Can you calculate (clue!) which word is the odd one out:
giggle, soil, bells, gobble, gosh, hole, blesses, coil
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Hint: You might need an old calculator.
This is the only word which cannot be spelled using a calculator.
For example, enter 376616 into an old-fashioned calculator and look at the number upside down, you can read giggle.
The other words can be spelled using, 7105, 57738, 4506, 3704 and 5355378.
As a test of intelligence, BrainBashers academy sits two candidates in closed room.
The invigilator has three stickers, two white and one black.
Upon each of their foreheads he places a sticker at random, so that neither candidate can see their own sticker.
The candidate who identifies their own sticker first will be allowed entry into BrainBashers academy.
After a few minutes, one of the candidates figured he had a white sticker. How?
Hint: Could he have a black sticker?
He surmised that if he had a black sticker, then the other candidate would know they had a white sticker as there was only one black sticker. Therefore they must both be white.
Using the letters EEEEGGLLOOSS complete this grid. The grid reads the same across as down.
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Answer: The words are dogs, ogle, glee and seek.
Can you complete this sentence using words which are anagrams of each other?
At the school recently, only the ==?== students could solve the ==?== equation.
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Hint: Both words begin with the letter B.
Answer: Brainy and binary.