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  1. Mr. and Mrs. Smith have seven daughters. If each daughter has a brother how many children do Mr. and Mrs. Smith have?

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  2. This brain teaser involves a family relationship and a gun.

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

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

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  6. 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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  7. 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?

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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. How many tracks does a monorail have?

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

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Brain Teasers continue below this video…

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

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

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

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  4. Which of these doesn't belong: tall tale, autobiography, short story?

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  5. Where would you find the Great Wall?

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  6. Where would you find the Great Barrier Reef?

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

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

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

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

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

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  12. What's another name for table tennis?

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  13. What force from the sun keeps pulls on the earth and keeps it in orbit?

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