Impossible Questions for October 2017

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: Without Googling it: How many M&M’s would you have to eat in one minute *blindfolded while using chopsticks* to beat the World Record?

Answer: 21 [source].

The most M&Ms eaten in one minute blindfolded is 20 and was achieved by Ashrita Furman (USA), at the Sri Chimnoy Centre in New York, New York, USA, on 8 December 2011.

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: This travels at only 7 mph (11km/hr).

ANSWER: A fart [source].

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IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: If you work HERE you’re allowed to take some product home every day (up to 3 pints per day).

ANSWER: Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream [source].

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: You could listen to a different version of this song every night for 72 years (on Spotify).

ANSWER: Silent Night [source].

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: This can shrink by as much as 6 inches in cold weather.

ANSWER: The Eiffel Tower [source].

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: It wasn’t until the 1930’s that they could finally start to advertise this product was “free of splinters”.

ANSWER: Toilet paper [source].

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: About 32% of us think we are above average when it comes to this.

ANSWER: Needing rest [source].

32% of us think this we need more rest than the average person does (10% think they need less).

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: Nowadays, this happens about 63 times a day, last year it only happened 22 times a day.

ANSWER: Attacks on websites [source].

(Attacks on websites) nearly tripled year over year in the second quarter of 2017, from a daily average of 22 per day in the same quarter last year to 63 per day.

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: According to a recent survey 1,500 parents in Germany, 8% of parents do this.

ANSWER: Regret having kids

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: As recently as 2015 there were about 17 billion of these.

ANSWER: Handwritten cheques.

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: We know it’s wrong, but still, 71% have done this at least once.

ANSWER: Loaned money to a friend.

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: This will actually make your lunch taste better.

ANSWER: Having someone else make it for you [source].

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: Doing this can improve your IQ by five points.

ANSWER: Playing an instrument [source].

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: We have about 20 of these every year.

ANSWER: Bottles of wine.

Average Canadian drinks 15 litres/year (or 20 750mil bottles)

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: The biggest one of these is 17cm.

ANSWER: Mouth [source].

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: On average, one of these travels about 1,500 miles (2,400 km).

ANSWER: A question asked to Google [source].

Every query has to travel on average 1,500 miles to a data center and back to return the answer to the user (in 0.2 of a second).

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: This costs about 84 cents (per year).

ANSWER: Charging your phone for one year [source].

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: Statistically, you will probably lose at least two friends if you do this.

ANSWER: Fall in love [source].

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: In Canada we have 32 of these. More than any other country in the world!

ANSWER: Space object impact craters.

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