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1 Traditional Paradoxes
A paradox is an assertion that: 1) seems false but is actually true; 2) an assertion that seems true but is actually false; 3) faulty reasoning; or 4) the truth or falsity is indeterminable. See if you can reason through the following paradoxes!
Tough
5 Q
padfoot1979
Jul 19 02
16485 plays
2 The Lost Quiz of Glen DaLeachi
Uglybird and Richicago have gained possession of the legendary "Lost Quiz of Glen DaLeachi", purported to contain the name of one of FunTrivia's keys to success. Help them solve the puzzle of the DaLeachi code.
Average
10 Q
uglybird
Jun 06 06
1947 plays
3 Tom Swifties
Tom Swifties are adverbial puns. You supply the adverb! It's easiest to explain with a couple of examples! 'I don't think I'll be in school today,' Tom said... The answer is 'absently.' 'I lost my news magazine,' said Tom...the answer is 'timelessly.'
Tough
10 Q
crisw
Feb 01 02
4893 plays
4 The Ten Gates of the Sphinxes
The fountain of infinite knowledge is hidden behind ten gates, each guarded by a fierce and lethal sphinx. Only a correct passphrase will get you past each one - can you figure them out? (Take your time with this one, it's not a two-minute game!)
Difficult
10 Q
WesleyCrusher
Nov 24 11
225 plays
5 Add Letters and Remove Backbones
As part of "Mike and Rowena's Invertebrate Inquisitions", this quiz challenges you to take a CAPITALISED word, add some letters and anagram to find an invertebrate! Oh, and be sure to remove any backbones which you may find along the way.
Average
10 Q
doublemm
Mar 04 10
3642 plays
6 Tree, bark!
We all know cinnamon is a bark and aspirin can be made from willow bark, but did you know you can make any tree bark? But be careful not to bark up the wrong tree or you will find yourself disembarking from the treehouse all too quickly!
Very Difficult
15 Q
WesleyCrusher
Nov 15 09
231 plays
7 Compact #1
Three answers to three clues make one nonsensical word for the answer. Sounds hard, not really. The answers to question 2 and 3 follow on from each other. A complete worked example is included.
Average
15 Q
Auszev
Nov 17 04
1533 plays
8 Shifty Words
Use dictionary definitions to identify word pairs which differ by a constant shift of letters. Example inside.
Tough
10 Q
gentlegiant17
Jan 02 08
591 plays
9 Words found in Roman Numerals
Simply by using letters representing Roman numerals all of the following words can be formed. Can you make out each of the words in question?
Average
10 Q
moonraker2
Mar 01 13
297 plays
10 Speaking in Code
Welcome! In this quiz, I will give you a coded message. All you have to do is decipher it. I will not use any codes that do not actually exist as a distinct code. For all you detectives out there, good luck!
Average
10 Q
dustman77
Jul 16 12
357 plays
11 Juggling Letters
Take a letter from one word; add it to the other word; create two new synonymous words. Example: "TAR and RIPE" become "tear rip" after moving the "E." Type only the 2 new words for answers. Do not alter word order or add slashes or punctuation marks.
Average
10 Q
alaspooryoric
Apr 03 11
369 plays
12 Word Square Challenge
Each square contains letters that will make up meaningful words in every row and column. Can you find the missing word? An example is provided in the first question. Have fun and enjoy!
Average
10 Q
Matthew_07
Nov 27 07
663 plays
13 Hexadecimal Words
Let's define a "hexadecimal word" as a word consisting ONLY of the letters ABCDEF. Consequently, it is also a valid hexadecimal number. The question body is a linguistic lead to the word and the hint is a mathematical lead to its decimal value. Enjoy!
Tough
15 Q
gentlegiant17
Aug 16 07
939 plays
14 Computer Keyboard Symbols: Who Needs Words?
Here's another quiz from my kids. Based on a puzzle book my son Stephen has, this should be pretty easy. Simply choose the standard keyboard symbol that represents the missing word(s) in the phrases provided. Have fun!
Easy
10 Q
doorsfan58
May 20 10
1251 plays
15 It's All Roman To Me
1 + 50 + 50, when converted to Roman numerals, spells the word 'ILL'. But so does 49 + 50. The challenge is to figure out which clue leads to which word. Note: Liberties taken with numbering to enhance game play.
Average
10 Q
nutmeglad
Oct 11 04
2082 plays
16 A Little Crossword
To solve this crossword puzzle you need to draw (or imagine) a 4 by 4 grid. Definitions are given for each down, across and diagonal words.
Average
10 Q
Kabdanis
Dec 05 06
1101 plays
17 A Rich and Birdy Brainteaser
A trojan program has hijacked Richicago and Uglybird and locked them into a quiz template on the evil web site - SadTrivia. Answer the assortment of brainteasers and solve the final scramble to free them from their captors.
Tough
10 Q
uglybird
May 21 06
912 plays
18 Where the Truth Lies
Starting with the words "Where the Truth Lies", follow the directions to reach a place where the truth lies!
Average
15 Q
PDAZ
Jan 06 11
414 plays
19 Belay That Order!
Inspired by Eburge, I decided to write a Follow My Directions quiz of my own. Simply follow my directions to come up with an ending phrase.
Average
15 Q
salami_swami
Jun 07 10
468 plays
20 Ten Little White Lies
Follow my directions, and in only 10 steps, you will have a completely different phrase!
Average
10 Q
salami_swami
Jun 15 10
5940 plays
21 Compact #3
Answer three or four clues and make one nonsensical word. Sounds hard, not really. A complete worked example is included.
Average
15 Q
Auszev
Jan 11 05
552 plays
22 Progressive Words
Use my cryptic, dictionary, and mathematical hints to identify words formed by an arithmetic progression of letters. Example inside.
Very Difficult
10 Q
gentlegiant17
Jan 07 08
291 plays
23 Anagrammatic Ladder Of Letters (With A Twist)
Here's my ladder: rung N+1 is an N+1 letter word which is an anagram of the N letters of rung N plus a new letter. Unlike a real ladder, at a certain rung you might want to skip a few upwards, then reverse and climb the skipped ones at ease.
Difficult
10 Q
gentlegiant17
Mar 26 07
321 plays
24 Tower of Babelfish
The Alta Vista Babelfish page will translate phrases into different languages. If you translate from English to French then back to English, as an example, the results can be unintended- and hilarious! What was I really trying to say in these phrases?
Difficult
10 Q
crisw
May 19 00
2991 plays
25 10 Letter Words
All of these words are nouns that are 10 letters long. I give you 4 letters, in order, from somewhere in the word, and you try to guess the word! Sound easy? P.S.- spelling counts!
Very Difficult
10 Q
crisw
Apr 20 00
2595 plays
26 Compact #2
Answers to three or four clues make one nonsensical word for the answer. Sounds hard, not really. A worked example is included.
Tough
15 Q
Auszev
Dec 31 04
696 plays
27 Help! I'm Inside These Phrases!
Can you identify these phrases that have the letters H, E, L, and P in that order?
Very Difficult
15 Q
geniusonwheels
Aug 29 09
213 plays
28 Noah's Ark Word Square Challenge
Uh oh... 10 animals are hidden in word squares. Can you spot them? An example is provided in question one. Enjoy and thanks for playing!
Difficult
10 Q
Matthew_07
Nov 28 07
435 plays
29 Body Parts Word Square Challenge
Can you help Mr. Anatomy to find out ten body parts hidden in the word squares? An example is provided in the first question. Have fun and enjoy!
Tough
10 Q
Matthew_07
Dec 14 07
471 plays
30 Mmm... Bacon
I love bacon, but who doesn't? Well, in order to please your appetite, see if you can find the phrases that have the letters B,A,C,O, and N in that order.
Very Difficult
10 Q
geniusonwheels
Aug 31 09
333 plays
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