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lady*b   Monday, 11/21/05 08:58:05 AM
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WEEKEND CHALLENGES- QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS:
November 19th, 20th....

WEEKEND CHALLENGE 1:
Margot likes knights but not battlers; she likes writing but not typing; she likes to listen but not to sing. Does she like an unknown or a famous author?

WEEKND CHALLENGE 1 ANSWER:
Margot likes unknown writers. She only likes words with a silent letter.

WEEKEND CHALLENGE 2:
Cressida didn't like to tell her age, so when she was asked, her mother answered for her. Her mother said, "I'm just seven times as old as she is now. In twenty years, she'll be just half the age that I will be then." How old is clever little Cressida?

WEEKEND CHALLENGE 2 ANSWER:
Cressida is four years old.

WEEKEND CHALLENGE 3:
At my favorite fruit stand in Puzzleland, an orange costs 18 cents, a pineapple costs 27 cents, and a grape costs 15 cents. Using the same logic, can you tell how much a mango costs?

WEEKEND CHALLENGE 3 ANSWER:
A mango costs 15 cents. The "logic" is 3 cents per letter (that's the way stores in Puzzleland operate)


WEEKEND CHALLENGE 4:
Name the subject of the limerick:

I'm amazing 'cause I've got the force
To hold down a cow or horse.
As you've doubtlessly found,
I am always around,
And I'm constantly working, of course.

WEEKEND CHALLENGE 4 ANSWER:
-gravity


WEEKEND CHALLENGE 5:
Name the subject of the limerick:

I am just a small letter, you see,
As irrational as I can be.
Though it sounds quite insane,
When I'm cubed, you'll obtain
The negative of little me.

WEEKEND CHALLENGE 5 ANSWER:
i. i is the mathmematical symbol for the square root of -1

WEEKEND CHALLENGE 6:
Name the subject of the limerick:

There are times I'm a spot or a grade
Or a strike or a spare that was made;
I have also gained fame
As a masculine name
And a person on whom tricks are played.

WEEKEND CHALLENGE 6 ANSWER:
Mark


LAST WEEKEND CHALLENGE:

Complete the sequence:

O, T, T, F, F, S, S, E, ____

LAST WEEKEND CHALLENGE ANSWER:
-Solution: N (This sequence if made up of the first letters in "One, Two, Three, Four, Five, Six, Seven, Eight, Nine...)












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