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October, 2018

## Did you try each several times?

Here are the answers to Brain Practice, October, 2018

#### The missing number.

For top L diagram, 40/5 =8  & 8 x 8 =64,
For top R diagram 63/7 =9  & 9 x 9 = 81,
For bottom diagram 16/4 = 4  & 4 x 4 = 16.

#### Which house was the prisoner in?

Answer: The prisoner was hiding in house A as this is the only house where the car was pointed towards the street for a quick escape.

#### Did you solve these?

What famous North American landmark is constantly moving backward?

Answer : Niagara Falls. The rim is worn down about two and a half feet each year because of the millions of gallons of water that rush over it every minute.

There are 14 punctuation marks in English grammar. Can you name at least half of them?

Answer: .period.    ,comma,    :colon:       ;semi-colon;      -dash-    –hyphen–    ‘apostrophe’   ?question mark? !exclamation mark!   “quotation marks”   [brackets]    (parenthesis)    {braces}   and   … ellipses …

Name 6 or more things that you can wear on your feet beginning with the letter ‘S.’

Answer: Shoes, socks, sandals, sneakers, slippers, skis, skates, snowshoes,  stockings, stilts

#### Number Riddle

This is like an Optical Illusion… with numbers.
This riddle must be done in your head and not using pen and pencil or calculator.
Take 1000 and add 40 to it.
Now add another 30. Another 1000.
What is the total ?
Did you get 5000?
That is wrong.