This puzzle is part of the Monthly Topic Challenge #2: IQ Puzzle Parody

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Which option (a.,b.,c.,d. or e.) completes the sequence above?


1 Answer 1


I propose

b) or e); more likely e).


This is a transcription of Frère Jacques sung in a round in the key of C, omitting the treble clef and tails to crotchets and minims. Though the fact that the Dormez-vous? line is an octave below the Frère Jacques line indicates singers with two different ranges. If this is the point where the half line repeats, then the answer is e); if it is the point where the lines change then the answer is b). I tend towards e) as I might expect a third singer to be introduced with b).

My best explanation for this title is

That this is a High Quality, two person IQ Puzzle but with the first part dropped by an octave.

  • $\begingroup$ Well done, this is the expected answer! Checkmark incoming as soon as you explain the pun in the title! $\endgroup$
    – melfnt
    Aug 5, 2022 at 12:38
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    $\begingroup$ I'm just upvoting. I really have no idea what they are talking about. $\endgroup$
    – JLee
    Aug 6, 2022 at 10:22
  • $\begingroup$ @JLee rot13(Serer Wnpdhrf vf (snzbhf?) n fbat naq gur frdhrapr vf vgf furrg zhfvp. Guhf gur nafjre vf gur arkg one bs gur fbat) $\endgroup$
    – melfnt
    Aug 8, 2022 at 11:22

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