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    1. On a standard traffic light, is the green on the top or bottom?
    2. How many states are there?
    3. In which hand is the Statue of Liberty's torch?
    4. What 6 colors are on the classic Campbell's soup label?
    5. What 2 letters don't appear on the telephone dial?
    6. What 2 #'s on the telephone dial don't have letters by them?
    7. When you walk does your left arm swing w/ 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 # on the FM dial?
    11. Which way does water go down the drain, clockwise or counter-clockwise?
    12. Which way does a "no smoking" sign's slash run?
    13. How many channels on a VHF TV dial?
    14. Which side of a woman's blouse are the buttons on?
    15. On a NY 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 # 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. On which card in a deck, is the cardmaker's trademark?
    25. On which side of a venetian blind is the cord that adjusts the opening between the slats?
    26. On the back of a $1 bill, what is in the center?
    27. There are 12 buttons on a touch tone phone. What 2 symbols bear no digits?
    28. How many curves are in a standard paper clip?
    29. Does a merry-go-round turn clockwise or counter-clockwise?

    Answers:

    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 the bottom right
    13. 12 (no #1)
    14. Left
    15. Top
    16. Clockwise as you look at it
    17. Roosevelt
    18. 8
    19. Left
    20. 5
    21. 6
    22. Bashful
    23. 8
    24. Ace of spades
    25. Left
    26. ONE
    27. *, #
    28. 3
    29. Counter-clockwise

    Scoring:

      30-28 Genius...Mensa is calling!
      25-27 Not too shabby!
      20-24 You could do better!
      16-19 McDonald's is calling!
      15 or below.. Being blind wouldn't affect you one bit!!