The following aptitude quiz consists of four questions that tell you whether or not you are qualified to be a professional. The questions are not that difficult. You just need to think like a professional.
l. How do you put a giraffe into a refrigerator?
CORRECT ANSWER: Open the refrigerator, put in the giraffe and close the door. This question tests whether or not you are doing simple things in a complicated way.
2. How do you put an elephant into a refrigerator?
INCORRECT ANSWER: Open the refrigerator, put in the elephant and shut the refrigerator.
CORRECT ANSWER: Open the refrigerator, take out the giraffe, put in the elephant and close the door. This question tests your foresight.
3. The Lion King is hosting an animal conference. All the animals attend except one. Which animal does not attend?
CORRECT ANSWER: The elephant. The elephant is in the refrigerator! This tests if you are capable of comprehensive thinking.
OK, if you did not answer the last three questions correctly, this one may be your last chance to test your qualifications to be a professional.
4. There is a river filled with crocodiles. How do you cross it?
CORRECT ANSWER: Simply swim through it. All the crocodiles are attending the animal meeting! The question tests your reasoning ability.
Results: If you answered four out of four questions correctly, you are a true professional. Wealth and success await you.
If you answered three out of four, you have some catching up to do but there’s hope for you.
If you answered two out of four, consider a career as a hamburger flipper in a fast food joint.
If you answered one out of four, don’t admit to it!
If you answered none correctly, consider a career that does not require any higher mental functions at all, such as politics.