796. What two words, formed from different arrangements of the same seven letters,
can be used to complete the sentence below?
The orator was not __________ to the mood of the crowd he was addressing and thus was __________ by hecklers frequently.
798. A group of math students were making copies of some documents when the copy
machine broke. They fixed the machine, but noticed that the 100% button for reproducing copies was disabled. The were left with these choices:
5% 7% 125% 200%
Can you help them make a copy at 100% in six steps, using at least three different buttons at least once?
799. Take a word that means "work upwards," change one letter and find a
word for a weather area.
Take a word that means "safe place," change one letter and find a word for a kind of bird.
Take a word for a piece of furniture, change one letter and find a set of linked pieces.
800. There are four numbers that are equal to the sum of the cubes of their
digits. Below are three of them. What is the missing equation?
153 = 1 cubed + 5 cubed + 3 cubed
370 = 3 cubed + 7 cubed + 0 cubed
407 = 4 cubed + 0 cubed + 7 cubed
801. What one three-letter word can be added to each group of letters below to
make a new word? A different word is used for each line.
1) _________DLE TOU_________
2) H___________ __________NA
803. There are 4 people that need to walk across a bridge in the middle of the night. The bridge will only hold a maximum of 2 people at a time and each time the bridge is crossed a flashlight is needed to guide the way. The 4 people only have 1 flashlight. They are late for an appointment and all 4 people must be on the other side of the bridge in 17 minutes. To make things even more difficult, each person has a different walking rate. One person can cross the bridge in 1 minute, another person can cross the bridge in 2 minutes, another in 5 minutes and the last one in 10 minutes. How do all 4 people get across the bridge in 17 minutes using 1 flashlight?
804. A bridge spans a ravine that is a mile deep. The bridge will only support a capacity of 150 pounds. How does a man weighing 145 pounds, pick up 3 balls each weighing 2 pounds and get across the bridge? If the man tries to carry the 3 balls across the bridge he will surely fall to his death ( 145 pounds + 6 pounds = 151 pounds ). He manages to get the 3 balls and himself across the bridge in only 1 trip. How?
807. For Easter, the local candy store held a contest to judge the number of large Easter eggs in a bowl. Bill guessed 35, Joe guessed 29, Ann guessed 28, Sam guessed 33 and Mike guessed 30. One was correct. One was off by 5, one by 1, one by 2 and one by 3. Who was right?