Are You Smart Enough?

Here are a few puzzles to prepare you for the BrainRace - if you can solve any of them, you're ready to enter!

Easy

What's The Phrase?

1 3 5 9 11

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Riddle

My first is in window but not in pane.
My second’s in road but not in lane.
My third is in oval but not in round.
My fourth is in hearing but not in sound.
My whole is known as a sign of peace.
And from noah’s ark won quick release.

Maths

Logic

The Wild Isle Farmers Club recently held a friendly contest where any member could submit one of their prized animals. Using only the clues below, list the animals in the order in which they finished. (eg. pig, cow, llama, sheep)

1

Frank is either the entrant who entered his pig or the person who finished fourth.
2

The farmer who finished first entered the pig.
3

Yoshi finished first.
4

The person who entered her Llama finished 1 place before Andrew.
5

The farmer who entered his cow finished 1 place after Andrew.

Hard

What's The Phrase?

ENTURY

Riddle

I have 9 letters
Nobody can read without me
4 + 5 + 6 is an animal
7 is me
3 is you
 2 + 8 + 9 + 1 is completed

What am I?

Maths

A cable car runs from A to B and another one runs from C to D across adjacent cliffs at 400m and 600 m respectively. The cars both start at sea level and the cables run perfectly straight, at what height do the two cars cross?