Sunday, July 5, 2015

Brain Teaser for 7/5/2015

Using the grid below, how many words can you find? Each word must contain the central C and no letter can be used twice, however, the letters do not have to be connected. Proper nouns are not allowed, however, plurals are. There is at least one nine letter word.

A C L
U C L
A T E

Genius: 30 words. Excellent: 22 words. Good: 19 words. Average: 16 words.
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Saturday, July 4, 2015

Brain Teaser for 7/4/2015

1. Hanger is to closet as tree is to:
Branch - Bushes - Forest - Ground - Nest

2. You can spin, wheel and twist, but this thing can turn without moving. What is it?
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Friday, July 3, 2015

Brain Teaser for 7/3/2015

A plane was returning from the Olympic Games with five athletes who placed first through fifth in an event. They made the following statements:
A: "I was not the last"
B: "C was the third"
C: "A was behind E"
D: "E was second"
E: "D was not the first."
On account of modesty or for some other reason, the gold and silver medallists lied. The three worst athletes told the truth.
What order did they all place in?
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Thursday, July 2, 2015

Brain Teaser for 7/2/2015

1. Brad Doe works for a packaging company. One day, he received four separate orders and accidentally mixed up the addresses, so he applied the address labels at random. What is the probability that exactly three packages were correctly labeled?

2. Imagine a square, with each side 4 cm long, inscribed in a circle. What is the radius of the circle?

3. Without looking at a calendar, within a minute name a boys name using 5 consecutive 1st letters of 5 consecutive months.
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Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Brain Teaser for 7/1/2015

A fireman is running to get a net under a lady who looks like she might jump off the balcony of her 20 story apartment building. There is nothing below her except a 20 story fall. The fireman is still 100 yards away when she falls and can't nearly get there in time. The woman is not hurt more than a bruise. How is that possible?
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Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Brain Teaser for 6/30/2015

1. I'm in a rock, not in a stone
I'm in marrow, not in bone
I'm in a bolster, not in a bed
I'm not living , I'm not dead

2. I have seven letters. The first two stand for a boy. The first three stand for a girl. The first four stand for a brave boy. But all of my letters stand for a brave girl. What word am I?
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Monday, June 29, 2015

Brain Teaser for 6/29/2015

Picture an empty wine bottle with a cork secured at the top in the usual way. Inside the bottle a metal ring hangs suspended by a string. How is it possible to make the metal ring drop to the bottom of the bottle without touching the ring, the thread, the cork, or the bottle while leaving the cork in place and intact?
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Sunday, June 28, 2015

Brain Teaser for 6/28/2015

These words belong to the same logical family:
CALCIFEROUS, CUPELLATION, EDUCATION, LACTIFEROUS, OUTDISTANCE, PNEUMONIA

Which of these words does too?
ZYMOTICALLY, ABSTEMIOUS, UNAPOSTOLIC, MEDALLION
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Saturday, June 27, 2015

Brain Teaser for 6/27/2015

What number fits in all of these words/phrases?

Deck
Year
Vietnam
Desert Storm
Singing in the Rain
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Friday, June 26, 2015

Brain Teaser for 6/26/2015

Can you make this sentence into a phrase by only adding punctuation?
You may not add, subtract, or rearrange the words.

that that is is that that is not is not is that it it is
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Thursday, June 25, 2015

Brain Teaser for 6/25/2015

1. Double my number, I'm less than a score, half of my number is less than four. Add one to my double when bakers are near, days of the week are still greater, I fear. What am I?

2. Continue this pattern: 1, 2, 3, 5, ?, ?
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Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Brain Teaser for 6/24/2015

What do the following words have in common?
FAST
STRIKE
BILL
QUANTUM
SANCTION
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Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Brain Teaser for 6/23/2015

Try to find out a multi-digit number that if multiplied by the number 9 or any of its multiplications products (18, 27, 36, 45,..) will result in the multiplication factor repeated (n) number of times.
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Monday, June 22, 2015

Brain Teaser for 6/22/2015

Can you find 13 animals hidden in these words?

Pheasantoadderaturtleechareelionewtiger
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Sunday, June 21, 2015

Brain Teaser for 6/21/2015

1. If the date of the last Saturday of last month and the first Sunday of this month do not add up to 33, what month are we in?

2. Jason decided to give his bike 3 coats of paint. Which coat would go on the first?
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Saturday, June 20, 2015

Brain Teaser for 6/20/2015

I can be any color you can imagine.
You see me in everyday life.
I have been around for many, many years, look around...
You can probably see some of me right now.
What am I?
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Friday, June 19, 2015

Brain Teaser for 6/19/2015

8998971798998
What is so special about this set of numbers, aside from the fact that it is a palindrome?
Solution

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Brain Teaser for 6/18/2015

1. If 2 hours ago it was as long after one o’clock in the afternoon as it was before one o’clock in the morning. What time would it be now?

2. Quebec women expect Robert to yell unless I offer _________.
Which one of the following drinks belongs at the end of the sentence?
Scotch, Brandy, Gin, Pepsi.
Solution
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Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Brain Teaser for 6/17/2015

A worm is at the bottom of a forty foot hole. It can crawl upwards at the rate of four feet in one day, but at night, it slips back three feet. At this rate, how long will it take the worm to crawl out of the hole?
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Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Brain Teaser for 6/16/2015

1. 3 1 4 1 5 9 2...
What are the next three numerals in this series?

2. A snail is at the bottom of a well 30 feet deep. It crawls up 3 feet each day, but at night, it slips down 2 feet. How long does it take for the snail to crawl out the well?
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Monday, June 15, 2015

Brain Teaser for 6/15/2015

1. There's a body lying dead on a bed, and on the floor beside it is a pair of scissors. The scissors were instrumental in his death, yet there's no trace of blood. The body reveals no signs of any cuts or bruises. How could the person have been murdered with the pair of scissors?

2. If we tie a light oxygen tank to a bird so that it can breathe on the moon, would the bird fly faster, slower, or the same speed as it does on earth? (Remember that there is less gravity on the moon.)
Solution
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Sunday, June 14, 2015

Brain Teaser for 6/14/2015

Three friends went out for drinks. The waiter brought them a check for $30, so each one of them paid $10. When the waiter took the cash, he realized he had made a mistake, and the check was for $25 instead. When he gave their change back, each friend got a dollar and they left the remaining two dollars as a tip. Therefore, each customer paid $9; multiplied by 3 this equals $27; plus $2 for the tip equals $29. Where is the remaining dollar?
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Saturday, June 13, 2015

Brain Teaser for 6/13/2015

1. Rhonda will go see ballet but not opera. Her favorite number is eight and she doesn’t like nine. She likes salmon but not trout. She hates Mondays but likes Wednesdays. Does she use a comb or a brush?

2. Andy likes orange but not purple. He likes torches but not chandeliers. He eats berries but not fruits. Following the same rules, does he like Byron or Keats?
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Friday, June 12, 2015

Brain Teaser for 6/12/2015

Patty doesn't feel she is really a child anymore. Ten years ago, her mother was five times her age. Now she is three­sevenths of her mother's age, and in five years she will be half her mother's age. How old will she be when she is half her mother's age?
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Thursday, June 11, 2015

Brain Teaser for 6/11/2015

1. There is one in a minute and two in a moment, but only one in a million years. What is it?

2. What is so fragile that when you say its name you break it?

3. How can you make 30 cents with only two USA coins if one of the coins is not a nickel?

4. What can fill a room but takes up no space?
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Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Brain Teaser for 6/10/2015

Alice is walking thought the forest of forgetfulness. She wants to know what day of the week it is. She stops and asks a lion and a unicorn. Now the lion lies all of the time on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. The unicorn always lies on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Alice asks the lion what day it is, he says, "Well yesterday was one of my lying days." Well Alice cant figure it out just from the Lions answer so she asks the unicorn and the unicorn says, "Yesterday was also one of my lying days." What day is it?
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Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Brain Teaser for 6/9/2015

1. A man is asked what his daughters look like. He answers, "They are all blondes, but two, all brunettes, but two, and all redheads, but two." How many daughters did he have?

2. An old man said to a young man, "I have a daughter. She has as many brothers as she has sisters. Each one of her brothers has twice as many sisters as he has brothers. How many sons and daughters do I have?"
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Monday, June 8, 2015

Brain Teaser for 6/8/2015

The following puzzle consists of a proverb with all its vowels removed. The remaining letters have been broken into groups of four. Put back the vowels to find the proverb.
FLND  HSMN  YRSN  PRTD.
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Sunday, June 7, 2015

Brain Teaser for 6/7/2015

What are the largest and smallest 5-digit numbers that satisfy the following conditions?

A. Each digit of the number is a prime digit.
B. Each successive pair of digits forms a 2-digit number that is NOT a prime number.
C. Each of the prime digits must appear at least once in the 5-digit number.
Solution
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Saturday, June 6, 2015

Brain Teaser for 6/6/2015

Every dawn begins with me,
At dusk I'll be the first you see,
And daybreak couldn't come without
What midday centers all about.
Daises grow from me, I'm told
And when I come, I end all cold,
But in the sun I won't be found,
Yet still, each day I'll be around.
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Sunday, May 24, 2015

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1. What number is missing from this series?
2 3 5 7 13 17

2. What's the pattern to these numbers?
8 5 4 9 1 7 6 3 2 0

3. 8998971798998
What is so special about this set of numbers, aside from the fact that it is a palindrome?
Solution
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