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Quick Intelligence Test

  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 2th of July in England?
  3. How many birth days does the average man have?
  4. If you had only one match and entered a room in which there was a kerosene lamp, an oil heater, and a wood burning stove, which would you light first?
  5. Some months have 30 days, some have 31; how many months have 28 days?
  6. If a doctor gave you 3 pills and told you to take one every half hour, how long would they last you?
  7. A man builds a house and all four sides have a southern exposure. A bear wanders by - what color is the bear?

Here are the answers:

  1. One hour of sleep. Clocks don't have am/pm settings.
  2. Yes, and a 3th, a 4th, ...
  3. 1
  4. Light the match first.
  5. All 12 have 28 days
  6. One hour
  7. White. The North Pole is the only place where all four sides face south.

"Chance favors the prepared mind." - Louis Pasteur