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B-RIGHT-ON CHALLENGE WELCOME TO 2012-2013

B-RIGHT-ON CHALLENGE SHERLOCK HAS A CHALLENGE FOR YOU

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B-RIGHT-ON CHALLENGE WELCOME TO 2012-2013 • SCROLL THROUGH SLIDES 3-11 FOR AN INTRODUCTION TO THIS FORTNIGHT’S MAD AND WACKY CHALLENGE • HAVE A GO YOURSELF WITH SLIDES 12-20 – EMAIL YOUR ANSWERS (email address listed on this page) & TREAT THESE AS TRAINING FOR: • YOUR FINAL CHALLENGE – CHECK BACK ON FRIDAY 21 SEPTEMBER FOR DETAILS! 2


How often have I said to you that when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth?

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Well, here are some statements with boringly logical and obvious explanations. But what if the obvious was just plain wrong?

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A bright light moving across the sky is an Unidentified Flying Object OR ...

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A bright light moving across the sky is an Unidentified Flying Object OR ... Sherlock leaping, not to his death, but to his future. His cape flowing behind him to reveal the jet-powered engines he’s designed in his spare time (copyright pending) which glow with the power of 1 million fireflies 6


A bright light moving across the sky is an Unidentified Flying Object OR ... The reflection of Mo Farah’s gold medal sparkling in the sun as he jogs home. 7


At the scene of a murder, traces of blood of group A were found. The murderer belongs to blood group A OR ...

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At the scene of a murder, traces of blood of group A were found. The murderer belongs to blood group A OR ... The murderer ‘s day job is the SOCO (scene of crime officer – come on, keep up! How many detective shows have you watched?) who has contaminated the evidence and who enjoys running rings around the ‘plods’. 9


At the scene of a murder, traces of blood of group A were found. The murderer belongs to blood group A OR ... WHAT IMAGINATIVE, WACKY BUT TOTALLY COMPELLING ALTERNATIVE COULD YOU COME UP WITH? 10


B-RIGHT-ON CHALLENGE WELCOME TO 2012-2013 I WONDER.... COULD YOU BE BRILLIANT ENOUGH AT DEDUCTION TO BE MY NEW PARTNER? TEST YOURSELF ON THE NEXT SLIDES.

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You are waiting at the railway station for a friend who fails to arrive as expected. He/she has missed the train

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Tommy has won the 100 metres race on the School Sports Day. He is the best runner in the school

OR ... 13


Mr Still switched off his television just after a play started. Mr Still does not like plays

OR ... 14


Tom promised his wife, Susan, that he was not going to drink anymore. When Susan saw him coming out of a public house it was obvious that Tom had broken his promise

OR ... 15


In the school examinations Margaret scored 72% in physics and 56% in geography. Margaret is a better physicist than a geographer

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During an investigation into a burglary a detective proved that a suspect was lying about his movements on a particular day. This showed that the suspect was guilty of the crime

OR ... 17


The record that reaches Number One in The Charts is the best record on sale at that time

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A fire-engine seen rushing along a main road during a bad thunder-storm is going to a house struck by lightning

OR ... 19


A sore throat is the start of a cold

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B-RIGHT-ON CHALLENGE WELCOME TO 2012-2013 WOW! This girl’s inventive imagination makes her my ideal partner. Now: how to tell Dr Watson....

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B-RIGHT-ON CHALLENGE WELCOME TO 2012-2013 I wish I was in

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B-RIGHT-ON CHALLENGE SHERLOCK HAS A CHALLENGE FOR YOU Email him at B-RIGHTON-ON with your answers! 22


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