Mr.
B’s “BRAINO” 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.
1.

What gets wetter
and wetter the more it dries?


2.

A horse is tied to
a 30 ft long rope. Its hay is 45 feet
away, but it still manages to eat. How
is this possible?


3.

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
77?


4.

Study this
paragraph. Can you find anything odd
about it? Go through it
assiduously. It has no particular
grammatical flaws, although I admit that it contains occasional combinations
of words that sound a bit funny or artificial. But that is not what is most unusual about
it. (Hint: To work this out, you must
know a basic fact arising from orthographic statistics.)


5.

You are in a math class in the year
1900 and your teacher gives you a set of “Napier’s Bones”. What mathematical operation can you
perform with them?

A man who has committed a mistake and doesn’t correct it
is committing another mistake.
is committing another mistake.
 Confucius
WARNING: For
Educational Purposes Only.
Please do not attempt to answer any of these questions
unless you are willing to learn something.
Please do not attempt to answer any of these questions
unless you are willing to learn something.
Answers will be
posted on Monday.
David
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