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Christmas Quiz XIII: Winners, Honour Roll and Answers

Christmas Quiz XIII: Winners, Honour Roll and Answers

The answers are now out for Christmas Quiz III, Countries and Regions! Download the answers here. This year we have a joint winner. On 99 points each, we have Alex Morris, Alex Craven and friends; and Julia and friends! The full Honour Roll is below: =1st: 99 Alex Morris, Alex Craven and Friends =1st: 99 Julia and Friends =3rd: 97 Owen and Janice =3rd: 97 Watkins Family =5th: 95 Pellereaux =5th 95 Rich and Dave 7th: 94 Team Higher Education…

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Quiz Time – A new app is available

Quiz Time – A new app is available

A talented friend, Chris Bush, has created an app for the Christmas Quizzes. https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/quiz-time-underground/id1443669257?mt=8 Available from the link above, the app currently contains the London Underground quiz and we will be adding the others over the coming weeks and months. The app is free to download and try 10 questions, with a small in-app purchase required to unlock the full quiz. In game hints are also available for those who need them! At the current time, the app is only…

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Started the Christmas Quiz

Started the Christmas Quiz

So, I’ve finally started work on Christmas Quiz XIII, only five months behind schedule! Still, six months to go before advent, so plenty of time yet to ensure it’s suitable challenging. πŸ™‚ This year is a cryptic year and the theme is going to be ‘Countries and Regions’ – and as with cities in Christmas Quiz III, you will be told which continent they’re in. For those who’ve not been following the Christmas Quiz through the years, the back catalogue…

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Answer to Monday’s Puzzle

Answer to Monday’s Puzzle

On Monday I posted the following puzzle: “A prisoner is given a choice between two doors; one of which leads to freedom and the other of which leads to certain death. In front of the doors stand three guards, one of whom always tells the truth, one of whom always lies and the other of which answers randomly. The guards will only answer β€˜yes’ or β€˜no’ to questions. The prisoner does not know which guard is which. In only two…

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A Logic Puzzle

A Logic Puzzle

Most readers are probably familiar with the old chestnut of two doors and two guards, one of which always tells the truth and one of which always lies. But what about if we have three guards? This is a twist on the classic puzzle that I found pleasantly appealing. Without further ado: A prisoner is given a choice between two doors; one of which leads to freedom and the other of which leads to certain death. In front of the…

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