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Sunday, October 02, 2016

Brain Games


1.-TWO FOR ONE

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

1) Whole word: act decorously

2) Two words: a:exist b:be in possession



2.-METAMORPHOSIS

1) Add a "T" to a word that means "precipitation" to find a means of transportation.

2) Add a "T" to a word that means "question" to find a chore



3.-PALINDROME PALS

A Palindrome is a word, sentence or group of words that reads the same backward or forward.

When the mother of the palindrome twins wanted to call them, she would shout:

"Come here, O - - - and B - -, and bring P - -. I need him, too.



4.-GIGANTIWORD

Fill in the blanks to complete the word below.

P - - F - - C T - R - N - - S



5.-Find the anagrammed alternates to each of the following words:

TRIBES (2 words)

UNABLE (2 words)

TREADS (3 words)



6.-Find the number that best completes the sequence below.

19 37 55 73 9?



7.- Fill in the blanks with words that are pronounced the same but have different meanings and different spellings.

1) Emanations ___________ Bring up ___________
Tear down _________

2) Attend __________ A unit of measure _____________



8- Matthew had $2 to spend. He wanted to buy jelly beans and licorice sticks. He paid $1.50 for 5 jelly beans and 20 licorice sticks. For the same amount he could have bought 10 jelly beans and 10 licorice sticks. How much did each item cost?



9-TWO FOR ONE

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

1) Whole word: Serious

2) Two words: a: part of the body
b: home for a bird



10.-METAMORPHOSIS

1) Add an "L" to a word for a vessel that floats to find a word that means "swell"

2) Add an "M" to a word which means "alternate" to find a word for a family member.



11.- Make your way from MEAT to FISH in only four steps, changing one letter at a time to make a good English word at each step:

MEAT
_ _ _ _
_ _ _ _
_ _ _ _

FISH


12.- TRICKY CAT

Four words with "cat" in them fit the definitions below.

a) a disaster

b) a type of boat

c) a listing

d) a religious building



13.- What one three-letter word can be placed in the blanks below to make four different words?

___________ DATE

___________ AGE

___________ DRAKE

___________ KIND



14.-How many common English words can you make from the letters below, using all five letters once in each word?

What are the words?

E I M S T



15.-First unscramble the letters in each word below, then unscramble the word order to create a Tom Swifty sentence.

MOT DAIS MI PLLYDRIFUE NO ESE OT NI TTABHIA ISFARA LNSIO NOW HTIER NGGIO.



16.-Following the pattern, fill in the missing below.

May 5

October 11

March 9

April __?



17.- A well-known statement has been put into very fancy language below. Can you put it back into everyday English?

An overabundance of individuals engaged in culinary activities related to the preparation of liquid nourishment may produce a totally unsatisfactory result.



18.-Can you find the word that becomes plural when you add one "S" to it and becomes singular and changes gender when you two "Ss"?



19.- PALINDROME PALS

A palindrome is a word, sentence or group of words that reads the same backward or forward.

What Senor Diaz says after he fires his secretary, Ida.



20.- Find the word that fits the definitions below when its 1) a whole word and 2) divided into two words.

1) Whole word: pained expression

2) Two words: a: severe b: star performer



21.-See If You Can Figure Out What These Words Have In Common........

Assess
Banana
Dresser
Grammar
Potato
Revive
Uneven
Voodoo


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