# Puzzle Lesson 2

3 Questions | Total Attempts: 57

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• 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