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Sent to me by same co-worker....

The following short quiz consists of 4 questions and will tell you whether you are qualified to be a "professional." Scroll down for each answer. The questions are NOT that difficult.

1. How do you put a giraffe into a refrigerator?



Correct answer: Open the refrigerator, put in the giraffe, and close the door.

This question tests whether you tend to do simple things in an overly complicated way.


2. How do you put an elephant into a refrigerator?


Incorrect Answer: Open the refrigerator, put in the elephant, and close the refrigerator.

Correct Answer: Open the refrigerator, take out the giraffe, put in the elephant and close the door.

This tests your ability to think through the repercussions of your previous actions.


3. The Lion King is hosting an animal conference. All the animals attend except one. Which animal does not attend?


Correct Answer: The Elephant. The elephant is in the refrigerator.

This tests your memory.


OK, even if you did not answer the first three questions correctly, you still have one more chance to show your true abilities.


4. There is a river you must cross but it is inhabited by crocodiles. How do you manage it?


Correct Answer: You swim across. All the crocodiles are attending the Animal Meeting.

This tests whether you learn quickly from your mistakes.


According to Anderson Consulting Worldwide, around 90% of the professionals they tested got all questions wrong. But many preschoolers got several correct answers. Anderson Consulting says this Conclusively disproves the theory that most professionals have the brains of a four year old.

Comments

( 6 comments — Drop A Feather )
9thmoon
Mar. 26th, 2002 02:54 pm (UTC)
A co-worker of mine gave a few of us that test a few weeks ago. I was the only one who "passed". =)
onyxangel
Mar. 26th, 2002 02:56 pm (UTC)
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hehe...sad to say, I didn't ... but I read it in an IM window and while taking a call....

That's my story and I'm stickin' to it!
ruthanolis
Mar. 28th, 2002 03:46 am (UTC)
Heh, well I got the first one right ... the rest I wasn't thinking to clearly because I was still laughing about getting it right ... =P
onyxangel
Mar. 28th, 2002 09:47 am (UTC)
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lol
phatsin8
Mar. 28th, 2002 08:18 am (UTC)
I had to take an honors couse in decision making two semesters ago in college and my professor gave us that test in class one night. I think our class did pretty well, or at least I remembered all the answers when I saw it in your journal:)
onyxangel
Mar. 28th, 2002 09:40 am (UTC)
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hehe
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