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Puzzle Quiz | November 2018

Can You Get 10/10 On This November Puzzle Quiz?


This November, test your knowledge on unusual puzzles and puzzle history. Good luck!

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Can You Get 10/10 On This November Puzzle Quiz?

Question 1 of 10.

English puzzler Henry _ Dudeney created a number of dissection puzzles?

1. Edward
2. Ernest
3. Eric
4. Emmanuel
Question 2 of 10.

This great American puzzle inventor enriched the subject of Tangrams.

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1. Sam Fredricks
2. Sebastian Loyd
3. Sam Loyd
4. Saige Loyd
Question 3 of 10.

The term 'Polyomino' was first used by ?

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1. Solomon W. Golomb
2. Solomon W. Gibson
3. Solomon W. Gordon
4. Solomon W. Grant
Question 4 of 10.

The noted inventor of the Soma Cube 'Piet Hein' came from which country?

1. Denmark
2. Djibouti
3. Dominica
4. Dominican Republic
Question 5 of 10.

The 'Soma Cube' consists of how many pieces?

1. Five
2. Six
3. Seven
4. Eight
Question 6 of 10.

The Dutch mathematician J.H. de Boer made a detailed study of which type of puzzle?

1. Packing Puzzle
2. Sliding Puzzles
3. Sequential Movement
4. Burr Puzzles
Question 7 of 10.

T.H.O' Beirne created this popular packing puzzle.

1. The Melting Box
2. The Melting Cube
3. The Melting Square
4. The Melting Block
Question 8 of 10.

According to a Chinese myth, the first 'Magic Square' appeared to the Emperor Yu, in the third millenium BC, on the back of a sacred _ in a tributary of the Yellow River?

1. CatFish
2. Frog
3. Tortoise
4. Panda
Question 9 of 10.

In the 1870's 'Sam Loyd' created the infamous sliding puzzle known as _ ?

1. 16 Puzzle
2. 15 Puzzle
3. The Flying Puzzle
4. The Number Puzzle
Question 10 of 10.

The Tower of Hanoi (also called the Tower of Brahma) was the brainchild of the French mathematician _ in 1883?

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1. René Descartes
2. Pierre de Fermat
3. Charles Hermite
4. Edouard Lucas

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