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721. The following are different kinds of _____?

Reshabar     Shamal     Kosava     Harmattan     Pampero

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722. Fill in the blanks to complete the word below.

_  E  _  M  _  T  _  _  C  _  L  _  _

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723. The letters below share a common physical characteristic that some of the other capital letters don't.  What is that characteristic and are there any other letters that should be in this group?

A     H     M     T     U     V

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724. What two-word combinations, formed from different arrangements of the same 10 letters, can be used to complete the sentences below?

The doctor prescribed a __________ for the French gourmet.  He became so upset by this change in his lifestyle that he ignored the __________ while driving home and had an accident.

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725. Here's a "trickle down" puzzle.  Change one letter at a time on each of the lines after the first word in order to get the last word.

Race
____
____
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Pits

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726. What two words, formed from different arrangements of the same six letters, can be used to complete the sentence below?

The cry of the _________ sounded as if it consisted of all _______.

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727. Each of the words below has an interesting feature that has nothing to do with its part of speech or meaning.  What is it?

patrols     saviour     float     caveat     latent

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728. Below are five words that are all related to another word.  The word may be a prefix, suffix, or a separate second word from one of the choices.  Example: man, truck, sure, place, back       Answer: fire

Try these five: dog, hard, block, shed, wind

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729. Imagine eight cubes of the same size.  What are the maximum and minimum number of faces that can be fused together using all eight cubes to form a solid object?

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730. What one three-letter word can be added to the blanks below to make a new word in each case?

_____KING
_____DON
_____TAKE

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731. What is the next prime number?

2          3          7          19          53          131          ____?

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732. Each sentence below can be completed with a word that is spelled the same but pronounced differently (different words for each sentence).

The Foreign Legionnaire was strongly tempted to __________, but was all too aware of the dangers in the _________.

"_________ my shoes, please,"  said the tourist in the _________ shoeshine shop.

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733. What two numbers will give you an answer of 12 when one is subtracted from the other and an answer of 589 when they are multiplied together?

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734. The names of two colors are hidden in the sentence below.  Can you find them?

They are definitely not an odd couple.

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735. A simple substitution cryptogram has been used to encode a contradiction in the English language.  Can you find the contradiction?

XIFO     UIF     TUBST     TIJOF,     UIFZ     BSF     PVU,     CVU     XIFO     BO     FMFDUSJD     MJHIU     JT     OPU     XPSLJOH,     JU'T     PVU.

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