>Test for Dementia > >Below are >four (4) questions and a bonus question. You have to answer them >instantly. You can't take your time, answer all of them immediately. OK? > >Let's find out just how clever you really are.... > >Ready? GO!!! (scroll down) > > > > >First Question: > >You are participating in a race. > >You overtake the second person. What position are you in? > > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ > > > > > > > > > >Answer: If you answered that you are first, then you are absolutely >wrong! If you overtake the second person and you take his place, you are >second! > >Try not to screw up next time. Now answer the second question, but don't >take as much time as you took for the first question, OK? > >Second Question: >If you overtake the last person, then you are...? (scroll down) > > > >~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ > > > > >Answer: If you answered that you are second to last, then you are wrong >again. Tell me, how can you overtake the LAST person? > > >You're not very good at this, are you? > > > > >Third Question: >Very tricky arithmetic! 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? > > >Scroll down for answer..... > > > > > > > > > >~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ > > >Did you get 5000? > >The correct answer is actually 4100. > > > >If you don't believe it, check it with a calculator! Today is >definitely not your day, is it? Maybe you'll get the last question >right... Maybe. > > > >Fourth Question: > >Mary's father has five daughters: 1. Nana, 2. Nene, 3. Nini, 4. Nono. >What is the name of the fifth daughter? > > > > > > > >~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ > >Did you Answer Nunu? NO! Of course it isn't. >Her name is Mary. Read the question again! > > > >Okay, now the bonus round: > >A mute person goes into a shop and wants to buy a toothbrush. By >imitating the action of brushing his teeth he successfully expresses >himself to the shopkeeper and the purchase is done. >Next, a blind man comes into the shop who wants to buy a pair of >sunglasses; how does HE indicate what he wants? > > > > > > > > > > >~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ > > > > >He just has to open his mouth and ask... >It's really very simple.