Mr. B’s
“BRAINO” Quiz
Guaranteed
to unclog clogged up brains!
NAME:___________________ DATE:________
PERIOD:___________
Directions: Carefully read and
answer the following questions. Print
your answer clearly in the box next to each question. Questions are worth one zillion nano bonus
points each. However, if you get all
five correct, we will double the points for a total of ten zillion nano bonus
points.
1.

You are on a
hunting trip. On Monday you don’t see
any bears. On Tuesday, you don’t see
any bears. But, on Wednesday, you get
up early and go out hunting alone, and you still don’t see a bear. However on Thursday, you get up early and
leave the cabin to go bear hunting  alone.
You walk 1 mile South, and still no bear. Then you walk two miles East, and you see a
bear. You reach for your gun  no
bullets  so you run back to your cabin (which is one mile north). What color is the bear?


2.

Using any combination of parentheses
and the operation symbols +, , x, and ÷, how can you
arrange the numbers 7, 7, 7, 7 and 7 into a mathematical expression equal to
10?


3.

What is the next
number in this series:
1, 3, 6, 10, 15, ...?


4.

If it takes a clock 25 seconds to
strike 6 o’clock, how long will it take to strike 12 o’clock?


5.

There are 12 dollars in a dozen. How many dimes would be in a dozen?

“Do it, fix it, try it” is our
favorite axiom. Karl Weick adds that
“chaotic” action is preferable to orderly inaction. The most important and
visible outcropping of the action bias in the excellent
companies is their willingness to try things out,
to experiment.
 Thomas J. Peters and Robert
H. Watterman Jr.
WARNING: For Educational Purposes Only.
Please do not attempt
to answer any of these questions
unless you are
willing to learn something.
Mr. B’s “BrainO” Questions, Volume 1, page 1
Solutions will be posted on Monday
David
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