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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:

What is harder to catch the faster you run?

Answer:

Your breath!

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Riddle:

If 5 cats catch 5 mice in 5 minutes, how long will it take one cat to catch a mouse?

Answer:

Five minutes.

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Riddle:

Why didn't the monster eat the crazy person?

Answer:

He was allergic to nuts.

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Riddle:

I'm found in socks, scarves and mittens. I'm found in the paws of playful kittens. What am I?

Answer:

Yarn.

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Riddle:

A father's child, a mother's child, yet no one's son.

Who am I?

Answer:

The daughter.

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Riddle:

Two camels were facing in opposite directions. One was facing due East and one was facing due West. They were in the desert so there was no reflection. How can they manage to see each other without walking around or turning around or moving their heads? 

Answer:

The two camels were facing each other the entire time. Hence facing in opposite directions.

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Riddle:

A farmer in California owns a beautiful pear tree. He supplies the fruit to a nearby grocery store. The store owner has called the farmer to see how much fruit is available for him to purchase. The farmer knows that the main trunk has 24 branches. Each branch has exactly 12 boughs and each bough has exactly 6 twigs. Since each twig bears one piece of fruit, how many plums will the farmer be able to deliver?

Answer:

None. A pear tree does not bear plums.

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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:

There is a clothing store in Bartlesville. The owner has devised his own method of pricing items. A vest costs $20, socks cost $25, a tie costs $15 and a blouse costs $30. Using the method, how much would a pair of underwear cost?

Answer:

$45. The pricing method consists of charging $5 for each letter required to spell the item.

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Riddle:

What runs without legs?

Answer:

Water.

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