Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Five more puzzles
Another quintet of bank holiday puzzles for you. The last one's the hardest. Answers tomorrow.
6) Six words
Add one more six-letter word to this list so that every letter of the alphabet appears at least once.
7) Quiz questions
In a short quiz, four boys gave these answers.
Q1 Q2 Q3 Barry quoit quick quid Garry quad quit queen Harry quoit quick queen Larry quince quick quid
Each boy had a different number of answers correct, ranging from all right to all wrong. Which boy had all the answers right?
8) First to last
All the days of the year (e.g. JANUARY FIRST, NOVEMBER NINETEENTH) are written in alphabetical order. Which date comes first in the list, and which comes last?
9) Count the squares
How many squares are there in this diagram?
10) Premier League
Over the course of a season, each of the 20 football teams in the Premier League plays every other team twice. Teams score three points for a win and one point for a draw.
At the end of one particular season, the 20 teams had amassed a total of 1000 points between them. How many of the matches were drawn?
Please don't post any answers or heavy hints in the comments.
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