# Simple Silly And Serious Math Questions

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Some simple, some silly, and some serious questions. Have fun!

• 1.

### What is the sum of the blocks in this picture? (The marker is not a block.)

• A.

5

• B.

6

• C.

21

• D.

22

• E.

42

C. 21
Explanation
The correct answer is 21 because if we add up all the numbers mentioned in the picture (5, 6, 21, 22, 42), the sum is 96. However, the question specifically asks for the sum of the blocks in the picture, and the only number that represents a block is 21.

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• 2.

### If you ate two apples on Monday, how many apples did you eat on Monday?

• A.

0

• B.

1

• C.

2

• D.

3

C. 2
Explanation
The question states that you ate two apples on Monday. Therefore, the correct answer is 2.

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• 3.

### Does lipstick minus stick equal lip?

yes
Yes
Explanation
The question is asking if "lipstick minus stick" equals "lip." In this case, the word "minus" suggests subtraction, so "lipstick minus stick" would mean removing the word "stick" from "lipstick." This leaves us with "lip," which is the same as the word "lip" mentioned in the question. Therefore, the answer is yes.

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• 4.

### What is the sum of the square root of 25 and the cubed root of 8?

• A.

33

• B.

7

• C.

9

• D.

42

B. 7
Explanation
The sum of the square root of 25 (which is 5) and the cubed root of 8 (which is 2) is 7.

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• 5.

### True or False, Fractions are selfish?

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
The statement that "Fractions are selfish" is false. Fractions are mathematical expressions that represent a part of a whole. They do not possess any characteristics or behaviors that can be classified as selfish or selfless. Fractions are simply a tool used in mathematics to represent division or ratios.

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• 6.

### Why is 6 afraid of 7?

• A.

Because seven eight nine!

• B.

6 isn't afraid of anyone

A. Because seven eight nine!
Explanation
The answer "Because seven eight nine!" is a play on words. In the question, "eight" is pronounced the same way as the word "ate." So, when it says "seven eight nine," it sounds like "seven ate (eight) nine," which is a pun. This is a common joke where the numbers are personified, and 6 is afraid because 7 is eating the number 9. The second statement "6 isn't afraid of anyone" is incorrect and not related to the joke.

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• 7.

### True or false.  If you add negative numbers you get bigger negative numbers.

• A.

True.

• B.

False.

A. True.
Explanation
When adding negative numbers, the sum will be a bigger negative number because the negative sign indicates a decrease or subtraction. Adding two negative numbers together means combining two decreases, resulting in a larger decrease or a bigger negative number.

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