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Enlightened’s Toughest Ice Cream Quiz Ever
Q1. Mrs. Arglebargle plans to give her mailman some pints of Chocolate Peanut Butter for his birthday. She buys two pints a day. At the end of one week, how many pints does Mrs. Arglebargle have to give her mailman?
Q2. Dennis is making some banana splits for a party. Each banana split requires half a pint of Marshmallow Peanut Butter, one banana, three maraschino cherries, and two ounces of hot fudge. If Dennis has twelve bananas, thirty maraschino cherries, and sixteen ounces of hot fudge, how many hot fudge sundaes can he make?
Q3. There are 473.176 cubic centimeters in one pint. If a chocolate chip is 1.5 cubic centimeters in volume, how many chocolate chips could there be in one Cold Brew Coffee pint?
Q4. In 1995’s hit single “Ironic,” Alanis Morissette famously compares irony to “ten thousand spoons.” If ten thousand spoons is equal to rain on one wedding day, how many rainy wedding days are equal to sixty thousand spoons?
Q5. The volume of the Empire State Building is 37 million cubic feet. If we took the 1.58 billion gallons of ice cream that Americans eat per year, how many Empire State Buildings could be filled?
A1. Three. Mrs. Arglebargle ate 8 pints, Mr. Arglebargle ate 2, and their neighbor Ted ate 1. Darn it, Ted!
A2. None. Dennis’s store doesn’t carry Marshmallow Peanut Butter pints and he hasn’t submitted a Product Request Form yet. Darn it, Dennis!
A3. Cold Brew Coffee Chip pints don’t have chips, only the bars do. Bet you didn’t see that one coming, Mr. Smart Math Guy.
A4. IT’S THE GOOD ADVICE / THAT YOU JUST DIDN’T TAKE
A5. Nobody better get any ideas about taking my ice cream.
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