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What is the longest word in the English Dictionary, that you can type using only the top row of a "qwerty"  keyboard?

Can you find a five letter word, which, when typed in upper case, reads the same upside down?

Would you rather a crocodile attack you or an alligator?
I would rather the crocodile attacked the alligator, read it again!

What does this represent?
Light Light
Neon light!

You are in a room with 2 doors leading out. Behind 1 door is a coffen
overflowing with jewels and gold, along with an exit. Behind the other door is an enormous, hungry lion that will pounce on anyone opening the door? You do not know which door leads to the treasure and exit, and which door leads to the lion. In the room you are in are 2 individuals.
The first is a knight, who always tells the truth, and a knave, who always lies. Both of these individuals know what is behind each door.
You do not know which individual is the knight, or which one is the knave. You may ask one of the individuals exactly 1 question. What should you ask in order to be certain that you will open the door with
the coffer behind it, instead of the hungry lion?
You ask one of the individuals what the other one would say if you asked him which door is holding back the hungry lion and then open this door.

Forward I am heavy, but backwards I am not. What am I?

What shape completes the bottom line?
triangle pentagon square square hexagon hexagon square pentagon hexagon hexagon hexagon square triangle hexagon octagon octagon octagon octagon ==?==

Square; consider the number of sides involved. Square the first shape's sides and the remaining shapes add up to this number. hexagon = 6, 6 * 6
= 36, 8 + 8 + 8 + 8 + square = 36.

Which one of these sentences is the odd one out - the answer is nothing to do with food.
Jackals are mean, eager scavengers.
Koalas eat in the heat.
Sheep invariably munch old newspapers.
Seals are rare and hungry.
Foxes rich appetite never kicks.

Seals Are Rare And Hungry; the initial letters spell Sarah. All of the
other sentences spell boys name.

Gib is to llams as nepo is to desolc as pu is to ==?==
Nwod. Opposites reversed; big, small; open, closed; up, down.

Can you calculate (clue!) which word is the odd one out:
giggle, soil, bells, gobble, gosh, hole, blesses, coil

Coil as this is the only word which cannot be spelled using a calculator. For example, enter 379919 into a calculator and look at the number upside down, you can read giggle. The other words can be spelled
using, 7105, 57738, 4509, 3704 and 5355378.

How many letter S are there in the name of the longest river in the world?
None; neither the Nile nor the Amazon contain an S, both of which can be classified as the longest in the world. You are tricked into thinking of the Mississippi, which has 4.

A slight inclination of the cranium is as adequate as a spasmodic movement of one optic to an equine quadruped utterly devoid of any visionary capacity. Translate.
A nod is as good as a wink to a blind horse.

By changing the second letter of each word below, you can make another valid word. Can you change each word such that the second letters will reveal an eleven-letter word when read downwards. Therefore, what now reads VOKAHLIUPPW will be a real word.
Paperweight; opal, past, spin, melt, wren, swab, mess, find, aged, shed, stay.

A bookworm eats from the first page of an encyclopaedia to the last page. The bookworm eats in a straight line. The encyclopaedia consists of ten 1000-page volumes and is sitting on a bookshelf in the usual order. Not counting covers, title pages, etc., how many pages does the
bookworm eat through?
He eats through 8,000 pages.

Can you find two words that contain two consecutive Us?
Vacuum and Continuum.  

Which word of four letters can be added to the front of the following words, to create other valid words:

There are 5 houses in 5 different colours. In each house lives a person of a different nationality. The 5 owners drink a certain type of beverage, smoke a certain brand of cigar, and keep a certain pet. Using the clues below can you determine who owns the fish?
The Brit lives in a red house.
The Swede keeps dogs as pets.
The Dane drinks tea.

Why did the inventor of man-hole covers choose round ones, since square  ones were easier to make? 

A circular cover is the only shape that cannot fall through its own hole and, therefore, cannot be accidentally dropped into the hole. 

The green house is on the left of the white house.
The green house owner drinks coffee.
The person who smokes Pall Mall rears birds.
The owner of the yellow house smokes Dunhill.
The man living in the house right in the middle drinks milk.
The Norwegian lives in the first house.
The man who smokes Blend lives next door to the one who keeps cats.
The man who keeps horses lives next door to the man who smokes Dunhill.
The owner who smokes Blue Master drinks beer.
The German smokes Prince.
The Norwegian lives next to the blue house.
The man who smokes Blend has a neighbour who drinks water.

This teaser is usually attributed to Einstein, who may or may not have written it. The German owns the fish and the table below details the full answer:
Nationality: Norweg   Dane    Brit       German  Swede
Colour     : Yellow   Blue   Red  Green    White
Beverage: water    tea     milk       coffee   beer
Smokes: Dunhill  Blend   Pall Mall  Prince   Blue Master
Pets: cats     horses  birds      fish     dogs  

What is represented by letters?

Missing link.

Pear is to apple what potato is to:
banana, radish, strawberry, peach, lettuce
Radish; both grow underground.

A well known seven letter word can be created, by starting with a single letter and adding a letter, one at a time, then mixing the letters, each time making a proper word. Using the clues below, which are not necessarily in the correct order, can you find all seven words. For example, A, AT, TAR, RATE, etc.
Expressing position within limits of space and time.
The subject of self-consciousness.
Frozen atmospheric vapour falling to earth. To utter musical sounds with the voice.
Cause to oscillate.
Scattering on the earth.
The breaking of divine law.
Snowing, sowing, swing, sing, sin, in, I.

A man gave one son 10 cents and another son was given 15 cents. What time is it?
1:45. the man gave away a total of 25 cents. He divided it between two people. Therefore, he gave a quarter to two!  

It burns no coal, no oil, no nuclear fuels and has no need for electricity. It uses no man made explosions. Yet it is far hotter than all ovens and fires and furnaces. What is it?
The sun.

Can you find something, which has keys that open no locks, with space but no room, and allows you to enter but not to go in?
A keyboard

Whoever makes it, tells it not. Whoever takes it, knows it not. And whoever knows it, wants it not. What is it?
Counterfeit money

Maggie Mathematical has five sons. One is called Alpha, another is called Beta, the third is called Gamma and the fourth is called Fred. What is the fifth son's name.
What; 'What is the fifth son's name' is a statement - so the fifth son is called What!

A man and his grandson have the same birthday. For six consecutive birthdays the man is an integral number of times as old as his grandson.
How old is each at the sixth of these birthdays?
Grandfather 66, grandson 6.

You have two ropes. Each takes exactly 60 minutes to burn. They are made
of different material so even though they take the same amount of time to burn, they burn at separate rates. In addition, each rope burns inconsistently. How do you measure out exactly 45 minutes?
Take one rope and burn it at both ends. At the same time, burn one end
of the other rope. When the first rope finishes burning, light the other end of the remaining rope. When it burns out, that's 45 minutes.

The results for a recent Chess tournament between five close rivals is
described below:
Dave finished before Adam. Eileen finished after Bernadette. Adam
finished before Charlie. Eileen finished after Dave. Bernadette finished before Adam. Dave finished after Bernadette. Charlie finished before
Eileen. Who finished where?
Bernadette won, then Dave, Adam, Charlie and Eileen.

You look at the change in your piggy bank. It totals £58.29 and is made up of an equal number of five coins. You have 67 coins of each value.
Can you tell us what the coins are?
2p, 5p, 10p, 20p, 50p.

Can you complete the following grid? Each row and each column adds up to
61 78 63 25 63
80 ?? ?? ?? 26
60 ?? ?? ?? 56
36 ?? ?? ?? 90
53 31 53 98 55
There are many solutions, this is just one:
61 78 63 25 63
80 10 75 99 26
60 78 47 49 56
36 93 52 19 90
53 31 53 98 55

I'm amazing 'cause I've got the force To hold down a cow or a horse 
As you've doubtlessly found,
I am always around,
And I'm constantly working, of course. What am I?


At a recent Pets Anonymous reunion, the attendees were discussing which pets they had recently owned. James used to have a dog. The person who 
used to own a mouse now owns a cat, but the person who used to have a cat does not have a mouse. Kevin has now or used to have a dog, I can't remember which. Becky has never owned a mouse. Only one person now owns the pet they previously had. Rebecca kept quiet throughout the meeting and nobody mentioned the hamster. Can you determine who owns which pet 
and what they used to own? 

Becky has a hamster and used to have a hamster. Kevin has a dog and used to have a cat. James has a mouse and used to have a dog. Rebecca has a cat and used to have a mouse.

Once upon a time, and old lady went to sell her vast quantity of eggs at the local market.
When asked how many she had, she replied:
Son, I can't count past 100 but I know that...
If you divide the number of eggs by 2 there will be one egg left.
If you divide the number of eggs by 3 there will be one egg left.
If you divide the number of eggs by 4 there will be one egg left.
If you divide the number of eggs by 5 there will be one egg left.
If you divide the number of eggs by 6 there will be one egg left.
If you divide the number of eggs by 7 there will be one egg left.
If you divide the number of eggs by 8 there will be one egg left.
If you divide the number of eggs by 9 there will be one egg left.
If you divide the number of eggs by 10 there will be one egg left.
If you divide the Number of eggs by 11 there will be NO EGGS left!
How many eggs did the old lady have? 
25,201 eggs.

What starts with an E, ends with an E and usually contains only one letter? 

Below you will find 15 well-known seven letter words, with only their endings remaining. Can you determine the words? 

Theorem, concoct, calypso, grandma, torpedo, bizarre, satisfy, boycott,drachma, grandpa. 

Using the clues from below can you find ten words. Once you have placed the words into the correct order you will find that each word is different from the previous word by only one letter. For example, DOG may be followed by DIG, etc. the back of the net
...sock material
...forest horse
...hooded robe
...spiral of wire
...not too hot
...roasting metal
...earthy ground
...not bad 

Good, wood, wool, cool, cowl, coil, soil, foil, foal, goal.

How can you get 10 horses in to 9 stables, bearing in mind that each horse must have its own stable? 

How many gifts, in total, did I receive during the Twelve Days of Christmas - according to the song?
364; for example, on the fifth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me: five gold rings + four calling birds + three French hens + two turtle doves + a partridge in a pear tree.


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