Living the Scientific Life (Scientist, Interrupted)

How Logical Are You?

As I said, I want to remind you, dear readers, that I am still here, and still missing you all, so I dug up a quiz that you might enjoy. This quiz presumably determines how logical you are. The good thing about this quiz is that I have some evidence that all the drugs I’ve had to take recently haven’t permanently impaired my cognitive functioning, at least.

But wow, the illustration that accompanies the quiz sure could be improved. What do you all think?

You Are Incredibly Logical

Move over Spock – you’re the new master of logic
You think rationally, clearly, and quickly.
A seasoned problem solver, your mind is like a computer!

What did you think of the questions and did you spot any mistakes in the answers? If you could add a question and a series of answers to choose from, what would it be?

Comments

  1. #1 Caio de Gaia
    September 25, 2006

    Same thing here, another Spock twin. And I agree with you, what an ugly illustration.

  2. #2 Koray
    September 25, 2006

    I scored the same. I didn’t like the quiz -> head question; I am very lazy to count and I don’t know why it’s related to logic. Question 5 is nice as it makes you think about the real world, but question 8 asks you not to.

  3. #3 Jeff Knapp
    September 26, 2006

    You Are Incredibly Logical
    Move over Spock – you’re the new master of logic
    You think rationally, clearly, and quickly.
    A seasoned problem solver, your mind is like a computer!

    Questions six and eight were not well done. No conclusion could be drawn from the given information. Further, question eight was flawed in that real world knowledge contradicted what was being asked. Could have just written the question as, “Some As are not Bs. All Bs are Cs. Given that these are true, what else also must be true?” I cannot find anything wrong with the answers however. I’m not that logical. A Spock Jr. perhaps?

  4. #4 danny
    September 28, 2006

    ***You Are Incredibly Logical***
    Move over Spock – you’re the new master of logic
    You think rationally, clearly, and quickly.
    A seasoned problem solver, your mind is like a computer!

    The feeling of victory sweeping, of achievement, of superiority… I’m afflicted with incredible pride.