Brainteasers 3

  1. What are the next 3 letters in this riddle?

  2. What is broken every time it's spoken?

  3. What is put on a table and cut, but never eaten?

  4. I am taken from a mine, and shut up in a wooden case, from which I am never released, and yet I am used by almost everybody. What am I?

  5. I am around long before dawn. But by lunch I am usually gone. You can see me summer, fall, and spring. I like to get on everything. But when winter winds start to blow; Burr, then it's time for me to go! What am I?

  6. What's full of holes but still holds water?

  7. What has four fingers and one thumb, but is not alive?

  8. What grows in winter, dies in summer, and grows roots upward?

  9. How many letters are in alphabet?

  10. Take away the whole and some still remains. What is it?

  11. There are several English words that contain all the 5 vowels. Can you name some of them?

  12. Two vertical 750 ft posts have a 1000 ft rope stretched between their top most points. The rope sags to within 250 ft from the ground. How far apart are the posts?

  13. What three letter word best completes the following words?...EW, B...ET, FL..., C...ET, M...

  14. I start with the letter e, I end with the letter e. I contain only one letter, Yet I am not the letter e! What am I?

  15. Tell me now, if you can, Who is that highly favored man, Who though he has married many a wife, May still be single all his life?

  16. What English word has three consecutive double letters?

  17. I give you a group of three. One is sitting down, and will never get up. The second eats as much as is given to him, yet is always hungry. The third goes away and never returns.

  18. If you break me I do not stop working, If you touch me I may be snared, If you lose me nothing will matter.

  19. What comes once in a minute, twice in a moment, but never in a thousand years?

  20. What fastens two people yet touches only one?

  21. What has a mouth but can't chew?

  22. How could a cowboy ride into town on Friday, stay two days, and ride out on Friday?

  23. Feed me and I live, give me drink and I die. What am I?

  24. What has roots that nobody sees, Is taller than trees, Up, up it goes, Yet it never grows?

  25. A man is born in 1946 and dies in 1947, yet he was 86 years old. How is that possible?