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  1. What is a prime number?

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  2. What are the next two numbers in this series: 2, 9, 16, 23, ...

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  3. Which number should replace the question mark? 5, 14, 23, 32, 41, ?, 59

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  4. Is a peck larger than a bushel?

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  5. A farmer has seventeen sheep. All but nine of them die. How many sheep does he have left?

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  6. How many sides does a hexagon have?

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  7. This riddle must be done IN YOUR HEAD and NOT using paper and pen or a calculator. Try it!

    Take 1000 and add 40 to it. Now add another 1000 to it.
    Now add 30. And another 1000.
    Now add 20. Now add another 1000. Now add 10.

    What is the total?

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  8. True or False: When you add to odd numbers the sum is always odd?

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  9. Are Roman numerals given in small letters or capital letters?

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  10. If a movie starts in an hour and a half, how many minutes do you have to wait to see it?

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  11. What is a greater distance: 10 inches or 10 centimetres?

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  12. You have $10.60 in two bills and three coins. What bills and coins do you have?

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  1. You are 9 years old and your dad is 47. How old will your dad be when you are 21?

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  2. 10 candles stand burning in a dining room. A strong breeze blows in through an open window and extinguishes 3 of them. Assuming the wind doesn't extinguish any more candles, how many candles do you have left in the end?

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  3. What are the next three numbers in this series: 14, 21, 28, 35,...

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  4. How many squares are there on a chessboard? (Hint: The answer is not 64.)

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  5. How many sides does a decagon have?

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  6. What do the numbers 11, 69, and 88 all have in common?

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  7. What is the Roman numeral for 500?

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  8. Lilly has 15 pop can tabs and all together they equal $30. She dropped one and lost 2. She has $26 worth of pop can tabs. Explain.

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  9. How many metres are in a kilometre?

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  10. Change this into a multiplication problem; 5+5+5+5=20

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  11. In division, the numeral the dividend is divided by is called...what?

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  12. A man weighing 14 stone and his two sons weighing 7 stone each were stranded on an island. All they had to get off the island was a small boat, but it could only hold 14 stone. How did the man and his sons get off the island?

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  13. How many tens equal one thousand?

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