The following small quiz consists of 4 questions. It tells whether you are qualified for Professional positions. According to statistics of Andersen Worldwide, around 90% of the professionals failed the exam. Scroll down for the answers. The questions are not that difficult. You just need to think.
1. How do you put a giraffe into a refrigerator?
The correct answer is : open the refrigerator, put in the giraffe and close the door.
The above question tested whether you are doing simple things in a complicated way.
2. How do you put an elephant into a refrigerator?
Wrong Answer: Open the refrigerator, put in the elephant and close the refrigerator.
Correct Answer: Open the refrigerator, take out the giraffe, put in the elephant and close the door.
The above question tested your logic skills.
3. The Lion King is hosting an animal conference. All the animals attend except one. Which animal does not attend?
Correct Answer: The Elephant! ... it’s still in the refrigerator!
The above question tested your memory skills.
OK, if you did not answer the last three questions correctly, this one may be your last chance to testify your qualification to be a Professional.
4. There is the river where the crocodiles live. How do you get across it?
Correct Answer: Simply swim across it. All the Crocodiles are attending the Animal Meeting!
The above question tested your comprehensive skills. If you did not get any of the questions right, relax - you are perfectly qualified for a management position!
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A professional writer is an amateur who didn't quit. - Richard Bach
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