Thursday, September 29, 2005

One of Those Crazy Emails You Get From Time to Time

The average person only gets 7 right. There are 25 questions about things we see every day or have known about all our lives. How many can you get right? These little simple questions are harder than you think. Can you beat 20?? Write down your answers and check answers (in the comments).

Here we go!
1. On a standard traffic light, is the green on the top or bottom?
2. How many states are there in the USA? (Don't laugh, some people don't know.)
3. In which hand is the Statue of Liberty's torch?
4. What six colors are on the classic Campbell's soup label?
5. What two numbers on the telephone dial don't have letters by them?
6. When you walk does your left arm swing with your right or left leg?
7. How many matches are in a standard pack?
8. On the United States flag is the top stripe red or white?
9. What is the lowest number on the FM dial?
10. Which way does water go down the drain, counter or clockwise?
11. Which way does a "no smoking" sign's slash run?
12. How many channels on a VHF TV dial?
13. On which side of a women's blouse are the buttons?
14. Which way do fans rotate?
15. How many sides does a stop sign have?
16. Do books have even-numbered pages on the right or left side?
17. How many lug nuts are on a standard car wheel?
18. How many sides are there on a standard pencil?
19. Sleepy, Happy, Sneezy, Grumpy, Dopey, Doc. Who's missing?
20. How many hot dog buns are in a standard package?
21. On which playing card is the card maker's trademark?
22. On which side of a Venetian blind is the cord that adjusts the opening between the slats?
23. There are 12 buttons on a touch tone phone. What 2 symbols bear no digits?
24. How many curves are there in the standard paper clip?
25. Does a merry-go-round turn counter or clockwise?


Blogger Jan said...

1. Bottom
2. 50
3. Right
4. Blue, red, white, yellow, black & gold
5. 1, 0
6. Right
7. 20
8. Red
9. 87.7
10. Clockwise (north of the equator)
11. From lower right to upper left
12. 12 (there is no #1)
13. Left
14. Clockwise as you look at it from the front.
15. 8
16. Left
17. 5
18. 6
19. Bashful
20. 8
21. Ace of spades
22. Left
23. * and #
24. 3
25. Counter

I got 17. What did you get?

12:00 PM, September 29, 2005  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Only 16 for me. And some of the ones I got right were pretty random guesses!


12:46 PM, September 29, 2005  
Anonymous Sean Gleeson said...

I got 22.

12:48 PM, September 29, 2005  
Blogger Blair said...

18, although I should get 5/6th of a point for # 4

2:47 PM, September 29, 2005  
Blogger Kingery Family Blog said...

I get to wear the dunce cap... eleven..tho I should get that 5/6th point for #4 also...

3:47 PM, September 29, 2005  
Blogger Beemer said...


8:41 PM, September 29, 2005  
Blogger Jan said...

The artists score high. Figures.

8:50 PM, September 29, 2005  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

20. That was fun!


5:46 PM, October 01, 2005  

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