The Best Intelligence Quotes

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  • 11

    A Favorite of 166 users

    Knowledge is often mistaken for intelligence. This is like mistaking a cup of milk for a cow.

    More than 10 years ago by Anonymous  ID#:4287
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    A Favorite of 151 users

    Test for Dementia


    Below are four (4 ) questions and a bonus question.. You have to answer them instantly. You can't take your time, answer all of them immediately. OK?


    Let's find out just how clever you really are....


    Ready? GO!!! (scroll down)

    First Question:
    Why are you participating in a race. You overtake the second person. What position are you in?



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    Answer: If you answered that you are first, then you are absolutely wrong! If you overtake the second person and you take his place, you are second!
    Try not to screw up next time. Now answer the second question, but don't take as much time as you took for the first question, OK ?



    Second Question:
    If you overtake the last person, then you are...? (scroll down)


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    Answer: If you answered that you are second to last, then you are wrong again. Tell me, how can you overtake the LAST person?


    You're not very good at this, are you?


    Third Question:
    Very tricky arithmetic! Note: This must be done in your head only .. Do NOT use paper and pencil or a calculator. Try it.


    Take 1000 and add 40 to it. Now add another 1000 .. Now add 30. Add another1000 . Now add 20 . Now add another 1000 .. Now add 10. What is the total?

    Scroll down for answer.....



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    Did you get 5000?
    The correct answer is actually 4100.


    If you don't believe it, check it with a calculator! Today is definitely not your day, is it? Maybe you'll get the last question right... Maybe.


    Fourth Question:
    Mary's father has five daughters: 1. Nana, 2. Nene, 3. Nini, 4. Nono. What is the name of the fifth daughter?



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    Did you Answer Nunu? NO! Of course it isn't.
    Her name is Mary. Read the question again!


    Okay, now the bonus round:
    A mute person goes into a shop and wants to buy a toothbrush. By imitating the action of brushing his teeth he successfully expresses himself to the shopkeeper and the purchase is done
    Next, a blind man comes into the shop who wants to buy a pair of sunglasses; how does HE indicate what he wants?



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    He just has to open his mouth and ask...
    It's really very simple.

    More than 5 years ago by Tc_Origenal  ID#:197567
  • 13

    A Favorite of 148 users

    “The definition of insanity is doing the same things and expecting a different outcome.”

    More than 10 years ago by MBraden  ID#:8712
  • 14

    A Favorite of 142 users

    Don’t argue with idiots. They’ll drag you down to their level then beat you with experience.

    More than 5 years ago by comoxcat  ID#:199814
  • 15

    A Favorite of 137 users

    A genius is someone who asks dumb questions that nobody else would ask, an idiot asks the smart questions that have already been answered

    More than 5 years ago by alayna  ID#:26189
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    A Favorite of 133 users

    A smart person knows what to say, a wise person knows whether to say it or not.

    More than a year ago by ebparilla  ID#:306562
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    A Favorite of 127 users

    If we see with open eyes and we listen with open ears, why don't we think with an open mind?

    More than 10 years ago by Chica  ID#:14116
  • 18

    A Favorite of 120 users

    It is often the quiet ones, who have the most to say.

    More than 5 years ago by Fallen_Poet  ID#:198553
  • 19

    A Favorite of 114 users

    An intellectual is someone who has found something more interesting than sex.

    More than 10 years ago by Anonymous  ID#:4178
  • 20

    A Favorite of 111 users

    10 Fun riddles:
    Questions:

    1.If you drop a yellow hat in the Red Sea, what does it become?
    2.Sally is traveling by ship from south of the equator to the north. She has a nice little cabin with a bathroom, but no window. Sally has no compass nor other instruments. Just the general luggage one brings on board a long cruise. Yet, without leaving her room or talking with anyone, Sally will be able to tell when the ship has crossed the equator. How?
    3.How many times can you subtract the number 5 from 25?
    4.In a tunnel of darkness lies a beast of iron. It can only attack when pulled back. What is it?
    5.I start with the letter e,\n I end with the letter e.\n I contain only one letter,\n Yet I am not the letter e!\n What am I?
    6.One Day Kerry celebrated her birthday. Two days later her older twin brother, Terry, celebrated his birthday. How could this be?
    7.I have keys that open no locks, I have space, but there is no room, You can enter, but you can't go in. What am I?
    8.A certain large animal lives happily and thrives here on Earth. One day, every single one of these critters is wiped out by a mysterious disease which affects only this particular animal. There are none left anywhere on earth -- they are all gone. About a year or so later, they begin to reappear on Earth again. How can this be?
    9.I don't have eyes, But once I did see. Once I had thoughts, But now I'm white and empty. What am I?
    10.Which would see most clearly in total darkness? A bat, a tiger, or an owl.


    Answers:

    1. Wet, duh!
    2.Sally can fill the sink and watch it drain. When the water reverses direction when going down the drain, she will know they have crossed the equator.
    3.Only once. After that, you will besubtracting 5 from 20, then 5 from 15, etc.
    4.A bullet.
    5.An envelope with one letter in it ready to mail
    6.At the time she went into labor, the mother of the twins was travelling by boat. The older twin, Terry, was born first, early on March 1st. The boat then crossed the International Date line and Kerry, the younger twin, was born on February the 28th. In a leap year the younger twin celebrates her birthday two days before her older brother.
    7.A computer keyboard, or typewriter.
    8.The animal is the Mule. Since all Mules are born sterile, you can only get a Mule by crossing a donkey with a horse. That is how the species is able to repopulate itself.
    9.I am a Skull.
    10.None. In total darkness it is impossible to see anything.

    More than 5 years ago by Katherine_:)  ID#:171369
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