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Category: Brain Teasers

  1. You just bought a cute rabbit at a pet store. The rabbit can breed once every month, and deliver 7 babies at a time. How many rabbits do you have after 12 months?

Ans: One, it takes two rabbits to breed.

  1. Mr. and Mrs. Arora have six daughters and each daughter has one brother. How many people are in the Arora family?

Ans: There are nine Aroras in the family. Since each daughter shares the same brother, there are six girls, one boy and Mr. and Mrs. Arora.

  1. What has six faces, but does not wear makeup, has twenty-one eyes, but cannot see? What is it?

Ans: A die (dice).

  1. How do you make the number 7 even without addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division?

Ans: Drop/Remove the “S”.

  1. Always in you, Sometimes on you; If I surround you, I can kill you. What am I?

Ans: Water.

  1. I am a word of six; my first three letters refer to an automobile; my last three letters refer to a household animal; my first four letters is a fish; my whole is found in your room. What am I?

Ans: A carpet.

  1. 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. What am I?

Ans: A chick in an egg.

  1. I’m not clothes but I cover your body; The more I’m used, the thinner I grow. What am I?

Ans: Bar of soap.

  1. A girl goes to her mother’s funeral and meets the man of her dreams but she doesn’t get his name or number. Nobody knows who the man is. Three days later the girl kills her own sister. Why?

Ans: To see if the man would come to her sister’s funeral.

  1. A woman is sitting in her hotel room when there is a knock at the door. She opens the door to find a man whom she has never seen before. The man said “oh I’m sorry, I thought this was my room.” He then went down the hallway and took the elevator. The woman went back into her room and phoned security. Why?

Ans: You don’t knock on the door of your own room.

Category: Logic

  1. How is it possible to always find what you’re looking for in the last place you look?

Ans: If you find what you are looking for then you would stop looking so it would be in the last place you look.

  1. George, Helen, and Steve are drinking coffee. Bert, Karen, and Dave are drinking soda. Using logic, is Elizabeth drinking coffee or soda?

Ans: Elizabeth is drinking coffee. The letter E appears twice in her name, as it does in the names of the others that are drinking coffee.

  1. If a wheel has 64 spokes, how many spaces are there between the spokes?

Ans: 64. The space that comes after the 64th spoke, would be just before the first spoke.

  1. What’s the least number of chairs you would need around a table to sit four fathers, two grandfathers, and four sons?

Ans: Four. The four fathers could be grandfathers and are definitely sons already.

  1. bcdfgh__?

Ans: J (this is a sequential list of consonants).

  1. What animal has no wings, but yet will fly?

Ans: A caterpillar has no wings, but will fly when it matures and becomes a butterfly.

  1. Ajay was cleaning the windows on the eighteenth floor of an office when there was a massive power failure. The electric hoist on his platform was immoblized. So how did he manage to get down before the power was restored?

Ans: Ajay walked down the stairs. He was cleaning the inside of the windows.

  1. 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. How come they didn’t complain?

Ans: One of the women was a doctor!

  1. I am a tick, I am usually black or white, You will find me on many clothing, People think I am cool. What am I?

Ans: The Nike Symbol.

  1. What is the next 3 letters in this riddle? o t t f f s s _ _ _

Ans: e n t They represent the first letter when writing the numbers one to ten.

Category: What am I?

  1. 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?

Ans: Fire

  1. I make two people out of one. What am I?

Ans: A mirror

  1. I am something people love or hate. I change peoples appearances and thoughts. If a person takes care of them self I will go up even higher. To some people I will fool them. To others I am a mystery. Some people might want to try and hide me but I will show. No matter how hard people try I will never go down. What am I?

Ans: Age

  1. I am white when I am dirty, and black when I am clean. What am I?

Ans: A blackboard.

  1. This is as light as a feather, yet no man can hold it for long. What am I?

Ans: Your Breath

  1. I have two hands, but I can not scratch myself. What am I?

Ans: A clock

  1. There was a green house. Inside the green house there was a white house Inside the white house there was a red house. Inside the red house there were lots of babies. What am I?

Ans: This is a watermelon.

  1. I’m white, and used for cutting and grinding. When I’m damaged, humans usually remove me or fill me. For most animals I am a useful tool. What am I?

Ans: A tooth!

  1. You use a knife to slice my head and weep beside me when I am dead. What am I?

Ans: An onion

  1. Until I am measured I am not known; yet how you miss me when I have flown. What Am I?

Ans: Time.

Category: Who/What is it?

  1. Who is that with a neck and no head, two arms and no hands? What is it?

Ans: A shirt

  1. Who always enjoys poor health?

Ans: A doctor

  1. A beggar’s brother died, but the man who died had no brother. How could that be?

Ans: The beggar was his sister!

  1. A father and son were in a car accident where the father was killed. The ambulance brought the son to the hospital. He needed immediate surgery. In the operating room, a doctor came in and looked at the little boy and said I can’t operate on him he is my son. Who is the doctor?

Ans: The Mother

  1. If you have me you want to share me, if you share me you won’t have me. What is it?

Ans: A secret

  1. I’m tall when I’m young and short when I’m old. What is it?

Ans: A candle

  1. I always run but never walk, I sometimes sing but cannot talk, No head on which a hat to place, You always look me in the face. What is it?

Ans: A clock

  1. What has 88 keys but can’t open a single door? What is it?

Ans: A piano

  1. It starts with M, ends with X, and has a never ending amount of letters. What is it?

Ans: A Mailbox

  1. They run in and out of the city all day and night but never get tired. What are they?

Ans: Roads

Category: Miscellaneous

  1. The more you take, the more you leave behind. What am I?

Ans: Footsteps

  1. What 8 letter word can have a letter taken away and it still makes a word. Take another letter away and it still makes a word. Keep on doing that until you have one letter left. What is the word?

Ans: The word is starting! starting, staring, string, sting, sing, sin, in, I.

  1. Can you name three consecutive days without using the words Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, or Sunday?

Ans: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow.

  1. A doctor and a bus driver are both in love with the same woman, an attractive girl named Apeksha. The bus driver had to go on a long bus trip that would last a week. Before he left, he gave Apeksha seven apples. Why?

Ans: An apple a day keeps the doctor away!

  1. What belongs to you, but other people use it more than you?

Ans: Your name

  1. What comes once in a minute, twice in a moment, but never in a thousand years?

Ans: The letter “m”

  1. What can point in every direction but can’t reach the destination by itself.

Ans: Your finger.

  1. What is black when you buy it, red when you use it, and gray when you throw it away?

Ans: Charcoal

  1. They have not flesh, nor feathers, nor scales, nor bone. Yet they have fingers and thumbs of their own. What are they?

Ans: Gloves

  1. What 7 letter word is spelled the same way backwards and forwards?

Ans: Racecar




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