Puzzle Lesson 2

3 Questions | Total Attempts: 57

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
Puzzle Lesson 2

Puzzles which are based on mathematics or logic.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many squares, of any size, can you find on this chess board which do not contain a Rook?
    • A. 

      64

    • B. 

      128

    • C. 

      256

    • D. 

      96

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 2. 
    Daniel, my son, is exactly one fifth of my age. In 21 years time, I will be exactly twice his age. My wife is exactly seven times older than my daughter, Jessica. In 8 years time, my wife will be three times older then Jessica. How old are Daniel and Jessica now?
    • A. 

      Daniel is 4 years old and Jessica is 7 years old.

    • B. 

      Daniel is 17 years old and Jessica is 13 years old.

    • C. 

      Daniel is 9 years old and Jessica is 6years old.

    • D. 

      Daniel is 7 years old and Jessica is 4 years old.

    • E. 

      Daniel is 5 years old and Jessica is 2 years old.

  • 3. 
    After a day picking strawberries I had a basket full. I ate 5 and gave Geoff half of the remaining. I then ate another 3 and gave Simon one third of the remaining. I ate another 6 and then gave Kim two thirds of the remaining. I now had 34 strawberries left. How many did I start with?
    • A. 

      235 strawberries

    • B. 

      300 strawberries

    • C. 

      325 strawberries

    • D. 

      335 strawberries

    • E. 

      435 strawberries