Brainteasers 2

  1. I have many eyes but cannot see. I have no mouth or nose, but always smell. Do not eat my tree or you will be, a very rare FATALITY!

  2. The more of them you take, the more you leave behind. What are they?

  3. Why do chickens lay eggs?
  4. What has two big ears, a trunk and it not an elephant?
  5. What stays where it is even after it goes off?
  6. You're in a deep, dark jungle. You have a matchstick, a wooden stove, and a lantern. What will you light first?
  7. There are 3 apples for 2 sons and 2 fathers to eat. Each of them get their own apple. How is it numerically possible?
  8. 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?

  9. What is the difference between me and you?
  10. Who am I?
  11. What has 3 heads, looks ugly and smells bad?
  12. What goes around and around the wood but never goes into the wood?

  13. What number when spelled out has each of the vowels(not including Y)and no repeated letters?

  14. How many times can a student stuff books into an large empty book bag?

  15. What number comes next in the following sequence? 1/4, 1/2, 3/4, 1, 5/4, 3/2, ?

  16. If all the numbers in existence starting with zero were written in English and then arranged in alphabetical order, what number would be first?

  17. In almost every language, this word begins with the "m" sound.

  18. Look at this sentence and see if you can find the reason why all the 2-letter words have a common trait. What is this trait?
    "Hi! Ma and Pa told me I’d better say that all the two-letter words in this sentence have something in common ..... or else!"

  19. I have a little house in which I live all alone. My house has no doors or windows, and if I want to go out I must break through the wall. What am I?

  20. Poke your fingers in my eyes and I will open wide my jaws. Linen cloth, quills, or paper, I am greedy and devour them all. Who am I?

  21. I fasten it and it walks. I unfasten it and it stops. What is it?

  22. There was a shipwreck at sea and Doug, Steve, and Phil got washed ashore on a small, isolated island. They were exhausted and fell asleep on the beach. Doug woke up and saw a box of bananas had washed ashore. He ate 1/3 of bananas and went back to sleep. Steve woke up and also ate 1/3 of what was left of the bananas, and went back to sleep. Next, Phil woke up and assuming no one had eaten the bananas, ate only 1/3 of what was left. When he was finished, there were only 8 bananas left. Can you guess how many bananas were in the box?
  23. I am a three digit number. My tens digit is five more than my ones digit. My hundreds digit is eight less than my tens digit. What number am I?
  24. Joe bought a bag of oranges on Monday, and ate a third of them. On Tuesday he ate half of the remaining oranges. On Wednesday he looked in the bag to find he only had two oranges left. How many oranges were originally in the bag?
  25. I am not alive, but I grow; I don't have lungs, but I need air; I don't have a mouth, but water kills me. What am I?