Brainteasers 8

  1. Do you know why orange juice is so smart?

  2. This thing devours all, Birds, beasts, trees, flowers, Gnaws iron, bites steel, Grinds hard stones to meal, Slays kings, ruins towns, And beats high mountains down.

  3. What can you sit on, sleep on, and brush your teeth with?

  4. If one child has 6 2/3 sand piles and another has 3 1/3, and you combine them, how many sand piles do you have?

  5. What English word retains the same pronunciation, even after you take away four of its five letters?

  6. What is gray, has a tail, and a trunk?

  7. How would you rearrange the letters in the words "new door" to make 'one word'? Note: There is only one correct answer.

  8. A word I know, six letters it contains subtract just one, and twelve is what remains. Which word is it?

  9. My scale is something that does not weigh in grams, ounces, or pounds. However, I may be heavy or light. What am I?

  10. There is a man who lives on the top floor of an 11 story building. Everyday he gets the elevator down to the ground floor to leave the building to go to work. Upon returning from work though, he always travels on the elevator only up to the 7th floor and walks the stairs the rest of the way. unless it is raining. Why does he do this (it is not because he needs the exercise)?

  11. Four people are sitting around a campfire after a long day of recreation, when one man comments: "Do you realize that around this campfire, the four of us include a mother, father, brother, sister, son, daughter, niece, nephew, aunt, uncle and a couple cousins"? If everyone is related by blood (with no unusual marriages) how is this possible?

  12. As a whole, I am both safe and secure. Behead me, and I become a place of work. Behead me again, and I am the partner of ready. Restore me, and I become the domain of beasts. What am I?

  13. I have joy in bringing two together. But darn my existence! My life hangs by a thread, And is filled with ups and downs. What am I?

  14. We are very little creatures
    all of us have different features One of us in glass is set one of us you'll find in jet. Another you may see in tin and a fourth is boxed within. If the fifth you should pursue it can never fly from you. What are we?

  15. You're driving a bus that is leaving on a trip from Pennsylvania and ending in New York. To start off with, there were 32 passengers on the bus. At the next bus stop, 11 people get off and 9 people get on. At the next bus stop, 2 people get off and 2 people get on. At the next bus stop, 12 people get on and 16 people get off. At the next bus stop, 5 people get on and 3 people get off. Question: What color are the bus driver's eyes?

  16. What is so fragile that when you say its name you break it?

  17. Before Mount Everest was discovered, what was the highest mountain on Earth?

  18. While some months have just 30 days, others have 31 days. How many months have 28 days?

  19. What object has keys that open no locks, space but no room, and you can enter but not go in?

  20. I have five letters. If you take the first and last ones I will still be the same. Even if you take the middle letter I will be the same as before. What am I?

  21. What starts with a T, ends with a T, and has T in it?

  22. You saw me where I never was and where I could not be. And yet within that very place, my face you often see. What am I?

  23. A leathery snake, With a stinging bite, I'll stay coiled up,
    Unless I must fight. What am I ?

  24. Until I am measured, I am not known. Yet how you miss me, When I have flown. What am I?

  25. My posterior is adorned with feathers. I have a rather long neck and quite a pointy nose. I am able to fly, yet I have no wings. What am I?