Impossible Questions for June 2018

Woman shopping

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: In 2014, 36% of us did this at least once a week (an all time low), now 44% of us are back to doing it at least once a week.

ANSWER: Shop at a store [source].


IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: There are 711 of these in Canada (about 15,000 in the US).

ANSWER: Commercial radio stations [source].


IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: This is the most popular sport in Canada.
ANSWER: Golf[source].

1.5 million adult Canadians identify at golfers. Hockey is in second place.


IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: The US Defense Department is the largest purchaser of explosives in the United States. Who is the second largest?

ANSWER: Disney World [source].


IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: 63% of people couldn’t do this if they had to.

ANSWER: Check the oil in their car [source].

  • 63 percent of drivers could not check the oil in the car they drive
  • 49 percent could not change a tire
  • 31 percent didn’t know how to check tire pressure
  • 29 percent were unable to fill the windshield wiper fluid
  • 1 percent don’t know to refuel the car

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: If this happens at all, it will probably happen at 4am.

ANSWER: Birth of a child [source].


IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: This rare condition is a result of a different brain structure. People with this condition have more fibers connecting to a particular part of the temporal lobe.

ANSWER: Getting goosebumps when listening to music [source].


IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: Guiness estimates that 93,000 litres of beer are lost here every year.

ANSWER: In facial hair [source].


IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: For about 2% of the population, this is never a problem.

ANSWER: Their pits don’t stink (no matter what).


IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: This can make 20% of us happier (but it probably shouldn’t).

ANSWER: Cancelled plans.


IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: If we weren’t so worried about the health effects, 22% of us say we would probably do this more.

ANSWER: Put cheese on our food!

What would you put more of on your food, but you’re afraid to, because of the ill health effects?
Cheese 22%
Salt 19%
Gravy 18%
Cream 9%
Sauces (like ketchup and BBQ sauce) 6%
Sugar 5%


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