# Fun Test For Dementia

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Real Estate Agent with Keller Williams Realty 0575737

## Fun Test for Dementia

Below are four 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....

First Question: You are participating in a race. You overtake the second person. What position are you in?

If you answered that you are first, then you are absolutely wrong! If you overtake the second person and you take his place, 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 question, OK?

Second Question: If you overtake the last person, then you are...?

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~~~~~~ Answer: 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. Take 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?

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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.... ....Maybe.

Fourth Question: Mary's father has five daughters: 1. Nana, 2. Nene,

3. Nini, 4. Nono.

What is the name of the fifth daughter?

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Did you Answer Nunu? NO! 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 done. Next, a blind man comes into the shop who wants to buy a pair of sunglasses; how does HE indicate what he wants?

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He just has to open his mouth and ask... It's really very simple.... Like you!

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Rainmaker
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Nick Zappa
Eagles Wings Realty - Montrose, CO
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Gary I am blaming my inability to think on pain killers.

Jan 16, 2010 03:43 PM #39
Rainmaker
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Wanda Kubat-Nerdin
Prado & Kramer Real Estate, St. George, UT 84770 - Saint George, UT
Your Preferred St. George Area Real Estate Agent.

RE-DOs! RE-DOs! Ha-ha! I'm glad I'm not alone...good one Gary!

Jan 16, 2010 04:22 PM #40
Rainmaker
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Don Rogers
Keller Williams Realty Chesterfield - O'Fallon, MO
Realtor, Broker, CDPE, GRI, OnullFallon MO & St Charles County MO homes

Well I got a 50% on the first four questions but a really big ZERO on the bonus question.  Hmmm wonder what that means.....

Jan 16, 2010 06:41 PM #41
Rainmaker
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Lynda Eisenmann
Preferred Home Brokers - Brea, CA
Broker-Owner,CRS,CDPE,GRI,SRES, Brea,CA, Orange Co

Gary ~ Thanks a bunch for helping me make myself look so stupid!

Jan 16, 2010 07:37 PM #42
Rainmaker
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Donna Yates Real Estate - serving
ReMax Town and Country - Blue Ridge, GA
North Georgia Metro & Mountains

Gary:  I failed miserably and I admit it.

Jan 17, 2010 12:40 AM #43
Rainmaker
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

Gary, I enjoyed the quiz and am going to try it on my family. I got one wrong so do I get a 'B+?

Jan 17, 2010 05:13 AM #44
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Michael Cole
CPG Tours - Orange, CA

Hi Gary,

Great quiz! I didn't miss them all, but I'm not saying which ones I did. It's too embarrassing when you read the answers. They should be obvious. Thanks for sharing.

Jan 17, 2010 08:50 AM #45
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Michael Cole
CPG Tours - Orange, CA

Oh, yeah. I wanted to challenge the second question. It happens all the time in auto racing. And the person overtaking (lapping) the one in last place could actually be in any position other than last place.

: )

Jan 17, 2010 08:54 AM #46
Rainmaker
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Betina Foreman
512-771-6318 Austin Home Girls Realty - Austin, TX
Realtor, C.N.E. Selling Homes in Lake Travis & Central Austin!

I guess I am not  ready for the old folks home just yet. I got four out of five correct, and I am not telling which one got me!!

;)

Jan 17, 2010 09:46 AM #47
Rainmaker
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Betina Foreman
512-771-6318 Austin Home Girls Realty - Austin, TX
Realtor, C.N.E. Selling Homes in Lake Travis & Central Austin!

I guess I am not  ready for the old folks home just yet. I got four out of five correct, and I am not telling which one got me!!

;)

Jan 17, 2010 09:46 AM #48
Rainmaker
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Marchel Peterson
Results Realty - Spring, TX
Spring TX Real Estate E-Pro

Gary, I have taken this before and I must say I did just as rotten the second time around.

Jan 17, 2010 10:17 PM #50
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Virginia Hepp
ERA - Mesquite NV Homes For Sale - Mesquite, NV
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I missed them all.  But consistency is a virtue, right?

Jan 17, 2010 10:42 PM #51
Anonymous
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I read this first thing in the morning and I still failed!  Now I'm depressed! :-)

Jan 18, 2010 06:08 AM #52
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Guy Thomas
WR Starkey Mortgage - Colorado Springs, CO

This is a scream, or did it leave me screaming? Great fun, though. Ok, I am calling my doctor first thing tomorrow to get that above the neck checkup.

Jan 18, 2010 04:09 PM #53
Rainmaker
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Carol Lee
Dilbeck Real Estate - Oak Park, CA
Realtor - Agoura, Oak Park, Westlake CA Homes

it is confirmed- I have pre-senile dementia!

Jan 18, 2010 07:24 PM #54
Rainmaker
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Tanya Nouwens
Montreal Real Estate Broker & Stager

Dementia schmentia...now what was I going to say? -- Tanya in Montreal

Jan 19, 2010 07:35 AM #55
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Ann Allen Hoover
RE/MAX Advantage South - Hoover, AL
CDPE SRES ASP e-PRO Realtor - Homes for Sale - AL

Oh goody, I got at least one right......so maybe there is still hope that I've not completely lost it.  Can't wait to try these with my friends!

Jan 19, 2010 12:34 PM #56
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Georgie Hunter
Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers - Haiku, HI
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That bonus question was a good one!  I had to laugh.  I tried it on my husband and he flunked it too.

Jan 20, 2010 02:16 AM #57
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Carol Culkin
Reece & Nichols - Leawood, KS
Overland Park

Gary - I actually got the Mary part right. I am getting too old for mind games. Big FIVE-O approaching.

Jan 22, 2010 11:24 AM #58
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Peggy Wester
Realty Executives Integrity - Grafton, WI
Real Estate Agent Ozaukee & Washington County Real

Dang -- only got the last one right. And I had to pull out the calculator to make sure you were right about number 3! :)

Jan 23, 2010 07:55 PM #59
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