# Brain Teasers and Puzzles

## Puzzle 1

Train Spotting - Logic Puzzles

During a recent plane and train spotting contest, five eager entrants were lined up ready to be tested on their spotting ability. They had each spotted a number of planes (26, 86, 123, 174, 250) and a number of trains (5, 42, 45, 98, 105). From the clues below, can you determine what colour anorak each was wearing, their position, their age (21, 23, 31, 36, 40), and the number of trains and planes spotted?

1. Sam spotted 44 fewer trains than planes.

2. Glen was 36 years old.

3. The person on the far right was 8 years younger than Sam, and spotted 174 planes.

4. James was wearing a beige anorak and spotted 37 trains fewer than Sam.

5. The person who was wearing a green anorak, was 19 years younger than the person to the left of them.

6. Drew spotted 105 trains and 250 planes.

7. The person in the centre was 31 years old, was wearing a blue anorak, and spotted 42 trains.

8. Billie, who was on the far left, spotted 26 planes and spotted 72 trains more than planes.

9. The person who was wearing a red anorak, was 4 years older than Glen and was not next to the person wearing a blue anorak.

10.The person who was next to the 31-year-old but not next to the person who spotted 26 planes, was wearing an orange anorak, and spotted 45 trains.

Puzzle Copyrighted. Created by Kevin Stone using Brain Cell.

## Puzzle 2

Which word is the odd one out:

seventy
brawl
clover
proper
carrot
swing
change
travel
sacred
stone

## Puzzle 3

From me to you with LOVE: how many times does the word LOVE appear in this grid?

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