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....
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, you take his place, so you are second!
Try not to screw up next time.
Now answer the second question,
butdon'ttake as much time as you took for the first one, OK?
If you overtake the last person, then you are...?
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?
Very tricky arithmetic! Note: This must be done in your head only
Do NOT use paper and pencil or a calculator. Try it.
Take1000and add40to it. Now add another1000Now add30.
Add another1000. Now add20 Now add another1000
Now add 10. What is the total?
Did you get5000 ?
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....
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 isMary.Read the question again!