Friday, May 29, 2015

Brain'o Quiz # 9


Mr. B’s “BRAIN-O” Quiz
Guaranteed to unclog clogged up brains!
NAME:__________________ DATE:____________ PERIOD:_______
Directions: Carefully read and answer the following questions.  Print you 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.


In New York, a woman married ten different men from that city.  None of the men died, and she never divorced, yet she never broke any laws.  How was this possible?


A taxi driver was called to take a group of passengers to the airport.  The airport is normally an hour away, but with traffic being extra slow, it took a full hour and half an hour.  On the return trip the traffic was still heavy, but it only took him 90 minutes.  Why?


Which is grammatically correct?  Should you say “The yolk of an egg is white.” or “The yolks of eggs are white.”?


An electrician and a plumber attended the “International Home Show.”  One of them was the father of the other’s son.  How could this be possible?


Using any combination of parentheses and the operation symbols (+, -, x, and ÷), how can you arrange the numbers 6, 6, 6, 6, and 6 into a mathematical expression equal to 8?

The problem is not that there are problems.
The problem is expecting otherwise
and thinking that having problems is a problem.

- Theodore Rubin
WARNING: For Educational Purposes Only.
Please do not attempt to answer any of these questions
unless you are willing to learn something.
Answers will be posted on Monday. 


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