Brain Challenges for You

August 2022

Your Working Memory practice for this month.

Working Memory Challenge

Hint: Begin with Line 1 to give you a clue as to the value of the cats.


You have 4 answers to choose from.

How many 5s are there between 1 and 70?


(a) 7    (b) 10    (c) 17   (d) 16



Ready for some riddles?

A father’s age is three times his son’s age.
After 5 years, the son will be 17 years old.
How old is his father then?

What time is it when an elephant sits on the fence?


What can you hold in your right hand but never in your left hand?

Before Mt. Everest was discovered, what was the highest mountain in the world?



Which fits the pattern?



Find the missing letters

There is a three-letter sequence missing from each of these words. What is it?

–  – – D

O – – –

C – – – N T

 – – – I A L

Which is the correct answer?

Tip: Remember the Bodmas rule

Use your nonverbal and coordination skills.

Just trying to sketch this activates your brain connections!

Spot the different Crown.

Use your skills of observing small details.






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Need more practice?

Healthy Memory Workout is an eBook full of puzzles to challenge your brain


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Puzzle Secrets is a companion eBook with hints and strategies for solving puzzles.