Molly, Jimmy and Sally are in a competition. Here are their results:
- The youngest person received the least points.
- Jimmy got half of the points of the eldest.
- Sally received as many points as both others combined.
Based on this information, who is the eldest?
A number of pages were torn out of a book. The pages had the following page numbers on them:
7, 8, 100, 101, 222 and 223
How many pages in total were torn from the book?
Page 1 starts on the right hand side, and page 2 is printed on the back. Therefore, any two consecutive odd-even numbered pages will fall on the same page while two consecutive even-odd pages will fall on two different consecutive pages.
Mr. Black, Mr. Brown and Mr. Green were all eating together at a restaurant.
Each was wearing a coloured tie. The ties were black, brown and green in colour.
Suddenly the man wearing the green tie said:
“Did you notice that our ties are the same colour as our names but no one is wearing a tie that matches his name? “Strange, indeed”, said Mr. Black.
What colour tie was each man wearing?
There is a clothing store in Shelbyville. The owner has devised her own method of pricing items. A vest costs $20, socks cost $25, a tie costs $15 and a blouse costs $30. Using the method, how much would a pair of underwear cost?
What has six faces, but does not wear makeup. It also has twenty-one eyes, But cannot see?
Based on this example, solve the puzzles below:
Example: 12 = M_ _ _ _ _ IN A Y _ _ _
Answer: 12 = MONTHS IN A YEAR
26 = L_ _ _ _ _ _ IN THE A_ _ _ _ _ _ _
360 = D_ _ _ _ _ _ IN A C_ _ _ _ _
88 = P_ _ _ _ K_ _ _
7 = W_ _ _ _ _ _ OF THE W_ _ _ _
1000 = W_ _ _ _ T_ _ _ A P_ _ _ _ _ _ IS W_ _ _ _
What word in the English language does the following: the first two letters signify a male, the first three letters signify a female, the first four letters signify a great, while the entire world signifies a great woman.
What is the word?
How is seven different from the rest of the numbers between one and ten?