THIRD POST – February 9, 2012 – Continuation of Weekly Brainteaser:
2. What do these two men have in common?
a. They were separated at birth by a Mongolian midwife;
b. They never smile in front of a camera;
c. Both have Khazar blood and belong to the jewish race;
d. Both lived in the United States and worked on pheromone research;
e. Both are non-indigenous to the Middle East.
3. When Sergei Lavrov visited Damascus on Tuesday, he dined on what favorite dish?
a. Curry flavored falafil;
b. Stuffed wild boar with orange peel;
c. A Damascus Coney Island;
d. Armenian Khash Khash Kabob;
e. Lebanese Borscht.
4. Franz Kafka wrote the novella: “Jackals and Arabs” because:
a. He thought the title was catchy and would sell like wildfire in Vienna;
b. He was sick of writing about insects and wanted a book about mamamals;
c. He was jewish and thought the Arabs of the Peninsula resembled wild dogs;
d. Jackals and Arabs is an Austrian expression meaning “Sauerkraut and Spatzle”;
e. He always found Arabs cavorting with jackals at international events.
5. Peninsular Arabs use their right hand to do what?
a. Sip Chartreuse Green from a pony glass;
b. Pick their noses if they are right handed;
c. See which direction the wind is blowing;
d. Slap their wives and children;
e. Wipe the left hand after using it for hygeinic purposes.
6. Betty Crocker was denied a license to market products in Qatar because:
a. Qatar will only allow advertisements with naked boys on the cover;
b. Betty Crocker products are “kosher” but not “halal”;
c. Betty Crocker is an Arabic term for “trollop” or “hussy”;
d. Betty Crocker is owned by George Soros who is not a 14 year old boy;
e. Betty Crocker will not wear a kerchief or hijab over her hair.
7. President Abdallah Gul of Turkey is poster boy for what organization?
a. The Ankara Bubblegum Manufacturers Organization;
b. “Midnight Express” Bastinado Quartet;
c. “Why Cook Tonight Call Turkish Delight”;
d. “Turkey is not some American Vulture Organization”;
e. The Anatolian Cretinism Prevention Society.
8. Moby Dick is:
a. An ascot worn by middle class children in grade school;
b. A savory variant of the British favourite, Spotted Dick;
c. A man who bullies others in a bathhouse;
d. A Blue Whale with antlers;
e. None of the above.