Why can't you light a candle in a spaceship? What books are bad for you? Is nature natural?
Every year Oxford's and Cambridge's learned professors pose such curious conundrums to potential students to separate the wheat from the chaff, and the clever from the both of them. Do You Think You're Clever? provides dazzling answers to 60 of these infamously perplexing problems....
How would you measure up against Oxbridge's sharpest minds?
©2009 John Farndon (P)2014 Audible, Inc.
The questions are convincing - just the kind of thing that a Cambridge tutor might ask with a malicious grin on his face... Fardon probably spends too long explaining some but then you would need the time to consider your reply - his are witty, knowledgable and clever to the extent that most school leavers would find it hard to match and so will find these of great assistance. Try to learn some of the facts and figures - they could be useful!
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