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The following problems are for practice only. To view the synopses of the official 2013 - 2014 Odyssey of the Mind problems, click here!

Animal Rhymes

Your problem is to make a rhyme using a name or species of an animal. For example, you might say, "I think mice are nice" or "There's a cat in the hat."
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Be Patient

Your problem is to pretend you are a patient in an operating room and you hear noises and conversation. Say what you would like to hear or what you would not like to hear. You must begin each response with "I would like to hear . . ." or "I would not like to hear . . . ."
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Cantilever Structure

You are to build a structure of toothpicks and clay that will sit on a table behind a boundary line. The structure will cantilever, or stick out, as far as possible beyond the boundary line without touching the table surface.
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Names

Your problem is: Use a word or words to make a first and last name. You must relate this name to an occupation.
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Omer In The Basket

Your problem is to say something about the photograph of Omer in a basket.
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Something In Common

Your problem is to name two things that have something in common and what it is they have in common.
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Tower of Pasta

You have 7 minutes to make a structure that will be scored on height and strength.
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Tug o War

Make links for chains and see how long they last in a Tug O' War.
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Names and Occupations

Your problem is: Use a word or words to make a first and last name. You must relate this name to an occupation.
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Twinkle Thing

Something's been found from the planet Twinkle. What could it be?
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