What number comes next?
Q: 9, 14, 11, 8, 16, 7, 19, 3, 17, 2, 15, ?
A: 10, these are numbers in order around a dartboard
Explain the order
Q: 2018, 2024, 2027, 2026, 2016, 2021, 2019, 2023, 2020, 2017, 2025, 2022
A: Dog/2018, Dragon/2024, Goat/2027, Horse/2026, Monkey/2016, Ox/2021, Pig/2019, Rabbit/2023, Rat/2020, Rooster/2017, Snake/2025, Tiger/2022
Fill in the gap
Harrison Johnson Jackson Washington
Singers George Holly Janet Geno
US Presidents Benjamin Andrew Andrew George
Actors Rex Don Gordon DENZEL
Q: What follows:
Vienna, Brussels, Prague, Copenhagen, Tallinn, Helsinki, Athens ?
A: The answer is Budapest. The European countries of which these are the capitals begin with A, B, C, ... Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Hungary
Q: What follows:
MORDEN, MILE END, MOORGATE, MONUMENT, MAIDA VALE, MANOR HOUSE, MOOR PARK, MANSION HOUSE, MARYLEBONE, MILL HILL EAST, MARBLE ARCH, ?
A: The answer is Mornington Crescent. The list is of London Underground stations beginning with M in order of Scrabble score then alphabetically. Morden/9, Mile End/10, Moorgate/11, Monument/12, Maida Vale/15, Manor House/15, Moor Park/16, Mansion House/17, Marylebone/17, Mill Hill East/17, Marble Arch/19, Mornington Crescent/25.
Odd one out
Q: Which is the odd one out?
February 2nd, April 4th, June 6th, August 8th, October 10th or December 12th?
A: February 2nd, February 2nd is a Saturday where all the other dates are a Thursday.
Replace the Stars
Q: What is missing?
Picture Menance, Khan Clones, * * , Home Hope, Frontier Back
A: Spock Sith. The sequence is formed from the last words in the titles of Star Trek/Star Wars films, in order. The Third films in each series are The Search for Spock and Revenge of the Sith.
Q: What completes the list?
A: The words are anagrams of ROSE, LEEK, SHAMROCK and THISTLE, which are the symbols of the parts of the UK. THE LIST is an anagram of THISTLE.
Q: What's the final member of this sequence? Central, Circle, District, Bakerloo, Piccadilly, Hammersmith and City and ????
A: The answer is NORTHERN. The colours of the tube lines are red, yellow, green, brown, blue, pink and black and these are the order of the colours in snooker.
Q: Which of the following words is the odd one out?
CHAT, COMMENT, DIRE, ELF, FORT, MANGER, PAIN, POUR
A: The answer is ELF. This is German, the rest are French
Q: What links: D, X, 4th, Y?
A: They are British rivers: Dee, Exe, Forth, Wye
Q: What is the only number in English that, when spelled out, has all its letters in alphabetical order?
Q: Gary has friends in countries all around the world including Argentina, Denmark, Russia, Sudan and the United States. Which country is Gary in?
A: Gary is in hunGARY. His friends are in argenTINA, denMARK, RUSSia, suDAN and the uniTED states.