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. Sort and identify these four groups of seven (take any number of groups up to all four if you like
Aeryn Ash Billy Blain
Chiana Crichton D'Argo Dallas Dillon Dutch Hawkins
Lambert Mac McCoy
Parker Pilot Poncho
Ripley Rygel Scott Spock Sulu Uhura
-2. Three men make the following statements regarding a murder that they are suspected of. Two of the men are lying, & one of them is telling the truth. Exactly one of the men is guilty of the crime. Is anyone definitely guilty or innocent? Which individual(s) is most likely to be guilty?
A. I didn't do it.
B. C did it.
C. A did it.
-3. Who is the odd man out and why?
Lee, Jack, Bill, Roy, Stan
-4) A rebus:
-5. Chocolate truffles cost $5.00 per pound for the first five pounds and only $3.00 per pound for any amount in excess of five pounds. Rearrange the following statements to give a flow-chart which would enable you to compute the cost of any given amount of truffles.
a. Multiply by 3
b. If the amount is over 5 pounds, skip the next two statements.
c. Add 25
d. Write the result, which is the price in dollars
e. Multiply by 5
f. Subtract 5 from the weight in pounds.
g. Skip the next three statements
-6. In what surroundings would you be likely to meet an understander, a top-mounter, and a middleman? (No Googling (yet!) - guess, or feel free to ask me questions - I'm all heart...)
-7. A short word-chain. Each answer is a two-word hyphenated answer, and the second word becomes the first word of the following answer, and the chain wraps around. A hint for starting the chain - "TV medic"
a. Indoor pest
b. Person sticking up notices, usually illegally
c. Artistic medium
d. Container for the above?
e. Type of railway wagon
f. Vehicular protector
g. Alcohol drunk on the left?
h. Container for the above?
i. Horticultural aid
-8. (With apologies to Lex) Do you know how to save a drowning lawyer? Take your ---- off his ----.