Robert took a test of 20 questions. The test was graded by giving 10 points for each correct answer and deducting 5 points for each incorrect answer. Robert answered all 20 questions and received a score of 125. How many wrong answers did he have? Solution ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||
If Boston is east of New York, cross out all the A's. If not, cross out the R's. If Paris is south of New York, cross out all the 0's. If not, cross out the I's. If Sri Lanka is in Asia, cross out the B's and U's. If not, cross out the C's. The remaining letters will tell you whether you've found the right answer.
CAAOIIABURRIAUEIBBCIAUT Solution ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||
1. Fill in each blank with the same letters, in the same order, to complete the following sentence. The first letter or letters of each word are provided.
In the baseball game, the CH____ didn't bother the L____ B____, but it did bother the one before him.
2. Which one of the five is least like the other four? COPPER - IRON - BRASS - TIN - LEAD Solution ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||
You are an expert on paranormal activity and have been hired to locate a spirit haunting an old resort hotel. Strong signs indicate that the spirit lies behind one of four doors. The inscriptions on each door read as follows: Door A: It's behind B or C Door B: It's behind A or D Door C: It's in here Door D: It's not in here Your psychic powers have told you three of the inscriptions are false, and one is true. Behind which door will you find the spirit? Solution ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||
It was the middle of the winter in Scandinavia, and the poor boy, sick with a cold, was lying in bed. He woke up in the night, but he knew that the night lasted from 3:00 P.M. to 9:00 A.M. at that time of year. The boy wearily glanced at his clock and, thinking it said 4:42, buried his head back in the pillow. But as he fell asleep he realized he hadn't distinguished the hour hand from the minute hand. If it wasn't 4:42 in the morning, what other time (or times) could it have been? Solution ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||
Sabrina gave Samantha as many dollars as Samantha started out with. Samantha then gave Sabrina back as much as Sabrina had left. Sabrina then gave Samantha as back as many dollars as Samantha had left, which left Sabrina broke and gave Samantha a total of $80.00. How much did Sabrina and Samantha have at the beginning of their exchange? Solution ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||
Halloween is only 2 months away so lets get a little Tricky! 1. What word, when written in capital letters, is the same forwards, backwards and up side down?
2. In Jamaica, if you drop a steel ball weighing five pounds from a height of 45 inches, will it fall more rapidly through water at 20 degrees Fahrenheit or water at 40 degrees Fahrenheit. Or will it make no difference? ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||
1. It takes twelve one-cent stamps to make a dozen. How many four-cent stamps does it take to make a dozen?
2. There was a man climbing a ladder to somebody's house, to the nearest window. He broke into the house and took what was most precious to the family. He climbed down, and the police were there waiting for him. He returned what he took, and the police let him walk away. Why? Solution ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||
These words follow a logical progression:
ACE TAB COG ADD EAR RAF GUT UGH IVY TAJ Which of these could be next? KID - BOY - ASK - TOO Solution ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||
I am a word of 12 letters.
My 12, 4, 7, 2, 5 is an Eastern beast of burden. My 1, 8, 10, 9 is a street made famous by Sinclair Lewis. My 11, 3, 6 is past. My whole is a person suffering from delusions of greatness. So, who am I? Solution ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||
1. John Peterson was born in Albany in 1938, on a date not divisible by 2, 3, or 5, and in a month that does not contain the letters "e" or "i". When does he become one year older?
2. In a certain village there is a man, so the paradox runs, who is a barber; this barber shaves all and only those men in the village who do not shave themselves. Query: Does the barber shave himself? Solution ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||
In 1209, on a hot summer day there was a man who was ordered to be executed by king. The king was a nice king though, and he said that if the man could prove himself wise, he would let him go. The king filled a room with fake flowers, and only put in one real flower in the room. The king said the man had 20 seconds to find the real flower. The man said, "It's very stuffy in here. Could you open a window?" The king opened a window, and the man immediately knew which was the real flower. How did he know? Solution ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||
1. The sentence below is George Bernard Shaw's comment on chess. Can you reconstruct the original quotation?
"they clever are time making expedient foolish doing wasting very something for idle is a they chess people when their are only believe" 2. There are 11 body parts that have only 3 letters (no slang allowed). What are they? Solution ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||
1. A racing driver drove around a 6-mile track at 140 miles per hour for 3 miles, 168 miles per hour for 1.5 miles, and 210 miles per hour for 1.5 miles. What was his average speed for the entire 6 miles?
2. A girl is twice as old as her brother and half as old as her father. In 22 years, her brother will be half as old as his father. How old is the daughter now? Solution ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||
A worker is to perform work for you for seven straight days. In return for his work, you will pay him 1/7th of a bar of gold per day. The worker requires a daily payment of 1/7th of the bar of gold. What and where are the fewest number of cuts to the bar of gold that will allow you to pay him 1/7th each day? Solution ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||
1. A woman depended on a public telephone to make her calls, but it was usually out of order. Each day she reported this to the phone company, but nothing was done. Finally she came up with a fib that she told the phone company. The phone was fixed the next day. What did she tell them?
2. Soon little Freddie will celebrate his tenth birthday. In 11 years Freddie will reach half the average age of his parents. His mother is only 17 years older than her son. How old are Freddie's father and mother. Solution ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||
Examine each of the five sentences below. What is unusual about them? They all display a special property that shouldn't be too difficult to spot.
a. Sums are not set as a test on Erasmus b. Stella won no wallets c. Eva, can I stab live, evil bats in a cave? d. I maim nine men in Miami e. Marge lets Norah see Sharon's telegram Solution ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||
1. John wonders, "If Raymond's son is my son's father, how am I related to Raymond?"
2. Sarah went to get her drivers license. When asked her age, she replied: "My age today is three times what it will be three years from now minus three times what my age was three years ago." How old is Sarah?
3. Hi! Ma and Pa told me I'd better say that all the two-letter words in this paragraph have something in common or else! What's the common factor here? Solution ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||
I am loud or quiet.
I am sudden or expected. I am a strong medication. I am a relief in certain situations. I am caused by embarrassment and/or happiness. I am found in many good friendships. I am ....... Solution ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||
1. There was an old woman who lived in a shoe, and the only food she had for her ten children was six potatoes. How did she make sure that each child had an equal share?
2. I come during winter, But leave during summer. You'll see me at night, And maybe during day, But one time you'll never see me, Is without heat in my bay. Solution ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||
Matthew walks up and down a hill which is three kilometers each way. His dog, being slower, walks at half the speed. When Matthew reaches the top of the hill he turns around and walks down to meet his dog part way. Matthew continues walking to the bottom of the hill maintaining his speed. The dog follows him, also maintaining his speed. How far does the dog walk? Solution ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||
Although I exist alone, I am often intertwined with others as the threads of a spider web. When worn there's an expression that signifies you shall not leave me. A man with a name meaning knowledgeable one once said that I am part of a set of four and that I have less than ten folds. Solution ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||
1. What is the next term in this series?
100 121 144 202 244 400 ...?
2. A 30 year old man married a 25 year old woman. She died at age 50 and her husband was so devastated that he cried for years. Ten years after he stopped crying, he died. If he had lived to be 80, how many years was he a widower? Solution ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||
1. Visualize a cube. You know it has 6 faces, 8 corners, and 12 edges. Now, imagine a knife slicing away each corner with a straight plane cut. How many total edges are there now?
2. At the height of the Cold War, a U.S. racing car easily beat a Russian car in a two-car race. How did the Russian newspapers truthfully report this in order to make it look as though the Russian car had outdone the American car? Solution ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||
A boy was at a carnival and went to a booth where a man said to the boy, "If I write your exact weight on this piece of paper then you have to give me $50, but if I cannot, I will pay you $50." The boy looked around and saw no scale so he agrees, thinking no matter what the carny writes he'll just say he weighs more or less. In the end the boy ended up paying the man $50. How did the man win the bet? Solution ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||
Can you decipher this nursery rhyme?
Complications arose during an investigation of dietary influence; one researcher was unable to assimilate adipose tissue, and another was unable to consume tissue consisting chiefly of muscle fiber. By a reciprocal arrangement between the two researchers, total consumption of the viands under consideration was achieved, thus leaving the original container of the viands devoid of contents Solution ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||
If I were in Hawaii and dropped a bowling ball in a bucket of water which is 45 degrees F, and dropped another ball of the same weight, mass, and size in a bucket at 30 degrees F, both of them at the same time, which ball would hit the bottom of the bucket first? Same question, but the location is in Canada? Solution ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||
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