It's that time of year to take our annual senior citizen test.
Exercise of the brain is as important as exercise of the muscles.
As we grow older, it's important to keep mentally alert. If you don't
use it you lose it! below is a very private way to gauge your loss or
non-loss of intelligence.
Take the test presented here to determine if you're losing it or not.
The spaces below are so you don't see the answers until you've made
OK, relax, clear your mind and begin.
1. What do you put in a toaster?
Answer: 'bread' If you said 'toast', give up now and do something else.
Try not to hurt yourself. If you said 'bread' go to question 2.
2. Say 'silk' five times. Now spell 'silk'.
What do cows drink?
Answer: Cows drink water. if you said 'milk' don't attempt the next
question. Your brain is over-stressed and may even overheat.
Content yourself with reading more appropriate literature
with lots of pictures. However, if you said 'water. proceed
to question 3
3. If a red house is made from red bricks and a blue house is made
of blue bricks and a pink house is made of pink bricks and a black
house is made of black bricks, what is a green house made from?
Answer: Greenhouses are made from glass. If you said 'green bricks'
why are you still reading these ????
If you said 'glass' go on to question 4
4. It's twenty odd years ago, and a plane is flying at 20.000 feet
over Germany (If you recall, Germany at that time was politically divided into
West Germany and East Germany) Anyway, during the flight, two
engines fail. The pilot, realizing that the last remaining engine is also
failing, decides on a crash landing procedure. Unfortunately the
engine fails before he can do so and the plane
fatally crashes smack in the middle of 'no man's land' between
East Germany and West Germany. Where would you bury the
survivors? East Germany, West Germany, or no man's land?
Answer: You don't bury survivors.
If you said ANYTHING else, you're a dunce and you must stop. If you said,
'You don't bury survivors' proceed to the next question.
5. Without using a calculator - you are driving a bus from London to
Milford Haven in Wales. In London, 17 people get on the bus. In
Reading, six people get off the bus and nine people get on. In Swindon,
two people get off and four get on. In Cardiff, 11 people get off
and 16 people get on. In Swansea, three people get off and five people
get on. In Carmathen, six people get off and three get on. You then arrive at Milford
Heaven. What is the name of the bus driver?
Answer: Oh, for crying out loud!
Don't you remember your own name? It was YOU !!!
Now if you pass this along to your friends you need to pray they
do better than you. p.s. 95% of people fail these questions.