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Brain fodder quiz
« on: December 19, 2002, 05:12:03 pm »
Bob's brain teaser to keep you grey cells active over the festive season.  Oldies but goodies.  Answers are on http://website.lineone.net/~greenbelt/latest%20news.htm#Answers

Happy Christmas to you all  ;D

1 I have two coins in my hand with a total value of 60p. One coin is not a 50p piece. What are the two coins?
2. How many animals of each species did Moses take on board the Ark?
3. Divide 30 by 1/2 and add 10. What is the result?
4. If you were alone in a deserted house at night and there was an oil lamp, a fire laid, and a candle, and you had only one match, which would you light first?
5. Take 2 apples from 3 apples and what do you have?
6. Some months have 31 days, some have only 30 days, but how many have 28?
7. You drove a bus and left London with 50 passengers, dropped 7 off and picked up 3 at Bristol, dropped off 16 and picked up 5 at Cardiff, and drove on to Manchester arriving 5 hours later. What was the name of the driver?
8. Which country has a 4th of July - America or France?
9. A field is in the shape of a triangle with all sides equal. The farmer ploughs the field taking 1 hour 20 minutes to plough the first two sides and 80 minutes to plough the third. Why?
10. Tommy's mother has 3 children. Which one is missing? 1p is Penny, 3p is?, and 5p is Bob
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