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1. In this puzzle, each letter represents a different number. Can you work out what number (0-9) each letter stands for? The leftmost letter can not be zero in any word.
R O S E +G R A S S
= F L OW E R S
2. Norma travels to work by car. Helen walks and Joan travels by train. Who travels to work by bicycle - Diana or Lucy and why? 3. ACCEDE, ARTIST, GAZEBO, GLOOMY, STATUE. Which one of the following words belongs in the list above and why? BORDER, DANCER, FRIEND, OBJECT, PRINCE. 4. If a camel is 5 years old, a giraffe is 6 years old and an elephant is 14 years old, how old is a gorilla? 5. Seven men keep a different number of pigeons. Keith has twice as many pigeons as Roger, who has a third as many as Jim, who has ten fewer than Frank, who has five times as many as Bernie, who has two more than Joe, who has half as many as George. How many birds does each man have if the total number of pigeons is 240?
5 BRAIN TEASERS
m 60, Frank 70.
gorilla is 12 years old. 5. Joe 12, Bernie 14, Roger 20, George 24, Keith 40, Ji
mal, so the
A=5, E=2, F=1, G=9, L=0, O=7, R=8, S=6. W=3 2. The third letter of each name is the same as the third letter of the method of transport, so Lucy travels by bicycle. 3. The second and fifth letters of each word in the top list are consecutive, so OBJECT. 4. The numerical value (A-Z=1-26) of the second last letter of each word is the same as the age of each ani
= 1 0 7 3 2 8
+ 9 8 5 6 6
8 7 6 2
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