- If you have me, you want to share me. If you share me you don’t have me. What am I?
Ans: A secret
- Turn me on my side and I am everything. Cut me half and I am nothing. What am I?
Ans: When turn on the side, the number 8 portrays the infinity sign, but when it is cut in half number 8 becomes two zeros.
- A rebus is a pictogram that represents a word, phrase or saying. For example, “R+R” stands for summer (sum R). Identify the phrase or word that is hidden under the following rebus: O_ER_T_O_?
Ans: The letters missing in O_ER_T_O_ spell out as “PAIN”. Thus, the rebus stands for “Painless Operation”.
- You are stuck into a dark room with a wood stove, gas lamp and a candle. You only have one match, so what will you light first?
Ans: You will light the match first.
- Can you name three consecutive days without using Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday?
Ans: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
- A man rode out of town on Sunday, he stayed the whole night at a relative’s place and rode back to his town on the next day on Sunday. How is this possible?
Ans: His horse was called Sunday
- I can be cracked; I can be made. I can be told; I can be played. What am I?
Ans: A joke
- I am full of holes but I can still hold water. What am I?
Ans: A sponge
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- I have seas without water, coasts without sand, towns without people and mountains without land. What am I?
An: A map
- What begins with T, end with T and has T in it?
Ans: A teapot
- Mary was born on December 25th, yet her birthday is always in the summer. How is this possible?
Ans: Mary lives in Southern Hemisphere.
- On which day of the year do fewest people die?
Ans: 29th February
- I don’t have eyes, but once did I see. Once I had thought and dreamed but now, I am white and empty. What am I?
Ans: A skull
- What is always coming, but never arrives?
- A man shaves several times a day, yet he still has a beard. Who is this man?
Ans: A barber
- I am a mother and a father but have never given birth. I am rarely still, but I never wander. What am I?
Ans: A tree
- What five letter word becomes shorter when you add two letters to it?
- What disappears as soon as you say its name?
- How many bananas can you eat if your stomach is empty?
Ans: Just one after that it is not empty anymore.
- What belongs to you but other people use it more than you?
Ans: Your name
- David’s height is 6 feet, he is an assistant at butcher’s shop, and wears size 9 shoe. What does he weigh?
- What runs, but never walks. Murmurs, but never talks. Has a bed, but never sleeps. Has a mouth, but never eats.
Ans: A river
- What breaks and never falls, and what falls and never breaks?
Ans: Day breaks and night falls
- I speak without mouth and hear without ears. I have nobody, but come alive with wind. What am I?
Ans: An echo
- What is seen in the middle of March and April that can’t be seen at the beginning or end of either month?
Ans: The letter “R”
- You see a boat filled with people. It has not sunk, but when you look again you don’t see a single person on the boat. Why?
Ans: All the people were married
- I come from mine and get surrounded by woods always. Everyone uses me. What am I?
Ans: A pencil
- What makes you, young?
Ans: Adding letters “ng”
- What is 3/7th chicken, 2/3rd cat and 2/4th goat?
- Slayer of regrets, old and new, sought by many, found by few. What am I?
- What is greater than God, eviler than devil, the poor have it, the rich need it, and if you eat it, you will die?
- What English word has three consecutive double letters?
- I have keys, but no locks and space, and no rooms. You can enter, but you can’t go outside. What am I?
Ans: A keyboard
- A is the brother of B, B is the brother of C, C is the father of D. So how is D related to A?
Ans: A is D’s uncle
- What comes once in a minute, twice in a moment, but never comes in a thousand years?
Ans: The letter “M”