June 16th 2014
It’s not altogether foreign to hear allegations that standards expected from children in Hong Kong have gotten ridiculously high, and are arguably nearing unachievable. We came across this brain teaser – apparently a Hong Kong elementary school admissions test question – on popular Chinese social networking website Sina Weibo. If this doesn’t prove the rumours without a shadow of a doubt, we don’t know what will!
According to reports, the puzzle takes our bright spark elementary school students just seconds to complete, but has left many parents and even teachers scratching their heads in bewilderment. Think you can match the brain power of an overworked eight year old? Make sure to solve it in 20 seconds! Good luck!
Give up? Click here to view the answer.