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Brain Teasers !!

Discussion in 'Online Games & Puzzles' started by ssubhasr, Oct 29, 2007.

  1. ssubhasr

    ssubhasr Silver IL'ite

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    Hi All

    Let me shoot some brain teasers....Jus to start - - solve the following 2 nos.

    1. There is one word in the English language that is alway pronounced incorrectly. What is it?

    2. A man gave one son 10 cents and another son was given 15 cents. What time is it?

    warm regards:idea:
     
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  2. Huma

    Huma Silver IL'ite

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    hi

    the first one is ...incorrectly

    and the second is,,,1.45 pm

    am i right?
     
  3. ssubhasr

    ssubhasr Silver IL'ite

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    Huma

    u r absolutely correct....!!!:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap
     
  4. ssubhasr

    ssubhasr Silver IL'ite

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    Let me shoot the next 2.....

    3. A boat has a ladder that has six rungs, each rung is one foot apart. The bottom rung is one foot from the water. The tide rises at 12 inches ever 15 minutes. High tide peaks in one hour. When the tide is at it's highest, how many rungs are under water?

    4. There is a house with four walls. Each wall faces south. There is a window in each wall. A bear walks by one of the windows. What color is the bear?

    warm regards
     
  5. Huma

    Huma Silver IL'ite

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    Hi

    The first answer is none and the second is white.

    take care
     
  6. ssubhasr

    ssubhasr Silver IL'ite

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    het u got it correct...

    Here r the rest of the qns.

    5. Is half of two plus two equal to two or three?

    6. There is a room. The shutters are blowing in. There is broken glass on the floor. There is water on the floor. You find Sloppy dead on the floor. Who is Sloppy? How did Sloppy die?

    7. How much dirt would be in a hole 6 feet deep and 6 feet wide that has been dug with a square edged shovel?

    8. If I were in Hawaii and dropped a bowling ball in a bucket of water which is 45 degrees F, and dropped another ball of the same weight, mass, an size in a bucket at 30 degrees F, both of them at the same time, which ball would hit the bottom of the bucket first? Same question, but the location is in Canada ?

    9. What is th e significance of the following: The year is 1978,thirty- four minutes past noon on May 6th.

    10. If a farmer has 5 haystacks in one field and 4 haystacks in the other field, how many haystacks would he have if he combined them all in the center field?

    11. What is it that goes up and goes down but does not move?

    warm regards
     
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    latharam09 Platinum IL'ite

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    9. The time is 12:34.p.m on 06/05/1978


    am i right?



    -----latha
     
  8. Grace3

    Grace3 Silver IL'ite

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    Hi Shubha,

    My answers for the above questions :

    6. Sloppy is a Goldfish.

    7. There is NO dirt in the hole !!! It has all been dug up & thrown OUT of the hole ...

    10. They would combine to make ONE single haystack in the center field.
     

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