pile of traditional yellow colored pencils

How Many Pencils Can You Spot? Are You Smart Enough To Get This Right?

Interesting puzzles, logical problems, and quizzes can make you rack your brain and scratch your head till your hair falls off. These problems might be fun to solve but is quite useful too. Logical thinking is a great tool to have in your shed and exercising your brain on a daily basis is a great habit to pick up.

Solving puzzles on a daily basis might get you worked up but it might keep your mind young. It also stimulates parts of your brain, kind of like a gym session.

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Funny puzzles and challenges are always amusing. Such problems do not need to be complicated or deceiving and you do not need to understand complex Mathematics in order to solve these problems. The most important thing that you need to do is to enjoy them and bring in some healthy competition by getting your friends in on it, too.

You need to be absolutely focused to solve the following problem.

Take a deep breath. Are you ready for some fun?

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How Many Pencils Can You Spot?

Ready or not, here is the image:

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The most usual thing to do is to see the picture and get your brain worked up, immediately. It is quite easy to solve as you need to be completely focused. Take some time to look at the image.

The options are there to assist you in your task but it will take some time. You need to count the pencils with sharp eyes and a concentrated mind to get the right answer.

The picture looks quite simple, doesn’t It? The puzzle might look really easy when you see it for the first time but trust us when we say it, 75% of the people get it wrong in their first attempt.

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So, What Is The Correct Answer?

The correct answer is A. There is a total of 11 pencils depicted in the illustration.

How many pencils did you spot in the illustration?

Did you get the right answer or did you choose the wrong option?

Let us know in the comments section and share it with your friends. This is a great way to challenge your family and friends and find out who has the sharpest brain of them all.

If you liked this one, or want to sharpen your brain even more, here are some more puzzles:

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Correction Notice (01/13/2021): A previous version of this article incorrectly stated the answer was C – 10 pencils. The answer is actually A – 11 pencils. The body of the article has been updated to reflect this.

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