Sunday, April 24, 2005

Outside the Box

The following questions are answered by thinking outside the box. Can you come up with the correct answers?
  1. You have a bag that is 45cm long, 18cm wide and 30cm high. If you put them in carefully one at a time, how many standard paperback books can you place in the empty bag?

  2. Why is it that a man living in Oxford can never be buried in Cambridge?

  3. Name four things that you cannot eat for breakfast.

  4. Even if you have never been to France you should be able to say what’s in the centre of Paris.

  5. 2 fathers and 2 sons go fishing. Each caught a fish but they only landed 3. How come?

  6. Heres a list of 4 words with something in common: ATOM TIMID LESSON HANDY could WILLOW join the list?

  7. How come Englishmen use more soap than Irishmen without being noticeably cleaner?

  8. To everyone’s amazement a swan was seen on the Mekong River. Where had it come from?

  9. What do the following animals all have in common: Bombay Duck, White Elephant, Guinea Pig, Silk Worm, Firefly?

  10. What’s so fragile that you break it just by naming it?
I struggled with a couple of these but when the answers were revealed I felt like I should have known. How will you do?
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