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511. Eliminate only one letter in the word that fits the first definition to realize the second.

Take a letter form another word for earth and make something circular.

Take a letter from a word for a colored liquid and get a liquid measure.

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512. While on vacation, Tom visited his mother's mother-in-law's only son's only daughter.  What relationship is she to Tom?

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513. How many common English words can you make by rearranging the letters below?

A B E E I L R S T

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514. Daniel, my son, is exactly one fifth of my age.  In 21 years time, I will be exactly twice his age.  My wife is exactly seven times older than my daughter, Jessica. In 8 years time, my wife will be three times older then Jessica.  How old are Daniel and Jessica now?

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515. My first is in ocean but never in sea, 
my second's in wasp but never in bee.  
My third is in glider and also in flight, 
my whole is a creature that comes out at night.

What am I?

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516. What is the number that is 5 more than one-fourth of one-tenth of one-third of 3,000?

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517. Fill in each of the blanks below with a word that means the same as the words on either side.

(mail) ____________ (piece of wood often supporting a fence)

(area in front or _____________  behind a house) (a measurement)

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518. A father is four times as old as his son.  In twenty years, he'll be twice as old.  How old are they now?

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519. Can you find a five letter word, which, when typed in upper-case, reads the same upside down?

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520. Rachel has 5 more brothers than she has sisters.  Her brother Ryan has 3 more brothers than he has sisters.  If there are no more than 10 siblings, how many boys and girls are in the immediate family?

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521. I know what my job is, the point has been made. 
You say I have a big head, and you're right, I'm afraid
Put me in my place, and then leave me alone, 
What I need most, is for someone to drive me home.

What am I?

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522. The names of 3 vegetables are inter-lettered below.  Can you find them?

P L C O E O T T R A T N T U O C E

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523. What is the 5-digit number in which the first two digits are the address of the British Prime Minister, the third digit is three times the first, the fourth digit is the sum of the first and the third digits, and the fifth digit is the sum of the third and fourth?

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524. Besides being in the dictionary, what do all of these words have in common? 

gem           nave
yak            ailed
map           asset
lien            nomad

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525. Four friends are going to a party that begins in 17 minutes and they must all cross a bridge to get there.  It is night time and there is only one flashlight. A maximum of 2 people can cross the bridge at one time.  Any party who crosses, either 1 or 2 people, must have the flashlight with them.  The flashlight must be walked back and forth (it cannot be thrown, etc).  Each person walks at a different pace.  A pair must walk together at the rate of the slower person's pace:

Bryan:- 1 minute to cross
Eve:- 2 minutes to cross
Allan:- 5 minutes to cross
Louis:- 10 minutes to cross

Can you get them across in time?

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