|WebRiddles - Over 1500 Brain Teasers and Riddles For You to Enjoy|
|WebRiddles - Over 1500 Brain Teasers and Riddles For You to Enjoy|
#1 - Two US coins are worth 30 cents and one is not a quarter. What are the two coins?|
#2 - What crime is punishable when attempted but not when committed?
#3 - If you say my name, I'll no longer exist. What am I?
#4 - You have a candle, an oil lamp, wood in a fireplace, and only one match. What do you light first?
#5 - When an ice cube melts in a glass of water, does the level of the water fall or rise?
#6 - What walks on four legs in the morning, two legs in the day and three legs in the evening?
#7 - There's a fork in the road to Heaven, where one way leads to Hell. At this fork in the road, two twin brothers live who are exactly alike, except that one always tells the truth and the other one always lies. What single question can you ask one of them to find the way to Heaven?
#8 - A man had to walk for an hour under heavy rain on an open road, without an umbrella or anything else over his head. Yet, his hair did not get wet.
#9 - You are facing three switches downstairs, one of which controls a lightbulb in a room upstairs whose doors are closed (no light escapes from it).
#10 - Take a cup from a bucket of water and put it into a bucket of wine, then put a cup of the mixture from the wine bucket back into the water bucket.
#11 - What can you hold in your left hand but not in your right hand?
#12 - "Finished files are the result of years of scientific study and a lot of common sense." How many times does the letter " f " appear in that sentence?
#13 - "At night they come without being fetched,
#14 - "I never was, am always to be,
#15 - "Runs over fields and woods all day
#16 - "There was a green house.
#17 - If it takes 6 seconds for a clock to strike 6, how long does it take to strike 11?
#18 - I drive men mad / For love of me, / Easily beaten, / Never free. What am I?
#19 - How quickly can you find out what is unusual about this paragraph? It looks so ordinary that you would think that nothing is wrong with it at all-- and, in fact, nothing is. But it is a bit odd. Why? If you study it and think about it, you may find out, but I am not going to assist you in any way. You must do it without any coaching. No doubt, if you work at it for long, it will dawn on you. Who knows?
#20 - What's mightier than God and more evil than the Devil? The poor have it. The rich need it. If you eat it, you will eventually die.
#21 - What can you share and still have all for yourself?
#22 - What's the end of space, the end of time, and the beginning of eternity?
#23 - There is a dead man in the center of a field.
#24 - What is so special about this sequence below?
#25 - What do these three things have in common? Dogs, Diamonds, Double Plays.
#26 - What is the only English word for a number that when spelled, it's letters are in alphabetical order?
#27 - Follow these instructions : Take one full cup of coffee and drink 1/6 of it. Replace what you drank with milk. Now, drink 1/3 of the coffee/milk mixture. Again, replace what you drank with more milk. Now, drink 1/2 of what is in the cup. Once again, replace what you drank with milk. Now drink the entire cup of mixed coffee/milk.
#28 - What are three possible responses that correctly fill the blank in the following sentence?
#29 - If you were to spell out numbers, how far would you have to go until you would find the letter "A"?
#30 - Name 10 Body Parts-no profane words-with 3 letters each
#31 - In almost every language, this word begins with the "m" sound.
#32 - What word or expression is represented below?
#33 - A murderer is condemned to death. He has to choose between three rooms. The first is full of raging fires, the second is full of assassins with loaded guns, and the third is full of lions that haven't eaten in 3 years. Which room is safest for him?
#34 - Which of the following words would most likely belong to the same group above? ... And why? Silly, ancestor, millstone, needless.
#35 - What English word has three consecutive double letters?
#36 - Rearrange the letters of NOR DO WE to make one word.
#37 - What are the 2 longest words in the English language that can be typed using only your left hand on the keyboard.
#38 - What letter is next in this sequence?
#39 - Each morning I appear To join you, All day I stick on, No matter how fast you move, Yet I nearly perish in the midday sun.
#40 - A Father, son and grandson are walking in the park. A man approaches them and asks for their age. The Father replies, "My son is as many weeks as my grandson is in days, and my grandson is as many months old as I am in years. We are all 100 years together."
#41 - Translate the following into a meaningful phrase :
#42 - Foward I am heavy, but backward I am not. What am I?
#43 - If you have two hourglasses - one four-minute timer and one seven-minute timer, how can you measure nine minutes?
#44 - An egg salesman was asked how many eggs he had sold that day. He replied, "My first customer said, 'I'll buy half your eggs and half an egg more'. My second and third customers said the same thing. When I had filled all three orders, I sold out of eggs without having to break a single egg the whole day."
#45 - A boy goes and buys a fishing pole that is 6' 3" long. As he goes to get on the bus, the bus driver tells him that he can't take anything on the bus longer than 6'.
#46 - In olden days, you are a clever thief charged with treason against the king and sentenced to death. But the king decides to be a little lenient and lets you choose your own way to die. What would you choose? Remember, you're clever!
#47 - Six glasses are in a row. The first three are full of juice; the second three are empty. By moving only one glass, can you arrange empty and full glasses alternate?
#48 - What is black when you buy it, red when you use it and gray when you throw it away?
#49 - If a grasshopper halves the distance to a wall on every jump, how many jumps will he need to reach the wall if he starts from ten feet away?
#50 - How can you spell brandy in three letters?
#51 - There are several English words that contain all the 5 vowels. Can you name some of them?
#52 - Two vertical 750 ft posts have a 1000 ft rope stretched between their top most points. The rope sags to within 250 ft from the ground. How far apart are the posts?
#53 - Assume that you have just heard of a scandal and that you are the first one to know. You pass it on to 4 persons in a matter of 30 minutes. Each of these 4 persons in turn passes it to 4 other persons in the next 30 minutes and so on.
#54 - What is the smallest number which when divided by 10 leaves a remainder of 9, when divided by 9 leaves a remainder of 8, when divided by 8 leaves a remainder of 7, when divided by 7 leaves a remainder of 6, and so on until when divided by 2 leaves a remainder of 1?
#55 - Which word in the English language becomes shorter when it is lengthened?
#56 - I know a word of letters three. Add two, and fewer there will be.
#57 - What three letter word best completes the below
#58 - I start with the letter e,
#59 - Why is a baseball game like a cake?
#60 - What letter is nine inches long?
#61 - What word is always spelled wrong?
#62 - You are presented with three envelopes. Each envelope has two statements written on it, the statements on one envelope are both true, the statements on another are both false, and the remaining envelope has one statement that is true and one that is false.
#63 - A 10 foot rope ladder hangs over the side of a boat with the bottom rung at the surface of the water. There is one foot between rungs and the tide goes up at the rate of 6 inches per hour. How long until three rungs are covered?
#64 - A large truck is crossing a bridge 1 mile long. The bridge can only hold 14000 lbs, which is the exact weight of the truck. The truck makes it half way across the bridge and stops. A bird lands on the truck.
#65 - A soldier has been captured by the enemy. He has been so brave that they offer to let him choose how he wants to be killed. They tell him, "if you tell a lie, you will be shot, and if you tell the truth, you will be hanged." He can make only one statement. He makes the statement and goes free. What did he say?
#66 - There are 2 policemen parked along a one-way street looking for traffic violations. They spot a taxi driver going in the wrong direction, yet they do nothing. Why?
#67 - There are 20 people surrounding the perimeter of a square room. Each person has full sight of the entire room and everyone in it without turning his head or body, or moving in any way (other than the eyes). Where can you place an apple so that all but one person can see it?
#68 - What is significant about 3661 seconds past midnight on January 1st, 2001?
#69 - What's the least number of chairs you would you need around a table to seat four fathers, two grandfathers, and four sons?
#70 - Find the missing words for this sentence. The catch is that the words are anagrams of each other.
#71 - What rock is also a food?
#72 - Who moves without a leg and carries his house on his back?
#73 - Different lights do make me strange,
#74 - The father gave his son ten envelopes and a thousand dollars, all in one dollar bills. He told his son, "Place the money in the envelopes in such a manner that no matter what number of dollars I ask for, you can give me one or more of the envelopes, containing the exact amount I asked for without having to open any of the envelopes. If you can do this, you will keep the $1000. When the father asked for a sum of money, the son was able to give him envelopes containing the exact amount of money asked for.
#75 - What common chemical compound is represented by the following: HIJKLMNO
#76 - What is so special about this sequence below?
#77 - What is the unique characteristic of the following words:
#78 - Some months have 30 days, some have 31; how many months have 28 days?
#79 - I have two fruit in my basket. When I rearrange the name of
#80 - What happened in 1961 that will not happen again for over 4000 years?
#81 - I have as many brothers as sisters. My brothers have twice as many sisters as brothers. How many of us are there?
#82 - 1. It can cause excessive sweating and vomiting.
#83 - Lost in the woods, you finally happen upon a rickety old bridge across a deep ravine. The ravine is too steep to go down and climb back up. You need to know if the bridge is safe. As luck would have it, you recognize that on the other side of the bridge is that dreadful town, "Truth and Liarsville". Everyone who lives there either ALWAYS tells the truth or ALWAYS lies. You are tired and you've been lost in Truth and Liarsville before. You see three men on the other side of the bridge. You shout out: "Are you truth-tellers?"
#84 - The higher I climb, the hotter I gauge,
#85 - Four men and four women are in love with other members of the group. Each person is in love with one other, and is himself loved by one person. No two people are in love with each other. David is in love with the woman who is in love with Daniel. Jerry loves the woman who loves the man who is in love with Ellen. Lorraine is loved by the man who is loved by the woman who is loved by Bruce. Elizabeth hates Bruce and is hated by the man whom Julie loves. Who is in love with Jerry?
#86 - Hair Color
#87 - Three Lights
#88 - A man wanted to enter an exclusive club but did not know the password that was required. He waited by the door and listened. A club member knocked on the door and the doorman said, "twelve." The member replied, "six " and was let in. A second member came to the door and the doorman said, "six." The member replied, "three" and was let in. The man thought he had heard enough and walked up to the door. The doorman said ,"ten" and the man replied, "five." But he was not let in.
#89 - Hildegarde was taken to the dungeon and presented with two doors, each protected by a single guard. One door led to freedom and the other door to a hungry lion. Hildegarde was allowed to ask one question of one guard of her choice. The question was limited to a yes/no answer. Hildegarde knew that this was a tricky pair of guards: one would always lie and the other would always tell the truth. The guards knew behind which door lay freedom and which door led to the lions, and knew who was the liar and who was the truth sayer. But how was Hildegarde to know the difference? Hildegarde devised a way and went happily on her way. What was the question?
#90 - After two years Tom was stepping down from being the secretary of a group of animal rights activists. To show him their appreciation a bunch of them took him out one sunny afternoon. Tom shot an eagle and everyone congratulated him. Where had they gone?
#91 - What do the poor have that the rich want, and is bigger than space but longer than time?
#92 - What two words have the most letters in it?
#93 - What can fill a room but takes up no space.
#94 - The more you take the more you leave behind?
#95 - What's the beginning of eternity,
#96 - What kind of room has no windows?
#97 - I have holes on the top and bottom.
#98 - A cowboy rides into town on Friday. only stays 3 days and leaves on Friday. How is this possible?
#99 - Three eyes I have, all in a row; when the red one opens, all freeze. What am I?
#100 - A boy leaves home in the morning to go to school. At the moment he leaves the house he looks at the clock in the mirror. The clock has no number indication and for this reason the boy makes a mistake in interpreting the time (mirror-image). Just assuming the clock must be out of order, the boy cycles to school, where he arrives after twenty minutes. At that moment the clock at school shows a time that is two and a half hours later than the time that the boy saw on the clock at home. At what time did he reach school?
#101 - I have rivers without water,
#102 - I begin eternity,
#103 - You are working in a dairy and have two pots to hold milk. One holds 5 gallons, and one holds 3 gallons. Two customers have ordered 4 gallons each. They will bring their own containers which hold more than 4 gallons. Can you measure out 4 gallons using your 5, and 3 gallon pots?
#104 - A doctor gives you three pills and tells you to take one every half an hour. How long will the pills last?
#105 - A butcher in the market is 5'-10" tall. What does he weigh?
#106 - What was the President's name in 1960?
#107 - There is a man that lives on the top floor of an 11 storey building. Everyday he gets the elevator down to the ground floor to leave the building to go to work. Upon returning from work though, he always travels on the elevator only up to the 7th floor and walks the stairs the rest of the way. unless it is raining. Why does he do this (it is not because he needs the exercise)?
#108 - A man is wearing black. Black shoes, socks, trousers, jumper, and gloves. He is walking down a black street with all the street lamps off. A black car is coming towards him with its light off too but some how manages to stop in time.
#109 - Guess this riddle now you must:
#110 - Four people are sitting around a campfire after a long day of recreation, when one man comments: "Do you realize that around this campfire, the four of us include a mother, father, brother, sister, son, daughter, niece, nephew, aunt, uncle and a couple cousins"?.
#111 - As a whole, I am both safe and secure.
#112 - What two words, formed from different arrangements of the
#113 - A group of campers have been on vacation so long, that
#114 - Five hundred begins it, five hundred ends it,
#115 - I have joy in bringing two together, But darn my existence!
#116 - Of the words listed below, one is "odd man out." This has
#117 - We are very little creatures;
#118 - If you break me, I'll not stop working.
#119 - I am just a small letter, you see,
#120 - An old parchment describes the location of buried treasure:
#121 - What has six faces
#122 - Inside a gumball machine with red, yellow, and blue gum
#123 - Two hunters leave their camp and are headed for bear hunting. They walk 10 km south, then 10 km east. They kill a bear. Then they walk 10 km north and get back at their camp, exactly where they left.
#124 - The same five letters can be anagrammed into four different words that fill in the blanks in the sentence to make (somewhat) good sense. What are the missing words if the sentence isâ€¦
#125 - There is a common English word that is nine letters long. Each time you remove a letter from it, it still remains an English word- from nine letters right down to a single letter.
#126 - He starts and ends 2 common English words. One painful in love, One painful in everyday matter. Do you know what 2 letters must he be?
#127 - Why is tennis such a romantic sport?
#128 - Mr. and Mrs. Smith have six daughters and each daughter has one brother. How many people are there in the family?
#129 - I have keys that open no locks, I have space, but there is no room, You can enter, but you can't go in. and I am...
#130 - Real fast now, do this math: What is 111,111,111 multiplied by 111,111,111 ?
#131 - What is the only word in the English language that when capitalized is changed from a noun or a verb to a nationality?
#132 - Good at math? Try this one.... 1=3
#133 - What do these words have in common: age, blame, curb, dance, evidence, fence, gleam, harm, interest, jam, kiss, latch, motion, nest, order, part, quiz, rest, signal, trust, use, view, win, x-ray, yield, zone?
#134 - What are the science teacher's favorite states?
#135 - You have three containers. One has only red marbles, one has only blue marbles and the third has an equal number of red and blue marbles. The labels on the containers have intentionally been switched so that each container is now marked incorrectly.
#136 - During a school lunch break, ten kids are discussing after school jobs. In particular, they would like to know their average monthly salary (for the ten of them), but no one wants to admit openly exactly what they make. Can you devise a way for them to calculate their average (mean) salary without anyone having to tell anyone else what their individual salaries are?
#137 - What is the fastest time that a group of four people can row to the other side of the river with the following rules in place?
#138 - Four men are standing in a line as shown above and they cannot turn their heads. There is a brick wall between A and B that they cannot see through. They know that they each have one hat, and that of the four hats two are black and two are white. They cannot see the color of the hat that they are wearing. In order to be released from the line, they must call out the color of their hat. If they are wrong, no one can leave. They are not allowed to talk to each other, and they have been given ten minutes to figure out their hat color. After 1 minute:
#139 - In a recent random drawing of three digits, the number 361 was drawn; immediately afterward in a random drawing of four digits, 2401 was drawn. Both of these numbers have something unusual in common -- what is it? And what are the chances of this happening again, remembering that in a random drawing numbers can begin with one or more zeroes.
#140 - Two postmen meet on their routes and they start talking.
#141 - A man is asked what his daughters look like. He answers, "They are all blondes, but two, all brunettes, but two, and all redheads, but two." How many daughters did he have?
#142 - An old man said to a young man, "I have a daughter. She has as many brothers as she has sisters. Each one of her brothers has twice as many sisters as he has brothers. How many sons and daughters do I have?"
#143 - The "he" puzzle:
#144 - Voiceless it cries
#145 - It cannot be seen,cannot be felt
#146 - Alive without breath,
#147 - Dies half its life
#148 - I live above a star, and yet I never burn,
#149 - What is better than the best, more evil than demons, the poor have it and the rich need it, and if you eat it, you will die?
#150 - I am one simple word, but I mean different things
#151 - As I watch I see the world pass me by.
#152 - What unusual property do the words FLOUR, TERN, and THIRSTY have in common?
#153 - Here's an original brainteaser submitted by an NIEHS scientist:
#154 - You have two fuses (a fuse is something you burn to eventually set off an explosive), one which burns 1 hour and one which burns 2 hours. The fuses do not burn at a constant rate, so, for example, the last few inches of the first fuse could take 5 minutes or 55 minutes to burn. You have as many matches as you want. With these fuses, you have to measure a time period of exactly 45 minutes. How do you do this?
#155 - You have a rope that will reach around the earth (+/- 40,000 km). If you put sticks of 1 meter high around the world and lay the rope on these sticks, how much longer will the rope need to be?
#156 - One Day Kerry celebrated her birthday. Two days later her older twin brother, Terry, celebrated his birthday. How could this be?
#157 - Manhole Covers: Why is it better to have round manhole covers than square ones?
#158 - The Deadly Party: A man went to a party and drank some of the punch. He then left early. Everyone else at the party who drank the same punch were poisoned and became very sick. Why did the man not get sick?
#159 - Trouble with Sons: A woman had two sons who were born on the same hour of the same day of the same year. But they were not twins. How could this be so?
#160 - Problems in the Elevator: A person lives on the tenth floor of a building. Every day he takes the elevator to go down to the ground floor to go out. When he returns he takes the elevator to the seventh floor and walks up the stairs to reach his apartment on the tenth floor. Only on rainy days does he take the elevator to the tenth floor. He hates the stairs, so why does he do it?
#161 - You have four unmarked bottles of pills each containing 100 tablets. One bottle of pills is poisoned. The good pills weigh exactly 1 gram a piece. The poisoned ones weigh exactly 1.1 gram a piece. You also have use of a scale, but can only use it one time. How can you determine with certainty which bottle of pills is poisoned?
#162 - You are in a room with 2 doors -- one leads further into the dungeon, one leads to freedom. There are two guards in the room, one at each door. One always tells the truth. One always lies. What one question can you ask one of the guards that will help you pick the door to freedom?
#163 - Einstein's Riddle:
#164 - SEND + MORE = MONEY
#165 - Pronounced as one letter but written with three, two different letters there are and two only in me. I'm double, I'm single I'm black, blue, and gray. I'm read from both ends and the same either way.
#166 - What is it that when you take away the whole, you still have some left over?
#167 - We travel much,yet prisoners are, and close confined to boot. With the swiftest horse we keep pace, yet always go on foot.
#168 - What is it that goes with an automobile and comes with it; is of no use to it,and yet the automobile cannot move without it?
#169 - You are a bus driver. At the first stop, 4 people get on. At the second stop, 8 people get on. At the third stop, 2 people get off, and at the last stop, everyone gets off. The question is: What color are the bus drivers eyes?
#170 - You and a group of your friends are in the library. One friend says there is a $100 dollar bill hidden between pages 75 and 76 of a book in the library. But you decide not to go and look for it. Why?
#171 - Where did the other Dollar Go?
#172 - Six glasses are in a row. The first three are full of juice; the second three are empty. By moving only one glass, can you arrange them so empty and full glasses alternate?
#173 - You throw away the outside and cook the inside. Then you eat the outside and throw away the inside. What are you eating?
#174 - Why are 1990 American dollar bills worth more than 1989 American dollar bills?
#175 - Rearrange the letters in the words "new door" to make one word.
#176 - What is the largest amount of money in coins you can have without being able to make exact change for a dollar.
#177 - What number when multiplied against itself will result in a number which includes the numbers (1 - 9) in forward order, and then descending in order from the 9? (i.e., to get the number: 12,345,678,987,654,321)
#178 - How many words (in the English language) can you think of that exactly rhyme with each of the words below. The blank boxes beneath each word can be used to type in your answers as you think of them.
#179 - Historical Teaser:
#180 - I am periodically the number 79. They once tried to make me from 29. If you add to me 80, I will appear to be 47 temporarily. What am I?
#181 - What is the longest non-hyphenated word in English in which no letters are repeated (each letter appears only
#182 - What occurs once in a second, once in a minute, twice in a millennium, but never in the course of a lifetime?
#183 - In the eyes, it causes blindness.
#184 - What has no content, yet you can see it?
#185 - What is bigger when new and grows smaller with use?
#186 - What do you use to "hoe a row, slay a foe, and wring with woe"?
#187 - John Smith bought a used car for $600 and sold it to Mary Baker for $800. He later bought it back for $1000 and resold it for $1200. How much profit did John make?
#188 - I am just a lowly thing, object of much derision,
#189 - Sometimes it glitters, but often not;
#190 - What 3-letter word in English has an odd start, an even finish and an infinitely long middle?
#191 - I got it in a forest but didn't want it. Once I had it, I couldn't see it. The more I searched for it, the less I liked it. I took it home in my hand because I could not find it. What was it?
#192 - Where can one stand up straight, but still be considered sideways?
#193 - At night I come without being fetched. By day tho lost, I'm not really gone. What am I?
#194 - Which word in the English language is most frequently spelled wrong?
#195 - Rearrange the letters in "OWONDER" to make one word.
#196 - What runs fore to aft (i.e., front to back) on one side of a ship, and aft to fore (i.e., back to front) on the other side?
#197 - Name one eight letter word that has kst in the middle, in the beginning, and at the end.
#198 - "Think of words ending in -GRY. Angry and hungry are two of them. There are only three words in the English language. What is the third word? The word is something that everyone uses every day. If you have listened carefully, I have already told you what it is."
#199 - A clever thief in the olden days was charged with treason against the king and sentenced to death. But the king decided to be a little lenient so he let the thief choose his own way to die. What way should the thief choose?
#200 - My host thinks I'm an irritation, a bother, a pain.
#201 - I can make you lighter, or cause your death. Some are afraid of me, but I'm also loved by many.
#202 - There is a common English word that is seven letters long. Each time you remove a letter from it, it still remains a common English word -- from seven letters right on down to a single letter. What is the original word, and what are the words that it becomes after removing a letter at a time?
#203 - What falls but never breaks?
#204 - What breaks but never falls?
#205 - Part carbon, part water,
#206 - An egg salesman was asked how many eggs he had sold that day. He replied, "My first customer said, 'I'll buy half your eggs and half an egg more'. My second and third said the same thing. When I had filled all three orders, I sold out of eggs without having to break a single egg the whole day." How many eggs were sold in all? Explain this!
#207 - It can be cut and will grow back. Yet when you least expect it, it may disappear never to return.
#208 - I'll lap at your heels,
#209 - You can see it, but you can't touch it. It may disappear, but has never really left you. It grows throughout the day. What is it?
#210 - Hi! Ma and Pa told me I'd better say that all the two-letter words in this paragraph have something in common ...... or else! What's the common factor here?
#211 - You are taking a vacation on an island in the middle of a lake. The lake is in a remote part of Maine and there has never been a bridge connecting the island to the land. Every day a tractor and wagon gives hay rides around the island to all the children. Puzzled as to how the tractor had gotten onto the island, you ask around and find out that the tractor was not transported to the island by boat or by air. Nor was it built on the island. Explain how`t(e tractor may have gotten there?
#212 - There is a barrel with no lid and some rum in it. "This barrel of rum is more than half full," said Charlie. "No it's not," say Harry. "It's less than half full." Without any measuring implements and without removing any rum from the barrel, how can they easily determine who is correct?
#213 - What two words in the English language uses all five vowels plus Y in alphabetical order and uses each one only once?
#214 - By Moon or by Sun, I shall be found; yet I am undone when there's no light around.
#215 - The more you have of it, the less you see. What is it?
#216 - Only one color, but not one size,
#217 - Forward I am heavy, but backward I am not. What am I?
#218 - It is in a rock but not in stone,
#219 - I know a word of letters three. Add one letter to it and none there will be. What is the word?
#220 - What is it that has four legs, one head and a foot?
#221 - What is nothing, yet has a name? It is sometimes tall and sometimes short. It joins our talks and joins our games, And plays in every sport.
#222 - This is an unusual paragraph. I'm curious how quickly you can find out what is so unusual about it? It looks so plain you would think nothing was wrong with it! In fact, nothing is wrong with it! It is unusual though. Study it, and think about it, but you still may not find anything odd. But if you work at it a bit, you might find out! Try to do so without any coaching!
#223 - I weaken all men for hours each day. I show you strange visions while you are away. I take you by night, by day take you back, None suffer to have me, but do from my lack.
#224 - Many things can create one. It can be of any shape or size. It is created for various reasons, and it can shrink or grow with time. What is it?
#225 - They have not flesh nor feathers, nor scales nor bone; but they do have fingers and thumbs of their own.
#226 - Brainteaser Quiz #1!
#227 - Why are manhole covers round?
#228 - Brainteaser Quiz #2!
#229 - The Deadly Party:
#230 - Trouble with Sons: A woman had two sons who were born on the same hour of the same day of the same year. But they were not twins. How could this be so?
#231 - Great Brainteaser Quiz #3!
#232 - How many birthdays does the average man have?
#233 - Divide 30 by 1/2 and add 10. What is the answer?
#234 - Why can't a man living in the USA be buried in Canada?
#235 - Some months have 31 days; how many have 28?
#236 - A man builds a house rectangular in shape. All sides have southern exposure. A big bear walks by, what color is the bear? Why?
#237 - A woman gives a beggar 50 cents; the woman is the beggar's sister, but the beggar is not the woman's broth
#238 - How many outs are there in an inning?
#239 - Is it legal for a man in California to marry his widow's sister? Why?
#240 - Two men play five games of checkers. Each man wins the same number of games. There are no ties. Explain this.
#241 - A doctor gives you three pills telling you to take one every half hour. How long would the pills last?
#242 - I have two US coins totaling 55 cents. One is not a nickel. What are the coins?
#243 - A farmer has 17 sheep, and all but 9 die. How many are left?
#244 - If there are 3 apples and you take away 2, how many do you have?
#245 - If you have only one match and you walked into a room where there was an oil burner, a kerosene lamp, and a wood burning stove, which one would you light first?
#246 - How many two cent stamps are there in a dozen?
#247 - How many animals of each sex did Moses take on the ark?
#248 - How far can a dog run into the woods?
#249 - A clerk in the butcher shop is 5' 10'' tall. What does he weigh?
#250 - Brainteaser Test #4
#251 - Of all vegetables, typically only two can live to produce on their own for several growing seasons. Most other vegetables must be replanted every year. What are the two vegetables that are most commonly considered perennials?
#252 - What famous North American landmark is constantly moving backward?
#253 - Name the only sport traditionally played in America which the ball is always in possession of the team on defense, and the offensive team can score without touching the ball.
#254 - In many liquor stores, you can buy pear brandy, with a real pear inside the bottle. The pear is whole and ripe, and the bottle is genuine; it hasn't been cut in any way. How did the pear get inside the bottle?
#255 - There are fourteen punctuation marks in English grammar. Can you name half of them?
#256 - What fruit has its seeds on the outside?
#257 - Only four words in Standard English begin with the letters "dw". They are all common. Name two of them.
#258 - It's the only vegetable or fruit that is never sold frozen, canned, processed, cooked, or in any other form but fresh. What is it?
#259 - Where are the lakes that are referred to in the "Los Angeles Lakers"?
#260 - There are eight ways a baseball player can legally reach first base without getting a hit. Name them.
#261 - What did the rib cage say to the heart?
#262 - What force and strength
#263 - What bone has a sense of humor?
#264 - What did the leg bone say to the foot?
#265 - What is round as a dishpan and no matter the size, all the water in the ocean can't fill it up?
#266 - What walks all day on its head?
#267 - He who has it doesn't tell about it. He who takes it doesn't know about it. He who knows what it is doesn't want it. What is it?
#268 - I have a little house in which I live all alone. My house has no doors or windows, and if I want to go out I must break through the wall. What am I?
#269 - What turns everything around, but does not move?
#270 - What happens twice in a week, and once in a year, but never in a day?
#271 - What has four fingers and one thumb, but is not alive?
#272 - What is is that you will break every time you name it?
#273 - It lives without a body, hears without ears, speaks without a mouth, and is born in air. What is it?
#274 - I am the beginning of sorrow, and the end of sickness. You cannot express happiness without me, yet I am in the midst of crosses. I am always in risk, yet never in danger. You may find me in the sun, but I am never seen out of darkness.
#275 - I fasten it and it walks. I unfasten it and it stops. What is it?
#276 - What goes around and around the wood but never goes into the wood?
#277 - What is put on a table and cut, but never eaten?
#278 - What grows in winter, dies in summer, and grows roots upward?
#279 - Poke your fingers in my eyes and I will open wide my jaws. Linen cloth, quills, or paper, I am greedy and devour them all. Who am I?
#280 - I am around long before dawn.
#281 - While walking across a bridge I saw a boat full of people. Yet on the boat there wasn't a single person. Why?
#282 - What fastens two people yet touches only one?
#283 - It stands on one leg with its heart in its head. What is it?
#284 - I am taken from a mine, and shut up in a wooden case, from which I am never released, and yet I am used by almost everybody. What am I?
#285 - What am I? I am the only thing that always tells the truth. I show off everything that I see. I come in all shapes and sizes. So tell me what I must be!
#286 - What do you have when twenty rabbits step backwards?
#287 - What is bigger when new and grows smaller with use?
#288 - Name three keys that unlock no doors.
#289 - What flies without wings?
#290 - How many letters are in the alphabet?
#291 - How much wood could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?
#292 - What has wheels and flies, but is not an aircraft)?
#293 - What has a tongue, cannot walk, but gets around a lot?
#294 - What happens when you throw a white rock into the Red Sea?
#295 - How many seconds are there in a year?
#296 - What has four legs, a head, and leaves?
#297 - What time is it when 12 cats chase a mouse?
#298 - Have you heard the saying what goes up must come down? Well what goes up and never goes down?
#299 - What are two things you cannot eat for supper?
#300 - What is half of 2+2?
#301 - What word looks the same upside down and backwards?
#302 - He has dust in his eye and a fan for a wing,
#303 - Twelve pears hanging high, twelve men passing by.
#304 - When asked what he does all day, a man answered that he sits and makes faces. What does he really mean?
#305 - What runs around a house but doesn't move?
#306 - What is black and white and read all over?
#307 - If an electric train is going east at 60 miles an hour and there is a strong westerly wind, which way does the smoke from the train drift.
#308 - There's a one story house that's all blue inside. The floor was blue, the lamps were blue,the walls were blue,everything was blue. So what color were the interior stairs?
#309 - What word in the English language is always spelled incorrectly?
#310 - This thing devours all,
#311 - A horse is tied to a 20 foot long rope. The horse wants to get some water that is 30 feet away. The horse gets the water easily. How is this?
#312 - Do you know why orange juice is so smart?
#313 - What can you sit on, sleep on, and brush your teeth with?
#314 - What kind of fish chases a mouse?
#315 - What is a cat on Ice?
#316 - Two mothers and two daughters go to a pet store and buy three cats. Each female gets her own cat. How is this possible?
#317 - If one child has 6 2/3 sand piles and another has 3 1/3, and you combine them, how many sand piles do you have?
#318 - Your mother's brother's only brother-in-law is asleep on your couch. Who is asleep on your couch?
#319 - I can sizzle like bacon,
#320 - What weighs more -- a ton of feathers or a ton of gold?
#321 - What is the greatest worldwide use of cowhide?
#322 - Here on earth it is always true,
#323 - Which moves faster: heat or cold?
#324 - You are in a room with 3 monkeys. One has a banana, one has a stick, one has nothing. Which primate in the room is the smartest?
#325 - Why is it so easy to weigh fish?
#326 - What is gray,has a tail, and a trunk?
#327 - While on Safari in the wild jungles of Africa, Professor Claudia woke one morning and felt something in the pocket of her pajamas. It had a head and a tail, but no legs. When Claudia got up she could feel it move inside of her pocket. However, Claudia showed little concern and went about her morning activities. Why wasn't she concerned?
#328 - When young, I am sweet in the sun.
#329 - Scientists have proven that cats have more hair on one side then their other side. Some people believe that this is because when cats lay on their side they need insulation from the cold on the floor or ground. Which side of a cat has more hair?
#330 - A boy goes and buys a fishing pole that is 6' 3" long. As he goes to get on the bus, the bus driver tells him that he can't take anything on the bus longer than 6'. The boy goes back to town, buys one more thing, and the bus driver allows him on the bus. What did he buy, and what did he do with it?
#331 - A railroad crossing, look for the cars.
#332 - Why can't a man living in Winston Salem, NC, be buried west of the Mississippi?
#333 - Who can shave 25 times a day and still have a beard?
#334 - What's the difference between here and there?
#335 - What occurs once in a minute, twice in a moment, but never in an hour?
#336 - What two things can you never eat for breakfast?
#337 - What runs but cannot walk?
#338 - What's colorless and weightless, but if you put it into a barrel, the barrel would become lighter?
#339 - What won't break if you throw it off the highest building in the world, but will break if you place it in the ocean?
#340 - What one word has the most letters in it?
#341 - What kind of rocks are on the bottom of the Mississippi River?
#342 - What kind of room has no windows or doors?
#343 - What kind of nut has no shell?
#344 - What has a foot on each side and one in the middle?
#345 - What has no beginning, end or middle?
#346 - What has to be broken before it can be used?
#347 - What is the longest word in the English language?
#348 - What do you throw out when you want to use it, but take in when you don't want to use it?
#349 - What is the moon worth?
#350 - What goes up and down without moving?
#351 - What kind of coat can be put on only when wet?
#352 - What grows when it eats, but dies when it drinks?
#353 - What can you catch but not throw?
#354 - What do you serve that you cannot eat?
#355 - What grows up while growing down?
#356 - What gets whiter the dirtier it gets?
#357 - What book was once owned by only the wealthy, but now nearly everyone can have it? You can't buy it in a bookstore or take it from a library?
#358 - What can pass before the sun without making a shadow?
#359 - The capital of Turkey is a long word. Can you spell it?
#360 - What can go up a chimney down, but can't go down a chimney up?
#361 - What can burn the eyes, sting the mouth, yet be eaten?
#362 - What can be swallowed, but can also swallow you?
#363 - Take off my skin and I won't cry, but you will, what am I?
#364 - Is an old hundred dollar bill better than a new one?
#365 - In what year did Christmas Day and New Year's Day fall in the same year?
#366 - If a rooster laid a brown egg and a white egg, what kind of chicks would hatch?
#367 - In Oklahoma, you cannot take a picture of a man with a sign. Why not?
#368 - How many bricks does it take to complete a building made of brick?
#369 - If you were to take two apples from three apples, how many would you have?
#370 - If you were standing directly on Antarctica's South Pole facing north, which direction would you travel if you took one step backward?
#371 - What part of your body disappears when you stand up?
#372 - What is the only sport in which the ball is always in the possession of the team on defense, and the offensive team can score without touching the ball?
#373 - What fruit has its seeds on the outside?
#374 - If you were locked in a concrete room with no windows or doors, and all you have with you is a bed and a calendar, how would you eat and drink?
#375 - How many times can you subtract the number 5 from 25?
#376 - If you have it, you want to share it, but if you share it, you don't have it. What is it?
#377 - If two's company, and three's a crowd, what are four and five?
#378 - Clara Clatter was born on December 27th, yet her birthday is always in the summer. How is this possible?
#379 - How much dirt is in a hole 4 feet deep and 2 feet wide?
#380 - As I was going to St. Ives, I met a man with seven wives, the seven wives had seven sacks, the seven sacks had seven cats, the seven cats had seven kittens; kittens, cats, sacks and wives, how many were going to St. Ives?
#381 - You are pushing your car. You stop at a hotel. At that precise moment you realize that you are bankrupt. What is actually going on?
#382 - Even if they are starving, natives living in the Arctic will never eat a penguin's egg. Why not?
#383 - A skin have I, more eyes than one. I can be very nice when I am done. What am I?
#384 - What is the tallest building in town?
#385 - The one who made it, didn't want it.
#386 - Wisdom of the Ages
#387 - Trouble in Denmark Game
#388 - What in an automobile engine serves no purpose but without it the engine does not work?
#389 - A hunter pitched her tent and then hiked straight south for five miles; she then turned and hiked five miles due east. Finally she turned again and hiked five miles straight north where she saw a bear ripping apart her tent. What color was the bear?
#390 - You have a dime and a dollar, you buy a dog and a collar, the dog is a dollar more then the collar, how much is the collar?
#391 - That attorney is my brother, testified the accountant. But the attorney testified he didn't have a brother. Who is lying?
#392 - A light-tight wooden box has three switches on the outside that control three light bulbs on the inside. When the box is closed you can turn the switches on or off but when you open the box how can you tell which switch controls each bulb without touching the switches?
#393 - You are driving a bus. Four people get on, three people get off, then eight people get on and ten people get off, then 6 people get on and 2 more people get off. What color were the bus driver's eyes?
#394 - On my way to the fair, I met 7 jugglers and a bear, every juggler had 6 cats, every cat had 5 rats, every rat had 4 houses, every house had 3 mouses, every mouse had 2 louses, every louse had a spouse. How many in all are going to the fair?
#395 - A man left home running. He ran a ways and then turned left, ran the same distance and turned left again, ran the same distance and turned left again. When he got home there were two masked men. Who were they?
#396 - Imagine you are in a sinking rowboat surrounded by sharks. How would you survive?
#397 - Johnny's mother had four children. The first was April, the second was
#398 - Why is it against the law for a man living in North Carolina to be buried in South Carolina?
#399 - Before Mount Everest was discovered, what was the highest mountain in the world?
#400 - There was an airplane crash, every single person died, but two people survived. How is this possible?
#401 - There is an ancient invention still used in some parts of the world today that allows people to see through walls. What is it?
#402 - What is the tallest mountain in the world?
#403 - Why is George Washington's official birthday celebration held on February 22 when he was actually born on February 11?
#404 - The peacock is a bird that does not lay eggs. How do they get baby peacocks?
#405 - How far can you walk into the woods?
#406 - The Mississippi River is the dividing line between Tennessee and Arkansas. If an airplane crashed exactly in the middle of the Mississippi River there, where would the survivors be buried?
#407 - Eskimos are very good hunters, but they never hunt penguins. Why not?
#408 - What came first, the chicken or the egg?
#409 - Which is heavier: a pound of gold or a pound of feathers?
#410 - This riddle must be done IN YOUR HEAD and NOT using paper and a pen. Try it!
#411 - Mental Examination
#412 - A leathery snake,
#413 - A 16-year-old boy was driving a moped down a one-way street in the wrong direction. A policeman stopped him and gave him a ticket. The policeman paid the ticket himself. What is a logical explanation for this?
#414 - I have five letters.
#415 - What is so fragile that when you say its name you break it?
#416 - Forward I am heavy, backwards I am not.
#417 - What object has keys that open no locks, space but no room, and you can enter but not go in?
#418 - Until I am measured,
#419 - It has no top or bottom
#420 - What is the dot over the letter "i" called?
#421 - A word I know,
#422 - My posterior is adorned with feathers.
#423 - How would you rearrange the letters in the words "new door" to make one word? Note: There is only one correct answer.
#424 - What can run but never walks,
#425 - What famous North American landmark is constantly moving backward?
#426 - My scale is something that does not weigh in grams, ounces, or pounds. However, I may be heavy or light. What am I?
#427 - Two very popular and common objects have the same function,
#428 - At noon and midnight the hour and minute hands are exactly coincident with each other. How many other times between noon and midnight do the hour and minute hands cross?
#429 - In many liquor stores, you can buy pear brandy, with a real pear inside the bottle. The pear is whole and ripe, and the bottle is genuine; it hasn't been cut in any way. How did the pear get inside the bottle?
#430 - There are fourteen punctuation marks in English grammar.
#431 - The maker doesn't want it; the buyer doesn't use it; and the user doesn't see it. What is it?
#432 - Where are the lakes that are referred to in the "Los Angeles Lakers"?
#433 - A child is born in Boston, Massachusetts to parents who were both born in Boston, Massachusetts. The child is not a United States citizen. How is this possible?
#434 - There are seven ways a baseball player can legally reach first base without getting a hit. Taking a base on balls - a walk - is one way. Name the other six.
#435 - If you were born in December, how could your birthday be in the summer?
#436 - How is it possible for a pitcher to make four or more strikeouts in one inning?
#437 - Name six or more things that you can wear on your feet, that begin with the letter "s".
#438 - Joe and Tom and the boys in the bar were exchanging old war stories. Joe offered one about how his grandfather led a battalion against a German division during World War I. Through brilliant maneuvers, he defeated them and captured valuable territory. After the battle he was awarded a medal that was inscribed with: "For Bravery, Daring and Leadership. World War I. From the Men of Battalion 8."
#439 - How can you arrange for two people to stand on the same piece of newspaper and yet be unable to touch each other without stepping off the newspaper.
#440 - If you were to spell out numbers, how far would you have to go until you would find the letter "A"?
#441 - A rope ladder hangs over the side of a ship. The rungs are one foot apart and the ladder is 12 feet long. The tide is rising at four inches an hour. How long will it take before the first four rungs of the ladder are underwater?
#442 - According to most state laws, the attempt to commit a certain crime is punishable, but actually committing the crime is not. What is the crime?
#443 - What is it a man stands up to do, a woman sits down to do, and a dog holds out his leg to do?
#444 - Find the English word that can be formed from all these letters: PNLLEEEESSSSS
#445 - In which sport are the shoes made entirely of metal?
#446 - Why is eating at a restaurant on the moon boring?
#447 - What did the fish say when he hit a concrete wall?
#448 - What did the horse say when he fell?
#449 - What did the instructor at the school for Kamikaze pilots say to his students?
#450 - What do Eskimos get from sitting on the ice too long?
#451 - Why should you never iron a 4-leaf clover?
#452 - Has anyone seen Quasimodo?
#453 - How many poets does it take to change a light bulb?
#454 - How many Psychiatrists does it take to change a light bulb?
#455 - How many Marxists does it take to screw in a light bulb?
#456 - How many cops does it take to screw in a light bulb?
#457 - How many software people does it take to screw in a light bulb?
#458 - How many Feminists does it take to change a light bulb?
#459 - How many hardware folks does it take to change a light bulb?
#460 - Why do folks in Kentucky go to the movie theater in groups of 18 or more?
#461 - What's the most popular pick-up line in Arkansas?
#462 - How many rednecks does it take eat a 'possum?
#463 - What do they call "Hee Haw" in Arkansas?
#464 - Did you hear that the governor's mansion in Little Rock, Arkansas burned down?
#465 - How do you know when you're staying in a Kentucky hotel?
#466 - Did you hear about the $3,000,000 Tennessee State Lottery?
#467 - What do you get when you have 32 rednecks in the same room?
#468 - What do you call a man who was born in Columbus, raised in Cincinnati, and died in Boston?
#469 - How many times can you subtract 6 from 30?
#470 - How can you make the following equation correct without changing it: 8 + 8 = 91
#471 - A sharpshooter hung up his hat and put on a blindfold. He then walked 100 yards, turned around, and shot a bullet through his hat. The blindfold was a perfectly good one, completely blocking the man's vision. How did me manage this feat (hint: it wasn't luck)?
#472 - A sundial is a timepiece that has the fewest moving parts. Which timepiece has the most moving parts?
#473 - A woman has five children and half of them are male. Is this possible?
#474 - What's the largest amount of money you can have in change (U.S. currency) and still not have change for a dollar?
#475 - How do you make six nines to equal exactlly 100 (you can use addition, subtraction, division, decimals, etc., but you can not add any extra digits)
#476 - A woman lives in a skyscraper thirty-six floors high and served by several elevators which stop at each floor going up and down. Each morning she leaves her apartment and goes to one of the elevators. Whichever one she takes is three times more likely to be going up than down. Why?
#477 - You walk into a very unusual clothing store. The owner charges $3 for a tie, $3 for a hat, and $5 for a shirt. How much would a jacket cost?
#478 - You must keep this thing, its loss will affect your brothers. For once yours is lost, it will soon be lost by others.
#479 - What animal keeps the best time?
#480 - Where did Pilgrims land when they arrived in America?
#481 - You live in a one story house made entirely of redwood. What color would the stairs be?
#482 - Who succeeded the first President?
#483 - What always ends everything?
#484 - What makes a man bald-headed?
#485 - Before Mount Everest was discovered which was the highest mountain in the world?
#486 - Johnny's mother had three children. The first child was named April. The second child was named May. What was the third child's name?
#487 - Why can't you take a picture of a Asian woman with hair curlers?
#488 - If there are 5 apples on the counter and you take away 2, how many do you have?
#489 - How many birth days does the average man have?
#490 - Jack was piloting a plane behind a car but was never able to overtake it. Why?
#491 - I am never the first to speak but I am always the last to be heard. Who am I?
#492 - Weighing an Elephant - Hundreds of years ago, a king of an Asian country who lived in a port city, received a visit from a king of adjacent country, his friend. The visitor brought a present with him. It was an elephant. The visitor gave it and said, "Can you measure the elephant's rough weight in a day?" The king of the port city consulted with the retainers. "We just have beam scales weighing bags. Do you have any ideas?" One vassal said, "I can make the relevant measuring equipment assembling large levers and pulleys, your majesty." "Can you make it in a day?" "......I can't." Another vassal said, "How about weighing in pieces after killing the elephant?" "I won't." At last they found the method and measured the elephant's approximate weight without sophisticated devices. What was the method?
#493 - Someone at a party introduces you to your mother's only sister's husband's sister in law. He has no brothers. What do you call this lady?
#494 - How can a woman living in New Jersey, legally marry 3 men, without ever getting a divorce, be widowed, or becoming legally separated?
#495 - We were born of the same mother, on the same day, at the same hour and in the same year. Yet we are not twins. How do you explain this?
#496 - A woman goes into a hardware store to buy something for her house. When asked the price, the clerk replies, "the price of one is twelve cents, the price of forty-four is twenty-four cents, and the price a hundred and forty-four is thirty-six cents. What does the woman want to buy?
#497 - You are walking through a field, and you find something to eat. It doesn't have bones, and it doesn't have meat. You pick it up and put it into your pocket. You take it home and put it on a shelf, but 3 day's later it walks away. What is it?
#498 - Two fathers and two sons were seated round a table. There were four apples on the table. Each of them took one apple and ate it entirely yet there was still one apple left on the table. How was this possible?
#499 - Here everything is not always in order. For example, Friday comes before Thursday, the cart comes before the horse, the driver comes before the employer. Where are we?
#500 - How can you be behind a person when that person is also behind you?
#501 - When I am alive I stay put where I am. It is only when I am dead that I move about here and there. Who am I?
#502 - There are 20 people in an empty, square room. Each person has full sight of the entire room and everyone in it without turning his head or body, or moving in any way (other than the eyes). Where can you place an apple so that all but one person can see it?
#503 - A man has to get a fox, a chicken, and a sack of corn across a river. He has a rowboat, and it can only carry him and one other thing. If the fox and the chicken are left together, the fox will eat the chicken. If the chicken and the corn is left together, the chicken will eat the corn. How does the man do it?
#504 - I can be created by humans, But they cannot control me. I suck on wood, paper and flesh alike. I can be more of a hindrance than help at times. To my creators, I seem to be everywhere at once. What am I?
#505 - Little Nanny Etticoat, in a white petticoat, and a red nose; the longer she stands, the shorter she grows. What is she?
#506 - I have many feathers to help me fly. I have a body and head, but I'm not alive. It is your strength which determines how far I go. You can hold me in your hand, but I'm never thrown. What am I?
#507 - An old man wanted to leave all of his money to one of his three sons, but he didn't know which one he should give it to. He gave each of them a few coins and told them to buy something that would be able to fill their living room. The first man bought straw, but there was not enough to fill the room. The second bought some sticks, but they still did not fill the room. The third man bought two things that filled the room, so he obtained his father's fortune. What were the two things that the man bought?
#508 - What is it that is deaf, dumb and blind and always tells the truth?
#509 - Two men are in a desert. They both have packs on. One of the guys is dead. The guy who is alive has his pack open, the guy who is dead has his pack closed. What is in the pack?
#510 - A man while looking at a photograph said, "Brothers and sisters have I none. That man's father is my father's son." Who was the person in the photograph?
#511 - A man wanted to enter an exclusive club but did not know the password that was required. He waited by the door and listened. A club member knocked on the door and the doorman said, "twelve." The member replied, "six " and was let in. A second member came to the door and the doorman said, "six." The member replied, "three" and was let in. The man thought he had heard enough and walked up to the door. The doorman said ,"ten" and the man replied, "five." But he was not let in. What should have he said?
#512 - Can you read the following? Yy u r yy u b I c u r yy 4 me.
#513 - How can you tell the difference between a can of chicken soup and a can of tomato soup?
#514 - Do you say, "Nine and five is thirteen," or "Nine and five are thirteen" ?
#515 - How can you tell twin witches apart?
#516 - How do pigs write?
#517 - How does a boat show affection?
#518 - How did the man feel when he got a big bill from the electric company?
#519 - What always comes into a house through the keyhole?
#520 - If a fifty cent piece and a quarter were on the Empire State Building, which would jump off first?
#521 - What animal makes the most of its food?
#522 - How many animals did Moses take on the ark?
#523 - What asks no question but demands an answer?
#524 - If cows talked all at once, what would they say?
#525 - What belongs to you, but is used more by others?
#526 - If six children and two dogs were under an umbrella, how come none of them got wet?
#527 - On what kind of ships do students study?
#528 - If you want to get rich, why should you keep your mouth shut?
#529 - What bird can lift the most?
#530 - What can run but can't walk?
#531 - What can you break without touching it?
#532 - What cap is never removed?
#533 - What colour was Napoleon's white horse?
#534 - What did one arithmetic book say to the other arithmetic book?
#535 - What happens when you throw a green rock in the Red Sea?
#536 - What did one wall say to the other?
#537 - What did the big chimney say to the little chimney?
#538 - What did the girl squirrel answer back?
#539 - What did the man do when he got a big gas bill?
#540 - What did the tree say to the woodpecker?
#541 - What doesn't get any wetter no matter how much it rains?
#542 - What did the big watch hand say to the little watch hand?
#543 - What does Brazil produce that no other country produces?
#544 - What did the fly say to the flypaper?
#545 - What did the father tree say to his son?
#546 - What does an envelope say when you lick it?
#547 - What does a caterpillar do on New Year's Day?
#548 - What did the boy squirrel say to the girl squirrel?
#549 - What do people make that you can't see?
#550 - What do you get if you cross an insect and a rabbit?
#551 - What flower does everyone have?
#552 - What has four legs and a back but no body?
#553 - What goes around a yard but doesn't move?
#554 - What is a sound sleeper?
#555 - What has two hands but no arms?
#556 - What kind of apple has a short temper?
#557 - What has teeth but no mouth?
#558 - What is a Mexican weather report?
#559 - What insect gets A's in English?
#560 - What insect runs away from everything?
#561 - What is the first thing you see when you understand something?
#562 - What is a calf after it is six months old?
#563 - What is drawn by everyone without pen or pencil?
#564 - What is the first thing you do in the morning?
#565 - What is the first thing you put into a room?
#566 - What is the best day to go to the beach?
#567 - What is the difference between a pear and a pearl?
#568 - What kind of cup doesn't hold water?
#569 - What is the difference between here and there?
#570 - What kind of electricity do they have in Washington?
#571 - What person is always in a hurry?
#572 - What kind of hogs do you find on highways?
#573 - What kind of watch is best for people who don't like time on their hands?
#574 - What paper makes you itch?
#575 - What piece of wood is like a king?
#576 - What kind of star wears sunglasses?
#577 - What kind of table has no legs ?
#578 - What people travel the most?
#579 - What kind of tree do you find in the kitchen?
#580 - What people are like the end of a book?
#581 - What time is the same spelled backward or forward?
#582 - When a dirty kid has finished taking a bath, what is still dirty?
#583 - What ten letter word starts with g-a-s?
#584 - When does a chair dislike you?
#585 - What weighs more a pound of lead or a pound of feathers?
#586 - What trees come in two's?
#587 - When prices are going up, what remains stationary?
#588 - Where can you always find money?
#589 - Where did the knights study?
#590 - Why can't a mind reader read your mind ?
#591 - Where do frogs sit?
#592 - Who always goes to bed with shoes on?
#593 - Who can marry a lot of wives and still be single?
#594 - Why did the kid avoid the cemetery?
#595 - Who never gets his hair wet in the shower?
#596 - Why did Jack and Jill roll down the hill?
#597 - Why do postmen carry letters?
#598 - Why do we buy clothes?
#599 - Why did the kid put his clock in the oven.
#600 - Why did the nutty kid throw butter out of the window?
#601 - Why do firemen wear red suspenders?
#602 - Why did the man have to fix the horn of his car?
#603 - Why did the nutty kid throw a glass of water out of the window?
#604 - Why did the reporter put a flashlight into his mouth?
#605 - Why does a mother carry her baby?
#606 - Why is a toupee like a secret?
#607 - Why did the nutty kid throw a bucket of water out of the window?
#608 - Why does a pencil seem heavy when you write with it for a long time?
#609 - Why should you leave your watch home when you take an aeroplane?
#610 - Why is a fish like a person who talks too much?
#611 - Why is an engaged girl like a telephone?
#612 - Why shouldn't you tell a secret to a pig?
#613 - Why shouldn't you put grease on your hair the night before a test?
#614 - What has a neck, but no head?
#615 - Why did the man put the clock in the safe?
#616 - Where is the ocean the deepest?
#617 - What State in the United States is High in the middle and round at the ends?
#618 - What do tigers have that no other animals have?
#619 - Why is number six afraid?
#620 - What is as big as a horse but doesn't weigh anything?
#621 - Why don't we need a compass at the North Pole?
#622 - What are the two strongest days of the week?
#623 - Do you know why birds fly to south in the winter?
#624 - Why is the A like a flower?
#625 - Why did the trafic signal turn red?
#626 - Why did the student take a ladder to school?
#627 - What has thirteen hearts but no body and no soul?
#628 - Why did the tomato blush?
#629 - What's got a head and a tail, but no body?
#630 - How far can a dog run into the forest?
#631 - What do you call a Spaniard who can't find his car?
#632 - Why are baseball stadiums so cool?
#633 - Which is faster, heat or cold?
#634 - I am the center of gravity, hold a capital situation in Vienna, and as I am foremost in every victory, am allowed by all to be invaluable. Though I am invisible, I am clearly seen in the midst of a river. I could name three who are in love with me and have three associates in vice. It is vain that you seek me for I have long been in heaven yet even now lie embalmed in the grave. What am I?
#635 - Trains travel from one town to another town all day, always on the same track, always going nonstop and at the same speed. The noon train took 80 minutes to complete the trip, but the 4 PM train took an hour and 20 minutes. Why?
#636 - I'm a word that's hardly there.
#637 - NASA was considering sending canaries into space to study them under zero gravity. The project was scrapped when someone realized that in spite of having sufficient water supplies, they could die of dehydration within a few hours. Why?
#638 - A doctor and a bus driver are both in love with the same woman, an attractive girl named Sarah. The bus driver had to go on a long bustrip that would last a week. Before he left, he gave Sarah seven apples. Why?
#639 - A boy was at a carnival and went to a booth where a man said to the boy, "If I write your exact weight on this piece of paper then you have to give me $50, but if I cannot, I will pay you $50."
#640 - A farmer has 17 sheep and all but 9 die. How many are left alive?
#641 - A man went on a trip with a fox, a goose and a sack of corn. He came upon a stream which he had to cross and found a tiny boat to use to cross the stream. He could only take himself and one other - the fox, the goose, or the corn - at a time. He could not leave the fox alone with the goose or the goose alone with the corn. How does he get all safely over the stream?
#642 - A guy was waiting at home, he swang a metal pole then took 3 left turns and on his way back home there was a masked man waiting for him.What is he doing and who is the masked man?
#643 - Suppose you want to send in the mail a valuable object to a friend. You have a box which is big enough to hold the object. The box has a locking ring which is large enough to have a lock attached and you have several locks with keys. However, your friend does not have the key to any lock that you have. You cannot send the key in an unlocked box since it may be stolen or copied. How do you send the valuable object, locked, to your friend - so it may be opened by your friend?
#644 - A hiker comes to a fork in the road and doesn't know which way to go to reach his destination. There are two men at the fork, one of whom always tells the truth while the other always lies. The hiker doesn't know which is which, though. He may ask one of the men only one question to find his way. Which man does he ask, and what is the question?
#645 - You are on an island in the middle of a lake. The lake is in a remote part of the country and there has never been a bridge connecting the island to the mainland.
#646 - I am white, black and read all over. What am I?
#647 - Picture three boxes containing fruit. The first box is marked peaches, the second is marked oranges, and the third box is marked peaches and oranges. Each of the boxes is labeled incorrectly. How could you label each box correctly if you were allowed to select only one fruit from one of the boxes?
#648 - What walks on 3 legs when its old?
#649 - A man lay dead in a room with 51 bicycles around him. What happened?
#650 - You pick it,
#651 - You're in a magical bathroom with no windows and the only way things can get in and out is by an open door.
#652 - Scarcely was the father in this world when the son could be found sitting on the roof.
#653 - There are four brothers in this world that were all born together. The first runs and never wearies. The second eats and is never full. The third drinks and is always thirsty. The fourth sings a song that is never good.
#654 - It stands on one leg with its heart in its head.
#655 - There were five men going to church and it started to rain. The four that ran got wet and the one that stood still stayed dry.
#656 - It's been around for millions of years, but it's no more than a month old. What is it?
#657 - I have a little house in which I live all alone. It has no doors or windows, and if I want to go out I must break through the wall.
#658 - What is round as a dishpan, deep as a tub, and still the oceans couldn't fill it up?
#659 - A cloud was my mother, the wind is my father, my son is the cool stream, and my daughter is the fruit of the land. A rainbow is my bed, the earth my final resting place, and I'm the torment of man.
#660 - What is that which goes with a carriage, comes with a carriage, is of no use to a carriage, and yet the carriage cannot go without it?
#661 - Poke your fingers in my eyes and I will open wide my jaws. Linen cloth, quills, or paper, my greedy lust devours them all.
#662 - Who are the two brothers who live on opposite sides of the road yet never see each other?
#663 - I am the beginning of sorrow, and the end of sickness. You cannot express happiness without me, yet I am in the midst of crosses. I am always in risk, yet never in danger. You may find me in the sun, but I am never out of darkness.
#664 - A white dove flew down by the castle. Along came a king and picked it up handless, ate it up toothless, and carried it away wingless.
#665 - Who spends the day at the window, goes to the table for meals and hides at night?
#666 - What fastens two people yet touches only one?
#667 - What goes into the water red and comes out black?
#668 - What goes into the water black and comes out red?
#669 - When one does not know what it is, then it is something; but when one knows what it is, then it is nothing.
#670 - Joe and Sally where sitting in their family room one night. While Joe was watching T.V, his wife Sally was reading. All of a sudden the power went out and Joe decided to go to bed, but Sally kept on reading. With no use of artificial light, Sally kept on reading. How?
#671 - I am taken from a mine, and shut up in a wooden case, from which I am never released, and yet I am used by almost everybody.
#672 - An old man wanted to leave all of his money to one of his three sons, but he didn't know which one he should give it to. He gave each of them a few coins and told them to buy something that would be able to fill their living room. The first man bought straw, but there was not enough to fill the room. The second bought some sticks, but they still did not fill the room. The third man bought two things that filled the room, so he obtained his father's fortune. What were the two things that the man bought?
#673 - A man was found murdered on Sunday morning. His wife immediately called the police. The police questioned the wife and staff and got these alibis:
#674 - On a fine sunny day a ship was in the harbor. All of a sudden the ship began to sink. There was no storm and nothing wrong with the ship yet it sank right in front of the spectators eyes.
#675 - How can you clasp someone's hands together in such a manner that they cannot leave the room without unclasping them?
#676 - There is a barrel with no lid and some wine in it. "This barrel of wine is more than half full," said Curly. "No it's not," says Mo. "It's less than half full."
#677 - A magician was boasting one day at how long he could hold his breath under water. His record was 6 minutes. A kid that was listening said, "that's nothing, I can stay under water for 10 minutes using no types of equipment or air pockets!" The magician told the kid if he could do that, he'd give him $10,000. The kid did it and won the money. Can you figure out how?
#678 - A man but an animal, a horn with two hands. What am I?
#679 - A woman shoots her husband.
#680 - What falls but doesn't break, and what breaks but doesn't fall?
#681 - I am six letters. When you take one away I am twelve. What am I?
#682 - I can be long, or I can be short.
#683 - You can carry it everywhere you go, and it does not get heavy. What is it?
#684 - I am a box that holds keys without locks, yet they can unlock your soul.
#685 - As I went across the bridge, I met a man with a load of wood which was neither straight nor crooked. What kind of wood was it?
#686 - The Pope has it but he does not use it. Your father has it but your mother uses it. Nuns do not need it. Your lady friend's husband has it and she uses it. What is it?
#687 - A horse travels a certain distance each day. Strangely enough, two of its legs travel 30 miles each day and the other two legs travel nearly 31 miles. It would seem that two of the horse's legs must be one mile ahead of the other two legs, but of course this can't be true. Since the horse is normal, how is this situation possible?
#688 - Two convicts are locked in a cell. There is an unbarred window high up in the cell. No matter if they stand on the bed or one on top of the other they can't reach the window to escape. They then decide to tunnel out. However, they give up with the tunneling because it will take too long. Finally one of the convicts figures out how to escape from the cell. What is his plan?
#689 - I have holes on the top and bottom.
#690 - It is the beginning of eternity, the end of time and space, the beginning of the end, and the end of every space.
#691 - A little pool with two layers of wall around it.
#692 - How is it that a person born in Massachusetts, whose parents were both born in Massachusetts, is not born a U.S. Citizen?
#693 - Something very extraordinary happened on the 6th of May, 1978 at 12:34 a.m.
#694 - While exploring the wilds of Canada, Wild Man Dave was captured by hostile wood fairies. Brad, the powerful chief of the fairies told him he could make one final statement which would determine how he would die. If the statement he made was false, he would be boiled in water. If the statement were true, he would be fried in oil. Wild Man Dave found neither of this options too his liking, so he made a statement that got him out of this seemingly impossible situation. What is the one statement he could have made?
#695 - How far can a dog run into the woods?
#696 - There's a body lying dead on a bed, and on the floor beside it is a pair of scissors. The scissors were instrumental in his death, yet there's no trace of blood. The body reveals no signs of any cuts or bruises. How could the person have been murdered with the pair of scissors?
#697 - Bouncing Bob was riding a particularly frisky horse when suddenly its bridle came off. As they raced down the road, a screaming Bob clung to the horse's ears for dear life. Out of the corner of his eye, Bob saw a car coming, and realizing the horse was completely out of control, he panicked. Flailing his arms about, he accidentally caused the horse to come to an abrupt halt. What could Bouncing Bob have done to make the horse stop?
#698 - You must keep this thing, its loss will affect your brothers.
#699 - I have many feathers to help me fly. I have a body and head, but I'm not alive. It is your strength which determines how far I go. You can hold me in your hand, but I'm never thrown. What am I?
#700 - I have four wings, but cannot fly, I never laugh and never cry; On the same spot I'm always found, toiling away with little sound. What am I?
#701 - What's the difference between a penniless man and a feather bed?
#702 - What has roots that nobody sees, and is taller than trees.
#703 - What is the easiest way to throw a ball, and have it stop, and completely reverse direction after traveling a short distance?
#704 - I am the shortest complete sentence in the English language.
#705 - Dark with white markings,
#706 - When asked how old she was, Suzie replied, "In two years I will be twice as old as I was five years ago." How old is she?
#707 - The more there is the less you see.
#708 - What demands an answer, but asks no question?
#709 - Some will use me, while others will not, some have remembered, while others have forgot. For profit or gain, I'm used expertly, I can't be picked off the ground or tossed into the sea. Only gained from patience and time, can you unravel my rhyme?
#710 - How many of each type of animal did Moses take on the Ark?
#711 - Two men were playing tennis. They played five sets and each man won three sets.
#712 - A man takes a barrel that weighs 20 pounds, and then puts something in it. It now weighs less than 20 pounds.
#713 - What goes around the world and stays in a corner?
#714 - Take one out and scratch my head, I am now black but once was red.
#715 - Different lights do make me strange, thus into different sizes I will change.
#716 - There are four girls, and four apples in a basket. Every girl takes an apple, yet one apple
#717 - You are on a ship, over the side hangs a rope ladder with half meter rungs. The tide rises a half meter per hour. At the end of five hours, how much of the ladder will remain above the water assuming that nine rungs were above the water when the tide began to rise?
#718 - Which is heavier, a pound of feathers or a pound of gold?
#719 - Why are 1990 dollar bills worth more than 1989 dollar bills?
#720 - A tree doubled in height each year until it reached its maximum height over the course of ten years. How many years did it take for the tree to reach half its maximum height?
#721 - If you go to the movies and you're paying, is it cheaper to take one friend to the movies twice, or two friends to the movies at the same time?
#722 - Never resting, never still.
#723 - If someone says to you, "I'll bet you $1 that if you give me $2, I will give you $3 in return", would this be a good bet for you to accept?
#724 - If you screw a light bulb into a socket by turning the bulb toward the right with your right hand, which way would you turn the socket with your left hand in order to unscrew it while holding the bulb stationary?
#725 - Old Mother Twitchett had but one eye, and a long tail which she let fly; and every time she went through a gap, a bit of her tail she left in a trap.
#726 - Three mountain climbers paid a lot of money to be the first to scale a mountain. After several days of climbing they finally reached the pinnacle, and to their dismay, found a cabin and three frozen bodies. Since the mountain climbers were the first to ever climb
#727 - A very pretty thing am I, fluttering in the pale-blue sky.
#728 - It goes up, but at the same time goes down. Up toward the sky, and down toward the ground. It's present tense and past tense too, come for a ride, just me and you.
#729 - In spring I am gay in handsome array;
#730 - A father's child, a mother's child, yet no one's son.
#731 - Violet, indigo, blue and green, yellow, orange and red; these are the colors you have seen after the storm has fled.
#732 - This thing runs but cannot walk, sometimes sings but never talks.
#733 - Where will you find roads without cars, forests without trees and cities without houses?
#734 - I have no voice and yet I speak to you, I tell of all things in the world that people do. I have leaves, but I am not a tree, I have pages, but I am not a bride or royalty. I have a spine and hinges, but I am not a man or a door, I have told you all, I cannot tell you more. What am I?
#735 - What can bring back the dead; make us cry, make us laugh, make us young; born in an instant yet lasts a life time?
#736 - Hands she has but does not hold, teeth she has but does not bite, feet she has but they are cold, eyes she has but without sight. Who is she?
#737 - I make you weak at the worst of all times. I keep you safe, I keep you fine. I make your hands sweat, and your heart grow cold, I visit the weak, but seldom the bold. What am I?
#738 - You use it between your head and your toes, the more it works the thinner it grows.
#739 - What do you use to hoe a row, slay a foe, and wring with woe?
#740 - Be you ever so quick, with vision keen, by your eyes, we are never seen. Unless perchance it should come to pass, you see our reflection in a looking glass.
#741 - What is it the more you take, the more you leave behind?
#742 - Four men sat dawn to play,
#743 - A black dog stands in the middle of an intersecton in a town painted black. None of the street lights are working due to a power failure caused by a storm. A car with two broken headlights drives towards the dog but turns in time to avoid hitting him. How could the driver have seen the dog in time?
#744 - Brad stared through the dirty soot-smeared window on the 22nd floor of the office tower. Overcome with depression he slid the window open and jumped through it. It was a sheer drop outside the building to the ground. Miraculously after he landed he was completely unhurt. Since there was nothing to cushion his fall or slow his descent, how could he have survived the fall?
#745 - When can you add two to eleven and get one as the correct answer?
#746 - If a wheel has 64 spokes, how many spaces are there between the spokes?
#747 - Dave and Brad, two popular politicians, met at a club to discuss the overthrow of their party leader. They each ordered a vodka on the rocks. Brad downed his and ordered another. He then drank his second in a gulp and decided to wait before he ordered a third. Meanwhile, Dave, who was sipping his drink, suddenly fell forward dead. Both men were setup for an assassination. Why did Dave die and Brad live?
#748 - How many times can you subtract the number 5 from 25?
#749 - There is a clothing store in Bartlesville. The owner has devised his own method of pricing items. A vest costs $20, socks cost $25, a tie costs $15 and a blouse costs $30. Using the method, how much would a pair of underwear cost?
#750 - If three cats catch three mice in three minutes, how many cats would be needed to catch 100 mice in 100 minutes?
#751 - Four men were in a boat on the lake. The boat turns over, and all four men sink to the bottom of the lake, yet not a single man got wet! Why?
#752 - How can you physically stand behind your friend as he physically stands behind you?
#753 - I dig out tiny caves, and store gold and silver in them.
#754 - What common English verb becomes its own past tense by rearranging its letters?
#755 - A beggar's brother died, but the man who died had no brother.
#756 - What is bought by the yard and worn by the foot?
#757 - What is the value of 1/2 of 2/3 of 3/4 of 4/5 of 5/6 of 6/7 of 7/8 of 8/9 of 9/10 of 1,000?
#758 - When John was six years old he hammered a nail into his favorite tree to mark his height. Ten years later at age sixteen, John returned to see how much higher the nail was. If the tree grew by five centimeters each year, how much higher would the nail be?
#759 - How many three cent stamps are in a dozen?
#760 - There is a word in the English language in which the first two letters signify a male, the first three letters signify a female, the first four signify a great man, and the whole word, a great woman. What is the word?
#761 - There was a green house.
#762 - What is it that is deaf, dumb and blind and always tells the truth?
#763 - What has one foot on each side and one in the middle?
#764 - Here on earth it is true, yesterday is always before today; but there is a place where yesterday always follows today. Where?
#765 - At night they come without being fetched,
#766 - I never was, am always to be,
#767 - What stays where it is when it goes off?
#768 - What is the difference between a school boy studying and a farmer watching his cattle?
#769 - Who is it that rows quickly with four oars but never comes out from under his own roof?
#770 - What always goes to bed with shoes on?
#771 - What can burn the eyes, sting the mouth, yet be consumed?
#772 - Different lights do make me strange, thus into different sizes I will change.
#773 - A farmer in California owns a beautiful pear tree. He supplies the fruit to a nearby grocery store. The store owner has called the farmer to see how much fruit is available for him to purchase. The farmer knows that the main trunk has 24 branches. Each branch has exactly 12 boughs and each bough has exactly 6 twigs. Since each twig bears one piece of fruit, how many plums will the farmer be able to deliver?
#774 - What is put on a table, cut, but never eaten?
#775 - Some try to hide, some try to cheat, but time will show, we always will meet.
#776 - Inside a burning house, this thing is best to make. And best to make it quickly, before the fire's too much to take!
#777 - When they are caught, they are thrown away.
#778 - My voice is tender, my waist is slender and I'm often invited to play. Yet wherever I go I must take my bow or else I have nothing to say. What am I?
#779 - I was born in the 18th century, yet still live on today. Appearing on TV when I have something to say. Called everything from "honest" to a dirty rotten "crook", I used to wear a wig, but have had several looks. I've always had a party, but never disturb the neighbors. I've been shot at many times - major stories for the papers. What am I?
#780 - What never gets any wetter, no matter how much it rains?
#781 - I am large as a castle, yet lighter than air. 100 men and their horses cannot move me. What am I?
#782 - While on my way to St. Ives,
#783 - What can be swallowed, but can also swallow you?
#784 - What two things can you never eat for breakfast?
#785 - If a train was on its way to Florida and it tipped over,
#786 - What is once in a minute, twice in a moment, and never in a thousand years?
#787 - What kind of coat can be put on only when wet?
#788 - What object has keys that open no locks, space but no room, and you can enter but not go in?
#789 - A hundred feet in the air, but it's back is on the ground.
#790 - You can't keep this until you have given it.
#791 - What question can someone ask all day long, always get completely different answers, and yet all the answers could be correct?
#792 - In a certain city, 5% of all the persons in town have unlisted phone numbers. If you select 100 names at random from that city's phone directory, how many people selected will have unlisted phone numbers?
#793 - How is it possible to shave three times a day and still grow a beard?
#794 - David's father has three sons : Snap, Crackle and _____ ?
#795 - What is harder to catch the faster you run?
#796 - How many times can you subtract the number 5 from 25?
#797 - If a rooster laid a brown egg and a white egg, what kind of chicks would hatch?
#798 - The more you take, the more you leave behind. What are they?
#799 - What can go up and come down without moving?
#800 - What do you serve that you can't eat?
#801 - What starts with a T, ends with a T, and has T in it?
#802 - Which is correct to say, "The yolk of the egg are white," or "The yolk of the egg is white?"
#803 - What can run but never walks, has a mouth but never talks, has a head but never weeps, has a bed but never sleeps?
#804 - What gets whiter the dirtier that it gets?
#805 - What has no beginning, end, or middle?
#806 - What's the greatest worldwide use of cowhide?
#807 - A skin have I, more eyes than one. I can be very nice when I am done. What am I?
#808 - He has married many women, but has never been married. Who is he?
#809 - Big as a biscuit, deep as a cup, even a river can't fill it up. What is it?
#810 - My thunder comes before the lightning;
#811 - I have hands that wave at you,
#812 - What does man love more than life?
#813 - Whoever makes it, tells it not. Whoever takes it, knows it not. Whoever knows it, wants it not. What is it?
#814 - All about, but cannot be seen,
#815 - From the beginning of eternity
#816 - Pronounced as one letter,
#817 - I am weightless, but you can see me. Put me in a bucket, and I'll make it lighter. What am I?
#818 - I never was, am always to be,
#819 - You use a knife to slice my head and weep beside me when I am dead. What am I?
#820 - I'm the part of the bird that's not in the sky. I can swim in the ocean and yet remain dry. What am I?
#821 - What can you catch but not throw?
#822 - A certain crime is punishable if attempted but not punishable if committed. What is it?
#823 - Which word can be placed between the two following words to make two new ones:
#824 - How many letters are in the alphabet?
#825 - What word starting with BR, that with the addition of the letter E, becomes another word that sounds the same as the first?
#826 - Where on Earth do the winds always blow from the South?
#827 - What word doesn't belong in this group?
#828 - Which bird does not belong in this group?
#829 - A car's odometer shows 72927 miles, a palindromic number. What are the minimum miles you would need to travel to form another?
#830 - Until I am measured,
#831 - I turn around once.
#832 - You heard me before,
#833 - I am one with eight to spare, lest I lose my one.
#834 - The king dies and two men, the true heir and an impostor, both claim to be his long-lost son. Both fit the description of the rightful heir: about the right age, height, coloring and general appearance. Finally, one of the elders proposes a test to identify the true heir. One man agrees to the test while the other flatly re-fuses. The one who agreed is immediately sent on his way, and the one who re-fused is correctly identified as the rightful heir.
#835 - A man was shot to death while in his car. There were no powder marks on his clothing, which indicated that the gunman was outside the car. However, all the windows were up and the doors locked. After a close inspection was made, the only bullet-holes discovered were on the man's body.
#836 - A sharpshooter hung up his hat and put on a blindfold. He then walked 100 yards, turned around, and shot a bullet through his hat. The blindfold was a perfectly good one, completely blocking the man's vision.
#837 - Ten pears hanging high,
#838 - I am served at a table, In gatherings of two or four;
#839 - I'm so fast you can't see me,
#840 - I come in darkness, but fill the mind with light.
#841 - I fly in the air,
#842 - I am the fountain from which no one can drink.
#843 - What is round on the ends and high in the middle?
#844 - I can be created by humans,
#845 - Almost everyone sees me without noticing me,
#846 - You live in a one story house made "entirely of redwood". What color would the stairs be?
#847 - You have three stoves: a gas stove, a wood stove, and a coal stove, but only one match. Which should you light first?
#848 - There once was an evil wizard. He took 3 woman from their homes and turned them into rose bushes that looked exactly alike. He put them in his garden.
#849 - Two men are in a desert. They both have packs on. One of the guys is dead. The guy who is alive has his pack open, the guy who is dead has his pack closed. What is in the pack?
#850 - Alice is walking throught the forest of forgetfulness. She wants to know what day of the week it is. She stops and asks a lion and a unicorn. Now the lion lies all of the time on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. The unicorn always lies on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
#851 - What is more useful when it is broken?
#852 - There are two bodies on the floor. They are surrounded by water and broken glass. How did they die?
#853 - Two fathers and two sons went fishing one day. They were there the whole day and only caught 3 fish. One father said, that is enough for all of us, we will have one each.
#854 - Three playing cards in a row. Can you name them with these clues?
#855 - If a man carried my burden he would break his back.
#856 - Two mothers and two daughters go shopping. They have $21, which they split equally between them. How can this be possible?
#857 - There is a frog, dead in the middle of an island. If he swims north, the distance to the mainland is 2 meters. If he swims south, the distance to the mainland is 3 meters. If he swims east or west, the distance is 4 meters. Which way does he swim?
#858 - One word in this sentence is misspelled. What word is it?
#859 - What goes up and never comes down?
#860 - My first is often at the front door.
#861 - Look at me.
#862 - You do not want to have it,
#863 - No legs have I to dance,
#864 - What is significant about 3661 seconds past midnight on 1st January 2001?
#865 - What's the least number of chairs you would you need around a table to sit four fathers, two grandfathers, and four sons?
#866 - A rubber ball is tossed off the top of a 90 foot building. Every time it bounces, it goes back up half way. How many bounces will the ball take before it stops?
#867 - What is the difference between a dollar and a half and thirty five-cents?
#868 - An archaeologist finds a coin dated 48 B.C. How did he know it was a fake?
#869 - What was the biggest island in the world before the discovery of Australia by Captain Cook?
#870 - A psychologist goes to a village in Africa and decides to compare foot size to intelligence. He notes that in general, as foot size increases, so does intelligence. How can this be?
#871 - A clock chimes 5 times in 4 seconds. How many times will it chime in 10 seconds?
#872 - A murderer is condemned to death. He has to choose between three rooms. The first is full of raging fires, the second is full of assassins with loaded guns, and the third is full of lions that haven't eaten in 3 years. Which room is safest for him?
#873 - If you have three oranges and you take away two, how many will you have?
#874 - The following sentence is false. The preceding sentence is true. Are these sentences true or false?
#875 - You give someone a dollar. You are this person's brother, but the person is not your brother. How can that be?
#876 - Which word in the English language becomes shorter when it is lengthened?
#877 - A petshop owner had a parrot with a sign on its cage that said "Parrot repeats everything it hears." A young man bought the parrot and for two weeks he spoke to it and it didn't say a word. He returned the parrot but the shopkeeper said he never lied about the parrot. How can this be?
#878 - A pregnant lady named her children: Dominique, Regis, Michelle, Fawn, Sophie and Lara. What will she name her next child? Jessica, Katie, Abby or Tilly?
#879 - A woman was horrified to find a fly in her tea. The waiter took her cup and went into the kitchen and returned with a fresh cup of tea. She shouted, "You brought me the same tea!" How did she know?
#880 - The marathon man timed himself and found out that if he wore a bright white outfit he ran 20 miles in 80 minutes, but when he wore a dark outfit, he ran 20 miles in one hour and twenty minutes. What does this mean for his next race?
#881 - Which clock works best, the one that loses a minute a day, or the one that doesn't work at all?
#882 - If you toss a die and it comes up with the number one 9 times in a row, what is the probability that it will come up with one on the next throw?
#883 - A train just leaves a station and enters a tunnel. Where is the best place for a claustrophobic person to sit?
#884 - Two girls have the same parents and were born at the same hour of the same day of the same month, but they are not twins. How can this be possible?
#885 - A sign on the barber's door says "I shave only those who do not shave themselves". Does the barber shave himself?
#886 - Why can't a woman, who is now living in Canada, not be buried in the USA?
#887 - The rungs of a 10 foot ladder attached to a ship are 1 foot apart. If the water is rising at the rate of one foot an hour, how long will it take until the water covers over the ladder?
#888 - Does the law allow a man to marry his widow's sister?
#889 - A large truck is crossing a bridge 1 mile long. The bridge can only hold 14000 lbs, which is the exact weight of the truck. The truck makes it half way across the bridge and stops. A bird lands on the truck. Does the bridge collapse?
#890 - I'm sometimes white,
#891 - A man was found dead out in a field of snow. The only tracks that were left was a set of footprints between two parallel lines. Who should the police be looking for?
#892 - You are in a room that is completely bricked in on all four sides, including the ceiling and floor. You have nothing but a mirror and a wooden table in the room with you. How do you get out?
#893 - What word can be written forward, backward or upside down, and can still be read from left to right?
#894 - There was a man who was born before his father, killed his mother, and married his sister. Yet, there was nothing wrong with what he had done. Why?
#895 - When you stop and look, you can always see me. If you try to touch you cannot feel me. I cannot move, but as you near me, I will move away from you. What am I?
#896 - How many 1 foot by 1 foot bricks would it take to complete a building that's 20 feet long on all four sides and 20 feet high?
#897 - What word contains all of the twenty six letters?
#898 - How do you make "one" disappear?
#899 - What is it that you ought to keep after you have given it to someone else?
#900 - What kind of coat can be put on only when wet?
#901 - Walk on the living, they don't even mumble. Walk on the dead, they mutter and grumble. What are they?
#902 - If life gets tough, what do you have that you can always count on?
#903 - I can be found where anything cannot; dead men eat me all the time, but if a living man eats me, he'll die. What am I?
#904 - Dead on the field lie ten soldiers in white, felled by three eyes, black as night. What happened?
#905 - What question can you never answer?
#906 - What goes up when the rain comes down?
#907 - What's as big as you are yet doesn't weigh an ounce?
#908 - What kind of running means walking?
#909 - If you drop a yellow hat in the Red Sea, what does it become?
#910 - How could a cowboy ride into town on Friday, stay two days, and ride out on Friday?
#911 - What's the difference between a jeweler and a jailer?
#912 - What gets wetter the more it dries?
#913 - If a fire hydrant has H2O inside, what does it have on the outside?
#914 - Whoever makes it, tells it not.
#915 - Two words, my answer is only two words.
#916 - I'm not really more than holes tied to more holes; I'm strong as good steel, though not as stiff as a pole. What am I?
#917 - If a man carried my burden
#918 - I am only useful
#919 - I am always hungry,
#920 - Lighter than what
#921 - Until I am measured,
#922 - Weight in my belly,
#923 - My life can be measured in hours,
#924 - You heard me before,
#925 - You can see nothing else
#926 - Three lives have I.
#927 - At the sound of me, men may dream,
#928 - Lovely and round,
#929 - As a whole, I am both safe and secure.
#930 - What does man love more than life
#931 - I build up castles.
#932 - Five hundred begins it, five hundred ends it,
#933 - I know a word of letters three.
#934 - I give you a group of three.
#935 - What work is it that the faster you work,
#936 - What goes through the door without pinching itself?
#937 - It is said among my people that some things are improved by death.
#938 - Who makes it, has no need of it.
#939 - I have a big mouth and I am also quite loud! I am NOT a gossip but I do get involved with everyone's dirty business. Can you name me?
#940 - Three robbers robbed a store. Once they came out they were totally changed, but they still continued robbing. Why?
#941 - I cover what's real, hide what is true, but sometimes bring out the courage in you. What am I?
#942 - I have two arms, but fingers none. I have two feet, but cannot run. I carry well, but I have found I carry best with my feet OFF the ground. What am I?
#943 - Farmer Brown came to town with some watermelons. He sold half of them plus half a melon, and found that he had one whole melon left. How many melons did he take to town?
#944 - A king decided to let a prisoner try to escape the prison with his life. The king placed 2 marbles in a jar that was glued to a table. One of the marbles was supposed to be black, and one was supposed to be blue.
#945 - I can be cracked, I can be made.
#946 - Four cars come to a four way stop, all coming from a different direction. They can't decide who got there first, so they all go forward at the same time. They do not crash into each other, but all four cars go. How is this possible?
#947 - What is red and blue, and purple and green?
#948 - When I point up it's bright, but when I point down it's dark.
#949 - A man goes out drinking every night, returning to his home in the wee hours of every morning. No matter how much he drinks, he never gets a hangover. This drink is very well known, but is rarely consumed, served warm and taken straight from its source. The man is a sucker for a free drink, especially since he can't live without it.
#950 - With pointed fangs it sits in wait,
#951 - Give me an x, I'll stand to face you.
#952 - I have a heart that never beats,
#953 - The answer I give is yes, but what I mean is no.
#954 - I am a rock group that has 4 members, all of whom are dead, one of which was assasinated. What am I?
#955 - The 22nd and 24th presidents of the United States of America had the same parents, but were not brothers. How can this be possible?
#956 - Tom and his younger sister were fighting. Their mother was tired of the fighting, and
#957 - There is an ancient invention still used in some parts of the world today that allows people to see through walls. What is it?
#958 - Samuel was out for a walk when it started to rain. He did not have an umbrella and he wasn't wearing a hat. His clothes were soaked, yet not a single hair on his head got wet. How could this happen?
#959 - What relation would your father's sister's sister-in-law be to you?
#960 - If you're 8 feet away from a door and with each move you advance half the distance to the door. How many moves will it take to reach the door.
#961 - We are little creatures;
#962 - How high would you have to count before you would use the letter A in the English language spelling of a whole number.
#963 - A man and a woman were driving in their car when it broke down. The man decided to go for help at a gas station a few miles back. He made sure nobody was in the car, rolled all the windows up, and locked all of the sedan's doors. He went off, but when he came back, his wife was dead, and there was a stranger in the car. No physical damage was done to the car, so how did the stranger get in?
#964 - You can spin, wheel and twist, but this thing can turn without moving.
#965 - You hear it speak, for it has a hard tongue. But it cannot breathe, for it has not a lung.
#966 - When they are caught, they are thrown away.
#967 - I killed one fourth of mankind. Who am I?
#968 - A very pretty thing am I, fluttering in the pale-blue sky.
#969 - I was carried into a dark room, and set on fire. I wept, and then my head was cut off.
#970 - Mountains will crumble and temples will fall, and no man can survive its endless call.
#971 - This old one runs forever, but never moves at all. He has not lungs nor throat, but still a mighty roaring call. What is it?
#972 - What can go up a chimney down, but cannot go down a chimney up?
#973 - I pass before the sun, yet make no shadow.
#974 - No sooner spoken than broken.
#975 - I am not alive, but I grow; I don't have lungs, but I need air; I don't have a mouth, but water kills me. What am I?
#976 - What can be heard and caught but never seen?
#977 - Many things can create one, it can be of any shape or size, it is created for various reasons, and it can shrink or grow with time. What is it?
#978 - They have not flesh, nor feathers, nor scales, nor bone. Yet they have fingers and thumbs of their own. What are they?
#979 - Not born, but from a Mother's body drawn, I hang until half of me is gone. I sleep in a cave until I grow old, then valued for my hardened gold. What am I?
#980 - Black I am and much admired, men seek me until they're tired. When they find me, they break my head, and take from me my resting bed. What am I?
#981 - This is as light as a feather, yet no man can hold it for long.
#982 - Read my riddle, I pray. What God never sees, what the king seldom sees, and what we see every day. What is it?
#983 - I'm as small as an ant, as big as a whale. I'll approach like a breeeze, but can come like a
#984 - Can you name three consecutive days without using the words Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, or Sunday?
#985 - What is it that when you take away the whole, you still have some left over?
#986 - I am slim and tall,
#987 - What is black when you buy it, red when you use it, and gray when you throw it away?
#988 - In the NBA, how many men are on the basketball court for each team?
#989 - A boy was at a carnival and went to a booth where a man said to the boy, "If I write your exact weight on this piece of paper then you have to give me $50, but if I cannot, I will pay you $50."
#990 - There are 20 people in an empty, square room. Each person has full sight of the entire room and everyone in it without turning his head or body, or moving in any way (other than the eyes). Where can you place an apple so that all but one person can see it?
#991 - Romeo and Juliet are found dead on the floor in a bedroom. When they were discovered, there were pieces of glass and some water on the floor. The only furniture in the room is a shelf and a bed. The house in is a remote location, away from everything except for the nearby railway track. What caused the death of Romeo and Juliet?
#992 - You are walking through a field, and you find something to eat. It doesn't have bones, and it doesn't have meat. You pick it up and put it into your pocket. You take it home and put it on a shelf, but 3 day's later it walks away. What is it?
#993 - What animal keeps the best time?
#994 - A man dies of thirst in his own home. How is this possible?
#995 - A man decides to quit his job, so he turns off the lights, and walks out of the room, and 200 people die. Why do 200 people die
#996 - Two cops walked into a room with no windows and found a dead man who obviously hung himself from the ceiling, though they couldn't figure out how. There was no chair beneath him that he might have jumped off of, or a table. Just a puddle of water. How'd he do it?
#997 - The music stopped. The woman dies. Why
#998 - A man decides to buy a nice horse. He pays $600 for it, and he is very content with this strong animal. After a year, the value of the horse has increased to $700 and he decides to sell the horse. But already a few days later he regrets his decision to sell the beautiful horse, and he buys it again. Unfortunately he has to pay $800 to get it back, so he loses $100. After another year of owning the horse, he finally decides to sell the horse for $900. What is the overall profit the man makes?
#999 - My age today is three times what it will be three years from now minus three times what my age was three years ago. How old am I?
#1000 - Mr. and Mrs. Smith were walking home from the shopping mall with their purchases when Mr. Smith began to complain that his load was too heavy.
#1001 - A traveler, on his way to Miami, reaches a road junction, where he can turn left or right. He knows that only one of the two roads leads to Miami, but unfortunately, he does not know which one. Fortunately, he sees two twin-brothers standing at the road junction, and he decides to ask them for directions.
#1002 - Dynamite is a tool that can be used to cut down trees. To cut a tree 18 inches in diameter requires five sticks of dynamite: one on the north, south, east and west sides of the tree, and the fifth stick on the side to which the tree should fall. During construction of a dam, a tree 18 inches in diameter was completely covered by water. Since the treetop was fouling the boat's propellers, it had to be cut down. A diver went down and put a stick of dynamite on the four sides of the tree. Since the current is flowing south at 2 knots per hour, on which side of the tree would you instruct the diver to put the fifth stick of dynamite if you wanted the tree to fall north?
#1003 - Two sentries were on duty outside a barracks. One faced up the road to watch for anyone approaching from the North. The other looked down the road to see if anyone approached from the South. Suddenly one of them said to
#1004 - I am four letters long
#1005 - A bus driver was heading down a street in Colorado. He went right past a stop sign without stopping, he turned left where there was a "no left turn" sign, and he went the wrong way on a one-way street. Then he went on the left side of the road past a cop car. Still - he didn't break any traffic laws. Why not?
#1006 - A new medical building containing 100 offices had just been completed. Mark was hired to paint the numbers 1 to 100 on the doors. How many times will Mark have to paint the number nine?
#1007 - A fireman is running to get a net under a lady who looks like she might jump off the balcony of her 20 story apartment building. There is nothing below her except a 20 story fall. The fireman is still 100 yards away when she falls and can't nearly get there in time. The woman is not hurt more than a bruise. How is that possible?
#1008 - No matter how little or how much you use me, you change me every month. What am I?
#1009 - A woman went to visit her bank manager and she took her young daughter with her. The bank manager said that the woman's daughter could stay with his secretary during the meeting. When the woman and her daughter left, the secretary turned to the other secretary and said to her, "That little girl was my daughter." How could that be?
#1010 - Mr. and Mrs. Mustard have six daughters and each daughter has one brother. How many people are in the Mustard family?
#1011 - If you have two quarters on a table touching each other, how can you move one of the quarters without touching it? You are only allowed to touch one quarter but not move it. You can’t touch the quarter that you move. You want to get at least enough room between the two quarters to insert another coin between the two quarters.
#1012 - Jenna wrote all the numbers from 300 to 400 on a piece of paper. How many times did she write the digit 3?
#1013 - What country is hidden in the paragraph below?
#1014 - Alive without breath,
#1015 - This thing all things devours:
#1016 - Glittering points
#1017 - The cost of making only the maker knows,
#1018 - I build up castles.
#1019 - Voiceless it cries,
#1020 - Die without me,
#1021 - Pregnant every time you see her,
#1022 - Each morning I appear
#1023 - Thirty white horses on a red hill,
#1024 - We are five little objects of an everyday sort.
#1025 - Of no use to one
#1026 - Three lives have I.
#1027 - I look flat, but I am deep,
#1028 - Stealthy as a shadow in the dead of night,
#1029 - I go around in circles,
#1030 - I heard of an invading, vanquishing army
#1031 - What book was once owned by only the wealthy, but now everyone can have it?
#1032 - Weight in my belly,
#1033 - Ten Men's Strength,
#1034 - Two bodies have I,
#1035 - A thousand colored folds stretch toward the sky,
#1036 - I have a hundred legs, but cannot stand, a long neck but no head; I ease the maid's life. What am I?
#1037 - I do not breathe, but I run and jump.
#1038 - If you break me, I'll not stop working.
#1039 - People are hired to get rid of me.
#1040 - At the sound of me, men may dream
#1041 - Tool of thief, toy of queen.
#1042 - Runs over fields and woods all day
#1043 - My head bobs lazily in the sun.
#1044 - Large as a mountain, small as a pea,
#1045 - I am, in truth, a yellow fork
#1046 - I've measured it from side to side,
#1047 - When young, I am sweet in the sun.
#1048 - Four people are sitting around a campfire after a long day of recreation, when one man comments: "Do you realize that around this campfire, the four of us include a mother, father, brother, sister, son, daughter, niece, nephew, aunt, uncle and a couple cousins"?. If everyone is related by blood (with no unusual marriages) how is this possible?
#1049 - I drive men mad
#1050 - Lighter than what
#1051 - Ripped from my mother's womb,
#1052 - You will find me with four legs, but no hair.
#1053 - My first is in some but not in all.
#1054 - Robert and David were preparing to have a water balloon fight.
#1055 - A man was found dead in his study. He was slumped over his desk and a gun was in his hand. There was a cassette recorder on his desk. When the police entered the room and pressed the play button on the tape recorder they heard: "I can't go on. I have nothing to live for." Then there was the sound of a gunshot. How did the detective immediately know that the man had been murdered and it wasn't a suicide?
#1056 - Two cars were involved in an accident in the center of town. The man who was driving a little green car, had overtaken a big black car. The driver had misjudged the distance between him and the on-coming traffic and had to swerve back in, causing the black car to swerve and crash into a shop window. When the occupants of the cars were examined everyone in the green car was okay, but in the black car was one dead man. However, the driver of the green car was not charged with manslaughter, why was this so?
#1057 - What can climb mountains,
#1058 - A dagger thrust at my own heart,
#1059 - A man builds a house with all 4 sides facing south. A bear walks past the house. What color is the bear?
#1060 - Before Mount Everest was discovered, what was the highest mountain on Earth?
#1061 - Can a man legally marry his widow's sister in the state of California?
#1062 - I'm not an airplane, but I can fly through the sky.
#1063 - If there are fifteen crows on a fence and the farmer shoots a third of them, how many crows are left?
#1064 - If two's company and three's a crowd, what are four and five?
#1065 - If you were locked in a concrete room, with no windows and no doors, and all you had inside the room was a bed and a calendar, how would you eat and drink?
#1066 - In a tunnel of darkness lies a beast of iron. It can only attack when pulled back. What is it?
#1067 - In what year did Christmas Day and New Year's Day fall in the same year?
#1068 - Is an old hundred dollar bill better than a new one?
#1069 - Some months have 30 days, some months have 31 days; how many have 28?
#1070 - There is a clerk at the butcher shop, he is five feet ten inches tall, and he wears size 13 sneakers. He has a wife and 2 kids. What does he weigh?
#1071 - What can't be burned in fire, nor drowned in water?
#1072 - What clothing does a house wear?
#1073 - What didn't Adam and Eve have that everyone else has?
#1074 - What kind of room has no windows or doors?
#1075 - What do you throw out when you want to use it but take in when you don't want to use it?
#1076 - I only two backbones and thousands of ribs.
#1077 - I look at you, you look at me, I raise my right, you raise your left. What is this object?
#1078 - If you have it, you want to share it. If you share it, you don't have it. What is it?
#1079 - If you were running a race, and you passed the person in 2nd place, what place would you be in now?
#1080 - What is it that someone else has to take before you can get it?
#1081 - What is one thing that all wise men, regardless of their politics or religion, agree is between heaven and earth?
#1082 - What is often returned but never borrowed?
#1083 - If you were to put a coin into an empty bottle and then insert a cork into the neck, how could you remove the coin without taking out the cork or breaking the bottle?
#1084 - There is a lamp inside a photography darkroom. When the darkroom door is closed, it is impossible to tell from outside the room whether or not the lamp is on. There are two switches outside the door of the darkroom. One or both of the switches may control the lamp. It also could be that neither of the switches control the lamp. All you know is that the light bulb is currently off and that the lamp and bulb are in working condition. The darkroom door is closed and once you open the door you cannot touch either of the switches. If you can only open the dark-room door one time, how can you tell which switches, if any, control the lamp?
#1085 - At a local bar, three friends, Mr. Green, Mr. Red and Mr. Blue, were having a drink. One man was wearing a red suit; one a green suit; and the other a blue suit. "Have you noticed," said the man the blue suit, "that although our suits have colors corresponding to our names, not one of us is wearing a suit that matches our own names?" Mr. Red looked at the other two and said, "You're absolutely correct."
#1086 - A certain large animal lives happily and thrives here on Earth. One day, every single one of these critters is wiped out by a mysterious disease which affects only this particular animal.
#1087 - Three working women have different careers. If only one of statements 1, 2 and 3 are true, can you tell whether or not Mary is a nurse?
#1088 - Two boxers are in a boxing match (regular boxing, not kick boxing). The fight is scheduled for 12 rounds but ends after 6 rounds, after one boxer knocks out the other boxer. Yet no man throws a punch. How is this possible?
#1089 - Julie is going on an extended trip for three weeks. She lives in a remote area where there are frequent electrical power outages which can last up to three or four days. Julie has quite a bit of food in her freezer which would go bad if it thawed and then re-froze. She does have digital clock and a VCR which would flash 12:00 if the power went out. Unfortunately the clock and VCR flash even if the power only goes out for a few seconds. What can Julie do so that when she returns home she will be able to determine whether the power was out long enough to thaw her food?
#1090 - What can be driven, but has no wheels,
#1091 - Which of the following statements are true, and which are false?
#1092 - Jordan is leaving from a small town in Wyoming and hiking through the wilderness to a post where he will spend the summer. The hike will take Jordan six days. One man can only carry enough food and water for four days. Jordan cannot take a mule or any other animal to haul his food and water, because there will be insufficient food and supplies for the animals at his destination. How can Jordan make it to his destination?
#1093 - Five women each purchase a household item for use in a different room.
#1094 - An old parchment describes the location of buried treasure:
#1095 - There is a dead man in the center of a field.
#1096 - In a stable there are men and horses. In all, there are 22 heads and 72 feet. How many men and how many horses are in the stable?
#1097 - A man bumps into his mathematician friend on the street that he hasn't seen in 5 years. The man asks the mathematician how old his children are. The mathematician, who always replies in riddles said, "I now have three children. The sum of their ages is equal to the number of windows on the building in front of you and the product of their ages equals 36." The friend then says "I need one more piece of information." The mathematician then replies "My youngest child has blue eyes." What are the ages of the mathematicians three children?
#1098 - The title of this book has been put into very fancy language. Can you name the book?
#1099 - A wealthy wise old woman feared that her daughter was lazy and as a result rather stupid. When the old woman died, her will stipulated that her assets were to be liquidated and a check was to be written for the full amount. The check was to be placed in one of three envelopes. The other two envelopes would contain a blank piece of paper. If the daughter could determine from the writing on the envelope which envelope contained the check, she
#1100 - The names of three trees are hidden in the sentences below. The letters are in consecutive order. Can you find them?
#1101 - A wealthy man named Richard Ellis had been counting his money. When he finished, he accidentally left a $100.00 bill on his desk. But when he returned for it a short while later, it was gone. Only two other people could have seen the bill. One was the maid; the other was the butler.
#1102 - Lazy Larry agreed to work on a job for his brother-in-law for thirty hours at eight dollars an hour, on the condition that he would forfeit ten dollars per hour for every hour that he idled. At the end of the thirty hours Larry wasn't owed any money and didn't owe his brother-in-law any money either. How many hours did Larry work and how many hours did he idle?
#1103 - You want to boil a two-minute egg. If you only have a three-minute timer (hourglass), a four-minute timer and a five-minute timer can you boil the egg for only two minutes?
#1104 - Five baby boomer couples each have one child.
#1105 - "Times are hard in a small rural town, business is slowing and people are moving out. It so happens that there are two horse-dealerships in town. Unfortunately there's only enough people to support one of the dealerships. So the two owners meet and decide that one of them must leave town. Since neither of them want to leave they devise a competition to see who gets to stay. It is decided that they will race their horses across town. Now they don't want to damage their horses, so they change the race rule so that whoever’s horse crosses the finish post LAST wins the race and gets to stay in town. So the next day they set off. Both are ambling along, taking rests and getting nowhere nearer to finishing. After a few hours a wise old man tells them to dismount and gives them some advice. After which the two sprint back to the horses, get on and gallop towards the finish line. Assuming that the race rules were not changed - what advice did the old man give them ?"
#1106 - How can you make a needle float?
#1107 - What has six faces,
#1108 - In the grocery store, Sal met his only daughter’s only husband’s mother-in-law’s only mother-in-law. Who was she?
#1109 - Tom volunteered to be the chief organizer for the world's tether ball championships. There were 657 contestants from around the world. The tournament was set up whereby the
#1110 - What English word has three consecutive double letters?
#1111 - I usually wear a yellow coat.
#1112 - My first is often at the front door.
#1113 - If 10 bags of jelly beans and 6 licorice sticks cost $1, and 10 licorice sticks and 6 jelly bean bags cost 92 cents, how much does one licorice stick cost?
#1114 - You have 14 brown socks, 14 blue socks and 14 black socks in your sock drawer. How many socks must you remove (without looking to be sure) to have a matched pair?
#1115 - If a cork and a bottle cost $2.10 and the bottle costs $2.00 more than the stopper, then what does the stopper cost?
#1116 - Many years ago, a wealthy old man was near death. He wished to leave his fortune to one of his three children. The old man wanted to know that his fortune would be in wise hands. He
#1117 - There are five acquaintances. One of them shot and killed one of the other five. Which man is the murderer?
#1118 - Lynn likes grapes but not potatoes. She likes squash but not lettuce, and she likes peas but not onions. Following the same rule, will she like pumpkins or apples?
#1119 - Robert and David played several golf matches against each other in a week. They played for a pizza at each match, but no pizzas were purchased until the end of the week. If at any time Robert and David had the same number of wins, those pizzas were canceled. Robert won four matches (but no pizzas), and David won three pizzas. How many rounds of golf were played?
#1120 - There are two bars of iron. One bar is magnetized along its length, while the other is not. Using just the two bars, without any other items, how can you tell which bar is magnetized and which bar is not?
#1121 - David is throwing Robert a surprise birthday party but he has to stay within his budget. He spent half of his money plus $2.00 on the cake. Half of what he had left plus $2.00 was spent on balloons and streamers. Then he spent half of what he had left plus $1.00 on candy. Now he is out of money, how much did he start with?
#1122 - A train goes between Chicago and New York. The brakeman, the fireman and the engineer are named Smith, Jones and Brown. (The names are not necessarily in order). There are also three passengers named Mr. Smith, Mr. Jones and Mr. Brown. Mr. Brown lives in New York. The brakeman lives halfway between New York and Chicago. Mr. Jones earns exactly $20,000 per year. Smith beat the fireman at their last game of golf. The passenger who lives in Chicago has the same name as the brakeman. The brakeman's next door neighbor is a passenger on this train and earns exactly three times as much as the brakeman. What is the
#1123 - Janie’s friends were chipping in to buy her a wedding shower present. At first, 10 friends chipped in, but 2 of them dropped out. Each of the 8 had to chip in another dollar to bring the amount back up. How much money did they plan to collect?
#1124 - Detective Marty had been trailing three men suspected of committing several fur robberies.
#1125 - A, E, H, I, K, L, What are the next letters and why?
#1126 - I went into the woods and got it.
#1127 - I say everything I hear to others around.
#1128 - I can flutter and take your breath away.
#1129 - In a pond there are some flowers with some bees hovering over the flowers. How many flowers and bees are there if both the following statements are true:
#1130 - A kind man comes across a dirty box, a voice says to him "Coconuts, $5 a dozen" With his lightning quick arithmetic he calculates that if he sold those same coconuts to the coconut air assault team for the accepted rate of $3 per dozen that in no time at all he would be a millionaire. What's with this guy, assuming his math is accurate?
#1131 - I've got ten or more daughters. I've got less than ten daughters.
#1132 - Other than being colors, what do the words orange, silver and purple have in common?
#1133 - Pronounced as one letter,
#1134 - If the only frying pan in the house is large enough to cook two pancakes at a time and pancakes take one minute to brown one side, how can you make three pancakes in three minutes?
#1135 - A young man decides to buy a collector's baseball card. He pays $60 for it. After a month, the value of the card has increased to $70 and he decides to sell it. But already a few days later he regrets his decision to sell the collector's item, and he buys it again. Unfortunately he has to pay $80 to get it back, so he loses $10. After a year of owning the baseball card, he finally decides to sell it for $100. What is his overall profit?
#1136 - Ray Whitcombe is found dead in his office at his desk. The police have narrowed the suspects down to three people: Mrs. Barbara Whitcombe, Ray's wife; Mr. Jason McCubbins, Ray's business partner; and Mr. Harold Nichols, Ray's best friend. All three visited Mr. Whitcombe the day of his murder, but all three provide the police with stories of explanation as to the reason for their visit. Police found Mr. Whitcombe with his wrist watch still on his right arm, a torn up picture of his wife laying on the floor beside the trash can, and an ink pen in his right
#1137 - What has a head, a tail, is brown, and has no legs?
#1138 - I am a perching barrel, filled with meat,
#1139 - Lauren and Alice are talking long distance on the phone. Lauren is in an East-Coast US state which borders the Atlantic Ocean, and Alice is in a West-Coast state which borders the Pacific Ocean. Lauren asks Alice: "What time is it?" Alice replies and Lauren says: "That's really odd. It's the same time here!"
#1140 - My voice rises above the din,
#1141 - You want to send a valuable object to a friend. You have a box which is more than large enough to contain the object. You have several locks with keys. The box has a locking ring which is more than large enough to have a lock attached. But your friend does not have the key to any lock that you have. How do you do it? Note that you cannot send a key in an unlocked box, since it might be copied.
#1142 - All the electricity was out in town and none of the street lights or traffic signals had power. A dark limousine was cruising down the newly paved blacktop, with its headlights off. A young boy dressed totally in black (with no reflectors) stepped out to cross the street. The moon wasn’t out and the boy had no flashlight, yet the driver stopped to let the boy cross the street. How did the driver see the boy?
#1143 - Four children, Rob, Danny, Martha and Bent, had a race across the yard. Danny was as many places behind Martha as Bent was ahead of Rob. Martha was not first and Rob was not second.
#1144 - A man ordered a length of rope by telephone from his nearest hardware shop. But when he went to collect the rope, he found that the assistant had miswritten the order by interchanging feet and inches. As a result of this, the rope was only 30 percent of the length that the man wanted. What length did he want and what length did he get?
#1145 - Once upon a time there was a beautiful princess named Anna. Anna's father, the King, wanted to be sure his daughter married an intelligent man. To test his daughter's suitors the King hid Anna's picture in one of three boxes. The suitor had to be able to select the box with Anna's picture on one try and within twenty seconds.
#1146 - A man is late for an appointment and, in his haste, takes a corner so fast that only two wheel were on the pavement. A police man is standing on the corner, but he did not give him a ticket. Why?
#1147 - A man left an inheritance of $10,000 to three relatives and their wives. Together the wives received $3960. Janet received $100 more than Carol, and Mary received $100 more than Janet. John Smith received the same amount as his wife, Harold Saunders got half as much again as his wife, and Tom Clancy received twice as much as his wife.
#1148 - I herald the darkness which descends on all creatures;
#1149 - There is a certain family with both girl and boy children. Each of the boys has the same number of brothers as he has sisters. Each of the girls has twice as many brothers as she has sisters. How many boys and girls are there in this family?
#1150 - Grandma has an old-fashioned refrigerator with a very small freezer compartment which can hold up to seven ice cube trays stacked, but there are no shelves to separate the trays. You have fifteen trays, each of which can make a dozen cubes, but if you stand one tray on top of another before it's frozen, it will sink into the lower tray and you won't get full cubes from the lower tray. Without using anything but water and the ice cube trays, what is the fastest way to make full ice cubes in seven trays?
#1151 - If you divide thirty by 1/2 and add 10 what would you have?
#1152 - They can trickle down,
#1153 - Round as a button,
#1154 - When I left, I didn't know where I was going; when I got there, I didn't know where I was; when I returned, I didn't know where I had been. Who was I?
#1155 - Shortly after jumping from an aircraft at 5000 or so feet, a man deploys his parachute. When he looks up he sees a rather large hole in his parachute.
#1156 - A man buys a rope from a woman for $3.00 and hands the woman a $10 bill. The woman goes into the grocery store next door to get change. She returns and gives the man $7.00. After the man leaves, the clerk from the store comes and says, "Hey, that was a counterfeit bill you gave me." The woman gives the clerk a good bill. How much has the woman lost?
#1157 - My first is in fish but not in snail,
#1158 - A certain number has three digits. The sum of the three digits equals 36 times this number. Seven times the left digit plus 9 is equal to 5 times the sum of the two other digits. 8 times the second digit minus 9 is equal to the sum of the first and third. What is the number?
#1159 - I can trap many different things and colors,
#1160 - It runs and runs but can never flee.
#1161 - A man was just about to put his key in the door when he heard his wife scream "No Charlie, don't do it!" The man walked in his house to find his wife dead on the floor next to a doctor, a lawyer and a police officer. None of them had name tags and the man did not know who any of them were. The only thing the man knew is that the police officer did it.
#1162 - Here on Earth it's always true,
#1163 - Find the four digit number in which the first digit is one fourth of the last digit, the second digit is 6 times the first digit, and the third digit is the second digit plus 3.
#1164 - Some say we are red, some say we are green.
#1165 - What kind of can never needs a can-opener?
#1166 - What is so fragile that when you say its name you break it?
#1167 - Walking home one day, you take a short cut along the train tracks. The tracks cross a narrow bridge over a deep gorge. At the point you are 3/8 of the way across the bridge, you hear the train whistle somewhere behind you. You charge across the bridge, and jump off the track as the train is about to run you down. As it happens, if you had gone the other way, you would have reached safety just before being run over as well.
#1168 - John was very tired after a long day of work. He went to bed at 10 p.m., wound his alarm clock and set it for noon the next day. Since John fell asleep almost immediately, how many hours of sleep did he get before the alarm woke him?
#1169 - An officer wishing to arrange his men in a solid square found by his first arrangement that he had 39 men left over. He then started increasing the number of men on a side by one, but found that 50 additional men would be needed to complete a new square. How many men did the officer have?
#1170 - When I am filled
#1171 - I am four times as old as my daughter. In 20 years time I shall be twice as old as her. How old are we now?
#1172 - Three cars had driven into a parking lot at the same time, and the three drivers left them all for the
#1173 - Peter celebrated his birthday on one day, and two days later his older twin brother, Paul, celebrated his birthday. How could this be?
#1174 - You and a friend decide to have an egg spinning contest. What can
#1175 - I am the owner of a pet store. If I put in one canary per cage, I have one
#1176 - There is a bus full of people travelling over San Francisco and no one gets off the bus throughout
#1177 - My head and tail both equal are,
#1178 - I'm fatherless and motherless,
#1179 - You can find roads without cars,
#1180 - How many bricks does it take to complete a building made of brick?
#1181 - Squeeze it and it cries tears as red as its flesh, but its heart is made of stone.
#1182 - I have legs but walk not
#1183 - I go up and down the stairs without moving.
#1184 - A professional fisherman caught 30 fish during a 5-day tournament.
#1185 - Two hours ago it was as long after one o'clock in the afternoon as
#1186 - What is 1/2 of 1/4 of 2/9 of 3/7 of 84?
#1187 - If you have me you want to share me. If you share me you won't have me. What am I?
#1188 - Sally is traveling by ship from south of the equator to the north.
#1189 - If you have two hourglasses -- one four-minute timer and one seven-
#1190 - I bought it and it is costly,
#1191 - When a virgin gives birth,
#1192 - What house has post on top,
#1193 - Hold the tail,
#1194 - You can see it everyday,
#1195 - The leaves are on the fruit,
#1196 - Oh, what a surprise!
#1197 - A butcher has a 36 inch waist around, and he's 5 feet tall. What does he weigh?
#1198 - One day two men walked into the bar. Both men were exactly alike, a clone you could say. They both sat down for the bartender to fix them a drink. The first man sat down, waited on the bartender to fix his drink. When it was given to him he drunk it very fast, left, and had a happy life. The next man sat down, and waited on the bartender to fix his drink. When the drink was given to him he drunk it very slowly, and died right there on the spot. Why did the first man live but the second man die?
#1199 - No matter how small is the compadre
#1200 - What is the time-piece,
#1201 - One sunny afternoon, three men go for a ride on a hot air balloon over the Sahara desert. An hour into the trip, the balloon begins to lose altitude. A month later, someone finds one of the ballooners laying on the desert sand dead, naked, and holding half a toothpick. What happened to him?
#1202 - A man is in a room and the door is locked so he can't get out. He has with him a piano, a calendar, and a bed. How does he eat, drink, and get out?
#1203 - One day, a father went to his three sons and told them that he would die soon and he needed to decide which one of them to give his property to. He decided to give them all a test. He said, "Go to the market, my sons, and purchase something that is large enough to fill my bedroom, but small enough to fit in your pocket." From this, I will decide who of you is the wisest and is worthy enough to inherit my land." So, they all went to the market and bought something that they thought would fill the room, yet was still small enough that they could fit into their pockets. Each son came back with a different item. The father told his sons to come into his bedroom one at a time and try to fill up his bedroom with whatever they had purchased. The first son came in and put some pieces of cloth that he had bought and laid them end to end across the room, but it barely covered any of the floor. Then the second son came in and laid some hay, that he had purchased, on the floor but there was only enough to cover half of the floor. The third son came in and showed his father what he had purchased and how it could fill the entire room yet still fit into his pocket. The father replied, "You are truly the wisest of all and you shall receive my property." What was it that the son had showed to his father?
#1204 - It lies behind stars and under hills, and empty holes it fills. It comes first and follows after, ends life and kills laughter.
#1205 - A mother has three sick children. She has a 24-ounce bottle of medicine and needs to give each child eight ounces of the medicine. She is unable to get to the store and has only three clean containers, which measure 5, 11 and 13 ounces. The electricity is out and she has no way of heating water to wash the containers and doesn't want to spread germs. How can she divide the medicine to give each child an equal portion without having any two children drink from the same container?
#1206 - A man who lived on the top floor of a twenty story building had to go up and down daily for work, and of course, for food and the other necessities. On most days he could only ride the elevator to the fifteenth story, and he would have to walk the rest of the way. When it rained, however, he could ride all the way up to the twentieth story. Why?
#1207 - A man has ten coins totaling $1.19. From these coins, he cannot make exact change for a dollar, half-dollar, quarter, dime, or nickel. What are the coins?
#1208 - A woman went into a bank to cash an insurance refund check. By mistake the teller gave her dollars for cents and cents for dollars. She put the money in her purse but accidentally dropped a nickel on the floor. When she got home, she found that she had exactly twice the amount of the check she had cashed. She didn't have any money in her wallet before going to the bank. What was the exact amount of that check?
#1209 - A man is walking down a road with a basket of eggs. As he is walking he meets someone who buys one-half of his eggs plus one-half of an egg. He walks a little further and meets another person who buys one-half of his eggs plus one-half of an egg. After proceeding further he meets another person who buys one-half of his eggs plus one half an egg. At this point he has sold all of his eggs, and he never broke an egg. How many eggs did the man have to start with?
#1210 - A group of campers have been on vacation so long, that they’ve forgotten the day of the week. The following conversation ensues.
#1211 - How can you distribute three apples to two fathers and their two sons, giving a whole apple to each.
#1212 - Three men sitting in a small motorboat one mile from the shoreline. The first is afraid of water, the second afraid of drowning, and the third afraid of sharks. The boats motor is not operational and there is nothing to row with. How do they get to the shoreline.
#1213 - What weighs more? A pound of feathers or a pound of stones?
#1214 - There is a common English word that is nine letters long. Each time you remove a letter from it, it still remains an English word - from nine letters right down to a single letter. What is the original word, and what are the words that it becomes after removing one letter at a time?
#1215 - Joe bets Tony $100 that he can predict the score of the football game before it starts. Tony agrees, but loses the bet. Why did Tony lose the bet?
#1216 - What force and strength cannot get through, I with a gentle touch can do. And many in the street would stand, were I not a friend at hand.
#1217 - I can sizzle like bacon,
#1218 - How many sides does a circle have?
#1219 - Which does not belong in this group: Apple, Grape, Banana, Cherry, Pear.
#1220 - I'm white, and used for cutting and grinding.
#1221 - Give me food, and I will live; give me water, and I will die. What am I?
#1222 - Throw it off the highest building, and I'll not break. But put me in the ocean, and I will. What am I?
#1223 - I am mother and father, but never birth or nurse. I'm rarely still, but I never wander. What am I?
#1224 - A horse is tied to a 15 foot rope and there is a bail of hay 25 feet away from him. Yet the horse is able to eat from the bail of hay. How is this possible?
#1225 - A man goes into a cabin deep in the country. All walls within this cabin face south and are made of wood. A bear walks by the window. What color is he?
#1226 - There's a land where there's mummies and daddies but no babies. Books but no libraries. Mirrors but no reflections. Kittens but no cats. Cattle but no cows. Lollipops but no candy and trees but no forests. It's the land of what?
#1227 - We capture light, and yet we don't.
#1228 - We're 5 little items of an everyday sort, you'll find us all in A Tennis Court.
#1229 - What 5 letter word typed in all capital letters can be read the same upside down?
#1230 - What 7 letter word becomes longer when the third letter is removed?
#1231 - What animal has no wings, but yet will fly?
#1232 - What are the 2 longest words in the English language that can be typed using only your left hand on the keyboard?
#1233 - What are the only 2 states that have their state name in their capital?
#1234 - What can be seen, but cannot be touched, and when put in a barrel, will make the barrel lighter?
#1235 - What can fill a room but takes up no space?
#1236 - What can you break without hitting or dropping it?
#1237 - What do the dead eat, that the living would die if they ate it?
#1238 - What does no man want, yet no man want to lose?
#1239 - What expression would these letters describe?
#1240 - What falls but never breaks?
#1241 - What flies when it's born, lies when it alive, and runs when it's dead?
#1242 - What has six legs, two heads, four ears, two hands, but walks on four feet?
#1243 - What has six faces,
#1244 - A babysitter came over one day to babysit 10 children. She decided to give them a snack. In a jar there were 10 cookies. She wants to give each one a cookie, but still keep one in the jar. How will she do it?
#1245 - There is a certain club which is for men only. There are 600 men who belong to this club and 5% of these men wear one earring. Of the other 95% membership, half wear two earrings and the other half wear none. How many earrings are being worn in this club?
#1246 - There are two plastic jugs filled with water. How could you put all of this water into a barrel, without using the jugs or any dividers, and still tell which water came from which jug?
#1247 - There are 50 horses and 50 kings riding along an old dirt road. They came to a peach tree with 50 peaches. Each took one, yet there were still 49 left. How is this possible?
#1248 - There are 2 ducks in front of 2 other ducks.
#1249 - There are 2 cops parked along a one-way street looking for traffic violations. They spot a taxi driver going in the wrong direction, yet they do nothing. Why?
#1250 - The sun bakes them, the hand breaks them, the foot treads on them, and the mouth tastes them. What are they?
#1251 - The strangest creature you'll ever find: Two eyes in front and many many more behind.
#1252 - The higher I climb, the hotter I engage, I can not escape my crystal cage.
#1253 - The following number is the only one of its kind: 8,549,176,320
#1254 - Sue is traveling by ship from south of the equator to the north.
#1255 - Sometimes I am loud, and viewed with distaste. Poke out my eye, then I'm on the front of your face. What word am I?
#1256 - Soldiers line up spaced with pride,
#1257 - Six glasses are in a row. The first three are filled with milk, and the last three are empty. By moving only one glass, can you arrange them so that the full and the empty glasses alternate?
#1258 - Since a person uses about the same amount of energy walking 2 miles as they would running for 2 miles, would a person use more energy running for 10 minutes, walking for ten minutes, or the same amount of energy?
#1259 - Shoot at me a thousand times and I may still survive; one scratch from me and you will find your prospects take a dive. What am I?
#1260 - I like indigo but not blue,
#1261 - Round I start, yet no shape have I.
#1262 - Peter Rabbit was starving! He came to a farmer's lettuce garden but it was surrounded by a picket fence. Peter knew he must eat soon or he would die. He could barely fit through the fence in his present condition and he knew that if he entered and ate the lettuce he would be unable to fit back through the fence. If the farmer happened to come by he could not escape. The lettuce was too large too fit through the fence. How could Peter eat the lettuce and still manage to escape if the need arose?
#1263 - Pat Smith gives someone a dollar. Pat is this person's brother, but the person is not Pat's brother. How can that be?
#1264 - One morning a man is leaving on business trip and finds he left some paperwork at his office. He runs into his office to get it and the night watchman stops him and says, "Sir, don't get on the plane. I had a dream last night that the plane would crash and everyone would die!" The man takes his word and cancels his trip. Sure enough, the plane crashes and everyone dies. The next morning the man gives the watchman a $1,000 reward for saving his life and then fires him. Why did he fire the watchman that saved his life?
#1265 - Old Mr. Tidy was found dead in his study by Mr. Fiend. Mr. Fiend recounted his dismal discovery to the police. "I was walking by Mr. Tidy`s house when I thought I would just pop in for a visit. I noticed his study light was on and I decided to peek in from the outside to see if he was in there. There was frost on the window, so I had to wipe it away to see inside. That is when I saw his body. So I kicked in the front door to confirm my suspicions of foul play. I called the police immediately afterward." The officer immediately arrested Mr. Fiend for the murder of Mr. Tidy. How did he know Mr. Fiend was lying?
#1266 - Often held but never touched, always wet but never rusts, often bites but seldom bit, to use me well you must have wit.
#1267 - Nick timed himself and found out that if he wore a bright white outfit he ran 20 miles in 80 minutes, but when he wore a dark outfit, he ran 20 miles in one hour and twenty minutes. What does this mean for his next race?
#1268 - Part carbon, part water, I am poison to the fishes. Many have falsely claimed my name, for I am the pause that refreshes. What am I?
#1269 - Name an English word of more than 2 letters that both begins and ends with the letters "he" in that order. There are two possible answers.
#1270 - Name an eight letter word that has kst in the middle, in the beginning, and at the end.
#1271 - Name a five letter word which has three consonants all the same and two different vowels. Every now and then you see this while running a Windows 95/98 on your PC.
#1272 - Name 3 things that have eyes, yet cannot see.
#1273 - My thunder rolls beneath me, my lightning flares above. I dust the crust, and when I bust, all I touch will I shove.
#1274 - My teeth are sharp, my back is straight, to cut things up it is my fate.
#1275 - My second is performed by my first, and, it is thought, a thief by the marks of my whole might be caught. What am I?
#1276 - My life is often a volume of grief, your help is needed to turn a new leaf. Stiff is my spine and my body is pale, but I'm always ready to tell a tale. What am I?
#1277 - My life can be measured in hours,
#1278 - My host thinks I'm an irritation, a bother, a pain. But he can't evict me, so here I will remain. Then one day I'm taken and ranked among my peers.
#1279 - My first is twice in apple but not once in tart. My second is in liver but not in heart. My third is in giant and also in ghost. Whole I'm best when I am roast. What am I?
#1280 - My first is in ocean but never in sea, my second's in wasp but never in bee. My third is in glider and also in flight, my whole is a creature that comes out at night.
#1281 - My first is in chocolate but not in ham, my second's in cake and also in jam, my third at tea-time is easily found, my whole is a friend who's often around.
#1282 - My first is a creature whose breeding is unclear.
#1283 - My first half is a container, & I am language understood by few, if any.
#1284 - Mr. Whimpy was terrified of the dark. When he went to bed, he would flip off the light switch on the far wall, then tear across the room to bed, 10 feet away. However, the other day, he flipped the switch, walked slowly to his bed, and climbed in before the room went dark. He only used his finger to switch off the light.
#1285 - Metal or bone I may be, many teeth I have and always bared, yet my bite harms no one and ladies delight in my touch.
#1286 - Mary was making apricot jam. She put all the apricots in the pot and stirred them up. Then she remembered she had to add 1 ounce of lemon juice for every two apricots! How did she figure out how much lemon juice to put?
#1287 - Marking mortal privation, when firmly in place.
#1288 - Mark and Billy have been the best friends ever since they were little kids. They are also very competitive. Throughout the years they have challenged each other to do both physical and mental challenges. And they completed the challenge.
#1289 - Many different types of my last seven letters can be found in newspapers, magazines, & journals. Physicists have built devices to get me moving very fast.
#1290 - Man walks over, man walks under, in times of war he burns asunder. What is it?
#1291 - Long and slinky like a trout, never sings till it's guts come out. What is it?
#1292 - Little Nanny Etticoat, in a white petticoat, and a red nose; the longer she stands, the shorter she grows. What is she?
#1293 - Late afternoons I often bathe.
#1294 - King Tut died 120 years after King Eros was born. Their combined ages when they died was 100 years. King Eros died in the year 40 B.C. In what year was King Tut born?
#1295 - John had only $2, but he needed $3 for his cab fare home. He went to a pawn shop and pawned his $2 for $1.50. John then bumped into Dan and told him that he would sell him his $2 pawn ticket for $1.50. Dan agreed. Since John started out with $2, and he ended up with $3, who is out the extra dollar and why?
#1296 - Jim was examining an angle measuring 14 and 1/2 degrees, using his magnifying glass that magnifies everything two times. Under the glass, how large would that angle measure?
#1297 - Jack and Joe were on vacation and driving along a deserted country road from the town of Kaysville to the town of Lynnsville. They came to a multiple fork in the road. The sign post had been knocked down and they were faced with choosing one of five different
#1298 - It stands on one leg with its heart in its head.
#1299 - Iron roof, glass walls, burns and burns and never falls.
#1300 - In the back yard there is a hollow stump that contains six ears of corn. If a healthy squirrel carries out only three ears each day, how many days will it take to empty the stump?
#1301 - In olden days, the student of logic was given this problem:
#1302 - In olden days you are a clever thief charged with treason against the king and sentenced to death. But the king decided to be a little lenient and lets you choose your own way to die. What way should you choose?
#1303 - In Jamaica, if you drop a steel ball weighing five pounds from a height of 45 inches, will it fall more rapidly through water at 20 degrees Fahrenheit or water at 40 degrees Fahrenheit. Or will it make no difference?
#1304 - A woman proves in court that her husband was murdered by her sister, but the judge decides that the sister cannot be punished. Why?
#1305 - In 1990, a person is 15 years old. In 1995 that same person is 10 years old.
#1306 - A man is lying drowned in a dead forest, far from water. How did this happen?
#1307 - In 1209, on a hot summer day there was a man who was ordered to be executed by king. The king was a nice king though, and he said that if the man could prove himself wise, he would let him go. The king filled a room with fake flowers, and only put in one real flower in the room. The king said the man had 20 seconds to find the real flower. The man said, "It's very stuffy in here. Could you open a window?" The king opened a window, and the man immediately knew which was the real flower. How did he know?
#1308 - Imagine John, a party magician, is carrying three pieces of gold each piece weighing one kilogram. While taking a walk he comes to a bridge which has a sign posted saying the bridge could hold only a maximum of 80 kilograms. John weighs 78 kilograms and the gold weighs three kilograms. John reads the sign and still safely crossed the bridge with all the gold. How did he manage this?
#1309 - If you have two hourglasses -- one four-minute timer and one seven-minute timer, how can you measure nine minutes?
#1310 - If you have two coins which total 35 cents and one of the coins is not a dime, what are the two coins?
#1311 - A man runs along a hall with a piece of paper. When the lights flicker, he drops to his knees and begins to cry. Why?
#1312 - If seven people meet each other and each shakes hands only once with each of the others, how many handshakes will there have been?
#1313 - A pipe, a carrot, and a couple sticks are lying together in a field. Why?
#1314 - If I'm walking, then I must be running.
#1315 - A man grabbed a woman's ring and pulled on it, then dropped it. How did this save her life?
#1316 - If Dick's father is Tom's son, what relation is Dick to Tom?
#1317 - A man was just doing his job when his suit was torn. Why did he die three minutes later?
#1318 - If boiling water is poured into a thick drinking glass as well as a very thin wine glass, of the two, which is more likely to crack?
#1319 - I'm one of five, I'm not alive.
#1320 - I'm named after nothing, though I'm awfully clamorous. And when I'm not working, your house is less glamorous. What am I?
#1321 - I'm a god, a planet, and measurer of heat.
#1322 - I weaken all men for hours each day.
#1323 - The hand sows, the eyes harvest?
#1324 - I start with the letter e,
#1325 - I run, he runs, I stop, he runs?
#1326 - I soar without wings, I see without eyes.
#1327 - I sleep by day, I fly by night. I have no feathers to aid my flight.
#1328 - I throw her in the air, she falls down: I throw her down, she rises in the air?
#1329 - I saw a man in white, he looked quite a sight. He was not old, but he stood in the cold. And when he felt the sun, he started to run. Who could he be? Please answer me.
#1330 - I reach for the sky, but clutch to the ground; sometimes I leave, but I am always around. What am I?
#1331 - Completely round, they are very white.
#1332 - I move without wings, between silken strings, I leave as you find, my substance behind. What am I?
#1333 - Holding two long poles, five fellows
#1334 - I move very slowly at an imperceptible rate, although I take my time, I am never late. I accompany life, and survive past demise, I am viewed with esteem in many women's eyes.
#1335 - I love to dance and twist and prance, I shake my tail, as away I sail, wingless I fly into the sky. What am I?
#1336 - I know what my job is,
#1337 - I have two rings. I move by request.
#1338 - About the size of a squash,
#1339 - Holding two swords and eight spears
#1340 - I have legs but walk not, a strong back but work not, two good arms but reach not, a seat but sit and tarry not. What am I?
#1341 - I have keys that open no locks,
#1342 - It has rib bones and back bones.
#1343 - I have a hundred legs, But cannot stand.
#1344 - I have 10 red socks and 10 blue socks in a drawer. How many socks must I take out to ensure that I have at least one matching pair? One how many to ensure I have at least a pair of red and a pair of blue?
#1345 - I don't have eyes,
#1346 - I come out of the earth, I am sold in the market. He who buys me cuts my tail, takes off my suit of silk, and weeps beside me when I am dead. What am I?
#1347 - I come in different shapes and sizes. Part of me are curves, others are straight. You can put me anywhere you like, but there is only one right place for me.
#1348 - I can travel from there to here by disappearing,
#1349 - I can slash but I have no knife, I can dash but I have no legs, I can pound but I have no hammer, I can star but I have no stage. What am I?
#1350 - I can be written,
#1351 - I can be short and sometimes hot.
#1352 - I can be any color you can imagine.
#1353 - I buried a stone in the ground, and it grew and produced fruit. How is this possible?
#1354 - I begin with T,
#1355 - I am used to bat with, yet I never get a hit.
#1356 - I am two-faced but bear only one, I have no legs but travel widely. Men spill much blood over me, kings leave there imprint on me. I have greatest power when given away, yet lust for me keeps me locked away. What am I?
#1357 - I am the tool, for inspiring many. Buy me in the store, for not much more than a penny. Don't overuse me, or my usefulness will go, what am I? Do you know?
#1358 - I am the ruler of shovels,
#1359 - There was a green house.
#1360 - I am the only thing that always tells the truth. I show off everything that I see. I come in all shapes and sizes. So tell me what I must be!
#1361 - I am the black child of a white father, a wingless bird, flying even to the clouds of heaven. I give birth to tears of mourning in pupils that meet me, even though there is no cause for grief, and at once on my birth I am dissolved into air.
#1362 - I am taken from a mine, and shut up in a wooden case, from which I am never released, and yet I am used by almost everybody. What am I?
#1363 - I am strongest when you see me as round, but I am often viewed in other forms. I lift and drop the sea with my tremendous strength, and a man with a name like 'powerful bicep' was the first to tread on me. What am I?
#1364 - I am served at a table,
#1365 - A room with no windows or doors
#1366 - I am never quite what I appear to be. Straight-forward I seem, but it's only skin deep, for mystery most often lies beneath my simple speech. Sharpen your wits, open your eyes, look beyond my exteriors, read me backwards, forwards, upside down. Think critically and answer the question. What am I?
#1367 - I am black of eye and bright of hair. I fast in to the ground and follow my lord as he races around the world. What am I?
#1368 - It cannot be seen, can not be felt,
#1369 - I am at the beginning of all things.
#1370 - Alive without breath,
#1371 - I am a window, I am a lamp, I am clouded, I am shining, and I am coloured; set in white, I fill with water and overflow. I say much, but I have no words. What am I?
#1372 - I am a path situated between high natural masses. Remove my first letter & you have a path situated between man-made masses.
#1373 - I always point in the right direction. My instructions are written in black and white. Disobey me and pay the consequences. I will never say more than two words at a time. What am I?
#1374 - They are Dark,
#1375 - Formed long ago, yet made today,
#1376 - I can run constantly without ever getting tired.
#1377 - I am just two and two. I am hot. I am cold. I am the parent of numbers that cannot be told. I am a gift beyond measure, a matter of course. I am given with pleasure when taken by force.
#1378 - How can you say - "Robert and Richard Purchased A Rotweiler" without using any R's?
#1379 - How can you make the following equation true by drawing only one straight line:
#1380 - How can you give someone $63 using six bills, without using any one dollar bills?
#1381 - Here on Earth it's almost always true, that tomorrow will follow today.
#1382 - Henry was out walking one day. He met his father-in-law's only daughter's mother-in-law. What did Henry call her?
#1383 - He's a boastful, puffed-up fellow, wearing spurs; eyes gleaming yellow. As he proudly struts about, he's in charge, there is no doubt. What is he?
#1384 - Granny looked up from her rocking chair and said:
#1385 - Golden treasures I contain, guarded by hundreds and thousands. Stored in a labyrinth where no man walks, yet men come often to seize my gold.
#1386 - Gertrude Mills was horrified to find a fly in her tea. The waiter took her cup and went into the kitchen and returned with a fresh cup of tea. She shouted, "You brought me the same tea!" How did she know?
#1387 - George, Helen, and Steve are drinking coffee. Bert, Karen, and Dave are drinking soda.
#1388 - Gaze at this sentence for just about sixty seconds and then explain what makes it quite different from the average sentence.
#1389 - From house to house I go, sometimes narrow, sometimes wide. And whether there's rain or snow I always stay outside. What am I?
#1390 - From house to house he goes,
#1391 - Foward I am heavy, but backward I am not. What am I?
#1392 - Four is half of five. True or false?
#1393 - Forward and forward I go, never looking back. My limit no one knows, more of me do they lack. Like a river I do flow, and an eagle I fly.
#1394 - First you see me in the grass dressed in yellow gay; next I am in dainty white, then I fly away. What am I?
#1395 - Which of the men is so prudent and wise
#1396 - My dress is tranquil when I tread the earth,
#1397 - A ship that puts a road in order,
#1398 - Only one color, but not one size,
#1399 - I cannot be felt, seen or touched;
#1400 - Brothers and sisters have I none,
#1401 - There are a pound of feathers, and a pound of seashells.
#1402 - Does the Muslim religion allow a man to marry his widow's sister?
#1403 - Two American coins add up to thirty cents, but one of them is not a nickel. What coins are they?
#1404 - A night shift guard, while on patrol at night, dreams that the king will die in a plane crash. He tells the king so in the morning, but the king tells him not to worry, and flies anyway. When he returns from his trip, he fires the night shift guard. Why does the king fire the night shift guard?
#1405 - Two dogs are sitting on a porch - a fat dog and a thin dog. The little dog is the son of the fat dog, but the fat dog is not the father of the thin dog. Can you explain?
#1406 - Which month has 28 days?
#1407 - Fire is often maintained above me, and if you remove my first letter, you will find the home shared by everyone you have ever known.
#1408 - Find an English word which is singular, add an "s" and it becomes plural, and add another "s" it becomes singular again?
#1409 - Face with a tree, skin like the sea. A great beast I am, yet vermin frightens me.
#1410 - What insect does a blacksmith manufacture?
#1411 - Even though the odds are always in favor of the gambling house, why does the establishment insist on a house limit on stakes?
#1412 - Even if you give this to someone else, you still get to keep it.
#1413 - Eight years ago, Sam was eight times the age of his son Sam Jr. Today, if you add their ages together, they add up to 52. How old are Sam and his son?
#1414 - During WWII, there was a bridge connecting Germany and Switzerland, and on the German side, there was a sentry tower with a guard in it. He would come out every three minutes to check on the bridge, and he had orders to turn back anyone who tried to get into Germany, and shoot anyone trying to escape without a pass. There was a woman who desperately needed to get into Switzerland, and she knew she didn't have time to get a pass. It would take her at least six minutes to cross the bridge, but she managed to do it. How?
#1415 - Draw four rectangles on a piece of paper. Put nine x's in the four rectangles so that there is an uneven number of x's in each rectangle.
#1416 - What kind of cheese is made backwards?
#1417 - Double my number, I'm less than a score, half of my number is less than four. Add one to my double when bakers are near, days of the week are still greater, I fear.
#1418 - Don was driving his semi under an overpass when suddenly he came to a screeching halt. Don wasn't paying enough attention and inadvertently drove under the overpass that was just barely as high as his truck.
#1419 - What traps warmth,
#1420 - Did you know that if you live within 5 miles of a cemetary you can't be buried there? Why?
#1421 - What tree is most warmly clad?
#1422 - What word can be written forward, backward or upside down, and can still be read from left to right?
#1423 - Dead on the field lie ten soldiers in white, felled by three eyes, black as night.
#1424 - David's father has three sons : Snap, Crackle and who?
#1425 - Chuck, a bestselling author of romantic fiction, had suspected for some time that his wife Eva was unfaithful, though he had no proof. One afternoon, while Chuck was working on his latest bodice-ripper, Eva mentioned that she intended to go to the movies and would be out for a few hours. As Eva went to the door, Chuck looked at her pensively, then resumed his work. Three hours later, Eva returned, took her coat off and asked Chuck weather he wanted some coffee. When she returned from the kitchen, Chuck asked her to sit down as he wanted to talk to her.
#1426 - What won't break if you throw it off the highest building in the world, but will break if you place it in the ocean?
#1427 - What's the difference between gossip and a mirror?
#1428 - Can you complete this sentence using words which are anagrams of each other?
#1429 - Can not be bought, can not be sold, even if it's made of gold.
#1430 - Buckets, Barrels, Baskets, Cans.
#1431 - When asked how old she was, Suzie replied, "In two years I will be twice as old as I was five years ago."
#1432 - When I am filled I can point the way.
#1433 - A man has to take a dog, a cat, and a mouse across a river. He can only take one of the animals across at a time. If he takes the mouse, the dog will eat the cat. If he takes the dog, the cat will eat the mouse.
#1434 - What's long and thin, covered in skin; red in parts, and put in tarts?
#1435 - What is a computer virus?
#1436 - When I'm used, I'm useless, once offered, soon rejected. In desperation oft expressed, the intended not protected. What am I?
#1437 - When liquid splashes me, none seeps through. When I am moved alot, liquid I spew. When I am hit, color I change. And color, I come in quite a range. What I cover is very complex, and I am very easy to flex. What am I?
#1438 - When Miss Millie purchased her new parrot, the salesman assured her that it would repeat any word it heard. About a week later, Miss Millie returned the parrot complaining it hadn't uttered a single word.
#1439 - When set loose I fly away,
#1440 - When the day after tomorrow is yesterday, today will be as far from Wednesday as today was from Wednesday when the day before yesterday was tomorrow. What is the day after this day?
#1441 - Which does not belong in this group:
#1442 - Which of the following words don't belong in the group and why?
#1443 - Which word that begins with the letter I, and by adding the letter A, becomes another word that is pronounced the same?
#1444 - Which would see most clearly in total darkness? A bat, a tiger, or an owl.
#1445 - While exploring the wilds of Canada, George was captured by hostile wood fairies. Zion, the powerful chief of the fairies told him he could make one final statement which would determine how he would die.
#1446 - While mixing sand, gravel, and cement for the foundation of a house, a worker noticed a small bird hopping along the top of the foundation wall. The bird misjudged a hop and fell down one of the holes between the blocks. The bird was down too far for anyone to reach it and the hole was too small for it to fly out of. Someone suggested using two sticks to reach down into the hole and pull the bird out, but this idea was rejected for fear it would injure the fragile bird. What would be the easiest way to get the bird out of
#1447 - While playing with a metal washer shaped like a ring, Dave accidently pushed it on his finger too far and couldn't get it off. Trying to remove it using soap and water didn't work. The hospital sent him to a service station thinking they could cut the metal. Since the ring was made with a specially hardened steel, it couldn't be cut. Just then Bob arrived on the scene and suggested an easy way to remove the washer in just a few minutes.
#1448 - While walking down the street I met a man. He tipped his hat and drew his cane and in this riddle I told his name. What is the man's name?
#1449 - White bird, featherless, flyin' out o' paradise, flyin' over sea and land, dyin' in my hand. What is it?
#1450 - Who is that with a neck and no head, two arms and no hands?
#1451 - Who killed one-fourth of mankind?
#1452 - Why can't you take a picture of a man with a wooden leg?
#1453 - Why do scuba divers fall backwards out of a boat?
#1454 - Why does a dragon sleep all day?
#1455 - Why is a manhole cover round and not square?
#1456 - Why is a pencil like a riddle?
#1457 - Why was Miss Cow sad?
#1458 - Which side of the turkey has the most feathers?
#1459 - Why did the Indian chief wear so many feathers?
#1460 - With a little detective work and deep thought, the following facts can make an accurate statement. Can you figure it out?
#1461 - With pointed fangs it sits in wait,
#1462 - Without a bridle, or a saddle, across a thing I ride a-straddle. And those I ride, by help of me, though almost blind, are made to see. What am I?
#1463 - You are driving a car. On your right is a steep cliff. Right in front of you there is a horse and right behind an elephant, both of which travel at your own speed. On your left there is a fire truck blocking you. How do you stop your car?
#1464 - You are standing by a river with a 5-gallon jug and a 3-gallon jug, but you need exactly 4 gallons of water. Using only the 2 jugs you have, how can you measure out 4 gallons?
#1465 - A big indian and a small indian are going to fish. The big indian is not the small indian father but the small indian is the big indian's son. What is the relationship between the two?
#1466 - What goes in hard and comes out soft and mushy?
#1467 - What is dry going in, wet going out and satisfies two people?
#1468 - How do you know if there's an elephant under your bed?
#1469 - I'm red and I can be green or yellow, what am I?
#1470 - My tail is long, my coat is brown,
#1471 - What has teeth
#1472 - Four fingers and a thumb,
#1473 - We are a pair,
#1474 - I'm tempting, so it's said,
#1475 - Without a bridle, or a saddle,
#1476 - I move silently, without wings,
#1477 - Two bodies have I
#1478 - Look in my face, I am somebody;
#1479 - What is it that has four legs
#1480 - To cross the water I'm the way,
#1481 - What is the thing which,
#1482 - Round as an apple,
#1483 - A mile from end to end,
#1484 - I have streets but no pavement.
#1485 - Nothing on the outside
#1486 - Part carbon, part water, I am poison to the fishes.
#1487 - Many-manned scud-thumper,
#1488 - Each morning I appear
#1489 - I have no eyes, no legs or ears, and I help move the earth.
#1490 - I am a tale in childrens’ minds.
#1491 - I'm a seed that's underground.
#1492 - My author's uncertain yet my title's the same,
#1493 - As I went over London Bridge
#1494 - What sneaks through doors and windows without knocking?
#1495 - Though liquid in nature, don't push me too far; for then I will break, and the damage may scar.
#1496 - My life is often a volume of grief,
#1497 - A very pretty thing am I, fluttering in the pale-blue sky.
#1498 - A simple peasant is has bought a number of camels and is taking them to his farm.
#1499 - A butcher has a 36 inch waist around, and he is 5 feet tall. What does he weigh?
#1500 - Simon Simpleton was born in London, England.
#1501 - If you like pretty gems that sparkle and shine,
#1502 - I'm as plain to see as black & white.
#1503 - A traveler starts a journey.
#1504 - You can do it in vessels for getting you clean.
#1505 - An eye in a blue face
#1506 - No legs lay on one leg,
#1507 - If you're 8 feet away from a door and with each move you advance half the distance to the door.
#1508 - What animal is most likely to eat a relative?
#1509 - A logician with some time to kill in a small town decided to get a haircut. The town had only two barbers, each with his own shop. The logician glanced into one shop and saw that it was extremely untidy. The barber needed a shave, his clothes were unkempt, his hair was badly cut. The other shop was extremely neat. The barber was freshly shaved and spotlessly dressed, his hair neatly trimmed.
#1510 - A triangle has sides of 13, 18 and 31 inches.
#1511 - During a baseball game in Mudville, Casey was Mudville's lead-off batter. There were no substitutions or changes in the batting order of the nine Mudville men throughout the nine-inning game. It turned out that Casey came to bat in every inning.
#1512 - The Caterpillar believes that he and the Lizard are both mad.
#1513 - When I asked her how old she was, she smiled and said cryptically:
#1514 - President Clinton is listed as our 41st president, but only 40 men have held the office. Why?
#1515 - A man wanted to enter an exclusive club but did not know the password that was required. He waited by the door and listened. A club member knocked on the door and the doorman said, "twelve." The member replied, "six " and was let in. A second member came to the door and the doorman said, "six." The member replied, "three" and was let in. The man thought he had heard enough and walked up to the door. The doorman said ,"ten" and the man replied, "five." But he was not let in.
#1516 - A sheik announced that a race would decide which of his two sons would inherit all his wealth. The sons were to ride their camels to a certain distant city. The son whose camel reached the city last would be given all the sheik's wealth.
#1517 - Why is it always hot at the end of a soccer game?
#1518 - I come in many colors and I am very thin,
#1519 - How far can a dog walk into a forest?
#1520 - Four jolly men sat down to play,
#1521 - What's everything to someone, but nothing to everyone else?
#1522 - I am related to the water, but I am not wet.
#1523 - I'm hard as a rock, and as light as a feather.
#1524 - I can be hairy and itchy all over.
#1525 - I see without seeing.
#1526 - I have freedom from hate,
#1527 - I'm sometimes white,
#1528 - Would you rather have a tiger eat you or a lion?
#1529 - What do you call your father-in-law's
#1530 - What 11-letter English word does everyone pronounce incorrectly?
#1531 - Close to the words of life stay I,
#1532 - With potent, flowery words speak I,
#1533 - To you, rude would I never be,
#1534 - Large as a mountain, small as a pea,
#1535 - I welcome the day with a show of light,
#1536 - If there is a Yellow house on Bluebird Lane, a Green house on Orange Street, a Pink house on Kitten Road, a Black house on Hhitehorse Pike and a Purple house on Firebird hill, where's the White house?
#1537 - A woman is about to be executed. Since she has been a good citizen most of her life, the executioner gives her the option of chosing by which way she can die, no matter how bizarre, time-consuming, or costly it is.
#1538 - A man has Ten Horses and nine stables as shown here.
#1539 - A man went to a party and drank some of the punch. He then left early. Everyone else at the party who drank the punch subsequently died of poisoning.
#1540 - Which candle burns longer a blue candle or a green candle?
#1541 - What is broken but right two times a day?
#1542 - There were an electrician and a plumber waiting in line for admission to the Home Show. One of them was the father of the other's son.
#1543 - A champion weight lifter has a brother that's a doctor, but the same doctor doesn't have a brother. How are they related then?
#1544 - My first is in wield, sever bones and marrow.
#1545 - My first is not bent around.
#1546 - I saw a creature: his stomach stuck out behind him, enormously swollen.
#1547 - With no wings, I fly. With no eyes, I see. With no arms, I climb. More frightening than any beast, stronger than any foe. I am cunning, ruthless, and tall; in the end, I rule all.
#1548 - What is it that given one, you'll have either two or none?
#1549 - Half-way up the hill, I see thee at last.
#1550 - Blend a teapot shot so the pearlies won't rot!
#1551 - As destructive as life,
#1552 - What measures out time,
#1553 - When is a door not a door?
#1554 - What goes in the water red, and comes out black?
#1555 - Hickory-Dickory-Dock!
#1556 - I weaken all men for hours each day.
#1557 - I cut through evil
#1558 - Always invisible, yet never out of sight. What are they?
#1559 - A red cap on my head,
#1560 - I'm pleasing to the eye
#1561 - How can a woman living in New Jersey, legally marry 3 men, without ever getting a divorce, be widowed, or becoming legally separated?
#1562 - What runs around a city
#1563 - I am filled with hotness.
#1564 - What hath but three feet, three hands, and three eyes?
#1565 - How many birth days does the average man have?
#1566 - I run through hills;
#1567 - I am just two and two. I am hot. I am cold.
#1568 - The more of these you take, the more appear behind you.
#1569 - It has a long neck,
#1570 - Within, I clean all that is bad and is old.
#1571 - I have four legs but never walk
#1572 - I'm by nature solitary, scarred by spear
#1573 - What is Medusa's favorite cheese?
#1574 - You get many of me, but never enough.
#1575 - He was afraid to go home because of the man in the mask.
#1576 - A father's child, a mother's child, yet no one's son.
#1577 - I have four of these,
#1578 - Stronger than any beast,
#1579 - If you counted 20 houses going to school, and then 20 houses on the left, going home, how many houses have you counted?
#1580 - What dress does everyone have, but no one wears?
#1581 - What has fifty heads and fifty tails?
#1582 - What is a sleeping bull called?
#1583 - I'm hiding in the air,
#1584 - I have three eyes, all in a line.
#1585 - Make me thy lyre, even as the forests are.
#1586 - A woman with no driver license goes the wrong way on a one-way street and turns left at a corner with a 'no left' turn sign. A policeman sees her but does nothing. Why?
#1587 - The sharp slim blade, that cuts the wind.
#1588 - Adored by few,
#1589 - Sir, I bear a rhyme excelling
#1590 - What can you see in water, but never gets wet?
#1591 - A plane crashed and every single person on board this flight were killed, yet, there were survivors. Explain how?
#1592 - I'm always in charge,
#1593 - I can kill people, but without me there would be no people.
#1594 - What has endless makeovers,
#1595 - Even if they are starving, natives living in the Arctic will never eat a penguin's egg. Why not?
#1596 - If the day before yesterday is the 23rd, then what is the day after tomorrow.
#1597 - A harvest sown and reaped on the same day
#1598 - David was out for a walk when it started to rain. He did not have an umbrella and he wasn't wearing a hat. His clothes were soaked, yet not a single hair on his head got wet. How could this happen?
#1599 - I am born in fear, raised in truth,
#1600 - What word is always pronounced wrong?
#1601 - Why is eating at a restaurant on the moon boring?
#1602 - Why should you never iron a 4-leaf clover?
#1603 - What is in the middle of Paris?
#1604 - What is it that goes through the wood and never touches a twig?
#1605 - What is it that 20 will fill a pitcher, but one will fill a barn?
#1606 - What is it that is full all-day and empty at night?
#1607 - What lives as long as it eats but dies when it drinks?
#1608 - I begin with T, end with T, and have T in myself.
#1609 - Tom's mom had four kids: Nickel, Dime, Quarter, and?
#1610 - A word I know, six letters it contains.
#1611 - What is the next letter?
#1612 - What English word starting with a "B", has three consecutive double letters?
#1613 - What is the only common four-letter English word that ends in the suffix -eny?
#1614 - A man told his son that he would give him $1000 if he could accomplish the following task. The father gave his son ten envelopes and a thousand dollars, all in one dollar bills. He told his son, "Place the money in the envelopes in such a manner that no matter what number of dollars I ask for, you can give me one or more of the envelopes, containing the exact amount I asked for without having to open any of the envelopes. If you can do this, you will keep the $1000."
#1615 - Why do birds fly south?
#1616 - Where were English kings usually crowned?
#1617 - You walk up to a mountain that has two paths. One leads to the other side of the mountain, and the other will get you lost forever. Two twins know the path that leads to the other side. You can ask them only one question. Except! One lies and one tells the truth, and you don't know which is which. So, What do you ask?
#1618 - Of all vegetables, only two can live to produce on their own for several growing seasons. All other vegetables must be replanted every year. What are the only two perennial vegetables?
#1619 - What fruit has its seeds on the outside?
#1620 - It's the only vegetable or fruit that is never sold frozen, canned, processed, cooked, or in any other form but fresh. What is it?
#1621 - There's one "sport" in which neither the spectators nor the participants know the score or the leader until the contest ends. What is it?
#1622 - Name the only sport in which the ball is always in possession of the team on defense, and the offensive team can score without touching the ball?
#1623 - Where are the lakes that are referred to in the "Los Angeles Lakers?"
#1624 - Start with two pitchers, each half full of water. Can you put all of this water into one large pail, and be able to tell which came from which pitcher? You cannot use dividers or the pitchers.
#1625 - There was a man who wanted to prove his love to his wife. So, he climbed the highest mountain, swam the deepest ocean and walked the biggest desert.
#1626 - The day before yesterday, Chris was 7 years old. Next year, she'll turn 10. How is this possible?
#1627 - Two women and two doctors walk into an ice cream parlor. They each order an ice cream cone. When their ice creams come, there is only 1 strawberry,1 chocolate and 1 vanilla.
#1628 - Imagine you are in a room, no doors windows or anything,
#1629 - If a man is trapped in a room. There are no doors no windows how did he get out?
#1630 - Which word is the odd one out:
#1631 - What happens only in the middle of each month, in all of the seasons, except
#1632 - Why are 1999 ten pound notes worth more than 1993 ten pound notes?
#1633 - What ends in a 'w' but has no end?