Yep, it's that time of year again for us to take our annual senior citizen test.
Exercise of the brain is as important as exercise
of the muscles.
As we grow older, it’s important to keep
If you don’t use it, you will lose it !!!
Here is a very private way to gauge how your
memory compares to your last test.
Some may think it is too easy, but the ones
with memory problems may have difficulty.
Take this test to determine if you’re losing
it or not.
The spaces below are so you don’t see the
answers until you’ve answered.
OK, RELAX, clear your mind and begin.
#1. What do you put in a toaster ?
Answer: 'bread.' If you said 'toast', just
give up now and go do something else.
And, try not to hurt yourself. If you said,
bread, go to Question #2.
# 2. Say 'silk' ten times. Now spell 'silk.'
What do cows drink ?
Answer: Cows drink water. If you said 'milk,'
don't attempt the next question.
Your brain is already over-stressed and may
Content yourself with reading more appropriate
literature such as Women's Weekly or Auto World.
However, if you did say 'water', proceed to
# 3. If a red house is made from red bricks
and a blue house is made from blue bricks and a pink house is made from pink
bricks and a black house is made from black bricks, what is a green house made
Answer: Greenhouses are made from glass.
If you said 'green bricks', why are you still
reading this ???PLEASE, go lie down !
But, if you said 'glass,' go on to Question #4.
# 4. Please do not use a calculator for this
for it would be cheating:
You are driving a bus from New York City to
In Staten Island, 17 people got on the bus.
In New Brunswick, 6 people get off the bus and
9 people get on.
In Windsor, 2 people get off and 4 get on.
In Trenton, 11 people get off and 16 people
In Bristol, 3 people get off and 5 people get
And, in Camden, 6 people get off and 3 get on.
You then arrive at Philadelphia Station.
Without going back to review, how old is the
bus driver ?
Answer: Oh, for crying out loud !
Don't you remember your own age? It was YOU
driving the bus!
If you pass this along to your friends, pray
they do better than you.
PS: 95% of people fail most of the questions!
Sorry for all the spaces. You'd be tempted to
(Many thanks to my friend Therese for this!)