Maths, logic, trivia, puns, general silliness - an assortment of stuff too disparate to go under any other title. In other words, same old rubbish.
-1. The Redds and the Blacks like to play bridge. The following statements present the facts about a recent deal:
Each woman partnered with the other woman's husband.
One side held, between both partners, at least nine cards in the trump suit.
No two players held the same number of spades or the same number of diamonds.
East held two more hearts than South.
Mrs. Black held no more than four cards in any suit.
Mr. Black diamond suit was one card longer than his club suit.
Mr. and Mrs. Redd held the same number of hearts.
North held twice as many spades as Mr. Black.
Everyone held at least one spade.
Determine where each player was sitting (North, South, East, or West) and how many spades, hearts, diamonds and clubs each held in his/her hand.
-2. Whose real name is Vincent Damon Furnier?
-3. Fill in each of the gaps with the same sequence of letters so that the sentence makes sense:
A _ _ _ _ _ _ _ DOCTOR WAS _ _ _ _ _ _ _ TO OPERATE BECAUSE HE HAD _ _ _ _ _ _ _
-4. Professor Worrier and Mrs Worrier (a long-suffering lady) attended a party with four other married couples. During the course of the evening some of the people shook hands with each other. (No one shook hands with themselves or their spouse.) Afterwards Prof. Worrier asked each of the nine others how many people they shook hands with, and surprisingly, each one gave a different answer. Question: How many people did Mrs Worrier shake hands with?
-5. One for the snooker players:
During a normal game of snooker one of the players makes a break of eight points, during which he pots the yellow ball four times. How is this possible?
-6. Who took the last chocolate out of the jar? Who did it? Can you find out from the following statements, only one of which is true?
Anne - 'Bertie took the last chocolate'
Bertie - 'Denis took the last chocolate'
Clara - 'Who, me? Wasn't me!'
Denis - 'Bertie is lying when he says I took the chocolate'
-7. A rebus:
-8. Two men walked into a bar. The third one ------