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THE IDIOT TEST

Can you pass the idiot test? 

scoring:
21 correct =genius
17 =above normal
15 =normal
8 =nincompoop
6 =moron
3 =idiot

1. Do they have a 4th of July in England?
2. How many birthdays does the average man have?
3. Some months have 31 days; how many have 28?
4. A woman gives a beggar 50 cents; the woman is the beggar's sister, but 
the beggar is not the woman's brother. How come?
5. Why can't a man living in the US be buried in Canada?
6. How many outs are there in an inning?
7. Is it legal for a man in California to marry his widow's sister? why?
8. Two men play five games of checkers. Each man wins the same number of games. There are no
ties. Explain this.
9. divide 30 by 1/2 and add 10. what is the answer?
10. A man builds a house rectangular in shape. All sides have a southern exposure. A big bear
walks by, what color is the bear and why?
11. If there are 3 apples and you take 2 away, how many do you have?
12. I have 2 US coins totaling 55 cents. One is not a nickel. What are the two coins
13. If you have one match and you walk into a room where there is an oil burner, a kerosene lamp,
and a wood burning stove, which do you light first?
14. How far can a dog run into the woods?
15. A doctor gives you three pills telling you to take one every half-hour. How long would the 
pills last?
16. A farmer has 17 sheep, and all but 9 die. How many are left?
17. How many animals of each sex did Moses take on the Ark?
18. A clerk in a butchers shop is 5' 10" tall. What does he weigh?
19. How many two cent stamps are there in a dozen?
20. What was the President's name in 1950?

Answers:

(WARNING- NO CHEATING!! DO NOT READ ON UNTIL YOU HAVE AN ANSWER OR ARE
REALLY STUMPED)


1. YES (they also have 3rd of July, 2nd of July...)
2. one (the rest are just anniverseries)
3. all months have (at least) 28 days
4. the begger is the woman's sister
5. because he is living
6. 6 (3 per side)
7. no. The man would be dead
8. they are not playing each other
9. 70 (30 divided by .5 is 60)
10. white (the bear is polar bear because the house is at the north pole)
11. 2 (YOU just took 2 apples)
12. a 50 cent piece and a nickel (one is not a nickel but the other one is
13. the match
14. half way (then he would be running out)
15. one hour (the first one, a half hour later, and another one more half hour later) 
16. 9 (all but 9 die...)
17. none. Noah was on the Ark not Moses
18. he weighs meat
19. 12
20. Bill Clinton

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