Clever Puzzles | Sample

Sample Game from the book Are You Smart, or What?

Determine the one word that can be inserted in both spaces in each sentence. The meaning and pronunciation of the word in the two locations are different.

Example: The supervisor was asked to ___ the ___ to the retiree.

Answer: present (first meaning is "to give", the second is "a gift".)

1. She shed a ___ over the ___ in her expensive evening gown.
2. A ___ is a ___ portion of the entire year.
3. He ___ a rope around his leg to stop the ___ from bleeding.
4. It was easy to ___ class because student ___ was excellent.
5. The farmer was able to ___ better ___ than anyone else.

Click for the ANSWER