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Brainteaser Quiz...







Take the time to tease your brain today. It's good for the spirit. What's more, it's a stress reliever. So have some fun, and afterward, check your answers with the solutions below.

1. A plane crashes on the U.S. and Canadian border, where do you bury the survivors?
  Canada
  U.S.
  None of the above

2. A rooster lays an egg on the peak of a roof. Which way does it fall?
  North
  South
  None of the above.

3. Janet loves red, and everything she owns is red. She lives in a red bungalow and her chairs are red, her tables are red. Her ceiling, walls and floor are all red. All of her clothes are red. Her shoes and even her carpet, television and phone are red. What color are her stairs?
  Red
  Blue
  None of the above

4. A father and son are in a car accident. They are rushed to the hospital. The father dies on the way, while the son is taken to the operating room. Later, the doctor comes in and says: "I can't operate on him, because he's my son." Is this scenario possible?
  Yes
  No
  None of the above

5. You throw some eggs, flour, vanilla, sugar, salt, and baking powder together. Do you have a cake?
  Yes
  No
  None of the above

6. Can you jump higher than your house?
  Yes
  No
  None of the above

7. At a wedding, the groom kisses the bride after they are pronounced man and wife, but when does the groom kiss the ringbearer?
  Before the wedding.
  During the wedding.
  None of the above.

8. Look at the picture below. How many dead?


  32
  8
  None of the above.

9. A man approaches a cop who's putting a ticket on a car in the grocery store parking lot. The man begs the cop to look the other way and forget the ticket, but the cop refuses. Then the man curses the cop, not once, but eight times. How many tickets does the man receive?
  9
  12
  None of the above.

10. If you mix all of the colors together would you have a rainbow?
  Yes
  No
  None of the above

11. A wolf climbed to the mountain top to begin its nightly howling. How long does it take it to reach the peak?
  Two nights.
  Five nights.
  None of the above.

12. You suddenly find yourself back in your old Kindergarten room. Can you read, write, and do your multiplication tables?
  Yes
  No
  None of the above

13. Can you swim faster than the Mississippi river?
  Yes
  No
  Sometimes

14. Bill and Janet Reece get divorced. Afterward, Janet takes back her maiden name. Yet, five years later, though she's still divorced from Bill, she's suddenly Mrs. Reece again. Is that possible?
  Yes
  No
  Sometimes

15. Jay is a murder suspect, but when questioned by the police, he says that he was home during the murder, watching his favorite sitcom, and could even give the police details about the show. Does that prove he's innocent?
  Yes
  No
  None of the above

16. An ostrich is homesick. When can the poor fellow fly south?
  In the spring.
  In the fall.
  None of the above.

17. The following sentence is true. The previous sentence is false. Is this logical?
  Yes
  No
  None of the above.

18. Is it possible that an ancient invention can allow us to see through walls?
  Yes
  No
  Sometimes

19. How many seconds are in a year?
  897555
  12
  None of the above.

20. If you're going to send a letter to your sweetheart, it is better to write the letter on a full stomach or an empty stomach?
  Full
  Empty
  None of the above.

   
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0-5 Okay, so your score was low. Maybe this kind of quiz is just not your bag, but congratulations on being a good sport. And before you go, check out the answers below to find out where you erred.
6-10 Not bad. Though you rarely pay attention to the small details, you certainly notice things that others miss. And what's more, you exhibit great sportsmanship. Check your incorrect answers below.
11 to 15 Good job! You pay attention to the details while your logic allows you to see the big picture. Congratulations, and before you go, check out the quiz answers below.
16 to 20 Bravo! Very well done. You're one of those rare people who pays attention to the small details and thinks logically most of the time. You're a certifiable Sherlock Holmes. Check out the answers below against any answers you missed.



Test Answers
1. None of the above. You never bury the survivors!
2. None of the above. A rooster can't lay eggs!
3. None of the above. Bungalows don't have stairs.
4. Yes. If you got this one wrong, shame on you! The doctor is a female!
5. No. Not until it's baked.
6. Yes. Go ahead and jump, and then see how high your house jumps.
7. None of the above. It's not customary for the groom to kiss the ringbearer.
8. None of the above. They're all dead--at least let's hope they are!
9. None of the above. The car didn't belong to the man.
10. No. You'd have gray.
11. None of the above. The wolf is already at the peak.
12. Yes. You're only visiting. You're not a student.
13. Yes. Rivers can't swim.
14. Yes. She married someone else whose last name is Reece.
15. No. He could have seen a rerun or recorded the show and watched it later.
16. None of the above. Ostriches can't fly.
17. None of the above. The sentences are a paradox, never giving an absolute answer.
18.Yes. Windows, invented in ancient times, allow us to see through walls.
19. There are twelve "seconds" in a year. January 2, February 2, March 2, and so on.
20. None of the above. It's best to write the love letter on paper.







"Brain Teaser Quiz," written and designed by Bobette Bryan, 2002






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