Logic Test #1
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What is 5 divided by 1/2 plus 3?





13.  5 divided by .5 = 10 + 3 = 13

I have two coins making 55 cents but one is not a nickel. How can that be?

Only one is not a nickel, because it is a 50 cent piece.  The other is a nickel.
Why are 1977 dollars worth more than 1976 dollars?


Because $1977.00 is more than $1976.00.

What word in the English language does nearly everyone pronounce incorrectly?


In the United States is it legal for a man to marry his widow's sister?

No.  If he has a widow, then the man is dead and cannot legally marry anyone.

How much dirt is there in a hole that measures two feet by three feet by four feet?

There is no dirt in a hole.

Some months have 30 days, some months have 31 days; how many have 28?

All the months.

Which is correct - eight and eight IS fifteen or eight and eight ARE fifteen?

Neither.  Eight and eight equals SIXTEEN.

A 10 foot rope ladder hangs over the side of a boat with the bottom rung at the surface of the water. There is one foot between rungs and the tide goes up at the rate of 6 inches per hour. How long until three rungs are covered?

The rungs will never be covered because the boat rises with the tide.

Mr. and Mrs. Smith have six daughters and each daughter has one brother. How many people in the family?


9 family members total.  6 daughters, 1 brother, Mr. Smith and Mrs. Smith.

Test #2
Two planes leave Chicago and New York at the same time. Assume a 1000 mile distance. The east bound plane travels 240 miles per hour but due to headwinds the west bound plane can only make 80 miles per hour. When they meet, which is nearest to Chicago?


Neither.  When they meet they will be equally near.

Take 2 apples from 3 apples and what have you got?


2 apples.

How many of each animal did Moses take on the Ark?

Moses didn't take any animals onto the Ark.  Noah did.

Amoebas reproduce by splitting in two. An amoeba which does so every minute is placed in a jar at exactly ten o'clock in the morning. At 12:00 noon the jar is full. At what time is the jar half full?



There is a clerk in a butcher shop that is 6 foot 5 inches tall, wears size 15 sneakers, and really loves to eat  steak.  What does he weigh?


A clerk in a butcher shop weighs meat.
A farmer had seventeen sheep, all but nine died, how many did he have left?



A plane is flying from Canada to America and it crashes on the border. What side will the survivors be buried on?


Survivors are still alive, they aren't buried.

In California, you cannot take a picture of a man with a wooden leg. Why not?


You can't take pictures with a wooden leg.  You need a camera to take pictures.

If you only had 1 match and were in a dark room with a candle, a woodstove and a gas lamp, which do you light first?


The match.

Which is correct:
A:   The Second Millennium began Jan. 1, 2000.
B:   The Second Millennium will begin Jan. 1, 2001.

Neither is correct.  The Second Millennium began Jan. 1, 1001.

Test #3

A doctor gives you 3 pills and tells you to take 1 each half hour.  How long before all 3 pills are taken?

1 Hour.

How far can a dog run into the woods?


Halfway through the woods.  After halfway the dog would be running out of the woods, not "into the woods."

How many bricks does it take to complete a 50x50x10 feet brick house?


Only the "last one."

Is there a 4th of July in England?


Yes.  They just don't celebrate the American day of Independence on it.

The capital of Turkey is a long word.  Can you spell it?


An electric train is traveling at 100 kilometers per hour. The wind is blowing in an easterly direction at 25 kilometers per hour. Which way is the smoke from the train blowing?


There is no smoke with an electric train.

A man builds a house with all 4 sides facing south. A bear walks past the house. What color is the bear?


White.  If the house has four southern exposures, it must be at the very top of the North Pole.

Before Mount Everest was discovered, what was the highest mountain on Earth?


Mount Everest.

Clara Clatter was born on December 27th, yet her birthday is always in the summer. How is this possible?


Clara lives in the Southern hemisphere where the seasons are reversed.

If a rooster laid a brown egg and a white egg, what kind of chicks would hatch?


Roosters don't lay eggs.

Test #4

In baseball, how many outs are there in an inning?


6 outs per inning.  3 outs for each team.

Two men play 5 games of checkers and each win the same numbers of games.  There are no ties.  How is this possible?


We never said the men were playing each other.

If a farmer has 5 haystacks in one field and 4 haystacks in the other field, how many haystacks would he have if he combined them all in the center field?


One. If he combines all of his haystacks, they all become one big stack.

If I  dropped a bowling ball in a bucket of water which is 45 degrees F, and dropped another ball of the same weight, mass,and size in a bucket at 30 degrees F, both of them at the same time, which ball would hit the bottom of the bucket first? Same question, but the location is in Canada?


The ball in the bucket of 45 degree F water hits the bottom of the bucket last. Did you think that the water in the 30 degree F bucket is frozen? Think again. The question said nothing about that bucket having anything in it. Therefore, there is no water (or ice) to slow the ball down...

If a doctor gave you 3 pills and told you to take one every half hour, how long would they last you?


1 hour.  You take the first pill immediately, the second in a half hour and the third a half hour later.

An archaeologist claimed he found some coins of gold with a date reading 46 B.C. Do you think he did?


How can coins be dated B.C. if the designation didn't exist until A.D.

How is it that a person born in Massachusetts, whose parents were both born in Massachusetts, is not a U.S. Citizen?

The reason: Prior to 1789, when the constitution was ratified, Massachusetts was an English colony and the United States didn't exist

How many times can you subtract 5 from 25?

Once. Once  you subtract 5 from 25, you no longer have 25!

In a criminal trial, what is the relationship of the defendant to the trial judge, if the defendant's brother-in-law's only sister's husband is the father of the son of the judge?

He is married to the female judge.

Which weighs more, a pound of pennies or a pound of dimes?

Neither.  A pound is a pound, the world around, 16 oz!


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