Do you have a quick mind?
Answer: If you answered second-last, once again you’re completely wrong. Think about it. How can you over take the person coming last? If you’re behind them then they can’t be last. The answer is impossible! It would appear that thinking is not one of your strong points.
Anyway, here’s another to try, don’t take any notes or use a calculator, and remember your replies must be instantaneous. Take heart!
3: Take 1000. Add 40. Add another 1000. Add 30. 1000 again. Plus 20. Plus 1000. And plus 10. What is the total?
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