During a visit to a mental asylum, a visitor asked the Director what the criteria is that defines if a patient should be institutionalized.
"Well," said the Director, "we fill up a bathtub. Then we offer a teaspoon, a teacup, and a bucket to the patient and ask the patient to empty the bathtub."
Okay, here's your test:
1. Would you use the spoon?
2. Would you use the teacup?
3. Would you use the bucket?
"Oh, I understand," said the visitor. "A normal person would choose the bucket, as it is larger than the spoon." What was the director's response?View full teaser and answer
Handel has been killed and Beethoven is on the case. He has interviewed the four suspects and their statements are shown below. Each suspect has said two sentences...one sentence of each suspect is a lie and one sentence is the truth. Help Beethoven figure out who the killer is.
Joplin: I did not kill Handel. Either Grieg is the killer or none of us is.
Grieg: I did not kill Handel. Gershwin is the killer.
Strauss: I did not kill Handel. Grieg is lying when he says Gershwin is the killer.
Gershwin: I did not kill Handel. If Joplin did not kill him, then Grieg did.
Imagine a world in which the colors of things have changed from what we consider normal. Assume the following changes:
Snow is now red.
Grass is now black.
The sky is now brown.
Blood is now white.
Soot is now green.
In such a world, what is the color of dirt?View full teaser and answer
In the following code, each symbol stands for one of five letters.
^ stands for M, O, I, U, or W
V stands for Y, U, F, E, or L
< stands for H, E, B, K, or T
> stands for J, A, G, N, or P
The four letter code word, <^>V, can be translated into two English words that are opposites. What are the two words?View full teaser and answer
What 5 chemical elements make chocolate?View full teaser and answer
Sid always moans that if only people told the truth he would sell more of his goods. What does he make?View full teaser and answer
A music teacher once told his student a fast way to make good compositions. The secret is to choose a famous composition, turn it around, and you will get your own original composition!
The student happily tried this secret, and it indeed works. However, this secret does not work for his music teacher's compositions. Why?View full teaser and answer
What do the following three items have in common?
1. A HUT
2. A MINE
3. A HOLM OAK
You can actually view words from a different perspective. For example, number could mean getting more numb, while a butter could simply be a goat or a ram.
And now for the problem. What do you call a wicked thing?View full teaser and answer
This is a newspaper headline:
Workers Strike - Want to Make Less Money!
What is going on?View full teaser and answer
Hidden in each sentence is a word. For example, in the sentence: When I grow up, I want to be a ranger. (Hidden animal) The hidden word is BEAR from "to BE A Ranger". Now, try to identify the hidden colors in the sentences below:
I agree not to eat all the food.
Bob decided to jump in, knowing that this is his only choice.
The sunset makes Cairo seem magnificent.
Some states ship lumber and coal on canal barges.
What are your answers to the respective questions so that your answers to all the questions are correct?
The answer to Question 2 is:
The first question with correct answer B is:
A. Question 3
B. Question 1
C. Question 2
The only answer you have not chosen yet is:
The Agents of F.C.I. have amusing anagrams to match their characteristics, for example, AGENT SOUL, whose name anagrams to LANGOUSTE, likes seafood.
Try to determine the Anagrams for the following Agents.
AGENT DEE is very young.
AGENT YIP specializes in Pharaohs and Sphinxes.
AGENT MIC has attractive abilities.View full teaser and answer
P is to L.
M is to OK.
Hence, D is to ___
How can you divide a pizza into 8 equal slices using only 3 straight cuts?
Hint: Think three-dimensionally!View full teaser and answer
I'm a word of letters four with close ties to snow.
Just half of my first my third letter will show.
One fifth of my fourth my first you may call.
Of my second 'tis best to say nothing at all.
What word am I?View full teaser and answer
What do the following words have in common?
What do the following words have in common, besides the fact that they're all three letters long?
Which does not belong?
What comes next?
0, 15, 30, 40, __View full teaser and answer