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testing the nation...

Here's that email we read out yesterday:

LET'S JUST SEE HOW OBSERVANT YOU REALLY ARE

Interesting viral e mail going around to see how observant you are and if you use all lobes of your brain. US studies using this quiz found that most people don’t use all of their brain most people got 7 out if 25.

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 23?? (The average is 7) Write down your answers as you go. Check answers (on the bottom), AFTER completing all the questions.

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'tknow)
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?(Don't you dare get up to see!)
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 theopening between the slats?
23. There are 12 buttons on a touch tone phone. What 2 symbols bear nodigits?
24. How many curves are there in the standard paper clip?
25. Does a merry-go-round turn counter clockwise or clockwise?

ANSWERS

1. On a standard traffic light, is the green on the top or bottom?BOTTOM
2. How many states are there in the USA? (Don't laugh, some people don'tknow) 50
3. In which hand is the Statue of Liberty's torch? RIGHT
4. What six colors are on the classic Campbell's soup label? BLUE, RED,WHITE, YELLOW, BLACK & GOLD
5. What two numbers on the telephone dial don't have letters by them? 1,0
6. When you walk does your left arm swing with your right or left leg?RIGHT
7. How many matches are in a standard pack? 20
8. On the United States flag is the top stripe red or white? RED
9. What is the lowest number on the FM dial? 88
10. Which way does water go down the drain, counter or clockwise?CLOCKWISE (NORTH OF THE EQUATOR)
11. Which way does a "no smokin g" sign's slash run?TOWARDS BOTTOM RIGHT
12. How many channels on a VHF TV dial? 12 (no #1)
13 On which side of a women's blouse are the buttons? LEFT
14. Which way do fans rotate? CLOCKWISE AS YOU LOOK AT IT
15 How! many si des does a stop sign have? 8
16.. Do books have even-numbered pages on the right or left side?LEFT
17 How many lug nuts are on a standard car wheel? 5
18. How many sides are there on a standard pencil? 6
19. Sleepy, Happy, Sneezy, Grumpy, Dopey, Doc. Who's missing? BASHFUL
20. How many hot dog buns are in a standa! rd package? 8
21 On which playing card is the card maker's trademark? ACE OF SPADES
22 On which side of a Venetian blind is the cord that adjusts theopening between the slats? LEFT
23. There are 12 buttons on a touch tone phone. What 2 symbols bear nodigits? * , #
24. How many curves are there in the standard paper clip? 3
25. Does a merry-go-round turn counter clockwise or clockwise? COUNTER

Ray

13 Comments:

  1. Mikee said...
    17, guess im smarter than your average retard...
    cant believe i got the traffic light one wrong
    ik23 said...
    21-i must be some sort of genius!!!
    Stephen said...
    15 thats ok considering it's an american quiz!
    sligo_jo said...
    way hey i got 18,im smarter than ur average retarded american!!!! happy days....
    Paul said...
    18 not bad
    Mike said...
    stupid american questions
    Richie said...
    14. Jesus that's shameful. That means I'm only twice as smart as your average American. I'm an Idiot. Thanks a lot Foley for crushing my self confidance. Looks like the only thing left for me now is radio DJing.
    Damien said...
    sligo_jo said...
    way hey i got 18,im smarter than ur average retarded american!!!! happy days....

    Dude....really nothing to be bragging about ;)
    Fergal said...
    20,yeah baby! stupid ass americans can only get 7, retards!!
    Pat182 said...
    Well i'll just go ahead and tell the truth. i got 8 ok. An American may have got higher. 21?? right o!!
    Rachel said...
    14 smart for a girl i suppose ! joking !
    liz said...
    16, not too bad. Considering the matches are different in the States, and also I get hot dog buns in packs of six in Aldi so that should really be 18!! I'm a genius!! Woo hoo.
    Michelle said...
    i got 16,ya i kno crappy but i missed lik 3 questions!!

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