Brainteasers 12

  1. What has no beginning, end or middle?

  2. What is in the middle of nowhere?

  3. What has a foot on each side and one in the middle?

  4. What happened in the middle of the 20th Century that will not happen again for 4,000 years?

  5. What grows up while growing down?

  6. What goes up and down without moving?

  7. What do you throw out when you want to use it, but take in when you don't want to use it?

  8. What do you serve that you cannot eat?

  9. What do the numbers 11, 69, and 88 all have in common?

  10. There are four bags of candy on the table. There are total of 100 pieces of candy in all the bags. The first bag contains 22 candies, second bag contains 18 candies, and third bag contains twice as many as the fourth bag. How many pieces of candy do you think are in bags three and four?

  11. Tom and Kate are standing approximately 30 miles away from one another. Tom travels at 9 miles per hour speed from his location towards Kate. Whereas Kate travels at 1 mile per hour speed from her location towards Tom. If both of them set out at the same time, how many miles do you think Tom would travel to meet Kate en route?

  12. Stanley goes to a park on his new bicycle that his Dad gifted him for Christmas. When he reached the park, he saw that there were 9 bicycles and tricycles in the parking lot. If you count all the wheels of the bicycles and tricycles comes to 23, how many tricycles would you say there were?

  13. In 1990, a person is 15 years old. In 1995 that same person is 10 years old. How is this possible?

  14. 30 men with ladies two gathered for a festive do dressed quite formal, black and white yet movement turned to nasty fight. What's going on?

  15. Mr Bojangles likes to smoke cigars. He cannot afford cigars so he puts five (5) stubs (which he finds) together to make one full cigar. One day Mr Bojangles was lucky to get 25 stubs. How many cigars could he smoke (maximum number)?

  16. It can cause excessive sweating and vomiting. It is a major component in acid rain. It can cause severe burns in its gaseous state. Accidental inhalation can kill you. It contributes to erosion. It decreases effectiveness of automobile brakes. It has been found in tumors of terminal cancer patients. A dangerous compound? What is it?

  17. The higher I climb, the hotter I gauge, I can not escape my crystal cage. What am I?

  18. On your clock, the minute hand has covered the hour hand completely. It is somewhere between 8:00 and 9:00 on the clock. What time is it?

  19. There is a town named Baldville. To qualify to live there, some set of rules are implemented. What do you think is the highest possible number of people living there? No two people can have the same amount or number of hair on their heads. No one has exactly 520 hair on their heads. There are more people in the town than hair on each of their heads.

  20. Get a pen and paper to write down the 5 digit numeral which is spelled here: twelve thousand twelve hundred twelve.

  21. Out of all the pets Jennifer has, they are dogs, except for one. All her pets are cats also, except for one. How many pets, cats and dogs specifically, does Jennifer have?

  22. Let's assume that a bag is capable of holding 50 coins total. These coins add up to about $1.00. What will be the denomination of the coins in the bag?

  23. If it is two hours later, then it will take half as much time till it's midnight as it would be if it were an hour later. What time is it?

  24. Ashley is twice as old as her sister and half as old as her mother. And in 22 years, her sister will be half as old as the mother. How old do you think Ashley is now?

  25. Which object, despite filling it up can't contain water?