IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: A new home improvement survey found 35% of us don’t feel confident enough to do this job.
ANSWER: Change a lightbulb!
IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: On average, we buy about seven of these per year.
ANSWER: Bottles of booze [source].
Per capita, Canadians bought more than seven bottles of spirits for every legal Canadian drinker.
IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: 7:45pm is the most likely time for this.
ANSWER: To see a spider in your house [source].
IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: 24% of us say it’s been over a year since we last did this.
Back in 2011, the number was only 19%.
ANSWER: Read a book (even part of a book) [source].
IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: There are 11,000 of these in Canada (about 30 in PG).
ANSWER: Elementary schools [source].
IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: Women are more likely than men to forget to do this.
ANSWER: Pay a bill.
IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: If you take this to work there is a really good chance it will be stolen.
ANSWER: An idea.
IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: Almost 2% of people say this is where they met their sweetheart.
ANSWER: On an airplane
IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: If we needed to, about 30% of us could do this.
ANSWER: Play a musical instrument.
IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: Someone did this in just a little over 7 seconds to break the World Record.
It’s something we can all do, just not that quickly.
ANSWER: Type the full alphabet on a touch screen cell phone keyboard (7.44 seconds) [source].
Rosie Baldwin successfully broke the record for the Fastest time to type the alphabet on a touchscreen mobile phone.
IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: On average, this will take you about three-and-a-half minutes today.
ANSWER: Make toast!
IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: If you searched an average home, you would probably find about $450 worth of this.
ANSWER: Unused gift cards and coupons.
IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: 8% of drivers will have this in their car this morning.
ANSWER: Ignore the check engine light
IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: 8% of drivers admit to doing this while driving a vehicle.
ANSWER: Operated the pedals using a different foot [source].
IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: Almost everyone has one of these, but 15% of us have two.
ANSWER: A fridge!
IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: This affects about 6% of the population and it’s pretty unpleasant.
ANSWER: Phantom Odor Perception (smelling something nasty when nothing is there) [source].
Checkout a month-by-month listing of all the Impossible Questions here!