Mensa® Quizzes with Regent Seven Seas Cruises

Missing your favorite activities on board? Stimulate your mind and engage in a number of exciting questions of logic and reason with our Mensa® Quizzes. Each issue contains a variety of questions to test your your verbal intelligence, vocabulary and math skills.

Issue VII

1. In the diagram below, use just six straight lines to divide the rectangle into ten sections. Each section must contain 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 of the plus signs, respectively.

2. A rule has been followed in placing the numbers on the triangle below. Figure out the rule and replace the “?” with the missing number.

3. In each row, think of the five-letter answer to the clue on the left then change its last letter to make the five-letter answer to the clue on the right.

a) Transparent __________       Spotless __________

b) Last Supper cup __________ Elevator filler __________

c) Brief affair __________          Fire-starting aid __________

4. In the local grocery store, the owner set his prices according to a certain system. A cabbage is 19¢, a beet is 12¢, a peach is 13¢ and a banana is 18¢. Under the same system, how much will an apple cost?

5. An eight-letter word is spelled out in the box below. Find it by beginning with the correct letter and moving clockwise or counterclockwise around the box, using each letter only once.

6. Solve this small crossword puzzle:

7. Mica and Jordan are trekking through the Grand Canyon. Mica can only walk at a rate of 1.5 MPH uphill and 2 MPH downhill because she has a pulled hamstring. Their first few days are all uphill climb, then they turn back and it’s all downhill. It takes them five hours longer to go up than it does to come down. How far was the summit from their starting point?

8. An eight-letter word is spelled out in the box below. Find it by beginning with the correct letter and moving clockwise or counterclockwise around the box, using each letter only once.

9. Can you go from BLUE to GRAY in only seven steps?

BLUE

__ __ __ __

__ __ __ __

__ __ __ __

__ __ __ __

__ __ __ __

__ __ __ __

GRAY

10. The 16 letters below can be anagrammed into a four-word phrase meaning “absolutely lovely.” What is the phrase?

A A C E E I P P R R S T T T U Y

11. Which one of the following scrambled words, when unscrambled, would be least like the others?

PELIPPAEN      NNAAAB          WKUIIIRTF                   OAOTTP

12. Which four letters, making a complete word in themselves, can be placed after the first group of letters below, and before the second group of letters, making two complete words?

CON __ __ __ __ RAL

13. There are four sets of three-digit numbers (no digits the same) that add up to 459. One is shown below. Can you find the other three? (Transposing top and bottom lines is not allowed.)

14. If today is Monday, what is the day after the day before the day before tomorrow?

15. An eight-letter word is spelled out in each box below by beginning with the correct letter and moving clockwise or counterclockwise around the box, using each letter only once. The question mark represents a letter that you must supply, which is the same for both words.

16. The following addition example uses all the numbers from 1 to 9 once and once only. Four of them have been filled in for you. Fill in the rest.

   2 x 5
+ x 4 x 
   x 1 x

17. How many squares of any size are in the diagram below?

18. Samantha went shopping for a baby shower. At the first store, she bought party favors and spent half of what she had, plus $ 5. At the second store, she bought coffee, cream and fancy sugar cubes, which cost one-fourth of what she had left, plus $ 10. At the last store, she bought fancy napkins and paper plates for one-half of what she had left, plus $ 5. She went home with $ 5. How much money did Samantha start out with?

19. The names of three famous cheeses are “interlettered” in the following line. All the letters are in the correct order for each word.

R L C O I M H Q B E U U D E R D F O G E R R A T R

20. Which set of letters would logically come next in the following sequence?

A Y D V G S J P M M P J ? ?

R K

S G

R S

S I

Do you have what it takes to become a member of Mensa® International? Check back in next week when the answers for this issue will be revealed! In the meantime, visit our website to learn more about Regent Seven Seas Cruises and our exciting onboard activities.

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