Brainteasers 22

  1. Two days ago Lilly was 7 years old. Next year she will turn 10. How can this be?

  2. How can you cross out four letters from the word LIVING to leave six remaining?

  3. A women and daughter walked into a restaurant. A man walked past and the women both said, "Hello, Father". How is this possible?

  4. The 17 items in your shopping cart weigh 8 pounds. But when your daughter puts in a ball, poster board and yo-yo the shopping cart weighs less. How is that possible?

  5. He was the perfect gentleman even though his nephew couldn't see it. Who was he?

  6. A boat full of people goes under a bridge and when it comes out the other side not a single person is on it. How can this be?

  7. Three rooms contain, 1) Gold coins, 2) Currency notes and 3) Cotton bags. If all three rooms catch fire, which room will the ambulance pour water on first?

  8. What letter comes next? O T T F F S S

  9. A red-house is made of red bricks, has a red wooden door and a red roof. A yellow-house is made of yellow bricks, has a yellow wooden door and a yellow roof. What is a green-house made of?

  10. What does this represent? Pot OOOOOOOO

  11. A taxi driver runs through four red lights, two stop signs and goes through a house. A police officer witnesses this but doesn't do anything. Why not?

  12. While driving his car a man slams on the brakes when he sees, in the middle of the street, a diamond studded door, a gold door and a silver door. Which door does he open first?

  13. A circular island with a diameter of 30 feet has a 30 foot tree stands at the center. A man cuts the tree down with his chainsaw, making the cut a foot up from the ground. The tree comes crashing down and hits the water but doesn't splash. Why not?

  14. There's a green ranch house on a green street with green walls, tables and chairs. What color is the staircase?

  15. Name three consecutive days without using the words Wednesday, Friday, or Sunday.

  16. 49.How far can a dog run into the forest?

  17. Two guards were on duty outside a barracks. One faced up the road to watch for anyone approaching from the North. The other looked down the road to see if anyone approached from the South. Suddenly one of them said to the other, "Why are you smiling?" How did he know his companion was smiling?

  18. If a bottle and a cork cost a dollar and a nickel, and the bottle costs a dollar more than the cork, how much does the cork cost?

  19. During WWII, there was a bridge connecting Germany and Switzerland, and on the German side, there was a sentry tower with a guard in it. He would come out every three minutes to check on the bridge, and he had orders to turn back anyone who tried to get into Germany, and shoot anyone trying to escape without a pass. There was a woman who desperately needed to get into Switzerland, and she knew she didn't have time to get a pass. It would take her at least six minutes to cross the bridge, but she managed to do it. How?

  20. You're riding a horse. To the right of you is a cliff and in front of you is an elephant moving at the same pace and you can't overtake it. To the left of you is a hippo running at the same speed and a lion is chasing you. How do you get to safety?

  21. You have four chains. Each chain has three links in it. Although it is difficult to cut the links, you wish to make a single loop with all 12 links. What is the fewest number of cuts you must make to accomplish this task?

  22. Three closed boxes have either white marbles, black marbles or both, and they are labeled white, black and both. However, you're told that each of the labels are wrong. You may reach into one of the boxes and pull out only one marble. Which box should you remove a marble from to determine the contents of all three boxes?

  23. A plane crashed on the border or US and Canada. Where do they bury the survivors?

  24. Rearrange the letters in the words "new door" to make one word.

  25. First, think of the color of clouds. Next think of the color of snow. Last, think of the color of the moon. Now, what do cows drink?