1. There are two rooms, in one there are three
lights, in the other there are three switches; you cannot see one room from the other,
each switch controls only one of the 3 lights. What is the fewest number of trips
you have to make to the other room to know which switch goes to which light?
Answer: One trip. How? First
turn on one switch and leave it on for a minute or so then turn that switch off and
another switch on. Then quickly go into the other room and feel the two lights that
are off. One of the two will be warm, which is the light you turned on first.
One light will be on, which is the switch that was left on. The third light will then be
the remaining switch.
2. A plane crashed and every single person on board died, yet there were
survivors, how can this be? (hint: no animals were aboard)
Answer: Did you catch the word
single? If you figured out that "single" was in reference to their marital
status then you would have gotten the right answer in that all the married people
3. You throw away the outside and cook the inside, then you eat the outside
and throw away the inside, what did you eat?
Answer: Had you been asked this
question during the summer after having fresh sweet corn for dinner you may have been more
likely to get the right answer. So if you said corn on the cob way to go!!!
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