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# Riddles

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• What tree do we all carry in our hands?
Palm
• I have keys without key locks. I have space without rooms. You can enter but you cannot go outside.
a keyboard
• A bat and a ball cost 1.10. The bat costs one dollar more than the ball. How much does the ball cost?
The ball costs 5 cents. One dollar more than 5 cents is 1.05, the sum of which is 1.10.
• How far can you run into a forest?
Half way - after that you are running out
• While going to the fair, John met 5 clowns on his way. Each clown had 4 dogs, each dog had 2 cats and each cat had 2 mice. How many in total were going to the fair?
One. Only John was going to the fair.
• A cow is tied to a 4 meter long rope. There is food, 20 meters away from the cow. However, the cow manages to go to the food and eat it. How come?
The cow is tied to the rope, but the rope isn't tied to anything
• What 5-letter word becomes shorter when you add two letters to it?
Short
• You have a drawer with 10 pairs of black socks and 10 pairs of white socks. How many times do you need to take out a sock so that you get a matching pair?
3 times
• Give me food, and I will live; give me water, and I will die. What am I?
Fire
• When can you add two to eleven and get one as the correct answer?
When you add two hours to eleven o’clock, you get one o’clock.
• What is correct to say – “the yolk of the egg is white” or “the yolk of the egg are white”?
Neither. The yolk of the egg is yellow.
• Your parents have six sons including you and each son has one sister. How many people are in the family?
Nine. Two parents, six sons, and one daughter. All of them have one sister (not six sisters).
• When you have me, you immediately feel like sharing me. But, if you do share me, you do not have me.
A secret
• There is an ancient invention still used today in some parts of the world which allows people to see through walls. What is it?
a window