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Goes With a Car

What goes with a car, comes with a car, is of no use to a car, but the car can’t move without it?

Noise. The engine is usually the main culprit, but even electric cars make some noise from the tires on the road.

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Longest AIOTS word

What is the longest word you can find using only the letters AIOTS (each letter can be used any number of times)?

Tattooists, which has 10 letters.

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Word With All 26 Letters

What word contains all 26 letters?

Alphabet (unfortunately there aren’t any actual dictionary words with every letter in the alphabet, so this gimmicky, somewhat unsatisfying answer has to suffice).

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Dragon Lewis

Rearrange the letters in this phrase to make a single word.

DRAGON LEWIS

A SINGLE WORD. Tricky, eh? But you can’t complain, since I gave you the answer.

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Fewest Queens For Full Attack

What is the smallest number of queens required on a chess board to attack all squares?

5. To see where they need to be placed, check out the diagram on Wolfram’s Queens Problem page.

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No Eyes But Once Could See

I do not have eyes but I once could see. I used to have thoughts but now I’m empty.

A skull.

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$500 For Basketball

500 people attended a high school basketball game and raised $500 for the school.

The prices were as follows:
Mothers $3.00
Fathers: $2.00
Children $0.48

More mothers than fathers turned up. How many children were there?

375 children (70 mothers and 55 fathers)

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Slice My Head

You use a knife to slice my head and weep beside me when I’m dead.

An onion.

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Letters, Letters, What Comes Next?

What letter comes next letter in this series?

A E F H I ___

K. It’s the series of capital letters without curves in alphabetical order.

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Binds Two But Touches One

What binds two people yet touches only one?

A wedding ring.

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