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Riddle:

Julie is going on an extended trip for three weeks. She lives in a remote area where there are frequent electrical power outages which can last up to three or four days. Julie has quite a bit of food in her freezer which would go bad if it thawed and then re-froze. She does have digital clock and a VCR which would flash 12:00 if the power went out. Unfortunately the clock and VCR flash even if the power only goes out for a few seconds. What can Julie do so that when she returns home she will be able to determine whether the power was out long enough to thaw her food? Asking a neighbor whether the power was out, isn't a reliable option because the nearest house is half a mile away, and one house may have power, while another house may have no power. She won?t be able to have a neighbor check on her house every day, and has no one to house sit.

Answer:

One thing Julie could do is freeze a tray of ice-cubes, and turn the tray of ice upside down in her freezer. When she comes home, she should check the tray. If the ice cubes are still in the tray, the food is safe to eat. If the trays are empty, it's time to clean out the freezer. She will have to make a judgment call if the ice-cubes are only slightly thawed.

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Riddle:

You are right next to a river and have a 5 gallon container and a 3 gallon container. You need to measure out 4 gallons of water.

How do you do it?

Answer:

You fill up the 3 gallon container and pour the 3 gallons into the 5 gallon container. You fill the 3 gallon container back up, and pour it into the 5 gallon container. You empty the 5 gallon container and pour the 1 gallon left in the 3 gallon container into the five gallon container. Then you fill the 3 gallon container back up and pour it into the 5 gallon container and you have 4 gallons.

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Riddle:

As a whole, I am both safe and secure. Behead me, and I become a place of meeting. Behead me again, and I am the partner of ready. Restore me, and I become the domain of beasts.

What am I?

Answer:

A Stable

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Riddle:

A Queen has twins by Caesarean section so it's impossible to tell who was born first.  Now the twins are adults and ready to rule. One is intensely stupid, while the other is highly intelligent, well loved and charismatic. Yet the unintelligent one is chosen as the next ruler.

Why?

Answer:

He is a male.

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Riddle:

What is the only letter in the alphabet that does not appear anywhere on the periodic table of elements?

Answer:

The Letter J.

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Riddle:

Two grandmothers, with their two granddaughters;
Two husbands, with their two wives;
Two fathers, with their two daughters;
Two mothers, with their two sons;
Two maidens, with their two mothers;
Two sisters, with their two brothers;
Yet only six in all lie buried here;
All born legitimate, from incest clear

Answer:

Two widows each had a son, and each widow married the son of the other and then each had a daughter

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Riddle:

As a whole, I am both safe and secure. Behead me, and I become a place of meeting. Behead me again, and I am the partner of ready. Restore me, and I become the domain of beasts.

What am I?

Answer:

Stable.

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Riddle:

The land was white the seed was black
It'll take a good scholar to riddle me that. What am I?

Answer:

An eye or an eyeball>

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Riddle:

Some cogs are tigs.
All tigs are bons.
Some bons are pabs.
Some pabs are tigs.
Therefore, cogs are definitely pabs.--- TRUE or FALSE?

Answer:

False. Some cogs may be pabs, but not definitely all of them.

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Riddle:

Lighter than what
I am made of,
More of me is hidden
Than is seen.

Answer:

iceberg

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