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1096. Which of the six words completes the following sequence of words and why:
BASIC, ELF, HAITI, KILL, NO, ?

You can choose from:
QUACK, QUARREL, QUEER, QUIET, QUIZ, and QUEEN

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1097. I cannot be felt, seen or touched;
Yet I can be found in everybody;
My existence is always in debate;
Yet I have my own style of music.
What Am I?

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1098. You have 1,432 feet of fence that must be strung out in a straight line. A fence post must be placed for every 4 feet of fence, so how many fence posts will be needed?

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1099. Can you solve the following sequence?

11, 12, 26, 81, 82, 166, 501, 502, ?

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1100. A man sits on a buoy floating in a swimming pool.  In his right hand is a glass containing an ice cube.  If he throws the ice cube into the swimming pool, when will the water level rise?

·When the cube falls into the water?
·Or not until the cube is completely melted?

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1101. Tom is younger than Rose, but older than Will and Jack, in that order. Rose is younger than Susie, but older than Jack.  Jack is younger than Jim. Susie is older than Rose, but younger than Jim. Jim is older than Tom.  Who is the oldest?

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1102. The following is similar to the types of puzzles found on our website under our "wacky words" puzzles.  Can you determine what word, expression, or name is depicted?

COTAXME

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1103. A correspondent (C. E. B.) sends the following.  It is not difficult, if properly attacked:
A x B = B,   B x C = AC,   C x D = BC,   D x E = CH,   E x F = DK,   F x H = CJ,   H x J = KJ,   J x K = E,   K x L = L,   A x L = L.  Every letter represents a different digit, and, of course, AC, BC, etc., are two-figure numbers.  Can you find the values in figures of all the letters?

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1104. Choose the correct letter from each clue in the rhyme below.  When put in order, the five letters will spell the answer to the riddle.

My first is in pan but not in run.
My second in part but not in stun and fun.
My third you'll find in paint.
My fourth in six and also in seven.
My last in eye but not in heaven.
My whole a lovely flower fine.
Find the word, letter by line.

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1105. The whole family chartered a boat for the day for $840.  Unfortunately, one couple had severe colds and had to cancel, so those remaining had to chip in another $35 each.  How many people were there originally?

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1106. The following is a jumbled quote from a recent U.S. vice-president.  Can you determine the correct order of the words that will set the quote straight?

"Passport your making is airplane way of like photo look travel nature's you."

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1107. What is the significance of this sequence?

235, 711, 131, 719, 232, 931, 374, 143

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1108. Here's a palindrome:

What do you call the cooking utensil up near the ceiling?

_  _  _      _  _  _

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1109. Before you are three spotted cobras.  Titus is older than Serena, and Serena is younger than Macbeth, who is older than Titus.  Which snake is the oldest?

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1110. In a contest to guess the number of pennies in a jar, Sam guessed 21, Sally guessed 19, Samantha guessed 24, Susan guessed 26 and Sandy guessed 23.  One was off by 4, one by 2, one by 3, one by 1, and one was right.  Who was right?

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