# A Logic Test

1. How can you arrange for two people to stand on the same piece of newspaper and yet be unble to touch each other without stepping off the newspaper.
2. How many 3-cent stamps are there in a dozen?
3. A rope ladder hangs over the side of a ship. The rungs are one foot apart and the ladder is 12 feet long. The tide is rising at four inches an hour. How long will it take before the first four rungs of the ladder are underwater?
4. Which would you rather have, a trunk full of nickels or a trunk half full of dimes?
5. Steve has three piles of sand and Mike has four piles of sand. All together, how many do they have?
6. In which sport are the shoes made entirely of metal?
7. If the Vice-President of the United States should die, who would be President?
8. How can you throw a golf ball with all your might and — without hitting a wall or any other obstruction — have the ball stop and come right back to you?
9. According to most state laws, the attempt to commit a certain crime is punishable, but actually committing the crime is not. What is the crime?
10. Find the English word that can be formed from all these letters:

PNLLEEEESSSSS

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1. Slide the newspaper half way under a closed door and ask the two people to stand on the bit of newspaper on their side of the door.
2. There are twelve (not four).
3. Actually, the ladder will rise with the ship!
4. Dimes are smaller than nickels, so choose the dimes!
5. If they put them all together, there will be one pile.
6. Horse racing.
7. The President.
8. Throw the ball straight up.
9. Suicide
10. Sleeplessness

# A Quiz for People Who Know Everything

1. There’s one sport in which neither the spectators nor the participants know the score or the leader until the contest ends. What is it?
2. What famous North American landmark is constantly moving backward?
3. Of all vegetables, only two can live to produce on their own for several growing seasons. All other vegetables must be replanted every year. What are the only two perennial vegetables?
4. At noon and midnight the hour and minute hands are exactly coincident with each other. How many other times between noon and midnight do the hour and minute hands cross?
5. What is the only sport in which the ball is always in the possession of the team on defense, and the offensive team can score without touching the ball?
6. What fruit has its seeds on the outside?
7. In many liquor stores, you can buy pear brandy, with a real pear inside the bottle. The pear is whole and ripe, and the bottle is genuine; it hasn’t been cut in any way. How did the pear get inside the bottle?
8. Only three words in standard English begin with the letters “dw.” They are all common. Name two of them.
9. There are fourteen punctuation marks in English grammar. Can you name half of them?
10. Where are the lakes that are referred to in the “Los Angeles Lakers?”
11. There are seven ways a baseball player can legally reach first base without getting a hit. Taking a base on balls — a walk — is one way. Name the other six.
12. It’s the only vegetable or fruit that is never sold frozen, canned, processed, cooked, or in any other form but fresh. What is it?
13. How is it possible for a pitcher to make four or more strikeouts in one inning?
14. Name six or more things that you can wear on your feet, that begin with the letter “s.”

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1. Boxing.
2. Niagara Falls. The rim is worn down about 2 and a half feet each year because of the millions of gallons of water that rush over it every

minute.

3. Asparagus and rhubarb.
4. Ten times (not eleven, as most people seem to think, if you do not believe it, try it with your watch, it is only 10 times).
5. Baseball.
6. Strawberry.
7. The pear grew inside the bottle. The bottles are placed over pear buds when they are small, and are wired in place on the tree. The bottle is left in place for the whole growing season. When the pears are ripe, they are snipped off at the stems.
8. Dwarf, dwell, and dwindle.
9. Period, comma, colon, semicolon, dash, hyphen, apostrophe, question mark, exclamation point, quotation marks, brackets, parenthesis, braces, and ellipses.
10. In Minnesota. The team was originally known as the Minneapolis Lakers, and kept the name when they moved west.
11. Batter hit by a pitch; passed ball; catcher interference; catcher drops third strike; fielder’s choice; and being designated as a pinch runner.
12. Lettuce.
13. If the catcher drops a called third strike, and doesn’t throw the batter out at first base, the runner is safe.
14. Shoes, socks, sandals, sneakers, slippers, skis, snowshoes, stockings, and so on.

# Easy Quiz Questions

1. What is 5 divided by 1/2 plus 3?
2. I have two coins making 55 cents but one is not a nickel. How can that be?
3. Why are 1977 dollars worth more than 1976 dollars?
4. What word in the English language does nearly everyone pronounce incorrectly?
5. In the United States is it legal for a man to marry his widow’s sister?
6. How much dirt is there in a hole that measures two feet by three feet by four feet?
7. Some months have 30 days, some months have 31 days; how many have 28?
8. Which is correct – eight and eight IS fifteen or eight and eight ARE fifteen?
9. A 10 foot rope ladder hangs over the side of a boat with the bottom rung at the surface of the water. There is one foot between rungs and the tide goes up at the rate of 6 inches per hour. How long until three rungs are covered?
10. Mr. and Mrs. Smith have six daughters and each daughter has one brother. How many
people in the family?

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Well, it’s supposed to be fun, not work!

1. 13. 5 divided by .5 = 10 + 3 = 13.
2. Only one is not a nickel, because it is a 50 cent piece. The other is a nickel.
3. Because \$1977.00 is more than \$1976.00.
4. The word ‘incorrectly’.
5. No. If he has a widow, then the man is dead and cannot marry anyone.
6. There is no dirt in a hole.
7. All the months.
8. Neither. Eight and eight equals SIXTEEN.
9. The rungs will never be covered because the boat rises with the tide.
10. 9 family members total. 6 daughters, 1 brother, Mr. Smith and Mrs. Smith.

# Childhood Quiz

This quiz has been around since we were kids. Remember the answers?

1. If a plane crashed on the border of the USA and Canada, where should the survivors be buried?
2. How many species of each animal did Moses take aboard the ark?
3. How many months have 28 days?
4. How far can a bear walk into the woods?
5. What is the value of coin dated 24 B.C.?
6. How many grooves does a 45rpm phonograph record have?
7. A camper leaves her camp, hikes 1 mile south, then 1 mile east where she sees a bear. Then she hikes 1 mile north to arrive at her camp. What color is the bear?
8. If a rooster lays an egg on the peak of a roof, will the egg roll to the left side or to the right side?
9. If a south bound electric train is traveling at a rate of 66 miles per hour and the wind is blowing to the north at 35 miles per hour, which way will the smoke blow?
10. On which side of a chicken are the most feathers?

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1. You don’t bury survivors.
2. Moses didn’t have an Ark, Noah did.
3. All twelve of them.
4. Half way, then he is walking out of the woods.
5. Nothing, a coin could not be dated BC.
6. One (spiraling) on each side.
7. The camp must be at the north pole, therefore the bear is white.
8. Roosters don’t lay eggs, chickens do.
9. Electric trains don’t blow smoke.
10. The outside.

# Aptitude Test

1. Some months have 30 days, some months have 31 days. How many months have 28 days?
2. If a doctor gives you 3 pills and tells you to take one pill every half hour, how long would it be before all the pills have been taken?
3. I went to bed at eight o’clock in the evening and wound up my clock and set the alarm to sound at nine o’clock in the morning. How many hours sleep would I get before being awoken by the alarm?
4. Divide 30 by half and add ten. What do you get?
5. A farmer had 17 sheep. All but 9 died. How many live sheep were left?
6. If you had only one match and entered a COLD and DARK room, where there was an oil heater, an oil lamp and a candle, which would you light first?
7. A man builds a house with four sides of rectangular construction, each side having a southern exposure. A big bear comes along. What color is the bear?
8. Take 2 apples from 3 apples. What do you have?
9. How many animals of each species did Moses take with him in the Ark?
10. If you drove a bus with 43 people on board from Chicago and stopped at Pittsburgh to pick up 7 more people and drop off 5 passengers and at Cleveland to drop off 8 passengers and pick up 4 more and eventually arrive at Philadelphia 20 hours later, what’s the name of the driver?