Recognize the phrases depicted by the “terrible rebuses” below.
- Blood is thicker than water.
- Home is where the heart is.
- It takes two to tango.
- Haste makes waste.
Open us, and you can’t see us without a mirror.
Close us, and you can’t see us at all. What are we?
The answer is YOUR EYES.
Examine the 12 words below and determine what popular proverb is represented by them.
The answer is LOVE IS BLIND.
All the words in the table have 2 “eyes” (i’s), except for the word “love”.
Fill the blanks with 6 different letters to read a meaningful sentence.
A _losopher of _sic in _na _ght about the _ances of _tch.
You should add the 6 Greek letters φ (phi), μ (mu), χ (chi), τ (tau), ν (nu), π (pi), and get the sentence:
A philosopher of music in China taught about the nuances of pitch.
A man was going to bleach his socks because they had gotten muddy the day before. As he was pouring the bleach into the washing machine, he spilled some on the floor. He got some cleaning fluid and mopped it up with a rag. Minutes later he was dead. What killed him?
When the ammonia (NH3), found in cleaning fluids, is mixed with bleach (a dilute solution of sodium hypochlorite, NaOCl), a deadly gas (monochloramine, NH2Cl) is produced that can kill a person instantly. The resulting chemical reactions are the following:
You are chasing a criminal riding a bicycle, and you find his tracks left in the dirt. By investigating the tracks, can you determine which direction the criminal has fled to: left or right?
The front wheels of the bicycle are traveling more distance and making sharper turns. Thus, the red tracks (as shown on the image below) correspond to the front wheel, and the green tracks correspond to the back wheel.
Then, since the back wheel is always pointing towards the front wheel, we conclude that the bicycle is moving towards the right.
Turn me on my side and I am everything. Cut me in half and I am nothing. What am I?
The answer is THE DIGIT 8.
If you turn it on its side, you will get the symbol infinity. If you cut it in half horizontally, you will get the number 0.
Given the word STANDARD, take away two letters and then add three digits to make a logical sequence.
Remove the two letters A to get ST-ND-RD and then add the digits 1, 2, 3 to get 1ST-2ND-3RD.
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