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1171. The following 22 letters form a five-word slogan written on a wall by a very dyslexic communist.  Can you solve the anagram?

D E E E F H I K L N O O O R R R S T T U W W

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1172. In a pie-eating contest, Alice was neither first nor last, but she beat Evan.  Ben beat Alice.  Carol beat Dan and Ben.  Who was last?

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1173. At a party, 1/5 of the people departed early.  Later, 1/3 of the remaining guests departed.  Much later, 3/4 of those guests departed.  If two people were left, how many people were originally at the party?

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1174. Pat went to visit her husband's only sister's mother's only husband's mother.  What relationship was she to Pat?

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1175. If 1/3 of some number is 1/17 of 1/5, what is that number?

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1176. Make your way from GRASS to GREEN in only seven steps, changing one letter at at time to make a good English word at each step.

GRASS
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GREEN

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1177. Find the number that best completes the following sequence:

10   3   11   6   12   9   13   12   14   15   ?

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1178. Each of the following definitions can be answered by two words that rhyme.

Lucille's large salon

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Al's golf cries

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Johnny's sprints

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1179. What number best fits in the following sequence:

18,  14,  12,  11,   ?,  10.25

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1180. Five hundred begins it,
Five hundred ends it,
Five in the middle is seen;
First of all figures, the first of all letters,
Take up their stations between.
Join all together, and then you will bring;
Before you the name of an eminent king.

Guess What / Who I am?

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1181. The letters of the alphabet can be arranged in four different groups. The first 13 letters establish the categories:

AM
BCDEK
FGJL
HI

Place the remaining 13 letters in their proper categories.

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1182. These words belong to the same logical family:

CALCIFEROUS
CUPELLATION
EDUCATION
LACTIFEROUS
OUTDISTANCE
PNEUMONIA

Which of these words belongs to the same family too?

ZYMOTICALLY
ABSTEMIOUS
UNAPOSTOLIC
MEDALLION

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1183. A cyclist takes 2 minutes and 13 seconds for every full lap of a circuit. Answer the following question in 10 seconds or less:  How long will it take him to do 60 laps?

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1184. What do the following words have in common?

DEFT  FIRST  CALMNESS   CANOPY
LAUGHING   STUPID   HIJACK.

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1185. What two words, formed from different arrangements of the same eight letters, can be used to complete the sentence below?

The troops had to be called in to help with the __________ of flood victims and to aid in _________ the levees.

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