Brain Exercises – March 30

Rearrangements

  1. Rearrange the letters in the phrase “BOUNTY THERE” to spell something that ought to be applied bountifully to chicken and biscuits.

  2. Rearrange the letters in the phrase “REAR SEATS” to spell somewhere a passenger on a road trip could stretch his legs.

  3. Rearrange the letters in the phrase “CAVERNS RUINS” to spell something you need to prevent your computer from becoming ruinous.

  4. Rearrange the letters in the phrase “BREAK MY SON” to spell some playground equipment that could cause an injury if used improperly.

  5. Rearrange the letters in the phrase “SNARED IVY” to spell somewhere full of plants.

  6. Rearrange the letters in the phrase “PUNKS CHOICE” to spell something even punks will eat when they are sick

  7. Rearrange the letters in the phrase “DEAR HOMELAND” to spell something the author drinks when back home in Michigan with

  8. Rearrange the letters in the phrase “ERASER TIP” to spell another item made of rubber.

TRIVIA TEST

  1. “Big Ben” is the nickname for what specific part of the structure atop London’s Houses of Parliament?

  2. Which ingredient is NOT art of the Caesar salad, as originally created by the renowned chef Cesare Cardini?
    Anchovies, croutons, garlic, eggs

  1. Sadie Hawkins’ Day, the one day of the year when women are expected to make advances to unattached men, originated in which classic comic strip?

  2. “Tinkers to Evers to Chance” is a common phrase for precision teamwork. For what baseball team did this legendary trio play?

  3. What bird did Benjamin Franklin favor for America’s national emblem?

Rearrangement Answers

1. Honey butter

  1. Rest area

3. Virus Scanner

  1. Monkey bars

  2. Vineyards

  3. Chicken Soup

7. Hard lemonade

  1. Spare tire

Trivia Test Answers

  1. Largest bell (it’s 13 tons)

  2. Anchovies

  3. Li’l Abner

  4. Chicago cubs

  5. The turkey