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811. The numbers 11, 22, 26, 101, 111, and 836 share an interesting mathematical characteristic.  What is it?  Hint:  Backward and forward, I may go, but either way I won't be slow; 'cause it makes no difference in this game: the path I take is exactly the same.

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812. To what do the words drumlin, esker, cirque, and coulee refer?

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813. James is now one-third his brother Joes age.  Four years ago, he was one-seventh his brother's age.  Six years from now, he will be half his brother's age.  How old are they now?  Hint: Neither is 20 yet.

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814. The names of three insects are squashed together into one big word:

WCANRICATSKEPT

All the letters are in the correct order; use each letter only once.  Find the three insects.

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815. Make your way from BEER  to WINE in only 6 steps, changing one letter at a time to make a good English word at each step.

BEER
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WINE

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816. What is the number that is 5 more than one-half of one-quarter of one-half of one-quarter of 16,000?

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817. Each of the following definitions can be answered by two words that rhyme.  Fill in the answers.

A greeting to a baked dessert
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A very up-to-date fish
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A plate of piscatorial fodder
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818. A bag of marbles can be divided equally between 2, 11, or 13 people.  What is the minimum number of marbles that can be in this bag?

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819. Unscramble these letters to name the singer who said, "I don't know anything about music.  In my line you don't have to."

SLEEPY SILVER

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820. Which of the words below logically fits with the following set?

Clear          Head          Break          _____

1) Snack          2) Could          3) Plead          4) Dance

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821. When you empty your piggy bank, you find you have a total of $10.80, and an equal number of pennies, dimes and quarters.  How many of each coin do you have?

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822. Quickly, what is 137 squared - 135 squared?

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

The cause was _________, but it was evident that something serious had happened at the nearby _________ facility.

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824. When you travel to work going 50 mph, you arrive too early when you leave at a specified time.  When you travel 40 mph, you arrive too late, leaving at that same time.  In both cases, you arrive exactly as early as you arrive late (i.e., time early = time late).  How fast should you go to get to work on time, leaving at the same time?

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

I _ _ E _ _ _ C T U _ L _ _

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