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  1. A girl is sitting in a house at night that has no lights on at all. There is no lamp, no candle, nothing. Yet she is reading. How?

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  2. A man walked all day long but only moved 2 feet. How is this possible?

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  3. One fine day in the middle of the night
    Two dead men got up to fight
    Back to back they faced each other
    Drew their swords and shot each other!
    What is wrong with this?

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  4. There was once a lazy man. His father was angry that he did not help in the fields and gave him a task to accomplish. He asked his son to bring him something to eat, something to drink, something to feed the pig and something that would grow a crop, all contained in one item. What did the son bring his father?

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  5. Finish this saying: "Don't make a mountain out of ..."

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  6. What word in Italian is used to greet someone and also bid them farewell?

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  7. How many sides does an octagon have?

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  8. What number can you take half of and leave nothing?

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  9. AJ, Celeste, Juan, Kara, Lily, and Randy all live on Redwood Avenue. Each of their house numbers has three digits, but the only digits in their house numbers are 2, 3, 5, and 6. The same digit may appear in one address more than once.
    AJ’s house number is Juan’s house number doubled.
    Juan lives next to Lily and right across from Randy.
    Randy’s number is the lowest on the street.
    Celeste’s number is a higher number than AJ’s but has the same three digits as his. They both have the same digit in the hundreds place.
    Kara’s house number is the reverse of Juan’s.
    What is each person’s street address?

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  10. A boy is walking around in a carnival and he sees a single man in a booth. He walks up to the man and asks what the booth is for. "Well," says the man, "I can write your exact weight on this slip of paper. If I get it wrong, I pay you $20. If I get it right, you pay me $20." The boy looks around, and seeing no scales, agrees. 5 minutes later, the man has gotten $20 from the boy. How?

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  1. Henry walked down the street and bumped into his old friend from university.
    "I haven't seen you for ages! I've married someone you wouldn't know." said the young friend . "This is our daughter!"
    "And what's your name, girl?" Henry asked the little girl who was holding his friend's hand.
    "It's the same as my mummy!" Said the girl.
    "Oh so it's Teagan, is it?" Henry asked.
    He was right! How did he know the girl's name?

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  2. A man is lying dead in the middle of a clearing, in the middle of a forest, in the middle of a puddle, in a scuba suit. How did he die?

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  3. Why is it illegal to bury a man living in South Carolina in North Carolina?

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  4. A farmer has a sack of grain, a chicken and a fox. He has to get them across the river and he can't go around or fly but he does have a boat. He can only take one thing at a time across the river. How can he get them across?

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  5. In a leap year how many days does February have?

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  6. Which of these does not dissolve in water: sugar, salt or oil?

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  7. You walk into a room with a match. In the room there is a stove, a heater and a candle. What do you light first?

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  8. A man went to sleep and he turned off the light. The next day when he woke up there were many dead people due to his actions the night before?

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  9. A rooster lays an egg on the top of the roof. Which way does it roll?

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  10. A man and his wife were driving in a car, when the wife's behaviour caused him to stop the car and rush to the nearest house. When he returned to the car, he found his poor wife at death's door and there was a stranger in the car with her. When the police arrived, they did not arrest or even question the stranger. How come?

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