The American quiz show Are you Smarter than a 5th Grader started back in 2007, and it has gone on to become a franchise. The show was initially based on a concept that Howard Stern had on his show. Famous television producer Mark Barnett then altered it to appeal to a mass audience. The show has become a worldwide hit, with versions of it appearing in over 25 countries. But the question is now posed to you ? are you smarter than a fifth-grader?