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  • Question

  • hi
    is there  any book for solving puzzles...
    Monday, February 26, 2007 1:38 PM

Answers

  • The best book for puzzle is

    1. Sakuntala devi - Puzzle to puzzle u
    2. Sakuntala deve - More puzzles

    Most of the companies as puzzles same as in R.S.Aggarwal but without choices....
    Friday, March 9, 2007 5:21 PM
  • what kind of book u want to solve which kind of puzzles?????

    pls be more specific.....

    Thursday, March 8, 2007 5:44 AM
  • i think the book-- puzzles by jorge summers is the best book for solving puzzles..u can master the way of solving by learning this book....
    Friday, March 9, 2007 7:44 PM
  • actually George summers books r meant to develop logical thinking...u cant call it a puzzle...but its a kinda puzzle mostly they r of brain teaser type...
    Saturday, March 10, 2007 8:13 AM
  • i suggest u mostly

    the puzzles written by

    sakuntala devi

    Wednesday, March 14, 2007 1:37 PM
  • i am not aware of puzzles . so u plz tell what are the different types of puzzles ...
    Thursday, March 15, 2007 12:16 PM
  • thank u..

    in those books whether the ans will be there???
    Thursday, March 15, 2007 12:17 PM
  • hey you really study that book...

    is in it difficult to follow???
    Thursday, March 15, 2007 12:19 PM
  • did you studied George summers books ???

    was it useful ???
    Thursday, March 15, 2007 12:20 PM
  • 1. Sakuntala devi - Puzzle to puzzle u
    2. Sakuntala deve - More puzzles
    friend you refer this book
    u can get more knowledge

    Thursday, March 15, 2007 12:21 PM
  • the puzzles in those books will be helpful for placement????
    Thursday, March 15, 2007 12:25 PM
  • of course!!
    it will helpfull for you
    infosys asking only puzzles friends????

    by solving the puzzles your lateral thinking also improve
    Thursday, March 15, 2007 12:50 PM
  • ya i know infosys  asking only puzzles..

    but can you tell what material will suitable for infosys??
    Thursday, March 22, 2007 3:34 PM
  • Infosys had changed the pattern ..
    now they do not ask puzzzle..
    they now ask ques from
    RS AGARWAL both fm reasoning and verbal book..

    reg. TCS  they ask ques from GRE book.......
    Thursday, April 12, 2007 7:37 AM
  • some funny puzzles asked in companies...
    Take the letters ERGRO. Put three letters in front of it, and the same three letters behind to form a common English word.
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 9:51 AM
  • What number gives the same result when it is added to 1.5 as when it is multiplied by 1.5?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 9:52 AM
  • What do the words below have in common?

    ADAM CLAIM GALL BUOY FOND RAMP
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 9:52 AM
  • Which of the following words is the
    odd-one-out?

    IBIS IBEX ORYX SIKA ZEBU
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 9:52 AM
  • Which of these numbers is the odd-one-out?

    43    26    50    37    17    82
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 9:53 AM
  • Rearrange the letters of the following phrase to give the name of a U.S. state:
    VIEWING A STIR
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 9:53 AM
  • Here is a quotation with all the spaces and vowels removed. What is the quotation?

    MNCNNTBTCRFLNTHCHCFHSNMS
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 9:53 AM
  • The following number has a rather special characteristic. What makes it unique?

    8,549,176,320
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 9:54 AM
  • What do the following numbers have in common?

    3    7    10    11    12
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 9:54 AM
  • Here are the names of four flowers with the vowels removed. What are the four flowers?
    GRNM  GRDN  CLMBN  CLNDN
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 9:54 AM
  • What do the following words have in common?
    HOUSE  SHANK  WOOD  FLY  HORN
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 9:55 AM
  • What is the next number in this series?

    5   25   61   113   181   ..
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 9:55 AM
  • Rearrange the following letters to give the name of a famous singer.

    WESTERN VIDEO
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 9:55 AM
  • What do the following words have in common?

    FAST   THROUGH   DOWN   AWAY   WATER   NECK
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 9:56 AM
  • Arrange the following words into suitable pairs.
    MAN  HERO  HIGH  RAIN
    MOON  NOON  LOCAL  PAPER
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 9:56 AM
  • What is the next number in this series?

    101   103   107   109   113   127   ..
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 9:56 AM
  • Rearrange the following letters to give the title of a popular song.

    ECHO IN MUDDY LANE
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 9:57 AM
  • What do the following words have in common?

    WORK HOBBY WAR SEA RACE
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 9:57 AM
  • What do the following names have in common?

    Donald Arnold Nevada Tiberius Tweedledum
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 9:57 AM
  • Peter picked one pepper more than Paul. Pat picked one pepper more than Pam. Peter and Paul picked 10 more peppers than Pat and Pam. Peter, Paul, Pat and Pam picked 60 peppers. How many peppers did Peter pick?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 9:57 AM
  • Can you make a target number 37 by using five 5s? You can use any math operator as you want. There are at least two different ways.
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:36 AM
  • A magic square is an arrangement of the numbers from 1 to N^2(n-square) in an N x N matrix, with each number occurring exactly once. There is a 4 by 4 magic square variation as shown in the figure. The sum of the entries of any row, any column, or any main diagonal is the same, but all the numbers are not consecutive. The starting number is not 1 either. Please fill the blanks to finish this magic square.
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:37 AM
  • What do the following words have in common?
    IRISH  MASTER  ROUSE
    CHAMPION  VIOLENT
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:41 AM
  • What is the next number in this series?

    149, 162, 536, 496, 481, ..
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:41 AM
  • Complete these words by inserting the same three letters in each.

    B---LE    R---ENT    L---UE
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:41 AM
  •  Rearrange these letters to form the title of a Clint Eastwood movie:

    MAYOR'S FILM TYPE
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:42 AM
  • What do the following words have in common?

    ROW  RACK  RAGE  GAIN  KING
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:42 AM
  • Rearrange these letters to form two different eight-letter words:

    B  F  H  I  L  O  S  W
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:42 AM
  • A hand of cards consists of one Queen, two Diamonds, three Aces, and four Spades. What is the minimum number of cards the hand could contain?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:42 AM
  • The word FACETIOUSLY contains the vowels A, E, I, O and U, plus Y, in alphabetical order. Can you think of another English word that does the same?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:43 AM
  • Beth is 16 years younger than Jo. In 10 years time Jo will be twice as old as Beth. How old are they now?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:43 AM
  • Find a one-word anagram of PEPSI-COLA.
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:43 AM
  • Rearrange the following letters to form two different eight-letter words.

    C  E  L  N  O  O  S  S
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:44 AM
  • Replace the missing vowels to find five animals.

    GRLL    GZLL    CHTH    LND    MPL
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:44 AM
  • Rearrange the following letters to form a well-known proverb.

    THINKER HITS OIL OTHERWISE
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:44 AM
  • Three fish have a total weight of 15 pounds. The lightest is one quarter the weight of the other two together, and the heaviest is one pound less than the weight of the other two together. How much does each fish weigh?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:44 AM
  • What are the next four letters in this series.

    Y  Y  H  L  Y  E  Y  T  ..
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:45 AM
  • What do the following words have in common?

    DATE   AGE   GROVE   DRAKE   GO
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:45 AM
  • What do the following words have in common?

    MELLOW  SLACK  CLUE  GROWN  BOLD
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:45 AM
  • The difference between the squares of two consecutive positive whole numbers is 25.
    What are the two numbers?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:46 AM
  • Rearrange the following letters to form the title of a 1980 movie.

    VAMPIRE IN JET BAN
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:46 AM
  • Complete these words by inserting the same three letters in each.

    RO---T    DISA---E    AM---H
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:46 AM
  • What do the following words have in common?

    RED  ROSE  WORM  COTTON  BRUSH
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:46 AM
  • Rearrange the following letters to form a single word.

    MAN USES METER
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:47 AM
  • What number gives the same result when it is added to five as when it is multiplied by five?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:47 AM
  • Name five musical instruments, all to be found in an orchestra, and all beginning with the letter T.
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:47 AM
  • Rearrange these letters to give four different 6-letter words:

    B  E  L  S  T  U
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:48 AM
  • What is the next number in this series?


    2  4  8  10  20  ?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:48 AM
  • Complete the word inside the brackets that means the same as the words outside the brackets.

    MOVE (S___) PRISON
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:48 AM
  • One of the words in this puzzle is spelt incorrectly. Which one?

    PRECEDE  DELICACY  PARALLEL
    RHYTHM  SEPARATE  DECEIVE
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:48 AM
  • Rearrange these letters to give the name of a famous jazz musician:

    ROUSING MORTALS
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:49 AM
  • A driver sets out on a 20-mile trip. When he has gone halfway he finds he has averaged 25 mph. At what speed must he travel the rest of the way to make his overall average speed for the trip 40 mph?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:49 AM
  • Complete the word inside the brackets that means the same as the words outside the brackets.

    BEAR (B____) STREAM
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:49 AM
  • Which of these words is the odd-one-out?

    BENEFIT  FLOTSAM  HIJACK
    ROSEBUD  SUITED  TRUMPETER
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:49 AM
  • Rearrange these letters to give the title of a 1970 movie:

    BILL MET GIANT
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:50 AM
  • What time is it when the number of minutes since midnight is nine times the number of minutes before noon?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:50 AM
  • Complete these words by inserting the same three letters in each.

    EL---SE    HE---AD
    CA---H    S---PER
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:50 AM
  • What do the following words have in common?

    FALL  FLOWER  PIPE
    LASS  SHIELD  SOCK
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:50 AM
  • Rearrange these letters to give the title of a classic 19th century novel:

    EXOTIC AGE PATTERNS
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:51 AM
  • Bill's number is 35, Mary's number is 57, and John's number is 47.

    What is Jane's number?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:51 AM
  • Complete these words by inserting the same three letters in each.

    F---IA    FI---O    N---ENT
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:51 AM
  • Can you spot anything at all remarkable about this list of words?

    FLUFF  IRAQI  ROBIN  SANTA  TOTAL
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:52 AM
  • Rearrange each of these girls' names to give a boy's name.

    DOLLY  DIANA  IRENE  LYNNE
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:12 AM
  • What should the tenth number in this series be?

    3, 3, 5, 4, 4, 3, 5, 5, 4, ?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:12 AM
  • A man, when asked by his niece how old he was, replied, "My age is now four times yours, but five years ago it was five times yours." How old was he?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:12 AM
  • Complete these words by inserting the same three letters in each.

    A---BIC    CON---N    VI---OY
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:13 AM
  • Rearrange the following letters to give the title of a 1979 movie.

    OWN COSY APPEAL
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:13 AM
  • How much more available capacity is there is in twenty four-gallon cans that are half full than in twenty-four gallon cans that are half empty?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:13 AM
  • What do the following words have in common?

    REST  PIECE  BAND  LAND  STAND
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:13 AM
  • Complete these words by inserting the same three letters in each.

    M---EW    M---ER    EV---OER
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:14 AM
  • Rearrange the following letters to give two different 11-letter words.


    A C D E E I N O R S T
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:14 AM
  • Replace the asterisks by the correct mathematical signs to make the expression equal to 99.

    16 * 12 * 2 * 3 = 99
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:14 AM
  • What do the following words have in common?

    TO  BACK  OFF  SQUARE  SAIL
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:15 AM
  • Complete these words by inserting the same three letters in each.

    TE---ER    S---ET    EAR---E
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:15 AM
  • Rearrange the letters of the following phrase to give the title of a 1975 movie.

    EIGHTEEN ACTORS IN
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:17 AM
  • There is a logical pattern to the following series of numbers. What are the next three numbers in the series?

    15  21  25  27  33  35  39  ..
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:18 AM
  • What do the following words have in common?


    BEAGLE BROOK STEAL SCOOT STERN
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:18 AM
  • Here are the names of four modern playwrights with vowels, spaces and punctuation removed. Who are they?

    HRLDPNTR  NLSMN  GNNLL  JRTN
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:18 AM
  • Solve each of these anagrams to give the name of an American novelist:

    Move your mouse over each anagram to reveal the answer.

    GRAVE IDOL

    NOT REVISING

    SHARE IT ALL

    WHAT I RECALL

    ILLUSION ERA

    HUMANE WORK

    JOKE HID PUN

    DUDE WITH MEN
    PERVERSE DIET

    UNSOCIAL PRINT

    MAN TO CAPTURE

    OTHERS GRAB ME

    DRUM OR BULLET

    NEAR ROLE MODEL

    AMERICA LET US GO

    LIKELY SPICE MAN
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:19 AM
  • The capital and a former capital of a certain country are anagrams of one another. What is the country?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:24 AM
  • What do these words have in common?

    CASE  GUIDE  HAND  LOG  SCRAP
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:24 AM
  • Rearrange the letters of the following phrase to form the title of a TV drama series.

    A PERSON SHOT
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:24 AM
  • There is one number less than 1000 that gives a remainder of 1 when it is divided by 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 or 8. What is that number?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:24 AM
  • Can you think of a common word that contains double C, double S and double L? Can you think of a second one?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:25 AM
  • In the store small peaches were 8 cents each and large peaches were 13 cents each. I bought some of each, spending $1.00 altogether. How many small peaches and how many large peaches did I buy?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:25 AM
  • Rearrange the letters of the following phrase to form the name of a movie star.

    RIGHT FEE IN A FILM
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:25 AM
  • Find a number less than 100 that is increased by one-fifth of its value when its digits are reversed.
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:25 AM
  • Tom is 40, Jerry is 13. How many years ago was Tom four times as old as Jerry?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:26 AM
  • What do the following words have in common?

    CHILDHOOD  HAND  NATURE  WIND  FIDDLE
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:26 AM
  • Rearrange the letters of the following phrase to form the name of a well-known film director.

    COLD POPCORN AFFAIRS
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:26 AM
  • Complete the following words by inserting the same three letters in each.

    B---ON  C---TER  G---TY  ME---ED
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:26 AM
  • The time is twenty-six minutes to one in the afternoon. The year is 1978, and the date is May 6th. What is the significance of this?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:27 AM
  • What do the following numbers - and only these numbers - have in common?

    3  7  10  11  12
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:27 AM
  • Rearrange the letters of the following phrase to form the name of a capital building.

    ONE OLD FORT NOW
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:27 AM
  • Here is a quotation with all the spaces and vowels removed. What is the quotation?

    TRRSHMNTFRGVDVN
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:27 AM
  • What do the following words have in common?

    BALL  WAY  BROW
    TAIL   ROAD   LIGHT
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:28 AM
  • A pound of apples and a pound of bananas cost $3.65, a pound of bananas and a pound of cherries cost $4.95, and a pound of apples and a pound of cherries cost $6.10.
    What is the price per pound of each fruit?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:30 AM
  • Rearrange these letters to form four different six-letter words:

    E  E  N  R  U  T
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:30 AM
  • Complete these words by inserting the same three letters in each:

    S---GH   F---RISH   C---DY
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:31 AM
  • Rearrange these letters to give the name of a popular singer:

    HEAR INFANT LARK
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:31 AM
  • Five kids were sharing out a box of candies. Alex took one-third, Bobby took one-quarter, Cass took one-fifth, and Danny took one-sixth. That left six candies as Emily's share. How many candies were there altogether?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:31 AM
  • Complete the word inside the brackets that means the same as the words outside the brackets.

    REAR (S____) SEVERE
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:31 AM
  • Which of these words is the odd-one-out?

    DOG  BEAR  COW
    EWE  HARE  RAM
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:32 AM
  • What do these words have in common?

    ELBOWS  BALANCED  GRIMACES
    SHAKESPEARE  CROSSWORDS
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:32 AM
  • Seven men arrive at a meeting, and each of them shakes hands once with each of the others. How many handshakes does that make?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:32 AM
  • Complete these words by inserting the same three letters in each.

    IM---EL    EX---SE    S---GLE
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:32 AM
  • Rearrange these letters to give the title of a Clint Eastwood movie:

    GIRLISH PATHFINDER
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:33 AM
  • What do these words have in common?

    HOLSTER  BACHELOR  BLISSFUL  RAVELING
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:33 AM
  • In a game of chess, how many different choices do you have for your first move?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:33 AM
  • Complete these words by inserting the same three letters in each.

    RH---ME    HOR---N    SCH---ID
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:33 AM
  • Rearrange these letters to give the title of a 1987 movie:

    MEREST PLETHORA
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:34 AM
  • What do the following words have in common?

    PIG  PONY  BOB
    DOVE  SWALLOW  COTTON
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:34 AM
  • A certain number consists of two digits. The number is equal to five times the sum of its digits. If you add 9 to the number, the order of its digits is reversed. What is the number?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:34 AM
  • Rearrange the following letters to give the name of a popular movie:

    IF TUNES DO SO MUCH
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:35 AM
  • Complete these words by inserting the same three letters in each one.

    ANA___Y  CO___NE  PRO___UE  S__AN
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:35 AM
  • What number should come next in this series

    479126   62974   4796   697  ?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:35 AM
  • Rearrange the following letters to give two different 9-letter words.

    A  C  C  E  H  I  M  N  S
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:35 AM
  • 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?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:35 AM
  • If solving word puzzles if one of the things at which you are proficient, see if you can think of a 9-letter word that contains only one vowel.
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:36 AM
  • Supply the missing vowels to give six 6-letter names of countries.

    BLZ  CND  KWT  MLW  MXC  PNM
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:36 AM
  • Rearrange the following letters in three different ways to give three different 8-letter words.
    A  A  E  L  N  P  R  T
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:36 AM
  • What three letters can be placed in front of each of these words to form a new word?

    Sport  Sword  Sage  Sable  Time
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:37 AM
  • A man died, leaving $10,000,000 for his widow, 5 sons and 4 daughters. Each daughter received an equal amount, each son received twice as much as a daughter, and the widow received three times as much as a son. How much did the widow receive?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:37 AM
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All replies

  • what kind of book u want to solve which kind of puzzles?????

    pls be more specific.....

    Thursday, March 8, 2007 5:44 AM
  • The best book for puzzle is

    1. Sakuntala devi - Puzzle to puzzle u
    2. Sakuntala deve - More puzzles

    Most of the companies as puzzles same as in R.S.Aggarwal but without choices....
    Friday, March 9, 2007 5:21 PM
  • i think the book-- puzzles by jorge summers is the best book for solving puzzles..u can master the way of solving by learning this book....
    Friday, March 9, 2007 7:44 PM
  • actually George summers books r meant to develop logical thinking...u cant call it a puzzle...but its a kinda puzzle mostly they r of brain teaser type...
    Saturday, March 10, 2007 8:13 AM
  • i suggest u mostly

    the puzzles written by

    sakuntala devi

    Wednesday, March 14, 2007 1:37 PM
  • i am not aware of puzzles . so u plz tell what are the different types of puzzles ...
    Thursday, March 15, 2007 12:16 PM
  • thank u..

    in those books whether the ans will be there???
    Thursday, March 15, 2007 12:17 PM
  • hey you really study that book...

    is in it difficult to follow???
    Thursday, March 15, 2007 12:19 PM
  • did you studied George summers books ???

    was it useful ???
    Thursday, March 15, 2007 12:20 PM
  • 1. Sakuntala devi - Puzzle to puzzle u
    2. Sakuntala deve - More puzzles
    friend you refer this book
    u can get more knowledge

    Thursday, March 15, 2007 12:21 PM
  • the puzzles in those books will be helpful for placement????
    Thursday, March 15, 2007 12:25 PM
  • of course!!
    it will helpfull for you
    infosys asking only puzzles friends????

    by solving the puzzles your lateral thinking also improve
    Thursday, March 15, 2007 12:50 PM
  • ya i know infosys  asking only puzzles..

    but can you tell what material will suitable for infosys??
    Thursday, March 22, 2007 3:34 PM
  • Infosys had changed the pattern ..
    now they do not ask puzzzle..
    they now ask ques from
    RS AGARWAL both fm reasoning and verbal book..

    reg. TCS  they ask ques from GRE book.......
    Thursday, April 12, 2007 7:37 AM
  • some funny puzzles asked in companies...
    Take the letters ERGRO. Put three letters in front of it, and the same three letters behind to form a common English word.
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 9:51 AM
  • What number gives the same result when it is added to 1.5 as when it is multiplied by 1.5?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 9:52 AM
  • What do the words below have in common?

    ADAM CLAIM GALL BUOY FOND RAMP
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 9:52 AM
  • Which of the following words is the
    odd-one-out?

    IBIS IBEX ORYX SIKA ZEBU
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 9:52 AM
  • Which of these numbers is the odd-one-out?

    43    26    50    37    17    82
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 9:53 AM
  • Rearrange the letters of the following phrase to give the name of a U.S. state:
    VIEWING A STIR
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 9:53 AM
  • Here is a quotation with all the spaces and vowels removed. What is the quotation?

    MNCNNTBTCRFLNTHCHCFHSNMS
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 9:53 AM
  • The following number has a rather special characteristic. What makes it unique?

    8,549,176,320
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 9:54 AM
  • What do the following numbers have in common?

    3    7    10    11    12
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 9:54 AM
  • Here are the names of four flowers with the vowels removed. What are the four flowers?
    GRNM  GRDN  CLMBN  CLNDN
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 9:54 AM
  • What do the following words have in common?
    HOUSE  SHANK  WOOD  FLY  HORN
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 9:55 AM
  • What is the next number in this series?

    5   25   61   113   181   ..
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 9:55 AM
  • Rearrange the following letters to give the name of a famous singer.

    WESTERN VIDEO
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 9:55 AM
  • What do the following words have in common?

    FAST   THROUGH   DOWN   AWAY   WATER   NECK
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 9:56 AM
  • Arrange the following words into suitable pairs.
    MAN  HERO  HIGH  RAIN
    MOON  NOON  LOCAL  PAPER
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 9:56 AM
  • What is the next number in this series?

    101   103   107   109   113   127   ..
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 9:56 AM
  • Rearrange the following letters to give the title of a popular song.

    ECHO IN MUDDY LANE
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 9:57 AM
  • What do the following words have in common?

    WORK HOBBY WAR SEA RACE
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 9:57 AM
  • What do the following names have in common?

    Donald Arnold Nevada Tiberius Tweedledum
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 9:57 AM
  • Peter picked one pepper more than Paul. Pat picked one pepper more than Pam. Peter and Paul picked 10 more peppers than Pat and Pam. Peter, Paul, Pat and Pam picked 60 peppers. How many peppers did Peter pick?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 9:57 AM
  • Can you make a target number 37 by using five 5s? You can use any math operator as you want. There are at least two different ways.
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:36 AM
  • A magic square is an arrangement of the numbers from 1 to N^2(n-square) in an N x N matrix, with each number occurring exactly once. There is a 4 by 4 magic square variation as shown in the figure. The sum of the entries of any row, any column, or any main diagonal is the same, but all the numbers are not consecutive. The starting number is not 1 either. Please fill the blanks to finish this magic square.
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:37 AM
  • What do the following words have in common?
    IRISH  MASTER  ROUSE
    CHAMPION  VIOLENT
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:41 AM
  • What is the next number in this series?

    149, 162, 536, 496, 481, ..
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:41 AM
  • Complete these words by inserting the same three letters in each.

    B---LE    R---ENT    L---UE
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:41 AM
  •  Rearrange these letters to form the title of a Clint Eastwood movie:

    MAYOR'S FILM TYPE
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:42 AM
  • What do the following words have in common?

    ROW  RACK  RAGE  GAIN  KING
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:42 AM
  • Rearrange these letters to form two different eight-letter words:

    B  F  H  I  L  O  S  W
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:42 AM
  • A hand of cards consists of one Queen, two Diamonds, three Aces, and four Spades. What is the minimum number of cards the hand could contain?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:42 AM
  • The word FACETIOUSLY contains the vowels A, E, I, O and U, plus Y, in alphabetical order. Can you think of another English word that does the same?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:43 AM
  • Beth is 16 years younger than Jo. In 10 years time Jo will be twice as old as Beth. How old are they now?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:43 AM
  • Find a one-word anagram of PEPSI-COLA.
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:43 AM
  • Rearrange the following letters to form two different eight-letter words.

    C  E  L  N  O  O  S  S
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:44 AM
  • Replace the missing vowels to find five animals.

    GRLL    GZLL    CHTH    LND    MPL
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:44 AM
  • Rearrange the following letters to form a well-known proverb.

    THINKER HITS OIL OTHERWISE
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:44 AM
  • Three fish have a total weight of 15 pounds. The lightest is one quarter the weight of the other two together, and the heaviest is one pound less than the weight of the other two together. How much does each fish weigh?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:44 AM
  • What are the next four letters in this series.

    Y  Y  H  L  Y  E  Y  T  ..
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:45 AM
  • What do the following words have in common?

    DATE   AGE   GROVE   DRAKE   GO
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:45 AM
  • What do the following words have in common?

    MELLOW  SLACK  CLUE  GROWN  BOLD
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:45 AM
  • The difference between the squares of two consecutive positive whole numbers is 25.
    What are the two numbers?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:46 AM
  • Rearrange the following letters to form the title of a 1980 movie.

    VAMPIRE IN JET BAN
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:46 AM
  • Complete these words by inserting the same three letters in each.

    RO---T    DISA---E    AM---H
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:46 AM
  • What do the following words have in common?

    RED  ROSE  WORM  COTTON  BRUSH
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:46 AM
  • Rearrange the following letters to form a single word.

    MAN USES METER
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:47 AM
  • What number gives the same result when it is added to five as when it is multiplied by five?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:47 AM
  • Name five musical instruments, all to be found in an orchestra, and all beginning with the letter T.
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:47 AM
  • Rearrange these letters to give four different 6-letter words:

    B  E  L  S  T  U
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:48 AM
  • What is the next number in this series?


    2  4  8  10  20  ?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:48 AM
  • Complete the word inside the brackets that means the same as the words outside the brackets.

    MOVE (S___) PRISON
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:48 AM
  • One of the words in this puzzle is spelt incorrectly. Which one?

    PRECEDE  DELICACY  PARALLEL
    RHYTHM  SEPARATE  DECEIVE
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:48 AM
  • Rearrange these letters to give the name of a famous jazz musician:

    ROUSING MORTALS
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:49 AM
  • A driver sets out on a 20-mile trip. When he has gone halfway he finds he has averaged 25 mph. At what speed must he travel the rest of the way to make his overall average speed for the trip 40 mph?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:49 AM
  • Complete the word inside the brackets that means the same as the words outside the brackets.

    BEAR (B____) STREAM
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:49 AM
  • Which of these words is the odd-one-out?

    BENEFIT  FLOTSAM  HIJACK
    ROSEBUD  SUITED  TRUMPETER
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:49 AM
  • Rearrange these letters to give the title of a 1970 movie:

    BILL MET GIANT
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:50 AM
  • What time is it when the number of minutes since midnight is nine times the number of minutes before noon?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:50 AM
  • Complete these words by inserting the same three letters in each.

    EL---SE    HE---AD
    CA---H    S---PER
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:50 AM
  • What do the following words have in common?

    FALL  FLOWER  PIPE
    LASS  SHIELD  SOCK
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:50 AM
  • Rearrange these letters to give the title of a classic 19th century novel:

    EXOTIC AGE PATTERNS
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:51 AM
  • Bill's number is 35, Mary's number is 57, and John's number is 47.

    What is Jane's number?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:51 AM
  • Complete these words by inserting the same three letters in each.

    F---IA    FI---O    N---ENT
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:51 AM
  • Can you spot anything at all remarkable about this list of words?

    FLUFF  IRAQI  ROBIN  SANTA  TOTAL
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:52 AM
  • Rearrange each of these girls' names to give a boy's name.

    DOLLY  DIANA  IRENE  LYNNE
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:12 AM
  • What should the tenth number in this series be?

    3, 3, 5, 4, 4, 3, 5, 5, 4, ?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:12 AM
  • A man, when asked by his niece how old he was, replied, "My age is now four times yours, but five years ago it was five times yours." How old was he?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:12 AM
  • Complete these words by inserting the same three letters in each.

    A---BIC    CON---N    VI---OY
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:13 AM
  • Rearrange the following letters to give the title of a 1979 movie.

    OWN COSY APPEAL
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:13 AM
  • How much more available capacity is there is in twenty four-gallon cans that are half full than in twenty-four gallon cans that are half empty?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:13 AM
  • What do the following words have in common?

    REST  PIECE  BAND  LAND  STAND
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:13 AM
  • Complete these words by inserting the same three letters in each.

    M---EW    M---ER    EV---OER
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:14 AM
  • Rearrange the following letters to give two different 11-letter words.


    A C D E E I N O R S T
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:14 AM
  • Replace the asterisks by the correct mathematical signs to make the expression equal to 99.

    16 * 12 * 2 * 3 = 99
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:14 AM
  • What do the following words have in common?

    TO  BACK  OFF  SQUARE  SAIL
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:15 AM
  • Complete these words by inserting the same three letters in each.

    TE---ER    S---ET    EAR---E
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:15 AM
  • Rearrange the letters of the following phrase to give the title of a 1975 movie.

    EIGHTEEN ACTORS IN
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:17 AM
  • There is a logical pattern to the following series of numbers. What are the next three numbers in the series?

    15  21  25  27  33  35  39  ..
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:18 AM
  • What do the following words have in common?


    BEAGLE BROOK STEAL SCOOT STERN
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:18 AM
  • Here are the names of four modern playwrights with vowels, spaces and punctuation removed. Who are they?

    HRLDPNTR  NLSMN  GNNLL  JRTN
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:18 AM
  • Solve each of these anagrams to give the name of an American novelist:

    Move your mouse over each anagram to reveal the answer.

    GRAVE IDOL

    NOT REVISING

    SHARE IT ALL

    WHAT I RECALL

    ILLUSION ERA

    HUMANE WORK

    JOKE HID PUN

    DUDE WITH MEN
    PERVERSE DIET

    UNSOCIAL PRINT

    MAN TO CAPTURE

    OTHERS GRAB ME

    DRUM OR BULLET

    NEAR ROLE MODEL

    AMERICA LET US GO

    LIKELY SPICE MAN
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:19 AM
  • The capital and a former capital of a certain country are anagrams of one another. What is the country?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:24 AM
  • What do these words have in common?

    CASE  GUIDE  HAND  LOG  SCRAP
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:24 AM
  • Rearrange the letters of the following phrase to form the title of a TV drama series.

    A PERSON SHOT
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:24 AM
  • There is one number less than 1000 that gives a remainder of 1 when it is divided by 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 or 8. What is that number?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:24 AM
  • Can you think of a common word that contains double C, double S and double L? Can you think of a second one?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:25 AM
  • In the store small peaches were 8 cents each and large peaches were 13 cents each. I bought some of each, spending $1.00 altogether. How many small peaches and how many large peaches did I buy?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:25 AM
  • Rearrange the letters of the following phrase to form the name of a movie star.

    RIGHT FEE IN A FILM
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:25 AM
  • Find a number less than 100 that is increased by one-fifth of its value when its digits are reversed.
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:25 AM
  • Tom is 40, Jerry is 13. How many years ago was Tom four times as old as Jerry?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:26 AM
  • What do the following words have in common?

    CHILDHOOD  HAND  NATURE  WIND  FIDDLE
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:26 AM
  • Rearrange the letters of the following phrase to form the name of a well-known film director.

    COLD POPCORN AFFAIRS
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:26 AM
  • Complete the following words by inserting the same three letters in each.

    B---ON  C---TER  G---TY  ME---ED
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:26 AM
  • The time is twenty-six minutes to one in the afternoon. The year is 1978, and the date is May 6th. What is the significance of this?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:27 AM
  • What do the following numbers - and only these numbers - have in common?

    3  7  10  11  12
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:27 AM
  • Rearrange the letters of the following phrase to form the name of a capital building.

    ONE OLD FORT NOW
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:27 AM
  • Here is a quotation with all the spaces and vowels removed. What is the quotation?

    TRRSHMNTFRGVDVN
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:27 AM
  • What do the following words have in common?

    BALL  WAY  BROW
    TAIL   ROAD   LIGHT
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:28 AM
  • A pound of apples and a pound of bananas cost $3.65, a pound of bananas and a pound of cherries cost $4.95, and a pound of apples and a pound of cherries cost $6.10.
    What is the price per pound of each fruit?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:30 AM
  • Rearrange these letters to form four different six-letter words:

    E  E  N  R  U  T
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:30 AM
  • Complete these words by inserting the same three letters in each:

    S---GH   F---RISH   C---DY
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:31 AM
  • Rearrange these letters to give the name of a popular singer:

    HEAR INFANT LARK
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:31 AM
  • Five kids were sharing out a box of candies. Alex took one-third, Bobby took one-quarter, Cass took one-fifth, and Danny took one-sixth. That left six candies as Emily's share. How many candies were there altogether?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:31 AM
  • Complete the word inside the brackets that means the same as the words outside the brackets.

    REAR (S____) SEVERE
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:31 AM
  • Which of these words is the odd-one-out?

    DOG  BEAR  COW
    EWE  HARE  RAM
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:32 AM
  • What do these words have in common?

    ELBOWS  BALANCED  GRIMACES
    SHAKESPEARE  CROSSWORDS
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:32 AM
  • Seven men arrive at a meeting, and each of them shakes hands once with each of the others. How many handshakes does that make?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:32 AM
  • Complete these words by inserting the same three letters in each.

    IM---EL    EX---SE    S---GLE
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:32 AM
  • Rearrange these letters to give the title of a Clint Eastwood movie:

    GIRLISH PATHFINDER
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:33 AM
  • What do these words have in common?

    HOLSTER  BACHELOR  BLISSFUL  RAVELING
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:33 AM
  • In a game of chess, how many different choices do you have for your first move?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:33 AM
  • Complete these words by inserting the same three letters in each.

    RH---ME    HOR---N    SCH---ID
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:33 AM
  • Rearrange these letters to give the title of a 1987 movie:

    MEREST PLETHORA
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:34 AM
  • What do the following words have in common?

    PIG  PONY  BOB
    DOVE  SWALLOW  COTTON
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:34 AM
  • A certain number consists of two digits. The number is equal to five times the sum of its digits. If you add 9 to the number, the order of its digits is reversed. What is the number?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:34 AM
  • Rearrange the following letters to give the name of a popular movie:

    IF TUNES DO SO MUCH
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:35 AM
  • Complete these words by inserting the same three letters in each one.

    ANA___Y  CO___NE  PRO___UE  S__AN
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:35 AM
  • What number should come next in this series

    479126   62974   4796   697  ?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:35 AM
  • Rearrange the following letters to give two different 9-letter words.

    A  C  C  E  H  I  M  N  S
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:35 AM
  • 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?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:35 AM
  • If solving word puzzles if one of the things at which you are proficient, see if you can think of a 9-letter word that contains only one vowel.
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:36 AM
  • Supply the missing vowels to give six 6-letter names of countries.

    BLZ  CND  KWT  MLW  MXC  PNM
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:36 AM
  • Rearrange the following letters in three different ways to give three different 8-letter words.
    A  A  E  L  N  P  R  T
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:36 AM
  • What three letters can be placed in front of each of these words to form a new word?

    Sport  Sword  Sage  Sable  Time
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:37 AM
  • A man died, leaving $10,000,000 for his widow, 5 sons and 4 daughters. Each daughter received an equal amount, each son received twice as much as a daughter, and the widow received three times as much as a son. How much did the widow receive?
    Wednesday, May 9, 2007 11:37 AM
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