31 Jul '04 00:19

This exercise will test your ability to think quickly. You will be asked a series of simple mathematical sums, followed by a verbal question.

You are to mentally answer each sum in succession before proceeding to the next sum. Finally, you are to answer the final question with the first answer that pops into your mind. Do not stop to consider. According to your answer, you will either be part of 98% of the population or part of 2% of the population.

Just answer each sum as quickly as possible. You do not need to write or remember the answers.

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89 + 2

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75 + 26

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63 + 32

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123 + 5

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QUICKLY: Think of a tool and a colour.

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Did you come up with red hammer?

If this is not your answer, then you are among 2% of the population that did not do so. 98% of the population would think of a red hammer while doing this exercise. I doubt the veracity of the statistics, but the division is severely skewed.

-Ray.

You are to mentally answer each sum in succession before proceeding to the next sum. Finally, you are to answer the final question with the first answer that pops into your mind. Do not stop to consider. According to your answer, you will either be part of 98% of the population or part of 2% of the population.

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89 + 2

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75 + 26

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63 + 32

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One more:

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123 + 5

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QUICKLY: Think of a tool and a colour.

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Scroll further down.

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Did you come up with red hammer?

If this is not your answer, then you are among 2% of the population that did not do so. 98% of the population would think of a red hammer while doing this exercise. I doubt the veracity of the statistics, but the division is severely skewed.

-Ray.