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Riddles Brain Teasers Good Brain Teasers Math Brain Teasers 1)

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1) If it takes twenty minutes to hard-boil one goose egg, how longwill it take to hard-boil four goose eggs?e 20 minutes, 4 eggs can be boiled at the same time.2) Is there a 4th of July in England? Yes or No?....Yes. It comes right after the 3rd. 3) Some months have 31 days. How many have 28?.....Twelve (12). All of them have at least 28 days.4) Can a man in California marry his widow's sister?....No. He must be dead if it is his widow. 6) A doctor gives you three pills and tells you to take one every half an hour. How long will the pills last?......One hour. If you take the first pill at 1:00, the second at1:30, and the third at 2:00, the pills have run out and only onehourhas passed. 7) A farmer has 17 sheep. All but 9 of them die. How many sheepareleft?..... Nine (9). Like I said, all BUT nine die.9) A butcher in the market is 5' 10 tall. What does he weigh?..... Meat ... that is self-explanatory.1) A big fat Indian and a small thin Indian were sitting outside ateepee, each smoking a pipe. The little Indian was the son of the bigIndian, but the big Indian was not the little Indian's father. HowcomeThe big Indian was the little Indian's mother.2) Mary's husband's father-in-law is Mary's husband's brother'sbrother-in-law, and Mary's sister-in-law is Mary's brother'sstepmother. How did this happen?Mary's father married the sister of Mary's husband.
4) A sparrow has fallen into a hole in a rock. The hole measuresthree inches in diameter and is three feet deep. Due to the depth of the hole, the sparrow cannot be reached by hand. We cannot usesticks or canes, because we could hurt the bird. How can you getthe bird out?By gradually pouring sand into the hole. The bird will keep movingso that it is not buried in the sand, forcing it higher until it comesout.
A ribbon is 30 inches long. If you cut it with a pair of scissors intoone-inch pieces, how many snips would it take?Twenty-nine snips. The last two inches are divided by one snip.Back to brain teasers
If you have it, you want to share it. If you share it,you don't have it. What is it?A secret. The more you have of it, the less you see. What is it?DarknessWhat book was once owned by only the wealthy, but now everyone can haveit? You can't buy it in a bookstore or take it from a library.A telephone book.What gets whiter the dirtier that it gets?A chalkboardWhat happened in the middle of the twentieth century that will not happenagain for 4,000 years? The year 1961 can be read upside down and that won't happen again until6009!What has to be broken before it can be used?An egg.How many bricks does it take to complete a building made of brick?Only one, the last one.Big as a biscuit, deep as a cup, even a river can't fill it up. What is it?A kitchen strainer.What goes up and never comes down? Your age.What's the greatest worldwide use of cowhide? To cover cows.What has feet and legs, and nothing else?StockingsWhat grows when it eats, but dies when it drinks?A candle. You heard me before, yet you hear me again. Then I die, 'til you call meagain. What am I?An echo There is a man standing over a dead body in a coffin, and another man walksin and asks, who's in the coffin. The first man replies, brothers and sisters, Ihave none, but this man's father is my fathers son. Who's in the coffin?His son Two boxers are in a boxing match (regular boxing, not kick boxing). The fightis scheduled for 12 rounds but ends after 6 rounds, after one boxer knocksout the other boxer. Yet no man throws a punch. How is this possible? They were women boxing.
Before Mount Everest was discovered, what was the highestmountain on Earth?Mt.Everest
Can a man legally marry his widow's sister in the state of California?No, he's deadClara Clatter was born on December 27th, yet her birthday is alwaysin the summer. How is this possible?She lived in the southern hemisphere.How many times can you subtract the number 5 from 25?Once, because after you subtract it's not 25 anymore.How much dirt is in a hole 4 feet deep and 2 feet wide?There is no dirt in a hole.I know a word of letters three, add two and fewer there will be.FewIf a rooster laid a brown egg and a white egg, what kind of chickswould hatch?Roosters don't lay eggs.If two's company and three's a crowd, what are four and five?9If you were in a dark room with a candle, a woodstove, a match anda gas lamp which do you light first?The matchNo sooner spoken than broken. What is it?Silence or a promise.Some months have 30 days, some months have 31 days; how manyhave 28?Every month has at least 28 days.Take off my skin -- I won't cry, but you will! What am I?An onion.The more it dries, the wetter it gets. What is it?A towel.What can go up and come down without moving?The temperature.What can pass before the sun without making a shadow?The Earth.What can you catch but not throw?A cold.What crime is punishable if attempted, but is not punishable if committed?SuicideWhat do the numbers 11, 69, and 88 all have in common?They can all be flipped and still be the same.What do you serve that you can't eat?A tennis ball or guests.What do you throw out when you want to use it, but take in whenyou don't want to use it?A fishing line.What grows up while growing down?A plant.What one word has the most letters in it?Alphabet.What starts with a T, ends with a T, and has T in it?A teapot.What travels around the world yet stays in one corner?A stamp.

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