Mental Fitness Test or How We Think

Hard work pays off in the future. Laziness pays off now.–Steven Wright

Mental Fitness Test

Please take the following quiz. Listen to your intuition and solve the problems as quickly as you can—instantly or in under 2 seconds!

Quiz 1:

A bat and a ball cost $1.10

The bat costs one dollar more than the ball.

How much does the ball cost?      ANSWER:____________

Quiz 2:

Try to determine if the argument is logically valid. Does the conclusion follow from the premises?       Y or N?

All roses are flowers.

Some flowers fade quickly.

Therefore some roses fade quickly

Ok, now take a minute and go back and try to answer the questions with deliberate thought.

The answers and further elaboration will be posted tonight.

3 responses to “Mental Fitness Test or How We Think

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.