Brain Teasers



  1. Rectifier is the only word not a palindrome (spelled the same way forwards as backwards).
  2. 77.5% – Suppose a team plays a 100 game season and the players win 40 per cent of their first 20 games (8 games in the first 1/5th of the season). They would have to win 62 out of the next 80 games, or 77.5 per cent of the remaining 80 game, to win 70 per cent of the games over all.