Brainteasers 6

  1. What time is it when 12 cats chase a mouse?

  2. Twelve pears hanging high, twelve men passing by. Each took a pear and left eleven hanging there. How can this be?

  3. There's a one story house that's all blue inside. The floor was blue, the lamps were blue,the walls were blue,everything was blue. So what color were the interior stairs?

  4. Have you heard the saying what goes up must come down? Well what goes up and never goes down?

  5. He has dust in his eye and a fan for a wing, a leg akimbo on which he can sing, and dye in his mouth instead of a sting what is he?

  6. I can be long, or I can be short. I can be grown, and I can be bought. I can be painted, or left bare. I can be round, or square. What am I?

  7. Every dawn begins with me At dusk I'll be the first you see And daybreak couldn't come without What midday centers all about Daises grow from me, I'm told And when I come, I end all cold But in the sun I won't be found Yet still, each day I'll be around What am I?

  8. I am a box that holds keys without locks, yet my keys can unlock your deepest senses. What am I?

  9. After two years Tom was stepping down from being the secretary of a group of animal rights activists. To show him their appreciation a bunch of them took him out one sunny afternoon. Tom shot an eagle and everyone congratulated him. Where had they gone?

  10. What do the poor have that the rich want, and is bigger than space but longer than time?

  11. What two words have the most letters in it?

  12. What can fill a room but takes up no space.

  13. Three eyes I have, all in a row; when the red one opens, all freeze. What am I?

  14. I am black when you get me, red when you use me and white when you're all done with me. What am I?

  15. I am an insect and the first half of my name reveals another insect. Some famous musicians had a name similar to mine. What am I?

  16. I go up but at the same time go down. Up towards the blue sky, and down towards the ground. I'm present tense and past tense too, so why don't you come for a ride, just me and you! What am I?

  17. Until I am measured I am not known, Yet you miss me so much When I have flown.

  18. Each morning I appear To lie at your feet, All day I will follow you No matter how fast you run, Yet I nearly perish In the midday sun.

  19. At the sound of me, men may dream Or stamp their feet At the sound of me, women may laugh Or at times weep

  20. Two in a corner, 1 in a room, 0 in a house, but 1 in a shelter. What am I?

  21. I cannot be seen and I weigh nothing, but when put into a barrel, I make it lighter. What am I?

  22. Say my name and I will disappear. What am I?

  23. After you take away the whole of me, some of me still stays behind. What am I?

  24. I am full of holes, yet I am full of water. What am I?

  25. I make a loud noise when changing my jacket and become larger but weigh less later. What am I?