Weekly Teasers (7) Answers

1. Complete this sequence of letters: o, t, t, f, f, s, s, _, _, _. ANSWER: E,N,T (EIGHT, NINE, TEN)brain teasers

2. From the beginning of eternity, to the end of time and space, to the beginning of every end, and the end of every place. What am I? ANSWER: LETTER ‘E’

3. I can run but I can’t walk, a mouth but I can’t talk, a head but I can’t think, a bed but I can’t sleep. Who am I? ANSWER: A RIVER

4. Which is the word in English that has nine letters, and remains a word at each step even when you remove one letter from it, right up to a single letter remaining. List each letter as you remove them, along with the resulting word at each step. ANSWER: STARTLING – Startling’ is the word. Begin by removing ‘l’, which makes it ‘starting’, then take away the ‘t’, making it ‘staring’, and so on – string; sting; sing; sin; in; and, I.

5. When you have me, you feel like sharing me. But, if you do share me, you don’t have me. What am I? ANSWER: A SECRET

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