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    Were doomed! Charter Member Wally's Avatar
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    Talking Redneck engineering exam!

    This was forwarded to me from Jokerswild....

    Subject: redneck engineering exam

    1. Calculate the smallest limb diameter on a persimmon
    tree that will support a 10-pound possum.

    2. Which of the following cars will rust out the quickest
    when placed on blocks in your front yard? 66 Ford
    Fairlane, 69 Chevrolet Chevelle, 64 Pontiac GTO.

    3. If your uncle builds a still that operates at a
    capacity of 20 gallons of shine per hour, how many car
    radiators are necessary to condense the product?

    4. A woodcutter has a chain saw that operates at 2700 rpm.
    The density of the pine trees in a plot to be harvested is
    470 per acre. The plot is 2.3 acres in size. The average
    tree diameter is 14 inches. How many Budweisers will it
    take to cut the trees?

    5. If every old refrigerator in the state vented a charge
    of R-12 simultaneously, what would be the decrease in the
    ozone layer?

    6. A front porch is constructed of 2x8 pine on 24-inch
    centers with a field rock foundation. The span is 8 feet
    and the porch length is 16 feet. The porch floor is 1-inch
    rough sawn pine. When the porch collapses, how many hound
    dogs will be killed?

    7. A man owns a Tennessee house and 3.7 acres of land in a
    hollow with an average slope of 15%. The man has 5
    children. Can each of the children place a mobile home on
    the man's land?

    8. A 2-ton truck is overloaded and proceeding 900 yards
    down a steep grade on a secondary road at 45 mph. The
    brakes fail. Given the average traffic on secondary roads,
    what are the chances that it will strike a vehicle that
    has a muffler?

    9. A coalmine operates a NFPA Class 1, Division 2
    Hazardous Area. The mine employs 120 miners per shift. A
    gas warning is issued at the beginning of 3rd shift. How
    many cartons of unfiltered Camels will be smoked during
    the shift?

    10. At a reduction in gene pool variability rate of 7.5%
    per generation, how long will it take a town that has been
    bypassed by the interstate to breed a country-western

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    that was too funny

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    After 5 rigorous years of college, and one Civil Engineering degree under my belt, those questions have to be one of the most practical ones I have ever seen. I posted those questions above my desk at work. Thanks for the refreshing entertainment!! Eric

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    When do you wish for me to provide the answers?
    A fifteen minute drive and I can have all of the field research completed.
    I see London, I see France...

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