Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Answer Some Riddles

Q 1Can you think of a word that changes both number and gender when you add the letter 'S'?

AnsPrinces to Princess

Q 2To cross the water I'm the way,

For water I'm above;

I touch it not, and truth to say,
I neither swim nor move. What am I?

AnsA bridge

Q 3:  What do the numbers 11, 69, and 88 all have in common?

AnsThey read the same backwards and forward.

Q 4What word in the English language uses all five vowels plus Y in alphabetical order and uses each one only once?


Q 5What five-letter word becomes shorter when you add two letters to it?


Q 6Whoever makes it, tells it not. Whoever takes it, knows it not. Whoever knows it, wants it not. What is it?

Ans :  Counterfeit money

Q 7:  Two bodies have I;

Tho' both join'd in one,

The stiller I stand,

The faster I run.

AnsAn hour glass timer

Q 8I have a large money box, 10 inches square and 12 inches tall. Roughly how many pennies can I place in my empty money box?

AnsOnly 1 - after that my box won't be empty!

Q 9What is significant about the order of these numbers:

2 3 6 7 1 9 4 5 8

AnsThey are in reverse alphabetical order.

Q 10: How many times can you subtract the number two from the number fifty?

AnsYou can subtract the number two from the number fifty only ONCE. Because after that, the fifty becomes forty eight.

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