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Riddle:

How many sides does a snowflake have?

Answer:

6.

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Riddle:

A bird has a head 9cm long. The tail is equal to the size of the head plus a half of the size of the body. The body is the size of the head plus the tail.

How long is the bird?

Answer:

72cm. Th head is 9cm. The tail is 18 + 9= 27cm. The body is 9 + 18 + 9= 36cm. 9 + 27 + 36= 72cm.

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Riddle:

If 6 doubloons are worth 1 1/2 ducats, how many ducats are 27 doubloons worth?

Answer:

6 3/4 ducats (27/6=4 1/2. 4 1/2 x 1 1/2= 6 3/4)

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Riddle:

It takes the town hall clock 6 seconds to strike 4 o'clock in the afternoon. How long does it take to strike midnight?

Answer:

22 Seconds.

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Riddle:

Out of 100 ladies attending the gala,

85 had a white hand bag;
75 had black shoes;
60 carried an umbrella;
90 wore a ring;

How many ladies must have had all four items?

Answer:

10

Divide by 3. All the ladies had three items. The remainder shows the number of ladies who had 4.

85
75
60
90
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310 / 3 = 100 + 10 remainder

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Riddle:

A man has nine children, born at regular intervals. The sum of their squares of their ages is equal to the square of his own age.

What are  the ages of the children?

Answer:

2  -  5  -  8  -  11  -  14  -  17  -  20  -  23  -  26

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Riddle:

My age today is three times what it will be three years from now minus three times what my age was three years ago. How old am I?

Answer:

Don't be too confused, the answer is 18 years old.

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Riddle:

Insert the numbers 1-9 inclusive each only, into the claculation to arrive at the answer 100.

(  -  )  +  +  -  -  -  =  100

Answer:

( 7 - 5 )²  + 96 + 8 - 4 - 3 - 1 = 100

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Riddle:

Edward is as old as Benjamin used to be when Edward was as old as Benjamn is now.

Benjamin is 36. How old is Edward?

Answer:

Edward is 48.

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Riddle:

A rubber ball is tossed off the top of a 90 foot building. Every time it bounces, it goes back up half way. How many bounces will the ball take before it stops?

Answer:

The answer is infinite, in a gravity free world. But of course gravity will eventually stop it.

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