Riddles and Other Brain Stuff

No-1:Two baseball teams played a game. One team won but no man touched base. How could that be? Answer

No-5:  What is black when you buy it, red when you use it, and gray when you throw it away? Answer

No-6: There’s one “sport” in which neither the spectators nor the participants know the score or the leader until the contest ends. What is it? Answer

No-7: There are seven ways a baseball player can legally reach first base without getting a hit. Taking a base on balls—a walk— is one way. Name the other six. Answer

No-8: What is as big as you are and yet does not weigh anything? Answer

No-10: A cowboy rode into town on Friday, stayed three days, and rode out again on Friday. How did he do that? Answer

No-23: Schwarzenegger has a big one, Michael j. fox has a small one, Madonna doesn’t have one, the pope doesn’t use his, and Clinton uses his all the time. what is it? Answer

No- 53: A wealthy man named Richard Ellis had been counting his money. When he finished, he accidentally left a $100.00 bill on his desk. But when he returned for it a short while later, it was gone. Only two other people could have seen the bill. One was the maid; the other was the butler. The maid told him that she had hidden it for safe-keeping under a green book that was on the desk. But when they looked the bill was not there. The butler said he had found the bill where the maid had left it. He had placed it inside the book, where he thought there was less chance that somebody would find it. He had written down the page numbers so that he would not forget them. The bill was between pages 35 and 36, he said. But when they looked, there was no money in the book. After Mr. Ellis had talked to the maid and the butler, he called the police. He knew who had taken the money. Who was it, and how did he know?Answer

No-55: Mice are famous for their ability to multiply at breakneck speeds. You pick up a baby mouse from the pet store the day after it was born. The type of mouse you bought gives birth once a month, birthing 12 babies each time. Baby mice mature and can give birth two months after they are born. 12 months after it is born, the mouse will die. In 10 months from now, how many mice will you have? Answer

No-57: What English word has three consecutive double letters? Answer

No-64: What can you break without touching it? Answer

No-65: The more you take, the more you leave behind. What are they? Answer

No-74: When I was born I was big but the older I get the smaller I am. What am I? Answer

No-75: I live where light is but die if light touches me. What am I? Answer

No-76: What gets wetter as it dries? Answer

No-77: You have a fox, a chicken and a sack of grain. You must cross a river with only one of them at a time. If you leave the fox with the chicken he will eat it; if you leave the chicken with the grain he will eat it. How can you get all three across safely? Answer

No-79: What is special about the following sequence of numbers? 8 5 4 9 1 7 6 10 3 2 0 Answer

No- 108: What falls but doesn’t break, and what breaks but doesn’t fall?  Answer

No-146: A woman gave birth to two sons who were born on the same hour of the same day of the same year but were not twins. How is this possible? Answer

No-188:  If you had one match and entered a room in which there were a kerosene lamp, an oil burner, and a wood burning stove, which would you light first? Answer

No-203:  A murderer is condemned to death. He has to choose between three rooms. The first is full of raging fires, the second is full of assassins with loaded guns, and the third is full of lions that haven’t eaten in six months. Which room is safest for him? Answer

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