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08-15-2002, 02:26 AM
MBA IQ test

A little intelligence test for you - no cheating.
Some of these questions are from MBA entrance test.
Most of these are pretty good. Pay close attention.
There are 10 questions, so you should be able to answer them all in
10 minutes. DO NOT look at the answers found at the end of this document, that would be cheating. Write each of your answers down,
it makes a difference

1) Some months have 30 days, some months have 31
days. How many months have 28 days?

2) If a doctor gives you 3 pills and tells you
to take one pill every half hour, how long would it
be before all the pills had been taken?

3) I went to bed at eight o'clock in the evening
and wound up my clock and set the alarm to sound at
nine o'clock in the morning. How many hours sleep
would I get before being awoken by the alarm?

4) Divide 30 by half and add ten. What do you get?

5) A farmer had 17 sheep. All but 9 died. How many
live sheep were left?

6) If you had only one match and entered a COLD and
DARK room, where there was an oil heater, an oil lamp
and a candle, which would you light first?

7) A man builds a house with four sides of
rectangular construction, each side having a southern
exposure. A big bear comes along. What colour is the

8) Take 2 apples from 3 apples. What do you have?

9) How many animals of each species did Moses take
with him in the Ark?

10) If you drove a bus with 43 people on board from
Chicago and stopped at Pittsburgh to pick up 7 more people
and drop off 5 passengers and at Cleveland to
drop off 8 passengers and pick up 4 more and
eventually arrive at Philadelphia 20 hours later,
What's the name of the driver?


1) All of them. Every month has at least 28 days.

2) 1 hour. If you take a pill at 1 o'clock, then another at 1.30
and the last at 2 o'clock, they will be taken in 1 hour.

3) 1 hour. It is a wind up alarm clock which
cannot discriminate between a.m. and p.m.

4) 70. Dividing by half is the same as
multiplying by 2.

5) 9 live sheep.

6) The match.

7) White. If all walls face south, the house
must be on the North Pole.

8) 2 apples.

9) None. It was Noah, not Moses.

10) YOU are the driver.

Grading Scale (out of 10)

10 Genius
9 Mensa Member
8 Engineer
7 University Student
6 High school pupil
5 Primary school pupil
4 School Teacher
3 University professor
2 FDA Investigator
1 Member of Congress
0 Common