1. Is there a fourth of July in England?

2. How many birthdays does the average man have?

3. Some months have 31 days, how many have 28?

4. How many outs are there in an inning?

5. Is it legal for a man in California to marry his widow's sister?

6. Divide 30 by 1/2 and add 10. What is the answer?

7. If there are 3 apples and you take away 2, how many do you have?

8. A doctor gives you three pills telling you to take one every half hour. How many minutes would the pills last?

9. A farmer has 17 sheep, and all but 9 die. How many are left?

10. How many animals of each sex did Moses take on the ark?

11. A clerk in the butcher shop is 5'10" tall. What does he weigh?

12. How many two cent stamps are there in a dozen?

13. You are participating in a race. You overtake the second person. What position are you in?

14. If you overtake the last person, then you are...?

15. Very tricky math! Note: This must be done in your head only. Do NOT use paper and pencil or a calculator. Try it: Take 1000 and add 40 to it. Now add another 1000. Now add 30. Add another 1000. Now add 20. Now add another 1000. Now add 10. What is the total?

16. Mary's father has five daughters: Nana, Nene, Nini, Nono. What is the name of the fifth daughter?


Idiot Test Answers
1. Is there a fourth of July in Japan?
Yes, it comes after the third of July!

2. How many birthdays does the average man have?
Just one! Mine is May 9.

3. Some months have 31 days, how many have 28?
12 - all of them

4. How many outs are there in an inning?
6 - three per side

5. Is it legal for a man in California to marry his widow's sister?
No because he is dead!

6. Divide 30 by 1/2 and add 10. What is the answer?
70 (30 divided by 2 equals 15, but 30 divided by 1/2 equals 60)

7. If there are 3 apples and you take away 2, how many do you have?
2, you took them, remember?

8. A doctor gives you three pills telling you to take one every half hour. How many minutes would the pills last?
60 minutes, start with the 1st pill, 30 minutes later take the 2nd, then 30 minutes for the 3rd.

9. A farmer has 17 sheep, and all but 9 die. How many are left?
9 are still alive.

10. How many animals of each sex did Moses take on the ark?
0, Moses didn't have an ark, Noah did!

11. A clerk in the butcher shop is 5'10" tall. What does he weigh?
Meat, a butcher weighs meat!!!

12. How many two cent stamps are there in a dozen?
There are 12.

13. You are participating in a race. You overtake the second person. What position are you in?
If you overtake the second person and you take his place, you are second!

14. If you overtake the last person, then you are...?
How can you overtake the LAST person? You must be the last person and you can't owertake yourself.

15. Very tricky math! Note: This must be done in your head only. Do NOT use paper and pencil or a calculator. Try it: Take 1000 and add 40 to it. Now add another 1000. Now add 30. Add another 1000. Now add 20. Now add another 1000. Now add 10. What is the total?
Did you get 5000? The correct answer is actually 4100.

16. Mary's father has five daughters: Nana, Nene, Nini, Nono. What is the name of the fifth daughter?
The fifth daughter's name is Mary. Read the question again.