Doria, Libby, Robb, TJ, and Vinny searched the lost and found table. By the time they finished, two gloves (one red, one blue), a blue hat, a striped sweater, and one pair of black sneakers had all made it back to their original owners. Each of the students found one of these missing items.
1. Libby and TJ both found something with red in it.
2. TJ and Doria each found a glove.
3. Vinny was the only one to walk off with something in each hand.
What items did each person find at the lost and found table?View full teaser and answer
Decapitate me and all becomes equal. Then truncate me and I become second. Cut me front and back and I become two less than I started.
What am I?View full teaser and answer
Now that you can mate with a bishop and knight, this ending should be easy!View solution
Which two people in Group A should be in Group B?
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Which word in group B belongs in group A?
A) 1. automatic 2. biology 3. thermal.
B) 4. international 5. transport 6. antiwar.View full teaser and answer
I can’t make you start from the beginning in this gold level ending; however, I can tell you that the secret to mating with just a bishop and knight and king is to drive the Black king to the OPPOSITE corner of the square color of your bishop and then walk him along the eighth rank until you get a position in the diagram. Note the king is ...View solution
Explain how the following equation is true.
byte = dollarView full teaser and answer
One word is missing from the list below. Can you figure out the pattern that will tell you what the missing word is?
begin inch chapel elastic ==?== cellar arisen endView full teaser and answer
Black to play, though it doesn’t really make a difference in the result. Is this a draw or a win for Black? Why?View solution
What letters replace the question marks in this series?
Below, we've listed the planets in the Solar System in a different order. According to this order, in which order should the two final planets appear?
Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Earth, Mars, Pluto, ?, ?.View full teaser and answer
Which of these numbers does not belong with the others?
You were warned the Gold Level of this old Swedish merit system would be challenging. White wins. Hint: what’s the only way you can get that Black knight off its square?View solution
Amy was pregnant with her 7th child. Everyone was excited. She had named her children Sandy, Adam, Denton, Edward, Dina and Ira, in their order of birth and according to a specific rule. She knows her 7th child will be a girl. Which of the following names is she likely to use, and why?
What number should finish this sequence?
23, 14, 19, 6, 20, ?View full teaser and answer
Here’s our first gold problem. Can you map out all your moves against Black’s possible defensive strategies-all from the diagram?View solution
You are an expert on paranormal activity and have been hired to locate a spirit haunting an old resort hotel. Strong signs indicate that the spirit lies behind one of four doors. The inscriptions on each door read as follows:
Door A: It's behind B or C
Door B: It's behind A or D
Door C: It's in here
Door D: It's not in here
Your psychic powers have told you three of the inscriptions are false, and one is true. Behind which door will you find the spirit?View full teaser and answer
What is the next in this pattern:
104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 89, 47, 13, 18, 33, 85, 79, 4, 5, ?View full teaser and answer
As you must know by now, with the a-pawns off the board it’s a draw, but White can win this now.View solution
While on your interplanetary vacation, you decide to stop at the planet Quocorri, a planet known for its many mathematical achievements.
While there, you decide to pick up on some of the Quocorrians mathematical variations. The Quocorrians won't tell you exactly how it works, only that it has some relationship to the Standard English math. They also give you four, true, Quocorrian math problems. They are:
So, according to this system, what is 6/2?View full teaser and answer