something to pass the time...

Discussion in 'MWT Community Bulletin Board' started by hunter7x, Jan 30, 2006.

  1. hunter7x

    hunter7x New Member

    Oct 22, 2002
    Indiana
    There are 25 questions about things we see every day or have known about all our lives. How many can you get right? These little simple questions are harder than you think-- it just shows you how little we pay attention to the commonplace things of life.


    Put your thinking caps ! on. No cheating! No looking around! No getting out of your chair! No using anything on or in your desk or computer!



    Can you beat 23?? (The average is 7) Write down your answers as you go. Check answers (on the bottom), AFTER completing all the questions.



    REMEMBER - NO CHEATING!!! BE HONEST!!! That means no looking at your phone or anything on your desk...



    Then, before you pass this on to your friends, change the number on the subject line to show how many you got correct. Forward to your friends and also back to the one who sent it to you.




    LET'S JUST SEE HOW OBSERVANT YOU REALLY ARE.

    Here we go!



    1. On a standard traffic light, is the green on the top or bottom?



    2. How many states are there in the USA? (Don't laugh, some people don't know)



    3. In which hand is the Statue of Liberty's torch?



    4. ! What six colors are on the classic Campbell's soup label?



    5. What two numbers on the telephone dial don't have letters by them?



    6. Whe! n you walk does your left! arm swing with your right or left leg? (Don't you dare get up to see!)



    7. How many matches are in a standard pack?



    8. On the United States flag is the top stripe red or white?



    9. What is the lowest number on the FM dial?



    10. Which way does water go down the drain, counter or clockwise?



    11. Which way does a "no smoki! ng" sign's slash run?



    12. How many channels on a VHF TV dial?



    13 On which side of a women's blouse are the buttons?



    14. Which way do fans rotate?



    15 How many sides does a stop sign have?



    16. Do books have even-numbered pages on the right or left side?



    17 How many lug n! uts are on a standard car wheel?



    18. How ma! ny sides are there on a standard pencil?



    19. Sleepy, Happy, Sneezy, Grumpy, Dopey, Doc. Who's missing?



    20. How many hot dog buns are in a standard package?



    21 On which playing card is the card maker's trademark?



    22 On which side of a Venetian blind is the cord that adjusts the opening between the slats?



    23. There are 12 buttons on a touch tone phone. What 2 symbols bear no digits?



    24. How many ! curves are there in the standard paper clip?



    25. Does a merry-go-round turn counter or clockwise?

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    ANSWERS


    1. On a standard traffic light, is the green on the top or bottom? BOTTOM


    2. How many states are there in the USA? (Don't laugh, some people don't know) 50


    3. In which hand is the Statue of Liberty's torch? RIGHT


    4. What six colors are on the classic Campbell's soup label? BLUE, RED, WHITE, YELLOW, BLACK & GOLD


    5. What two numbers on the telephone dial don't have letters by them? 1, 0


    6. When you walk does your left arm swing with your right or left leg? RIGHT


    7. How many matches are in a standard pack? 20


    8. On the Uni! ted States flag is the top stripe red or white? RED


    9. What is the lowest number on the FM dial? 88


    10. Which way does water go down the drain, counter or clockwise?

    CLOCKWISE (NORTH OF THE EQUATOR)


    11. Which way does a "no smoking" sign's slash run?

    TOWARDS BOTTOM RIGHT


    12. How many channels on a VHF TV dial? 12 (no #1)


    13 On which side of a women's blouse are the buttons? LEFT


    14. Which way do fans rotate? CLOCKWISE AS YOU LOOK AT IT


    15 How many sides does a stop sign have? 8


    16. Do books have even-numbered pages on the right or left side? LEFT


    17 How many lug nuts are on a standard car wheel? 5


    18. How many sides are there on a standard pencil? 6


    19. Sleepy, Happy, Sneezy, Grumpy, Dopey, Doc. Who's missing? BASHFUL


    20. How many hot dog buns are in a standard package? 8


    21 On which playing card is the card maker's trademark? ACE OF SPADES


    22 On which side of a Venetian blind is the cord that adjusts the opening between the slats? LEFT


    23. There are 12 buttons on a touch tone phone. What 2 symbols bear no digits? *, #


    24. How many curves are there in the standard paper clip? 3


    25. Does a merry-go-round turn counter or clockwise? COUNTER
     
  2. Big John

    Big John New Member

    Oct 24, 2003
    I missed 4,9,10,14
     

  3. hunter7x

    hunter7x New Member

    Oct 22, 2002
    Indiana
    I got a 16 Big John,
    I also missed the Campbells soup one. I guessed and only missed only color though !


    Oh and on 19 I couldn't remember so I guessed horney and missed it also.
     
  4. Big John

    Big John New Member

    Oct 24, 2003
    When I talk about them (dwarfs) I usaullly say sleezy.
     
  5. Lefty

    Lefty New Member

    Jun 29, 2004
    MO
    Well I got a 21/25...

    Missed: 3, 11, 17, and 19 :pop:
     
  6. rat

    rat Legbone

    Dec 13, 2005
    I missed a bunch. :(
     
  7. membergone

    membergone New Member

    Jan 17, 2004
    17 here......missed a three (what should have been) REALLY easy ones. :banghead: