Commando Mann

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Commando Mann

All of the answers to the questions below include the word “man”. Can you guess what they are ?

1. A country in the Middle East

2. A North West UK city

3. Another word for sailor

4. A soldier’s instruction

5. The biggest European country

6. A type of fruit

7. Homo sapiens species

8. The person in charge

9. The person who brings the milk

10. The human race

11. The person whose job it is to extinguish fires

12. Request strongly

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Commando Comparisons

What is the difference ?

1. A frog that jumps 5 x 4 cm jumps and a rabbit that jumps 2 x 12 cm jumps.

2. A 150 mls glass of milk and a 1 litre bottle of milk.

3. A cat 45 cm wide and a rug 1.5 m wide.

4. A biscuit barrel containing 200 biscuits and a packet with 20% of that amount.

5. A spotty dog with 75 spots and a frog with 15 spots.

6. A commando soldier who is 1.9 m tall and his colleague who is 175 cm tall.

7. A postman who delivers 500 letters a day and one who delivers one fifth of that number.

8. A teacher who earns £17.50 per hour and a professor who earns £25.

9. A packet of 10 sweets and one with three eaten from it.

10. A complete notepad with 200 sheets of paper and one with 142 sheets used.

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The Odd Man Out

Can you spot which of the following sets does not match and why ?

1. cheese, tea, bread, crackers

2. book, notepad, pencil, plate

3. tomato, cucumber, lettuce, apple

4. potatoes, onions, carrots, peas

5. biscuits, cake, syrup, pickled onions

6. cotton thread, embroidery stitches, tablecloth, woolly hat.

7. Ryan Giggs, Trevor Macdonald, David Backham, George Best

8. Match, gas, bonfire, refridgerator

9. Pesata, dollar, pound sterling and gelder

10. % x / + = p

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Complex Maths Game

Fill in the gaps in the missing equations.

1. 3c – c = __

2. 5x = 20, x = __

3. 9d = 91 = d = __

4. y = 8, 8y = __  

5. a = 0.5, 2a = __

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The M. O. D. Game

Circle the letters M – O – D inside these words.

moderate

moderation

modern

mode

modesty

modish

modern

modernise

modify

modification

Game 1 – Answers : 1. Oman; 2. Manchester; 3. seaman; 4. command; 5. Germany; 6. mango; 7. human; 8. manager; 9. milkman; 10. mankind; 11. fireman; 12. demand

Game 2 – Answers : 1. 4 cm; 2. 850 mls; 3. 105 cm; 4. 160 biscuits; 5 . 60 spots; 6. 15 cm; 7. 400 letters; 8. £7.50; 9. 7 sweets; 10. 38 sheets of paper

Game 3 Answers : 1. crackers (made with no milk); 2. plate (made with no wood); 3 apple (grown outside a greenhouse); 4. peas (the only one above the ground); 5. pickled onions (the only one not sweet); 6. hat (made with wool); 7. Trevor Macdonald (famous in TV, not football); 8. refridgerator (cold not hot); 9. $ (the only non European currency); 10. p (the only letter / non – mathematical sign)  

Game 4 Answers : 1. 2c; 2. 4; 3. 9; 4. 64; 5. 1

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