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A Test of Practical Intelligence

The following short test consists of just 4 questions and is designed to identify rational thinkers. Scroll down for each answer. The questions are NOT that difficult. But don't scroll down UNTIL you have answered the question!

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

The correct answer is: 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?

Did you say, Open the refrigerator, put in the elephant, and close the refrigerator?

Wrong Answer!

Correct Answer: Open the refrigerator, take out the giraffe, put in the elephant and close the door. This question 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; you just put it there. This question tests your memory.

Okay, 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 you do not have a boat. It is shallow enough to wade across but the river is the home to crocodiles. How do you manage it?

Correct Answer: You can jump into the river and wade across. Have you forgotten? All the crocodiles are attending the Animal Meeting. This question tests whether you learn from your mistakes.