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Tuesday, June 20, 2006

Do you pay attention?

NO CHEATING!!!

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-- it just shows you how little we pay attention to the commonplace things of life.

Put your thinking caps on. No cheating! No looking around! No getting out of your chair! No using anything on or in your desk or computer!

Can you beat 20?? (The average is 7)

Leave answers in the comments section and I'll post answers later.

LET'S JUST SEE HOW OBSERVANT YOU REALLY ARE.

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't know)

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 the opening between the slats?

23. There are 12 buttons on a touch tone phone. What 2 symbols bear no digits?

24. How many curves are there in the standard paper clip?

25. Does a merry-go-round turn counter or clockwise?

14 touched me

Blogger Holly pondered...

1. Bottom
2. 50
3. Left
4. Gold/Red/White/Black/Blue/Silver
5. zero and one
6. Right
7. 20
8. Red
9. 89.5 ( I think)
10. clockwise (in the states)
11. left top to bottom right
12. 13
13. Right
14. clockwise
15. 8
16. left
17. 5
18. 6
19. Bashful (he's my favorite..LOL)
20. 8
21. Queen of something...I can't remember LOL
22. right
23. * #
24. 3
25. clockwise?

Gosh, I'm not very observant, I don't think, that was hard. LOL

6/20/2006 02:29:00 PM  
Blogger Valeen pondered...

Remember!! I'm from Canada, so some of these I've got an out on! LOL

1. Ours are actually horizontal and its on the right hand side.
2. 50?
3. Right
4. Red, white, black -- ??
5. 1 and 0
6. left with right
7. oh lord ... uhm ... 16?
8. 50/50 chance here - red on top
9. 80 something
10. clockwise
11. from right to left
12. 13
13 the right hand side
14. clockwise
15. 8
16. On the left side
17. five?
18. 6
19. Sleepy, Happy, Sneezy, Grumpy, Dopey, Doc. Who's missing? I have no clue
20. How many hot dog buns are in a standard package? We have both, eight and twelve packs.
21 On which playing card is the card maker's trademark? The joker, I think.
22. On the left hand side
23. pound and star keys
24. four
25. clockwise

6/20/2006 08:02:00 PM  
Blogger Suisan pondered...

1. green's on the bottom

2. states: 50

3. Statue of Liberty: right

4. six colors: red, white, black, gold, silver, blue. (I think blue. I think)

5. telephone, 1, 0 (Although 0 *has* letters, but not in alphabetic order)

6. left arm, right leg

7. 2o matches

8. On the United States flag : red

9. What is the lowest number on the FM dial? eh, 85. something

10. Which way does water go down the drain, counter or clockwise? myth--the water direction depends entirely on whether the sink is properly balanced.

11. "no smoking" sign: top right to bottom left

12. TV dial? 12 channels, up to channel 13

13 women's blouse: buttons on left

14. Which way do fans rotate? to the right?

15 stop sign eight sides

16. Do books have even-numbered pages on the right or left side? depends?

17 lug nuts: five?

18. standard pencil: eight

19. Sleepy, Happy, Sneezy, Grumpy, Dopey, Doc. Who's missing? Bashful

20. hot dog buns : eight

21 playing card: ace of spades

22 On which side of a Venetian blind is the cord that adjusts the opening between the slats? Well, on the left unless you request them on the right, the way all of them are in my house.

23. What 2 symbols bear no digits * #

24. standard paper clip: 3

25. counter-clockwise

6/20/2006 09:41:00 PM  
Blogger Fickle Fiona pondered...

Answers sometime tomorrow...

6/20/2006 10:08:00 PM  
Blogger Beth pondered...

1. Bottom
2. 50
3. Right??
4. Red, Blue, Black, Yellow, Green, White
5. 1 and zero
6. right (i think)
7. 20??
8. Red
9. 85.1??
10. depends on which side of the equator you're on
11. downward left to right ??
12. 13
13. left
14. depends... ceiling fans -- depend on what you have it switched to do... regular fans -- clockwise???
15. 6
16. left
17. 5
18. 6
19. Bashful
20. 10
21. Ace of Spades
22. right
23. # and *
24. three
25. counter

6/20/2006 10:56:00 PM  
Blogger Fickle Fiona pondered...

Oops...it was supposed to say, "based on American standards at the top." Guess the blogger gnomes got hungry and ate it.

...Fi

6/21/2006 06:25:00 AM  
Blogger Dylan pondered...

Damn, I'm not very observant. LOL.

6/21/2006 01:17:00 PM  
Blogger Fickle Fiona pondered...

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't
know) 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 smoking" 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 sides 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 standard 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 the
opening between the slats? LEFT

23. There are 12 buttons on a touch tone phone. What 2 symbols bear no
digits? *, #

24. How many curves are there in the standard paper clip? 3

25. Does a merry-go-round turn counter or clockwise? COUNTER

6/22/2006 07:52:00 AM  
Blogger Fickle Fiona pondered...

I only got 14 correct. If each questions is worth 4 points, I scored a 56F.

Yikes!

...Fi

6/22/2006 07:54:00 AM  
Blogger Valeen pondered...

I got 15 correct ... another Yikes! LOL, I really need to pay attention more.

6/22/2006 07:57:00 AM  
Blogger Holly pondered...

Hmm..I got 18. I guess it could be worse. LOL We all did pretty well if the average person only gets 7 correct, right?

6/22/2006 01:38:00 PM  
Blogger Fickle Fiona pondered...

I was really ashamed that I didn't know the answer to number 16 about the book pages and number 18 about the pencil.

I got the toilet and the merry-go-round correct though!

6/22/2006 05:38:00 PM  
Blogger Holly pondered...

I got the toilet, but not the merry-go-round. LOL

6/22/2006 07:02:00 PM  
Blogger CindyS pondered...

I'm just happy that I figured out that bashful was missing! I can't believe I didn't know the right answer for a stop sign!

CindyS

6/23/2006 04:48:00 AM  

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