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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Biarn Tstiwres

Spark up the ol' gray matter!

Puzzle #1

Find the word that fits the definitions below when it's 1) a whole word and 2) divided into two words.

1) Whole word: factory lunchroom

2) Two words: a. a container
b. a young person

Answer


Canteen


Puzzle #2

Meg's local train station is one mile away from her house. It takes her 10 minutes to bike there. Today, Meg got a flat tire 12 minutes before the train is scheduled to arrive. Her maximum walking speed is 4 miles per hour.

Can she make the train on foot?

ANSWER:

Meg can't make the train....it will take her 15 minutes to walk to station


Puzzle #3

Find the word that fits the definitions below when it's 1) a whole word and 2) divided into two words.

1) Whole word: funny situations

2) Two words: a. arrive
b. expires


Answer:



comedies

come dies


Puzzle #4

ODD MAN OUT

Which of the scrambled words below is least like the others? (The difference has nothing to do with vowels, consonants or syllables).

NDLASI NMUOTANI TCIY LFFCI


Answer:


CITY


Puzzle #5

METAMORPHOSIS

1) Add an "R" to a word that means "wearing a particular piece of clothing" to find a word that means "criticized about details."

2) Add an "R" to the word for a measure to find a word for a design on paper or fabric.

ANSWER:


1) caped, carped

2) pint, print


Puzzle #6

What two words, formed from different arrangements of the same seven letters, can be used to complete the sentence below?

The would-be man-about-town spent an inordinate amount of time cultivating society friends so that he could __________________
around to as many __________________ as he liked.

Answer:


Traipse
parties


Puzzle #7

Which three numbers give the same result when they are added together as when they are multiplied?


Answer:



1,2,3

1+2+3=6
1 X 2 X 3=6


Puzzle # 8
Find the four-digit number in which the second digit is double the first and the third and fourth digits are the square of the second. The sum of all the digits is 13.

ANSWER:



2416

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