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There is an ancient invention still used in some parts of the world today that allows people to see through walls. What is it?

Answer: A Window.

If it takes Alicia 3 hours to paint a fence, and it takes Mark 6 hours to complete the same job. How long would it take both of them working together at their normal paces to complete the same job?

Answer: Two hours. Alicia can complete 1/3 of the job in one hour and Mark can complete 1/6 of the job in one hour; therefore, together they can complete 1/3 plus 1/6 or 1/2 of the job in one hour. Consequently, the entire job can be completed in just two hours. Or, you can figure it by saying (a x b)/(a b)=time spent.

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?

Answer: The horse operates a mill and travels in a circular clockwise direction. The two outside legs will travel a greater distance than the two inside legs.

If you divide thirty by a half and then add ten , what would your answer be?

Answer: Seventy. When dividing by fractions, you multiply by the reciprocal. Or if you used a calculator: (30 / .5) = 60 10 = 70

The 22nd and 24th presidents of the United States had the same mother and the same father, but were not brothers. How can this be possible?

Answer: It was the same man. Grover Cleveland served 2 nonconsecutive terms.

A man takes a barrel that weighs 20 pounds, and then puts something in it. It now weighs less than 20 pounds. What did he put in the barrel?

Answer: A Hole.

Elmer Johnson went to the hardware store to make a purchase for his house. He asked the store clerk, "How much will one cost?" The clerk thought for a moment and said, "Three dollars." Elmer Johnson, who looked a little puzzled said, "Well then, how much will twelve cost?" "Six dollars," replied the clerk. Elmer Johnson scratched his head and said, "If I were to purchase two hundred, how much would that cost?" "That," said the clerk, "will cost you nine dollars." What was Elmer Johnson buying?

Answer: He was buying house numbers.

Brothers or sisters have I none, but that mans father is my fathers son. Who is that man?

Answer: I am my fathers son, so that man's father must be me. So that man must be my son.

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. What am I?

Answer: A Cat.

The more there is the less you see.

Answer: Darkness.

The sharp slim blade, that cuts the wind. What is it?

Answer: A blade of grass.

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?

Answer: A last name.

Jason was really excited when he saw his name on his friends calendar. Can you figure out where he saw it?

Answer: He was looking at the first letters of these months: JASON = July, August, September, October, November

A man was digging and found a block of ice with two people in it. Immediatly, he knew it was Adam and Eve. How did he know?

Answer: They had no belly buttons.

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. What am I?

Answer: Your hair.

Where on Earth do the winds always blow from the South?

Answer: The North Pole.

Sally and her younger brother were fighting. Their mother was tired of the fighting, and decided to punish them by making them stand on the same piece of newspaper in such a way that they couldn't touch each other. How did she accomplish this?

Answer: Sally's mother slid a newspaper under a door and made Sally stand on one side of the door and her brother on the other.

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. But one day Mark thought of something to challenge Billy to do - somethimg he could start but never finish. The average man could do it and so could Mark and they were both the same sex and the same size. It is a physical challenge. Can you figure out what it was?

Answer: Mark challenged Billy to get a tan, but he couldn't...Billy is an albino.

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 persons could have seen the bill. One was the maid; the other was the butler.

The maid told him that she had hidden it for safekeeping under a green book that was on the desk. But when they looked the bill was not there.

The butler said he had found the bill where the maid had left it. He had placed it inside the book, where he thought there was less chance that somebody would find it. He had written down the page numbers so that he would not forget them. The bill was between pages 35 and 36, he said. But when they looked, there was no money in the book.

After Mr. Ellis had talked to the maid and the butler, he called the police. He was sure he knew who had taken the money. Who was it, and how did he know?

Answer: The butler did it. Mr. Ellis knew the butler was lying because pages 35 and 36 in a book are always printed on opposite sides of the same piece of paper.

What demands an answer, but asks no question?

Answer: A Telephone.

If you have six men and they each had six baskets. Each basket has six cats inside and each cat has six kittens. Assuming all are whole and healthy, how many legs are there?

Answer: 6,060. There are six men who each have six baskets. This equals 36 baskets. Each basket has six cats which equals 216 cats. Each cat has six kittens which equals 1,296 kittens. Therefore the kittens represent 5,184 legs. The cats represent 864 legs. The men represent 12 legs. The sum total is 6,060 legs.

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?

Answer: When the sentry went into the tower, she would start to cross into Switzerland, and when he came out, she would start to walk back into Germany. When he saw her, he would tell her to turn back into Switzerland.

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?

Answer: She is 12.

A word I know,
Six letters it contains,
Subtract just one,
And twelve is what remains.

Answer: A Dozen.

It has no top or bottom but it can hold flesh, bones and blood all at the same time. What is this object?

Answer: A Ring.

If you have two coins which total 35 cents and one of the coins is not a dime, what are the two coins?

Answer: A quarter and a dime. One coin is not a dime, but the other one is.

I know what my job is,
The point has been made.
You say I have a big head,
And you're right, I'm afraid.
Put me in my place,
And then leave me alone. Is someone to drive me home.

Answer: A Nail.

Weight in my belly, trees on my back, nails in my ribs, but feet I do lack. What am I?

Answer: A Boat.

Two men were playing tennis. They played five sets and each man won three sets. How could that be?

Answer: The two men were partners playing doubles.

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."
What color suit is each man wearing?

Answer: Since none of the men are wearing the color of suit that corresponds to their names, and Mr. Red was replying to the man in the blue suit, it had to be Mr. Green to whom he replied. We then know that Mr.Green is wearing a blue suit. Therefore, Mr. Red is wearing a green suit and Mr. Blue is wearing a red suit.

I am the fountain from which no one can drink.
For many I am considered a necessary link.
Like gold to all I am sought for,
But my continued death brings wealth for all to want more.
What am I?

Answer: Oil.

Sue is traveling by ship from south of the equator to the north. She has a nice little cabin with a bathroom, but no window. Sue has no compass nor other instruments. Just the general luggage one brings on board a long cruise. Yet, without leaving her room or talking with anyone, Sue will be able to tell when the ship has crossed the equator. How?

Answer: Sue can fill the sink and watch it drain. When the water reverses direction when going down the drain, she will know they have crossed the equator.

There is a town in Texas where 5% of all the people living there have unlisted phone numbers. If you selected 100 names at random from the town's phone directory, on average, how many of these people would have unlisted phone numbers?

Answer: None. You will not find unlisted phone numbers in a phone directory.

What is very unusual about the following words?

Answer: They all end in O-U-G-H, and none of them rhyme.

Dark with white markings,
And smooth like a rock.
Where learning occurs,
I help convey thought.
What am I?

Answer: A Blackboard or Chalkboard.

Buckets, Barrels, Baskets, Cans.
What must you fill with empty hands.

Answer: Gloves.

Which would see most clearly in total darkness? A bat, a tiger, or an owl.

Answer: None. In total darkness it is impossible to see anything.

How high would you have to count before you would use the letter A in the English language spelling of a whole number.

Answer: One thousand. If you answered one hundred and one, it is incorrect. The number 101 should be spelled one hundred one.

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.

Answer: Water, fire, earth, wind.

What runs around all day then lies under the bed with its tongue hanging out?

Answer: A Shoe.

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?

Answer: Nine Years.

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.
Alice asks the lion what day it is, he says, "Well yesterday was one of my lieing days." Well Alice cant figure it out just from the Lions answer so she asks the unicorn and the unicorn says, "Yesterday was also one of my lieing days."
What day is it?

Answer: Thursday.

Which clock works best, the one that loses a minute a day, or the one that doesn't work at all?

Answer:The one that doesn't work is best as it will always be correct twice a day, but the one that loses a minute a day will not be correct again for 720 days (losing 720 minutes or 12 hours).

I know a word of letters three, add two and fewer there will be?

Answer: Few.

My thunder rolls beneath me, my lightning flares above. I dust the crust, and when I bust, all I touch will I shove. What am I?

Answer: A volcano.

A quick test of intelligence. Don't cheat! Because if you do, the test will be no fun.
There are no Tricks to the test. Read this sentence:
Now count aloud the F's in that sentence. Important, count them ONLY ONCE: do not go back and count them again

Answer: One of average intelligence finds three of them. If you spotted four, you're above average. If you got five, you can turn your nose at most anybody. If you caught six, you are a genius. There is no catch. Many people forget the "OF"'s. The human brain tends to see them as V's and not F's.

How many three cent stamps are in a dozen?

Answer: Most people will answer four, but of course there are 12 three cent stamps in a dozen.

I am a box that holds keys without locks, yet they can unlock your soul. What am I?

Answer: A Piano.




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