GCHQ publishes children’s brainteaser book | GCHQ


Top British spies in GCHQ She released a children’s puzzle book while challenging the audience to solve one of his brainteasers.

In the latest puzzle book — the agency previously published two books for adults — kids will be tested in languages, geometry, decoding, analysis, math, coding, and cybersecurity.


GCHQ said the aim of Puzzles for Spies is to inspire the next generation of UK customers. It has also issued a mental test to test the country’s spying capabilities.

People are challenged to Color in the fruit bowl using only four colorsSo that the pears are green, the orange is orange, the apple is red, and the banana is yellow.

But no two contiguous shapes can have the same color, illustrating a theory from 1852 that suggests that no more than four colors are required to color the image so that the touching shapes don’t have the same colour.

“You don’t have to be a contest champ, or even at the head of a class, to work at GCHQ,” said GCHQ’s chief unofficial puzzler, who only identified himself as Colin.

“All you need is to have an interest in discovering things and an infectious curiosity. This is why so many of us are so fond of puzzles.

“Not only do we spend all of our time putting together jigsaws and filling in crossword puzzles, but creating and solving puzzles in our spare time requires the same skills our teams use when tackling new problems in different, creative ways to help keep the nation safe. It’s also really fun.”

The agency said last month that it wanted to Increasing the number of female programmers In their ranks, they need to improve diversity to counter threats ranging from foreign nations to children’s safety on the Internet.