[Baen Humor] Giraffe Test

Kirk Reiser kirk at reisers.ca
Sat Sep 6 11:43:43 EDT 2008

1. How do you put a giraffe into a refrigerator?*
Stop and think about it and decide on your answer before you scroll down.*

The correct answer is: Open the refrigerator, put in the giraffe, and close
the door. This question tests whether you tend to do sim ple things i n an
overly complicated way.*

2 How do you put an elephant into a refrigerator?* *

Did you say, Open the refrigerator, put in the elephant, and close the
Wrong Answer.*
Correct Answer: Open the refrigerator, take out the giraffe, put in the
elephant and close the door. This tests your ability to think through the
repercussions of your previous actions.*

& nbsp;
3. The Lion King is hosting an animal conference. All the animals *Attend
Except one. Which animal does not attend? *

Correct Answer : The Elephant. The elephant is in the refrigerator. You just
  put him in there.? This tests your memory. Okay, even if you did not answer
  the first three questions correctly, you still have one more chance to show
  your true abilities.*

4. There is a river you must cross but it is used by crocodiles, and *You do
  not have a boat. How do you manage it?


Correct Answer:? You jump into the river and swim across. Have you not been
listening? All the croco diles are attending the Animal Meeting. This tests
whether you learn quickly from your mistakes.*
According to The Anderson Consulting Worldwide, around 90% of the*
Professionals they tested got all questions wrong, but many preschoolers got
  several correct answers.
Anderson Consulting says this conclusively disproves the theory that most
professionals have the brains of a four-year-old.

Send this out to frustrate all of your smart friends.**
PS: Just the fact that I sent it to you should make you feel good.*

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