Brainteasers 18

  1. No sooner spoken than broken. What is it?
  2. When you have me, you feel like sharing me. But, if you do share me, you don't have me. What am I?
  3. Five men were eating apples. A finished before B, but behind C. D finished before E, but behind B. What was the finishing order?
  4. He who has it doesn't tell about it. He who takes it doesn't know about it. He who knows what it is doesn't want it. What is it?

  5. It lives without a body, hears without ears, speaks without a mouth, and is born in air. What is it?

  6. When can you add two to eleven and get one as the correct answer?

  7. The more you take the more you leave behind.

  8. What did the fish say when he ran into a concrete wall?

  9. Forward I'm heavy, but backwards I'm not. What am I?

  10. What question can you never honestly answer yes to?

  11. What do you get when you cross an automobile with a household animal?

  12. Why did the banana go to the doctor?

  13. There are 2 policemen parked along a one-way street looking for traffic violations. They spot a taxi driver going in the wrong direction, yet they do nothing. Why?

  14. There are 20 people surrounding the perimeter of a square room. Each person has full sight of the entire room and everyone in it without turning his head or body, or moving in any way (other than the eyes). Where can you place an apple so that all but one person can see it?

  15. What is significant about 3661 seconds past midnight on January 1st, 2001?

  16. What's the least number of chairs you would you need around a table to seat four fathers, two grandfathers, and four sons?

  17. What rock is also a food?

  18. What clothes did Delaware?

  19. What turns everything around, but does not move?

  20. While walking across a bridge I saw a boat full of people. Yet on the boat there wasn't a single person. Why?

  21. What has four legs, a head, and leaves?

  22. What happens when you throw a white rock into the Red Sea?

  23. What word is it from which the whole may be taken and yet some will be left?

  24. A doctor and a nurse have a baby boy. But the boy's father is not the doctor and the mother is not the nurse. How is it possible?

  25. What can you hold without ever touching it or without using your hands?