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AMAZING BRAIN TEASERS - Series Eight; for active minds to Exercise their senses and have fun


Question 1
500 at the beginning, 500 at the end, 5 in the middle is seen, The first of all letters, the first of all figures Take up their stations between, String them all together, and you will see The name of an ancient king.


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500 is D (in Roman numerals), so D___D. Then 5 is V (also Roman numerals) so now we have D_V_D. The first of all letters is A, and the first of all Roman numerals/figures is I. Now we have DAVID!

 

Question 2
There are 2 men who are hairdressers. They are the only ones in town. Everyone in town goes to them and never goes to hairdressers out of town. You decide to go to the hairdressers. The one on the left has a big bald patch in the middle of his head. The one on the right's hair is lovely and shiny with no hair out of place. So, which one do you choose, the one on the left, or the one on the right?

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The one on the left, the hairdressers have to do each other’s hair.
Question  3
Three girls are taking a bull to the zoo when their car brakes down. They motion for a guy to pull over. They ask to use his phone to call the zoo. He agrees, but says it would cost them $1 for every word. They only had $1 dollar. They paid the man and five minutes later the zoo was there. What was the one word used?


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Comfortable: com(come) for(for) ta(the) ble(bull).
Question  4
A man was outside taking a walk, when it started to rain. The man didn't have an umbrella and he wasn't wearing a hat. His clothes got soaked, yet not a single hair on his head got wet. How could this happen?


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The man was bald.
Question  5
There is a man on an island prison, he cannot swim. One day he escapes using nothing but himself. There is no bridge. How does he do it?


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He escapes in the winter when the body of water surrounding the island is frozen. He simply walks away.
Question  6
Mr. and Mrs. Smith have seven daughters. If each daughter has a brother how many children do Mr. and Mrs. Smith have?


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They have eight children.
Question  7
A murderer is condemned to death. He has to choose among three rooms. The first is full of raging fires, the second is full of assassins with loaded guns, and the third is full of lions that haven't eaten in 3 years. Which room is safest for him?


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The third one. Lions that haven’t eaten in three years are dead.
Question  8
Henry walked down the street and bumped into his old friend from university. "I haven't seen you for ages! I've married someone you wouldn't know." said the young friend . "This is our daughter!" "And what's your name, girl?" Henry asked the little girl who was holding his friend's hand. "It's the same as my mummy!" Said the girl. "Oh so it's Teagan, is it?" Henry asked. He was right! How did he know the girl's name?


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The old friend of Henry’s was the mother of the little girl! Most people would assume that Teagan Senior (the friend) was a man because Henry was a man! So Henry just said the name of his friend!
Question 9
Two men went to a pet store to buy a puppy. The first man paid $10 and the clerk asked him if he would like a poodle, a labrador, or a golden retriever. The man chose a poodle. The other man gave the clerk $10. The clerk gave the man a golden retriever. The clerk and man both said nothing. How did the clerk know what the man wanted?


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The prices for the dogs were: Poodle $8, Labrador $9, Golden Retriever $10. The first man put down a $10 bill so he could chose what he wanted. The second man put down $10, one $5 bill and five $1 bills therefore the clerk knew what the man wanted.
Question 10
Two trains are on the same railroad track; one is headed east the other west, they both leave the station at 1:00 and are travelling at the same speed. Yet they didn't crash into each other. How can this be?


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They went at the same time but one went at 1:00 in the afternoon and one went at 1:00 in the morning.

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