Chillout Zone

Tuesday, May 30, 2006

Brain Teasers

Exercise of the brain is as important as exercise of the muscles. As we grow older, it's important that we keep mentally alert. Thesaying; "If you don't use it, you will lose it," also applies to the brain, so.....

Below is a very private way to gauge your loss or non-loss ofintelligence.
Take the following test and determine if you are losing it or arestill "with it."
OK, relax, clear your mind and.... begin.

1. What do you put in a toaster?

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"bread." If you said "toast," then give up now and go dosomething else. Try not to hurt yourself.

If you said, "bread," go to Question 2.

2. Say "silk" five times. Now spell "silk." What do cows drink?

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Cows drink water. If you said "milk," please do not attempt the next question. Your brain is obviously over stressed and mayeven overheat. It may be that you need to content yourself withreading something more appropriate, such as Children's World.

If you said "water," proceed to question 3

3. If a red house is made from red bricks, and a blue house is madefrom blue bricks, and a pink house is made from pink bricks and ablack house is made from black bricks, what is a green house made from?

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Greenhouses are made from glass. If you said, "greenbricks," what the devil are you still doing reading thesequestions??

If you said "glass," then go on to Question 4.

4. Twenty years ago, a plane was flying at 20,000 feet overGermany. If you recall, Germany at the time was politically dividedinto West Germany and East Germany. Anyway, during the flight, TWOof the engines failed. The pilot, realizing that the last remaining engine is also failing, decides on a crash landingprocedure..... Unfortunately the third engine fails before he hastime to attempt an emergency landing, and the plane crashes smack inthe middle of "no man's land" between East Germany and West Germany.
Where would you bury the survivors?. in East Germany or West Germany or in "no man's land"?

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You don't, of course, bury survivors. If you said ANYTHINGelse, you are a real dunce and you must NEVER try to rescue anyone from a plane crash.

Your efforts would not be appreciated If you said, "Don't bury thesurvivors," proceed to the next question.

5. If the hour hand on a clock moves 1/60 of a degree every minute how many degrees will the hour hand move in one hour?

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One degree. If you said, "360 degrees" or anything otherthan "one degree," you are to be congratulated on getting this far,but you are obviously out of your league.
Turn in your pencil, and exit the room.Everyone else proceed to the final question.

6. Without using a calculator --You are driving a bus from Londonto Milford Haven in Wales. In London, 17 people get on the bus. InReading, six people get off the bus, and nine people get on. InSwindon, two people get off and four get on. In Cardiff, 11 peopleget off and 16 people get on. In Swansea , three people get offand five people get on. In Carmathen, six people get off and three get on. You then arrive at Milford Haven.

What was the name of the bus driver?

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Oh, for crying out loud! Don't you remember? It was YOU!

15 interesting Q&A

How good is your General Knowledge !
Just try to answer these questions :)

1. What programming language is GOOGLE developed in?

2. What is the expansion of YAHOO?
3. What is the expansion of ADIDAS?
3.What is the Expansion of Star as in Star TV Network?
5. What is expansion of "ICICI?"
6. What does "baker's dozen" signify?
7. The 1984-85 season. 2nd ODI between India and Pakistan at Sialkot- India 210/3 with Vengsarkar 94*. Match abandoned. Why?
8. Who is the only man to have written the National Anthems for two different countries?
9. From what four word ex-pression does the word Goodbye derive?
10. How was Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu better known?
11. Name the only other country to have got independence on Aug 15th?
12. Why was James Bond Associated with the Number 007?
13. Who faced the first ball in the first ever One day match?
14. Which cricketer played for South Africa before it was banned from international cricket and later represented Zimbabwe?
15. The faces of which four Presidents are carved at Mt.Rushmore?


Here are the answers ! How many of them did u get right!

Answers
1. Google is written in Asynchronous java-script and XML, or its acronym Ajax .

2. Yahoo - Yet Another Hierarchy of Officious Oracle
3. ADIDAS- All Day I Dream About Sports
4. Satellite Television Asian Region
5. Industrial credit and Investments Corporation of India
6. A baker's dozen consists of 13 items - 1 more than the items in a normal dozen
7. That match was abandoned after ppl heard the news of indira gandhi being killed.
8. Rabindranath Tagore who wrote national anthem for two different countries one is our 's National anthem and another one is for Bangladesh-(Amar Sonar Bangla)
9. Goodbye comes from the ex-pression: 'god be with you'.
10. Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu is none other Mother Teresa.
11. South Korea.
12. Because 007 is the ISD code for Russia (or the USSR, as it was known during the cold war)
13. Geoffrey Boycott
14. John Traicos
15. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln

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