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  1. What is the missing number?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    7
    Correct
    Incorrect
    9
    Correct
    Incorrect
    2
    Correct
    Incorrect
    6
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Add the left and right numbers and then subtract the top and bottom numbers to get the center number.

  2. There are a number of books on a bookshelf. If one book is the fourth from the left and sixth from the right, how many books are on the shelf?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    8
    Correct
    Incorrect
    9
    Correct
    Incorrect
    10
    Correct
    Incorrect
    12
  3. How many rectangles are in this image?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    14
    Correct
    Incorrect
    12
    Correct
    Incorrect
    8
    Correct
    Incorrect
    10
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  4. What number do you get when you multiply all of the numbers on a telephone's number pad?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    362,880
    Correct
    Incorrect
    45
    Correct
    Incorrect
    725,760
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Any number multiplied by zero is zero.

  5. Which number comes next in this sequence?

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    Incorrect
    3
    Correct
    Incorrect
    4
    Correct
    Incorrect
    5
    Correct
    Incorrect
    6
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The sequence corresponds to the number of letters in the numbers 1-11.

  6. Mary has six daughters, and each of her daughters has a brother. How many children does Mary have?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    7
    Correct
    Incorrect
    9
    Correct
    Incorrect
    12
    Correct
    Incorrect
    22
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Each daughter shares a common brother.

  7. Two men catch two fish in two minutes. At this rate, how many men would it take to catch 500 fish in 500 minutes?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    2
    Correct
    Incorrect
    10
    Correct
    Incorrect
    250
    Correct
    Incorrect
    500
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    One man catches one fish in two minutes. Therefore, one man could catch 250 fish in 500 minutes. Thus, two men could catch 500 fish in 500 minutes.

  8. How many triangles are in this image?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    14
    Correct
    Incorrect
    36
    Correct
    Incorrect
    64
    Correct
    Incorrect
    82
    Correct!
    Wrong!
    Via scienceblogs.com
  9. Finish this number series:

    Correct
    Incorrect
    12242122
    Correct
    Incorrect
    111312211422
    Correct
    Incorrect
    12311422
    Correct
    Incorrect
    121311123422
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Read the numbers out loud. In the number 13211422, for example, there are one 1, one 3, one 2, two 1's, one 4, and two 2's, thus 111312211422 is the subsequent number.

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