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2. Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.

3. Termites are affected by music; the termites will eat your house twice as fast if you play them loud music.

4. It has been estimated that 17% of human beings are left handed which is roughly the same figure as for gorillas and chimpanzees.

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6. For each second of operation during lift-off the space shuttle's engines consume enough fuel to power two million cars.

7. You use an average of 43 muscles for afrown and you use an average of 17 muscles for a smile, and they say every two thousand frowns creates one wrinkle.

8. If you think of the Milky Way as being the size of the continent of Asia, our solar system would be the size of a penny.

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[ ANSWERS ARE JUST BELOW THE QUESTIONS]

Two convicts are locked in a cell. There is an unbarred window high up in the cell. No matter if they stand on the bed or one on top of the other they can't reach the window to escape. They then decide to tunnel out. However, they give up with the tunneling because it will take too long. Finally one of the convicts figures out how to escape from the cell.

What is his plan?

Ans.

They piled the dirt dug out of the tunnel and climbed out the window from the top of the pile.

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2.

Use the digits 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 once only, in this multiplication sum to make it correct.

? ?

x ?

-------

? ? ?

Ans.

5 4

x 3

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162

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3.

A boat is at anchor. Over the side hangs a rope ladder with rungs a foot apart. The tide rises at a rate of 10 inches per hour. At the end of six hours, how much of the rope ladder will remain above water, assuming that 10 feet were above the water when the tide began to rise?

Ans.

Since the boat is afloat, the water level in relation to the ship stays the same. Therefore, 10 feet are above water, just as the beginning!

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4.

Little Johnny buys 10 trees at a local nursery. How does he plant these 10 trees in 5 rows with 4 in each row?

Ans.

Draw a 5 pointed star. Plant one tree at each point and one tree where the sides intersect.

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5.

When asked how old she was, Mary replied, "In two years I will be twice as old as I was five years ago." How old is she?

Ans.

12 yrs old

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6.

A man gave one son 10 cents and another son was given 15 cents. What time is it?

Ans.

1:45. The man gave away a total of 25 cents. He divided it between two people. Therefore, he gave a quarter to two.

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7.

A snail is at the bottom of a well 30 feet deep. It crawls up 3 feet each day, but at night, it slips down 2 feet. How long does it take for the snail to crawl out the well?

Ans.

28 days. Once it reaches the top, it does not slip down 2 feet.

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8.

A man died and went to Heaven. There were thousands of other people there. They were all naked and all looked as they died at the age of 21. He looked around to see if there was anyone he recognized. He saw a couple and he knew immediately that they were Adam and Eve. How did he know?

Ans.

He recognized Adam and Eve as the only people without navels. Because they were not born of women, they had never had umbilical cords, and therefore they never had navels.

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9.

Is it legal for a man in California to marry his widow's sister? Why or why not?

Ans.

No, because he is dead (that is why his wife is a widow).

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10.

My brother, the local bus driver, was telling me that recently he was driving a bus full of people and no-one got off on the way. However, at the end of the journey, there was not a single person left on the bus. How?

Ans.

Everyone on the bus was married and therefore not single.

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11.

The more you take the more you leave behind.What are they?

Ans.

Footsteps.

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12.

If I were in Hawaii and dropped a bowling ball in a bucket of water which is 45 degrees F, and dropped another ball of the same weight, mass,and size in a bucket at 30 degrees F, both of them at the same time, which ball would hit the bottom of the bucket first?

Ans.

the ball in the bucket of 45 degree F water hits the bottom of the bucket last. Did you think that the water in the 30 degree F bucket is frozen? Think again. The question said nothing about that bucket having anything in it. Therefore, there is no water (or ice) to slow the ball down...

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13.

If you had only one match, on a freezing winter day, and you entered a room which contained a lamp, a kerosene heater, and a

wood burning stove, which should you light first.

Ans.

The match.

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14.

If 2 hours ago it was as long after one o'clock in the afternoon as it was before one o'clock in the morning. What time would it be now?

Ans.

Nine o'clock. Since there are 12 hours between the 2 times, and half of that time is six, then the halfway mark would have to be 7 o'clock. If it were 7 o'clock, two hours ago, the time would now be nine o'clock.

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15.

What question can you never truely answer "yes" to?

Ans.

Are you sleeping?

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16.

Translate the following group of letters:

YYYMEN

Ans.

Three Wise Men

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17.

There was a guy who had a Fox, a Chicken, and a bag of Grain.He had to cross a river to get back home, but he could only take one

item with him at a time. He could only take the fox, or the grain, or the chicken. Well, if you leave a chicken and a fox on one side

of the river while taking the bag of grain across, the fox will eat the chicken, same thing with the chicken and the grain.Can't leave those two alone or the chicken will eat the grain. how do you get them all across the river safely?

Ans.

Take the chicken first and come back. Get the grain, take it

across and take the chicken back with you. Leave the chicken and

take the fox and come back. Get the chicken...

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18.

Two boxers are in a boxing match (regular boxing, not kick boxing). The fight is scheduled for 12 rounds but ends after 6 rounds, after one boxer knocks out the other boxer. Yet no man throws a punch.

How is this possible?

Ans.

They are female boxers.

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19.

If Susan is 10, Arabella is 20, Richard and Neal are both 10, but Jim is 5,how much is Jennifer by the same system?

Ans.

Jennifer is fifteen, in a system that awards five for each vowel

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20.

Farmer Joe came to town with some watermelons. He sold half of them plus half a melon, and found that he had one whole melon left.

How many melons did he take to town?

Ans.

He took 3 melons to town

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21.

What goes around the world and stays in a corner?

Ans.

A Stamp

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22.

A local school teacher wanted to share 703 sweets equally between the pupils, if there were more than 20 pupils, how many sweets did each receive?

Ans.

19 sweets for the 37 pupils.

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23.

You're driving a bus that is leaving from Los Angeles and ending in San Francisco.

To start off with, there were 32 passengers on the bus.At the next bus stop, 11 people get off and 9 people get on.At the next bus stop, 2 people got off and 2 people got on.At the next bus stop, 12 people got on and 16 people got off.At the next bus stop, 5 people got on and 3 people got off.

What color are the bus driver's eyes?

Ans.

Since you are driving the bus,

the colour of the bus driver's eyes is your eye colour.

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24.

On a fine sunny day a ship was in the harbor. All of a sudden the ship began to sink. There was no storm and nothing wrong with the ship yet it sank right in front of the spectators eyes.What caused the ship to sink?

Ans.

The "Submarine" Captain ordered the crew to dive.

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25.

What turns everything around, but does not move?

Ans.

A Mirror

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26.

A carpenter agrees to work on the condition that he is paid 2 units for everyday that he works, while he forfeits 3 units for everyday that he does not work. At the end of 30 days he finds that he has paid out exactly as much as he has received.

How many days did he work?

Ans.

He worked on 18 days and did not work on 12 days

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26.

It's always 1 to 6,

it's always 15 to 20,

it's always 5,

but it's never 21,

unless it's flying.

What is this?

Ans.

A DICE

"It's always 1 to 6": the numbers on the faces of the dice,

"it's always 15 to 20": the sum of the exposed faces when the dice comes to rest after being thrown

"it's always 5": the number of exposed faces when the dice is at rest,

"but it's never 21": the sum of the exposed faces is never 21 when the dice is at rest,

"unless it's flying": the sum of all exposed faces when the dice is flying is 21 (1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6).

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27.

What is the next letter in the series: "B, C, D, E, G, ..."?

and Why?

Ans.

The next letter would be ... P.

They all rhyme.

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28.

I went into the woods and got it I sat down to seek it I brought it home with me because I couldn't find it

Ans.

A Splinter

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29.

Two words,

my answer is only two words.

To keep me,

you must give me

Ans.

Your Word

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30.

What goes with you up and down the stairs without moving??

Ans.

Railing.

**1.**Two convicts are locked in a cell. There is an unbarred window high up in the cell. No matter if they stand on the bed or one on top of the other they can't reach the window to escape. They then decide to tunnel out. However, they give up with the tunneling because it will take too long. Finally one of the convicts figures out how to escape from the cell.

What is his plan?

Ans.

They piled the dirt dug out of the tunnel and climbed out the window from the top of the pile.

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2.

Use the digits 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 once only, in this multiplication sum to make it correct.

? ?

x ?

-------

? ? ?

Ans.

5 4

x 3

----

162

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3.

A boat is at anchor. Over the side hangs a rope ladder with rungs a foot apart. The tide rises at a rate of 10 inches per hour. At the end of six hours, how much of the rope ladder will remain above water, assuming that 10 feet were above the water when the tide began to rise?

Ans.

Since the boat is afloat, the water level in relation to the ship stays the same. Therefore, 10 feet are above water, just as the beginning!

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4.

Little Johnny buys 10 trees at a local nursery. How does he plant these 10 trees in 5 rows with 4 in each row?

Ans.

Draw a 5 pointed star. Plant one tree at each point and one tree where the sides intersect.

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5.

When asked how old she was, Mary replied, "In two years I will be twice as old as I was five years ago." How old is she?

Ans.

12 yrs old

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6.

A man gave one son 10 cents and another son was given 15 cents. What time is it?

Ans.

1:45. The man gave away a total of 25 cents. He divided it between two people. Therefore, he gave a quarter to two.

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7.

A snail is at the bottom of a well 30 feet deep. It crawls up 3 feet each day, but at night, it slips down 2 feet. How long does it take for the snail to crawl out the well?

Ans.

28 days. Once it reaches the top, it does not slip down 2 feet.

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8.

A man died and went to Heaven. There were thousands of other people there. They were all naked and all looked as they died at the age of 21. He looked around to see if there was anyone he recognized. He saw a couple and he knew immediately that they were Adam and Eve. How did he know?

Ans.

He recognized Adam and Eve as the only people without navels. Because they were not born of women, they had never had umbilical cords, and therefore they never had navels.

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9.

Is it legal for a man in California to marry his widow's sister? Why or why not?

Ans.

No, because he is dead (that is why his wife is a widow).

-----------------------------------------

10.

My brother, the local bus driver, was telling me that recently he was driving a bus full of people and no-one got off on the way. However, at the end of the journey, there was not a single person left on the bus. How?

Ans.

Everyone on the bus was married and therefore not single.

----------------------------------------

11.

The more you take the more you leave behind.What are they?

Ans.

Footsteps.

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12.

If I were in Hawaii and dropped a bowling ball in a bucket of water which is 45 degrees F, and dropped another ball of the same weight, mass,and size in a bucket at 30 degrees F, both of them at the same time, which ball would hit the bottom of the bucket first?

Ans.

the ball in the bucket of 45 degree F water hits the bottom of the bucket last. Did you think that the water in the 30 degree F bucket is frozen? Think again. The question said nothing about that bucket having anything in it. Therefore, there is no water (or ice) to slow the ball down...

*I suppose Hawaii had nothing to with it either!!*--------------------------------------

13.

If you had only one match, on a freezing winter day, and you entered a room which contained a lamp, a kerosene heater, and a

wood burning stove, which should you light first.

Ans.

The match.

----------------------------------------

14.

If 2 hours ago it was as long after one o'clock in the afternoon as it was before one o'clock in the morning. What time would it be now?

Ans.

Nine o'clock. Since there are 12 hours between the 2 times, and half of that time is six, then the halfway mark would have to be 7 o'clock. If it were 7 o'clock, two hours ago, the time would now be nine o'clock.

----------------------------------------

15.

What question can you never truely answer "yes" to?

Ans.

Are you sleeping?

----------------------------------------

16.

Translate the following group of letters:

YYYMEN

Ans.

Three Wise Men

-------------------------------------------

17.

There was a guy who had a Fox, a Chicken, and a bag of Grain.He had to cross a river to get back home, but he could only take one

item with him at a time. He could only take the fox, or the grain, or the chicken. Well, if you leave a chicken and a fox on one side

of the river while taking the bag of grain across, the fox will eat the chicken, same thing with the chicken and the grain.Can't leave those two alone or the chicken will eat the grain. how do you get them all across the river safely?

Ans.

Take the chicken first and come back. Get the grain, take it

across and take the chicken back with you. Leave the chicken and

take the fox and come back. Get the chicken...

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18.

Two boxers are in a boxing match (regular boxing, not kick boxing). The fight is scheduled for 12 rounds but ends after 6 rounds, after one boxer knocks out the other boxer. Yet no man throws a punch.

How is this possible?

Ans.

They are female boxers.

--------------------------------------------

19.

If Susan is 10, Arabella is 20, Richard and Neal are both 10, but Jim is 5,how much is Jennifer by the same system?

Ans.

Jennifer is fifteen, in a system that awards five for each vowel

----------------------------------------------

20.

Farmer Joe came to town with some watermelons. He sold half of them plus half a melon, and found that he had one whole melon left.

How many melons did he take to town?

Ans.

He took 3 melons to town

------------------------------------------------

21.

What goes around the world and stays in a corner?

Ans.

A Stamp

----------------------------------------------

22.

A local school teacher wanted to share 703 sweets equally between the pupils, if there were more than 20 pupils, how many sweets did each receive?

Ans.

19 sweets for the 37 pupils.

--------------------------------------------

23.

You're driving a bus that is leaving from Los Angeles and ending in San Francisco.

To start off with, there were 32 passengers on the bus.At the next bus stop, 11 people get off and 9 people get on.At the next bus stop, 2 people got off and 2 people got on.At the next bus stop, 12 people got on and 16 people got off.At the next bus stop, 5 people got on and 3 people got off.

What color are the bus driver's eyes?

Ans.

Since you are driving the bus,

the colour of the bus driver's eyes is your eye colour.

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24.

On a fine sunny day a ship was in the harbor. All of a sudden the ship began to sink. There was no storm and nothing wrong with the ship yet it sank right in front of the spectators eyes.What caused the ship to sink?

Ans.

The "Submarine" Captain ordered the crew to dive.

---------------------------------------------

25.

What turns everything around, but does not move?

Ans.

A Mirror

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26.

A carpenter agrees to work on the condition that he is paid 2 units for everyday that he works, while he forfeits 3 units for everyday that he does not work. At the end of 30 days he finds that he has paid out exactly as much as he has received.

How many days did he work?

Ans.

He worked on 18 days and did not work on 12 days

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26.

It's always 1 to 6,

it's always 15 to 20,

it's always 5,

but it's never 21,

unless it's flying.

What is this?

Ans.

A DICE

"It's always 1 to 6": the numbers on the faces of the dice,

"it's always 15 to 20": the sum of the exposed faces when the dice comes to rest after being thrown

"it's always 5": the number of exposed faces when the dice is at rest,

"but it's never 21": the sum of the exposed faces is never 21 when the dice is at rest,

"unless it's flying": the sum of all exposed faces when the dice is flying is 21 (1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6).

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27.

What is the next letter in the series: "B, C, D, E, G, ..."?

and Why?

Ans.

The next letter would be ... P.

They all rhyme.

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28.

I went into the woods and got it I sat down to seek it I brought it home with me because I couldn't find it

Ans.

A Splinter

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29.

Two words,

my answer is only two words.

To keep me,

you must give me

Ans.

Your Word

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30.

What goes with you up and down the stairs without moving??

Ans.

Railing.