# Clever Brain Teasers for Kids I

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1. What symbol is on the Canadian flag?

2. 500 at the beginning, 500 at the end,
5 in the middle is seen,
The first of all letters, the first of all figures
Take up their stations between,
String them all together, and you will see
The name of an ancient king.

3. Two men play five complete games of checkers. Each man wins the same number of games. There are no ties. How?

4. 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?

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

6. Is there sound in space?

7. Which of these are freshwater habitats: a pond, a swamp or an ocean?

8. Three girls are taking a bull to the zoo when their car brakes down. They motion for a guy to pull over. They ask to use his phone to call the zoo. He agrees, but says it would cost them \$1 for every word. They only had \$1 dollar. They paid the man and five minutes later the zoo was there. What was the one word used?

9. There are 2 men who are hairdressers. They are the only ones in town. Everyone in town goes to them and never goes to hairdressers out of town. You decide to go to the hairdressers. The one on the left has a big bald patch in the middle of his head. The one on the right's hair is lovely and shiny with no hair out of place. So, which one do you choose, the one on the left, or the one on the right?

10. What two colors make green?

11. Do millipedes actually have a thousand legs?

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

2. You are in a bathroom with stone walls and no windows. You start to run a bath when the handles come off and there is no way of turning the tap off. You can't escape because the door is locked and there are no windows. The room will flood and you will drown. How can you save yourself?

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

4. Name the two largest countries in North America.

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

6. Morning is to evening as sunrise is to...?

7. 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?

8. A murderer is condemned to death. He has to choose among three rooms. The first is full of raging fires, the second is full of assassins with loaded guns, and the third is full of lions that haven't eaten in 3 years. Which room is safest for him?

9. 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?

10. Can a bee that loses its stinger grow another one?

11. What two colors make purple?

12. 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?

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

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