Sachiniti

May 27, 2007

Today Is Mental Health Day – Confirm Your State

Filed under: Random — Kaveeta Oberoi Kaul @ 3:53 pm

This is a quiz for people who think they know everything!

It helps them realise.. they don’t !

I did too.

Realise.

Now getting on with it..These are not trick questions. These are 9 straight questions with straight answers.

Time : 3 mins.

 

1. Name the one sport in which neither the spectators nor the participants
know the score or the leader until the contest ends.

2. What famous North American landmark is constantly moving backward?

3. Of all vegetables, only two can live to produce on their own for
several growing seasons. All other vegetables must be replanted
every year. What are the only two perennial vegetables?
4. What fruit has its seeds on the outside?

5. In many liquor stores, you can buy pear brandy, with a real pear
inside the bottle. The pear is whole and ripe, and the bottle is
genuine; it hasn’t been cut in any way. How did the pear get
inside the bottle?

6. Only three words in standard English begin with the letters ” dw”
and they are all common words Name two of them.

7. There are 14 punctuation marks in English grammar.
Can you name at least half of them?

8. Name the only vegetable or fruit that is never sold frozen, canned,
processed, cooked, or in any other form except fresh.

9. Name 6 or more things that you can wear on your feet beginning with
the letter “S.”

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Answers To Quiz:

1. The one sport in which neither the spectators nor the participants
know the score or the leader until the contest ends . . Boxing

2. North American landmark constantly moving backward . Niagara Falls
(The rim is worn down about two and a half feet each year because
of the millions of gallons of water that rush over it every minute.)

3. Only two vegetables that can live to produce on their own for
several growing seasons . . Asparagus and rhubarb.

4. The fruit with its seeds on the outside .. . Strawberry.

5. How did the pear get inside the brandy bottle? It grew inside the
bottle. (The bottles are placed over pear buds when they are small,
and are wired in place on the tree. The bottle is left in place
for the entire growing season. When the pears are ripe, they are
snipped off at the stems.)

6. Three English words beginning with dw . Dwarf, dwell and dwindle.

7. Fourteen punctuation marks in English grammar . . Period, comma,
colon, semicolon, dash, hyphen, apostrophe, question mark,
exclamation point, quotation marks, brackets, parenthesis, braces,
and ellipses.

8. The only vegetable or fruit never sold frozen, canned, processed,
cooked, or in any other form but fresh Lettuce.

9. Six or more things you can wear on your feet beginning with “s”.
Shoes, socks, sandals, sneakers, slippers, skis, skates, snowshoes,
stockings, stilts.

So today on National Mental Health Day you can
do your part by remembering to sending this to at least one unstable
person.

Well, my job’s done!

So was his.. who sent this to me

πŸ™‚

Psst.. promise to tell you those I guessed right if you tell me the same .

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13 Comments »

  1. Hmm…FOOD FOR THOUGHT…Power of mind over body …In 3 mins, i got only one right answer (question 7).Really knowledge is one big ocean and i don’t even know a drop… Kaveeta , check this one out , http://www.gamesforthebrain.com

    Comment by Laxmi — May 28, 2007 @ 7:57 am | Reply

  2. 7th, 6th and part of 9.

    Not good enough but interesting questions.

    Comment by Krishnan — May 28, 2007 @ 1:24 pm | Reply

  3. Yeah more or less similar to Krishnan but if i had more time I just might have completed the ninth..

    Comment by Neha — May 28, 2007 @ 2:03 pm | Reply

  4. My performance…dismal.Added to the three you guys have mentioned, I had heard/read of the seeds outside the strawberry.. so that was it..

    But..laxmi..’fikar not’..this was a non serious quiz. Will check out games for the brain too.

    Thanks

    Comment by kaveetaakaul — May 28, 2007 @ 6:44 pm | Reply

  5. eat healthy, sleep healthy and drink lots of water

    “Dil to pagal hai aur dimag deewana hai”

    Comment by Aneesh — May 28, 2007 @ 7:27 pm | Reply

  6. Thank you Doctor saab for the prescription…lol

    How about some ‘badaams’ for brain food?

    Comment by kaveetaakaul — May 29, 2007 @ 2:32 pm | Reply

  7. Great site!!

    Enjoyed the posts.

    Keep it up!!

    Comment by Honhaar balwaan — May 29, 2007 @ 6:17 pm | Reply

  8. gottcha 7!! hahaha… wo! real food for thought.. din know abt the strawberry n even the lettuce..

    intel inside mental outside πŸ™‚ tat was the name of our quiz group!

    we were n i guess still r a lil unstable.. striving towards stability.. agar equilibrium reach kar gaye then the fun part of this nautanki called life wud evaporate nah??
    so… its kinda offset πŸ™‚

    Comment by saptarshi — May 29, 2007 @ 10:17 pm | Reply

  9. So Sapt has been officially declared the β€˜most stable of the unstable family that comprises Sachiniti..
    intel inside mental outside ..ha ha
    or should it have been
    in-tel.. inside..
    men-tal ..men side
    Kidding

    Comment by kaveetaakaul — May 30, 2007 @ 8:38 am | Reply

  10. chalega… insanity n genuis go hand in hand πŸ™‚

    Comment by saptarshi — May 30, 2007 @ 11:30 am | Reply

  11. Kaveeta ki puzzles – dimag ki bathi jaladhe

    Comment by nitin — May 30, 2007 @ 12:01 pm | Reply

  12. AAj sub kuch ch maaf hai sapt… after all you are our freshly declared ‘stable horse’ πŸ™‚

    Nitin,

    huzoor ..shukriya.

    and if I may add ‘dimaag ko roshan kar de, dil ko saaf, jigar me umeed, nazar mein shararat..

    Comment by kaveetaakaul — May 30, 2007 @ 12:39 pm | Reply

  13. wah huzoor…lol

    Comment by nitin — May 30, 2007 @ 1:09 pm | Reply


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