1246. What do these words have in common?

AGENDA
CLOTHES
SCISSORS SHORTS

They have no singular form.

1247. Which one of the following words does not belong with the others? Why?

AUNT
FATHER
MOTHER
UNCLE
SISTER
COUSIN
DAUGHTER SON

Cousin. All of the others are specific to a gender.

1248. One state in the United States is surrounded by 7 other states. Which
state is it, and can you name the surrounding states?

Kentucky. Missouri, Indiana, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, Tennessee, Illinois.

1249. Replace the asterisks with mathematical symbols to make this equation work.

888 * 8 * 8 * 88 * 8 * 8 * 8 = 1527

888 - (8 x 8) + 88 - 8/8 = 1527.

1250. Which fruit in the following list is the odd one out?

peach
grape
orange
cherry
pear
apple strawberry

orange. It is the only one that you peel before eating.

1251. Simplify: 9/72
÷ 36/144 ÷ 12/36

9/72 ÷ 36/144 ÷ 12/36 = 1/8
÷ 1/4 ÷ 1/3 = 1/8
x 4/1 x 3/1 = 12/8 = 1 1/2.

1252.
7321 is to 143 and 8642 is to 3212, therefore 5126 is to ?

106. The number 143 is found by using the 7 in 7321 and multiplying it by the 2 in 7321 to get 14, then using the 3 in 7321 and multiplying it by the 1 in 7321 you get a 3 thus 143. 3212 is found the same way using the digits in 8642; so using the same method for the number 5126 you get 106.

1253. Which is the odd man out and why?

colon

haven

meter

gurus

madam

minim

haven. It is the only word that doesn't have the same vowel used twice.

1254. What number should replace the ?

64 5 44? 3 424 14 0 4

4. Reading from right to left, they are the numbers 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46.

1255. What do the following words have in common?

Tabulate

Attack

Pagoda

Sewers

Hungry

Repair

They all contain a type of animal spelled backwards. bat, cat, dog, ewe, gnu, ape.

1256. What two numbers should replace the question marks?

4 1 9 2 15 4 22 7 ? ?

30 and 11. There are two sequences, the first begins with the number 4 and progresses +5, +6, +7, +8. The second begins with number 1 and progresses
+1, +2, +3, +4.

1257. Replace the question marks with two letters in each of the letters listed below to make a left and right four letter word.
When you're finished with all four words, you'll have a an eight-letter word formed by the replaced letters.

co ?? nt

pa ?? in

he ?? am

tu ?? st.

dethrone. code & dent, path & thin, hero & roam, tune & nest.

1258. What comes next in the following sequence?

1072 1055 1021 953 817 545 ?

1. The first number is reduced by 17, then the next number is reduced by 34, then 68, 136, 272, and 544, which makes the last number 1.

1259. Add one letter, but not necessarily the same letter, anywhere you want to (front, back, middle) to each
of the following words to form two new words that are opposite in meaning.

raise sold

1260. A man rode a bus every morning to get to work.
His bus stop had two eastbound buses that ran every ten minutes; one bus only went
halfway to his destination and the other bus went all the way to his destination. Both busses ran all day long. The man went to the bus stop at random times every day, but on average, he caught the bus going all the way to his
destination nine times out of ten. How do you explain this?

The bus going all the way to his destination ran one minute before the bus only
going halfway.