    The questions themselves are also completely whack. A ’fill in the blank’ qustion with multiple choice? Come on. I thought higher of their educational system.

  • couchmermaid
    couchmermaid 22 дня назад

    this....didn't seem that hard

  • Carlos Pelcastre
    Carlos Pelcastre 22 дня назад

    They aren't that difficult

  • Umair Tahir
    Umair Tahir 22 дня назад

    it is so easy if you understand the thing

  • Wanna one Bts
    Wanna one Bts 23 дня назад

    Best in 2014 now its 2018 this video 2017 in 2017 it was singapore

  • Spoorky
    Spoorky 23 дня назад +1

    I swear Koreans are spamming comments about bragging their intelligent minds and are better than the entire world but we just don't understand Korean

  • Spoorky
    Spoorky 23 дня назад +1

    And there are 100 people doing the test and the people showed in the video were the only ones survived...
    (is what I assume)

  • Mys
    Mys 23 дня назад

    I got both correct, but I think it was because I was given the liberty of pausing for a few seconds and silently reading it for myself (I cant concentrate when I or others read out loud). I think it helps to break down and summarize each sentence instead of being overwhelmed by the length and unfamiliar grammar/vocab (like poetry).

  • Sophia Hurwitz
    Sophia Hurwitz 24 дня назад

    I’m surprised I got both right

  • Antonis Spyropoulos
    Antonis Spyropoulos 24 дня назад

    Oh..... it buzzfeed.....

  • XxRMPGaming
    XxRMPGaming 24 дня назад +1

    They can just drop out and start utub.

    • XxRMPGaming
      XxRMPGaming 24 дня назад +1

      Dumbasses you don't need to complete college.

  • Mer Santos
    Mer Santos 24 дня назад

    Are these questions really hard?

  • Gwen Berlin
    Gwen Berlin 24 дня назад +1

    No freaking way.
    I'd so not pass.
    I'm average intelligence,sorry South Korea,not everyone is a genius.
    Stop pushing kids to suicide.

  • Cleo Singleton
    Cleo Singleton 24 дня назад +1

    I got a 33 in Reading on my ACT and I just had to end the video after the last question...

  • sivad parks
    sivad parks 25 дней назад

    When you're reading a passage saying the easy solution is best and instead of watching the video for the answer you try to solve it yourself.... Guess I'm not taking their advice

  • Beautyful Me
    Beautyful Me 25 дней назад

    I am korean soo ㄹㅎㄹㅓ

  • Lawrie M
    Lawrie M 26 дней назад

    Was this specifically made to trip people up?

  • gfriend trash
    gfriend trash 26 дней назад

    with those words of acknowledgements... but still people judge them as “dog-eaters” generalizing Asians lol

  • Stefan stupar
    Stefan stupar 26 дней назад

    American schools are easy

  • Morgan F.
    Morgan F. 26 дней назад

    5.5 hours of sleep to accommodate studying needs sounds pretty good to the person with a desire to succeed academically also known as myself.

  • Ayesha Irfan
    Ayesha Irfan 26 дней назад

    The pressure's seriously problematic but I'd rather a country's youth is focused on studying (no, not to a point where they're super stressed and suicidal) rather than on sex and promiscuity like the Western youth are.

  • Ana Flávia
    Ana Flávia 27 дней назад

    Brazil’s SAT-equivalent was created based on the South Korean. Now I know why it’s freaking hard and confusing. Our Portuguese questions are just like that: long, prolix, and fated to error.

  • Andrezzi
    Andrezzi 27 дней назад

    The problem with the education system is that they emphasize way too much on theory versus the practical application of that knowledge in the real world aka planet earth which many educators seem to forget. Any one of those answers could be a probable answer since the person that wrote that text is "all over the place". I am 99% sure they just took pieces of text here and there glued them together to make that paragraph. The purpose of language studies is to be able to communicate read/write fluently in an other language so you can find a job that needs and makes use of that knowledge. This piece of garbage test is useless in the real world because it doesn't give a good grasp of where the student stands in terms of talking in an other language, listening,reading,writing etc.