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There are 29 questions about things we see every day or have Known about all our lives. How many can you get right? These little simple questions are harder than you think . . . it just Shows you how little we pay attention to the common place things of life. Put your thinking caps on. No cheating! No looking around! No Using anything on or in your desk or computer! Can you beat 18?? (The average is 7) Write down your answers on a piece of paper and check the answer Key following the quiz. AFTER completing all the questions. REMEMBER - NO CHEATING!!! Don't look at the answers below until you complete all the questions. SEE HOW OBSERVANT YOU REALLY ARE.

1. On a standard traffic light, is the green on the top or bottom?
2. How many states are there? (Don't laugh, some people don't know)
3. In which hand is the Statue of Liberty's torch?
4. What six colors are on the classic Campbell's soup label?
5. What two letters don't appear on the telephone dial? (No cheating by looking!)
6. What two numbers on the telephone dial don't have letters by them?
7. When you walk does your left arm swing w/your right or left leg?
8. How many matches are in a standard pack?
9. On the United States flag is the top stripe red or white?
10. What is the lowest number 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 the buttons on?
15. On a 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?
24. On which playing card is the card maker's trademark?
25. On which side of a Venetian blind is the cord that adjusts the opening between the slats?
26. On the back of a $1 bill, what is in the center?
27. There are 12 buttons on a touch tone phone. What 2 symbols bear no digits?
28. How many curves are there in the standard paperclip?
29. Does a merry-go-round turn counter or clockwise
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Answers below:

1. Bottom
2. 50 (please tell me you got this one!)
3. Right
4. Blue, red, white, yellow, black, &gold
5. Q, Z
6. 1 & 0
7. Right
8. 20
9. Red
10. 88
11. Counter (north of the equator)
12. Towards bottom right
13. 12 (no #1)
14. Left
15. Top
16. Clockwise as you look at it
17. Roosevelt
18. 8
19. Left
20. 5
21. 6
22. Bashful
23. 8
24. Ace of spades
25. Left
26. ONE
27. *, #
28. 3
29. Counter

AKA: Veronique
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I got 18 right

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24 right

The golg color thre me off since I counted that to be just another shade of yellow.

#13 I had no clue
# 17 oops! all of them old presidents looks the same to me
#24 I really could have sworn that It was the joker

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18 correct, and 5 out of 6 colors on the campbell soup can

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Hmmm... a few of these were loaded questions:

#10 My radio goes down to 86.1 FM Of course, it was designed for use in Japan, which has a totally different band operation (only goes up to 103.9 FM)

#11 is not true. In the northern hemisphere, water down a drain will flow CCW OR CW. It doesn't matter where on earth you are located, it's a matter of initial velocity and direction. The Coriolis effect does not have enough of "motion" to effect draining vortexes as small as the water coming down a drain. Weather patterns (like tornados and hurricanes) are a different story. People often get the two confused. Therefore, I'm giving myself a correct answer for #11.

#20 what is a 'standard' car? Out of the four cars I currently own, three of them have four bolt patterns and only one has a five bolt pattern.

OK, off my soapbox now...

#4 wrong (4 out of 5 colors, forgot blue)

#8 wasn't sure what a "standard" pack was

#13 forget there is no channel "1"

#15 change it to Michigan and see if people know

#22 Elvis wasn't the correct answer

24 out of 29, if you don't count the three previously mentioned questions above.

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19, 5 of the 6 campbell's colors.

looks like a bunch of above ave peeps! hee hee!

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4 of the soup colors.

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23 Right over here.
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