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OK. It's Monday morning and time to get those brain cells up and working. (I'll post the answers later.)

Brain Teasers


01. On a standard traffic light, is the green on the top or bottom?
02. How many states are there? (Don't laugh, some people don't know)!
03. In which hand is the Statue of Liberty's torch?
04. What 6 colors are on the classic Campbell's soup label?
05. What 2 letters don't appear on the rotary telephone dial
06. What 2 #s (on that same telephone dial) don't have letters by them?
07. When you walk does your left arm swing with your right or left leg?
08. How many matches are in a standard pack?
09. On USA flag, is the top stripe red or white?
10. What is the lowest # on the FM dial?
11. Which way does water go down the drain, counter-or clockwise?
12. Which way does a "no smoking" sign's slash run?
13. How many channels on a VHF TV dial?
14. Which side of a women's blouse are thebuttons on?
15. On an NY license plate, is New York on the top or bottom?
16. Which way do fans rotate?
17. Whose face is on a dime?
18. How many sides does a stop sign have?
19. Do books have even numbered pages on the right or left side?
20. How many lug nuts are on a standard car wheel?
21. How many sides are there on a standard pencil?
22. Sleepy, Happy, Sneezy, Grumpy, Dopey, Doc. Who's missing?
23. How many hot dog buns are in a standard package?
25. On which playing card is the cardmaker's trademark?
26. On which side of a venetian blind is the cord that adjusts the opening between the slats?
27. On the back of a $1, what is in the center?
28. There are 12 buttons on a touch tone phone. What 2 symbols bear no digits?
29. How many curves are in a standard paper clip?
30. Does a merry-go-round turn counterclockwise or clockwise?

Bob
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11. Which way does water go down the drain, counter-or clockwise?

North or south of the equator? ;)
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11. Which way does water go down the drain, counter-or clockwise?

North or south of the equator? ;)


Your choice.

Bob
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On which side of a venetian blind is the cord that adjusts the opening between the slats?

Ready-made or special order? ;-)

Christina, taking a coffee break
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Bob;
What happened to #24?
Jo(anxiously awaiting all the answers)
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What happened to #24?

Jo,

Most perspicacious of you. I'll post the answers later this afternoon.

Bob
...not too late.
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The answers. Note: I don't agree with some of these, I'm just passing them along.

1. Bottom
2. 50 (please tell me you at least got this one!)
3. right
4. blue, red, white, yellow, black, and gold
5. Q, Z
6. 1, 0
7. left
8. 20
9. Red
10. 88
11. counter (unless you happen to be south of the equator)
12. towards bottom right
13. 12 (no #1)
14. right
15. top
16. clockwise as you look at it
17. Roosevelt
18. 8 (10 if you count the front and back sides.)
19. left
20. 5
21. 6
22 Bashful
23. 6
24. Did you notice there wasn't question #24?
25. Ace of spades
26. left
27. ONE
28. *, #
29. 3
30. counterclockwise
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Bob:
Boy, am I a dummy. I'm embarrassed to tell you how many I have wrong, especially the lefts and rights.
Jo
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I'm w/ joannev. I only got 1/2 of them, although it's a good thing you added the disclaimer. The answers to #'s 7, 10 and 14 are incorrect, and in my area # 23 is 8.

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P.S. I am female and am looking at the blouse I have on. Buttons are on my LEFT side. I guess it would be Right if you were looking at the person. Which is why they are that way. Most people are right handed, and the aristocrats had maids to help them dress.
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