# Today Is Friday The Thirteenth, Unlucky For Some – Here’s Another Test

“Fight Against Stupidity And Bureaucracy”

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Personally I think its bad luck to be superstitious. Nevertheless a lot of people think that a Friday which falls on the 13th of the month is a day where ‘luck’ tends to be bad rather than good. Today they might have something – here’s another test :o(

As usual some are difficult, some are easy and some are just tricky, but you can fine the answers way down below

1.  July and August are two consecutive months with 31 days each. What other two consecutive months have 31 days each?

2.  What is the opposite of not good?

3.  Two girls played four games of checkers. Each girl won 3 games. How can this be?

4.  Two mothers and two daughters went to lunch. The meal for each came to \$1.10. The total bill for all the meals came to \$3.30. How did this happen?

5.  Which of the following sentences is correct?

Nine and five are thirteen.
or
Nine and five is thirteen.

6.  What states contain just four letters, three of which are vowels?

7.  “How much will 1 cost?” “20 cents,” says the clerk in the hardware store.
“And how much will twelve cost?”

“40 cents.”
“Okay, I’ll take nine hundred twelve.”

“That will be 60 cents.”

8.  What types of animals can jump higher than a house?

9.  Rearrange the letters of NEW DOOR to make one word.

10. What familiar continuum is expressed by the following words:

flushed, New Jersey town, cowardly, naive, depressed, dye-stuff, flower.

11. In the following line of letters, cross out six letters so that the remaining letters, without altering their sequence, will spell a familiar English word.

B S A I N X L E A T N T E A R S

12. Give the first names of the following people:
Dante, Rembrandt, Michelangelo

13. An eskimo, even if he and his family are on the verge of starvation, will not attempt to eat a Penguin’s egg. Why?

14. What is the main characteristic of an Hawaiian snake?

15. Supply the missing number: 77, 49, 36, 18, ____ .

16. Spell JOKE.
Spell FOLK.
Spell POKE.
Spell the word which means the white of an egg.

17. Kansas City and St. Louis are 240 miles apart. A train leaves Kansas City travelling towards St. Louis at 60 mph; another leaves St. Louis at the same time, travelling towards Kansas City at 40 mph. Which train will be farther from St. Louis when they meet?

18. If a man is 6 feet tall and weighs 300 pounds, how many hard boiled eggs can he eat on an empty stomach?

19. A child is born in Boston, Mass., to parents who were both born in Boston, Mass. The child is not a U.S. citizen. How is this possible?

20. Carrie Cotter was born on December 27, yet her birthday is always in the summer. How is this possible?

21. What 8 letter word has 7 consonants and 1 vowel?

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1.  December and January.

2.  good.

3.  They did not play each other.

4.  There were just three women — grandmother, mother, daughter.

5.  Neither is correct — 9 + 5 = 14.

6.  Ohio, Iowa.

7.  House Numbers.

8.  All animals — houses can’t jump.

9.  ONE WORD.

10. Colors of the Rainbow.

Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, Violet.

11. B A N A N A (Cross out the letters: S I X L E T T E R S)

12. They are the first names.

13. Eskimo is at the North Pole; Penquins are at the South Pole.

14. They don’t exist.

15.  8.

16. A L B U M E N (NOT yolk! — that’s the yellow part!)

17. When they meet, they are the same distance from St. Louis.

18. Just one. After that, his stomach isn’t empty.

19. The child was born before 1776.

20. Carrie lives in the Southern Hemisphere.

21. STRENGTH. There may be others…

## 12 thoughts on “Today Is Friday The Thirteenth, Unlucky For Some – Here’s Another Test”

1. love these tests you post!Keep’em coming!

• Thanks for the comment. Not sure everyone likes them, but I do so there will probably be more!

2. Very good, not being American I struggled with your Rainbow one! No 7 had me completely stumped, but otherwise I did OK 🙂

• Well done, you did good. Thanks for trying them and for your comment.

3. Kenton Lewis says:

How many must I get wrong before I become a bureaucrat?
Very good.

• LOL To be a senior bureaucrat you must get them all wrong, and not just slightly wrong, completely wrong.

4. I was on a roll for a bit, then stalled. Too early in the morning to be thinking so hard. LOL

• LOL That’s life I’m afraid. Thanks for trying and for your comment.

5. Kanerva says: