Fun Problem Solving Questions

Therefore, the probability of throwing either a 6 or a 7 is 11/36.

Supplementary question: What is also unique about this full club name in the entire professional football league system?

Paul Mc Gann, Peter Davidson and William Hartnell have each played the same famous sci-fi role. What is the largest English town or city never (as of 2005/06) to have been represented in the top English football division (the old First Division and now the Premier League)?

(Again this is straight-forward to work out if you know the current day and date, and have the right sort of brain....) This is an excellent lateral-thinking and maths puzzle: An art gallery features a modern work of 'moving art'. Answer A conference room contains three separate wall-mounted spotlights - right, left and front of stage. These three switches are numbered 1, 2 and 3, but they are in a back-room which has no sight of the the spotlights or the conference room (and there are no reflections or shadows or mirrors, and you are alone). What is the connection between Ben Corson and Roger Stoughton and riot control?

(This is not a trick question and is reasonably straight-forward to work out if you have that sort of brain...) A supplementary question is: what year was the last Sunday 29 February? Scientist Dr Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the telephone, had what well known unit of measurement was named after him?

How much time elapses between any Sunday 29 February and (going forward in time) the next respective Tuesday 29 February? Christopher Leyland's discovery on his brother-in-law's estate near Powys, Wales in 1888, was what?

- Salisbury Cathedral, Wonderful Terminator, Sexy Disciplinarian or Sea Bee. Arrow, Ladder, Spanner, Hockey-Stick, T-Square, Crutch. The drummer with little known 1960's high school rock group the Iguanas became which music and style icon? What upper case (capital) letter of the English alphabet (in plain sans serif font) requires that the pen be lifted from the paper twice (providing no lines are re-traced)? Which of these is not on the coast: Venice, San Diego, Reykjavik, Marrakesh, Helsinki, Lisbon?I bet you all your fortune and worldly possessions that I can find a song with any name you want.” The rich man, laughing, accepts the poor man’s bet, and bets him to find a song with his daughter’s complete name in it. A few minutes later, the poor man leaves the bar with the rich man’s wallet, car keys, and clothes in tow. …If the scale balances, then you know that the heavier ball is the seventh remaining ball.If the scale isn’t balanced, then take the heavier side and weigh any two of those three balls against one another. What other notable feature do they (including all Februarys) contain? What 15-letter word contains the letter 'E' five times and no other vowels? JCB is the name of the famous earth-moving machines; what does JCB stand for? (puzzles answers here)Months of the year that begin on a Sunday (other than February in non-leap-years) always have five Sundays. (If you can state any of her other interesting claims to fame, then award yourself a bonus point for each...)With what papers do you associate Sam Weller? - string, ostentation, smack, pitying, crash, unkindness, murmuration, drove, pod, murder, knot, colony, grist, brood, shrewdness, school, siege. What is the only US state which borders with just one other US state? Who was the 'The Wizard of Menlo Park' who said, "Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspiration." ? (Sans serif is like Arial; serif font is like Times - serif font has the extra decorative strokes at the ends of the main strokes - said to derive from engravers' practice, and actually useful in providing a horizontal reading flow for printed words.)A famous leader's first name of Mohandas is commonly replaced by a first name that means 'great soul'; who was he?So, if you want to engage your kids’ natural problem-solving skills, but you don’t want to throw them into the riddle deep end, here are 33 of the best riddles — ranging from hard riddles to medium riddles, to easy riddles — that your kids can probably solve, along with a little laughter, too. puzzles, games, trivia questions and answers for quizzes, team building activities, training and motivation1.1. for quizzes and team building games - puzzles answers here2.2. What icon of 20th century design was the Chapman Root Glass Company of Indiana responsible for introducing in 1915? - Bucephalos, Black Bess, Arion, Copenhagen, Marengo, Babieca, Dapple (an ass), Incitatus, Pegasus (three possible answers), Trigger, White Surrey, Midnight. These seemingly unpronouncable sounds actually appear in common English words; what are the three words? (There is also a less common additional word featuring the 'sthm' letter set - ack JP.)These very old iconic symbols were responsible for what modern system? Why do we say 'Bless you' to someone who has sneezed? Why did so many sailors have a crucifix tattooed on their backs in the 1700's?


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