كتاب 500 سؤال لاختبار العقل

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كتاب 500 سؤال لاختبار العقل

  1. 1. This ebook licensed to billy corumbilly corumbilly corumbilly corum. Unauthorized reproduction or distribution of this ebook is illegal.
  2. 2. IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:27 pm Page 1EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  3. 3. IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:27 pm Page 2EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  4. 4. Joe CameronIQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:27 pm Page 3EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  5. 5. This edition published in 2007 by Arcturus Publishing Limited26/27 Bickels Yard, 151–153 Bermondsey Street,London SE1 3HAIn Canada published for Indigo Books468 King St W,Suite 500,Toronto,Ontario M5V 1L8Copyright © 2001 Arcturus Publishing LimitedAll rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced,stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by anymeans, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise,without written permission in accordance with the provisions of theCopyright Act 1956 (as amended). Any person or persons who doany unauthorised act in relation to this publication may be liable tocriminal prosecution and civil claims for damages.ISBN: 978-1-84193-369-6Printed in ChinaTypeset by MATS, Southend-on-Sea, EssexIQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 23/3/07 11:11 am Page 4EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  6. 6. Prepare yourself for the ultimate test of your brain power! We’re devised over 500 IQpuzzles to stretch your logical and lateral thinking abilities to the limit.This book has been meticulously compiled from some of the most deviouspuzzles you’ve seen. Some will require keen mathematical skill, others anability to recognise abstract patterns, but all our puzzles are supremely logical and canbe solved with the right approach.If you have a sharp mind, some of the answers to these puzzles will jump straight outof the page at you. However, others will require a bit more thought. Try not to rush foran answer straight away – have faith in your abilities and all will become clear – anddon’t feel tempted to have a peek at the answer page too soon. If you feel completelystumped by one particular puzzle, then move on and come back to it later – comingup with the solution to a later puzzle just might give you the inspiration you need!But the idea of this book is not about right and wrong answers, it’s aboutexercising your mind and flexing your mental muscles. With the right approach, youtoo can discover your IQ potential.The large variety of puzzles here are designed to test your powers of lateral thinkingand problem solving to the max! You’ll have to be able to recognizepatterns and sequences, spot similarities and differences and even pick your waythrough our convoluted mindbenders. The solutions to all the puzzles in this book arestaring you right in the face – you just have to be looking at them in the right way!So sit back, relax your body and let your brain take the strain – it’s all a matter of logic.IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:27 pm Page 5EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  7. 7. IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:27 pm Page 6EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  8. 8. Multiplication TableCubeNumbersSquareNumbersNumericalValuesPrimeNumbersIQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:27 pm Page 7EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  9. 9. IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:27 pm Page 8EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  10. 10. PUZZLE1What is missing in the last grid?PUZZLE2What time should the missing watch read?A B C D E2:31 3:13 3:55 4:375:19 4:55 5:13 5:32 6:01A B C D E F?TEST19IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:27 pm Page 9EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  11. 11. TEST110PUZZLE3Which circle replaces the question mark?PUZZLE4Which number replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?2564197?12 44 3 25 3 5 1 16 1 2 8 3 3 17 2 8 4 39 ? 31 2 3 4 5 6 7 8IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:27 pm Page 10EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  12. 12. TEST111PUZZLE5PUZZLE6Which letter replaces the question markto complete this circle?Which number completes the puzzle?PUZZLE7PUZZLE8Which letter replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?BFJNR??94125364981 6451171317?WTK?YPIQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:27 pm Page 11EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  13. 13. TEST112PUZZLE9PUZZLE10Which letter is missing from the lowermiddle hexagon?Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE11PUZZLE12Which number is missing from thebottom triangle?Which number replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?3581322?7 3 6 245821 1 2 4124 ?GDQ?YRXNTJLBICMWE M HN OI ? DAIQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:27 pm Page 12EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  14. 14. TEST113PUZZLE13PUZZLE14Which letter completes this puzzle? Which letter replaces the question mark to makethis puzzle work?PUZZLE15PUZZLE16Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?Where should the minute hand be puton the bottom clock?9 1 54 82 ? 73A?JPFGB G LK P QF A ?IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:27 pm Page 13EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  15. 15. TEST114PUZZLE17PUZZLE18What is missing from the last hexagon? Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE19PUZZLE20Which number replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?Which number replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?2 112637 495665 81?4216?61171341510BGEC?26 28 31 35 ?IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:27 pm Page 14EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  16. 16. TEST115PUZZLE21PUZZLE22What is missing from the last circle? Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE23PUZZLE24Which number replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?Which letter replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?7 9111315174 7101316196 11162126311 59?1721ZSMGI?DHEF? EI FE GC9 8 422 6 ?IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:27 pm Page 15EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  17. 17. TEST116PUZZLE25Which letter is missing from the lower right hand circle?PUZZLE26Which number replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?375687102624?A C G IE Y K EI U O AM Q S ?IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:27 pm Page 16EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  18. 18. TEST117PUZZLE27PUZZLE28What is missing from the last square? Which numbers complete the puzzle?PUZZLE29PUZZLE30Which number is the odd one out in each oval? Which letter replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?BA286335321648885872778649GCLJAH?WO7 3 4 6 1 91 1 0 9 0 75 2 4 2 3 29 9 5 0 0 16 7 8 2 9 71 5 4 8 ? ?2 8 93 2 43 6 ?IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:27 pm Page 17EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  19. 19. TEST218PUZZLE1PUZZLE2What is missing from the last segment? Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE3PUZZLE4Which tool will make the last scalebalance?Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle??6 43 64 98 ?N L?U4 1746456 10 14 21ZOGOFHK?IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:27 pm Page 18EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  20. 20. TEST219PUZZLE5What is missing from the lower middle circle?PUZZLE6Which letter replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?A C F J L O S UT P M K G D B XV Y C E H L N QO M I F D Z W UR V X A E G J NK H F B Y W S ?3 152462 146315 298777 182441 46316 52913?IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:27 pm Page 19EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  21. 21. TEST220PUZZLE7PUZZLE8What is missing from the bottom right hand circle? Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE9PUZZLE10Which number replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?Which number replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?6 9 15 27 ?8 13106164 19?223 72 2 8L SR ?81 5 132961 125 ?IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:27 pm Page 20EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  22. 22. TEST221PUZZLE11PUZZLE13What is missing from the last circle?Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE12PUZZLE14Which number replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?Which number replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?3 1 49271 5 ?27134935243592346?L QB K FG A?A PUY CSV CEG YGK ?BIQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:27 pm Page 21EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  23. 23. TEST222PUZZLE15PUZZLE16What is missing from the last circle? Which number completes the puzzle?PUZZLE17Which letter replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?G B CH F HA D ?B D I E K4 11926110 1057?114 1416292 7 173 11 195 13 ?IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:27 pm Page 22EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  24. 24. TEST223PUZZLE18PUZZLE19Which four digit number is missing fromthe last oval?Which number completes the puzzle?PUZZLE20Which letter replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?C XG TK PM ?B YE V6 5161 3725 247 888 ?195383575763955?IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:27 pm Page 23EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  25. 25. TEST224PUZZLE21Which of the lower circles replaces the question mark?Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE23PUZZLE22Which number replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?CEHMR SA GFMH?LJN1 37?567434 10 6KQ O ME U S Q GA I Y W U K SM C A Y OG E C?A D F G I L P RIQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:27 pm Page 24EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  26. 26. TEST225PUZZLE24PUZZLE25What is missing from the last star?Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE26PUZZLE27Which number replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?Which number replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?3 718 12 ?2 8 935 56?510237F P ZC J M T W DA K ? E1623449821110552 78 6 ?IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:27 pm Page 25EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  27. 27. TEST226PUZZLE28Which segment completes the puzzle?PUZZLE29Which letter replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?Which letter follows the sequence to complete the puzzle?Q ZCVI RUNA JMFM VRE NQJ ?14 532C L F U J C L F U JN V Q R A N V Q R AW X G S M W X G S MH B O D B O D KP Y I I T EC L F F U JN V Q R V Q R AW X G S M W X G S MH B O D K H B O D KP Y I T E P Y I T EF UV Q R AW X G SB OY IC L F UN V Q RX GA NS M W XD K H BE P G SB O D KI T E PJ CK HT E P YU J C LA NPUZZLE30?A H F M K R PIQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:27 pm Page 26EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  28. 28. TEST327PUZZLE1PUZZLE2Which number replaces the question mark andcompletes the sequence?Which number replaces the question markand completes the sequence?PUZZLE3PUZZLE4Which number replaces the question mark andcompletes the sequence?Which letter replaces the question mark andcompletes the sequence?310612741149411235?51 337923?2314413 9 4846616513 INC 26 QRG 74 DOM 87 SUI 78 AD? 24 1 11 11 33 3 1 6 59 2 9 4 26 4 8 9 35 1 ? 1 4IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:27 pm Page 27EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  29. 29. TEST328PUZZLE5Which letter replaces the question mark and completes the sequence?PUZZLE6Which number replaces the question mark and completes the sequence?FRG OPZ?N4 2 8 76 3 6 65 1 5 33 2 4 82 1 8 97 4 9 71 0 8 87 1 4 28 7 2 93 0 6 24 1 6 46 3 ? 5IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:27 pm Page 28EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  30. 30. TEST329PUZZLE7Which letter replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?PUZZLE8PUZZLE9Which number replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?Which letter replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?FHBNPBGKLBGMCLD?UJPUZZLE10Which letter replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?B U U O L Q GF H K P K L J C AM S D G O I H B K E ?3 97 2 24 11 65 7 34 84 58 ? 12 39 82 1 76 3HEWM RJG?Q XIQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:27 pm Page 29EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  31. 31. TEST330PUZZLE11PUZZLE12Which number replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?Which letter replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?PUZZLE13Which number replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?1 7 93 6 35 4 22 7 52 6 ?814 24 12?37 9 51116 3 1978 21 111341 12 62F JC Z OA N M UC ? BS JIQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:27 pm Page 30EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  32. 32. TEST331PUZZLE14PUZZLE15Which letter replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?PUZZLE16Which playing card replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?AG IC E LF D G ?4 33 ?3 91 66 40 62 24 34 71 3?IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:27 pm Page 31EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  33. 33. TEST332PUZZLE17PUZZLE18Which letter replaces the question markand completes the sequence?Which letter replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?PUZZLE19PUZZLE20Where should the missing hourhand point?Which letter replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?P UK PZ EU JF KA D? OY TFM CHRL GGSJ NIDK BEHPF?D F IX R ME M OA V RG N VE A ?IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:27 pm Page 32EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  34. 34. TEST333Mavis, Harold and Bette all ownproperties in rather exclusiveareas of the town, and haverecently had them valued. Harold livesin Meadow Rise, but his property isnot worth £75,000. The property inHoneysuckle Row worked out as thecheapest, despite it being a lovelyroad. Bette lives in a terrace house,although there are no terraced housesalong Shangri-La Way. Mavis’sproperty is not a bungalow. Can youdeduce from these clues which personlives where, in which property, andhow much the property was valued.PUZZLE21PUZZLE22PUZZLE23Which letter replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?Which number replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?CULD LTK?6 3?9DPGMFKNRGEJIProperty Road ValueOwnerMavisHaroldBette£40,000£75,000£100,000Shangri-la WayHoneysuckleRowMeadow RiseBungalowFlatTerraceShangri-laWayHoneysuckleRowMeadowRise£40,000£75,000£100,000IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:27 pm Page 33EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  35. 35. TEST334PUZZLE24Which picture cube does this shape make?PUZZLE25PUZZLE26Which letter replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?Joe and John are playingmarbles. If Joe loses onemarble to John, they will bothhave the same number ofmarbles, but if John loses onemarble to Joe, Joe will havetwice the number of marbles asJohn. How many marbles dothe two boys currently have?D G DYS K ?H LR LABCDIQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:27 pm Page 34EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  36. 36. TEST335183 12 615122 7 591211 4 815?8 3 4113 6918213 ?16 104 17225412 7 93135 9 61238 5 27215 12 ?16PUZZLE27Which number replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?PUZZLE28Which number replaces the questionmark and completes the puzzle?PUZZLE29Which number replaces the questionmark and completes the puzzle?PUZZLE30Which domino replaces the question mark to complete the puzzle?IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 5/9/05 4:25 pm Page 35EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  37. 37. TEST436PUZZLE1PUZZLE2Which number is missing? Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE3PUZZLE4Which symbol replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle??15 154 29 822 ?K ZHIL QVKFAMH C N ?D1635341?294352241177125936IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:27 pm Page 36EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  38. 38. TEST437PUZZLE5What is missing from the last circle?PUZZLE6Which letter replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?H L P T X B F JA F K P U Z E JM S Y E K Q W CC J Q X E L S ZQ Y G O W E M UD M V E N W F ?4 273684 8756113 752595 11139132 1066143 119?7170IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:27 pm Page 37EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  39. 39. TEST438PUZZLE7PUZZLE8What is missing from the bottom left circle? Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE9PUZZLE10Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?32 45 60 77 ?3 54 1745 3?5Q DC J MS GR ?E1 2 82? 5 6IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:27 pm Page 38EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  40. 40. TEST439PUZZLE11PUZZLE13What is missing from the last circle?Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE12PUZZLE14Which number replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?Which number replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?1 2 34125 6 ?73692175241061194675?? IB D GE DCA FKD JPB IPO WEF O?IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:27 pm Page 39EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  41. 41. TEST440PUZZLE15PUZZLE16What is missing from the last circle? Which number completes the puzzle?PUZZLE17Which of the bottom letters replace the question mark and completes the puzzle?L Z ET A MV N ?H D X W B4 1448726 6212315 124?210H C ZK F WN Q ?IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:27 pm Page 40EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  42. 42. TEST441PUZZLE18PUZZLE19What is missing from the last oval? Which number completes the puzzle?PUZZLE20Which letter replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?C ED IE FF ?B HD B3 107137 2594 596 157 ?71226521833247439911387?IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:27 pm Page 41EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  43. 43. TEST442PUZZLE21What is missing from the central circle?Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE23PUZZLE22Which single digit number replaces the question mark?BPFIC OJ NUURZ?VA5 66?151042352 1 75 1 3 4 21 3 7 ? 1 4 27 2 3 1 26 2 251 2 3 4 5 6 7 8IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:27 pm Page 42EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  44. 44. TEST443PUZZLE24PUZZLE25What is missing from the last star?Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE26PUZZLE27Which number replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?Which letter replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?B FL D ?M C AO1 3985267322 21 ?C K CR M D Q Z EF V V ?7391158617321277 27 5 ?IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:27 pm Page 43EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  45. 45. TEST444PUZZLE28Which shape completes the puzzle?PUZZLE29Which number replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?Which letter replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?3 7416 5223 1729 1239 694 ?14 5325 3 6 4 8 1 9 7 2 05 1 0 2 9 4 7 3 8 63 8 1 6 0 2 9 5 7 46 7 3 9 8 0 1 53 7 4 8 2 92 9 1 4 6 30 8 3 7 5 1 6 47 0 2 4 1 6 3 9 8 50 8 1 5 2 4 3 7 9 62 6 8 1 3 5 0 9 4 74 26 5 1 07 8 6 56 22 46 0 5 15 0 7 89 23 56 0 1 55 2 7 89 1 2 45 1 6 17 8 5 19 23 56 0 5 15 2 7 84 9PUZZLE30?B C E G K M QIQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:28 pm Page 44EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  46. 46. TEST545PUZZLE1Which grid replaces the question mark?PUZZLE2Which time from the choices given follows the sequence?A B C D E1:01 3:01 3:12 4:135:21 5:51 5:44 4:41 5:23A B C D E F?IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:28 pm Page 45EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  47. 47. TEST546PUZZLE3Which letter replaces the question mark from the choices given below?PUZZLE4Which number replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?9?47 24163J P TE M R X YA I V B F B EC Q M G IX T ?B F H K L N Q SIQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:28 pm Page 46EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  48. 48. TEST547PUZZLE5PUZZLE6What is missing from this wheel? Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE7PUZZLE8Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?7269645748?95134202?7 15BDCGJ?CDKRA?IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 5/9/05 4:25 pm Page 47EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  49. 49. TEST548PUZZLE9PUZZLE10What is missing from the last hexagon? Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE11PUZZLE12Which number replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?Which number replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?2338456467?2 7 3 654146 8 8 1041 ?MCKO?LJFGIEAHJNQK P NV QT Y ?SIQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:28 pm Page 48EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  50. 50. TEST549PUZZLE13PUZZLE14What is missing from the last hexagon? Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE15PUZZLE16Which number replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?Where should the hour hand be pointing onthe bottom clock?5 4 16 23 4 ?2?JN?YFGB D GF M IS J ?IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:28 pm Page 49EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  51. 51. TEST550PUZZLE17PUZZLE18What is missing from the last shape? Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE19PUZZLE20Which letter replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?Which number replaces the question markand completes the chain?B IDJQD GMPYSH MU?N12835333024211715?AHFE?1 5 9 15 ?IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:28 pm Page 50EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  52. 52. TEST551PUZZLE21PUZZLE22What is missing from the last circle? Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE23PUZZLE24Which number replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?Which number replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?8 109112142 817223 149265 95?0857532?8469R PX ?L FJ2 4 61016 26 ?IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:28 pm Page 51EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  53. 53. TEST552PUZZLE25What is missing from the last circle?PUZZLE26Which number replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?4311210822565?A D D BB A D IB H E FC E F ?IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:28 pm Page 52EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  54. 54. TEST553PUZZLE27PUZZLE28What is missing from the last square? Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE29PUZZLE30Which number is the odd one out in each oval? Which number replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?BA425381351117157169494125767?625 7 2 1 3 26 1 0 5 8 27 3 9 2 2 11 4 2 8 6 53 2 7 5 5 69 9 2 1 5 ?5 8 114 9 107 6 ?IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:28 pm Page 53EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  55. 55. TEST654PUZZLE1PUZZLE2Which letter replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?Which letter replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?PUZZLE3PUZZLE4Which number is missing? Which letter replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?DAEIXIMCQSNUY?HC5 652?4345 2453463 15 411311895E L R C E X CI I P H T L DM X F T M H BN R L X N F C? O Y J T Q EF O XH QM V EA JT C ?IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:28 pm Page 54EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  56. 56. TEST655PUZZLE5Which letter completes this chain?PUZZLE6Which number replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?JAF ?KXON3 6 2 62 7 5 1511 5 10 112 7 19 94 10 11 1620 7 14 19 1 17 32 3 6 19 2 4 06 5 15 30 4 1 142 3 6 ?IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:28 pm Page 55EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  57. 57. TEST656PUZZLE7Which letter replaces the question mark in the last star?PUZZLE8PUZZLE9Which number completes the puzzle? Which number replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?EWOGUMLCTKDUTJZP?DPUZZLE10Which letter replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?Q T X C F J OR V A D H M P T YB F K N R W Z D I L ?6 1L P D2 45 1J M C2 33 2O U F5 ?4 4L T H3 27639 64?613 6IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:28 pm Page 56EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  58. 58. TEST657PUZZLE11PUZZLE12Which letter replaces the question mark? Which number is missing from the puzzle?PUZZLE13Which number do you need to add to complete the puzzle?3 P 89 G 112 U 43 W 17 ? 1833 17 15472 25 ?486 14 8165 23 243 32 8 61 6 14 94 ? 87 7IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:28 pm Page 57EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  59. 59. TEST658PUZZLE14PUZZLE15Which letter is missing? Which letter replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?PUZZLE16Which playing card replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?GJ YN F WS ? G RQ XL GA HV QT CM HY DP ?Z EU L?IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:28 pm Page 58EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  60. 60. TEST659PUZZLE17PUZZLE18Which letter completes this puzzle? Which number will complete the grid?PUZZLE19PUZZLE20What time should the bottom clock show? Which letter replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?D LA CM FA EL HD KQ IB ??CB AIFE IADH BCEB H?132625351 0 0 2 5 61 2 1 2 8 91 4 4 3 2 41 6 9 3 6 11 9 6 4 0 02 2 5 4 4 ?IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:28 pm Page 59EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  61. 61. TEST660Newtown has always had a thrivingamateur dramatics scene. Thisyear, the Piecrust Players wereputting on a production of Macbeth.Othello, which was not performed by theCoventry Amateur Dramatics, had thecheapest tickets. Julius Caesar was theproduction put on in March and, althoughit had the best set yet seen in Newtown,was not the most expensive to see. TheReal Shakespeare Company’s productionwas put on later than the Piecrust Players’one. From this information, can you workout which group put on which play, thecost of the tickets and the month in whichthe plays could be seen?PUZZLE21Which number is missing from this puzzle? Which letter replaces the question markand completes the sequence?96112 41416?J VBXIWLLOSDKSO?JPlay OpeningmonthTicketpriceTheatregroupJulius CaesarOthelloMacbeth£3£6£10MarchJuneOctoberCoventryAmateurDramaticsRealShakespeareCo.PiecrustPlayersMarchJuneOctober£3£6£10PUZZLE23PUZZLE22IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:28 pm Page 60EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  62. 62. TEST661PUZZLE24Which picture cube does this shape make?PUZZLE25PUZZLE26Which number replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?6 7 22213 4 ?13 917 5Penelope buys a smallbottle of her favouriteperfume for £10. If theperfume is worth £9 morethan the cost of the ornatebottle it comes in, howmuch is the bottle worth?ABCDIQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:28 pm Page 61EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  63. 63. TEST662PUZZLE27Which letter is missing from the last grid?AU Z ECFJ O THKY D IMPN ? XRPUZZLE28Which letter is missing from the puzzle?H LPTXBF RJ NV ZD?LPPUZZLE29Which letter replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?AJ O TUXD J PQJM T AB?V D LMPUZZLE30What is required to complete the puzzle??IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:28 pm Page 62EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  64. 64. TEST763PUZZLE1What is missing from the last grid?PUZZLE2Which watch shown below fills the missing space?A B C D E9:05 8:53 8:29 7:537:05 7:33 6:59 6:56 7:08A B C D E F?IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:28 pm Page 63EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  65. 65. TEST764PUZZLE3What is missing from the last circle?PUZZLE4Which number replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?4522 1087311 12?3 1 42 1 5 1 13 1 2 0 4 2 06 1 2 3 28 4 ?1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:28 pm Page 64EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  66. 66. TEST765PUZZLE5PUZZLE6What is missing from the last segment? Which number completes the puzzle?PUZZLE7PUZZLE8Which number replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?68122036?23376251 ?21883250?DHVFB?IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 5/9/05 4:25 pm Page 65EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  67. 67. TEST766PUZZLE9PUZZLE10What is missing from the last hexagon? Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE11PUZZLE12Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?58101114?7 3 2 634291 5 7 5560 ?EAJP?ENXZPGYRLGCB B EB EB H ?FIQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:28 pm Page 66EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  68. 68. TEST767PUZZLE13PUZZLE14What is missing from the last hexagon? Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE15PUZZLE16Which number replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?Where should the hour hand point to on thebottom clock?4 2 87 173 4 ?4?ID?EEAA E WI M OQ Y ?IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:28 pm Page 67EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  69. 69. TEST768PUZZLE17PUZZLE18What is missing from the last hexagon? Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE19PUZZLE20Which number replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?Which number replaces the question mark andcompletes the chain?3 73362 699116 135?53?45291397519AFDB?B F J P ?IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:28 pm Page 68EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  70. 70. TEST769PUZZLE21PUZZLE22What is missing from the last circle? Which number completes the puzzle?PUZZLE23PUZZLE24Which number replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?Which letter replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?6 213741 932457 11451195 72?31?AVKPBGLQ7 82 33 4?12 9 734 6 ?IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:28 pm Page 69EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  71. 71. TEST770PUZZLE25What is missing from the last circle?PUZZLE26Which letter replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?GAMWPDJBRNE?E L B IG D F MJ A F BC H K ?IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:28 pm Page 70EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  72. 72. TEST771PUZZLE27PUZZLE28What is missing from the last square? Which number completes the puzzle?PUZZLE29PUZZLE30Which two numbers are the odd ones outin each of these ovals?Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?2118 51515119212016126810571211314?4 1 2 5 2 36 3 5 7 4 61 5 4 2 6 57 4 5 6 3 49 6 8 8 5 74 8 7 3 7 ?2 14 223 9 354 6 ?IQ Mindbenders pp 001-071 18/8/05 5:28 pm Page 71EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  73. 73. TEST872PUZZLE1PUZZLE2What is missing from the last segment? Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE3PUZZLE4What object is needed to makethe scales balance?Which letter replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle??D HC FD BE ?A FP ?Q VGL6?1104735IQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:33 pm Page 72EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  74. 74. TEST873PUZZLE5What is missing from the last circle?PUZZLE6Which letter replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?A F D P R A C DC R U C F U P FP P A A D D R RR C C U U F F PF A P D A R D CD U R F C P U ?B FHJSNE RIWBQV LDHXAF JLNWRA QICFK X?CHWMIQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:33 pm Page 73EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  75. 75. TEST874PUZZLE7PUZZLE8What is missing from the last circle? Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE9PUZZLE10Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?3 9 17 27 ?2 3468 12?24A EA D CE GD ?G2 0 371 9 ?IQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:33 pm Page 74EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  76. 76. TEST875PUZZLE11PUZZLE13What is missing from the middle circle?Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE12PUZZLE14Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?Which number replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?3 1 7115712 10 ?5712413641891056235?N TJ P VH B?4 269 718 8?3 142 02IQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:33 pm Page 75EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  77. 77. TEST876PUZZLE15PUZZLE16What is missing from the last circle? Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE17Which number replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?3 12 74 15 96 11 ?C FILORH LPTXBE JOYD?A G HD L PN F ?IQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:33 pm Page 76EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  78. 78. TEST877PUZZLE18PUZZLE19What is missing from the last oval? Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE20Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?4 511 1624 3758 ?3 46 8B JHLE KP FC ORD MIQ ?123169145297?IQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:33 pm Page 77EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  79. 79. TEST878PUZZLE21Which of the letters below is missing from the bottom circle?Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE23PUZZLE22Which number replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?BNEHK PD HTLFZ?KU3 85?3830231712AD H MS V Z E KN R W C F J OU X B G MP T Y?A B C D E F G HIQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 5/9/05 4:28 pm Page 78EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  80. 80. TEST879PUZZLE24PUZZLE25What is missing from the last star?Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE26PUZZLE27Which number replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?Which number replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?7 914 3 53 2 ?64 3634271316 54 ?B H NT Z F L R XD J P ?35476891174 7 ?IQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:33 pm Page 79EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  81. 81. TEST880PUZZLE28Which segment fills the gap?PUZZLE29Which number replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?Which number replaces the question mark and completes the sequence?6 12585 1427 7666 441 352 ?14 532A E I M QB F J N RD H L P TY C K OG K WV H LJ N V ZS W A E IM Q U Y CP T X B FGO SZ DRRT ZK EFOG RZ DS HY MF NSFH NY SMPUZZLE30?4 9 5 6 6 3 7IQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:33 pm Page 80EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  82. 82. TEST981PUZZLE1PUZZLE2Which letter replaces the question markand completes the sequence?Which single-digit number replaces thequestion mark and completes the puzzle?PUZZLE3PUZZLE4Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?Which letter is missing?BLFVMYW?ZKOVERRE3 96382647 1625912 3 75?4801A DH MF KN RL PU XS VZ EX CF ?3 7 4 2 31 2 5 8 94 3 5 3 86 5 2 7 12 1 2 6 ?IQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:33 pm Page 81EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  83. 83. TEST982PUZZLE5Which number replaces the question mark and completes the sequence?PUZZLE6Which number completes the bottom grid?582 79?133 57335463 5 4 81 11 7 32 6 1 121 2 4 54 3 2 87 1 3 14 7 8 135 14 9 119 7 4 132 3 0 33 8 5 55 5 2 ?IQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:33 pm Page 82EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  84. 84. TEST983PUZZLE7Which letter replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?PUZZLE8PUZZLE9Which number replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?Which number completes the puzzle?KIQOWCPSWZDLIC?KYUPUZZLE10Which number replaces the question mark on the third triangle?31 1 5 2 3 0 396 11 14 8 10 5 16 ? 122 1 3 7 4 23 6 2 8 1 33 91 11 84 24 26 11 17 34 12 ? 36 22 68 2 43 517763 2119?8 3IQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:33 pm Page 83EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  85. 85. TEST984PUZZLE11PUZZLE12Which number replaces the question mark tocomplete the puzzle?Which number replaces the question mark andcompletes the sequence?PUZZLE13Which letter replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?3 5 32 4 78 4 36 2 92 11 ?OY X GAGM D USYW ? EKWK R SIEA P IQ23 1712 11 63 9 2 46 7 21 ?IQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:33 pm Page 84EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  86. 86. TEST985PUZZLE14PUZZLE15Which number replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?Which number replaces the question mark tofinish this puzzle?PUZZLE16Which playing card replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?46 29 3 119 10 7 ?5 59 72 17 510 563 3515 2018 ?3 42 2?IQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:33 pm Page 85EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  87. 87. TEST986PUZZLE17PUZZLE18Which letter replaces the question mark andcompletes the sequence?Which letter replaces the question mark andcompletes the grid?PUZZLE19PUZZLE20Where should the missinghour hand point to?Which letter completes this puzzle?A MJ UR FB SE PP HI ZY ??ON CHTL NJFM BDPE A?1881318B N ZH T FQ E SX L ZE U KM C ?IQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:33 pm Page 86EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  88. 88. TEST987Bob, Mike and Sandra are all keengardeners, and are proud of theirallotments. Bob never works on hispatch on a Friday, and without the kneeproblems which affect some of hisfriends, produces the best roses in thevillage. Sandra, who suffers from tenniselbow, only gets chance to work onMondays, and is not known for herapples. The person who grows applesalways works on the allotments on aFriday. There is enough information hereto work out which gardener produceswhich crop, which day of the week theycan usually be found at the allotments,and what kind of injury each one tendedto suffer from.PUZZLE21PUZZLE22PUZZLE23Which letter replaces the question mark andcompletes the sequence?Which letter replaces the question mark andcompletes the sequence?OEFS J?BIU B?MFERKC CSOInjury Crop DayGardenerHousemaid’skneeTennis elbowBad backRosesPotatoesApplesMondayWednesdayFridayBobMikeSandraMondayWednesdayFridayRosesPotatoesApplesIQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:33 pm Page 87EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  89. 89. PUZZLE24PUZZLE25PUZZLE26Which letter replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?Q X ECM ? UJ LV LFor Christmas this year, theTaylor family had a gettogether. The following peoplewere present: one grandmother,one grandfather, two mothers,two fathers, one father-in-law,one mother-in-law, onedaughter-in-law, four children,three grandchildren, one brother,two sisters, two sons and twodaughters. What is the fewestnumber of individuals thatcould have been there?Which picture cube does this shape make?ABCDTEST988IQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 5/9/05 4:28 pm Page 88EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  90. 90. PUZZLE27Which letter replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?DF H JLGI N SUPR U XZJM Q U?PUZZLE28Which number replaces the question mark and completes the wheel?4 29863M IS W6 118?12PUZZLE29Which letter replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?DJ O TYLN T ZFJH O VC?C K SAPUZZLE30What number should the last domino show on the top to complete this puzzle??TEST989IQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:33 pm Page 89EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  91. 91. TEST1090PUZZLE1PUZZLE2What is missing from this wheel? Which number completes the puzzle?PUZZLE3PUZZLE4Which symbol is needed to balance thebottom scale?Which letter replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?? C XL OS HJ ?3 7?212 965FILDJEI?IQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:33 pm Page 90EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  92. 92. TEST1091PUZZLE5What is missing from the bottom middle circle?PUZZLE6Which letter replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?D I N S X C H MO T Y D I N S RJ Q V A F K X WE L E Z U P C BZ G B W R M ? GU P K F A V Q L1 326543 271214 5831162 796155 26544 28452?IQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:33 pm Page 91EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  93. 93. TEST1092PUZZLE7PUZZLE8What is missing from the bottom righthand circle?Which number completes the puzzle?PUZZLE9PUZZLE10Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?26 22 18 12 ?2 1134 6?63 39 9 22 01 ?5J P WEN X ?IQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:33 pm Page 92EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  94. 94. TEST1093PUZZLE11PUZZLE13What is missing from the last circle?Which number completes the puzzle?PUZZLE12PUZZLE14Which number replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?Which number replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?4 3 72469 ? 3642367329155611?57747 293 4 776 11?2 138 229 634 61411 ?6IQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:33 pm Page 93EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  95. 95. TEST1094PUZZLE15PUZZLE16What is missing from the last circle? Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE17Which of the letters below complete the puzzle?A E FH I KL M ?N O P Q RE KHOCPH NKRFSK QNIV?A Z EF U JK P ?IQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:33 pm Page 94EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  96. 96. TEST1095PUZZLE18PUZZLE19What is missing from the bottom oval? Which number completes the puzzle?PUZZLE20Which number replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?1 52 43 03 ?1 22 12 1644 3219 763 341 ?CEHKP?IQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:33 pm Page 95EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  97. 97. TEST1096PUZZLE21Which of the lower letters replace the question mark to complete the puzzle?Which number completes the puzzle?PUZZLE23PUZZLE22Which number replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?610392 28 4821?68311 1110?98567FJ O UB J S C GL R Y G P Z DI O V D MW A F?A D H L P S V ZIQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:33 pm Page 96EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  98. 98. TEST1097PUZZLE24PUZZLE25What is missing from the last star?Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE26PUZZLE27Which number replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?Which number replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?8 416 24 ?8 9 1292 4917157111125 9 ?O I MA B Y R G RL N Z ?HPXFNOXGPYD?HR NIQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 5/9/05 4:28 pm Page 97EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  99. 99. TEST1098PUZZLE28Which segment completes the puzzle?PUZZLE29Which number replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?Which number replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?1 3248 9723 2167 6211 1188 ?14 532B E H D G JK N M PQ T W S V YZ C B EF I H K NK N J MT W P SZ C F V Y BI L E HO R U K N QK NM YV YH QL HG QT PF VL HQ GPUZZLE30?3 6 5 7 8 11 15IQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:33 pm Page 98EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  100. 100. TEST1199PUZZLE1What is missing from the last circle?PUZZLE2Which watch shown below fills in the missing shape?A B C D E1:52 2:33 4:31 5:121:03 3:44 2:53 6:20 6:41A B C D E F?IQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:33 pm Page 99EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  101. 101. TEST11100PUZZLE3Which of the lower circles replace the question mark to complete the puzzle?PUZZLE4Which number replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?4266 51432?30 25B F DA E E B AD D A B A C AG C C C BH F ?A B C D E F G HIQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:33 pm Page 100EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  102. 102. TEST11101PUZZLE5PUZZLE6Which letter is missing from the right-hand segment? Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE7PUZZLE8Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?Which letter replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?3639445160?BXUSGM?K BKOBFQ?H?HIBNIQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:33 pm Page 101EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  103. 103. TEST11102PUZZLE9PUZZLE10What is missing from the last hexagon? Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE11PUZZLE12Which number replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?Which number replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?293093282?2 1 9 744723 3 7 5904 ?PBLB?NFZGVQHATKJ9 3 72 17 2 ?6IQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:33 pm Page 102EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  104. 104. TEST11103PUZZLE13PUZZLE14What is missing from the last octogon? Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE15PUZZLE16Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?Where should the hour hand point to on thebottom clock?7 5 58 213 ? 67?FI?NVA3 2 65 2 19 5 ?IQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:33 pm Page 103EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  105. 105. TEST11104PUZZLE17PUZZLE18What is missing from the last hexagon? Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE19PUZZLE20Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?Which number replaces the question markand completes the chain?10 68247 9132678 14?142?1216115738BHEC?E J O T ?IQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:33 pm Page 104EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7E E 9 A 0 7 0 6 0 C A 4 4 0 D 1 B 6 0 6 7 2 9 2 8 4 3 C 0 1 F 7
  106. 106. TEST11105PUZZLE21PUZZLE22What is missing from the last circle? Which number completes the puzzle?PUZZLE23PUZZLE24Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?4 6957312 268475 915711321 19?511?7854365792 51 22 1?E K RZI S ?IQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:33 pm Page 105EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7billy corum
  107. 107. TEST11106PUZZLE25What is missing from the last circle?PUZZLE26Which letter replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?EMIQOPDLHTJ?C F J OG L R YB I Q ZK T D ?IQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:33 pm Page 106EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  108. 108. TEST11107PUZZLE27PUZZLE28What is missing from the last square? Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE29PUZZLE30Which letter is the odd oneout in each oval?Which number replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?21CMGBLTQVPDSW83762353?A C F E G JJ S J N W NB U O F Y SD F I K M PM V M T C TE X R L E ?2 3 76 4 58 8 ?IQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:33 pm Page 107EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  109. 109. TEST12108PUZZLE1PUZZLE2Which letter replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?Which number completes this puzzle?PUZZLE3PUZZLE4Which letter will make this puzzle correct? Which letter replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?OTAFXRRLGMPVLFH?GJ IARBND?CEBOHLA M QJTRIGWN 252 RT 500 YY 400 PK 132 LG 182 ?10 9 6 12 37 14 11 7 213 8 2 1 41 6 4 2 913 9 11 16 ?IQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:33 pm Page 108EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  110. 110. TEST12109PUZZLE5Which letter replaces the question mark and completes the sequence?PUZZLE6Which number needs to be added to the final grid?KUA OSI?E4 1 6 216 10 20 63 9 11 412 8 3 07 10 17 64 2 17 63 8 1 713 14 6 136 6 3 19 11 2 59 14 4 84 3 4 ?IQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:33 pm Page 109EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  111. 111. TEST12110PUZZLE7Which number fills the centre of the last star to complete the puzzle?PUZZLE8PUZZLE9Which letter replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?Which number needs to be added tocomplete the puzzle?19346523112841174?59926PUZZLE10Which letter replaces the question mark and completes the sequence?N J Q X E L HH X T G N S Z D PB R L F Z Z R V N F ?E B9 3 6A HD A9 4 3B CA G6 1 2C ?B E9 7 5C I23721 5592?3 8IQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:33 pm Page 110EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  112. 112. TEST12111PUZZLE11PUZZLE12Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?Which letter is missing from the bottomof the grid?PUZZLE13Which number is missing from the bottom shape?7 12 81 4 63 11 119 11 512 13 ?64 19 11238 23 6?18 21 2425 15 75X FN R VL F L FR Z ZH TL?IQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:33 pm Page 111EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  113. 113. TEST12112PUZZLE14PUZZLE15Which number replaces the question mark andcompletes the sequence?Which number replaces the question mark andcompletes the sequence?PUZZLE16Which playing card replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?93 41 5 16? 14 7 239 313 716 139 107 93 ?21 68 9?IQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:33 pm Page 112EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  114. 114. TEST12113PUZZLE17PUZZLE18Which letter replaces the question mark andcompletes the sequence?Which number replaces the question markand completes the sequence?PUZZLE19PUZZLE20Where should the missing hourhand point to?Which letter replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?B GK FL QA VP U? TZ EO J?G PK ET ?X B4111610 6 4 1 2 11 2 5 1 4 42 1 6 1 6 93 4 3 1 9 65 1 2 2 2 57 2 9 2 5 ?IQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:33 pm Page 113EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  115. 115. TEST12114Andrew, Daisy and Lily were allexcited about their school’s fancydress competition, and theirmothers had spent a good deal of timegetting their costumes ready. Jane’s childwas the youngest of the group, and hadgone dressed up as a T.V set. Mary wasso proud of her child, who was 9 yearsold. Andrew, whose mum was Paula, didnot go as a Martian. Daisy loved Andrew’scostume but, being younger than him,thought she looked sweeter in hers.From all this information, can you tellwhich child had which mum, how old theywere, and which costume they wore to thefancy dress competition.PUZZLE21PUZZLE22PUZZLE23Which letter replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?Which letter replaces the question mark andcompletes the sequence?DHOJ K?QMA WBBENXYUK?MGEJPMother Costume AgeChildJaneMotherChildMaryPaula789MartianCarrotT.VAndrewDaisyLilyMartianCarrotT.V789IQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:33 pm Page 114EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  116. 116. TEST12115PUZZLE24Which picture cube does this shape make?PUZZLE25PUZZLE26Which letter replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?S B KAC V ?J TJ HIf five men can dig 100holes over four days, howmany men would be neededto dig 150 holes in one day?ABCDIQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 6/9/05 2:46 pm Page 115EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  117. 117. TEST12116PUZZLE27Which number replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?312 18 145411 5 79816 13 10549 16 13?PUZZLE28Which letter replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?E ZWQLHD IR OV SN?GAPUZZLE29Which number replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?45 6 1558 11 32442 8 61237 11 ?28PUZZLE30What spot total should be shown where the question mark is??IQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:33 pm Page 116EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  118. 118. TEST13117PUZZLE1What is missing from the last grid?PUZZLE2Which watch completes the puzzle?A B C D E1:51 2:40 4:18 7:4510:50 11:41 9:36 10:44 11:01A B C D E F?IQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:33 pm Page 117EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  119. 119. TEST13118PUZZLE3Which of the lower circles is the missing one from the puzzle?PUZZLE4Which letter replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?M?IA PEHCJ5 3 26 4 2 5 38 2 7 4 1 5 13 2 4 6 12 ? 71 2 3 4 5 6 7 8IQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:33 pm Page 118EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  120. 120. TEST13119PUZZLE5PUZZLE6What is missing from the last segment? Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE7PUZZLE8Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?1217243344?375121110?4 10JUQBF?144169225256121?IQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:33 pm Page 119EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  121. 121. TEST13120PUZZLE9PUZZLE10What is missing from the last hexagon? Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE11PUZZLE12Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?79132137?7 4 3 173226 5 8 5473 ?PBM?QIOAKESRDGFCB G IU PW B ?NIQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:33 pm Page 120EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  122. 122. TEST13121PUZZLE13PUZZLE14What is missing from the last circle? Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE15PUZZLE16Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?Where should the minute hand point to onthe bottom clock?6 13 1128 2621 23 ?18?QV?IQMA G FJ Y OE H ?IQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:33 pm Page 121EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  123. 123. TEST13122PUZZLE17PUZZLE18What is missing from the last hexagon? Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE19PUZZLE20Which letter replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?Which number replaces the question markand completes the chain?A OCZUM XSDYSG BWE?54925837161186?BGDC?1 2 4 6 ?IQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:33 pm Page 122EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  124. 124. TEST13123PUZZLE21PUZZLE22What is missing from the last circle? Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE23PUZZLE24Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?Which letter replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?9 431435 630587 251366 23?82THLNH?DBCPG PL RC G?N S TGM L ?IQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:33 pm Page 123EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  125. 125. TEST13124PUZZLE25Which letter replaces the question mark?PUZZLE26Which number replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?64633539968?E J O TZ S ? YU N I DP K F AIQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:34 pm Page 124EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  126. 126. TEST13125PUZZLE27PUZZLE28What is missing from the last square? Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE29PUZZLE30Which number is the odd oneout in each oval?Which number replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?BA636304812364224521218936421117?L R XT Z DN D FX J JH R LB V ?1 2 11 4 41 6 ?IQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:34 pm Page 125EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  127. 127. TEST14126PUZZLE1PUZZLE2Which number completes this wheel? Which number completes the puzzle?PUZZLE3PUZZLE4Where should the missing hour hand point toon the bottom clockface?Which letter replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle??Q TL OE H?3 3 169 2218 7 ?361676?136IQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:34 pm Page 126EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  128. 128. TEST14127PUZZLE5What is missing from the lower middle circle?PUZZLE6Which letter replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?TFMDNVYGPWC?1 6811249 23114710 8111216113 2121447 2?3210 472161IQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:34 pm Page 127EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  129. 129. TEST14128PUZZLE7PUZZLE8What is missing from the last hexagon? Which number completes the puzzle?PUZZLE9PUZZLE10Which letter replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?Which letter replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?R T K NQTVXM R C GOWB ?KGPVYCHDIFZ?QNRM6791321?DULEP?IQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:34 pm Page 128EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  130. 130. TEST14129PUZZLE11PUZZLE13What is missing from the last circle?Which number completes the puzzle?PUZZLE12PUZZLE14Which letter replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?Which number replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?A Q GJ Z PH X NC S IO E UV L ?38142102610756114329?Q4131697SJ?I OCF HMB RGD KLP A?IQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:34 pm Page 129EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  131. 131. TEST14130PUZZLE15PUZZLE16Which letter replaces the question mark to completethe puzzle?Which number completes the puzzle?PUZZLE17Which of the lower patterns completes the puzzle?A B C D E F?6 14 1124 1621 29 ?19?GIDOMIQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:34 pm Page 130EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  132. 132. TEST14131PUZZLE18PUZZLE19What is missing from the last oval? Which number completes the puzzle?PUZZLE20Which letter replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?F KBGED AITCDH BLC?5 7 10 3 ?BGKOFAHIGOCHFQEMI?IQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:34 pm Page 131EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  133. 133. TEST14132PUZZLE21Which letter is missing from the puzzle?Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE23PUZZLE22Which number replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?BFTNH WN OIFG?IWU8 1221065349 3 ?W E P HQ K V BI S ? TC Y J NIQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:34 pm Page 132EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  134. 134. TEST14133PUZZLE24PUZZLE25What is missing from the last star?Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE26PUZZLE27Which number replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?Which number replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?4 34 7 ?6 4 134 476234232 5 ?G Q AI N S X C HA K U ?255811143563?710 4IQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:34 pm Page 133EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  135. 135. TEST14134PUZZLE28What time would the blank watch show?PUZZLE29Which letter replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?Which letter replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?M S YG A G M EA U Q W C S KO K E Y QI C ?G L R T U W Y ZA B C D E4:32 6:35 5:19 7:228:06 7:54 4:19 6:06 5:32PUZZLE30?A F I L N V XIQ Mindbenders pp 072-134 17/8/05 2:34 pm Page 134EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  136. 136. TEST15135PUZZLE1PUZZLE2Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?Which letter replaces the question markand completes the grid?PUZZLE3PUZZLE4Which letter replaces the question markand completes the wheel?Which number replaces the question markand completes the sequence?E69DA35E7FE84HB?J QXELSZGK DWP?BUN6 FKM 2412 LUC 2420 IRB 94 DGQ 2434 PJH ?3 5 2 8 72 9 1 4 31 4 3 9 14 6 3 5 2J X I Z ?IQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 135EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  137. 137. TEST15136PUZZLE5What is missing from this puzzle?PUZZLE6Which letter replaces the question mark and completes the final grid?637 42?859 71120557529D C H GI X M BN S R WJ S Z IQ L G BX E N UR V B FX P H ZD J N TO C K YW U ? QE M A IIQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 136EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  138. 138. TEST15137PUZZLE7Which number replaces the question mark in the third star?PUZZLE8PUZZLE9Which letter replaces the question markand completes the sequence?Which number replaces the question mark onthe head of the second figure?16260731031394242?76PUZZLE10Which number goes on top of the third triangle?90 2 4 5 8 12 ?56 35 22 48 30 19 27 17 113 4 6 9 14 77 1 3 3 5 7J NE P EA WB FW H WS OS WN Y NJ ?Z DU F UQ M11675 38?42 5IQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 137EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  139. 139. TEST15138PUZZLE11PUZZLE12Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?Which number completes this puzzle?PUZZLE13Which number replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?1 2 14 4 19 6 16 9 15 2 ?1715 131569 4023 6?21 3834 2111 126 13 49 4 5 519 1 317 ?IQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 138EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  140. 140. TEST15139PUZZLE14PUZZLE15Which letter replaces the question markand completes the grid?Which number replaces the question mark inthe middle box?PUZZLE16Which playing card replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?DN YK X LA Q H ?4 1212 ?3 12 79 56 15 20 30 16 6?IQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 139EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  141. 141. TEST15140PUZZLE17PUZZLE18Which letter replaces the question mark andcompletes the sequence?Which letter replaces the question mark in this grid?PUZZLE19PUZZLE20What should the missing hand point to on thebottom clock?Which letter replaces the question mark andcompletes the grid?V CO DJ QF XH HA Z? ES L53 4982 3736 1514 98JXL?N T JS Y OR X DW C IL B HQ G ?IQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 140EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  142. 142. TEST15141Marc, Jane and Sue were thethree finalists in this year’sMastercook competition. The2nd prize was awarded to thewoman who did the Italian dish. The3rd prize was the kitchen clock, butthis didn’t go to the person whoprepared a grand Chinese meal. Suewon the hamper for her lovely meal,but thought that the Italian dish wouldprobably beat her to the 1st prize.From this information, can you workout which contestant won whichprize, and what style of cooking theychose?PUZZLE21PUZZLE22PUZZLE23Which letter replaces the question mark at thebottom of the grid?Which letter replaces the question mark andcompletes the grid?FACQ LNV?HB EKQG?MCPosition Style PrizeContestant1st2nd3rdPots + pansHamperClockFrenchItalianChineseMarcJaneSueFrenchItalianChinesePots+pansHamperClockIQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 141EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  143. 143. TEST15142PUZZLE24PUZZLE25PUZZLE26Which letter replaces the question mark andcompletes the sequence?J P WRM U ?E KZ FMaria has a large climbingvine outside her house, whichdoubles in height every year.Since planting the vine sixyears ago, it has grown to26 feet. How many yearsdid it take to grow to halfthis height?Which picture cube does this shape make?ABCDIQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 5/9/05 4:30 pm Page 142EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  144. 144. TEST15143PUZZLE27Which letter replaces the question mark and completes the sequence?BB D GFMK P VSGC K TOJD ? ATPUZZLE28Which number replaces the question mark in the last circle?2 96173L PM J10 51?03PUZZLE29Which letter replaces the question mark and completes the pattern?XJ Q ONEV T AUCY F DS?K I PZPUZZLE30Which domino replaces the question mark to complete the puzzle?IQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 143EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  145. 145. TEST16144PUZZLE1PUZZLE2What is missing from this wheel? Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE3PUZZLE4Which symbol is needed to make the scalesbalance?Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?? 1 92 62 11 ?P GQME JOGCOGB U B ?P?NSNJGWFIQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 144EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  146. 146. TEST16145PUZZLE5What is missing from the last circle?PUZZLE6Which letter replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?A G C J B H E IC B D C G A B DF B A A C D G ED E G D C B A CB D E C F G A DD A B B C C J ?1 321052 140742 701411 709314 63815 83?642IQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 145EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  147. 147. TEST16146PUZZLE7PUZZLE8What is missing from the middle circle? Which number completes the puzzle?PUZZLE9PUZZLE10Which number replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?Which number replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?5 12 26 54 ?2 6156134 5?56 143 13 12 71 ?3D I N?X C HIQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 146EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  148. 148. TEST16147PUZZLE11PUZZLE13What is missing from the last circle?Which number completes the puzzle?PUZZLE12PUZZLE14Which number replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?Which letter replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?6 1 510934 3 ?DINSXAGMSYKR?FM1 42 3 99 7?5 267 2108 1146 7210 4?IQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 147EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  149. 149. TEST16148PUZZLE15PUZZLE16What is missing from the last circle? Which number completes the puzzle?PUZZLE17Which number replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?48 30 2024 15 1072 45 ?25 28 30 35 398 75116103 1726415 13121611?C D KG I FJ M ?IQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 148EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  150. 150. TEST16149PUZZLE18PUZZLE19What is missing from the last oval? Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE20Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?11 522 1032 1244 ?3 816 6D GPSA JMXY JVB EPS ?211621041451861?IQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 149EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  151. 151. TEST16150PUZZLE21Which of the bottom row of numbers replaces the question mark?Which number completes the puzzle?PUZZLE23PUZZLE22Which letter replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?5312614 54 24561?812E MIWSOKGCQ U ?5 10 72 1 10 6 33 4 5 ? 9 2 17 2 15 4 46 7 310 12 14 16 18 20 22 24IQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 150EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  152. 152. TEST16151PUZZLE24PUZZLE25What is missing from the last star?Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE26PUZZLE27Which letter replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?Which number replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?2 611 10 153 4 ?6N QJ?NQCRJD G CG C OD K V K D AB P T ?PVBDJVCJHORHBJ ?IQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 151EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  153. 153. TEST16152PUZZLE28Which segment completes the puzzle?PUZZLE29Which number replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?Which letter replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?6 4351 7153 1422 3102 208 ?14 532A B C D E E J O T YF G H I J D I N S XK L M N O C H M R WP Q R S G L Q VU V W K P UU P K W V UV Q L G S R Q PW R M H C O N M L KX S N I D J I H G FY T O J E E D C B AA BB Y T XX Y A BT YT BX Y A FF A Y XB TB TF A Y XX Y A FT B T BX A Y FF Y A XB TT BF A Y XX Y A FB TPUZZLE30?A H F K K N PIQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 152EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  154. 154. TEST17153PUZZLE1Which grid continues the sequence?PUZZLE2Which of the bottom watches fills in the missing gap?A B C D E1:20 3:12 2:34 4:534:31 6:45 5:43 6:50 6:32A B C D E F?IQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 153EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  155. 155. TEST17154PUZZLE3Which of the lower letters replaces the question mark to complete the puzzle?PUZZLE4Which number replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?13?97 11715312176 113 L 97 1 T 6 62 2 6 X 4 9 19 3 Y 5 88 ? 7L M N O P Q R SIQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 154EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  156. 156. TEST17155PUZZLE5PUZZLE6What is missing from the last segment? Which number completes the puzzle?PUZZLE7PUZZLE8Which letter replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?Which letter replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?BGCFDEEDFCG?HMWGRB?L Q71181522?748511512264?IQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 155EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  157. 157. TEST17156PUZZLE9PUZZLE10What is missing from the last hexagon? Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE11PUZZLE12Which letter replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?FHKMP?1 3 4 184022 7 5 5643 ?DHXPICUNIATNF?SK6 12 152 45 10 ?7IQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 156EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  158. 158. TEST17157PUZZLE13PUZZLE14What is missing from the last octogan? Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE15PUZZLE16Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?Where should the minute hand point to onthe bottom clock?5 6 73 122 12 ?9?MK?JJG3 5 17 9 513 15 ?IQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 157EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  159. 159. TEST17158PUZZLE17PUZZLE18What is missing from the last hexagon? Which number completes the puzzle?PUZZLE19PUZZLE20Which letter replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?Which number replaces the question markand completes the chain?A KSPND IFKLPG QUZ?123?604020141382726121822?12 8 14 18 ?IQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 158EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  160. 160. TEST17159PUZZLE21PUZZLE22What is missing from the last circle? Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE23PUZZLE24Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?3 946127 1625310 824654 1010?41?166177110642M FI OG A?3 7 224 14 ?IQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 159EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  161. 161. TEST17160PUZZLE25What is missing from the last circle?PUZZLE26Which letter replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?KCIVMJSHLTO?4 0 9 64 9 1 35 8 3 26 8 5 ?IQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 160EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  162. 162. TEST17161PUZZLE27PUZZLE28What is missing from the last square? Which number completes the puzzle?PUZZLE29PUZZLE30Which two numbers are the odd ones out inthese ovals?Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?BA35725656327296188428867291?551 7 0 5 2 12 5 1 0 2 43 2 1 1 3 03 7 1 3 3 34 7 1 7 3 95 8 2 5 5 ?A M QC U EG E ?IQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 161EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  163. 163. TEST18162PUZZLE1PUZZLE2Which number replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?Which number replaces the question mark andcompletes the grid?PUZZLE3PUZZLE4Which number replaces the question mark andcompletes the wheel?Which number replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?4762153591896?1252 6137423?229243 25 519131172293 GNQ 83 RBS 94 TUA 22 FPC 53 OLH ?3 2 13 7 16 1 12 5 05 7 24 6 60 3 14 2 94 5 18 8 ?IQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 162EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  164. 164. TEST18163PUZZLE5Which letter replaces the question mark and completes the chain?PUZZLE6Which number replaces the question mark in the bottom grid?FNV HL?RX0 6 4 21 7 5 62 9 7 12 4 6 03 5 7 44 7 8 91 9 5 53 0 6 94 2 8 40 8 4 41 9 5 83 1 7 ?IQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 163EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  165. 165. TEST18164PUZZLE7What is missing from the right hand star?PUZZLE8PUZZLE9Which letter replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?Which number replaces the question mark in thesecond figure?451269378815366?92714PUZZLE10Which letter replaces the question mark in the third triangle?F K P U Z E JC X S N I D Y T OH M R W B G L Q V A ?D HK M XG PM JR B PE FN UO ? WA BL CS G LG I3537 45?06 8IQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 164EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  166. 166. TEST18165PUZZLE11PUZZLE12Which letter replaces the question mark andcompletes the sequence?Which letter replaces the question markin this formation?PUZZLE13Which number replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?9 L 63 S 511 G 94 J 133 ? 81827 5 14439 5 2236 4 5?912 6 9463 1 72Y ES U KM O A QG I WA ?IQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 165EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  167. 167. TEST18166PUZZLE14PUZZLE15Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?Which letter replaces the question markand completes the last grid?PUZZLE16Which playing card replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?94 31 8 12 1 7 ?I VF HA JL RS DG AZ V? EQ CV M?IQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 166EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  168. 168. TEST18167PUZZLE17PUZZLE18Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?Which number replaces the question markand completes the pattern?PUZZLE19PUZZLE20Where should the minute hand point toon the bottom clock?Which letter replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?4 26 117 82 310 97 134 75 ??HI ABQL EHSW OCTK GDNPX?3 23 6 741 287 8 2 134 19 14 345 4717 5 11 ?IQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 167EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  169. 169. TEST18168Anne, Beryl and Frank are keenreaders, and like nothing morethan settling down with theirfavourite books. Beryl likes thrillers thebest, but never reads anything which islonger than 300 pages. Anne’s book,which is only 120 pages long, featuresMax Morris as its hero. Frank’s book wasa good read, but didn’t feature Lucy Carr.The romantic novel did not feature PeteShear. From this information, can youdeduce which reader likes which kind ofbook, who was the central hero of thebook they chose, and how many pageslong the books were?PUZZLE21PUZZLE22PUZZLE23Which letter replaces the question mark andcompletes the sequence?Which number replaces the question mark andcompletes the grid?JARI SBT?4 8?52335746 1 48 3 2BooktypeHeroBooklengthReaderThrillerBiographyRomance120 pgs250 pgs400 pgsPete ShearMax MorrisLucy CarrAnneBerylFrankPeteShearMaxMorrisLucyCarr120pgs250pgs400pgsIQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 168EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  170. 170. TEST18169PUZZLE24PUZZLE25PUZZLE26Which letter replaces the blank andcompletes the sequence?C H ETF E ?N DL JPatrick, Mark and Peter hadspent the week decoratingtheir elderly neighbour’s house,for which they had earned£500 between them. When itcame to dividing up the money,Patrick claimed he had worked3 times harder than Mark, andPeter had worked twice ashard as Patrick. If the moneywas to be divided fairly, howmuch did each worker receive?Which picture cube does this shape make?ABCDIQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 6/9/05 2:29 pm Page 169EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  171. 171. TEST18170PUZZLE27Which number replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?13 12 2416 18 2553 17 2175 ? 36PUZZLE28Which number replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?3 618922 92 ?4 43271PUZZLE29Which number replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?123 6 21854 5 120206 4 524?3 7 821PUZZLE30What should go on the top of the last domino??IQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 170EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  172. 172. TEST19171PUZZLE1What is missing in the last grid?PUZZLE2What time should the missing watch show?A B C D E2:25 4:34 1:51 6:163:36 2:19 7:56 8:09 3:20A B C D E F?IQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 171EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  173. 173. TEST19172PUZZLE3Which of the letters shown below replace the question mark to complete the puzzle?PUZZLE4Which letter replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?K?LB AVPFGC I PX D K S YF N T A I O VD J Q Y EL T ?B F I M P S W ZIQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 172EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  174. 174. TEST19173PUZZLE5PUZZLE6What is missing from the last segment? Which number replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?PUZZLE7PUZZLE8Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?Which letter replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?4469962556?GJNS?WNY F7634682613?54654?IQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 173EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  175. 175. TEST19174PUZZLE9PUZZLE10What is missing from the last hexagon? Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE11PUZZLE12Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?812172330?3 1 2 476273 5 2 8244 ?THFR?PBNZLXJVHTN7 11 26 145 19 ?4IQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 174EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  176. 176. TEST19175PUZZLE13PUZZLE14What is missing from the last octogan? Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE15PUZZLE16Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?Where should the missing hand point to?4 4 57 156 2 ?6??JFZRH17 8 63 8 121 5 ?IQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 175EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  177. 177. TEST19176PUZZLE17PUZZLE18What is missing from the last hexagon? Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE19PUZZLE20Which letter replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?Which number replaces the question mark andcompletes the chain?F NPZSA BJOJUC CMA?87?2621343822141070AIED?8 16 11 22 ?IQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 176EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  178. 178. TEST19177PUZZLE21PUZZLE22What is missing from the last circle? Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE23PUZZLE24Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?4 88615105 967874 126351 84?52?677443128A AD BG ?GD J MSV B ?IQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 177EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  179. 179. TEST19178PUZZLE25What is missing from the last circle?PUZZLE26Which letter replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?LDFPJKYEMNT?A B C DF I L OK P U ZP W D ?IQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 178EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  180. 180. TEST19179PUZZLE27PUZZLE28What is missing from the last square? Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE29PUZZLE30Which numbers are the odd ones out in thesetwo ovals?Which letter replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?BA232124610319342144171621424511FGJLKOIN?F M J PH HA T B VT X Q VJ KF B F ?7 2 63 9 35 4 ?IQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 179EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  181. 181. TEST20180PUZZLE1PUZZLE2Which letter is missing from this puzzle? Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE3PUZZLE4Which number replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?Which number replaces the question mark andcompletes the puzzle?7179678068?6 36 15 29 ?OY TJX D?PMQ?IHMERIQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 180EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  182. 182. TEST20181PUZZLE5What is missing from the last circle?PUZZLE6Which letter replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?H R B LM W G QJ V H TP B N ZG U I WN B P ?6 213945 1642211 3771169 1424912 1466143 132?253IQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 181EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  183. 183. TEST20182PUZZLE7PUZZLE8What is missing from the middle circle? Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE9PUZZLE10Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?5 6 9 16 ?5675125? 7W FD M VN EG ?O10 9 15?7 6 2IQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 182EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  184. 184. TEST20183PUZZLE11PUZZLE13Which number is missing from the last circle?Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE12PUZZLE14Which number replaces the question markand completes the puzzle?Which number replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?5 2 76243 2 ?51411316148996181271236?F QJ I XU M?A F6L X4E T6V F5M I?IQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 183EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  185. 185. TEST20184PUZZLE15PUZZLE16What is missing from the last circle? Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE17Which number replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?6 2 171 4 113 7 ?9 11 13 17 21X FPTDGB JTXHKS AKYB?2 6 83 7 36 4 ?IQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 184EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  186. 186. TEST20185PUZZLE18PUZZLE19Which letters are missing from the last oval? Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE20Which numbers replace the question markand complete the puzzle?14 1030 2146 32? ?8 1119 16Z HNSE KPWW DRW BIQ ?AJMHOTMVYTAFYHK?IQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 185EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  187. 187. TEST20186PUZZLE21Which of the lower letters replace the question mark to complete this puzzle?Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE23PUZZLE22Which number replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?ILUGS GF OIXA?IRZ7 8162465390 13 ?AJ M BG V Y N QP S H K Z C RE T W L OF I X?A C G J N Q U XIQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 186EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  188. 188. TEST20187PUZZLE24PUZZLE25What is missing from the last star?Which letter completes the puzzle?PUZZLE26PUZZLE27Which number replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?Which letter replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?V G35 154 60P N ?G7 51?2482619 33 23I E YF P X J T BA U M ?LPUAEKNDSGO?TC CIQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 187EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  189. 189. TEST20188PUZZLE28Which segment fills the missing gap to complete the puzzle?PUZZLE29Which number replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?Which number replaces the question mark and completes the puzzle?4 14812 122198 710106 392 471 ?14 532PUZZLE30?4 7 15 31 35 19 11IQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 188EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7
  190. 190. SOLUTIONS1891 - DThe number of black dots in each gridincreases by 1 each time, starting withthe top left grid and working to the right,top row then bottom row.2 - AStarting with the watch on the left, add42 minutes to the time shown to givethe time on the next watch to the right.3 - 6Looking at the diagram in rows, thecentral circle equals half the sum of thenumbers in the other circles to the leftand right of the centre.4 - 9The number at the centre of eachtriangle equals the sum of the lower twonumbers minus the top number.5 - EStarting with Y and moving clockwise,letters move backwards through thealphabet in steps of 2 letters, then 3then 4 etc.6 - 19As you move diagonally down, numbersfollow the sequence of Prime Numbers.7 - VAs you move down the diagram, lettersmove through the alphabet in steps of 4.8 - 16Starting bottom left and moving clock-wise around the triangle, numbers followthe sequence of Square Numbers.9 - MWorking in rows, add together thenumerical values of the left and righthand letters to give the numerical valueof the central letter.10 - OIn each segment of the diagram are apair of letters, one of which is the samedistance from the start of the alphabetas the other is from the end.11 - 39Working from top to bottom, doubleeach number and subtract 1, then 2,then 3 etc.12 - 4Working in columns, the sum of thenumbers in each column is always 14.13 - VStarting at the top left, and movingclockwise in a spiral towards the centre,letters move through the alphabet insteps of 5.14 - KThe numerical values of the letters inopposite segments of the circle alwaysadd up to 17.15 - 6The numbers in each row and columnadd up to 15.16 - Hand pointing to 5Starting with the top clock and movinganti-clockwise around the others, thehour hand moves back 1 hour, then 2,then 3 etc, while the minute hand movesforward 10 minutes each time.17 - 40Moving from left to right, numbersincrease by 2,3,4 and 5.18 - KAs you move down, the numerical valueof the letters follows the sequence ofPrime Numbers.19 - 9In each square of the diagram, the sumof the numbers is always 22.20 - 16Moving clockwise, around alternatesegments in the chain, one sequencedecreases by 1, 2, 3 and 4 each time,while the other increases by 2, 3, 4and 5.21 - 7Starting with the numbers in the top row,and following straight lines through thecentre of the diagram, subtract themiddle number from the top number togive the corresponding value on thebottom row.22 - AWriting each letter as its numerical valueand working in rows, add the top 2 digitnumber to the bottom 2 digit number togive the 3 digit result in the centre.23 - 13In each circle, starting at the top leftsegment, numbers increase, as youmove clockwise, by 2 for the upper leftcircle, 3 for the upper right, 4 for thelower right and 5 for the lower left.24 - GThe numerical values of the letters ineach row add up to 26 each time.25 - WStarting at the top left and moving down,then right one column and up etc in asnakes and ladders pattern, lettersmove through the alphabet 4 letters at atime.26 - 3In each group of 3 numbers, the lowernumber equals the average of the toptwo numbers.27 - 1Reading each row as a 3 digit number,the rows follow the sequence of squarenumbers, from 17 to 19.28 - 8,1Reading each row as 3 separate 2-digitnumbers, the central number equals theaverage of the left and right handnumbers.29 - A:58 B:86In the first oval, all numbers aremultiples of 8, and in the second, theyare all multiples of 7.30 - BIn each row, add the numerical value ofthe left and right hand letters togetherand write the letter with the reversealphabetical value in the centre.TEST 1IQ Mindbenders pp 135-208 17/8/05 2:38 pm Page 189EE9A0706-0CA4-40D1-B606-7292843C01F7

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