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  1. 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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  2. What question can never be answered, "Yes?"

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  3. Whose band of merry men included Little John and Friar Tuck?

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  4. How many squares are on a checkerboard: 32, 64 or 128?

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  5. A man drove to a hotel and as soon as he got there he was bankrupt. Explain.

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

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  7. Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?

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  8. A thief was brought before a king to receive his punishment. The king, feeling merciful, asked the thief how he would like to die. The thief told him, and the king let him go. How did the thief wish to die?

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

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  10. 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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  11. Two men went to a pet store to buy a puppy. The first man paid $10 and the clerk asked him if he would like a poodle, a labrador, or a golden retriever. The man chose a poodle. The other man gave the clerk $10. The clerk gave the man a golden retriever. The clerk and man both said nothing. How did the clerk know what the man wanted?

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  12. Jenny dropped an earring in her coffee yet the earring didn't get wet. How did this happen?

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  1. How many tracks does a monorail have?

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  2. A farmer has seventeen sheep. All but nine of them die. How many sheep does he have left?

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  3. Which statement is true out of the following?
    One statement here is false.
    Two statements here are false.
    Three statements here are false.

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  4. A boat has a ladder that has 6 rungs that are 12 inches apart. The tide moves up 12 inches every 15 minutes, it is now one hour until high tide. The very edge of the ladder is in the water. How many rungs will be under water all the way at the highest point of high tide?

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  5. It's so strong, it does not break,
    It's so powerful, it penetrates a lake,
    Sometimes it's weak as a twig left out in the sun,
    It's so wonderful it gives us the power to have fun.
    What is it?

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  6. 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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  7. You walk across a bridge and you see a boat full of people yet there isn't a single person on board. How is that possible?

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  8. Two trains are on the same railroad track; one is headed east the other west, they both leave the station at 1:00 and are travelling at the same speed. Yet they didn't crash into each other. How can this be?

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  9. What can you catch but not throw?

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  10. If you are climbing Ayers Rock, what country are you in?

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  11. A boy was rushed to the hospital emergency room. The ER doctor saw the boy and said, "I cannot operate on this boy. He is my son." But the doctor was not the boy's father. How could that be?

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  12. When it's summer in Canada what season is it in Australia?

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  13. What metric unit of length do the letters 'cm' stand for?

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