1156. Find the number that best completes the following sequence:

100 100
102 98
104 96
106 94 ?

108. There are two sequences one starts will 100 and adds 2; and one starts with 100 and subtracts 2.

1157. To the best of our knowledge, only one word can be made from all of the
letters below. Can you figure it out?

E F G G G I I N O P T T

1158. Rachel received an invitation to a birthday party for Ryan. He was her
maternal grandmother's only child's only son. What relation was he to Rachel?

1159. Here's a sentence palindrome:

Mother gave daughter a cut of meat.

_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

1160. Each of the two words below have an unusual feature in common. Can you
figure it out?

Abstemiously

Facetiously

They both contain all of the vowels in alphabetical order.

1161. A lottery game exists where three balls are drawn one at a time from a bin to
determine the winner. The balls are numbered zero through nine and there are 50 of each of the 10 numbers. Mark's ticket number is 327. What
are his chances of winning?

1 in 1000. He has a 1 in 10 chance to pick the first, second, and third number, or 1/10 x 1/10 x 1/10 = 1/1000. It is irrelevant that there are 50 balls of each number. What is relevant is that there is an equal number of balls for the numbers zero through nine.

1162. What two words, formed from different arrangements of the same seven letters,
can be used to complete the sentence below?

When it came to __________ friends at their wedding, the bride and groom did a bit of __________ by pretending there were no seats for the bridal
party.

1163. Which word best fits with the following set?

Sandal Better
Billing Root

1. Seam 2. Scare 3. Island 4. Murmur

4. Murmur (Each word in the original set of words contains two of the same vowel. And, the words are listed in the usual a, e, i, o, vowel order).

1164. What is the missing number in the sequence below?

361,117 360,204
359,291 358,378
357,465 ?

356,552. Each succeeding number is 913 less than its predecessor.

1165. Each of the following definitions can be answered by two words that rhyme.

Easily accessible snack

_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

Angry supervisor

_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

The young fellow showed up a 8 pm, not 7.

_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

Handy Candy, Cross Boss, Late Date.

1166. In a football game a touch down (td) is worth 6 points. An extra point (e)
after a touchdown is worth 1 point. A field goal (fg) is worth 3 points. A safety (s) is worth 2 points. What are all the possible
ways to end up with a team scoring 12 points?

There are 7 different possibilities. td + td, fg + fg + fg + fg, td + e + fg + s, s + s + s + s + s + s, td + s + s + s, td + fg + fg, s + s + s + fg + fg.

1167. Sam and Samantha, twins, discovered that if they added their ages together,
they would be the same age as their brother Simpson. Four years ago, the sum of their ages was one-half of their brother's age, but four years from now,
their brother's age will be four-fifths of the sum of their ages. How old are they now?

The twins are 6 and Simpson is 12.

1168. What two words, formed from different arrangements of the same eight letters,
can be used to complete the sentences below?

The lawyer was opposed to ________ Article 6. He said the original wording was an ________ part of the entire contract.

1169. Find the six-digit number in which the first digit is two more than the
second; the second digit is two more than the third; the third is two less than the second; the fourth is two less than the third; the fifth is one less than
the fourth; and the last two digits are the sum of the first four.

1170. One hose fills a swimming pool six times faster than a second hose.
Together they can fill the poll in five hours. How long would it take the slower hose to fill the pool by itself?

35 hours. If one hose is 6 times as fast as another, then you can think of both hoses together as 7 units of water flow.....7 units that fill a pool in 5 hours. Since the slower hose is 1/7 of both hoses together, then it would take 35 hours to fill the pool by itself. 7 units x 5 hours = 1 unit x 35 hours.