Riddles that’ll make you think
(Answers at the end)
1)A black man dressed all in black, wearing a black mask, stands at acrossroads in a totally black-painted town. All of the streetlights in townare broken. There is no moon. A black-painted car without headlightsdrives straight toward him, but turns in time and doesn't hit him. How didthe driver know to swerve?2)A man was born in 1964 and died in 1984 at the age of 25. How is thispossible?3)An encyclopedia consists of ten volumes (sitting next to each other, inorder, on a shelf). Each volume contains one thousand pages. Excluding thecovers of each volume, how many pages are between the first page of theencyclopedia and the last?4)What do you call a man who was born in Columbus, raised in Cincinnati, anddied in Chicago?
If you had one match and entered a room in which there was a kerosenelamp, an oil burner, and a wood burning stove, which would you light first?6)If a doctor gave you three pills and told you to take one every half hour,how long would they last you?7)Divide 30 by 1/2 and add 10. What is the answer?8)In North Carolina, is it legal for a man to marry his widow's sister?9)There was once a soldier who had a brother that was wounded in battle.But, the wounded man did not have a brother! How could that be?10) If a red house is made of red bricks and a yellow house is made of yellowbricks, what is a green house made of?11)Alice and Kimberly are chatting in the living room. Alice gets an idea andsays, “I can make you get out of that chair by the time I finish running 3circles around you” Kimberly says, “Easy, you’ll pinch me and force me toget up” Alice says, “No, I won’t even touch the air around you. I will make you get up by your own will” Kimberly accepts the challenge. Alice wins, howdid she do it?12)While on my way to St. Ives,I met a man with seven wives.Each wife had seven sacks;Each sack had seven cats;Each cat had seven kittens.Kittens, cats, sacks, wives;How many were going to St. Ives?