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....

Ready? GO!!!

First Question:

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, but
don't take as much time as you took for the first one, OK?

Second Question:

If you overtake the last person, then you are...?




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?

Third Question:

Very tricky arithmetic! Note: This must be done in your head only.
Do NOT use paper and pencil or a calculator. Try it.

1000 and add 40 to it. Now add another 1000 . Now add 30.
Add another
1000. Now add 20. Now add another 1000
Now add
10 What is the total?



Did you get 5000 ?

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....

Fourth Question:

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
Of course it isn't.
Her name is
Mary. Read the question again!

Okay, now the bonus round:

A mute person goes into a shop and wants to buy a toothbrush. By
imitating the action of brushing his teeth he successfully
expresses himself to the shopkeeper and the purchase is

Next, a blind man comes into the shop who wants to buy a pair of
sunglasses; how does HE indicate what he wants?


He simply asks for them.  He is blind, not mute!

If you don't do very well on this don't feel bad most people don't.


Here is a very, very tall coconut tree and there are 4 animals: 


a Lion, a Chimpanzee, a Giraffe, and a Squirrel ,


who pass by. 

They decide to compete to see who is the fastest to get a banana off the tree. 

Who do you guess will win? 

Your answer will reflect your personality. 

So think carefully . . .. Try and answer within 30 seconds


Got your answer?


Now scroll down to see the analysis. 


If your answer is:


Lion = you're dull. 

Chimpanzee = you're a moron.

Giraffe = you've lost it!

Squirrel = you're just hopelessly out of it!



Obviously you're stressed and overworked. You should take some time off and relax! 
Try again next year.