Brain Teasers Trivia Mentalrobics
Optimized for Wii (visit full site)

Mentalrobics™

You exercise your body to stay physically in shape, so why shouldn't you exercise your brain to stay mentally fit? With these daily exercises you will learn how to flex your mind, improve your creativity and boost your memory. As with any exercise, repetition is necessary for you to see improvement, so pick your favorite exercises from our daily suggestions and repeat them as desired. Try to do some mentalrobics every single day!

When asking a question, the words "which" and "what" are frequently misused.

"What" is used to ask a question when there are an unknown number of possible answers. "Which" is used to ask a question when there are a fixed number of possible answers.

Incorrect:
With what hand do you write?
Which is your favorite color?

Correct:
With which hand do you write?
What is your favorite color?

 



ac-cre-tion

noun :: The act of increasing by natural growth.

"These fresh accretions of capital were immediately invested in other ventures." --by London, Jack

 



pre-var-i-cate

verb :: To shift or turn from one side to the other, from the direct course, or from truth; to speak with equivocation; to shuffle; to quibble

"As regards your questions, however, I will not prevaricate nor deceive you, but will tell you without concealment all that the old man of the sea told me." --Homer

 



di-ur-nal

adjective :: Relating to the daytime; belonging to the period of daylight, distinguished from the night, recurring every day.

"During the day the animals obsequiously followed the shadow of the smallest tree as it moved round the stem with the diurnal roll; and when the milkers came they could hardly stand still for the flies." --Hardy, Thomas

 



de-mot-ic

adjective :: Of or pertaining to the people; popular; common.

"The king gave a demotic speech to his loyal subjects."

 





 

 



More Stuff

You are using the TV formatted website which contains limited functionality. Our full website contains the following:
  • Memory Tests - Determine how good your memory is.
  • Flash Cards - Create and use flash cards to learn new information.
  • Vocab Builder - Build a better vocabulary with these words from the SAT and GRE standardized tests.

Visit Full Website

 




Copyright © 1999-2007 | Green | Privacy | Conditions
You are using the TV formatted version of Braingle. For more functionality, please visit the Full Website.

Google
 
Web Braingle.com
Sign In