#### Hydna

**Grepolis Team**

**Solve the riddles to win Gold.**

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There are 10 riddles here. Work out the answers and post below. Your answers will vanish but we can see them. If you wish to confirm they are there just message me.

**Prizes:**

**2500****1500****1000****6 x 750**

**1. Artemis is off hunting bats. She has a bow and a quiver full of arrows. She finds a likely cave and starts shooting bats. She is highly accurate only missing 2. If she shoots an arrow at 12.00 and continues every minute for an hour until 13.00 how many bats has she shot?**

2. Pheidippides was racing against Baudin in a 100 metre race. When Pheidippides crossed the finish line Baudin was only at the 90 metre line. Pheidippides suggested they try again (after all he’s training for a marathon). This time Pheidippides suggests he will start 10 metres behind. All other things being equal will Baudin win, lose or draw?

3. Poseidon has 10 Sirens, 10 hydra and 10 slingers. If we call the slingers Hydra how many Hydra does he have?

4. If 20 grepolis players time 20 attacks in 20 seconds how long will it take 1 player to time 1 attack?

5. Where does a Harpy like to hide?

6. Agamemnon assembled his fleet at the port of Aulis. It took 90 days for all the Greeks who had committed to the venture to arrive. Each day from day 1 to day 90 the fleet doubled in size. He launched 1000 ships on day 90. How long did it take him to assemble 500.

7. Aphrodite and Hades were faced in opposite directions. Aphrodite faced due east and Hades due west. They were on the top of Olympus where there is no reflection. How can they manage to see each other without walking around or turning their heads?

8. My dear Zeus said Hera ‘Therein lies the secret. There is a word in the English language that contains 10 words without rearranging any of the letters. What is that word?”

9. A Cerberus stands in front of the senate

10. Athena has a lightship at her disposal, a luxurious one of a kind version. There is a ladder attached for mortals to climb if she invites them. The ladder is 3 metres high and the rungs are 30 cm apart. It is moored in the sea near the Hellespont. If the water rises at 60cm an hour how long will it take until the water covers the ladder?

2. Pheidippides was racing against Baudin in a 100 metre race. When Pheidippides crossed the finish line Baudin was only at the 90 metre line. Pheidippides suggested they try again (after all he’s training for a marathon). This time Pheidippides suggests he will start 10 metres behind. All other things being equal will Baudin win, lose or draw?

3. Poseidon has 10 Sirens, 10 hydra and 10 slingers. If we call the slingers Hydra how many Hydra does he have?

4. If 20 grepolis players time 20 attacks in 20 seconds how long will it take 1 player to time 1 attack?

5. Where does a Harpy like to hide?

6. Agamemnon assembled his fleet at the port of Aulis. It took 90 days for all the Greeks who had committed to the venture to arrive. Each day from day 1 to day 90 the fleet doubled in size. He launched 1000 ships on day 90. How long did it take him to assemble 500.

7. Aphrodite and Hades were faced in opposite directions. Aphrodite faced due east and Hades due west. They were on the top of Olympus where there is no reflection. How can they manage to see each other without walking around or turning their heads?

8. My dear Zeus said Hera ‘Therein lies the secret. There is a word in the English language that contains 10 words without rearranging any of the letters. What is that word?”

9. A Cerberus stands in front of the senate

**tied to a 5 metre rope**. 6 metres behind the Cerberus is a trough filled with yummy Halloween pumpkins. The Cerberus is able to eat from the trough whenever he likes. How is this possible?10. Athena has a lightship at her disposal, a luxurious one of a kind version. There is a ladder attached for mortals to climb if she invites them. The ladder is 3 metres high and the rungs are 30 cm apart. It is moored in the sea near the Hellespont. If the water rises at 60cm an hour how long will it take until the water covers the ladder?

This competition closes at 9am on 3rd November.

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