EVERYBODY likes a quiz. This is a daft one from regular contributor Dave Townend.
1 Johnny’s mother has three children. The first is named April. The second child is named May. What was the name of the third child?
2 The assistant at the butcher’s shop is five feet ten inches tall and wears size 13 shoes. What does he weigh?
3 Before Mount Everest was discovered, what was the highest mountain in the world?
4 How much dirt is there in a hole that measures two feet by three feet by four feet?
5 What word in the English language is always spelled incorrectly?
6 Billy was born on December 28, yet his birthday is always in the summer. How is this possible?
7 In California, you cannot take a picture of a man with a wooden leg. Why not?
8 What was the American President’s Name in 1975?
9 You are running a race and you pass the person in second place. What place are you in now?
10 Which is correct: “The yolk of the egg are white” or “The yolk of the egg is white”?
11 If a farmer has five haystacks in one field and four haystacks in a second field, how many haystacks would he have if he combined them all in a third field?
ANSWERS: 1 Johnny, of course. 2 He weighs meat. 3 Mount. Everest; it just hadn’t been discovered yet. 4 There is no dirt in a hole. 5 Incorrectly. 6 Billy lives in Australia. 7 You can’t take pictures with a wooden leg. You need a camera to take pictures. 8 Same as is it now - Barack Obama. 9 You would be in second place. 10 Neither. The yolk of the egg is yellow. 11 One. If he combines all of the haystacks, they become one big stack.