scouts-l Mail Archive for June of 2000: Re: Gathering activity
gary apfelstadt (gilwell97@YAHOO.COM
Wed Jun 14 2000 - 16:55:11 CDT
Here is a fun gathering activity, to tap patrol
resources before the meeting starts.
CRITICAL THINKING TEST (4 items)
1. How do you put a giraffe into a refrigerator?
(Correct response: Open door, insert giraffe, close
(This item tests whether you tend to do simple tasks
in an overly-complicated manner.)
2. How do you put an elephant into a refigerator?
(Incorrect response: Open door, insert elephant,
(Correct response: Open door, remove giraffe, insert
elephant, close door.)
(This items tests your ability to recognize the
consequences and repercussions of your previous
3. The Lion King hosts a meeting of all the animals.
All attend except one. Which does not attend?
(Correct response: The Elephant, who is in the
(This item tests your recall of essential data.)
4. There is a crocodile-infested river you must
How do you manage it?
(Correct response: Swim across, since all the
crocodiles are at the Animal Meeting.)
(This item tests your ability to utilize risk
assessment and strategic timing.)
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