That said, the skill testing questions are never exactly challenging. They are usually things like, "(15 x 2) - 10 = ?" You fill the blank in and away you go. It's not exactly a difficult question, and I've long wondered to whom these were tests of skill. But then, I've met some exceedingly math-dim people.
I actually ran across this today, though. Not only does the question astound me, but the fact that it's multiple choice does it one better. I now present to you the pinnacle of skill testing questions on Canadian contests:
(Taken from a NOW Magazine contest to win a dinner for two at an Ethiopian restaurant.)
Okay, so like, yes, I agree that people who can't answer this should not be allowed to win prizes. On the other hand, I really must formally protest the use of the term, "skill," here.