Random Puzzles

Puzzle 1

Are there more square inches in a piece of carpet 15 yards by 5 yards or feet in a 20 mile walk?

[Ref: ZCAG] © Kevin Stone

Hint: There are 12 inches in a foot, and 1,760 yards in a mile.

Answer: Feet in a 20 mile walk.
There are 12 inches in a foot, and 1,760 yards in a mile.
There are 105,600 feet in a 20 mile walk but only 97,200 square inches in a piece of carpet 15 yards by 5 yards.

Puzzle 2

Complete the fifth circle with the correct dots.

[Ref: ZDMN] © Kevin Stone

Hint: At each stage a new dot appears at the top.

Answer:
At each stage, a new dot starts at the top, and then goes either clockwise, or counter-clockwise.

Puzzle 3

What letter comes next in this sequence:

Z X C V B N ==?==

[Ref: ZNLY]

Hint: The answer is in front of you.

Answer: M.
From the bottom row of a keyboard.

Puzzle 4

John, Jacqueline and Daniel all like swimming. Richard, Kevin and Matthew all dislike swimming. Does Rachel like swimming?

[Ref: ZGRJ] © Kevin Stone

Answer: Yes: people with an even number of letters in their name like swimming.

Puzzle 5

Using only horizontal and vertical lines, connect every number to its pair (i.e. 1 goes to 1, 2 goes to 2, etc). The lines must not cross each other. This puzzle is not interactive, but can be printed off and solved.

[Ref: ZLIN] © Johan de Ruiter Visit www.puzzlepicnic.com for more Numberlink Puzzles.

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