Below you will see six glasses. Three of these glasses contain orange. Moving only ONE glass, can you arrange the glasses such that those containing the orange are together?
Answer: Simply take the second glass and pour the orange into the fifth glass.
Question 7 on the local BrainBashers quiz was:
Name an ancient invention, which is still used in some parts of the world today, that allows people to see through walls.
What can this be?
Hint: There are often lots of these everywhere you look.
Answer: A window.
Everything Mr Red owns is red, he lives in the UK in a red bungalow and his chairs are red, his tables are red.
His ceiling, walls and floor are all red.
All of his clothes are red, his shoes are red, even his carpet, television and phone are red.
What colour are his stairs?
Hint: Where does he live?
He doesn't have any stairs because he lives in a British bungalow, which only has a single storey!
A ship is docked in the harbour.
Over the side hangs a rope ladder with rungs a foot apart.
The tide rises at a rate of 9 inches per hour.
At the end of six hours, how much of the rope ladder will still remain above water, assuming that 9 feet were above the water when the tide began to rise?
Hint: How will the ladder rise?
Answer: Still 9 feet because the ladder will rise with the ship!