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  1. 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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  2. An old man wanted to leave all of his money to one of his three sons, but he didn't know which one he should give it to. He gave each of them a few coins and told them to buy something that would be able to fill their living room. The first man bought straw, but there was not enough to fill the room. The second bought some sticks, but they still did not fill the room. The third man bought two things that filled the room, so he obtained his father's fortune. What were the two things that the man bought and what was able to fill the room?

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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. How many sides does a hepatgon have?

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  5. An old man had been browsing for some time. He finally walked up to the girl behind the counter and handed her a book. She looked at the tag on the inside cover and said, "That's 4.50 please." The man handed her the money and promptly walked away without the book. The girl saw him leave empty-handed but she didn't call out to him in any way. Why?

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  6. Scientists have proven that one side of a cat has more hair. Which side is it?

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  7. What material in nature is used to make glass?

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  8. When you eat a sweet potato, what part of the plant are you eating?

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  9. Name four days of the week that start with the letter "T"?

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  10. How can you get 10 horses in to 9 stables, bearing in mind that each horse must have its own stable?

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  11. An electric train is going 40 mph north, the wind is blowing 60 mph south. Which way is the train's smoke blowing?

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  12. There is a man on an island prison, he cannot swim. One day he escapes using nothing but himself. There is no bridge. How does he do it?

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

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  4. What beneficial vitamin does your skin absorb from direct sunlight?

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

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  6. Is there sound in space?

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

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  8. Which plural form is incorrect: monkeys, cats, deers, giraffes?

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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. Before Mount Everest was discovered, what was the highest mountain in the world?

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  11. What do you call the words in a song?

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  12. 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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  13. 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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