QUIZ: See If You Can Think Outside The Box With This Logic Quiz!

Everyone wants to believe that they’re smarter than the average bear, but the truth is, some people are far more gifted than others. One of the most traditional ways to measure intelligence is to give people an IQ test. But this particular quiz will test other areas of your brain by making you think outside of the box. Use your logical thinking abilities and find out how intelligent you really are. You might be surprised!

Everyone wants to believe that they’re smarter than the average bear, but the truth is, some people are far more gifted than others. One of the most traditional ways to measure intelligence is to give people an IQ test. But this particular quiz will test other areas of your brain by making you think outside of the box. Use your logical thinking abilities and find out how intelligent you really are. You might be surprised!

How many months in the year have 28 days?

  • 2
  • 4
  • 12

Some months have 30 days in total while others have 31 days in total. But they all have 28 days in them. Now, if the question had mentioned the word only in front of 28 days then the answer would have been one because only February has just 28 days.

Some months have 30 days in total while others have 31 days in total. But they all have 28 days in them. Now, if the question had mentioned the word only in front of 28 days then the answer would have been one because only February has just 28 days.

If you take three pears from a total of ten, how many pears would you have?

  • 3
  • 7
  • None

Nowhere in the question did it say that all 10 pears belonged to you in the first place. You could have found them when you went to the market and taken three. Therefore, you only have three pears.

Nowhere in the question did it say that all 10 pears belonged to you in the first place. You could have found them when you went to the market and taken three. Therefore, you only have three pears.

Sam's parents have five kids. Four of them are called Bob, Billy, Ben, and Barb. What's the name of the fifth child?

  • Bella
  • Billy
  • None of these

Read the question carefully. It says that Sam's parents have five kids. This indicates that he's one of the five and that Bob, Billy, Ben, and Barb are his siblings.

Read the question carefully. It says that Sam's parents have five kids. This indicates that he's one of the five and that Bob, Billy, Ben, and Barb are his siblings.

There are 100 Skittles in a bowl. 2/5 are yellow and 1/4 are green. So how many Skittles are red?

  • 25
  • 75
  • 35

2/5 yellow Skittles are 40 and 1/4 green Skittles are 25. This totals a whopping 65 Skittles. That means that the remaining 35 Skittles in the bowl are all red.

2/5 yellow Skittles are 40 and 1/4 green Skittles are 25. This totals a whopping 65 Skittles. That means that the remaining 35 Skittles in the bowl are all red.

If an aquarium as 12 fish and all except 9 die, how many fish are left?

  • 9
  • 7
  • 3

Think about it. If there are 12 fish, and all except 9 die, then this means that only 3 fish died. Therefore there are still 9 fish floating around and possibly mourning the loss of their comrades.

Think about it. If there are 12 fish, and all except 9 die, then this means that only 3 fish died. Therefore there are still 9 fish floating around and possibly mourning the loss of their comrades.

Which number is letter X in this sequence of numbers? 70, 68, 64, 58, X, 40.

  • 40
  • 52
  • 50

The way to get to each number in this sequence is by subtracting 2 times the previous numbers position from the previous number. So, in this case, 4x2 minus 58 equals 50.

The way to get to each number in this sequence is by subtracting 2 times the previous numbers position from the previous number. So, in this case, 4x2 minus 58 equals 50.

How many annual birthdays does a woman have?

  • 1
  • 75
  • 76

Women only get one birthday a year. For that matter, so do men. If the question had asked how many birthdays does a woman have in a lifetime, then the answer would have been somewhere in the 70s, 80s, or even 90s.

Women only get one birthday a year. For that matter, so do men. If the question had asked how many birthdays does a woman have in a lifetime, then the answer would have been somewhere in the 70s, 80s, or even 90s.

How many animals of each gender did Noah allow in his ark?

  • 3
  • 1
  • 2

Admittedly, Noah did bring a pair of each animal aboard his ark, but he only brought one of each gender with him. That way, the animals would be able to repopulate the species, at least, that's how the legend goes.

Admittedly, Noah did bring a pair of each animal aboard his ark, but he only brought one of each gender with him. That way, the animals would be able to repopulate the species, at least, that's how the legend goes.

If you're in the middle of a race and you pass the person in second place, what place are you in?

  • 1st
  • 3rd
  • 2nd

If you manage to pass the person in second place, it doesn't necessarily mean that you're first. To get to first, you would have to get ahead of the person in 1st place, too. Simply passing the runner in 2nd place only puts you in 2nd place.

If you manage to pass the person in second place, it doesn't necessarily mean that you're first. To get to first, you would have to get ahead of the person in 1st place, too. Simply passing the runner in 2nd place only puts you in 2nd place.

How many foxes would be required to catch 60 hens in 60 minutes? Hint: Six foxes catch six hens in six minutes.

  • 60
  • 6
  • 600

If 6 foxes can catch six hens in six minutes, the same six foxes will be able to catch a total of 60 hens in 60 minutes. Calculating this is easy. Simply multiply the number of hens the foxes catch by 10.

If 6 foxes can catch six hens in six minutes, the same six foxes will be able to catch a total of 60 hens in 60 minutes. Calculating this is easy. Simply multiply the number of hens the foxes catch by 10.

What is the capital of the United States? Hint: It's not an actual state.

  • Philadelphia
  • New York City
  • Washington D.C.

The capital of the United States was founded shortly after the American Revolution. It became the seat of government for the independent nation. It was named after George Washington, the first American president.

The capital of the United States was founded shortly after the American Revolution. It became the seat of government for the independent nation. It was named after George Washington, the first American president.

If you have two United States coins that total 30 cents and one of them isn't a nickel, what are the two coins?

  • Two quarters
  • A dime and a quarter
  • A quarter and a nickel

If only one of the coins isn't a nickel, then that means that the other one can be. So, the two coins are actually a quarter and a nickle which total 30 cents.

If only one of the coins isn't a nickel, then that means that the other one can be. So, the two coins are actually a quarter and a nickle which total 30 cents.

Two dads and two sons went on a fishing trip. Everyone caught a fish, but they only come home with three, and no fish was eaten or thrown back into the water. How could this be?

  • Only three men went fishing and they're all related
  • Who knows
  • One of the sons got ill

The three men were actually a son, a father, and his grandfather. The grandfather and father are both dads and the father and his son are both sons of someone on the same boat.

The three men were actually a son, a father, and his grandfather. The grandfather and father are both dads and the father and his son are both sons of someone on the same boat.

What was the tallest mountain on Earth before Mount Everest was discovered?

  • Mount Fuji
  • Mount Everest
  • Mount Olympus

Although Mount Everest hadn't been discovered yet, it was still present on Earth. So, it was still the tallest mountain on the planet despite the fact that it was unknown.

Although Mount Everest hadn't been discovered yet, it was still present on Earth. So, it was still the tallest mountain on the planet despite the fact that it was unknown.

A girl whose favorite color is pink had a one-story pink house full of pink everything, including pink furniture. But what color were her stairs?

  • Pink
  • Blue
  • None of these

While it stands to reason that this girl would likely have pink stairs since she loves the color pink, she only lives in a one-story house. This means that her house doesn't have a second floor, so she wouldn't have any stairs, pink or otherwise.

While it stands to reason that this girl would likely have pink stairs since she loves the color pink, she only lives in a one-story house. This means that her house doesn't have a second floor, so she wouldn't have any stairs, pink or otherwise.

If a doctor gives a patient three pills and instructs them to take one now and the other two half an hour apart, when would the patient take the third pill?

  • In 1 hour
  • In 3 hours
  • In 30 minutes

If the patient takes one pill now, they will take the second pill in 30 minutes and the third pill 30 minutes after that. This means that only an hour has passed since they took the first pill.

If the patient takes one pill now, they will take the second pill in 30 minutes and the third pill 30 minutes after that. This means that only an hour has passed since they took the first pill.

Where will an egg roll to if a rooster lays an egg on the roof?

  • Down
  • To the side
  • Nowhere

There's no way that a rooster will be able to lay an egg because they are male. Only hens are capable of laying eggs. But if a rooster somehow laid an egg, it would be a scientific anomaly.

There's no way that a rooster will be able to lay an egg because they are male. Only hens are capable of laying eggs. But if a rooster somehow laid an egg, it would be a scientific anomaly.

What are the similarities between these words: Ornament, Valentine, Envelope, and Medicine?

  • They begin with consonants
  • They have 3 syllables
  • They have foreign origins

The thing they have in common is their number of syllables, which in this case is 3. Say them out loud and you'll see that each of these words have 3 syllables.

The thing they have in common is their number of syllables, which in this case is 3. Say them out loud and you'll see that each of these words have 3 syllables.

What would the next number be in this sequence: 1000, 200, 40, _____?

  • 20
  • 8
  • 24

With the exception of the first number, each of the numbers are 20% of the previous number. For example, 200 is 20% of 1000, 200 is 20% of 40, and of course, 20% of 40 is 8.

With the exception of the first number, each of the numbers are 20% of the previous number. For example, 200 is 20% of 1000, 200 is 20% of 40, and of course, 20% of 40 is 8.

Check out this sequence of words and identify what they have in common: tea, men, leaf, and peach.

  • They all rhyme with each other
  • They all have an e as the second letter
  • They have 5 syllables

Look at the second letter of each word and you'll notice that they all are e. Aside from this coincidence, the words are completely dissimilar.

Look at the second letter of each word and you'll notice that they all are e. Aside from this coincidence, the words are completely dissimilar.

If you use a quarter of a dozen eggs, how many eggs do you actually have left?

  • 3
  • 4
  • 9

One quarter of 12 is 3. So if a dozen eggs is 12, and one-quarter of 12 is 3, then that means you have used 3 eggs out of 12. So you would still have 9 eggs left.

One quarter of 12 is 3. So if a dozen eggs is 12, and one-quarter of 12 is 3, then that means you have used 3 eggs out of 12. So you would still have 9 eggs left.

If A is yellow and B is blue, then what color would A+B be?

  • Green
  • Purple
  • Black

When you combine the colors yellow and blue, you get green. So if A, which is yellow, and B, which is blue, combine, then you would get the color green.

When you combine the colors yellow and blue, you get green. So if A, which is yellow, and B, which is blue, combine, then you would get the color green.

It represents number 1 but is followed by 25 others of its kind. What is it?

  • The president
  • The letter A
  • A sergeant

The first letter of the alphabet is A, therefore, it's technically the leader of the alphabet and is number 1. But it is followed by 25 of its pals, which are the other letters in the alphabet.

The first letter of the alphabet is A, therefore, it's technically the leader of the alphabet and is number 1. But it is followed by 25 of its pals, which are the other letters in the alphabet.

If 1 yard is equal to 3 feet, and you need 10 yards of wood to build a house, how many feet of wood would you need?

  • 30 feet
  • 20 feet
  • 300 feet

If 1 yard equals 3 feet, then 10 yards will equal 30 feet. Now all you have to do is multiply 10 times 3 to get your answer, which is 30 feet. That's how you'll know how much wood to buy.

If 1 yard equals 3 feet, then 10 yards will equal 30 feet. Now all you have to do is multiply 10 times 3 to get your answer, which is 30 feet. That's how you'll know how much wood to buy.

What do the following words have in common: Apples, Elephants, Oranges, Irises, and Utah?

  • The words have 2 syllables
  • They have at least 5 letters
  • They all start with vowels

Take a closer look at the first letter of each of the words and you'll see that they all start with a vowel. In total, the first letter of each word equals the vowels A, E, I, O, and U.

Take a closer look at the first letter of each of the words and you'll see that they all start with a vowel. In total, the first letter of each word equals the vowels A, E, I, O, and U.

Identify the letter that follows this sequence of letters: B, E, H, K, ____.

  • N
  • P
  • Q

The correct letter is N because each letter corresponds to a number in the alphabet, and each number is added by 3. So, B is 2 and 2+3 equals 5, which is E. Continue to repeat this pattern until you get to K, which is letter 11. Now 11+3 is 14, which is the letter N.

The correct letter is N because each letter corresponds to a number in the alphabet, and each number is added by 3. So, B is 2 and 2+3 equals 5, which is E. Continue to repeat this pattern until you get to K, which is letter 11. Now 11+3 is 14, which is the letter N.

See if you can guess what the following number would be in this sequence: 16, 25, 36, 49, ____.

  • 64
  • 77
  • 72

The answer is obviously in the sixties. In fact, 64 is the answer because this sequence represents a list of perfect squares. So the next perfect square after 49 would be 64 because 8x8 equals that number.

The answer is obviously in the sixties. In fact, 64 is the answer because this sequence represents a list of perfect squares. So the next perfect square after 49 would be 64 because 8x8 equals that number.

If a $20 shirt is now 15% off, what would be the final price of the shirt at check-out?

  • $15
  • $17
  • $16

If 15% of 20 is 3 then 20-3 equals 17. Therefore a $20 shirt that is 15% off would actually be worth $17, and a total bargain. So, you would definitely want to add it to your shopping cart.

If 15% of 20 is 3 then 20-3 equals 17. Therefore a $20 shirt that is 15% off would actually be worth $17, and a total bargain. So, you would definitely want to add it to your shopping cart.

Imagine you had a triangle with four triangles inside it. How many triangles would you have in total?

  • 4
  • 5
  • 6

The answer is obviously 5 because you have one supposedly large triangle plus four other smaller triangles hanging out inside of it. So there would be a total of 5 triangles in all.

The answer is obviously 5 because you have one supposedly large triangle plus four other smaller triangles hanging out inside of it. So there would be a total of 5 triangles in all.

If someone digs a hole that's 3 feet deep, 6 feet long, a 4 feet wide, how much dirt would there be inside?

  • 50 pounds
  • 20 pounds
  • None

It's impossible for there to be any dirt in a hole that's 3 feet deep by 4 feet wide because otherwise there would be no hole. The reason there's even a hole in the first place is because all of the dirt has been dug out.

It's impossible for there to be any dirt in a hole that's 3 feet deep by 4 feet wide because otherwise there would be no hole. The reason there's even a hole in the first place is because all of the dirt has been dug out.

Who is the sole owner of the egg if Mr. Townsend's peacock lays one in Mr. Wang's yard?

  • Mr. Roger
  • Mr. Wang
  • Neither

It would be impossible for Mr. Townsend or Mr. Wang to lay claim to an egg laid by a peacock simply because the egg doesn't exist. Peacocks don't lay eggs. Only peahens or female peafowl lay eggs.

It would be impossible for Mr. Townsend or Mr. Wang to lay claim to an egg laid by a peacock simply because the egg doesn't exist. Peacocks don't lay eggs. Only peahens or female peafowl lay eggs.

Which of the following would you light first if you walked into a dark room? A newspaper, kindling wood, or an oil lamp?

  • Kindling wood
  • Oil lamp
  • None of these
  • Newspaper

There's no point in lighting any of the options above, at least not right way. That's because you would need to light a match first before you can light up anything to start a fire.

There's no point in lighting any of the options above, at least not right way. That's because you would need to light a match first before you can light up anything to start a fire.

If it takes 8 men 10 hours to build a wall, how long would it take four men to build a wall?

  • 20 hours
  • 16 hours
  • 0 hours

If 8 men spent 10 hours building a wall, then it would take 0 hours for 4 men to build a wall. That's because the 8 men already did all the work, so there's no need for the 4 men to do anything else.

If 8 men spent 10 hours building a wall, then it would take 0 hours for 4 men to build a wall. That's because the 8 men already did all the work, so there's no need for the 4 men to do anything else.

Imagine you're a passenger on a sinking ship that is surrounded by sharks. How on Earth would you survive?

  • Scream for help
  • Stop imagining things
  • Play dead and float on the water

If you're imagining this horrifying scenario then you're not actually experiencing it. Therefore, you don't have to survive anything. You just need to snap out of it.

If you're imagining this horrifying scenario then you're not actually experiencing it. Therefore, you don't have to survive anything. You just need to snap out of it.

How many times can 10 be substracted from 100?

  • Ten times
  • Five times
  • Once

Technically, it's possible to subtract by 10 a total of 10 times. However, you can only subtract the actual number 10 from 100 once. After that you would be subtracting from 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, and 90.

Technically, it's possible to subtract by 10 a total of 10 times. However, you can only subtract the actual number 10 from 100 once. After that you would be subtracting from 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, and 90.

What was the last year when New Years came before Christmas?

  • 250 years ago
  • This year
  • 25 years ago

Although most people consider that Christmas comes before New Years, that's not the case. January 1st is at the beginning of the year and Christmas comes on December 25, which is towards the end of the year. Therefore, the answer is this year.

Although most people consider that Christmas comes before New Years, that's not the case. January 1st is at the beginning of the year and Christmas comes on December 25, which is towards the end of the year. Therefore, the answer is this year.

If there are 12 fish in a tank and half of them drown, how many fish remain?

  • 12
  • 6

Assuming it was possible for fish to drown, you'd still have 12 fish in the tank until you removed the dead ones. But it's not possible for fish to drown because they breathe underwater. But they can still pass away in the tank for other reasons.

Assuming it was possible for fish to drown, you'd still have 12 fish in the tank until you removed the dead ones. But it's not possible for fish to drown because they breathe underwater. But they can still pass away in the tank for other reasons.

What type of animal is a lizard?

  • Reptile
  • Amphibian
  • Arthopod

Lizards have scaly skin, are born on land and are cold-blooded. And like snakes, turtles, and crocodiles, lizards are categorized as reptiles or reptilians.

Lizards have scaly skin, are born on land and are cold-blooded. And like snakes, turtles, and crocodiles, lizards are categorized as reptiles or reptilians.

How many times does the letter A appear in the sequence of numbers from 0 to 100?

  • 50
  • 25

If you take the time to spell out every single number from zero to one hundred, you'll notice that the letter A doesn't appear in any of them. Therefore, the answer to this question is 0.

If you take the time to spell out every single number from zero to one hundred, you'll notice that the letter A doesn't appear in any of them. Therefore, the answer to this question is 0.

You see a boat full of people but there isn't a single person on board. How can this be?

  • It's too dark to see anything
  • Everyone's married
  • It's a ghost ship

Everyone on board is accounted for, but they're also married. Therefore, it's impossible for there to be a single person on board because everyone has a spouse.

Everyone on board is accounted for, but they're also married. Therefore, it's impossible for there to be a single person on board because everyone has a spouse.

Does hot travel faster than cold?

  • Yes
  • No
  • Neither

Absolutely! Ever heard of the old saying "you catch a cold?" How often have you heard someone say they caught a hot? Clearly, hot is a speedster who never gets caught. This type of logic however does not apply to the actual temperatures of hot and cold.

Absolutely! Ever heard of the old saying "you catch a cold?" How often have you heard someone say they caught a hot? Clearly, hot is a speedster who never gets caught. This type of logic however does not apply to the actual temperatures of hot and cold.

How is it possible that someone can know the score before the start of a football game?

  • The score is zero
  • They're time travelers
  • They have psychic powers

Everyone knows what the score is before a football game starts. It's zero because neither team has scored any points yet. The question didn't say that someone knew the score at the end of the game.

Everyone knows what the score is before a football game starts. It's zero because neither team has scored any points yet. The question didn't say that someone knew the score at the end of the game.

Say a plane crashed on the Canadian and U.S. border. Where would they bury the survivors?

  • Canada
  • Neither
  • United States

Even if the plane did crash within the border of these two nations, it wouldn't be very humane to bury the survivors because they are still alive. Only the dead get buried.

Even if the plane did crash within the border of these two nations, it wouldn't be very humane to bury the survivors because they are still alive. Only the dead get buried.

Which of the following is heavier? A pound of feathers or a pound of rocks?

  • Neither
  • Feathers
  • Rocks

It will take more feathers to weight as much as a pound of rocks, but in the end, they will both weigh a pound. So technically, neither one of them is heavier than the other.

It will take more feathers to weight as much as a pound of rocks, but in the end, they will both weigh a pound. So technically, neither one of them is heavier than the other.

Identify the three missing letters in this sequence: J, F, M, A, M, J, J, A, __, __, __.

  • J,J,J
  • O,J,N
  • S,O,N

The letters in this sequence are the first letters of each month of the year. Therefore, the letters S, O, N, stand for the months of September, October, and November.

The letters in this sequence are the first letters of each month of the year. Therefore, the letters S, O, N, stand for the months of September, October, and November.

Who is a little bigger? Mr. Bigger, Mrs. Bigger, Aunty Bigger, or the baby?

  • Mr. Bigger
  • Mrs. Bigger
  • Baby
  • Aunty Bigger

Most people would assume that Mr. Bigger is a little bigger than everyone else, but it's actually the baby because the family's last name is Bigger and the baby is the littlest of them all. Therefore, he is a little Bigger.

Most people would assume that Mr. Bigger is a little bigger than everyone else, but it's actually the baby because the family's last name is Bigger and the baby is the littlest of them all. Therefore, he is a little Bigger.

If a farmer has five haystacks in one field and four haystacks in another field, how many haystacks would he have if he combined them in one field?

  • 9
  • 5
  • 1

If he combines all of the haystacks in one field, then he would technically have one haystack because he would likely combine all the haystacks into one.

If he combines all of the haystacks in one field, then he would technically have one haystack because he would likely combine all the haystacks into one.

How many seconds are there in a year?

  • 12
  • 6
  • 1000

In this case, there are 12 seconds in a year because every month has a second day of the month and since there are 12 months in a year, there are 12 seconds. The word seconds in this question was not in reference to the seconds on a clock.

In this case, there are 12 seconds in a year because every month has a second day of the month and since there are 12 months in a year, there are 12 seconds. The word seconds in this question was not in reference to the seconds on a clock.

If a growing peanut were to fall from a tree and the wind blows south, which way will it fall?

  • East
  • South
  • It's not possible

There's no way that a peanut would grow in a tree in the first place because peanuts grow in the ground. There's no such thing as a peanut tree, therefore this scenario is impossible.

There's no way that a peanut would grow in a tree in the first place because peanuts grow in the ground. There's no such thing as a peanut tree, therefore this scenario is impossible.

What is the least amount of iced teas ordered if a dad, a son, and a grandfather order an iced tea at a bar?

  • 1
  • 5
  • 3

The least amount of iced tears that the men would have ordered is 1. This is because the person who walked in could be a grandfather, but also a father and a son, too. Therefore, there is only one person.

The least amount of iced tears that the men would have ordered is 1. This is because the person who walked in could be a grandfather, but also a father and a son, too. Therefore, there is only one person.

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