Monday, May 07, 2012

Riddles 1

What 5 letter word typed in all capital letters can be read the same upside down?

2. In olden days you are a clever thief charged with treason against the king and sentenced to death. But the king decided to be a little lenient and lets you choose your own way to die. What way should you choose?
Choose to die of old age.

3. Which is faster, heat or cold?
Heat, because you can catch a cold.

4. Here on Earth it's almost always true, that tomorrow will follow today. Yet there is a place where yesterday always follows today. Where is this place?
This place is in a dictionary.

5. Which word in the English language becomes shorter when it is lengthened?

6. You can see it everyday, But cannot touch it at will.
The Sky

7. Lighter than what I am made of, More of me is hidden Than is seen. Who am I?
The Iceberg.

8. How do you make six nines to equal exactlly 100 (you can use addition, subtraction, division, decimals, etc., but you can not add any extra digits)

9. Imagine John, a party magician, is carrying three pieces of gold each piece weighing one kilogram. While taking a walk he comes to a bridge which has a sign posted saying the bridge could hold only a maximum of 80 kilograms. John weighs 78 kilograms and the gold weighs three kilograms. John reads the sign and still safely crossed the bridge with all the gold. How did he manage this?
John is a juggler. When he came to the bridge he juggled the gold, always keeping one piece in the air.

10. You have a candle, an oil lamp, wood in a fireplace, and only one match. What do you light first?
The Match.

Each letter in the above equation stands for a different number, and each
time the same letter appears, it is the same number. What is the only set
of numbers that makes this equation correct? This is a moderately hard one.
9567 + 1085 = 10652

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