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

100     100     102     98     104     96     106     94     ?

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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

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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?

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1159. Here's a sentence palindrome:

Mother gave daughter a cut of meat.

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

Abstemiously

Facetiously

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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?

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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.

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1163. Which word best fits with the following set?

Sandal     Better     Billing     Root

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

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

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

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

Easily accessible snack

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Angry supervisor

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

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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?

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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?

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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.

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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.

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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?

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