Brain Teasers


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Brain Teasers

  2. 3. 1: <ul><li>If it takes 85 seconds to boil 2 eggs, how long will it take to boil 3 eggs? </li></ul>
  3. 4. 2: <ul><li>When does Chicago begin with a ‘C’, and end with an ‘E’? </li></ul>
  4. 5. 3: <ul><li>My neighbour has 4 daughters, and each has a brother – how many children does my neighbour have? </li></ul>
  5. 6. 4: <ul><li>What is it that, when you take away the whole, you have some still left? </li></ul>
  6. 7. 5: <ul><li>How many times can you take 9 apples away from 54 apples? </li></ul>
  7. 8. 6: <ul><li>Can you guess the next letter in this series… </li></ul><ul><li>CYGTNLIT…? </li></ul>
  8. 9. 7: <ul><li>What do female elephants have that no other female animal has? </li></ul>
  9. 10. 8: <ul><li>What is the last thing you take off each night before you get into bed? </li></ul>
  10. 11. 9: <ul><li>How is it possible to make this sum correct? </li></ul><ul><li>5 – 2 = 4 </li></ul>
  11. 12. 10: <ul><li>Sally bets John she can jump from a 10 storey building to the concrete floor below and not injure herself. How does she win the bet? </li></ul>
  13. 14. <ul><li>The same time </li></ul><ul><li>Always – Chicago begins with a ‘C’, and end begins with an ‘E’ </li></ul><ul><li>5 – each daughter has the same brother </li></ul><ul><li>The word ‘wholesome’ </li></ul><ul><li>Only once – because then you don’t have 54 apples left </li></ul><ul><li>‘ S’ - the sequence is based on the initial letters of each word in the question </li></ul><ul><li>Baby elephants </li></ul><ul><li>Your feet from the floor </li></ul><ul><li>Write the number ‘5’ as a word using capital letters (FIVE) – then take the F and E away (minus 2) – which leaves IV – 4 in Roman numerals </li></ul><ul><li>Sally jumps from the ground floor onto the outside </li></ul>