Futoshiki Puzzle Quiz
by Staff
How much do you know about Futoshiki puzzles? Put on your thinking caps and work your way through our quiz.

Where did Futoshiki puzzles first come from?

  • South Korea
  • Japan
  • New Zealand

What does Futoshiki mean?

  • unequal
  • number logic
  • greater than

What is Futoshiki also known as?

  • Sudoku
  • Hutosiki
  • Kakuro

What skill does the Futoshiki puzzle test?

  • abstract thinking
  • logic
  • spatial reasoning

What mathematical signs guide you when filling out a Futoshiki puzzle?

  • addition signs
  • division signs
  • greater-than and less-than signs

Which of these is a tactic that can help you solve a Futoshiki puzzle?

  • AB elimination
  • the 45 rule
  • phone a friend

Which UK newspaper made Futoshiki puzzles popular outside Japan?

  • The Sun
  • The Daily Mail
  • The Guardian

In a 5-by-5 futoshiki square, which digit can you be sure will never appear to the left of a < symbol?

  • 1
  • 3
  • 5

Which of the following wouldn't work as a futoshiki puzzle?

  • a 4-by-5 grid
  • a 6-by-6 grid
  • a 9-by-9 grid

Which of the following is a possible starting point for a Futoshiki puzzle?

  • a puzzle with one digit revealed and no inequality symbols included
  • a puzzle with a revealed digit that's larger than the grid size
  • a puzzle with no revealed digits but with several inequality signs