Friday, October 2, 2015

Mr. B's Brain-0 Quiz # 27


Mr. B’s “BRAIN-O” 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.

What is the next word in this the following sentence: “i” is the first, second, eighth, nineteenth, twenty-fifth, forty-first, ...”?


What is the last word in the sentence listed above?


What two whole numbers, neither of which contains the digit zero, can be multiplied together to give 1,000,000?


Rearrange the numbers in the two columns below so that both columns add up to the same amount.  You can only move two numbers.  What is the total of each column after you switch two numbers?

                1              3
                2              4
                7              5
                9              8


During half-time 11 football players took off their helmets and threw them in a pile.  On their way back out to the field to play the second half they all picked up a helmet without looking.  What is the probability that all got the right helmet except for one?

Life is a continuous exercise in creative problem solving.

- Michael J. Gelb

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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