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  • ANSWERS TO BRAIN TEASERS, DECEMBER 1, 2011

    Posted on December 8th, 2011 Pam No comments

    Answers to Brain Teasers.  Thanks to everyone who participated. 

    1. How many three cent stamps are there in a dozen? 12
    2. Which is correct: Nine and seven is fifteen or Nine and seven are fifteen?  Nine and seven is sixteen.
    3. Pronounce out loud the words formed by each of the following letter series:
    B-O-A-S-T, C-O-A-S-T, R-O-A-S-T. Now what do you put in a toaster?  Bread
    4. A farmer had seventeen sheep. All but nine died. How many were left alive?  Nine
    5. A rope ladder is hanging over the side of a ship. The ladder is twelve feet long, and the rungs are one foot apart, with the lowest rung resting on the surface of the water. The water is rising at the rate of one foot per hour. How long will it take before the first three rungs are under water?  None, the ship rises with the tide.

    Thoughts for the day.

    1.  What is an expert?  Someone who knows more and more about less and less.
    Anonymous

    2.  If you really want to do something, you’ll find a way. If you don’t, you’ll find an excuse.
    —Jim Rohn

    3.  If you think you are too small to be effective, you have never been in the dark with a mosquito.
    …Author Unknown

    4.  It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.
    —Robert H. Schuller

    5. Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
    —Thomas Edison

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