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Great riddles

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Just a few riddles to juggle with our students' brain....

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Great riddles

  1. 1. Great Riddles Mr. Gonzalez Enjoy!!!!!!!!!!!
  2. 2. What can travel around the world while staying in a corner? A stamp.
  3. 3. What gets wetter and wetter the more it dries? A towel.
  4. 4. What kind of tree can you carry in your hand? A palm.
  5. 5. If you have me, you want to share me. If you share me, you haven't got me. What am I? Secret.
  6. 6. How many of each species did Moses take on the ark with him? None, Moses wasn't on the ark Noah was.
  7. 7. Take off my skin - I won't cry, but you will! What am I? An onion.
  8. 8. Imagine you are in a dark room. How do you get out? Stop imagining.
  9. 9. Who makes it, has no need of it. Who buys it, has no use for it. Who uses it can neither see nor feel it. What is it? A coffin.
  10. 10. A man is pushing his car along the road when he comes to a hotel. He shouts, "I'm bankrupt!" Why? He was playing Monopoly.
  11. 11. What invention lets you look right through a wall? A window
  12. 12. What is as light as a feather, but even the world's strongest man couldn't hold it for more than a few minute? His breath.
  13. 13. What is always coming but never arrives? Tomorrow.
  14. 14. Which weighs more, a pound of feathers or a pound of bricks? Neither, they both weigh one pound.
  15. 15. A basket contains 5 apples. Do you know how to divide them among 5 kids so that each one has an apple and one apple stays in the basket? Answer to this riddle goes as follows: 4 kids get an apple (one apple for each one of them) and the fifth kid gets an apple with the basket still containing the apple.
  16. 16. Hotel Bill Three people check into a hotel. They pay $30 to the manager and go to their room. The manager finds out that the room rate is $25 and gives the bellboy $5 to return to the guests. On the way to the room the bellboy reasons that $5 would be difficult to split among three people so he pockets $2 and gives $1 to each person. Now each person paid $10 and got back $1. So they paid $9 each, totaling $27. The bellboy has another $2, adding up to $29. Where is the remaining dollar?
  17. 17. Why can't a man living in the USA be buried in Canada? Why should a living man be buried?
  18. 18. A man builds a house rectangular in shape. All the sides have southern exposure. A big bear walks by. What color is the bear? Why? The bear is white since the house is built on the North Pole.
  19. 19. One big hockey fan claimed to be able to tell the score before any game. How did he do it? The score before any hockey game should be 0:0, shouldn't it?
  20. 20. Why do Chinese men eat more rice than Japanese men do? There are more Chinese men than Japanese men.
  21. 21. What word describes a woman who does not have all her fingers on one hand? Normal - I wouldn't be very happy if I had all my fingers (10) on one hand.
  22. 22. What has to be broken before it can be used? An egg.
  23. 23. What goes up and never comes down? Your age.
  24. 24. What is harder to catch the faster you run? Your breath!
  25. 25. Q: If a plane crashed on the border of England and Scotland, where would they bury the survivors? A: you don't bury survivors
  26. 26. There is father and son in a car. As it happens on the roads from time to time the have a terrible accident. They are both seriously injured and ambulances carry them to two different hospitals. The son is on a surgery table while the surgeon walks in and says: „I can't do the surgery on him he is my son!" How is it possible? The surgeon is a woman , son's mother.
  27. 27. A cowboy rode to an inn on Friday. He stayed two nights and left on Friday. How could that be? . His horse was called Friday
  28. 28. A hiker went without sleep for seven days and wasn't tired. How come? He slept at night.
  29. 29. If a plane crashed on the border of England and Scotland, where would they bury the survivors? you don't bury survivors
  30. 30. Before Mount Everest was discovered, what was the highest mountain on Earth? Mt.Everest
  31. 31. Bobby throws a ball as hard as he can. It comes back to him, even though nothing and nobody touches it. How? He throws it straight up.
  32. 32. How many blocks can you put in an empty box? One. After that it's not empty anymore.
  33. 33. How many bricks does it take to complete a building made of brick? Only one, the last one
  34. 34. If a chicken says, "All chickens are liars" is the chicken telling the truth? Chickens cannot talk
  35. 35. Two cops walked into a room with no windows and found a dead man who obviously hung himself from the ceiling, though they couldn't figure out how. There was no chair beneath him that he might have jumped off, of, or a table. Just a puddle of water. How did he do it? He stood on a block of ice.
  36. 36. What has no beginning, end, or middle? A doughnut.
  37. 37. A man and a woman were driving in their car when it broke down. The man decided to go for help at a gas station a few miles back. He made sure nobody was in the car, rolled all the windows up, and locked all of the sedan's doors. He went off, but when he came back, his wife was dead, and there was a stranger in the car. No physical damage was done to the car, so how did the stranger get in? The woman was pregnant and died during child birth and the stranger was the baby.
  38. 38. Akuna is 20 years old in 1980, but only 15 years old in 1985. How is this possible? The date is B.C.
  39. 39. What has holes but holds water? A sponge

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