The questions they tend to ask of beauty pageant contestants are there to test their public speaking skills and ability to think on their feet. This contestant didn't do so well. Question: If you could live forever, would you and why? Answer: "I would not live forever, because we should not live forever, because if we were supposed to live forever, then we would live forever, but we cannot live forever, which is why I would not live forever," --Miss Alabama in the 1994 Miss USA contest. Learning Communication skills can be fun with Art of Eloquence.com!