Mike’s Impossible Question – January 2017

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: The average mom does this 13 times a month.

Answer: Feels totally well [source]!

The average mom gets sick 324 times during her kid’s childhood.

Here’s the breakdown of those 324 illnesses: 108 sore throats . . . 108 runny noses . . . 54 colds . . . 36 stomach bugs or cases of diarrhea . . . 12 cases of the flu . . . and six cases of lice and other random illnesses.

The survey also found the average mom only feels totally healthy 13 days a month. – from Z95.net

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: What is the most common street name in Canada (it’s also the most common street name in the US).

Answer: 2nd (source).

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: 54% of people that have one of these, don’t know how to use it.

Answer: Home security system [source].

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: 79, is the average number of times you will need to do THIS before you do THIS.

Answer: Kiss different people, before you marry someone [source].

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: We use 7.5 trees per year (on average) just so we can do this.

Answer: Breathe.
We require seven to eight trees to provide enough oxygen for just one person per year [source].

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: One of these will cost you about $48 per day.

Answer: A child.
The US Department of Agriculture says the estimated cost of raising a child from birth through age 17 is $233,610 US ($309,544 CDN). So, the breakdown in Canadian dollars = $17,196 yr / $1,433 month / $48 day.

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: The longest one of these on record lasted 13 seconds.

ANSWER: Flight of a chicken. [source]

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: On the Top Ten list of New Year’s Resolutions for 2017, THIS was #11.

1. Lose Weight / Healthier Eating
2. Life / Self Improvements
3. Better Financial Decisions
4. Quit Smoking
5. Do more exciting things
6. Spend More Time with Family / Close Friends
7. Work out more often
8. Learn something new on my own
9. Do more good deeds for others
10. Find the love of my life
11. Find a better job

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: An average teenage girl will spend 25 minutes more than an average teenage boy doing THIS every day.

ANSWER: Talking to family members (parents, siblings… etc).

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: Doing THIS will make you feel happier and less tired in the morning.

ANSWER: Sleeping naked.[Source]

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: The first one of these sold for $12.50, the equivalent of $164 today. [Source]

The first ballpoint pens in America sold for $12.50, the equivalent of $164 today.

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: On the list of “The Top 10 Most Commonly Misspelled Words” this word is #1. [Source]

#1. embarrass
#2. existence
#3. liaison
#4. perseverance

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: To make just one of THESE requires at least 37 gallons of water (and I’ll bet you’re having at least one today). [Source]

A cup of coffee. To produce enough beans to make one cup of coffee requires 37 gallons of water. By comparison, an apple takes 19 gallons, a banana 27, and a pair of leather shoes 4,400 gallons.

More Impossible Questions here…

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