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


Question 1
One man shows another the portrait of a gentleman and tells him: I have neither brothers nor sisters, but this man's father is the son of my father. Who is the man in the painting?


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The gentleman in the portrait is the son of the man who is speaking.

 

Question 2
A man went to sleep and he turned off the light. The next day when he woke up there were many dead people due to his actions the night before?

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The man was a lighthouse keeper and when he turned the lights off the boats couldn’t see and crashed into the rocks.
Question  3
How can FIVE minus two equal 4


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Roman Numerals: FIVE take away F and E which leaves IV which is 4 in Roman Numerals.
Question  4
What moves forwards and backwards but has no legs, it cannot talk, it cannot walk, it doesn't slither or crawl across the floor either. It comes in different shapes, sizes and colours. What is it?


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A door
Question  5
A boy is walking around in a carnival and he sees a single man in a booth. He walks up to the man and asks what the booth is for. "Well," says the man, "I can write your exact weight on this slip of paper. If I get it wrong, I pay you $20. If I get it right, you pay me $20." The boy looks around, and seeing no scales, agrees. 5 minutes later, the man has gotten $20 from the boy. How?


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The man wrote "your exact weight" on a piece of paper.
Question  6
Two men play five complete games of checkers. Each man wins the same number of games. There are no ties. How?


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The two men were not playing against each other.
Question  7
A miller asks to marry the king's daughter. The king makes a deal with the miller and says he will write "Yes," on one card and "No" on another card. The miller will have to draw one card in front of the whole village. The night before the miller was to draw the card he heard that the king was going to write no on both cards. How can the miller be sure he gets to marry the king's daughter?


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He draws his card, rips it up and tells the king to read what’s on the card that isn’t ripped. The king will draw the "No" card so the people will think the millers card said, "Yes."
Question  8
This is an unusual paragraph. I'm curious how quickly you can find out what is so unusual about it. It looks so plain you would think nothing was wrong with it. In fact, nothing is wrong with it! It is unusual though. Study it, and think about it, but you still may not find anything odd. But if you work at it a bit, you might find out.


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The letter E, the most common letter in the English language is missing from the entire paragraph!
Question 9
You leave home and go to your right. You reach a corner and turn left. You reach another corner and turn left again. You reach another corner and turn left again and go home. When you get there, there is a person with a mask there waiting for you. What's happening?


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You are playing baseball.
Question 10
It's so strong, it does not break, It's so powerful, it penetrates a lake, Sometimes it's weak as a twig left out in the sun, It's so wonderful it gives us the power to have fun. What is it?


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Light

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