1 Andy had written down a number for homework wrongly. “It’s all correct except you have just left the last digit off !” opined Candy. Andy blinked at the number. Here it is with the missing digit represented by an asterisk: 348678440*
“Hurrah,” he cried. “I can’t do my homework.” “You can,” replied Candy. “You just need to figure out what digit you left off.” Which digit was it?
2 Wordpool Find the correct definition: MINIUM a) small printer’s mark b) brief hesitation c) naturally-occurring form of (red) lead tetroxide d) duration of a minim
3 E pluribus unum Rearrange the letters of CHERISHED KNAVE to make a single word
4 Same Difference Identify the two words the spelling of which differs only in the letters shown ***U* (treasure) ***V* (it opens and shuts)
5 Missing Links Find a word that follows the first word in the clue and precedes the second, in each case making a fresh word or phrase. E.g. the answer to fish mix could be cake (fishcake &
cake mix) and to bat man it could be he (bathe &
he- man)... a) road joy b) hammer nail c) custard chart d) gooseberry proof e) watering can f) go back