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

WORKERS OF THE WORLD UNTIE.

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?

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?

15. When 1/5 left, 4/5 of the people remained. When 1/3 left, 2/3 of 4/5 remained. When 3/4 of the remaining people left, 1/4 of 2/3 or 4/5 remained. 1/4 x 2/3 x 4/5 = 8/60 = 2/15. Since there were two people left, there were originally 15 people.

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

Her grandmother-in-law (her husband's mother's husband is Pat's father-in-law, and his mother is Pat's grandmother-in-law).

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

3/85. 1/3x = 1/17 x 1/5 1/3x = 1/85 x = 3/85.

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

_ _ _ _ _

_ _ _ _ _

_ _ _ _ _

_ _ _ _ _

_ _ _ _ _

_ _ _ _ _

GREEN

GRASS, CRASS, CRESS, TRESS, TREES, TREED, GREED, GREEN. (there may be other ways).

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

10 3 11 6 12
9 13 12 14 15 ?

15. (One sequence is 3, 6, 9, 12, etc.; the other is 10, 11, 12, 13, etc).

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

Lucille's large salon

_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

Al's golf cries

_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

Johnny's sprints

_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

Ball's Hall, Gore's Fores, Cash's Dashes.

1179. What number best fits in the following sequence:

18, 14, 12, 11, ?, 10.25

10.5. You divide the number shown by 2 & then add 5 for each step in the sequence.

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?

David. Five hundred begins it, Five hundred ends it. The Roman numeral for 500 is D: D____D. Five in the middle is seen. The Roman numeral for 5 is V: D__V__D. First of all figures. The first Natural Number (Positive Integer) is 1; the Roman Numeral for 1 is I the first of all letters. That would be A. Take up their stations between. D_A_V_I_D.

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.

AMTUVWY = symmetry about vertical axis, BCDEK = symmetry about horizontal axis, FGJLNPQRSZ = no symmetry and HIOX = symmetry about both axes.

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

AMSTEMIOUS. Each of the five vowels appears once.

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?

Two hours and thirteen minutes. When you multiply by 60, the amount of minutes become hours and the amount of seconds become minutes.

1184. What do the following words have in common?

DEFT FIRST CALMNESS CANOPY

LAUGHING STUPID HIJACK.

Each word contains 3 consecutive letters from the alphabet.

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.