This chess King has to visit every square on the 5x5 board, once, and once only.
However, this King can only move up/down or left/right, and cannot move diagonally.
How can the King complete this challenge?
Hint: Try moving the king around in your head.
Answer: This cannot be done, no matter what route the King takes, there will always be at least one square unvisited.
A man wants to transport a fox, a chicken and some corn across a river.
He has a rowboat, but it can only carry the man and one other item.
If the fox and the chicken are alone together, the fox will eat the chicken.
If the chicken and the corn are alone together, the chicken will eat the corn.
How does the man do it?
Hint: Start with the chicken.
He takes the chicken and then comes back.
He then takes the fox and brings the chicken back.
He then takes the corn and comes back.
Finally he takes the chicken again.
Starting with a five letter word, change one letter to create a new word. This word is then changed by one letter to create another new word.
For example, DOG, DIG, FIG etc.
These words in turn mean:
a gaggle of geese
a device for measuring time
what you can do with a mouse
a baby chicken
a device to prevent wheels from moving
a small house
a pile of cards
a small piece of wood
unable to move
FLOCK = a gaggle of geese
CLOCK = a device for measuring time
CLICK = what you can do with a mouse
CHICK = a baby chicken
CHOCK = a device to prevent wheels from moving
SHOCK = a surprise
SHACK = a small house
STACK = a pile of cards
STICK = a small piece of wood
STUCK = unable to move.
This arrow is currently pointing from South to North.
Move one line and add one other to leave the arrow pointing from East to West.
Using the BrainTracker grid below, how many words can you find? Each word must contain the central P and no letter can be used twice, however, the letters do not have to be connected. Proper nouns are not allowed, however, plurals are. Can you find the nine letter word?