Some questions to ponder

questions

A selection of questions for you to take a stab at. Some of them really simple, others a bit more difficult. If you would like to know the answer to one of these questions, email me at the address listed above.

  1. How far can a dog run into the woods?
  2. Clara Clatter was born on December 27, on a hot summer’s day. How is that possible?
  3. Why are 2004 dollar notes worth more than 2003 dollar notes?
  4. Even when the Arctic natives are starving, why won’t they eat penguin eggs?
  5. Why can’t you take a picture of a man with a wooden leg?
  6. How many birthdays does the average man have?
  7. Some months have 31 days. How many have 28?
  8. How many members of each animal did Moses take on the ark?
  9. How many times can you subtract 5 from 25?
  10. Before Mt. Everest was discovered, what was the biggest mountain in the world?
  11. What is it that people who make it, don’t want it; the people who buy it, don’t use it; and the people who use it, don’t know it?
  12. A man rides into a town on Sunday. Three days later he leaves on Sunday. How can this be?
  13. What’s more powerful than God? The rich don’t want it, the poor have much of it, and if you eat it you die.
  14. Johnny’s mother had three children. The first was named April. The second child was named May. What was the third child’s name?
  15. Can in England a man legally marry his widow’s sister?
  16. Divide 30 by 1/2 and add 10. What is the answer?
  17. If there are 3 apples and you take away 2, how many do you have?
  18. A doctor gives you three pills, telling you to take one every half hour. How many minutes would the pills last?
  19. A farmer has 17 sheep standing in a field and all but 9 drop down and die. How many sheep are left standing?
  20. The butcher in the butcher’s shop is 5′ 10″ tall. What does he weigh?

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