Name the most recent year in which New Year's preceded Christmas
Why are 1968 pennies worth more than
A 10 foot rope ladder hangs over the
side of a boat with the bottom rung on the surface of the water. The
rungs are one foot apart, and the tide goes up at the rate of 6 inches
per hour. How long will it be until three rungs are covered?
I asked the assistant in the hardware
store, "How much will one cost?" "Twenty cents"
she replied. "And how much will twelve cost?" I asked. "Forty
cents." she replied. "OK, I'll take one hundred and twelve."
How much did I pay?
If you had only one match, and entered a dark room containing an oil
lamp, some newspaper, and some kindling wood, which would you light
If Mr Smith's peacock lays an egg in
Mr Jones' yard, who owns the egg?
Mrs Brown's bungalow is decorated entirely
in pink. The carpet, lampshades, ceiling, walls etc. are all pink. What
color are her stairs?
What was the (American) President's name
Is noon AM or PM?
If there are 6 apples and you take away
4, how many do you have?
What is the maximum number of times a
normal sheet of (news)paper can be folded in half by hand?
Who's bigger: Mr. Bigger, Mrs. Bigger
or their baby?
How many animals of each sex did Moses
take with him on the ark?
If a plane crashes on the border between
the US and Mexico, where do they bury the survivors?
How much dirt is there in a hole 3 feet
deep, 6 ft long and 4 ft wide?
An electric train is moving north at
100mph and a wind is blowing to the west at 10mph. Which way does the
A farmer had 15 sheep, and all but 8
died. How many are left?
Imagine you are driving a bus. When you
start your trip there are an old lady named Johnson and a long-haired
kid on the bus. At the first stop the lady leaves and a businessman
enters. At the next stop Frankie, a young boy, enters with his little
sister. Then three old ladies who have been shopping in the mall get
on. After a short trip the long-haired kid leaves the bus and a man
and lady enter. Paul with his dog Blue gets on, while Frankie and his
sister get off, and, finally, the bus arrives at the bus station. What
is the name of the bus driver?
If you spell "sit all day in the
tub" S-O-A-K, and you spell "a funny story" J-O-K-E,
how do you spell "the white of an egg"?
Is it legal for a man to marry his widow's
How many birth days does the average
What familiar word starts with IS, ends
with AND, and has LA in the middle?
How many legs does an elephant have if
you count his trunk as a leg?
Who created this pointless list
of Tricky Questions?
What do you sit on, sleep on, and brush
your teeth with?
Why is it against the law for a man living
in North Carolina to be buried in South Carolina?
There was an airplane crash, every single
person on board died, but yet two people survived. How is this possible?
That attorney is my brother, testified
the accountant. But the attorney testified he didn't have a brother.
Who is lying?
Before Mount Everest was discovered,
what was the highest mountain in the world?
Eskimos are very good hunters, but they
never hunt penguins. Why not?
Some months have 31 days, others have
30 days. How many have 28 days?
A man and his son were in an automobile
accident. The man died on the way to the hospital, but the boy was rushed
into surgery. The emergency room surgeon said "I can't operate,
that's my son!" How is this possible?