‘Monday Mind Workout’ – answers for Monday 23rd November 2020

Dear all,

Below are the answers to yesterday’s Monday Mind Workout, how did you do?

1. The voices of Mickey and Minnie Mouse got married in real life.

True: Wayne and Russi were married for 18 years until Wayne’s death in 2009.

2. A group of bunnies is called a “fluffle.”

3. The largest sand castle in the world measured 54 feet high.

It took 168 trucks over a week to deliver enough sand for the carefully constructed masterpiece

4. Sea otters hold hands when they sleep – True

5.A team of six women programmed the first digital computer.

While historians have only recently recognized their achievements, the female mathematicians participated in a World War II program coding instructions into the revolutionary Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer (ENIAC).

6. High heeled shoes were originally created for Men.

7. Bubble Wrap was originally intended to be used as 3D wallpaper.

8. A group of flamingos is called a “flamboyance”.

9. How many hours sleep can you lose when you have a new baby in the first year?
Anywhere between 400-750 hours of sleep in the first year.

10. Since 1945, all British tanks have come equipped with tea making facilities. True

11. Many lipsticks contain fish scales. True

12. Elephants can Jump? False

13. It takes light from the Sun 8 minutes to reach Earth.

14. There’s a village in Norway called Hell, and it freezes over every winter. True

15. Orange was first used to describe the fruit not the colour? True

Questions 16 – 18 are clues to chocolate e.g. Cinderella’s friend – BUTTONS

16.A subject for discussion – TOPIC
17. A path in the universe – MILKY WAY
18. 100% precious metal – ALL GOLD

Questions 19 – 20 are anagrams of sweet desserts
19. Is it a rum – Tiramisu
20. He tackle cocoa – Chocolate cake