# Brain Teasers and Puzzles

## Puzzle 5

Art Theft - Logic Puzzles

After a local art theft, six suspects were interviewed.

Below is a summary of their statements.

Police know that exactly four of them told one lie each and all of the other statements are true.

From this information can you tell who committed the crime?

Alex said:
It wasn't Bille
It wasn't Drew
It wasn't Emery

Bille said:
It wasn't Alex
It wasn't Chris
It wasn't Emery

Chris said:
It wasn't Bille
It wasn't Frankie
It wasn't Emery

Drew said:
It wasn't Alex
It wasn't Frankie
It wasn't Chris

Emery said:
It wasn't Chris
It wasn't Drew
It wasn't Frankie

Frankie said:
It wasn't Chris
It wasn't Drew
It wasn't Alex

## Puzzle 6

Each of these words can be split in half, and two letters can be placed in the middle to create a new six-letter word.

For example, BEND can be split into BE and ND, YO can be placed in the middle to create BE + YO + ND = BEYOND.

The four added pairs of letters, in order, spell an 8-letter word - what is that word?

LEND
LIAR
THAT
COIN

## Puzzle 7

Starting in the bottom left corner and moving either up or right adding up the numbers along the way, what is the largest sum you can make?

## Puzzle 8

Yesterday I went for a short bicycle ride around the local lakes. As the weather was very hot, I rode in various stages.

In the first stage I rode half of the overall distance.

Stage two saw half of the remaining distance plus 35 metres covered.

Stage three covered three-quarters of the remaining distance.

Stage four completed half of the remaining distance plus 75 metres.

Stage five completed the journey with a final burst of 150 metres.

How far did I cycle in total?