Do You Have Common Sense?

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Do You Have Common Sense? - Quiz

Common sense is the ability to have sound and practical judgment on everyday matters. People say that one does not have to go to school to have common sense. Do you think that you have and use common sense? Give the quiz a try and see just how much you have.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How many of each animal was Moses supposed to take on the ark?

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      1

    • C.

      0

    • D.

      2

    Correct Answer
    C. 0
    Explanation
    Noah was the one to take animals on the ark!!!

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  • 2. 

    A red house is made out of red bricks, a brown house is made out of brown bricks, and a white house is made out of white bricks. So... what's a green house made out of?

    • A.

      Greenhouses wouldn't nurture as many plants effectively if they were constructed from bricks.

    • B.

      Green bricks

    • C.

      Don't know

    Correct Answer
    A. Greenhouses wouldn't nurture as many plants effectively if they were constructed from bricks.
    Explanation
    The choice of construction material affects greenhouse functionality. Using bricks can hinder plant growth by limiting light transmission and temperature control. Greenhouses, designed for optimal plant development, often prioritize materials like glass or specialized plastics to ensure adequate light penetration and maintain suitable growing conditions.

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  • 3. 

    You enter a room. You have 1 match. You are about to nearly freeze to death and starve. In the room you find good meat and dough. There is a gas stove, a fireplace with wood, and a lantern. What do you light first?

    • A.

      The stove

    • B.

      The fireplace

    • C.

      The lantern

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. None of the above
    Explanation
    None of the options applies, as the initial item you'd ignite is a matchstick.

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  • 4. 

    A farmer has 13 cows. A bolt of lightning kills all but 5 of them. How many cows survived?

    • A.

      5

    • B.

      8

    • C.

      10

    • D.

      0

    • E.

      13

    Correct Answer
    A. 5
    Explanation
    "all BUT 5 of them"

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  • 5. 

    What's the difference between the following 2 words?: RACECAR        RACECAR

    • A.

      Nothing at all

    • B.

      One's backwards

    • C.

      They're spelled wrong

    • D.

      Both A and B

    Correct Answer
    D. Both A and B
    Explanation
    A word like racecar could be reversed but still would show no difference. 

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  • 6. 

    This is the final question, BUT, it is in riddle form. To put it simply, you will either have heard of it and get it right away, or just completely get it wrong! It is the Riddle of the Sphinx. Ready? What starts off walking on all fours, then two legs, and then three?

    • A.

      A bird

    • B.

      Nothing

    • C.

      The Sphinx

    • D.

      Man

    • E.

      Hounds

    Correct Answer
    D. Man
    Explanation
    Man. We start as a baby and crawl, then we walk, and then we grow old and must use a cane.

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