Doctor Foster

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Doctor Foster went to Gloucester,

In a shower of rain

He stepped in a puddle

Right upto his middle

And never went there again.

doctor.jpg1. If Doctor Foster trod in one puddle every 15 m, how many puddles did he tread in if he walked 3 km ?

doctor.jpg2. If Doctor Foster bought an umbrella for £3.99, how much change did he receive from £10.00 ?

doctor.jpg3. If Doctor Foster found that 2 cm of rain fell every three hours, how long did it take to fill a hole one metre deep ?

doctor.jpg4. If Doctor Foster was 170 cm tall, where was his middle ?

doctor.jpg5. If Doctor Foster’s feet were size 9 and he tried on a pair of Wellington boots that were 3 sizes too small, how big were they ?

doctor.jpg6. If three of the six buttons on Doctor Foster’s raincoat fell off, what fraction, decimal and percentage is this ?

doctor.jpg7. If Doctor Foster travelled at a speed of 2.5 km/ hour and Gloucester was 15 km away, how long did it take him to get there ?

doctor.jpg8. If Doctor Foster travelled 10% of this journey by taxi, how far did he travel a) by taxi ? b) on foot ?

doctor.jpg9. Doctor Foster stopped at a signpost which said Gloucester was 7 km away. Therefore, how far had he already travelled ?

doctor.jpg10. On the signpost, Doctor Foster saw that London was 107 km away, how much further than Gloucester is that ?

doctor.jpg Add the letters either f – o – s or g – o – s ? Which is the correct one to use ?

doctor.jpg 1. The weather is icy outside and there is a __r__ __ t.

doctor.jpg 2. I am wearing make – up, including lip – __ l __ __ s.

doctor.jpg 3. I painted the hall with __ l __ __ sy paint.

doctor.jpg 4. I work as a __ __ ren__ic scientist.

doctor.jpg 5. The magnetic __ __ rce__ of the Earth make it spin. doctor.jpg 6. The eskimo’s i __ lo __ __ melted in the Sun.

doctor.jpg 7. When the dinosaur laid an egg, I bet he never realised that in 3 000 years time, it would become a __ __ __ sil.

doctor.jpg 8. The __ __ lk __ inger played the guitar as well .

doctor.jpg 9. I had a pair of __ l__ ve__ as a Christmas present.

doctor.jpg 10. The highwayman was hung on the __ all __w__.

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Doctor Foster’s Ill Words

How many words can you think of that may be I – L – L ? Example – fill.

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Doctor Foster’s OP – eration Game

How many words can you think of that include the letters O – P ?

Answers :

1. 3000 / 15 = 200;

2. £6.01;

3. 150 hours;

4. 85 cm;

5. size 6;

7. 15 / 2.5 = 6 hours;

8. 2.25 hours;

9. 8 km;

10. 100 km

Answers :

1. The weather is icy outside and there is a frost.

2. I am wearing make – up, including lip – gloss.

3. I painted the hall with glossy paint.

4. I work as a forensic scientist.

5. The magnetic forces of the Earth make it spin.

6. The eskimo’s igloos melted in the Sun.

7. When the dinosaur laid an egg, I bet he never realised that in 3 000 years time, it would become a fossil.

8. The folksinger played the guitar as well .

9. I had a pair of gloves as a Christmas present. 10. The highwayman was hung on the gallows.

© Jacqueline Richards 2007

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