These seven questions test your common sense – how do you go? 53



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How much common sense have you got? We’re going to assume you have the full complement but for fun, have a go at these seven questions, designed to test your common sense – and also whether you are easily misled…

Below are seven questions, answer them all first, then watch the video clip to check your answers.

  1. A man went outside in the pouring rain with no protection, but not a hair on his head got wet. How come?
  2. John’s father has five sons named Alan, Blan, Clan and Dlan. What did he call his fifth son?
  3. A taxi driver is going down a one way street the wrong way, he passes twelve cops. Why does he not get arrested?
  4. What is directly in the middle of Australia?
  5. A soccer player kicks a ball. It goes ten feet and comes back to him. How is this possible?
  6. On average, how many books can you put in an empty backpack?
  7. A cowboy rode to an inn on Friday. He stayed two nights and left on Friday. How can this be?

How did you go? Who do you know who might want to try this? Be sure to share it with them!

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  1. Why are the answers in a video and not printed, who has the time or inclination for that shit? That’s 5 minutes never get back!

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