# Brain activity test

• posted on January 16, 2007, 4:25 pm

The answer to these questions seem so simple --------But are they ???????????
Test for Brain Activity
Below are four (4 ) questions and a bonus question . You have to answer them instantly. You can't take your time, answer all of them immediately . OK?
Let's find out just how clever you really are....
First Question:
You are participating in a race. You overtake the second person. What position are you in?
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absolutely wrong! If you overtake the second person and you take his place, you are second!
Try not to screw up next time.
but don't take as much time as you took for the first question, OK ?
Second Question:
If you overtake the last person, then you are...?
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Answer: If you answered that you are second to last, then you are wrong again. Tell me, how can you overtake the LAST Person?
You're not very good at this, are you?
Third Question:
Very tricky arithmetic! Note: This must be done in your head only .
Do NOT use paper and pencil or a calculator. Try it.
Now add 10 . What is the total?
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Did you get 5000?
The correct answer is actually 4100.
If you don't believe it, check it with a calculator!
Today is definitely not your day, is it?
Maybe you'll get the last question right....
.Maybe.
Fourth Question:
Mary's father has five daughters: 1. Nana, 2. Nene, 3. Nini,
4. Nono. What is the name of the fifth daughter?
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NO! Of course it isn't.
Her name is Mary. Read the question again!
Okay, now the bonus round:
A mute person goes into a shop and wants to buy a toothbrush. By
imitating the action of brushing his teeth he successfully
expresses himself to the shopkeeper and the purchase is
done.
Next, a blind man comes into the shop who wants to buy a pair of
sunglasses; how does HE indicate what he wants?
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He just has to open his mouth and ask...
It's really very simple....
SEND THIS TO THE SMART PEOPLE IN YOUR LIFE

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• posted on January 17, 2007, 12:29 am

If you overtake the last person in the race then you have lapped him but that does not tell us your position in the race. It just tells us that you are more than a lap ahead of this loser. You need to watch more NASCAR. These have been around for a long time.