Results 1 to 5 of 5

Math Help - "Successors" Quiz

  1. #1
    Super Member

    Joined
    May 2006
    From
    Lexington, MA (USA)
    Posts
    11,814
    Thanks
    703

    "Successors" Quiz

    "Successors" Quiz

    Find a word which follows each of the three given words,
    forming three common compound words or phrases.

    Example: [barn, brain, thunder] suggests "storm"
    That is, barnstorm, brainstorm, thunderstorm.


    1. back, rip, see
    2. black, mast, egg
    3. cat, cake, side
    4. black, clip, dash
    5. hammer, war, time
    6. fly, sand, term
    7. club, hot, tender
    8. pot, fox, port
    9. flat, grid, pig
    10. race, half, back
    11. back, free, short
    12. hard, war, court
    13. brown, flag, key
    14. black, chain, junk
    15. green, French, shoe
    16. red, night, white
    17. black, boot, apple
    18. time, hair, master
    19. time, water, end
    20. half, paper, feed
    21. black, electric, evil
    22. round, cube, chuck
    23. water, fool, fire
    24. sea, dark, saw
    25. life, head, party


    Follow Math Help Forum on Facebook and Google+

  2. #2
    MHF Contributor
    Joined
    Oct 2005
    From
    Earth
    Posts
    1,599
    Oooh, these are tough! I must stop thinking about this or I'll waste the whole day

    #6
    Spoiler:
    paper
    Follow Math Help Forum on Facebook and Google+

  3. #3
    A riddle wrapped in an enigma
    masters's Avatar
    Joined
    Jan 2008
    From
    Big Stone Gap, Virginia
    Posts
    2,551
    Thanks
    12
    Awards
    1
    Quote Originally Posted by Soroban View Post
    "Successors" Quiz







    Find a word which follows each of the three given words,
    forming three common compound words or phrases.

    Example: [barn, brain, thunder] suggests "storm"
    That is, barnstorm, brainstorm, thunderstorm.


    1. back, rip, see
    Spoiler:
    saw

    2. black, mast, egg
    Spoiler:
    head

    3. cat, cake, side
    Spoiler:
    walk

    4. black, clip, dash
    Spoiler:
    board

    5. hammer, war, time
    6. fly, sand, term
    Spoiler:
    paper

    7. club, hot, tender
    Spoiler:
    foot

    8. pot, fox, port
    9. flat, grid, pig
    Spoiler:
    iron

    10. race, half, back
    Spoiler:
    track

    11. back, free, short
    12. hard, war, court
    13. brown, flag, key
    Spoiler:
    stone


    14. black, chain, junk
    Spoiler:
    mail

    15. green, French, shoe
    Spoiler:
    horn


    16. red, night, white
    17. black, boot, apple
    18. time, hair, master
    Spoiler:
    piece


    19. time, water, end
    Spoiler:
    table


    20. half, paper, feed
    Spoiler:
    back


    21. black, electric, evil
    Spoiler:
    eye?


    22. round, cube, chuck
    Spoiler:
    steak?

    23. water, fool, fire
    Spoiler:
    proof


    24. sea, dark, saw
    Spoiler:
    horse

    25. life, head, party
    Spoiler:
    line


    .. That's about it for me. Not sure about #21 and #22.
    Last edited by masters; April 27th 2009 at 12:11 PM.
    Follow Math Help Forum on Facebook and Google+

  4. #4
    Super Member Aryth's Avatar
    Joined
    Feb 2007
    From
    USA
    Posts
    652
    Thanks
    2
    Awards
    1
    #11

    back, free, short
    Spoiler:
    hand
    Follow Math Help Forum on Facebook and Google+

  5. #5
    Super Member

    Joined
    May 2006
    From
    Lexington, MA (USA)
    Posts
    11,814
    Thanks
    703
    And the rest of the answers . . .


    5. hammer. war, time
    Spoiler:
    lock


    8. pot, fox, port
    Spoiler:
    hole


    12. hard, war, court
    Spoiler:
    ship


    16. red, night, white
    Spoiler:
    cap


    17. black, boot, apple
    Spoiler:
    jack



    Follow Math Help Forum on Facebook and Google+

Similar Math Help Forum Discussions

  1. Replies: 2
    Last Post: April 24th 2011, 07:01 AM
  2. Replies: 3
    Last Post: April 13th 2011, 03:00 AM
  3. Replies: 1
    Last Post: October 25th 2010, 04:45 AM
  4. Replies: 1
    Last Post: June 4th 2010, 10:26 PM
  5. "Opposites" Quiz
    Posted in the Math Puzzles Forum
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: April 25th 2009, 08:48 AM

Search Tags


/mathhelpforum @mathhelpforum