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Next Month In the Sequence

What month comes next in this sequence?
July June March May ???

November, the next month in alphabetical order starting with July.

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What Times Seven Is All Fours?

What is the smallest integer that is all 4s when multiplied by 7?

63,492 × 7 = 444,444

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Add An A But Sounds The Same

What word starts with the letter “I”, becomes another word by adding the letter “A” yet has the same pronunciation?

Isle, Aisle

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Odd Word Out

One of these words does not belong, one of these words is not the same. What is it about the words that does not belong? It is more apparent than the first letter not being the same.

Selflessness
Selfishness
Strengthlessness
Defencelessness

Selfishness. The rest have only one vowel.

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Typing With A Busted Keyboard

My keyboard isn’t working correctly, with vowels not appearing and the space bar only working now and again. What did we mean by the sentence below?

SPCTH FNLFR NTRTH SRTHV YGSFT HSTRS HPNTR PRS!

SPACE THE FINAL FRONTIER THESE ARE THE VOYAGES OF THE STARSHIP ENTERPRISE!

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A Special Group of Words

These words all fall into a special group. Your challenge is to nominate one of the words below and determine why it fits into the special group.

RING
TOPS
MANATEE
WINDLESS
EARTH
ANGER

Choose the word that also falls into the above group

a. MATTER
b. TUNES
c. OUGHT
d. HEARTH

c. OUGHT

Each of these words forms a different word when the last letter is moved to the front.

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A Special Something Shared

The numbers 3, 7, 8, 40, 50 and 60 all share something that no other whole number does. What is it?

When spelled out in English they each have exactly five letters.

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Rude Otto

Hannah, Otto, Todd and Eve were walking down the street. Suddenly Otto rudely told Todd he was an outsider and didn’t belong. What made Todd different?

Todd is not a palindrome.

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Days Before August 17th

How many days before August 17th is it, if fifty days ago, it was four times as many days since March 30th?

18 days or July 30th.

17 August – 18 days = 30 July.
30 July – 50 days = 10 June.
10 June – 30 March = 72 days, which equals 4 × 18.

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Just Two Letters

Using just two letters, fill in the blank letters below to make five English words. The letters are not always in the same order and the same letter may of course be used more than once. What are the words?

1. _ N T _ I N _
2. V I _ _ _ R
3. _ H _ _ L
4. _ _ _ K
5. _ _ _

The two letters are E and W. They make the following words

1. ENTWINE
2. VIEWER
3. WHEEL
4. WEEK
5. EWE

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