Quote Of The Day

"Victory goes to the player who makes the next-to-last mistake - Chessmaster Savielly Grigorievitch Tartakower (1887-1956)"

Friday, January 16, 2004

1) Five hundred begins it, five hundred ends it,
Five in the middle is seen;
First of all letters, the first of all figures,
Take up their stations between.
Join all together, and then you will bring
Before you the name of an eminent king.

2) You are blindfolded and naked in an empty room. You are given a pair of steel bars. One is a bar magnet, the other is not. You will be released if you can tell which is which. You are allowed to touch them together just once.
How can you tell which is the magnet?

1 comment:

  1. The answers BTW are

    1. David

    2. Put the bars in the T-shape. The magnetic bar will always be attracted to the iron one. The iron one will only be attracted the magnets ends and no the middle.


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