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Quick Intelligence Test

Discussion in 'The Powder Keg' started by Oxford, Jun 30, 2002.

  1. Oxford

    Oxford G&G Evangelist

    1. If you went to bed at 8 o'clock at night and wound up your clock alarm to get you up
    at 9 o'clock the next morning, how many hours sleep would you get?

    2. Do they have a 4th of July in England?

    3. How many birth days does the average man have?

    4. Why can't a man living in Winston-Salem, NC, be buried west of the Mississippi River?

    5. If you had only one match and entered a room in which there was a kerosene lamp, an oil heater,
    and a woodburning stove, which would you light first?

    6. Some months have 30 days, some have 31; how many months have 28 days?

    7. If a doctor gave you 3 pills and told you to take one every half hour, how long would they last you?

    8. A man builds a house and all four sides have a southern exposure. A bear wanders by - what
    color is the bear?

    9. How far can a dog run into the woods?

    10. What four words appear on every denomination of U.S. coins?

    11. In baseball, how many outs in an inning?

    12. I have in my hand only 2 U.S. coins which total 55 cents in value. One is not a nickel. What are
    the coins?

    13. A farmer has 17 sheep. All but 9 died. How many did he have left?

    14. Divide 30 by 1/2 and add ten. What is the answer?

    15. Two men were playing checkers. Each played five games and each man won the same number
    of games. No draws. How can this be?

    16. Take two apples from three apples and what do you have?

    17. An archaeologist claimed he found some coins of gold dated to 46 B.C. Do you think he did?

    18. How many animals of each species did Moses take aboard the Ark with him?

    19. Is it legal in California for a man to marry his widow's sister?

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    Here are the >answers:

    1. 1 hour of sleep. Wind up clocks don't have am/pm settings.

    2. Yes, and a 5th, a 6th, ...

    3. 1

    4. He could be buried alive but that would be awful.

    5. Light the match first.

    6. All 12 have 28 days

    7. 1 hour

    8. White. The North Pole is the only place where all four sides face south.

    9. halfway, then he would be running out of the woods.

    10. In God We Trust

    11. 6 outs per inning

    12. A half-dollar and a nickel. (Only one was not a nickel)

    13. 9 sheep

    14. 70

    15. They weren't playing against each other

    16. 2 apples

    17. How can coins be dated B.C. if the designation didn't exist until A.D.

    18. I thought Noah brought 2 of each animal, not Moses

    19. No. Can't marry someone if you're dead.
     
  2. Great. I get everything except 14.
     

  3. Oxford

    Oxford G&G Evangelist

    Try this...30/0.5=60 + 10 =70
     
  4. Klaus

    Klaus G&G Newbie

    17. Coins can be dated B.C. They just weren't marked that way.
    18. Noah was supposed to carry 7 pairs of every "kind" of clean animal and bird, one pair of everything else. Most mammals, including critters like Giraffes, are clean under Old Testament definitions.
     
  5. Eric

    Eric G&G Newbie

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    Let him have it Klaus!