Quiz with 10 questions ........................... No Googling this time !

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Found 5th Mar 2008
10 questions ............... No Googling this time !

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1) A farmer had nine sheep, and all but seven died. How many did he have left ?

2) Three large people try to crowd under one small umbrella, but nobody gets wet. How is this possible ?

3) You are a bus driver. At the first stop of the day, eight people get on board. At the second stop, four get off, and eleven get on. At the third stop, two get off, and six get on. At the fourth stop, thirteen get off, and one gets on. At the fifth stop, five get off, and three get on. At the sixth stop, three get off, and two get on. What color are the bus driver's eyes ?

4) If you take two apples from three apples, how many do you have ?

5) A certain 5 letter word becomes shorter when you add two letters to it. What is the word ?

6) An electric train is traveling north-west at 95 miles p/h, and the wind is blowing southwest at 95 miles p/h. In which direction does the smoke blow ?

7) So Some months have 30 days, Some months have 31 days. How many months have 28 days ?

A train leaves from N.York City heading toward Los Angeles at 100 mph. Three hours later, a train leaves from Los Angeles heading toward N.York City at 200 mph. Assume there's exactly 2000 miles between Los Angeles and New York City. When they meet, which train is closer to New York City ?

9) A woman gave birth to two sons who were born on the same hour of the same day of the same year but were not twins. How is this possible ?

10) While on my way to St. Ives,
I met a man with seven wives.
Each wife had seven sacks;
Each sack had seven cats;
Each cat had seven kittens.
Kittens, cats, sacks, wives;
How many were going to St. Ives ?

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[FONT="Comic Sans MS"]10) While on my way to St. Ives,
I met a man with seven wives.
Each wife had seven sacks;
Each sack had seven cats;
Each cat had seven kittens.
Kittens, cats, sacks, wives;
How many were going to St. Ives ?
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This reminds me of the Die Hard film :-D

1. 7
2. it wasn't raining?
3. brown like mine (already knew it)
4. 2
5. Short ?
6. electric train? no smoke! hehe i knew this from kindergarden over 20 years ago
7. 1 ? feb?
8. they both are exactly same distance when they "meet"!!! (almost fell for this one and said train 2 :p)
9. tricky one this is... no idea!
10. 1: me!

9. 2 different mothers? Same day but same month ?

hashman;1674943

9. 2 different mothers? Same day but same month ?



donated eggs?

don't get the brown eyes.

hashman;1674931

7. 1 ? feb?



haha reread my answer... actually its 12: all of them!! oops

9) They were triplets/quad/quints etc

chesso;1674955

don't get the brown eyes.



re read the question slowly

1) 9 (he still has 9 sheep alive or dead)
2) It isn't raining
3) Blue (my eyes)
4) There are 3 apples
5) short
6) no smoke - it's electric
7) 12 - they all have 28 days (some have more too)
depends on your definition of meet. If it is when the front of one train passes the front of the other then The train that left New york. Otherwise both the same
9) ummmmm
10) Probably 0, we don't know that they are going to St Ives, only the story teller.

Ok so 9 stumps me, am I right on the others?

Got all of those straight away, heard them all before.

1. 7
2. It wasnt raining
3. Hazel (mine!)
4. 2
5. Short
6. None its electric
7. All of them
8. train 1 is slightly closer. They have met but the 1st train will be on the side nearest new york
9. They were 2 of triplets
10. 1 - me

Original Poster

All correct, only number 9 to get ?

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kelly_o_fanatic;1675005

Got all of those straight away, heard them all before.9. They were 2 of … Got all of those straight away, heard them all before.9. They were 2 of triplets



We posted at the exact same time ! All done ....That was ' easy '

1) 7

2) not raining

3) blue

4) 2

5) short

6) no smoke, electric train

7) all of them

neither, they have met

9)they were 2 of 3 triplets

10) none of them



i just did this without reading any of the comments for my own amusement

tracy013;1674991

re read the question slowly


duh - pleasingly grey!:oops:

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fiyero;1675004

1) 9 (he still has 9 sheep alive or dead)2) It isn't raining3) Blue (my … 1) 9 (he still has 9 sheep alive or dead)2) It isn't raining3) Blue (my eyes)4) There are 3 apples5) short6) no smoke - it's electric7) 12 - they all have 28 days (some have more too)8) depends on your definition of meet. If it is when the front of one train passes the front of the other then The train that left New york. Otherwise both the same9) ummmmm10) Probably 0, we don't know that they are going to St Ives, only the story teller.Ok so 9 stumps me, am I right on the others?




You are right on some but not all, see hashmans answers he has got them all right ...................... eventually

wouldnt triplets all come at the same time?

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muffin247;1675049

wouldnt triplets all come at the same time?


Same time, hours apart it wouldn't matter ..


9) A woman gave birth to two sons who were born on the same hour of the same day of the same year but were not twins. How is this possible ?

She's a midwife? :thumbsup:

muffin247;1675049

wouldnt triplets all come at the same time?



one was a girl DOH!

no 9? 1 on jan 5 at 12, 1 on nov 5 at 12

ermmmmm

peteivy;1675213

She's a midwife? :thumbsup:



thats a better anwser then tripletts :P
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