A quiz

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  1. kentley

    kentley

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    The following short quiz consists of 4 questions and will tell you whether you are qualified to be a "professional."
    ANSWERS are given at the end. The questions are NOT that difficult.

    1. How do you put a giraffe into a refrigerator?

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

    3. The Lion King is hosting an animal conference. All the animals attend except one. Which animal does not attend?

    4. There is a river you must cross. But it is inhabited by crocodiles. How do you manage it?

















    ANSWERS:

    1 The correct answer is: Open the refrigerator put in the giraffe and close the door. This question tests whether you tend to do simple things in an overly complicated way.

    2. Open the refrigerator put in the elephant and close the refrigerator. 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 previous actions.

    3. Correct Answer: The Elephant. The elephant is in the refrigerator. This tests your memory. OK, even if you did not answer the first three questions correctly, you still have one more chance to show your true ability.

    4. Correct Answer: You swim across. All the crocodiles are attending the Animal Conference. This tests whether you learn quickly from your mistakes.

    According to 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.
     
  2. 40loader

    40loader IPSC Shooter

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    Since you did not specify that the giraffe and the elephant were to be placed in the same refrigerator, the answer "open the door, put in the elephant and close the door" could be correct.
     

  3. kentley

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    always gotta be one knucklehead.......
     
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    I think you mean "professional" ;)
     
  5. kentley

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  6. 40loader

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    You guys are just jealous because you didn't think of it first.

    ;i ;i ;i ;i
     
  7. Jazz5

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    I think the boneheads at Anderson Consulting need to put the crackpipe down!
     
  8. DB

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    My fridge is small, so I said chop up the giraffe and the elephant before putting them in the fridge. I didn't know who didn't attend, but I did shoot all the crocs before crossing the river.

    DB
     
  9. Gunrnr

    Gunrnr Senior Goofoff Millennium Member

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    Would that be the now-defunct Anderson Consulting?
     
  10. Ronny

    Ronny Good Guy

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    It is not stated that those questions are supposed to be a linear progression of events. It is not a test of critical thinking skills. The whole point of that quiz seems specious for that reason.
     
  11. Guest

    Scary.. I said chop it up into tiny pieces too.. Does that make us a little off kilter?? o:
     
  12. Darkmage

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    Now know by the name "Accenture". They still over-work their employees, so not much has changed. :)
     
  13. Roger C

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    OK, PROFESSIONAL knucklehead...