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  1. A boy is stuck on a deserted island. There is a bridge to connect the island to the mainland. Halfway across the bridge there is a guard. The guard will not let anyone from the mainland to the island, or anyone from the island to the mainland. If the guard catches someone, he sends him or her back. The guard sleeps for 30 seconds and then is awake for 5 minutes. The island is surrounded by man-eating sharks, and the boy does not have anything with him except for his own shirt and his pants. It takes the boy 1 minute to cross the bridge. How does he cross the bridge without getting caught?

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  2. How was mail delivered in the days of the Old West?

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  3. Every day, a cyclist crosses the border between Spain and France carrying a bag. No matter how much custom officials investigate him, they do not know what he is smuggling. Do you?

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  4. What two colors make green?

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  5. What moves forwards and backwards but has no legs, it cannot talk, it cannot walk, it doesn't slither or crawl across the floor either. It comes in different shapes, sizes and colours. What is it?

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  6. This is an unusual paragraph. I'm curious how quickly you can find out what is so unusual about it. It looks so plain you would think nothing was wrong with it. In fact, nothing is wrong with it! It is unusual though. Study it, and think about it, but you still may not find anything odd. But if you work at it a bit, you might find out.

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  7. A man ran through a stop sign. Two police officers saw him and just sat there. Why?

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  8. A cowboy rides into town on Friday, stays for three days, then leaves on Friday. How did he do it?

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  9. There is a fire in a 12 storey building. A man panics and jumps out of the window. How does he survive?

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  10. What is the singular form of the word "dice?"

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

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  12. 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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  1. How many seconds are in a year?

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  2. A red house is made from red bricks. A blue house is made from blue bricks. A yellow house is made from yellow bricks. What is a green house made from?

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  3. How can you go from DINER to MENUS, changing one letter at a time and forming another English word in each step?

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  4. The fishmonger is 1.8 meters tall. He wears size 8 shoe and wears XXL shirts. What does he weigh?

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  5. Two mothers and two daughters went out to eat, everyone ate one burger, yet only three burgers were eaten. How is this possible?

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  6. Are the Nobel prizes awarded every year, every 5 years or every 10 years?

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  7. What does it mean to "let the cat out of the bag'?

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

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  9. A tennis ball has rolled its way down into a hole. This particular hole is extremely deep and has a sharp bend in the middle, making the ball impossible to retrieve by hand. The ground around the hole is made of hard clay, so digging the ball out isn't an option. What could you use to get the ball out?

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  10. Pinkie Pinkerton lived in a pink one story house on Pink Street. The walls were pink, the roof was pink, the carpet was pink, the flowers were pink, the pictures were pink, the furniture was pink, the bathroom was pink, her stuff was pink, the yard was pink, even her cat was pink. EVERYTHING was pink. So what colour were the stairs in Pinkie Pinkerton's house?

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  11. Which of the seven continents is the largest in size?

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  12. 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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  13. The red house is on one side and the blue is on the other, where is the white house?

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