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  1. 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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  2. How many feet are in a yard?

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  3. Is a peck larger than a bushel?

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  4. How many inches are in a foot?

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

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  6. You have a 4 gallon and a 7 gallon jug of water. How can you measure exactly 6 gallons of water using these two jugs?

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

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  8. What is the next number in this sequence: 2, 5, 9, 14,...

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  9. If you add 7 to this number, you get 56. What's the number?

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  10. Take a look at all these numbers: 66, 22, 99, 33, 44, 55. What number greater than 1 can be divided into all these numbers without leaving a remainder?

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  11. What number is 6 more than 7 x 8?

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  12. How many sides does a hepatgon have?

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  1. How many sides does a triangle have?

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  2. Give the place value of 5 in the number 254,879.

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

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  4. Which is measured from the circle's centre: the radius or the circumference?

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  5. Using only addition, how do you add eight 8's and get the number 1000?

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  6. Add 9 + 1. Then mulitply 9 x 1. Do you get the same answer each time?

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  7. A boy and his big sister are sitting around the kitchen table chatting.

    The boy says, "If I take two years away from my age and gave them to you, you'd be twice my age."

    The sister added, "Why don't you just give me one more and then I'll be three times you age."

    How old are the siblings?

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  8. How many sides does a pentagon have?

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

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  10. What metric unit of length do the letters 'cm' stand for?

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  11. What is the Roman numeral for 500?

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  12. Which number should replace the question mark? 1, 4, 7, 10, 13, ?, 19

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

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