The following words have had their vowels removed, can you find the missing animals?
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Hint: One of words is ANTELOPE.
Aardvark, reindeer, porcupine, rhinoceros, squirrel, ocelot (or colt), ferret, skunk, donkey, antelope.
Exactly how many minutes is it before eight o'clock if...
...40 minutes ago, it was three times as many minutes past four o'clock?
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Hint: How many minutes are between the times?
Answer: 50 minutes.
Between four o'clock and eight o'clock we have 240 minutes.
In these 240 minutes we have 4 lots of the unknown time (t) and 40 minutes.
Therefore 240 = 4 x t + 40.
Therefore t = 50 minutes.
If I was in Florida and dropped a heavy ball into a bucket of water which was at a temperature of 45 °F...
...and dropped another identical ball into an identical bucket of water at a temperature of 25 °F...
...which ball would hit the bottom of the bucket first?
Hint: Remember that the question uses Fahrenheit.
The ball would reach the bottom of the 45 °F bucket first because the water is frozen in the 25 °F bucket!
Are there more centimetres in a mile or...
...miles travelled by light in a second?
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Hint: Light travels over 186,000 miles per second
Answer: Miles travelled by light in a second.
Light travels over 186,000 miles per second and there are 160,934.4 centimetres in a mile.