Unusual questionsto make you think.
There are NO right or wrong answers tothese questions – simply YOUR answers.You do, however, need to think about youranswe...
What colour is Tuesday?
Is there more happiness ormore sadness in the world?
If the answer is “Once with afish”, what is the question?
If elephants ruled the world,what changes would you see?
What would you get if youcrossed a rabbit with acabbage?
Can you have a friend that youdon’t really like?
Which is more important, beingright or being nice?
Is there more future or morepast?
If you paint over a window, isit still a window?
If I borrow a million pounds,am I a millionaire?
If I had a million pounds andbought a million pound house,would I still be a millionaire?
Is a millionaire who is maroonedon a desert island still amillionaire?
Is it ever right to bully a bully?
If you see someone being bullied,should you do anything about it? If youdon’t, should you feel guilty?
Can a baby commit a crime?
If you say sorry but don’t mean it,but the person you say it to thinksthat you do, does it count?
If a rabbit ran in front of my car,should I feel guilty for hitting it?
If you could take a pill that wouldmake you always happy, would you?
If you could take a pill that meantyou would never fail, would you?
Is black a colour?
If I switch the lights off, does thewall change colour?
In a dark room, what does a mirrorreflect? If nothing, does thatmean it is not working?
Can you cast a shadow into a darkroom?
Is a white sheet of paper moreblank than a black one?
If you read a paper in a shopwithout paying for it, is thatstealing?
If you eat a grape from the shelfwhilst shopping in a supermarket, isthat stealing?
If I ask if I can steal your penand you say yes, is that stealing?
If we borrow every single bookfrom a library, is it still a library?
If we moved the entire school,with everything and everyone in it,to Africa, would it still be thesame school?
If we moved the school building tothe other side of town, but lefteverything and everyone here,where would the school be?
Can I be accused of cheating if Idon’t know the rules??
If I composed a piece of music butit was never played, would it stillbe music?
If we end up without enough waterfor all the people in the world, isthat because there is not enoughwater or too many peop...
If every member of Coldplaychanged except one, would it stillbe Coldplay? If they changed thename to Hotplay but kept the ...
Which is heavier, a deflated orinflated balloon?
If I took the body off a car,would it still be a car? What if Itook the engine out instead?
What colour would a zebra be if itlost all it’s stripes?
If I gave a beggar some money,would that only encourage him tokeep begging?
If I lose my memory, am I thesame person?
If the hands fall off my clock, isit still a clock?
Where does the sky start?
Are clouds in, under or above thesky?
What is the most important part ofa fork?
How many bricks is a wall?
Can you stand on the same beachtwice?
If I tell a joke that needs to betranslated, who makes the otherperson laugh – me or thetranslator?
If you were out driving one eveningand were travelling at the speed oflight, would there be any point inturning the headli...
If you fill a room with bricks, is itstill a room?
Say there is a food that you don’tlike, but someone else does. Isthat because it tastes differentfor you, or because you d...
Does air weigh anything? If yes,do I weigh less when I breatheout?
If I put a bunch of flowers in theback of a computer, woes thatmake it a vase?
What does the back of a rainbowlook like?
My granny has had her broom for40 years. In that time it has had19 new heads and 12 new handles.Is it still the same broom?
Do ideas come from inside oroutside your head?
If a car is broken down on the sideof a road, is it parked?
Which is the more pointless thingto do – make a wish or stand on aladder to try to touch a star?
I can make traffic lights changefrom red to green just by staringat them. True or false?
When does loud start?
Is something boring because of itor because of you?
Should stupid people be allowed tovote?
Is war a good thing?
Why don’t dogs laugh? Is itbecause they don’t have a sense ofhumour?
Would you have your sense ofhumour removed for a millionpounds?
Does everything have a taste?
How many horns does a unicornhave?
Is soup a food or a drink?
Can you have a conversation withan invisible friend?
Is it natural to be greedy? If yes,does that make being greedy ok?
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    1. 1. Unusual questionsto make you think.
    2. 2. There are NO right or wrong answers tothese questions – simply YOUR answers.You do, however, need to think about youranswers and be able to justify them – inother words, don’t say the first thing thatcomes into your head, AND, be preparedto fully explain your answers when you givethem.Listen to the answers given by others andtreat them seriously – even if they soundodd, they may all be valid if they can bejustified.
    3. 3. What colour is Tuesday?
    4. 4. Is there more happiness ormore sadness in the world?
    5. 5. If the answer is “Once with afish”, what is the question?
    6. 6. If elephants ruled the world,what changes would you see?
    7. 7. What would you get if youcrossed a rabbit with acabbage?
    8. 8. Can you have a friend that youdon’t really like?
    9. 9. Which is more important, beingright or being nice?
    10. 10. Is there more future or morepast?
    11. 11. If you paint over a window, isit still a window?
    12. 12. If I borrow a million pounds,am I a millionaire?
    13. 13. If I had a million pounds andbought a million pound house,would I still be a millionaire?
    14. 14. Is a millionaire who is maroonedon a desert island still amillionaire?
    15. 15. Is it ever right to bully a bully?
    16. 16. If you see someone being bullied,should you do anything about it? If youdon’t, should you feel guilty?
    17. 17. Can a baby commit a crime?
    18. 18. If you say sorry but don’t mean it,but the person you say it to thinksthat you do, does it count?
    19. 19. If a rabbit ran in front of my car,should I feel guilty for hitting it?
    20. 20. If you could take a pill that wouldmake you always happy, would you?
    21. 21. If you could take a pill that meantyou would never fail, would you?
    22. 22. Is black a colour?
    23. 23. If I switch the lights off, does thewall change colour?
    24. 24. In a dark room, what does a mirrorreflect? If nothing, does thatmean it is not working?
    25. 25. Can you cast a shadow into a darkroom?
    26. 26. Is a white sheet of paper moreblank than a black one?
    27. 27. If you read a paper in a shopwithout paying for it, is thatstealing?
    28. 28. If you eat a grape from the shelfwhilst shopping in a supermarket, isthat stealing?
    29. 29. If I ask if I can steal your penand you say yes, is that stealing?
    30. 30. If we borrow every single bookfrom a library, is it still a library?
    31. 31. If we moved the entire school,with everything and everyone in it,to Africa, would it still be thesame school?
    32. 32. If we moved the school building tothe other side of town, but lefteverything and everyone here,where would the school be?
    33. 33. Can I be accused of cheating if Idon’t know the rules??
    34. 34. If I composed a piece of music butit was never played, would it stillbe music?
    35. 35. If we end up without enough waterfor all the people in the world, isthat because there is not enoughwater or too many people?
    36. 36. If every member of Coldplaychanged except one, would it stillbe Coldplay? If they changed thename to Hotplay but kept the samemembers, who would they be then?
    37. 37. Which is heavier, a deflated orinflated balloon?
    38. 38. If I took the body off a car,would it still be a car? What if Itook the engine out instead?
    39. 39. What colour would a zebra be if itlost all it’s stripes?
    40. 40. If I gave a beggar some money,would that only encourage him tokeep begging?
    41. 41. If I lose my memory, am I thesame person?
    42. 42. If the hands fall off my clock, isit still a clock?
    43. 43. Where does the sky start?
    44. 44. Are clouds in, under or above thesky?
    45. 45. What is the most important part ofa fork?
    46. 46. How many bricks is a wall?
    47. 47. Can you stand on the same beachtwice?
    48. 48. If I tell a joke that needs to betranslated, who makes the otherperson laugh – me or thetranslator?
    49. 49. If you were out driving one eveningand were travelling at the speed oflight, would there be any point inturning the headlights on?
    50. 50. If you fill a room with bricks, is itstill a room?
    51. 51. Say there is a food that you don’tlike, but someone else does. Isthat because it tastes differentfor you, or because you don’t likethe taste and the other persondoes?
    52. 52. Does air weigh anything? If yes,do I weigh less when I breatheout?
    53. 53. If I put a bunch of flowers in theback of a computer, woes thatmake it a vase?
    54. 54. What does the back of a rainbowlook like?
    55. 55. My granny has had her broom for40 years. In that time it has had19 new heads and 12 new handles.Is it still the same broom?
    56. 56. Do ideas come from inside oroutside your head?
    57. 57. If a car is broken down on the sideof a road, is it parked?
    58. 58. Which is the more pointless thingto do – make a wish or stand on aladder to try to touch a star?
    59. 59. I can make traffic lights changefrom red to green just by staringat them. True or false?
    60. 60. When does loud start?
    61. 61. Is something boring because of itor because of you?
    62. 62. Should stupid people be allowed tovote?
    63. 63. Is war a good thing?
    64. 64. Why don’t dogs laugh? Is itbecause they don’t have a sense ofhumour?
    65. 65. Would you have your sense ofhumour removed for a millionpounds?
    66. 66. Does everything have a taste?
    67. 67. How many horns does a unicornhave?
    68. 68. Is soup a food or a drink?
    69. 69. Can you have a conversation withan invisible friend?
    70. 70. Is it natural to be greedy? If yes,does that make being greedy ok?

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