Quiz: Are You Smarter Than a TSA Agent?

If you’ve ever been shoeless and arguing with a TSA agent over a rule the TSA website says is right but the TSA agent thinks is wrong, this quiz is for you.

Are you ready to play Are You Smarter Than a TSA Agent? Let’s do this.

Can you bring e-cigarettes?
Carry-on only
Checked bag only
Both checked and carry-on
Never

Correct!

Wrong!

Can you bring ice?
Carry-on only
Checked bag only
Both checked and carry-on
Never

Correct!

Wrong!

Can you bring a laser pointer?
Carry-on only
Checked bag only
Both checked and carry-on
Never

Correct!

Wrong!

Can you bring an alcoholic beverage over 140 proof?
Carry-on only
Checked bag only
Both checked and carry-on
Never

Correct!

Wrong!

Can you bring fresh eggs?
Carry-on only
Checked bag only
Both checked and carry-on
Never

Correct!

Wrong!

Can you bring knitting needles?
Carry-on only
Checked bag only
Both checked and carry-on
Never

Correct!

Wrong!

Can you bring pizza?
Carry-on only
Checked bag only
Both checked and carry-on
Never

Correct!

Wrong!

Can you bring a corkscrew that has a blade?
Carry-on only
Checked bag only
Both checked and carry-on
Never

Correct!

Wrong!

Can you bring a baseball bat?
Carry-on only
Checked bag only
Both checked and carry-on
Never

Correct!

Wrong!

Can you bring bear spray?
Carry-on only
Checked bag only
Both checked and carry-on
Never

Correct!

Wrong!

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