Riddle of the Day
Daybreak Riddle Archive
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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17
The peacock is a bird that does not lay eggs. How do they get baby peacocks?
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16
A farmer tells his two sons to race their horses to a distant city to see who will inherit his farm. The one whose horse is slower wins. After wandering aimlessly for days, the brothers ask a wise man for guidance. Upon receiving the advice, they jump on the horses and race to the city as fast as they can.
What did the wise man say to them?
Answer: The wise man told them to switch horses.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15
If you have two twins, three triplets and four quadruplets; how many people do you have?
Answer: 9 (Two twins are 2 people, three triplets are 3 people, and four quadruplets are 4 people... 2 + 3 + 4 = 9)
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 14
A Petri dish hosts a healthy colony of bacteria. Once a minute every bacterium divides into two. The colony was founded by a single cell at noon. At exactly 12:43 (43 minutes later) the Petri dish was half full. At what time will the dish be full?
MONDAY, OCTOBER 13
A man who lives on the 10th floor takes the elevator down to the first floor every morning and goes to work. In the evening, when he comes back; on a rainy day, or if there are other people in the elevator, he goes to his floor directly. Otherwise, he goes to the seventh floor and walks up three flights of stairs to his apartment. Can you explain why?
Answer: The man is short and he can't reach the upper elevator buttons. But he can ask people to push them for him or he can also push them with his umbrella.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10
What is the moon worth?
Answer: $1.00 (because it has 4 quarters)
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 9
Which moves faster: heat or cold?
Answer: Heat: Anyone can catch a cold!
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 8
A boy goes and buys a fishing pole that is 6' 3" long. As he goes to get on the bus, the bus driver tells him that he can't take anything on the bus longer than 6'. The boy goes back to town, buys one more thing, and the bus driver allows him on the bus. What did he buy, and what did he do with it?
Answer: He bought a box that was 6' long and put the fishing pole in it diagonally
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 7
What is put on a table and cut, but never eaten?
Answer: A deck of cards
MONDAY, OCTOBER 6
Does a merry-go-round turn clockwise or counterclockwise?
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3
While living in Corpus Christi, TX, in 1964, Don Williams formed the well-remembered Pozo Seco Singers, a very successful trio that sand a variety of music from folk to pop and country. Who were the other two people in the trio with Don?
Answer: Lofton Cline & Susan Taylor
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2
Don Williams was in two movies with Bury Reynolds. What movies were they?
Answer: W.W. & The Dixie Dance Kings, Smokey & The Bandit II
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1
What year was Don Williams inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame?
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30
Don Williams' first paid job in music was in 1957 while he was in high school He and a group of friends played and sand for the opening of Billups Service Station in Taft, Texas. How much were they paid?
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 29
What is Don Williams' nickname?
Answer: Gentle Giant
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26
On which side of a venetian blind is the cord that adjusts the opening between the slats?
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 25
On which playing card is the cardmaker's trademark?
Answer: Ace of Spades
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24
Sleepy, Happy, Sneezy, Grumpy, Dopey, Doc. Who's missing?
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23
How many sides are there on a standard pencil?
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22
How many lug nuts are on a standard car wheel?
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19
How many curves are in a standard paper clip?