monolith was recently discovered on the planet Mars. How tall is it?
2 LETTER SEQUENCE
Which other circle
should be black to complete the sequence below?
3 A DIFFERENT SLANT
A, B, C and D
are four sleeping ladybugs on a perfectly flat tabletop. What is the direct
distance between ladybugs A and C?
4 HOME ALONE
Which home below
What six-letter word is missing from this sequence?
6 ALPHABET TICKLE
Take away one
of the letters in this grid and yet still leave all 26 letters of the alphabet.
7 THE MAGIC WORD
After hours of
searching the castle you eventually find the mysterious Room 88 at the
end of a long gloomy corridor. Appropriately enough, it has “R88” on it.
You try to open the door, but it is locked. Suddenly a ghostly voice from
inside murmurs: “Say the magic word and the door will open.” What word
should you say?
8 THE SAUCY SORCERER
One day a saucy
sorcerer winks at a witch. She immediately pays him back by turning him
into a toad. Can you take away six of the seven shapes below to leave a
sort of toad?
9 GIVE ME FIVE!
5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, ?
Can you find the number below, which comes next in the above series?
6, 15, 18, 20,
10 DOWN PAYMENT
A wizard pops into his local magic store to buy a new pet toad. Unfortunately, he only has £2 on him and the toad costs quite a bit more than this. He therefore asks the shopkeeper if he can pay £1 now and the rest the following week. The kind shopkeeper agrees to this and the wizard leaves the store happy with £1 in his pocket and a toad. How much does the toad cost?