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An Absurd Logic Test You Can Be Given to Do at a Job Interview

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You have probably heard about the tests that HR specialists from companies like Google and Apple give to job seekers. We've found examples of questions on these tests that can be given to pretty much to anyone. You have 15 minutes to do the test. The point of this test is to operate within the rules and conditions of the tasks without trying to apply them to real life: everyday experience will only create a problem. Are you ready to test yourself?

We at Bright Side aren't sure if it's true or not, but according to some rumors an interview is considered to be successful if you're able solve at least of these 10 tasks. Good luck!

1.

Beautiful girls eat octopuses. Ordinary girls can smile:

  1. Ordinary girls love chewing on octopuses.
  2. Beautiful girls that bite octopuses can smile.
  3. Some ordinary girls can't smile.
  4. Some beautiful girls are ordinary because they smile.
  5. None of the above-mentioned.
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2.

None of the pirates can eat the cake unless they wear socks. All pirates don't wear socks. This means that none of the pirates can eat the cake:

  1. Right.
  2. Wrong.
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3.

Some trains are bikes. Bikes have two steering wheels:

  1. The trains with three steering wheels are not bikes.
  2. The bikes that are trains sometimes have two steering wheels.
  3. The bikes with three steering wheels are sometimes trains.
  4. The trains that are not bikes with two steering wheels don't exist.
  5. Trains have two wheels because they are bikes.
  6. None of the above-mentioned.
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4.

All mice play the violin. Some violin players are in the mousetrap. So, some mice are in the mousetrap:

  1. Right.
  2. Wrong.
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5.

Boots are big ants. Boots sing at night.

  1. All big ants sing at night.
  2. All big ants are actually boots.
  3. Some big ants sing at night.
  4. Big ants don't sing at night.
  5. Big ants are not boots.
  6. None of the above-mentioned.
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6.

Some pillows are rocks. Some rocks are businessmen. It means that some pillows are businessmen:

  1. Right.
  2. Wrong.
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7.

Every hedgehog is bald. All hedgehogs are striped:

  1. There are hedgehogs with bald tails.
  2. There are checked hedgehogs.
  3. There are thorny hedgehogs with striped paws.
  4. The paws of all hedgehogs are striped but not bald.
  5. None of the above-mentioned.
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8.

  1. All rhinos can knit. All butterflies are rhinos. So, butterflies can knit:
  2. Right.
  3. Wrong.
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9.

Purple snow is cold and doesn't melt. There can only be green snow in the desert:

  1. The snow in the desert is cold.
  2. The snow in the desert doesn't melt.
  3. The green snow doesn't melt.
  4. The green snow is cold and doesn't melt.
  5. None of the above-mentioned.
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10.

Some camels are bikers. All bikers love ice cream. So, all camels love ice cream:

  1. Right.
  2. Wrong.
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11.

All chamomile flowers can't draw. All chamomile flowers have leaves:

  1. Chamomile flowers can't draw without leaves.
  2. Some chamomile flowers don't have leaves.
  3. All chamomile flowers that have leaves can't draw.
  4. Chamomile flowers can't draw because they have leaves.
  5. Chamomile flowers can't draw and they don't have leaves.
  6. None of the above-mentioned.
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12.

Two irons never heat up together. Tea and soup became hot at the same time. It means that tea and soup are not two irons:

  1. Right.
  2. Wrong.
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If you managed to answer at least 10 questions correctly, it means that your stress tolerance and logical thinking could help you get to the next level of a job interview. It doesn't matter what position you're looking for.

Which tests have you done? Tell us what you think about these unusual job interview tests!

Illustrated by Alena Tsarkova for Bright Side
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