## Tuesday, January 28, 2020

### Brain Teaser #155

All In The Family

1. In the Smith family, each daughter has the same number of brothers as she has sisters. Each son has twice as many sisters as he has brothers. How many sons and daughters are in the family?

2. A pregnant woman is preparing to name her seventh child. Her children's names so far are Dominique, Regis, Michelle, Fawn, Sophie and Lara. What will she name her next child -- Jessica, Katie, Abby or Tilly?

3. A girl has as many sisters as she has brothers. But each brothers has twice as many sisters as brothers. How many brothers and sisters in the family?
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## Saturday, January 11, 2020

### Brain Teaser #154

1. What is the four-digit number in which the first digit is one third the second, the third is the sum of the first and second, and the last is three times the second?

2. Using only two 2's and any combination of mathematical signs, symbols and functions can you make 5?

3. If today, is today, today. What will tomorrow be yesterday?
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## Thursday, January 9, 2020

### Brain Teaser #153

Somehow or other I got talked into buying something on the installment plan. I'm not sure I got a good deal. The payments to date, according to my checkbook, have reached \$96. The second year cost \$2.00 more than the first year; the third year cost \$3.00 more than the second; and the fourth year cost me \$4.00 more than the third. What were my payments the first year?
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## Sunday, January 5, 2020

### Brain Teaser #152

1. What do bullet proof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers, and laser printers all have in common?

2. Not born, but from a Mother's body drawn, I hang until half of me is gone. I sleep in a cave until I grow old, then valued for my hardened gold. What am I?

3. Monique is 24 years old. She is twice the age that Valerie had when Monique was the same age that Valerie is now. How old is Valerie?
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## Friday, January 3, 2020

### Brain Teaser #151

Why is the letter D like a hoop of gold?
Why is the letter F like a cow's tail?
Why is the letter T like Easter?
Which two letters are definitely not hard?
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## Wednesday, January 1, 2020

### Brain Teaser #150

1. Everyone knows that both Christmas Day and New Year's Day always fall on the same day of the week. However, in 1939, the year of the outbreak of World War II, Christmas fell on a Monday and New Year's fell on a Sunday. Why?

2. My quiz for this today, is most unusual. As is this paragraph. What is so unusual about it? If you look hard, you should find what it is without too much difficulty. Try hard to spot it. How long did you think about it?
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## Sunday, December 15, 2019

### Brain Teaser #149

Below are ten clues, each of which relates to the first line of a different Christmas carol or song. Can you figure out what songs they are?

1. CROAOF
2. IDOAWC
3. RTRNRHAVSN
4. GGROBAR
5. IHABCWY
6. ISMKSC
7. OTFDOCMTLGTM
8. FTSWAJHS
9. IBMBOJHSSOM
10. JBJBJBR
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## Thursday, December 12, 2019

### Brain Teaser #148

1. Tom is older than Sue, and Sue is younger than Mary, who is older than Tom. Who is the oldest of the three?

2. Who is your father's only son's brother's uncle's wife's daughter's brother's father's son?

3. A boat has a ladder that has six rungs, each rung is one foot apart. The bottom rung is one foot from the water. The tide rises at 12 inches every 15 minutes. High tide peaks in one hour. When the tide is at it's highest, how many rungs are under water?
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## Monday, December 9, 2019

### Brain Teaser #147

1. Four people can sit at a table in twenty-four different arrangements. How many arrangements are possible for seating eight people?

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.

3. Unscramble the following letters to form a word.
R E I A E T N S R A S B
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## Wednesday, December 4, 2019

### Brain Teaser #146

Two Series Puzzles

1. What are the next two letters in the following series and why?
W A T N T L I T F S _ _

2. What letter is next in the series?
U, D, T, C, C, S, S?
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## Saturday, November 30, 2019

### Brain Teaser #145

You are a cook in a remote area with no clocks or other way of keeping time other than a four minute sandglass timer and a seven minute sandglass timer. (The kind you turn over - hourglass shaped) You do have a stove, however, with water in a pot already boiling. Somebody asks you for a nine-minute egg, and you know this person is a perfectionist and will be able to tell if you undercook or overcook the eggs by even a few seconds. What is the least amount of time it will take to prepare the egg? And how will you prepare it so that it is neither undercooked or overcooked?
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## Wednesday, November 27, 2019

### Brain Teaser #144

The local McDonald's restaurant is giving away Thanksgiving dinners.
To help stimulate business, they are offering :

Big Mac = 32 cents.
French Fries = 57 cents.
Quarter Pounder = 74 cents.
What will a Happy Meal cost?
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Thanksgiving is a North American annual national holiday marked by religious observances and a traditional meal including turkey. The holiday commemorates a harvest festival celebrated by the Pilgrims in 1621, and is held in the US on the fourth Thursday in November. A similar holiday is held in Canada, usually on the second Monday in October.
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## Tuesday, November 26, 2019

### Brain Teaser #143

Eight and five, last name and given,
We are one six six six even;
The first in cow, the last in oxen
Three in damsel, three in vixen.
What are we called?

Hint:
One of five, I the only one,
One in cat, two in mitten,
Two are odd, five are even
Seven in all, one in seven.
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## Monday, November 25, 2019

### Brain Teaser #142

The Number 8

1. Can you add eight 8's together so they add up to an even one thousand?

2. Without using the + or - signs, arrange five 8s so they equal 9.

3. What is the smallest integer, which, when multiplied by 2 gives a number consisting of only 8's?
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## Sunday, November 24, 2019

### Brain Teaser #141

Ann, Mike, Lyn, and Bill, whose last names are Juarez, Newton, Myers, and Ken, each have a favorite Thanksgiving dish - turkey, dressing, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin pie. Sort out the clues and match up everything.

1. Juarez has her favorite dish after the main meal.
2. Mike loves his favorite dish with lots of onion and celery in it.
3. Myers has her favorite dish served in slices (light and dark).
4. Ann hates sweets.
5. Newton is allergic to cranberries.
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## Thursday, November 21, 2019

### Brain Teaser #140

Thanksgiving Anagrams
Rearrange the letters to reveal words and phrases connected with Thanksgiving. Spelling counts!

1. g r i m l i p s
2. v e r s a t i l e
3. M e n o v e r b
4. M r. S i d T u c k
5. O h, m e!
6. e a r c l o s e s
7. b o w s h i n e
8. p r a t t l e
9. D e a r P a
10. b e a r d
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## Tuesday, November 19, 2019

### Brain Teaser #139

Uncle Clarence ate more turkey than Uncle Ethan.
Uncle Ethan ate less turkey than Uncle Morton.
Uncle Pete is a vegetarian.

Write "T" if the statement is true, "F" if it is false, and "C" if you cannot tell.
___Uncle Morton ate more turkey than Uncle Ethan.
___Uncle Clarence ate the most turkey.
___Uncle Morton may have eaten more turkey than Uncle Clarence.
___Uncle Pete ate less turkey than Uncle Ethan.
___Uncle Pete ate ham instead of turkey.
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## Monday, November 18, 2019

### Brain Teaser #138

Use a common phone keypad to decode all of these Thanksgiving words.
Example: 887539 = TURKEY

9267___________
74547467_________
33278 __________
47289__________
629356937__________
84265385___________
7867546 743 ______________
533868377______________
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## Sunday, November 17, 2019

### Brain Teaser #137

Three Relationship Teasers

1. You are female. What relationship to you is your father’s only son-in-law's mother-in-law's only daughter?

2. What is the closest relation that your mother's sister-in-law's brother-in-law could be to you?

3. A friend of mine's grandmother is younger than his father. How can this be possible?
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## Thursday, November 14, 2019

### Brain Teaser #136

Four of the words below have one significant feature in common which distinguishes them from the fifth word. Which is the odd man out?

REACT
TRACE
CATER
SCARE
CARTE
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## Tuesday, November 12, 2019

### Brain Teaser #135

A man is walking down a road with a basket of eggs. As he is walking he meets someone who buys one-half of his eggs plus one-half of an egg. He walks a little further and meets another person who buys one-half of his eggs plus one-half of an egg. After proceeding further he meets another person who buys one-half of his eggs plus one half an egg. At this point he has sold all of his eggs, and he never broke an egg. How many eggs did the man have to start with?
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## Monday, November 11, 2019

### Brain Teaser #134

1. Robert and David were preparing to have a water balloon fight. "No Fair" cried Robert, "You have 3 times as many as I do!" David said "Fine!" and gave Robert 10 more balloons. "Still not fair!" argued Robert, "You still have twice as many as I do." How many more balloons must David give Robert for them to have the same number?

2. A pregnant woman is preparing to name her seventh child. Her children's names so far are Dominique, Regis, Michelle, Fawn, Sophie and Lara. What will she name her next child -- Jessica, Katie, Abby or Tilly?
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## Sunday, November 10, 2019

### Brain Teaser #133

A woman was sitting in her hotel room when there was a knock at the door. She opened the door to see a man whom she had never seen before. He said, "Oh I'm sorry. I have made a mistake. I thought this was my room." He then went off down the corridor to the elevator. The woman went back into her room and phoned security to have the man apprehended. What made the woman so suspicious of the man.
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## Friday, November 8, 2019

### Brain Teaser #132

The Number 6

1. Which is correct: Six and six IS eleven or six and six ARE eleven?

2. How many times can you subtract 6 from 36?

3. A: 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,9,10,11,13,14,15,16,17,19
B: 12,18, 20
What are the groups and why is the number 6 not included?
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## Wednesday, November 6, 2019

### Brain Teaser #131

Four men and four women are shipwrecked on a desert island. Eventually each one falls in love with one another, and is himself loved by one person. John falls in love with a girl who is in love with Jim. Arthur loves a girl who loves the man who loves Ellen. Mary is loved by the man who is loved by the girl who is loved by Bruce. Gloria hates Bruce and is hated by the man whom Hazel loves. Enigma: Who loves Arthur?
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## Tuesday, November 5, 2019

### Brain Teaser #130

1. There are 2 ducks in front of 2 other ducks. There are 2 ducks behind 2 other ducks. There are 2 ducks beside 2 other ducks. How many ducks are there?

2. If you rearrange the letters UGNAIA, you would have the name of a...
River - Planet - City - Animal - Plant
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## Monday, November 4, 2019

### Brain Teaser #129

1. An old lady left \$33,333 to be divided equally among two fathers and two sons and each was to receive \$11,111. How was this possible?

2. There is one in a minute and two in a moment, but only one in a million years. What is it?
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## Sunday, November 3, 2019

### Brain Teaser #128

Three Quickies

1. What kind of room has no windows or doors?

2. A man gave one son 10 cents and another son was given 15 cents. What time is it?

3. "My grandson is about as many days as my son is weeks, and my grandson is as many months as I am in years. My grandson, my son and I together are 140 years. Can you tell me my age in years?"
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## Friday, November 1, 2019

### Brain Teaser #127

Twice ten are six of us,
Six are but three of us,
Nine are but four of us;
What can we possibly be?
Would you know more of us?
Twelve are but six of us,
Five are but four, do you see?
What are we?
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## Wednesday, October 30, 2019

### Brain Teaser #126

I can contort into many fantastic shapes, and
can form one thing even after being run through a grate.
I can appear in many different guises, and
Am to be won among Halloween prizes.
WHAT AM I?
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## Tuesday, October 29, 2019

### Brain Teaser #125

Halloween was almost over, and Mr. Green had less than 20 candies left. When the doorbell rang, he thought he would give all the candies away. When he opened the door, there were two trick or treaters. He wanted to give away the candies evenly, but he noticed that when he divided the candies in two, there was one left over. At that point, he saw another trick or treater behind the first two. He tried to divide the candies evenly among the three of them, but again one was left over. Finally, another trick or treater came to his door, making it four trick or treaters altogether. Mr. Green still had one candy left over after dividing the left over candies in fours. How many candies did Mr. Green have left when the doorbell rang?
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