Question Fun – Counting on You! – The Answers

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Season 2 – Game 13

Question Fun Directory

The Topic Today Is – Counting on You!

I am an odd number. Take away one letter and I become even. What number am I?

Seven = S + Even

Using only addition, how do you add eight 8’s and get the number 1000?

888+ 88 + 8 + 8 + 8 = 1000

Sally is 54 years old and her mother is 80, how many years ago was Sally’s mother three times her age?

41 years ago

When Sally was 13 and her Mother was 39.

At a party, everyone shook hands with everybody else. There were 66 handshakes. How many people were at the party?

12 People

It’s dark. You have ten grey socks and ten blue socks you want to put into pairs. All socks are exactly the same except for their colour. How many socks would you need to take with you to ensure you had at least a pair?

As a person who specifically wears odds socks on more than one occasion, it wouldn’t bother me – however for those who don’t like that behaviour – the answer is 3. Principally the chances in the dark of 20 socks is that in the first two you will either already have a pair or one of each, by taking a third sock you are increasing your chances of having one significant pairing.

My grandson is about as many days as my daugher in weeks, and my grandson is as many months as I am in years. My grandson, my daughter and I together are 120 years. Can you tell me my age in years ?

Grandson: 6 years. Daughter: 44. Grandfather: 72

2 Fathers and two sons go out hunting, each manage to down a bird and yet only three birds come home with them – how come?

2 Fathers and 2 sons = 3 birds because 1 grandfather, one father and one son.

Add me to myself and multiply by 4. Divide me by 8 and you will have me once more. What number am I?

Any number

How many 9’s are there between 1 and 100?


Four years ago, Jenny was twice as old as Robert. Four years from now, Robert will be 3/4 of Jenny’s. How old is Jenny?


Why did six cry?

Because 7 8 9

Which number Apollo mission was the spaceflight that landed the first two men on the Moon?

Apollo 11 – 1969

Who were the actors that starred in Apollo 13 and what year was it released?

1995 – Tom Hanks – Jim Lovell, Kevin Bacon – Jack Swigert, Bill Paxton – Fred Haise, Gary Sinese – Ken Mattingly, Ed Harris – Gene Kranz

A Baker’s dozen is how many?


How many sculpted lions by Sir Edwin Landseer sit at the base of Trafalgar Square?


What is ‘nine tenths of the law’?


The Crazy 88 feature in which film?

Kill Bill Volume 1

Who was the 35th President of the United States?

John f Kennedy

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