How Observant Are You?

How observant are you?

(Write down your answers to check 'em at the end.)

  1. On a standard traffic light, is the green on the top or bottom?

  2. How many states are there? (Don't laugh, some people don't know!)

  3. In which hand is the Statue of Liberty's torch?

  4. What six colors are on the classic Campbell's soup label?

  5. What 2 letters don't appear on the telephone dial? (No cheating!)

  6. What two numbers don't have letters by them?

  7. When you walk does your left arm swing with your right or left leg?

  8. How many matches are in a standard pack?

  9. On our flag, is the top stripe red or white?

  10. What is the lowest number (frequency) on the FM dial?

  11. Which way does water go down the drain, counterclockwise or clockwise?

  12. Which way does a "no smoking" sign's slash run?

  13. How many channels on a VHF TV dial?

  14. The buttons are on which side of a woman's blouse?

  15. On a New York license plate, is New York on the top or bottom?

  16. Which way do fans rotate?

  17. Whose face is on a dime?

  18. How many sides does a stop sign have?

  19. Do books have even numbered pages on the right or left side?

  20. How many lug nuts are on a standard car wheel?

  21. How many sides are there on a standard pencil?

  22. Sleepy, Happy, Sneezy, Grumpy, Dopey, Doc. Who's missing?

  23. How many hot dog buns are in a standard package?

  24. In a deck of cards, on which card is the cardmaker's trademark?

  25. On which side of a venetian blind is the cord that turns the slats?

  26. On the back of a dollar, what is in the center?

  27. There are 12 buttons on a touch tone phone. Which two symbols bear no digits?

  28. How many curves are in a standard paper clip?

  29. Does a merry-go-round turn counter-clockwise or clockwise?


  1. Bottom
  2. 50
  3. Right
  4. Blue, red, white, yellow, black, and gold
  5. Q, Z
  6. 1,0
  7. Left
  8. 20
  9. Red
  10. 88
  11. Counter-clockwise (unless you happen to be south of the equator)
  12. Towards bottom right
  13. 12 (no number 1)
  14. Right
  15. Top
  16. Clockwise as you look at it
  17. Franklin D. Roosevelt
  18. 8... What about the front side and back side? I think it also could be 10.
  19. Left
  20. 5
  21. 6
  22. Bashful
  23. 10
  24. Ace of spades
  25. Left
  26. ONE
  27. *, #
  28. 3
  29. Counter-clockwise

  • 30-28..............Mensa is calling, genius

  • 25-27..............Not too shabby

  • 20-24..............You could do better

  • 16-19..............McDonald's is calling (would you like fries with that?)

  • 15 or less......Almost blind, aren't you?

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