[ExI] quiz for the new year
spike66 at att.net
Sat Jan 2 21:38:14 UTC 2010
>Jack is looking at Anne, but Anne is looking at George. Jack is married but
George is not. Is a married person looking at an unmarried person?
>Yes No Cannot be determined
The answer is YES of course. Regardless of Anne's marrital status, either
way a married person is looking at, perhaps gazing fondly and lustily, upon
an unmarried person. I supplied the adverbs, but the quiz came from the
excellent article below on irrationality in smart people:
How many answered it correctly?
How many of you horndogs are like me, pondering the comely figure of Anne,
instead of concentrating your intelligence on being rational?
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