Only 1 in 40 People Can Answer These Common Sense Questions. Can You?
By: Isadora Teich
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About This Quiz
Do you think you have an all-around intelligence that will make a common sense quiz a breeze? Everyone likes to think that they are smarter than the average person, but there are so many kinds of intelligence that it can be hard to judge this. After all, some people remember every book they have ever read, but they might accidentally put their hand on a hot stove. Some people are masters at chess, while other people can fix or build almost anything. Some people write poetry which makes others cry, and others can do mental math like it's nothing. Some people don't test well but are excellent at talking to and handling people in social situations. There are so many ways to be smart, but for day-to-day life and business, some common sense is a must.
Common sense is defined as a good sense in practical matters. Someone with good common sense makes the kinds of daily decisions that benefit them and others. It is an ability to read oneself, others and situations that is always useful. If you think you are a master of common sense, put your practical knowledge and horse sense to the test with this HowStuffWorks quiz!
C is the father of D. But D is not the son of C. How is that possible?
D is C's daughter.
D is the child of C. If C is not D's son, she must be D's daughter.
Are low-fat foods usually better for you than the regular foods?
While low-fat foods are always lower in fat, companies usually replace that fat with sugar and artificial flavorings. This means that many of these foods are not as good for your diet as they are marketed to be.
The top 5 most spoken languages in India are Hindi, English, Bengali, Telugu and Marathi. The highest amount of people speak Hindi as a first language, while the most people speak English as a second or third language.
While eating 500 eggs a day isn't good for anyone, eggs still have a controversial reputation even in small amounts. Even though they were declared healthy by the American Heart Association nearly 20 years ago, people still think they are a heart attack on a plate.
Do all of the countries in Europe belong to the EU?
Europe is a geographic region, while the European Union is a political union that not every country in the area is part of. Macedonia, Russia, Gibraltar and Belarus are some non-EU countries located at least partially in Europe.