Got a bit of time to kill in your tea break?
Why not try out these Mensa style questions to see how intelligent you are!
Two men, starting at the same point, walk in opposite directions for 4 meters, turn left and walk another 3 meters. What is the distance between them?
- 2 metres
- 6 metres
- 10 metres
- 12.5 metress
- 14 metres
ANSWER: 10 meters – sqrt(3*3 + 4*4) * 2. They make two right triangles.
David is half his father Duncan’s age. In 10 years, David will be three-fifths Duncan’s age. Ten years ago, David was one-third Duncan’s age. How old are David and Duncan now?
- 20 and 40
- 18 and 36
- 16 and 32
- 22 and 44
ANSWER: 20 and 40
Pear is to apple as potato is to?
ANSWER: Radish. Both grow underground.
The same three-letter word can be placed in front of the following words to make a new word:
ANSWER: DAY. DAYlight, DAYbreak, DAYtime.
Peter likes Susan but not Shawna. He likes Nancy but not Edith, and he likes William but not Charles. Following this same logic, will he like Roger or Chris?
ANSWER: ROGER – Peter has a fondness for names that have two of the same consonant or alternatively he likes names with a vowel as the second letter.
Got all 5 right?
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Got some wrong?
Probably just an off day!