Trick Questions Trivia

Approved & Edited by ProProfs Editorial Team
The editorial team at ProProfs Quizzes consists of a select group of subject experts, trivia writers, and quiz masters who have authored over 10,000 quizzes taken by more than 100 million users. This team includes our in-house seasoned quiz moderators and subject matter experts. Our editorial experts, spread across the world, are rigorously trained using our comprehensive guidelines to ensure that you receive the highest quality quizzes.
Learn about Our Editorial Process
| By Jamessteve
J
Jamessteve
Community Contributor
Quizzes Created: 218 | Total Attempts: 1,462,670
Questions: 10 | Viewed: 94,567

1.

You're 4th place right now in a race. What place will you be in when you pass the person in 3rd place?

Answer: 3rd
Explanation:
If you are currently in 4th place and you pass the person in 3rd place, you will take over their position. Consequently, you will move into the 3rd place. Therefore, the correct answer is:C. 3rdWhen you pass the person in 3rd place, you assume that position, so you will be in 3rd place after overtaking them.
2.

How many months have 28 days?

Answer: All of them
Explanation:
All months have 28 days because even though some months have more than 28 days, no month has less than 28 days. Therefore, every month has at least 28 days.
3.

How many 0.5cm slices can you cut from a bread that is 25cm long? 

Answer: 50
Explanation:
Since each slice is 0.5cm thick, we can divide the length of the bread (25cm) by the thickness of each slice (0.5cm) to find the number of slices. 25cm divided by 0.5cm equals 50 slices. Therefore, the correct answer is 50.
4.

If you have a bowl with six apples and you take away four, how many apples do you have?

Answer: Four apples
Explanation:
If you take away four apples from a bowl that originally has six, you are left with the four apples you took away. The trick here is in the wording "how many apples do you have," meaning how many you possess after taking some away.
5.

Which is heavier: a ton of bricks or a ton of feathers?

Answer: They are both the same weight
Explanation:
A ton of bricks and a ton of feathers both weigh the same: one ton. The trick is in understanding that a ton is a unit of weight, so regardless of the material, a ton of anything will weigh the same as a ton of anything else.
6.

There are two clocks of different colors: The green clock is broken and doesn't run at all, but the yellow clock loses one second every 24 hours. Which clock is more accurate? 

Answer: The green clock
Explanation:
The green clock is more accurate because it doesn't run at all, meaning it doesn't lose or gain any time. On the other hand, the yellow clock loses one second every 24 hours, which means it is not keeping accurate time.
7.

A farmer has 17 goats. All of them but 8 die. How many goats are alive? 

Answer: 8
Explanation:
Certainly, let's break it down step by step:

1. The farmer starts with 17 goats

2. The phrase "all of them but 8 die" means that all the goats except for 8 have died. So, subtracting those goats from the total, you have 17 - 8 = 9 goats that have died.

3. Therefore, the number of goats that are still alive is the initial number of goats minus the number that have died, which is 17 - 9 = 8 goats.

So, there are 8 goats that are still alive.
8.

If a leaf falls to the ground in a jungle, and no one hears it, will it make a sound? 

Answer: Yes
Explanation:
The answer "Yes" suggests that the leaf will make a sound when it falls to the ground in a jungle, even if no one hears it. This is because sound is produced by the vibrations caused by the leaf hitting the ground, regardless of whether or not there is someone present to perceive it.
9.

There are 45 mangoes in your basket. You take three out of the basket. How many mangoes are left in the basket?

Answer: 42
Explanation:
If you have 45 mangoes in your basket and you take three out of the basket, there will be 42 mangoes left in the basket.
10.

Jimmy's father has three sons- Paul I and Paul II. Can you guess the name of the third son? 

Answer: Jimmy
Explanation:
The question states that Jimmy's father has three sons, and then asks for the name of the third son. Since the question is specifically referring to Jimmy's father's sons, it can be inferred that the third son is Jimmy himself. Therefore, the correct answer is Jimmy.
Back to Top Back to top
Advertisement
×

Wait!
Here's an interesting quiz for you.

We have other quizzes matching your interest.