Which option, A-G, must replace the question mark for this grid of names to be complete? Explain why.

                   ◯ __________________________________________________
                    |Isaac       Raphael     Cain     Paolo     Austen
                    |Beatrice    Reese       Freida     ?       Reuben
                    |Mariah      Gabriel     Bashiir  Violet    Julius
                    |Joanne      Khloe       Antoine  Woody     Douglas
                    |Eduard      Veronique   Quincy   Phuong    Luuk


                  A: Abigail
                  B: Briannah

                  C: Charles

                  D: Dawoud
                  E: Ethelle

                  F: Fiona

                  G: George
  • $\begingroup$ Damn it. I made one mistake, Can't edit now since it would reveal the method I used to create it. But I'm sure you can get the right answer anyways (ignoring that mistake). I'll make an edit once someone has given me the correct answer. $\endgroup$ Commented Jun 22 at 15:43

1 Answer 1


The words in the grid contain

aa ae ai ao au
ea ee ei ?? eu
ia ie ii io iu
oa oe oi oo ou
ua ue ui uo uu

So a name which fits is


  • 3
    $\begingroup$ Note that the error spoken of is in the bottom row of the 4th column. $\endgroup$
    – kagami
    Commented Jun 22 at 16:17
  • $\begingroup$ This is correct. Well done! $\endgroup$ Commented Jun 22 at 16:23
  • $\begingroup$ What about the title? $\endgroup$
    – ACB
    Commented Jun 22 at 17:31
  • 3
    $\begingroup$ @ACB - I don't know. A guess is rot13(zbhgu bcra gb pyhr ibjryf) $\endgroup$
    – Tom
    Commented Jun 22 at 17:44
  • 1
    $\begingroup$ Yes that was exactly my intention with the title $\endgroup$ Commented Jun 22 at 18:09

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service and acknowledge you have read our privacy policy.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.