Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? is a television game show format based on asking grade-school level questions to adults. The television show involve members of the public or celebrities playing a game involving answering quiz questions to earn a points or prices.
The original format was based from the United States which first aired on FOX in February 2007. The show was created by Mark Burnett and shown in different foreign countries under the same title, and some under modified titles depending on whether or not the country uses "grades" or "years" in its system, for instance, the British and New Zealand versions do not call the show Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?, but rather, Are You Smarter Than a 10 Year Old?). The show has spawned many versions around the world