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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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Riddle:

Mr. and Mrs. Smith were walking home from the shopping mall with their purchases when Mr. Smith began to complain that his load was too heavy. Mrs. Smith turned to her husband and said, "I don't know what you're complaining about because if you gave me one of your parcels, I would have twice as many as you and if I gave you just one of mine, we would have equal loads." How many parcels was each carrying?

Answer:

Mrs. Smith was carrying seven parcels and Mr. Smith was carrying five.

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Riddle:

A large truck is crossing a bridge 1 mile long. The bridge can only hold 14000 lbs, which is the exact weight of the truck. The truck makes it half way across the bridge and stops. A bird lands on the truck. Does the bridge collapse?

Answer:

No, it does not collapse. Because it has driven a half mile - you would subtract the gas used from the total weight of the truck.

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Riddle:

Charlotte is 13 years old. Her father Montague is 40 years old. How many years ago was Charlotte's father four times as old as Charlotte?

Answer:

Four years ago.

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Riddle:

'When Gwen is twice as old as Dean, Then I shall be just 17. But Gwendoline was 23 When Dean was twice as old as me.' Thats what Bill said.

So tell us then, How old he was when Dean was ten?

Answer:

Eight.

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Riddle:

What is the value of 1/2 of 2/3 of 3/4 of 4/5 of 5/6 of 6/7 of 7/8 of 8/9 of 9/10 of 1,000?

Answer:

One hundred - work backwards and you will understand.

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Riddle:

How many times does the long hand of the clock pass the short hand between midnight one day and midnight the following day? As both hands are together at the starting time of midnight this does not count as a pass.

Answer:

21.

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Riddle:

If seven cats kill seven rats in 7 minutes, how many would be needed to kill one hundred rats in 50 minutes?

Answer:

14.

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Riddle:

A girl is twice as old as her brother and half as old as her father. In 50 years, her brother will be half as old as his father. How old is the daughter now?

Answer:

50 years old.

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Riddle:

If you toss a die and it comes up with the number one 9 times in a row, what is the probability that it will come up with one on the next throw?

Answer:

One in six. A die has no memory of what it last showed.

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