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You are half way up the summit of Riddle Mountain! You started off with the easy riddles and you have finally reached Medium Peak! Stop for air and enjoy these medium mystery conundrums! 

Riddle:

There are 2 ducks in front of 2 other ducks. There are 2 ducks behind 2 other ducks. There are 2 ducks beside 2 other ducks. How many ducks are there?

Answer:

Just four, in a square formation.

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Riddle:

If there are four sheep, two dogs and one herds-men, how many feet are there?

Answer:

Two. Sheep have hooves; dogs have paws; only people have feet.

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Riddle:

Why can't a pirate ever finish the alphabet?

Answer:

Because he always gets lost at sea!

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Riddle:

No matter how little or how much you use me, you change me every month. What am I?

Answer:

A Calendar.

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Riddle:

What can go up and come down without moving?

Answer:

The temperature.

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Riddle:

While on my way to St. Ives, I saw a man with 7 wives. Each wife had 7 sacks. Each sack had 7 cats. Each cat had 7 kittens. Kitten, cats, sacks, wives, How many were going to St. Ives?

Answer:

Just one, me.

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Riddle:

What did one math book say to the other math book?

Answer:

Do you want to hear my problems?

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Riddle:

What two things can you never eat for breakfast?

Answer:

Lunch and dinner.

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Riddle:

The rungs of a 10 foot ladder attached to a ship are 1 foot apart. If the water is rising at the rate of one foot an hour, how long will it take until the water covers over the ladder?

Answer:

It will never cover the ladder because as the water rises, so will the floating ship.

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Riddle:

A cloud was my mother, the wind is my father, my son is the cool stream, and my daughter is the fruit of the land. A rainbow is my bed, the earth my final resting place, and I'm the torment of man. Who Am I?

Answer:

Rain.

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