Category: Diversions

quizzes, puzzles and tricks

Help your fear of flying

You all know the old joke about playing aircraft crashes as inflight entertainment. Well, this could be the perfect tonic for you if you hate flying and it’s grand entertainment for airline employees.  Japanese airlines believe in hair of the…

Flagging the nation quiz

OK – here’s the task.  Firstly, identify the country for each flag and secondly, if you know that these countries are ranked, by the World Economic forum, in 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 71st in macro-economic stability, which would be in…

Wednesday evening puzzle

Solution to last evening’s: 823 6228 + —- 7051 … is is one of many valid answers. This evening’s: A rich aristocrat decided that he would give every man $45 and every woman $60. Only one ninth of the men…

Tuesday evening puzzle

Solution to last evening’s: The third: the rest of the letters sound similar: xi, chi, psi, pi, phi. This evening’s: Can you replace the letters in the sum below to make a valid calculation. Each letter represents one number only…

Monday evening puzzle

Solution to last evening’s: Fever, queue, zoo, mat, speaker, person, backgammon, house, wax, jury, diligent. This evening’s: Which is the odd letter out? Solution same time tomorrow evening.

Sunday evening puzzle

Solution to last evening’s: Prodigy, pharaoh, iceberg, pharynx, stealth, flummox, anchovy, refresh, overawe, receipt. This evening’s: Using all of the letters A to Z, each once only, complete these words: *e*er **eue **o ma* *p*a*e* *erso* ***k*am*on *ouse *a* *ur*…

Saturday evening puzzle

Solution tomorrow, same time. Below you will find 10 well-known seven letter words, with only their endings remaining. Can you determine the words? ….igy ….aoh ….erg ….ynx ….lth ….mox ….ovy ….esh ….awe ….ipt