Here is a list of answers to the Common Sense Test.
Q1. You are in a dark room with a candle, a wood stove, and a gas lamp. If you only have 1 match, what do you light first?
A1. The Match
Explanation:The match must be lit before anything else can be lit.
Q2. You answer me although I never ask you questions. What am I?
A2. Your Telephone
Explanation: When your telephone rings, you answer it.
Q3. The capital of Turkey is a strange word. Would you please spell "it"?
Explanation: The question asks you to spell the word, "it".
Q4. Your mother's brother's only brother-in-law is asleep on your couch. Who is asleep on your couch?
A4. Your Father
Explanation: You mother's husband (aka your father), is your mother's brother's (aka your uncle's) brother-in-law.
Q5. Bob's father has 4 children. Momo, Meme, and Mumu are three of them. Who's the fourth?
Explanation: BOB's father. In other words, Bob is also his kid.
Q6. Some months have 31 days. Some have 30. How many have 28?
Explanation: All months have at least 28 days.
Q7. I have three apples. If you take away two from me, how many do you have?
Explanation: If YOU take 2 apples, YOU have 2 apples.
Q8. Which is greater: six dozen dozen or half a dozen dozen?
A8. Six Dozen Dozen
Explanation: Six Dozen Dozen = 6 x 12 x 12 is greater than Half a Dozen Dozen = 0.5 x 12 x 12
Q9. An electric train is traveling SW at 60mph. The wind is blowing from the NE at 10mph. Which way is the smoke blowing?
A9. It's not blowing OR What smoke?
Explanation: Electric trains don't give off smoke.
Q10. A plane crashes on the United States/Canada border. Where are the survivors buried?
A10. They aren't
Explanation: You don't bury survivors.
Q11. What is the farthest state in the United States to the North, the East, and the West?
Explanation: Alaska is definitely the state farthest North. It is also the state farthest West. It actually extends so far West that it crosses the International Date Line, making it also the farthest state East.
Q12. How can 2 and 2 make more than 4?
A12. Place them side by side
Explanation: If you place 2 and 2 next to each other, you get 22 (twenty-two).
Q13. If I dig 3 feet by 10 feet by 20 feet holes at a rate of 5 holes per day, how much dirt will be in the holes on the 3rd day of digging?
A13. 0 feet cubed
Explanation: Holes have nothing inside them.
Q14. What would you have to add to the Roman Numeral, IX, to make "six"?
A14. Add on an S
Explanation: Adding an S to the front of IX gives you SIX.
Q15. The day before yesterday, Suzie was 17. Next year, she will be 20. What day is her birthday?
A15. December 31
Explanation: You're speaking on January 1st. On December 30th, she was 17. The next day was her 18th birthday. She's turning 19 on the last day of THIS YEAR, so she's turning 20 on the LAST DAY of NEXT YEAR.
Q16. I am greater than God and more evil than the devil. The poor have me, the rich need me, and if you eat me you will die. What am I?
Explanation: Nothing is greater than God and nothing is more evil than the devil. The poor have nothing, the rich need nothing, and if you eat nothing you will die.
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