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New Delhi-110 028 Cover Printed at Ravindra Printing Press.. Ltd.www. USA Cover design by Vision Studio Published by Orient Paperbacks (A division of Vision Books Pvt.) Madarsa Road. Delhi-110 006 . Inc.orientpaperbacks.com ISBN 81-222-0371-X 1st Published in Orient Paperbacks 2004 Brain-Flexing IQ Tests © 2002 Fraser Simpson Published in arrangement with Sterling Publishing Co. Kashmere Gate. Delhi-110 006 Printed in India at Rakesh Press.
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Or you can have fun with this book. 5 . then you must enjoy the idea of measuring your abilities even without an official scale. give yourself one extra point if you got at least 12 correct. there has been no attempt to standardize these tests in the way a psychologist might. You won't be able to get an official score. If you're the puzzle type. since despite the words 'IQ_Tests' in the title. take a boring standardized test. and if you want to use a time limit. Every test has 15 questions.Introduction Want to know how your brain measures up? You can go to a psychologist's office. including traditional IQ^book fare as well as other puzzle types. Or else you like puzzles. If you finish early. I hope you'll find lots here to keep you entertained. But who cares? If you were intrigued enough to pick up this book. and find out what you knew all along—that you're a genius. pay lots of money. give yourself exactly 30 minutes for each test.
. since you only missed four. you don't have to flip to the back to find the solutions. These 15-question tests are designed to fit into your schedule.. A pretty good score. you only missed three. (Nine's better than eight!) At least take heart that you're not off the chart. You did just fine. This may make your solving faster. Your mind was gone. Wow! Nice going. The tests aren't intended to get any harder or easier as you go through the book. but you'll probably find you'll get the hang of some of the repeated puzzle types as you go through.For a scoring system. Fraser Simpson 6 . you can use this rhyming chart: + 15 14 13 12 11 10 9 8 under 8 Well. Your brain is glowing! You're not only smart . I never. Whether you're solving on a train or just in a comfy chair at home. You're just too clever. This way. I wish you a brain-stimulating and entertaining time. (Was the TV on?) T h e book's format has each test laid out first followed directly by the answers to the test. (Ten's better than nine!) You did just great. you look the part! As you can see.
Because of the flood. 2. Fill in the next domino in this sequence. he gave away half of his toys plus half a toy. Every day. Change one of the letters in one of the words in this sentence to make a word that fits in the blank. Jack had 63 toys. On what day of the week did Jack give away his last toy? 7 .T e s t 13 1. we ended up with water all over the basement . 77 85 H K 69 61 N Q 53 45 3. On Sunday. starting on Sunday.
If the clock has struck a total of 21 in the last l}h hours. You don't need to rearrange the letters in the string. One minute ago. what hour did it just finish striking? 6. Add the same letter seven times (and appropriate spacing) to this string of letters and then respace the result to form four related words. W h i c h of A or B is equivalent to the original block rotated in three dimensions? Original block A B 7.4. DIVA DEAL ICON SUER 5. a clock that strikes only the hours just finished striking an hour. Change one letter in each of these four words and then respace the result without rearranging the letters to make a piece of tactical advice. L A V I L E S A P U L A S A R U M O Y X 8 .
The numbers in the diagrams combine in the same way to make correct arithmetic statements. Rhyme time! If a shameless dried grape is a BRAZEN R A I S I N . You don't have to rearrange any letters. BE A BIG WINNER—NO SLOUCH—A FLUKE 1 0 ... W h a t number is missing from the last diagram? . Remove exactly half of the letters in the sentence below to reveal a two-word phrase described by the sentence itself. what would you call a little stone in the resistance movement? 9.8.the answer is in the correct order from left to right.
CARTELS CRIMEAN MICRONS 15. Three related words have been written in a row without spaces and with the vowels removed.I I . IE AC 10 . What are the three words? L P H N T R M D L L N T L P 14.469 is divisible by only one twodigit palindrome. Rearrange the letters of each of these three words to form three related words. W h a t comes next in this sequence? 03 T3 T5 F4 F4 S3 S5 E5 12. The number 865. Insert the same four letters in each set of blanks to form flowers. Which one? 13.
Floor (changing the d in flood) 2. DIVIDE AND CONQUER 5. (Wed. 3).Answers for Test 1 1. the one it struck an hour ago. 0). 8 o'clock. it has struck three consecutive hours in the last 2% hours: the one it just struck. If the clock just finished striking. The sum is 6 + 7 + 8 = 21. The pairs below show: (day. (Tue. 15). 7). number of toys after donation) (Sun. 4. Friday. W T h e letters increase by numbers decrease by 8. and the 37 3. 31). (Mon. (Fri. and the one it struck two hours ago. 11 . (Thu 1). 3.
CARMINE. ARMADILLO. ELEPHANT. 12 . CRIMSON. If the number were divisible by any other twodigit palindrome. REBEL PEBBLE 9. 1 5 . N4. 14. then it would also be divisible by 11. So the answer must be 11 only. 12. These are the initial letters of each number from one to nine followed by the number of letters its word contains. 11. 1 1 . Since the word NINE starts with N and has four letters in it. Add the numbers outside each triangle to make the number within. ANTELOPE 1 4 . the next term is N4. I. The calculation is 4 + 4 + 6 = 14. SACRUM. Add seven C's to form these bones: CLAVICLE. S. All of these are shades of red. BEGINNER'S LUCK 1 0 .7. COCCYX 8. L. Insert the letters L. SCARLET. LILIES & LILACS. 1 3 . SCAPULA.
W O R S T SHEET can be rearranged to make the two words SHORT & S W E E T . NO INK. A B C D E F G H 13 . For example. Rearrange these letters to make a different pair of'this & that'words. B E S S 2 .T e s t 13 1 . write AB in that picture's blank. if pictures A and B go together w i t h the first picture at the bottom. M a t c h two of the lettered items with each picture in the bottom r o w by writing two letters in the blank.
on which date in June will she first have 60 dog treats in the house? 5. If Gillian has 30 dog treats in her house on June 1 before going to the store. 6. and every evening she gives 3 treats to her dog. A 1 D 3 E 8 I 2 L 6 M 4 N 7 0 10 p 9 T 5 14 . W h a t single letter can be inserted into each of these words to form three new words? RAGE SACK AREA 4. Every morning. He was fretful that he might gain weight if he ate even one more chocolote . Rearrange the italicized word in this sentence to make a word that will fill in the blank. Gillian goes to the store and buys 6 dog treats.3.
9. The middle column down totals twice the value of either of the two outside columns. You must have a word at each step. one letter at a time. and no letter stands for the same number as another letter. S O W S O I N K 15 . MCL. W h a t Roman numeral completes this pattern? X. in four steps. Each of the six letters below stands for one of the numbers from one to nine. C.7. Word Ladder: Change SOWS to 01NK. The value of E is 9. DL. Using the four clues. DXV. can you deduce the number represented by each letter? A B C D E F Clues A is the largest number in the top row across. Each row across totals 12. I 8.
Mountaineer/supple and lithe Stature/number of sides on a stop sign Fruit with a navel/canon's distance Drain fixer/cut wood 16 . W h a t is the word? A. The four letters removed spell a word.10. Here's a good one for crossword fans. W h a t is the word? 11. W h a t number gives the same amount when it is added to 3 as when it is multiplied by 3? 12. C. D. W h a t are the next two numbers in this sequence? 697 81 690 74 37 345 30 338 15 169 162 13. W h a t common English word contains the consecutive letter sequence XOP? 14. Complete each set of blanks to make two common English words. P R A H M R L A 15. Remove the first letter from the answer to the first clue to get the answer to the second clue. B. Fill in a letter to complete a six-letter word reading either clockwise or counterclockwise.
and scissors 3. The three words formed are RANGE. SNACK. paper (B). and sinker. because her morning purchase raises the number of treats in the house to 60. Add up the values for each letter in the word. N. CF. line (F). Although Gillian gains 3 treats per day. lettuce (G). she buys 6 more to bring the total to 60 for the first time. gaining 3 treats per day. a n d ARENA. and tomato. bacon (E). lock (A). POODLE = 9 + 10 + 1 0 + 3 + 6 + 8 = 4 6 DALMATIAN = 3 + 1 + 6 + 4 + 1 + 5 + 2 + 1 + 7 = 30 17 . DB hook (C).finswers for Test 2 1 . A H . the date on which she first has 60 teats in the house is the day after she was left with 54 treats. The next morning. and barrel. rock (D). She had 30 treats left on the evening of May 31. Truffle 6. 30. 5. SKIN & BONES 2. June 9. June 9. 4. EG. stock (H). she has 54 treats in the evening. In 8 days.
7. and then 8 ^ 2 = 4. If each row across totals 12. The entire pattern is a palindrome. APPROACH & UMBRELLA 1 5 . (h)eight. SINS. OINK 1 0 . C = 4. But A D E F must be the largest number 1 9 2 in its row. IV. Since the middle column is half the sum of all six numbers. and F = 2. and since E= 9. SINK. the sum is 12. D = 1. Subtract 7. it totals 12. Since E = 9. S O W S . (c)limber. 13. Thus. (p)lumber 18 . SONS. Saxophone 1 4 . then the sum of all six numbers is 24. so A = 5. so A and C are the numbers 5 and 4. the values of D and F must be 1 and 2 in some order. 8 and 4. and so on. divide by 2. or x = 3/2 (or IV2) 1 2 . We need 3x = x + 3. The B C outside columns add up to A 5 3 4 6. IV2. we know that B = 3. divide by 2. 8. so 2x = 3. the calculation is 15 . CHOP.7 = 8. In the bottom row. TRAGIC 11. subtract 7. 9. (o)range.
what is the maximum number of blocks that could be used to build it.T e s t 13 1. Circle one letter in each word below that can be changed to another letter to make a new word. What's the final word? CHEAT LATER OPINE CLONE PUREE 2. If the stack of blocks pictured here looks the same from all four directions. You must use the same replacement letter in each word. Use the same replacement letter with this word to make a final five-letter word. The letters you circle form a five-letter word. based on what you can see from this angle? 19 .
W h a t would she have to score on the fourth test to have an average of 81 on these four tests? 5.) TR ST MA TA C H N E ES AN 4. SAUTE. C A U G 20 . TASTE. Rise to the challenge: W h a t is the next word in this sequence? STARE. ASSET. Insert antonyms into the blanks to make two new words. SE LL becomes BASEBALL. STAVE. TAXES. Put the same pair of letters in both blanks to make a word.3. (For example. Fran scored 76 on her first three tests of the year. 6. W A S T E .
Match each picture in the top row with a picture in the bottom row by writing the corresponding letter in the blank. PUCTURES CESSATION ENUMERATION 21 . What seven-letter word completes this analogy? RIFFING is to GRIFFIN as ELATING is to 9. W h a t letter comes next? X W U R N I 1 0 . Solve these anagrams with the help of the pictures. A B C D 8.7. W h a t type of pipe can be represented by LEAFLET in a cryptogram? 11.
Fill in the letters to make a common word. EE E one-syllable 15. W h a t number completes the last diagram? 113 22 . Get your calculator! If an EGGSHELL amounts to 77345663. W h a t number completes the last diagram? 14. then what vehicle is worth 461375? 13.12.
9 blocks. On the last test she must compensate for these and score 81 + (3 x 5) = 96. The replacement letter is S. Spine. She needs to score 324 . in order. 23 . Method 1: Fran's total points collected on the first three tests are 3 * 76 = 228. STONE. laSer. S. 3.228 = 96. From the top down. Method 2: On each of the first three tests. 4 blocks. These are all anagrams of SEAT with one extra letter added. T. Y. U. The letters added. 4. 2. V. W. 5. But Fran wants to have a total of 4 x 81 = 324 for the four tests.76 = 5 points of her goal. they could have at maximum 1 block. The words formed are cheSt. E N T R E N C H . cloSe. are R. which can be changed to Stone. There are four layers. TOMATOES. CETACEAN POSTPONE. and 5 blocks. X. purSe. 19 blocks. The circled letters spell atone.Rnsuuers for Test 3 1. YEAST. 96. Fran is short 81 .
W o r d s that rhyme: fender/blender. Move back 1. podles/noodles. CANOEISTS. the number inside it should be 8 x 6 = 48. The letter 6 places before I is C. GELATIN. Since the octagon has 8 sides and is 6th in the sequence. 24 . then 3. 48. 13. Type each number into a calculator and then turn the calculator upside d o w n to read the words. then 5. Each number is the product of the number of sides in the shape enclosing it. T h e calculation is ( 9 x 9 ) + ( 1 0 x 10) = 1 8 1 . SLEIGH. carrot/parrot. C O R N C O B has the same substitution pattern as LEAFLET. C. SCREECHED 1 5 . 11. B C D A . 9. then 4. 14. A d d the squares of the two numbers at the top of each triangle to get the number at the bottom. multiplied by its position in the sequence. cHATEau & gLOVE 7. Move the G from the end to the beginning. PIECRUSTS. MOUNTAINEER 12. 1 0 . stencil/pencil 8. then 6. then 2. 1 8 1 .6.
then what would you call a more disgusting supermarket owner? 25 . Topic: M I N A L A S SHORE KESAN MALEC BRAZE CONOCAR NIPPOCURE LOMALAIRD 3. JULIE.T e s t 13 1. BXER EX ICT TOXIC KLA? BOXICTKI 2. W h a t is the answer to the question? PK STALK. The three underlined words are planets in our solar system. Unscramble the topic and the list. Homophone pairs: If the principal hair on a horse's neck is the MAIN MANE.
6 2 = 9 3 26 . What is the word? 7. Think of a word for the first blank.4. Fill in a letter to complete a six-letter word reading either clockwise or counterclockwise. such as bent pins and 5. Add two lines to make this a true equation. W h a t are the two words? I threw out all the items around the tailor's shop. W h a t is the next term in this sequence? 4 11 32 95 284 851 2552 _ 6. and remove one letter from the end to form the word for the second blank.
Find the area of the outlined region. What's the phrase? DEF MNO WXY vJLy # 9. The same three-letter word can be inserted into all three words to form longer words.The Darts Players Association wants the phone number 7 8 2 4263 because of the seven-letter phrase the number spells. The dots in this grid are one unit apart horizontally and vertically. W h a t word gets inserted? RI NG FF OIL N 27 . 10.
W h a t single letter can be inserted into each of these words to form three new words? PAIN MUCH MANY 12. W h a t number is missing from the last diagram? 3 6 9 2 28 . W O L G I R A E B U A L O E R R E T 15. How many times does it print the digit 5? 13. W h a t 15-letter word is represented in our unusual country code? Cuba Yip! Norway Greece Russia Vip! Turkey Zip! Laos Vip!Tunisia Xip! Yip! Nigeria Spain 14. You don't need to rearrange the letters in the string. The numbers in the diagrams combine in the same way to make correct arithmetic statements. A computer prints all of the numbers from 1 to 3456.11. Add the same letter six times (and appropriate spacing) to this string of letters to form four related words.
A U T H O R 7. so the calculation is 3 x 2552 . T. 'Is Venus. The rule is 3 x (previous) . Pluto. or Earth farthest from the Sun?' 2 .1 = 7655. ANIMALS. and U) you can match them up in the coded sentence and decode the remainder. 6. and by using their shared letters (E.1. EARTH. ARMADILLO 3. PORCUPINE.finswers for Test 4 1 . PLUTO (or J U L I E ) . Needless. ZEBRA. 7655. CAMEL. SNAKE. 6/2 = 8. The question reads. The only five-letters are VENUS. and PLUTO. needles 5. RACCOON. PUB 9/3 GAME 29 . HORSE. G R O S S E R GROCER 4.
11. for a total of 980 + 13 = 993 fives. 1500's. 10. 6Y2 square units. BUFFALO. and MANLY. There are 20 fives in the tens and ones places of one hundred numbers (10 in the ones place and 10 in the tens place).The countries'first letters give the consonants. 13. In each of the 500's. FERRET 15. Add six F's to form these animals: WOLF. L. and there are 13 such triangles. So from 1 to 3400 there are (34 x20) + (3 x 100) = 980 fives. 12. 30 . and 2500's there are 100 more fives in the hundreds places. One way to solve this is to divide up the g r i d into triangles. so the total area is 13 x Vi = 6V2 square units. GIRAFFE. And from 3400 to 3456 there are 13 more fives. S K I F F . M U L C H . The two numbers in the left column have the same product as the two numbers in the right column. CONGRATULATIONS. For the vowels. T h e three words formed are RISKING.9.The three words formed are PLAIN. The area of a triangle is half its base times its height. Vip! = A W i p ! = E (not used) Xip! = I Yip! = O Zip! = U 14. 12. SKI. 993 times. and OILSKIN. Each of the triangles below has an area of onehalf square units. The calculation is 8 x 9 -f 6 = 12.
Piece of yarn 31 . B. Find an example of such a year in the 19 t h century. Which of A. 2. Purplish-red B Wasteland C. or C belongs in the empty box? '•'v^ 1 A V V p-np B C 3. Think of three words meaning 'abandon' that also fit these definitions: A.Test 5 1. Some years look the same right-side-up as upsidedown.
On each line. Y33 C3N 3GN3R3 V3W3LS! 32 . 3F Y33 C3N F3G3R3 T H 3 S 33T. R h y m e time! If the queen's long-eared hound is a R E G A L B E A G L E . A. dock C.4. or C. duck 6. two six-letter words are woven together in order from left to right. goes with OCCUPATION so that it fits our matching scheme? C L E V E L A N D & flat A S T R O P H Y S I C S & prize L I F E L I N E S & cat A R C H I M E D E S & rang OCCUPATION & A. then what would you call only one shiver of excitement? 5. Can you figure out the two words in each case? VIPOURLEPTLE BSIUZTZLTEER SWINUTMERMER 7. W h i c h of the three choices. B. deck B.
Give the fifth and sixth in this familiar sequence: ST ND RD TH 10. Fill in a letter to complete a six-letter word reading either clockwise or counterclockwise. Think of a word for the first blank. and change one letter to form the word for the second blank. What. in four steps? You must have a word at each step. apples 33 . H A T E L O V E 9. one letter at a time.8.is the word? 11. What are the two words? Picking and eating Golden made me with joy. Word Ladder: Can you change HATE to LOVE.
A. B. E. Match the items on the left with those on the right. Insert a five-letter fruit. Personal automobile Demonstrator Jokester Show pain Blusher redone yellow carmine pungent shower 15. D.12. C. one letter per square. W h a t is the next term in this sequence? Q1 P2 R6 N24 V120 14. across the third row of this grid so that five common four-letter words are formed reading down. 0 w c H T 1 A T L E S W E P T 13. Fill in the two letters in each pair to make words that rhyme. Example: C R A N E TOU STE PAS TRAIN SCU W HI W AI 34 .
S I N G L E TINGLE 5. Maroon. chin. TROPHY. desert. strand 4.The hidden words are LE VEL.Answers for Test 5 1. FELINE. The lowercase word is a definition for a word hidden in the uppercase word. nest. The pictures represent a sequence of four-letter words that overlap by two leeters. 6. CHIMED. The sequence is Lima. A. IF Y O U CAN F I G U R E THIS OUT YOU CAN IGNORE V O W E L S ! All of the vowels are replaced by 3's. mane. VIOLET & P U R P L E BUTTER & S I Z Z L E SUMMER & WINTER 7. a n d PATIO. star. 35 . 3. A. arch. 1881 2. deck.
LOVE LOVE This sequence consists of the last pair of letters in the words first. F 7 2 0 . fifth. R O V E . 9. Blusher = red one D.8. Delicious. 13. A T O P . HATE. a n d LENT. The number is calculated 120 x 6 = 720.1 6 . sixth. TIME. TH & TH. Personal automobile = car mine C. HAVE. fourth. CHEW.EDACB E. LEMON. T h e w o r d s f o r m e d are: O W L S . C O V E .The letter 16 places before V is F. delirious 1 2 . WRITHE 11. HAVE. Jokester = pun gent B. TOUGH & S C U F F STEIN & WHINE PASTE & WAIST 36 . third. R A V E .1 +2 . Show pain = yell 'ow!' A. 14. The numbers multiply each time by a number one higher: x2 x3 x4 x5 x6. C A V E . The letters move back and forth by powers of two: . second. Demonstrator = show-er 15. 'HATE. 10.4 +8 .
Every letter in this 5 x 5 word square has been replaced by the same number everywhere it appears. 1 2 8 4 5 2 6 9 10 2 3 7 4 7 5 4 8 9 4 5 5 4 8 2 12 Floats. Can you reconstruct the square with the help of the definitions? The definitions are not in the order of the words in the grid. as through the air Pert Greek letter Runs Hawaiian hello Skin blemishes Homeless dog Turning part Parties Warning 2. W h a t single letter can be inserted into each of these words to form three new words? RAID SEAR COOT 37 .Test 6 1.
W h a t is the next number in this sequence? 5 6 10 17 27 40 56 75 5. The definitions in each row define three words. county officer 6. Employs. To get the next word. rearrange the last one with an F. write that letter in the blank. Take a chair. clenched hand. mocasin violincello pavillion gutteral accomodate innoculate ideosyncrasy concensus diletante 38 . The letters in the blanks will form someone who needs good spelling.3. move slightly. Uses a bat. write the correct letter in the blank. If the word is missing a letter or has an extra letter. If a letter must be changed. For example: BALE/FABLE/BAFFLE A. rigid B. W h a t word is represented by these words? see are why pea tea eye sea 4. angler. certain fractions C. Each of the words below is misspelled.
leaving an eight-letter word that's related. C T T GE 10. INFAIRL AJETFFL OUOLDTD MECHOTH VIPOTCT ARODNIC ABEDTED UALPIES USETENT ATHATED 39 . Can you reconstruct the wise words? L K F Y U LA 8. For example. Society matrons tossed their unsolicited manuscripts over the 9. Rearrange the italicized word in this sentence to make a word that will fill in the blank. The leftover letters are in the correct order. Insert antonyms into the blanks to make two new words. Match each seven-letter chunk in the first column with one in the second column so that you can remove a three-letter word from each to form a six-letter word row phrase. We've removed all of the letters in the word PROVERB anywhere they appear in a well-known four-word saying.7. BETE AVE and RABAGGE would go together to give TEABAG and B E V E R A G E .
and no number stands for the same number as another letter.) ( a ) Bob's mother (b) Bob's wife (c) Bob's daughter 12. W h i c h of the following. 40 . can you deduce the number represented by each letter? A B C D E F ( B * B) + B = A A + C + E = 14 C. F are in decreasing order. under the correct circumstances. Each of the six letters stands for one of the numbers one through six. could be Bob's father's sister's sisterin-law? (Choose as many as may apply. E. D. Using the three clues.11.
Insert the 14 letters C C L L N N P P R R . to 10:02 A. Match each picture in the top row with a picture in the bottom row by writing the corresponding letter in the blank. V V Y Y into the 14 blanks to form five words reading across. There are 360° in a circle. on the same morning? 15.M. A A A A A A A A A A A 41 .M. Through how many degrees does the minute hand of a clock turn in the time interval from 9:34 A.13. A B C D 14.
97. P. 42 . 4. Add three more each time: +1 +4 +7 +10 +13 +16 +19 +22. spell C R Y P T I C . T h e words. T h e three words formed are R A P I D . 3. C R Y P T I C . SPEAR. and C O O P T .Answers for Test 6 w A R T S A L 0 H A F E T E S T R 0 T S S T R A Y 2 . w h e n read aloud. The calculation is 75 + 22 = 97.
5. S H E R I F F 6. All three. then Bob's daughter works. 43 . LOOK B E F O R E YOU 8. If Bob marries his father's sister's husband's sister. F I S H E R . FIST. outdated H O T R O D . Bob's mother always works. A I R B E D . FIFTHS C. H I R E S . SIT. HITS. affluent O L D HAT. SHIFT. Transom 9. mechanic P O T P I E . S T I F F B. then Bob's wife works. victuals 11. C O L U M N I S T mocCasin violOncello pavilion guttUral accomModate inoculate idiosyncrasy conSensus diletTante C O L U M N I S T LEAP 7. A. cLOSEt & tWINge 10. If Bob's daughter marries Bob's father's sister's husband's sister. inflated J E T S E T .
DCAB Each word pictured drops its labeled letter to make a new word: ch(a)in.12. If B = 1 then (1 x 1) + 1 = 2. M . E. 3. 4. 1. A 6 D 4 B 2 E 3 C 5 F 1 If A + C + E = 14. is 28 minutes. then A. 3 in some order. the minute hand moves 6° per minute. E must be 6. From 9:34 A. The numbers C. to 10:02 A . and A cannot be 2. dun(c)e. lim(b)o. bri(d)e 1 4 . 5. so the minute hand turns 28 x 6° = 168°.M. F are 5. C. D. 13. So B = 2 and A = (2 x 2) + 2 = 6. Since there are 360° in a circle and 60 minutes in an hour. 15. 168°. RAY LAVA CANAL PAPAYA CARAVAN 44 .
The numbers in the diagrams combine in the same way to make correct arithmetic statements.Test 7 1. W h a t are the next two letters? S E M I T M W Q T U F 2. What were the original three words? LAUGHTER PIECE BROTHEL 45 . What number is missing from the last diagram? 3. We 've taken three related words and changed one letter in each.
52. W h a t number goes in the blank? 9. 63. Place the jigsaw pieces into the tray to make five words reading across and five different words reading down.4 . The pieces fit together with no overlap. -|8 6. 61. R E D S E L X A I L B 0 0 W S A P P P E I H 46 . If this clock is turned upside down and held in f r o n t of a mirror. . 94. what time is reflected? 5.
Each word is in a straight line horizontally. W h a t are the two words? not be happy if you were to burn all in tonight's fire. or diagonally.7. of the chopped 10. vertically. Find the eleven numbers from ZERO to TEN in this g r i d . W h a t is this word? O C Z O E N U E N N E G T F I V N E T N O W T X T H R E E I T R U O F S 9. and write its homophone in the second blank. How's your code-breaking ability? If *"-? Hd/toib 8. W h a t single letter can be inserted into each of these words to form three new words? BRED BORN FLAT 47 . The leftover letters spell a bonus word. Think of a word for the first blank.
Fill in a letter to complete a six-letter word reading either clockwise or counterclockwise. ANSE ANSE 48 . A pencil and eraser together cost $2. This is a list of eight-letter birds in a simple substitution code. Can you crack the code and identify the birds? HNGBNZ DMKHNG NZLNKI ANSHMG HSHPNN UMYFLI FLYING ASZPIR 15.11. Fill in the blanks to form two different common words.60. R O N O D N E R D U M L T H U M 12. Add the same letter eight times (and appropriate spacing) to this string of letters to form four related words.00 more than the pencil. W h a t is the word? 13. How much does the pencil cost? 14. You don't need to rearrange the letters "in the string. The eraser costs $2.
16. 25. 5:05 NIECE. 49. There are two sequences interwoven. 3. The other increases by four each times: E I M Q U Y. 2. 46.left wheel) x right wheel = body The calculation i s ( 1 5 . One is the initial letters of the days of the week: S M T W T F S. BROTHER 5. R E i D S E H 1 A L L 0 W B E E T S * E i f L o 49 . 36. (Smokestack . DAUGHTER. These are the perfect squares 9.7 ) x 2 = 16. 4 .A n s uu e r s f o r T e s t 7 1. Y and S. 64. 81 written backward. 16.
So the eraser costs $2. 11. and FARM = 7261.60 and the remaining $0. 8 . you can figure out our number-letter matching scheme and write the letters in numerical order. 9. IRIDIUM.30. 30 cents. O. 14. FLUTE = 79845. The word spelled is MASTERFUL.The three words formed are BORED. w h i c h describes your codebreaking ability if you got that answer. T h e leftover letters spell C O U N T .60 must be split between the eraser and the pencil.00 from $2. Woul. Add eight Is to form these periodic table elements: IRON. CONDOR FALCON ORIOLE TOUCAN CUCKOO MAGPIE PIGEON TURKEY 15. S i n c e R A M S = 6 2 1 3 . CLEASE. EXPANSE 50 .30 and the pencil costs $0. ROFFER LITHIUM 13. 12. IODINE. BORON. wood 10. Remove $2.7. and FLOAT. M A S T E R F U L .
T e s t 13 1. Place the eight tiles into the grid so that four sixletter words are formed. 2. two reading across and two reading down. Move one digit to make this equation true: 12 2 = 1 4 4 51 .
vertically. The letters you circle form a five-letter word. Use the same replacement letter with this word to make a final five-letter word. You must use the same replacement letter in each word. How many times does the word YES appear in this grid in a straight line horizontally. Find two different ways to make 24 using one digit three times and as many + signs as you need (but no other operation symbols).3. W h i c h anagram is the odd one out? S O L O PAIRS LOUSE ANIMAL ENEMY QUOIT 5. The digit isn't the same in the two different ways. What's the final word? AFTER REPAY DAILY GRAIN STING 4. 52 . or diagonally? Y Y E S Y S E Y E E Y E S Y S S E Y E E Y S E S Y 6. Circle one letter in each word below that can be changed to another letter to make a new word.
This word search in reverse should be as easy as A B C . vertically.7. We've already placed all of the A's. ACQUITS ALLOW ARIAS ASCRIBE BISQUE BLAB BUBBLE MAIZE QUENCH QUILT SPATTER SCROLL WATER B B A B C C A A B A 8. Place the 13 words into the grid in straight lines horizontally. and diagonally. the number of people sitting next to a female is and the number of people sitting next to a male is . B's. find a bonus sevenletter word created by the words you entered. W h e n you've filled the grid. At this round table of males ( M ) and females (F).' 53 . and C's as guides.
10. A B C D 54 . W h a t letter in this grid is being described by the statement below the grid? A B O D E F G H i J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y The letter directly below the letter exactly between the letter just left of the letter two below G and the letter just below the letter to the right of B.9. Match each picture in the top row with a picture in the bottom row by writing the corresponding letter in the blank.
W h a t letter/number combination goes in the blank? A4 B6 C2 D9 E8 17 M5 R3 55 . Was Joe in favor of or against the proposal? 12. Z B R ' H H C L T ET CRYPTO: G'E SOBXCZDI RBH GH YTDTWH Z GRYHTCZ PGRRTO'Y SGWL 14. Z. W h a t four-letter word completes this analogy? P E R F O R M i s t o P R O M a s C O L L U D E is to 15. Unlike Joe. Lockers in a high school hallway are numbered consecutively from 678 to 789. W A B B Y T HAT W B O O T W H C. I was lying when I denied arguing against scrapping the proposal. W. X. How may lockers are in the hallway? 1 3 .11.
The circled letters spell faint. MANILA. repLy. 56 . S E O U L . graiL. The other words rearrange to OSLO. / Q U / E / 7 The replacement letter is L. which can be changed to fLint. FLINT. All are anagrams of world capitals except ENEMY. PARIS. sLing. The words formed are aLter. YEMEN. G / / / G L * / X o / L / P A R y / 'tj'k'i L y7 A / / / E / 3 2.Answers for Test 8 1 . daLly. 4 . 122 = 1 4 4 3 . ENEMY. which is the anagram of a country. This answer grid can also be flipped along the main diagonal so that G A R G L E is the first word across. QUITO.
skate/steak. 9. The bonus word is REBUILT. CADB The words pictured are anagrams of each other: petal/plate. The The The The letter just left of the letter two below G is P. letter just below the letter to the right of B is H.5. E B 1 R C S A U Q U E N C H Q M S B Q R W S U A U B O A 1 L 1 1 L L T B T R L Z L E S P A T T E R 8. 7 people sit next to males. 6 people sit next to females. letter exactly between P and H is L. earth/heart 57 . 14 times 6. Q. letter directly below L is Q^ 10. 8 + 8 + 8 and 22 + 2 7. beard/bread.
S E L E C T D I N S T E A D D. the letters spell SCRAMBLED. I'M P R O B A B L Y NOT IT C.677 = 112 lockers. The number remaining is 789 . SI. then the 677 lockers numbered 1 to 677 are missing from a total of 789 lockers. 1 3 . I was against getting rid of the proposal. 58 . Here's the translation: C H O O S E THE C O R R E C T A N S W E R : A. If the lockers are numbered from 678 to 789. DON'T TAKE ME B. So Joe wanted to get rid of the proposal. 12. W I N N E R ' S P I C K 14. 15. Put in numerical order. 112 lockers. The four-letter words appear in the odd-numbered positions in the seven-letter words. Against.11. CLUE. D (or Z).
in four steps. Draw the correct front face on the final block. Word Ladder: Change LADY to MISS. 2 . one letter at a time. You must have a word at each step.T e s t 13 1. L A D Y M I S S 59 . Here are four views of the same block. W h a t w o r d meaning 'foe' can be represented by FOOFARAW in a cryptogram? 3.
which is an increase of 10% over last year. but it may or may not be in the top square. the first letter is a B. B. How much did I make last year? 7. Every row and column of this grid contains the letters A. in the second column from the left. 5. Each exterior letter tells you the first letter you encounter in the grid when you enter the grid from that point.4. I made $165 at my yard sale. • n > 60 . W h a t playing card comes next? V • 9 . and C once each. T T O M I S C O N S 6. For example. Deduce the contents of the grid using the letters outside the grid as clues. Insert antonyms into the blanks to make two new words. This year.
W h a t anagram of MOONSTARERS is a group of people who might be described as 'moon starers'? 9. Fill in a letter to complete a six-letter word reading either clockwise or counterclockwise. A sixth person joins the room and the average age rises to 32.8. Mentaly transfer the nine pieces into the grid in the appropriate places. W h a t is the word? 11. The average of the ages of the five people in a room is 30. W h a t picture appears? C3 B3 • C2 • C1 • • • B1 • B2 • • A 1 2 3 B C • 10. How old is the sixth person? 61 .
Think of a word for the first blank. Use these three words to make a phrase meaning 'officially. SHOWER TEST can be rearranged to m a k e the two words SHORT & SWEET. The last two letters of one word are the first two letters of the next. Not every word will be used.12. W h a t are the two words? The famous of the United States is the most of the White House. W h a t is the correct path of words? CYCLIC DELUDE ENIGMA EROTIC ERRATA ICEBOX IDIOCY lODI'NE LATTER* LENGTH NEATEN NEBULA ONSIDE OXYGEN PHOTON PHYSIO SERAPH TACKLE TAUNTS THWART TSETSE ' F O R M E R MADRID 13. KIND OF ROD 15. Go from FORMER to LATTER in this word maze. and remove its first its first letter to form the word for the second blank.' FORT HERE CORD 1 4 . 62 . Rearrange these letters to make a different pair of'this & that'words.
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m 2. O P P O N E N T has the same substitution pattern as FOOFARAW. 3. LADY, c B A B A C A B C LADS, A C B LASS, MASS, MISS
5. FALSEtto and misconsTRUE 6. $150. The calculation is $165 * 1.1. 7. The cards alternate hearts, spades, hearts, spades. The values follow the pattern +2,
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11. 42 years old. Method 1: If 6 people have an average age of 32 then the sum of their ages is (6 x 32) = 192. If 5 people have an average age of 30 then the sum of their ages is (5 x 30) = 150. The difference 192 150 = 42 is the age of the sixth person. Method 2: If the sixth person were 30, the average would stay at 30. For the average to raise to 32, each of the six people must receive on average 2 more years. Since these extra years all belong to the sixth person, the sixth person's age is 30 + (6 x 2) = 42.
12. FORMER, ERRATA, TAUNTS, TSETSE, S E R A P H , PHYSIO, IODINE, NEBULA, LATTER 1 3 . F O R THE RECORD.
Simply put the three words together and respace them.
1 4 . FOOD & DRINK
15. President, resident
1. R e m o v e three letters f r o m D I S P A R A G E and r e a r r a n g e t h e o t h e r s to f o r m an a n t o n y m of disparage.
2. Find the next three terms of this sequence: 128 61 Y 64 63 S 32 65 N 16 67 J 8 69 G
3. C a n you rearrange the chess pieces so t h a t this m a k e s more sense?
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4. T h e diagram is made of eight squares, all the same size. T h e perimeter of (distance around) any one of the squares if 1 0 0 inches. W h a t is the perimeter of the entire shape, in inches'
W h a t number is missing f r o m the last diagram? 2 16 12 4 20 7. T h e numbers in the diagrams combine in the same way to make correct arithmetic statements. O n a balance scale. R h y m e time! If a d u m b symbol o f love is a S T U P I D C U P I D . Rearrange the italicized w o r d in this sentence to make a w o r d that will fill in the blank. W h a t five-letter card game becomes a card w h e n you change its first letter? 6. W h a t five-letter w o r d completes this analogy? A S P A R A G U S i s t o S U G A R a s T R A G I C is to 1 0 . 66 . He ciaimed his expenses after his accident.5. w h a t would you call a person w h o damages a birthday cake topper? 8. the following have equal weights: 2 chocloate chunks = 2 0 jellybeans 1 5 jellybeans = 6 licorice sticks H o w many chocolate chunks are needed to balance 2 0 licorice sticks? 9.
W h a t single letter can be inserted into each of these words to form three new words? GAZE ONCE PROD 13.11. Given that: T E E N = 52 T I L T = 77 TALL = 363 What's the value of T A T T L E ? 67 . We've assigned different whole numbers to letters and then multiplied their values together to make the values of words. then FOX = 30. O = 3 and X = 2. How should the last triangle be labeled? E G K M O 12. If F = 5. For example.
T P A Z M N S T N E P A L N Y X 1 5 .1 4 . You don't need to rearrange the letters in the string. Fill in the final number. A d d the same letter six times (and appropriate spacing) to this string of letters to form four related words. ZOOLOGIST INITIATOR WATERSHED BEEKEEPER SUCCULENT EDUCATION = = = = = = 4443 33314 122 22222 552 68 .
you should get the same amount as dividing the bottom' two numbers. There are 18 edges along the outside and each one is 25 inches. 2). weeKNIGHT. 69. 5. P R A I S E 2. sPAWN. By matching the chess pieces up with the correct letters. 32. you can make four words: bROOK. 16. There are three interwoven sequences here: 128. J. E. 65. 4. Every four edges make 100 inches. so 18 edges make 450 inches. sinKING. C A N D L E VANDAL 69 . 71 (keep adding 2) Y. 71. 3. 67. 3. 1. P O K E R becomes J O K E R 6. The calculation is (20 -f 5) . E (move 6 letters. G. 4. 63. S. 64. 450 inches.Answers for Test 10 1. N.3 = 1. If you add the top two numbers. 8. 4 (keep dividing by 2) 61. 7. then 4. then 5.
So 1 chcoclate chunk will balance 4 licorice sticks. 12. 11. 70 . 1. O = 4. so A = 3 and L = 11. The numbers at the top left corners decrease by 17. Making one ratio. the factors of 52 are 2. Add six O's to make these gems: TOPAZ. The factors of 363 are 3. The last five letters of the first word are reversed to make the second word. 10.11. I = 3. T h e words formed are GAUZE. E = 2. MOONSTONE. CIGAR. U = 5. 13. Medical 11. We can now calculate: TATTLE = 1 x 3 x 1 x 1 x 1 1 x 2 = 66. the letters can only represent 1. 7. 14. 6 chocolate chunks = 60 jellybeans = 24 licorice sticks. then ALL = 363. 9. The numbers at the top right corners are Q consecutive primes. then 13. which means 5 chocolate chunks will balance 20 licorice sticks. TATTLE = 66. OUNCE. 11. so E = 2 and N = 13. 5 chocolate chunks. etc. 25134. The digits represent the vowels in the words: A = 1. OPAL. and PROUD. 1 3 . descending. If TILT = 77. ONYX 15. then 15. If TEEN = 52. 2. If TALL = 363 and T = 1. The letters move up by two each time.8. so T must be 1. U.
Match each picture in the top row with a picture in the bottom row by writing the corresponding letter in the blank. what was Janice's speed in mph? 3. Tom drove away from Bigtown 10 minutes after Janice.Test 22 1. YAP THE REC PEA ORA LOS I N M HAN ERT C T S BJE O R IRR 2. Reconstruct this familiar warning. If Tom drove at a speed of 90 mph. A B c D 71 . and overtook her in 20 minutes.
4. two reading across and two reading down. HONEY TANKS 72 . W h a t are the three countries? S T R S T N N G L 5. The names of three world countries have been written in a row without spaces and with the vowels removed. W h a t is the next term in this sequence? 2 9 11 20 31 51 82 133 7. Place the eight tiles into the grid so that four sixletter words are formed. 6. Change one letter in each of these two words to make a familiar saying.
In chemistry. oxygen.8. You must use the same replacement letter in each word. Among them. in what state would the result be? 9. How many marbles does Paul have? 73 . Jane has five times as many marbles as Paul. three children have 75 marbles. The letters you circle form a five-letter word. if you were to combine tungsten. and nitrogen with sulphur. and nitrogen. Circle one letter in each word below that can be changed to another letter to make a new word. sulphur. and Sam has five more marbles than Paul. carbon. What's the final word? ALLOT ROUND AIRED DRAIN SLING 10. Use the same replacement letter with this word to make a final five-letter word. iodine. iodine.
If ball B lands on an unshaded area. one position at a time. If ball B lands on a shaded area. Over the next six moves of ball A. ball C moves three places clockwise. ball B moves one place clockwise. Circle six different letters in the alphabet below to make a cotton fabric reading from left to right. what six-letter word is spelled out by ball C? A B C 12. ball C moves one place counterclockwise. If the cube is resting on a table. A 6 x 6 x 6 cube is formed by gluing together 216 wooden blocks that are 1 x 1 x 1. If ball A lands on an unshaded area.11. ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ 13. Ball A moves counterclockwise. If ball A lands on a shaded area. what is the maximum number of 1 x 1 x 1 blocks that you can see from any angle at any one time? (If you can see even one face of a 1 x 1 x 1 block. ball B moves two places counterclockwise.) 74 . then count it.
and then reverse the order of the two letters and put them in the blanks o f the second word.1 4 . Fill in a letter to complete a six-letter word reading either clockwise or counterclockwise. W h a t is the word? 75 . Example: M A C H O MOCHA QUI _ BU LO _ T E QUI _ BU LO __ T E 15. Replace the blanks in the first w o r d with two letters.
starfish.Answers for Test 11 1 . BDAC Each pair of words makes a phrase of compound word: shoehorn. A U S T R I A . ANGOLA 5. plate glass 4. Tom drove for 20 minutes ( V3 of an hour) at 90 mph. her rate was 60 mph. This answer grid can also be flipped along the main diagonal so that ENGINE is the first word across. 60 mph. so he went 30 miles. Since Janice drove the same 30 miles in 30 minutes (Vz of an hour). ESTONIA. 76 . drumstick. O B J E C T S IN M I R R O R A R E C L O S E R THAN THEY A P P E A R 2. 3.
6. 215. Each term is the sum of the previous two. The calculation is 82 + 133 = 215.
7. MONEY TALKS
8. W I S C O N S I N is the state.'
Change each of the elements listed into its oneletter periodic table abbreviation.
9. T R A W L .
The replacement letter is W . The words formed are alloW, Wound, Wired, draWn, sWing. The circled letters spell trail, which can be changed to traWl. 10. 10 marbles. If Paul has p marbles, then Sp + p + 5 + p = 75. So 7p = 70 and p = 10.
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If S = shaded and U = unshaded, the landings are:
A S U S S S U B U S S U U S A Y C O U T L
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Method 1: You can see three faces at once. You can see one face only of 25 blocks on each of the three faces, for a total of 75 blocks. You can see two faces of 5 blocks along each of the three edges visible, for a total of 15 blocks. Finally, you can see three sides of the one corner block that is facing you. The total number of blocks you can see is 75 + 15 + 1 = 91. Method 2: If you remove all of the blocks you can see, you are left with a 5 x 5 x 5 cube that you cannot see. There are 6 x 6 x 6 = 216 blocks in all and you cannot see 5 x 5 x 5 = 125 of them. So you can see 216 - 125 = 91 blocks.
1 4 . QUIET & QUITE A L O F T & FLOAT BUGLE & BULGE 1 5 . NUCLEI
1. Match each picture in the top row with a picture in the bottom row by writing the corresponding letter in the blank.
2. Rhyme time! W h a t might a rhymer call clam soup
Match each word in the top row with a picture in the bottom row by writing letters in the blanks.3. which are presented in scrambled order. A palindrome is a number that reads the same when its digits are reversed. Complete the eight words using the clues. main ours four pain A B C D 80 . For example. T JO EN D A S U W CH P T E F S A R D Hot dog topping Take as one's own House Happy. The words filled into the blanks will spell some advice. H o w m a n y palindromes are there between 700 and 1700? 5. One of the pictures provides a slight hint. jubilant Hotel room Roadside excavation ING Minor argument Furnish D 4. 2552 and 30903 are palindromes.
and remove the last two letters to form the word for th. ' ^ p START 7. Think of a word for the first blank.. Bob and Jill essentially the tracking of mud throughout their third-floor . second blank. Each turn she moves one more square than the number of squares she moved on the previous turn. Kathy begins with her game token on the square marked START and moves clockwise around the board. on her second turn. she moves one square. Insert antonyms into the blanks to make two new words. on her third turn. she moves two squares.6. and so on. W h a t are the two words? By not asking visitors to remove their shoes. 81 . DY BI T 8. she moves three squares. On which turn does Kathy first land back on START? • "Fum v . On her first turn..
W h a t five-letter word completes this analogy? R A P S C A L L I O N is C O M P A D R E S is to to RASCAL as 12. Dave buys $200 worth of paint and Sue buys $40 worth of paintbrushes. how much money does Sue owe Dave? 13. W h a t is the next term in this sequence? 101 97 91 83 73 61 47 10. two-word cutting tool.9.) W h a t is this tool? 0 \ ' 00 J\ J V Y / U s V D \ N . (You will need to rearrange the letters. W h i c h anagram is the odd one out? OREAD HESRICH JONEY BROAH ZEILOID 82 . If they want to split costs equally. Seven different letters that touch each other on a typewriter keyboard can be rearranged to spell a seven-letter. H ' \ J B N V M 11. the answer cannot be spelled out by moving consecutively from key to key.
14. Each of the four symbols in this grid represents a different number. Seven of the row and column totals are given. W h a t is the total of the last column?
115 145 110 160 ?
1 5 . W h a t single letter can be inserted into each of these words to form three new words? EASE LEAN MOON
i Answers for Test 12
Two meanings of each word are pictured: bowler, runner, pitcher, boxers
2. CHOWDER POWDER
3 . IF YOU M U S T DO IT, DO IT W E L L . T h e w o r d s a r e : TIFF, J O Y O U S , M U S T A R D , ENDOW, DITCH, ADOPT, SUITE, DWELLING.
4. 37 palindromes. The three-digit patterns from 700 to 999 are 7d7, 8d8, and 9d9, where d can be replaced by any of the 10 digits from 0 to 9. T h i s makes 30 palindromes. The four-digit patterns are l d d l , where d can be any of the digits 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. This makes 7 more palindromes. The total is 30 + 7 = 37 palindromes.
Although the words look like they're in English, each is the French word for its respective picture. The French bread provides a clue.
6. On the 7th turn. The numbers in this diagram show the square landed on each turn:
7. C O M E d y & biGOt 8. Condone, condo 9. 31 Keep subtracting the next even number: - 4 - 6 - 8 -10 -12 -14 -16. The calculations is 47 - 16 = 31.
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Each shorter word is a synonym of the longer word that is found in its correct order from left to right in the longer word. 12. $80. The total cost is $240, so each person should pay $120.
13. BROAH. T h e a n a g r a m s are: A D O R E , C H E R I S H , A B H O R , IDOLIZE.
14. 90 is the total. You don't actually need to find the values of the symbols. Just add up the across totals (155 + 120 + 115 + 115 = 505) and subtract the sum of the three down totals given (145 + 110 + 160 = 415). The difference (505 - 415 = 90) must be the total of the last column. For the record, though:
= 15 =25
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T h e words formed are ERASE,
On this dartboard. W h a t letter logically fills in the empty space? E F M U P L T L 3. how many numbers are in the longest string of prime numbers that appear consecutively along the edge? 87 . If today is Sunday.Test 22 1. what day of the week will it be 4400 days from today? 2.
mare crow writer fool A B C D 88 . Five teams are in a huge round robin tournament in which every team plays every other team three times. W h a t is the word? 7.4. How many games take place? 5. Can you crack the code and identify the elements? MTOWRU ATOMIC AIMTES AIXXYO WIFWCY CWANYE IBPLYC QWEJYO QIFWRU 6. Match each word in the top row with a picture in the bottom row by writing letters in the blanks. Fill in a letter to complete a six-letter word reading either clockwise or counterclockwise. This is a list of nine six-letter chemical elements in a simple substitution code.
Insert a five-letter weapon (that is useless by itself) across the second row of this grid so that five common four-letter words are formed reading down. W h a t number is missing from the last diagram? 3 15 2 4 0 4 14 3 2 32 48 72 108 0 u 13 162 20 2 5 1 0 .8. T h e numbers in the diagrams combine in the same way to make correct arithmetic statements. B 0 0 z E S E C A E S N E S E 9. W h a t is the next term in this sequence? 89 .
G i v e n t h a t t h e key f o r this d o m i n o code is A E G L M N R . PLASTER STEAM WEAK ANCHOR MAIDEN FLU 1 3 . find a w o r d that follows the first w o r d and precedes the second w o r d to f o r m two phrases (such as S E C O N D S P L I T making 'second banana' and 'banana split* w h e n B A N A N A is entered. in order. In each line. w h a t t w o .) T h e three words you supply.w o r d job does it spell? 90 .1 1 . will form a familiar phrase.
C I A M O C U M I G I G E R F E E L 91 .1 4 . A d d the same letter seven times (and appropriate spacing) to this string of letters to form four related words. Rearrange these three-letter chunks to make a proverb. You don't have to change the order of the letters in any of the chunks. AKE HAS STE SWA TEM 1 5 . You don't need to rearrange the letters in the string.
This puts us at Thursday. It takes 4 + 3 + 2 + 1 = 10 games for every team to play every other team once. 2. 2. Y.Rnsuuers for Test 13 1. 92 . This means that 628 weeks go by and there are 4 extra days. Thursday. The division 4400 + 7 gives 628 remainder 4. These are the words EMPTY and FULL interspersed. 4. 19. Five. 30 games. So it takes 30 games for every team to play every other team three times. The numbers are 7. 3. The number 15 is not prime because it is 3 x 5. 17. 3.
writer's block. Each word in the top row takes an apostrophe and an s and then joins with the word represented by its picture to make a common phrase. The phrases formed are: mare's nest. B A R I U M CARBON COBALT COPPER IODINE NICKEL OXYGEN SILVER SODIUM 6. 8. A R R O W . R I T U A L 7. Each term is the previous one multiplied by3/2. 93 . The words formed are: BASE.(2 x 5) = 3. crow's feet.5. fool's gold. 10. ZONE. EWES. ORES. 3. The calculation is 13 . C A D B . 243. Subtracting the product of the outside numbers from the middle number in the strip gives the circled number. ORCA. 9.
' 12. The key is that 0123456 = AEGLMN R. H A S T E MAKES WASTE 15. The lemon. C A S T IRON STOMACH CAST makes 'plaster cast' and cast anchor. 94 .11.' STOMACH makes 'weak stomach' and 'stomach flu. A d d seven N's to make these CINNAMON. The other items are all red or traditionally red. GINGER. seasonings: FENNEL. Change the number on each half of each domino to its corresponding letter. G E N E R A L MANAGER. CUMIN. 14. T h e top halves spell GENERAL and the bottom halves spell MANAGER.' IRON makes 'steam iron' and 'iron maiden. 13.
Rearrange the italicized word in this sentence to make a word that will fill in the blank. Name a sport that is also an insect. What is the one-digit number? 3. The doctor the educator and the lawyer in the marathon.Test 22 1. W h a t is the maximum number of performances that can take place over a 25-day period? 95 . The sum of the digits of the square of a one-digit number is 6 more than the number. Name a sport that is also a vegetable. An evening theater performance is scheduled every third day. Name a sport that is also an explorer. 4. 2.
Change one letter in each of these four words and then respace the result without rearranging the chunks to make a familiar piece of advice.8 96 . W h a t three-letter chunk completes this set? URY NUS RTH ARS TER URN NUS UNE 6. W h a t six-letter word completes this analogy? T I M B E R L I N E is to C O M P A R I S O N is to GERMANY as 9. Change one letter in each of the following words to make a familiar saying.5. DOGS ISAR NOVA SIDE 10. OFT IF TIGHT. BUT ON MINK 8. The same three-letter word can be inserted into all three blanks to form longer words. W h a t is the next term in this sequence? 216 108 36 9 1. W h a t word gets inserted? DR R S E^ ED O U T L D 7.
W i n g has nine tasks — P. In December. and he plans to do two tasks every month except December. U. Q^ R. He does V and X in the same month. S. he does only one task. you'd write AB in that picture's blank. For example. He does U in a month before the month he does R He does V in a month after the month that he does Q^ Which two tasks does W i n g do in October? 97 . W . Match two of the lettered pictures with each picture in the bottom row by writing their two letters in the blank. A B Q C 12. and X — that he'd like to do over the months October to February. V.11. if pictures A and B went together with the first picture at the bottom. He does S in November and W in February. He does R three months after he does T. T.
will help you place the four-letter answers. W h e n you're finished. one letter per space. charity Was aware of 98 . W h a t single letter can be inserted into each of these words to form three new words? TACT MOST PLOT 14. already entered. Enter the answers to the clues radially inward. Clues Cover a birthday gift Sunrise direction Had debts Curved masonry construction Faith. which are clued in no particular order. .13. the shaded area will spell a two-word phrase that you'll be lucky to get. The last letters of the words.
and the president pays 130. Regular workers pay $7 each. vice presidents pay $17 each. All of the employees chip in money for a charity drive.A company has 21 employees consisting of regular workers. vice presidents. If the company collects $200 in all. how many regular employees are there? 99 . and one president.
Outraced 2. and OUTLAWED. 5 . PLUTO. S a t U R N . Squash. polo 4. UTO. 7. These are the last three letters of each of the names of the planets in our solar system: MercURY. 100 . V e N U S . UraNUS. The sum 4 + 9 equals 13. cricket. A W E . 6. SEAWEED.Rnsuuers for Test 14 1. 3. 9 performances. W e can have a performance the first day. M A R S . g i v i n g 8 more performances. J u p i T E R . And 13 is 6 greater than 7. The square of 7 is 49. The words formed are DRAWER. NeptUNE. and then every third day after that. EaRTH. The total is 1 + 8 = 9.
101 . then by 5. F R A N C E . This puts P in December and Q_8t U in October. DO A S 1 0 .7. 8. But they can't be in October 8c January because then V and X cannot be in the same month. w(ant)ad 1 2 . 9. so V & X are done in January. The calculation is 1. pi(rat)e. R is three months after T. Q_and U.3. t(urn)ip. then by 6. so T and R are in October & January or in November &c February. Now V & X are either in October or Januray. b(egg)ar. CE BH DF AG The words pictured in the top row get inserted into the words pictured in the bottom row to make new words or phrases. then by 4.8 * 6 = 0.3 I SAY. then by 3 . If they're in October. then there is no month in which Q_is performed. OUT OF SIGHT. OUT OF MIND The capital of Germany (Berlin) is hidden in TIMBERLINE. T h e capital of France (Paris) is hidden in COMPARISON. 1 1 . 0. NOT A S I DO Divide by 2.
15. then r + v = 20 and Ir + \7v = 170. Solve by elimination or substitution to find that r = 17. 1 4 . The words formed are TACIT. I. MOIST. 17 regular employees. 102 .1 3 . the company collected $170 from 20 employees. If r is the number of regular employees and v is the number of vice presidents. T h e p h r a s e is N A R R O W ESCAPE. Not including the president. and PILOT.
Match cach expression below with one of the lettered pictures. A H W EVES-ETTEL R O W NINAEM 'SENISUB T A I C O S S A ' LIW MOCEB EHTONA R O W NINAEM 'RUTPAC' EHW OY VOMER Tl AN IF ETTEL NA RUT I R A W K C A B ? 103 . put out to sea fits like a glove based on a true story have a nice day like it or not 2.Test 22 1.
O W 5. ORC QU 104 . two reading across and two reading down. The same pair of letters can be inserted side by side into each of these four words.3. If the house numbers start at 28 and end at 130. how many houses are there on this side of the street? 6. forming a new words each time. Place the eight tiles into the grid so that four sixletter words are formed. W h a t pair of letters is it? DIVER PRUDE GRAVY TANGO 4. Insert antonyms into the blanks to make two new words. The houses on one side of a street are numbered w i t h consecutive even numbers.
7. the cards are in this order: * * * i* * * * A * A W h a t is the fewest number of times you must now push the button to get the cards back into their original consecutive order? 8. The cards in the hopper start out in this order: A * * A U A * : • »s U * A * I V *9 • *.! After one push of the button. OTHER S T E W S can be rearranged to make the two words SHORT & SWEET. Rearrange these letters to make a different pair of'this &that' words. EMERALD FITS 105 . A six-card shuffling machine always rearranges the six cards in its hopper in the same way every time you press its button.
What is the word? 10. W h a t sport can be represented by N EATN E S S in a cryptogram? A B c 106 . Fill in a letter to complete a sixletter word reading either clockwise or counterclockwise. How many numbers between 1 and 1000 have the property that the sum of their digits is equal to 3? 11. What anagram of COBRA gives you the selections you might expect on a multiple-choice test? 1 2 .9.
14. W h a t are the next two terms in this sequence? 4438 4440 1110 1112 278 280 70 72 18 107 .
EL. which becomes ENTRAP. The initial letters of each phrase spell the answer. This answer grid can also be f l i p p e d along the main diagonal so that GARISH is the first word across. PRELUDE. 108 . The question reads: 'What sevenletter word meaning 'business associate' will become another word meaning 'capture' when you remove its final letter and turn it backward?' T h e answer is PARTNER. 2. GRAVELY. Each word has its final letter removed and is written backward. ECABD. 4. For example. PARTNER. and TANGELO. The words formed are: DELIVER. 3 . the initial letters of 'put out to sea' spell P O T S .Answers for Test 15 1.
B.102. The next three presses of the button give the following orders: A32654 then 5642A3 and finally A23456.' 109 . The calculation is 65 . FIELD & S T R E A M 9. The number of numbers is 65 numbers minus the 13 numbers from 1 to 13. Consecutive even numbers from 28 to 130 is the same as consecutive numbers from 14 to 65.201.' The word 'meringue' is heard at the end of the word 'boomerang. 13. A.5. 8. They are: 3. 3. 210. B A S E B A L L has the same substitution pattern as NEATNESS. 111 1 1 . orcHard and quEASY 7. 300. 6. 30. A. 10 numbers. The word 'sickle' is heard at the end of the word 'bicycle. 21. S T A T U S 10. 6. The ace and five simply switch back and forth. while the 2. and 4 are in a rotating cycle of four. 52 houses. Three times.120. OR C 1 2 .12.13 = 52.
1 5 . add 2. Third circle is copied to positions 3 and 5. Second circle stays in place.1 4 . Top circle moves to position 4. 20 and 5. Fourth circle moves to position 1. 110 . divide by 4. Add 2. D. Fifth circle does not appear. divide by 4.
MARES FLIER LATEX EQUIP POSTS Use finger paints Hunter s gur Praise Irritate Doesn't continue 111 . How many different combinations give a sum of 13? 2. Robin shoots three arrows that all hit this target. and he attains a score of 13. one letter per space.Test 22 1. W h a t is the next term in this sequence? 371 370 367 358 331 250 3. then enter the letters across. Rearrange the words on the left to match the clues on the right. The shaded columns will spell something appropriate.
B.!) 5. W h a t single letter can be inserted into each of these words to form three new words? SAME LATE USER 112 . using the s a m e words: B. means 'life begins at forty. N. so it's a good idea to cross off each one as you use it. L. W h a t are the two coded words? 1 1 M 2 0 3 R 4 E 2 T H A N 3 E V E R Word Word A: B: 4 4 5 5 6 6 3 7 5 2 3 4 6. than N. at F. (To which o n e m a y respond.4.' then what familiar saying is this? B. Each number in the code represents the sum of column and row headings of that letter.L. Each letter in the grid is used exactly once. Two six-letter words are coded in this letter grid. If L.
W h a t appendage is represented here? THETA IL O FAMOUS E 8. 6 11=7 113 .7. The four underlined words are all compass points. Add the same letter seven times (and appropriate spacing) to this string of letters to form four related words. You don't need to rearrange the letters in the string. AM HUGE OG 'VW' AC PAGE URGE. O O A O G N A O F F E E U R A A O 10. You may not change the equals sign. Janice has five different pins and wants to choose two to wear with her outfit today. How many different combinations of two pins can she pick? 9. W h a t is the answer to the question? HLOIL AX C A M E L . PRWG? 11. GAVEL. Add one line to make a true equation.
The numbers in the diagrams combine in the same way to make correct arithmetic statements. This is a list of eight six-letter islands in a simple substitution code. he the delivery of the carefully manuscript. Think of a word for the first blank. Can you crack the code and identify the islands? RXGGWE RFAEJE MFEDMN DWI WZS U X M W U W UXWBXE ISLAND MXBXWW 14.12. W h i c h is the odd one out? 13. W h a t number is missing from the last diagram? 2 5 5 9 3 8 8 114 . 15. W h a t are the two words? By paying extra for a courier service. and remove the first three letters to form the word for the second blank.
S 4. and USHER. HEAVEN & T R E M O R 6. (6.2 7 . 115 . (Better never late!) 5 . Keep subtracting the next power of 3: . The calculation is 250 . 5.Jr. 3).1 . 7. H.3 . The phrase is MIX IT ALL UP. LATHE. (5.9 . 4. They are: (6.8 1 -243. (5.243 = 7. Four combinations. s R E P M 1 " f e E F A Q 0 A L R E T E '"'tn T-: s . 3.Answers for Test 16 1. 3). 4. 5.. Better late than never. 4) 2 . T h e words formed are SHAME. 2).
The can opener. D. 10 combinations. AE. S O U T H . Add seven C's to make these drinks: COCOA. B. a n d W E S T . the two diagonals add to the same amount. 14. edited 15. In each grid. 116 . and E. E A S T . NORTH (or CAMEL). BAFFIN BORNEO CYPRUS HAWAII HONSHU SICILY TAHITI TAIWAN 14.7. Expedited. CE. COGNAC. It's the only one you usually use two hands to operate. If the pins are A. CURACAO 1 0 . south. AD. 8. the 10 combinations are AB. THE TAIL OF A M O U S E . 9. AC. COFFEE. CD. or west is 'up' on most maps?' 11. BE. The decoded question reads. 'Which of north. 6 + 1 = 7 12. 1 3 . You can match the compass points with the underlined words by examining lengths and shared l e t t e r s i n NORTH. DE. BD. east. Simply respace the letters given. BC. C.
Add the same letter twice to each word. Fm thinking of two phrases. For example. each meaning 'to date. spell something appropriate. W h a t one-word anagram of A CENT TIP might describe a cent tip? 2. Write one copy of the letter you add into the blank. The blanks. making a new word. given TALC. W h a t are the two phrases? 117 . when filled.Test 22 1 . you could add two Fs to make ITALIC. MILE MINUS SALLY CLUED WORDY GLAND WISER VERGE ICING CLANS 3.' They are both two-word phrases made up of a two-letter word followed by a three-letter word.
M a t c h each picture in the top row w i t h a picture in the bottom row by writing the corresponding letter in the blank.4. W h a t word completes this analogy? A L O U D is to BARD as SYNCH is to 6 . Q / W\\ 5 . Rearrange these letters to make t w o words that are antonyms. FOLDOUTS 118 .
Put the nine words. W h a t common English word contains consecutive letter sequence S P B ? the 9. crossword-style. What is this word? ALOHA ALONE ANISE CHEST HADES LAMAS LATCH MOPED SECTS N 8. The shaded region will spell a five-letter word that does not appear in the word list.7. One letter has already been inserted for you. W h a t is the fewest number of blocks you need to add to make this shape into a cube? 119 . into this 5 x 5 grid.
10. W h a t number and letter go on the last domino? 2 M 12 P O 3 0 17 5 N 23 L 0 8 11. How many different photos will the photographer need to take? 120 . W h a t does this say? NE RC PY IT NO 12. What's the final word? CHEST PROSE STREW MEDIC CHINK 13. Circle one letter in each word below that can be changed to another letter to make a new word. Five people want a photographer to take pictures of every possible group of three of them. The letters you circle form a five-letter word. Use the same replacement letter with this word to find a final five-letter word. You must use the same replacement letter in each word.
ACA ING OKA TAK TM A YLO 15. You don't have to change the order of the letters in any of the chunks. W h a t is the word? 121 .14. Fill in a letter to complete a six-letter word reading either clockwise or counterclockwise. Rearrange these three-letter chunks to make a saying.
maze/maize. Nome/gnome.Rnsuuers for Test 17 1. PITTANCE 2. DCBA middle ominous usually clubbed worldly gleaned twister average kicking cleanse FAR The pictures match as homophone pairs: rain/rein. lynx/links 122 . DOUBLE TAKE mile minus sally clued wordy gland wiser verge icing clans 3 . A S Y E T and S O 4.
T h e missing w o r d is T O P I C . the w o r d FLOAT does not have a homophone. LOUD and S O F T 7. so w e f i l l in R Y E S . The second layer has 3 blocks and needs 13. W e need a homophone of R I S E to f i n i s h t h e a n a l o g y . R Y E S . T h e analogy is in homophones: A L L O W E D is to B A R R E D (antonyms) as SINK is to R I S E (also antonyms). Here's the square: L A A L *<© M 0 A N S E P ' i E D S E C T S C H H A 8. The third layer has 6 blocks and needs 10. The bottom layer has 13 blocks and needs 3.5. 4 1 . The top layer has 1 block and needs 15. 123 . The number of needed blocks is 15 + 13 + 10 + 3 = 41. Raspberry 9. (Unfortunately.) 6.
B. S P E A K . 12. BDE. The words formed are cheAt. ABD. 10 photos. strAw. E then the photos needed are A B C . OVERDO 124 . CDE. ENCRYPTION. then 3. ABE. 1 4 . The circled letters spell speck. chinA. ACE. and so on. then 2. We divided the word into pairs from the front and reversed the order of the letters in each pair. Y 30 T h e letters spell MONOPOLY. BCD. mediA. 11. D. BCE. ADE. which can be changed to speAk. Arose. then 4.10. The numbers increase by 1. The replacement letter is A. A C A T MAY LOOK AT A KING 15. ACD. If the 5 people are A. C. 13.
W h a t single letter can be inserted into each of these words to form three new words? JABS THEE ABLE 2. Insert antonyms into the blanks to make two new words.Test 22 1. U TH SEA ING 125 . W h a t number belongs below the last clock? V 54 28 > 22 3.
one per square. Change one letter in each word to form a familiar saying.4. W h a t is the next term in this math-based sequence? 23 21 24 19 26 15 28 11 30 7 36 6. REVENUE IN SWEAT 7. in this g r i d so that multiplying the numbers across and down give the column and row products shown outside the grid. Rhyme Time! Find the odd one out. based on the category. 48 180 42 64 210 27 126 . Category: 5. Put the digits from 1 to 9.
what's ninth in tournaments..8. If the shelves inside the bookcase are all 2 cm thick and the vertical distances between the bookshelves are all equal. The top of the bookcase (i. the plank above the top row of books) is the same width as any of the other five shelves in the bookcase. contests. However. 127 .e. Place the eight tiles into the grid so that four sixletter words are formed. see? pageants. in cm. what is the height. in this bookcase? 9. two reading across and two reading down. A bookcase is 208 cm high and has six shelves on which to rest books. of the largest book that you can just fit. the bottom of the bookcase (on which the bottom row of books rests) includes a decorative base that puts the top surface of the bottom shelf 10 cm off the floor. always sixth! the name for me? 10. I'm always I'm third in I'm sixth in Now. standing up.
' RA RA 12. A B C D 128 . Remove one letter at a time from the word below to make smaller and smaller words. 14. Can you reduce the word to a single letter? SPARKLING 13.11. Match each picture in the top row with a picture in the bottom row by writing the corresponding letter in the blank. They were hustling to get the tent set up before the disappeared for the day. Fill in the blanks to make two different words that mean 'catch. No rearranging is allowed. Rearrange the italicized word in this sentence to make a word that will fill in the blank.
Four rectangles. W h a t is the perimeter (distance around) the entire shape? 129 . each measuring 5 units by 11 units.15. are arranged as shown.
and AMBLE.3 1 . T h e words formed are J A M B S .31 = 5.5 +7 .2 +3 . uNEARth 8c seaFARing 4.2 3 +29 . 130 . 2. 5.1 7 +19 . The cane is the odd one out of these rhymes. 3. Since the last clock has hands pointing at the 10 and the 8.Answers for Test 18 1. THEME. 80. Alternately add and subtract primes: .1 1 +13 . The calculation is 36 . The number underneath each clock is the product of the two numbers to which the hands point. the number underneath it should be 10 x 8 = 80. M . Category: money (honey) nickel (pickle) dime (mime) quarter (mortar) dollar (collar) 5.
The letter N is the 9th letter in tournameNts. 3.6. since there are 6 spaces for books: 186 -r 6 = 31. Divide by 6. Subtract 6 shelves (the top of the bookcase and five other planks): 198 . 9 to make a product of 27. 31cm. 4. Remove the decorative base: 208 . the 3rd letter in coNtests. Everything falls into place after that. and the last column must contain 1. 10. and the 6th letter in pageaNts.10 = 198. 4 5 9 T h e first column must contain 2.(2 x 6) = 186. The 5 and the 7 must be at the intersection of the only 8 1 6 products that are divisible by those two prime numbers. 131 . This answer grid can also be f l i p p e d along the main diagonal so that AFGHAN is the first word across. The letter N. 8 to make a 2 7 3 product of 64. The row products indicate the square containing the 8 and 9. 9. R E V E N G E IS SWEET 7. 8.
peony/penny. 6 4 units.11. CADB Each w o r d pictured changes its middle letter to f o r m a new word: perch/peach. SPARKLING SPARKING SPARING SPRING SPRIG PRIG PIG PI I 1 3 . mouse/moose. house/horse 1 5 . Sunlight 14. the calculation is 5 + 5 + 1 1 + 1 + 5 + 5 + 11 + 5 + 5 + 11 = 64. GRAB & TRAP 12. Starting f r o m the b o t t o m l e f t corner and working clockwise. 132 .
ACK ARD ATE BOU CHE CKM GER HOR LEV MES SEB SEN 133 . Join these fragments to form four nine-letter words. W h a t word meaning 'ropes and chains on sailing vessels' can be represented by V E S S E L S in a cryptogram? A B c 4 . W h a t number goes in the blank? 823543 46656 3125 256 4 1 2 .Test 22 1.
) T h e three words you supply. I'm convinced that even brisk solvers will require a f e w minutes to figure out which two letters just do not appear in this exciting sentence. In each line. You don't need to rearrange the letters in the string. in order. 134 . DAEMON PANPIPE TUITION DAFFY PANT TULLE 7. Fill in the only common word of the given length that comes alphabetically between each of the two given w o r d s in a dictionary. will form a familiar phrase. S D A N G A N D A R G A Y P E R 6. f i n d a w o r d that follows the first w o r d and precedes the second w o r d to form two phrases (such as S E C O N D SPLIT making 'second banana' and 'banana split' w h e n B A N A N A is entered. A d d the same letter six times (and appropriate spacing) to this string of letters to form four related words. EYES SKID BICYCLE DOOR HOUSE BELT 8.5.
Put these 1 0 three-letter groups in order so that each set of two adjacent groups forms a six-letter word. W h i c h is the odd one out? 1 1 . S T R E E T S H O W can be rearranged to make the two words S H O R T & S W E E T .9. Rearrange these letters to make a different pair of'this & that' words. IRAQ 135 . FEAR U S . BAL NET TLE TET LES SON HER LAD SEX UNI 1 0 .
Fill in a letter to complete a six-letter word reading either clockwise or counterclockwise. What number is missing from the last diagram? 2 4 16 2 2 6 36 3 4 5 60 3 2 80 8 13. W h a t five-letter name completes this analogy? D O L T is to G R O W as C O B R A is to 14. W h a t is the word? 15. The numbers in the diagrams combine in the same way to make correct arithmetic statements. W h a t common ten-letter word contains the letters IZM next to each other? 136 .12.
CHECKMATE.' ROW makes 'skid row' and 'row house. Add U six times to make these countries: SUDAN. 27. D A F F O D I L . MESSENGER HORSEBACK. BOULEVARD. FRONT R O W PANSY. 5 5 . 4\ 3\ 2\ l 1 . B.Answers for Test 19 1. 7 . 4. The sequence is T . SEAT. A torn repeats to become a tom-tom.' 137 .' SEAT makes 'bicycle seat' and 'seat belt. 6 6 . UGANDA. 3. A can repeats to become the cancan. URUGUAY. 5. FRONT makes 'eyes front' and 'front door. TULIP PERU 6. R I G G I N G has the same substitution pattern as VESSELS. 2 . The value of 33 is 27.
Quizmaster 138 . IGUANA 15. It's the only one that isn't round.^ 2 = 5. Y and Z do not appear. 13. 5.8. UNI/SEX/TET/HER/BAL/LAD/LES/SON/ NET/TLE 10. The car.8 . FAIR & S Q U A R E 12. The number in the upper-right square is the product of the numbers in the other three squares. 9. FREUD. 1 1 . Each letter in the first word shifts forward three positions in the alphabet. The calculation is 80 ^ . 14.
W h a t letter ends up on the front face? LI 139 . ZYXWVUTSRQPONMLKJIHGFEDCBA 3. This octagonal wheel that turns clockwise has the letters A through H on consecutive faces. then nine positions. The wheel is turned first one position. Rhyme time! W h a t would you call a grater that only grates a certain type of orange cheese? 2. then five positions. The word reads from left to right. then seven positions.Test 20 1. Circle six different letters in the reverse alphabet below to make something that is full of holes and still holds water. with letter D on the front face to start with. then three positions.
What was the number that the man read? 5. How many such sets of three are possible if the card labeled 24 must be one of the cards Jerry chooses? 140 . Put the seven three-letter tiles into the correct spaces to make a five-word truism. you choose six numbers from 1 to 49 inclusive and you win the grand prize if the six numbers selected in the draw match your six numbers. she lets out a cheer. In the 6/49 lottery. You must supply the breaks between the words in the final statement. knowing from that number alone that they've won. H NI ARN HSC DSL NGD ESN NGE HOU OOL T 6. a man gets a newspaper and reads to his wife the numbers that were chosen from the previous night's draw. But after he reads out only the first number. He wants to select three cards whose sum is 75. each card numbered with a different number from 20 to 30 inclusive.4. Jerry has a set of 11 cards. To check their ticket.
_ l T R 9. etc. i o0o !0 O S s a $ i* * * = ASIDES =CHECKS i* * * * *s i* r* * 50 0 o 02 = ACIDiC 50 0 :o o c 0 !=? 0°0 | 0 O S o o^i 10. decipher our playing-card coding.' R V 141 . Find the seven related words (unscramble the first one).7. Put the same three letters in both sets of blanks to make two words that mean 'let out. Using 1 = A. 2 = B. 3 = C.. W h a t single letter can be inserted into each of these words to form three new words? AIDE PRIM HATE 8. CDEMOY D A H R M Y R E S . scheme and decode the final word.
Insert the three-word title of a Shakespeare play into the blanks to form three new words. sweets. remove two consecutive letters and rearrange the rest to form another color. Beginning with the color CARMINE. The body parts eye. or licorice. arm. chocolate.11. 13. which word completes the sentence? The choices are candy. W h a t is the next term in this sequence? 4 7 12 20 33 54 88 143 232 376 12. popcorn. 14. 142 . ear. Come up with three other parts of the body consisting of only three letters. TES HE Y S A 15. leg. From the choices given. and toe all have three letters.
26) 7. 49 for their ticket. then the other two must add to 51. S. 44. 47. 29). 5. she knew that the other five numbers had to match. 4 sets of three cards. THOUGH S C H O O L I N G DOESN'T. If 24 is one of the cards. (23. and HASTE. 48. lottery numbers are listed in increasing order. 4. 143 . S P O N G E SHREDDER 3. In the newspaper. the wheel turns four full rotations and then one more position. LEARNING 6. ENDS. T h e words formed are ASIDE. PRISM. This puts E on the front face. E. and the couple had chosen the six numbers 44. 28). (22. Since 1 + 3 + 5 + 7 + 9 = 25.Answers for Test 20 1. W h e n her husband read 44. 46. 45. 30). (25. C H E D D A R 2. There four combinations not including 24 that add to 51: (21.
C O M E D Y . The calculation is 232 + 376 + 1 = 609.8.' 144 . CREAM 13. Each card represents two letters. The only words among the choices with six letters is 'sweets. The last word deciphers as: 3 of hearts = C + H 9 of diamonds = I + D 5 of diamonds = E + D 1 0 . Hip. The play is Timon of Athens. SOFA. HEATHENS. The first letter is the position of the card's value in the alphabet. 9. or S for its suit. ROMANCE. H. D R A M A . D. 15. rib (Other answers are possible. jaw. 609. SCI-FI. Sweets. RENT & VENT 11. and the second is C.) 14. HORROR. TESTIMONY. 12. THRILLER MYSTERY. add the previous two terms and add one. Each word in the sentence is inside a shape with the same number of sides. CHIDED. To get the next term.
vertically. the cost of three adults and one child is $23. or diagonally? 0 u 1 u 0 u 1 u 1 u 1 0 0 0 1 u u u 0 u 0 1 1 u 0 4. and the cost of one adult and three children is $13.T e s t 22 1. How much does one adult ticket cost? 145 . Which of these anagrams is the odd one out? CAROB TORTE PRESENT SAP DREAD 2. How many times does the French word O U I appear in this grid in a straight line horizontally. At the local theater. W h a t yellowish dessert item becomes a yellow condiment when you change its first letter? 3.
W h a t is the next term in this sequence? 31250 12500 5000 2000 800 320 146 . 6 .5. W h a t o n e . C h a n g e one letter in each o f the following words to make a familiar saying: TO PEWS IN GOLD NETS 7. M a t c h each picture in the top r o w with a picture in the b o t t o m row by writing the corresponding letter in the blank.w o r d anagram of IN O V E N S is a type of meat that may be cooked in ovens? 8.
10.9. W h a t is the word? 11. Fill in a letter to complete a six-letter word reading either clockwise or counterclockwise. What's the final word? PATIO DECAY GIANT CHAIN VI TAL 147 . Use the same replacement letter with this word to make a final five-letter word. W h a t are the two words? The thieves were put in a position when the alarm went off just as they tried to take one of the most artworks in the collection. and remove the middle two letters to form the eightletter word for the second blank. Circle one letter in each word below that can be changed to another letter to make a new word. Think of a 10-letter word for the first blank. You must use the same replacement letter in each word. The letters you circle form a five-letter word.
1 2 . what is my speed in km/h? 148 . how many hours would it take the t w o pipes to fill the tank. Insert antonyms into the blanks to make two new words. 13. "t. such as FLOWER BED ROOM SERVICE (flower bed. Arrange the five pictures below to form a chain in which each consecutive pair forms a compound word or two-word phrase. Pipe A takes 6 hours to fill a tank and Pipe B takes 3 hours to fill the same tank. bedroom. CL TH 14. room service). We've placed the CHAIN in the third spot to get you started. There are 1000 meters in a kilometer. C t a 15. W o r k i n g together. W o r k i n g alone. If travel 40 meters in 6 seconds.
All are anagrams of snakes except TORTE. If A is the cost of an adult and C is the cost of a child. TORTE. adder. 11 times 4. otter. serpent. (d)river. 2.Answers for Test 21 1. 9A + 3C = 69 A + 3C = 13 Now subtract the two equations. 8A = 56 So A = 7 5. CDAB Remove the first letters of the words pictured to form new words: (p)runes. CUSTARD becomes MUSTARD when the C changes to M . (k)night 149 . The anagrams are: cobra. $7. asp. 3. (w)easel. then 3A + C = 23 A + 3C = 13 Multiply the first equation by 3.
The words formed are Ratio.600 seconds. Alone. B E D A C (from left to right) S K E L E T O N CHAIN LETTER BOMB S H E L L . then they fill the entire tank in 2 hours. clOVER 8c thUNDER 1 4 . 9. gRant. KEY 15. 24 km/h. chaiR. The circled letters spell paint. and Pipe B fills 1/3 of the tank per hour. Pipe A fills V6 of the tank per hour. Together. which can be changed to pRint. they fill V6 + 1/3 = Vz of the tank in one hour. precious 1 0 . The replacement letter is R. then I travel 24. IS G O O D NEWS Each term is 2/5 of the one before it. 13. 2 hours. viRal. NO N E W S 7. If I travel 40 meters in 6 seconds. ALUMNI 1 1 . 150 . Precarious. 12. decRy. which is 24 km in 1 hour. 1 2 8 .000 meters in 3.6. V E N I S O N 8. PRINT. If they fill Vz the tank in one hour.
Test 22 1. W h a t five-letter word completes this analogy? Q U A S H is to Q U A S I as A S S E S is to 3. 4. Move one stick to make this equation true. W h a t common seven-letter word contains the letters LH next to each other? 2. You are not permitted to change the equals sign. W h a t is the next term in this sequence? 875 874 866 839 775 650 434 151 .
W h a t c o m m o n e i g h t . L U M I N E A L E A A Y A E A C H 7.l e t t e r w o r d m e a n i n g overturns a boat' is something a baseball team o u t f i t t e r needs to know? 6. A d d the same letter seven times (and appropriate spacing) to this string of letters to f o r m four related words. You don't need to rearrange the letters in the sting. W h i c h is the odd one out? 152 .5. W h a t letter completes the sequence? R D P T D M B 8.
W h a t single letter can be inserted into each of these words to form three new words? SUNK LIED QUAY 10.9. The numbers in the diagrams combine in the same way to make correct arithmetic statements. Three words that go together have been written in a row without spaces and with the vowels removed. W h a t is this well-known triplet? R N S T H R T 153 . W h a t number is missing from the last diagram? 8 4 3 20 8 6 4 16 7 2 2 12 11.
Each number in the code represents the sum of column and row headings o f that letter. Place the eight tiles into the grid so that four sixletter words are formed.1 2 . N 154 . C a n you place the letters in the proper places in the grid to spell a f o u r .w o r d proverb reading across? 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 6 4 5 8 6 7 2 L I N K I N G 3 7 7 4 5 8 4 M I S T A K E 5 5 6 3 9 6 H A T R E D 1 3 . T h e three w o r d s coded below are clues to the placement of their letters in this grid. t w o reading across and two reading down.
This is a list of nine six-letter countries in a simple substitution code. Circle one letter in each word in the list and replace it with one of the letters in the word EXCHANGE.10. it's a good idea to cross the letters off as you use them. The circled letters spell a target word. Can you crack the code and identify the countries? JWLQMZ YLOLFL YXIWEK PWBBYB MKWLBZ REALMS ILOLCL SEWRBX QLCJML 15. Since you'll use each letter in EXCHANGE only once. forming a new word each time. W h a t is this word? Replacement letters: E X C H A N G E BERATE SHAMUS SETTLE TALKER CORTES SERAPE HEARTY CANINE 155 .
CAPSIZES (cap sizes) 6.8 . PINEAPPLE. The equation represents 6 + 5 = 11. VI + V = XI. PAPAYA. The last letter moves one letter forward in the alphabet. 5. 91. Bellhop 2.343 = 91. 3.1 . Add P seven times to make these fruits: PLUM. 4.2 7 -64 -125 -216 -343 The calculation is 434 . A S S E T . PEACH 156 .Answers for Test 2 2 1. Keep subtracting the next larger perfect cube: .
N O S E . and pie. It's the only one that does not begin with P. 1 1 . pencil. LIKED. The other pictures are: peas. and The product of the two numbers at the top of the vertical strip of three is the same as the sum of the other two numbers. pipe. If you move the letters one forward in the alphabet.7. 1 0 . they spell S E Q J J E N C _ . The letter D in the original list will complete the 'sequence. 1 2 3 4 1 G M T A 2 R I H L 3 E N I I 4 A D N K 5 T S K E 157 . piano.' 8. 9. and THROAT 12. Kangaroo. EAR. 3. K. QUAKY. T h e words formed are SKUNK. D.2 = 3. The calculation is (5 x 1) .
BRAZIL CANADA CYPRUS GREECE ISRAEL KUWAIT PANAMA TURKEY ZAMBIA 1 5 .E Y E is t h e ' t a r g e t ' w o r d . C / / A T / / K / N N / A / / V / s L / s y / T / E / P 1 4 . HEARTH.1 3 . TANKER. S H A M E S . • •• 158 . T h i s answer grid can also be flipped along the main diagonal so that CATKIN is the first w o r d across. S E T T E E . C O R T E X . CANING. S C R A P E . B U L L ' S . T h e new words f o r m e d are: A E R A T E .
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