Brain Exercises – April 13, 2021

Assorted Puzzling Questions:

1. Using these four letters only, create a seven letter word.       UMNI

  1. Complete the five words below in such a way that the two letters that end the first word also start the second word, and the two letters that end the second word also start the third word, etc.The same two letters that end the fifth word also start the first word, to complete the cycle

** IV **
** OT **
** IC **
** NG **
** RA **

  1. In the below puzzle, there are 2 double blanks. Fill in the blanks with the same pair of letters to complete an English word. For example, use the letter-pair “ac” in “b__kp__k” to make the word backpack

_ _ s _ _ de

  1. A rich man needs this seven letter word, which is what a poor man has.

  2. I am a 10 letter word

    My first three letters are singular form

    Of the 7th, 8th and 9th letters.

    My 4th, 5th and 6th letters always

    Go up and never come down.

    My 7th,8th and 9th letters

    Are the last things

    That  God created.

     And the 10th letter indicates the drink we will have.

  1. In the below puzzle, a word starts and ends with the same letter. Can you figure out what the word is?


  1. I jump when I walk and sit when I stand. What am I? 

  2. What words can you make out of these letters: H,E,I,V,D,E,O?

  3. In the puzzle below, a proverb is written with exactly one letter of each word replaced with another. Can you figure out what the original proverb is? So is a sap, nor is a no.

  1. I am a bird, I am a fruit and I am a person. What am I?

  1. Bind it and it walks. Loosen it and it stops. What is it?

  1. I am an 11 letter word.

      My 8th,9th, 1st, 11th letters represent residence. 

      Letters 7,2,9,and 5 tell the place where we can swim.

      Letters 1,4,5,and 11 are a unit of distance. 

      Letters 10,9,3,6,5 is the international  prize.

      Letters  6, 11 letters are the same.

      Letters 2,9 letters are the same.                 What word am I?

  1. The shorter I am, the bigger I am.  What am I?

  2. I am an English word that starts with a “T” and ends with a “T’ and has “T” in it.  What word am I?

  3. What 9 letter English word is still a word each time you take away a letter?

    16. Tear one off and scratch my head, what once was red is black instead. What am I?

  4. I am a 5 letter word.  I am normally below you. If you remove my 1st letter, you’ll find me above you. If you remove my 1st & 2nd letters, you can’t see me.


  1. Minimum

  2. Given that the next word should start with the ending two letters of the previous word. From this

    The first word is SHIVER

Now, the next word should start with ER and must contain OT in the middle. EROTIC

Now, the next word should start with IC and must contain IC in the middle. ICICLE

       Now, the next word should start with LE and must contain NG in the middle. LENGTH

Now, the next word should start with TH and must contain RA in the middle. THRASH

       Hence, the required five words are SHIVER, EROTIC, ICICLE, LENGTH, THRASH.


  1. Cascade

  2. Nothing

  3. Management

  4. Trust

  5. Kangaroo

  6. Video, Dove, Ode, Hive, He, Doe, I

  7. “Do as I say, not as I do.”

  8. KIWIis a bird, a fruit and a person from New Zealand are called as KIWI’s.

  9. A sandal

  10. Mobilephone  

    8, 9, 1, 11 letters indicates HOME which is residence

7, 2, 9, 5 indicates POOL where we can swim

1, 4, 5, 11 indicates MILE which is unit of distance