Messrs Butcher, Baker, Carpenter and Plumber are currently attending another convention. No-one is currently, nor ever has been in the same profession as their name and no-one has had the same profession twice. Alan is now a butcher, whereas Mr Brian Butcher used to be a baker. The person who is now a carpenter used to be a butcher. Charlie has never been a baker, Mr Darren Carpenter has never been a butcher and Mr Baker is not now a carpenter. Can you determine their full names, along with their current and previous professions?
Alan Baker Butcher Carpenter
Brian Butcher Plumber Baker
Charlie Plumber Carpenter Butcher
Darren Carpenter Baker Plumber
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?
Answer: This cannot be done, no matter what route the King takes, there will always be at least one square unvisited.
Question 7 on the local BrainBashers pub 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.
Using the BrainTracker grid below, how many words can you find? Each word must contain the central C 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?