The Deception Of Your Perception. A quiz with a difference
Today I am going to test you, you love quizzes right, pub quizzes, family quizzes, you like to get your answers right because you want your team to win.
Ok then I have a quiz for you, this time, the answer is simply yes or no. You can do this quiz in two minutes, or you can do this quiz in four hours because your team will need to debate the question first and then you will answer, and the answer may be a majority and not necessarily unanimous. You must have a minimum of three players in every team. For timely purposes I suggest the maximum number of people per team should be no more than six. I will supply the answers and the reasoning for my answers in an upcoming blog.
Note here: You can also do this quiz on your own to save embarrassment, I don’t mind, as long as you take it seriously.
This is also a quiz with a difference because as you will see from the title, I am actually testing your level of perception and your ability or otherwise to believe what you have been told, because in most cases with the questions, it is virtually impossible to know the actual truth, i.e. I am testing your intuition and instincts, you level of deduction. Have you been told the actual truth?
Allow me to add a little commentary on each question for you as I really want you to get into this, and I do have a sense of humour. There is so much more to this quiz and the questions will become harder as we go along. I am going to start with easy questions. I want you to discuss the questions within the team before you answer, allow everyone to have a say, arguments are fine, no punching please and the words “You are a conspiracy theorist” are not allowed as I am assuming you are intelligent people and are using powers of deduction for your answers rather than blind emotion.
You may want to put a time limit on each question, that is for your team to decide, there are no prizes for the fastest finishers. I want the quietest and youngest person on the team to be the adjudicator and scribe. Also, no cheating, do not engage with any references, encyclopaedias, or Google, (not that you are going to get the correct answer from Google). Watch out for the trick questions.
There are 20 questions here, eyes down, just circle one of the boxes, enjoy.
1. I am going to open the quiz with a simple one for you, because after 54-years, you have probably sussed it by now. Question, did Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin land on the moon, and at precisely 10:56 p.m. ET on July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong descended the ladder and put his left foot on the moon surface uttering the now immortal words, “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind”? Note here: Armstrong insisted that he actually said, “That's one small step for a man.” In fact, the official transcript of the Moon landing mission, NASA transcribes the quote as “that's one small step for (a) man.” We probably just misheard Neil. Did we go to the moon? YES or NO.
2. That was an easy one, didn’t take you long, did it? The next one is easy too and we are going to mention Leo and Kate and on the foredeck of the Titanic, brilliant film (1997), right, and I assume you have all watched it? Question, was it the original Titanic that sank on April 14th 1912, and is now resting in two parts on the bottom of the Atlantic, (iceberg, right?) Note here: an ocean liner did sink, that is clear. YES or NO.
3. Film now, Disney this time, ‘Snow White’ one of the most famous animations of all time. Question, Did the wicked Queen say into the mirror, “Mirror mirror on the wall who’s the fairest of them all”? (Answer YES) or did she say, “Magic mirror on the wall, who's the fairest one of all?" (Answer NO).
4. Again, another simple one for you, the most famous board game, Monopoly, you must have played it, created in 1933 by Charles Darrow. Question, the dapper suited Monopoly guy image on the box lid of many of the editions has a top hat, does he also have a monocle? YES or NO.
5. Question 4 was too easy, next film – James Bond Moonraker. Question, Jaws, and Dolly become friends and one of the final scenes Jaws and Dolly are both smiling and have teeth braces, (it was a memorable scene), is this correct? YES or NO.
6. Back to the Future - Doc on top of the Clock Tower scene, thunder and lightning remember, and Doc swings to clock face and is frightened by the statues of gargoyles on either side of the clock face, is this correct? YES or NO.
7. Scary Film – Hanibal – What did Hanibal say to the FBI special agent when she went to the jail to see him was it, “Hello Clarice” (answer YES) or was it, “Good morning”, (answer NO).
8. Sex blank blank City, 1990s Sitcom. Question, is it, Sex In The City (answer YES) or is it Sex And The City, (answer NO). Everyone knows this one.
9. ‘Bat Out of Hell’, one of the most famous albums of all time famous. Was it by Meatloaf, (answer YES) or was it, Meat Loaf, (answer NO).
10. Who knows their bible? Question, Isaiah 11 v 6, ‘The lion will lay down with the lamb’, (answer YES) or is it, ‘The wolf will live with the lamb’, (answer NO). Interesting fact on the bible: The word Matrix appears five times in the King James Bible, example, Exodus 34:19: “All that openeth the matrix is mine; and every firstling among thy cattle, whether ox or sheep, that is male.” Numbers 3:12: “And I behold, I have taken the Levites from among the children of Israel instead of all the firstborn that openeth the matrix among the children of Israel:” ….
11. Hosea 4-6 ‘My people perish from lack of knowledge’, (answer YES) or is it ‘My people are destroyed from lack of knowledge’, (answer NO).
12. Only three bible questions and here is the last one, Question, Matthew 18 v 20 ‘For where two or more come together in my name…,’ (answer YES) or is it, ‘ For where two or three come together in my name…,’ (answer NO).
13. Right, those were the easy ones, now what are your anchor memories on the following questions firstly JFK assassination - how many rows of seats and people in the car on that fateful day in Dallas on 22nd November 1963? Before you read on, tease out your memory on this one, you have seen the news reels on this. What do you see? ………… Question, there are three rows of seats and six people in the car, is this correct? YES or NO.
14. Science question – The Great Pyramid of Giza, Question, who built it? Was it built by the Egyptians? YES or NO Interesting facts here, the Great Pyramid, 203 courses, 2.3 million blocks, (between 2.5 and 15 tons each), total weight of the Great Pyramid approximately 5.7 million tons. The most accurate structure ever constructed by humankind, to the thousandth of an inch, it took 90 years to build, completed in 2815BC. We could not build it today. All other pyramids in the world are poor copies of the original great pyramid by the peoples of those regions, there are over a thousand pyramids worldwide, one hundred and eighteen in Egypt alone. The Great Pyramid was covered in 144,000 highly polished limestone casing blocks, which have been robbed off to be used as building material in Cairo. The bottom third of these casing blocks were originally covered in ancient writings. It is said that Abraham was the person who deciphered these writings and wrote them down. After the Great Flood of the Bible known as Noah’s Flood which we can precisely date at 2239BC, the bottom third of the Great Pyramid was beneath the sea for approximately 300 years. The Great Pyramid was multifunctional, and the mathematics encoded in its dimensions are incredible and are showing that one of its many functions was as a prophetic time capsule predicting a future date for the ‘end times’ for humanity. You won’t find any of that on Wikipedia.
15. History question, (my favourite subject at school). Question, Did William Shakespeare write the thirty-eight, world renowned plays, that are seen by many scholars as masterpieces that have defined a nation, i.e., England specifically. Note: I am obviously putting doubt in your mind here by asking this question, I want your majority answer here after you have discussed it. YES or NO.
16. You knew this question would come up eventually. Question, is the earth a globe? (answer YES) or if you think it is flat and stationary (answer NO). You must discuss this in your team. If you are doing this on your own, I want you to spend at least 5-minutes using your instincts and powers of deduction. I will give you some interesting facts from Wikipedia here to help you. Our earth spins on its axis at 1,037 mph at the equator, the earth travels around the sun which is 93,000,000 miles away at a speed of 67,000 mph and the Solar System is travelling across our massively expanding galaxy at a staggering 504,000 mph. Yes really. This should tease out the closet flat-earthers, go for it. Also did you know you cannot take a flight from Heathrow go up and over the north pole down the backside of the globe, over Antarctic and up and back to Heathrow. It is banned by international convention to fly over the north and south poles, just saying.
17. We are starting to get deep and meaningful, that was always going to happen. Next question is on Charles Darwin and his ‘On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection (1859) and the theory of Evolution, survival of the fittest right? Question, do you believe Darwin (remembering it is still a theory, we haven’t found the ‘missing link’ yet), that we evolved from apes, (spoiler alert, the apes are still around, perhaps you wouldn’t expect them to be here)? YES or NO.
18. All kids love dinosaurs right, we take them to the museums, they are awe inspired, its lovely to see. Question, Did incredibly large creatures we call Dinosaurs e.g. Tyrannosaurus Rex ever exist, or were they just normal creatures that lived in the 1656 years of the ‘vapour canopy’ era (3895BC – 2239BC) that grew to large sizes, because everything did in that amazing time, (even humans)? YES or NO. Interesting facts here, Robert Plot in 1677 is credited with discovering the first dinosaur bone, but his best guess as to what it belonged to a giant human. It wasn't until William Buckland, who wrote the first full account of a fossil dinosaur, which he named Megalosaurus. Buckland was first professor of geology at Oxford University and in 1824 Buckland became President of the Geological Society, and it was at his first meeting in this office that he announced the discovery at Stonesfield of the bones of a giant reptile, which he named Megalosaurus, or “great lizard”, on account of its vast size. This is 1824, not in Roman times or Greek times, not in the Renaissance times when science was exploding across the ‘earth’ in 1824. Note the name of the original guy here, Plot, you can’t make this up.
19. September 11th 2001, known as 9/11 was an infamous day in history and a defining moment in history when the Twin Towers were brought down by terrorist-controlled jet liners flying directly into them. Question, who was behind the plot was it, al-Qaeda, an Islamist extremist group, (answer YES), or was it an inside job controlled by the major intelligence services, CIA, MI6, and Mossad (answer NO)? Interesting fact here - Napoléon Bonaparte stated that “history is a set of lies that have been agreed upon”. Winston Churchill famously said that “history is what is written by the victors.” If I told you there was a worldwide reset of humanity in the nineteenth century, (less than two hundred years ago), and that the previous humanity had technology and science that surpasses today’s. They built Incredible and stunning buildings (including Cathedrals) across the world (which you can still see today), they had access to free energy by harnessing energy from the ionosphere, you wouldn’t believe me? My research shows this to be the case, and I am scratching the surface with this comment.
20. Final question and this is your NEO moment in the Film Matrix, when you are shown by Morpheus that everything is fake and a blizzard of lies and where in this perceived reality your life is being completely controlled. Do you take the Red pill or Blue pill? This question I realise is personal and there is no right or wrong answer here. So, you don’t have to discuss this one, your answer is for you alone, I may have stirred something in your consciousness to start you challenging what you are being told is the truth which may over time change your perceptions. You can see where I am coming from with these questions, they are very genuine questions where the real answers are not what you expected them to be. It is my contention we have all been hoodwinked and deceived for our entire lives. What do you think now?
I hope you enjoyed the quiz and took it seriously, have I scrambled your brain? Did anyone walk away because they were seriously out of their comfort zone. Please feel fit to use these questions as a basis for your research.
Nikola Tesla said:
A new world must be born, a world that would justify the sacrifices offered by humanity. This new world must be a world in which there shall be no exploitation of the weak by the strong, of the good by the evil: where there will be no humiliation of the poor by the violence of the rich; where the products of the intellect, science and art will serve society for the betterment and beautification of life, and not the individuals for achieving wealth. This new world shall not be a world of the downtrodden and humiliated, but of free men and free nations, equal in dignity and respect.
This must be our rallying call for humanity.
Copyright Peter Ragg