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Brain Training 1. What 5-letter word becomes shorter when you add two letters to it?
2. A bat and a ball cost ZAR 110. The bat costs 100 ZAR more than the

ball. How much does the ball cost?
3. What’s full of holes but can still hold water?

As you wing your way high in the sky to Sudoku
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Quiz a minute to see how much you actually
know about the world you live in.

1. Which country's men use the beaches? ANSWERS: BRAIN TRAINING: 1 - Short, 2 - The ball costs 5 ZAR. 100 ZAR
most deodorant? 22. Reuben Tice died trying to more than 5 is 105. The sum of which is ZAR 110, 3 -A sponge. QUIZ: 1) Japan
2) Paul Newman 3) Diners Club 4) Poisoned by chemicals 5) Eating Horsemeat
2. Who played Billy the Kid in The invent a machine to do what? 6) Florida 7) Jury Bribing 8) Australia - Story of Kelly Gang 9) Anita Loos 10)
Left Handed Gun? 23. De Witt Wallace founded Stuffing birds 11) Librarian 12) Manhattan 13) Germany 14) Charles Atlas 15) Fell
off the toilet 16) Oscars 17) It was a Dog, doing life for killing a cat 18) Eiffel Tower
3. What was the first credit card? what? 19) Oysters - wrapped in Bacon 20) Mystery of Edwin Drood 21) Sargasso sea
4. What links Humphry Davie, Mi- 24. Who is the Patron Saint of 22) Dewrinkle prunes 23) Readers Digest 24) St Nicholas 25) Sell second hand
furniture 26) Rabbits 27) Shelly Winters 28) Serve wine 29) Vatican City 30) Rock
chael Faraday, Madam Curie? thieves? around the clock 31) Denmark 32) Swagman’s Knapsack 33) Germany 34)
5. Hippophagic society members 25. According to his business card Davy Crocket 35) Karl Malden 36) American flag 37) Blaire General 38) Jellyfish
39) Her brother 40) Artful Dodger
support what? what job did Al Capone do?
6. What did Britain swap Havana 26. Humans are 10,000 times

for with Spain in 1763? more sexually active than what
7. What is the crime of embrac- animal?
27. Shirley Schrift became famous
ery? as which actress?
8. Which country made the 28. In Kansas what can a waiter
not do in a teacup (legally)?
world’s first feature film in 29. Which country has the lowest
1906? birth rate?
9. Who wrote Gentlemen Prefer 30. Which 1956 film caused riots
Blondes? in cinemas?
10. What was Norman Bates 31. Who did the USA buy the
hobby in Psycho? Virgin islands from?
11. What was Casanovas day job? 32. What was or is a Waltzing
12. Where is the world’s largest Mathilda?
gold depository Federal Re- 33. Which country was the first to
serve Bank? introduce old age pensions?
13. Which country was the first to 34. Which hats became popular
introduce old age pensions? with children in 1956?
14. Angelo Scicilano better known 35. Malden Serkiovitch is famous
as who? as which actor?
15. How did George II die? 36. What is it illegal to pawn in
16. What did Marlon Brando and New York?
George C Scott refuse? 37. What hospital did Dr Kildare
17. Why was convict 2599 unusu- work at?
al in the Pen State prison in 38. Collective nouns - a smuck of
1924? what?
18. What is 6 inches bigger in 39. Who was Cleopatra’s first hus-
Summer? band Ptolemy Dionysus?
19. What two ingredients make 40. Who was John Dawkins better
the dish Angels on Horse- known as?
back?
20. What was Charles Dickens last
(unfinished) novel?
21. Which sea on Earth has no

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