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?
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?
1103. A correspondent (C. E. B.) sends the following. It is not difficult, if
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?
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.
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?
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."
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?