20 Dumb Questions for “Ask a Stupid Question Day”

Today is national Ask a Stupid Question Day.  But do you really agree that “there are no stupid questions”?  Here’s a round-up of some of the dumbest questions people have Googled, or asked in online forums.

1.  “If animals could talk, which species would be the rudest of them all?”

2.  “What happens if you don’t show up to a job interview?”

3.  “Are there birds in Canada?”

4.  “What would a chair look like if your knees bent the other way?”

5.  “Should I tell my parents I’m adopted?”  Also, a woman in a chatroom once asked, “How can I be sure I’m the real mom of my kid?”

6.  “What happens if you paint your teeth white with nail polish?”

7.  “Why isn’t 11 pronounced onety one?”

8.  “Can I eat my Himalayan salt lamp?”

9.  “Why does the coronavirus hate us?  What have we done to upset it so much?”

10.  “If the world is going to end, should I buy, sell, or hold stocks?”

11.  “Can I make a PlayStation 5 by linking a PlayStation 2 and a PlayStation 3 together?”

12.  “I was bitten by a turtle when I was young.  Can I still drink orange juice?”  Someone responded to that one and said no, it will reactivate the turtle venom.

13.  “Is an egg a fruit or vegetable?”

14.  “Are skeletons real or made up?”

15.  “Why are the holes in cats’ fur always in the right places for their eyes?”

16.  “Does looking at a PICTURE of the sun hurt your eyes?”

17.  “If I ate myself, would I become twice as big or disappear completely?”

18.  “Why isn’t a cupcake a mineral?”

19.  “Do inflatable dolls count as passengers in the carpool lane?”

20.  “Why are there school?”  That’s how they phrased it . . . “Why are there school?”


(Briefly / The Sun / BuzzFeed / Reader’s Digest)