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. . . . . . . . Trick Questions - 9

There is rope ladder hanging over the side of a yacht.

The rungs are one foot apart.

At 1 p.m. there are three rungs below the water.

The tide is rising at one foot per hour.

How many rungs are underwater at 4 p.m.

Three rungs.

The yacht rises with the tide.

The yacht rises with the tide.

Consider the English names of the integers from 1 to 999.

In the next 30 seconds, how many numbers can you name

that do

__contain the letter "a"?__

*not*__of them contain the letter "a".__

*None*Note: 123 is "one hundred twenty-three".

. . . . .There is no "and" used.

. . . . .The "and" represents the decimal point.

. . . . .12.3 = "twelve and three-tenths".

In the original movie, who played Frankenstein?

Colin Clive.

Boris Karloff played the nameless monster.

Boris Karloff played the nameless monster.

A 3-volume set of books is on a shelf in the usual way.

A bookworm eats his way from the first page of Volume 1

directly to the last page of Volume 3.

Each volume is 1 inch thick. .(Ignore covers.)

How far does the bookworm travel?

Code:

```
*---*---*---*
| | | |
| | | |
| 1 | 2 | 3 |
| | | |
| | | |
*---*---*---*
↑ ↑
a b
```

The last page of Volume 3 is at [tex]b.[/tex]

*Gotcha!*