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October 25, 2011 Updated Jul 22, 2014 at 3:54 AM CDT

 

 

 

                                                               

Daybreak Riddle Archive

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TUESDAY, JULY 22
 
An empty bus pulls up to a stop and 10 people get on.  At the next stop, 5 people get off and twice as many people get on as the first stop.  At the third stop, 25 get off.  How many people are on the bus at this point?
 
Answer:  ?
 
MONDAY, JULY 21

I have a few points, but we're not competing.  And I'll help you win when you're eating.  What am I?

Answer:  Fork

FRIDAY, JULY 18

What number do you get when you multiply all of the numbers on a telephone's number pad?

Answer: 0

THURSDAY, JULY 17

What loses its head in the morning and gets it back at night?

Answer:  A pillow 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 16

During what month do people sleep the least? 

Answer:  February. It's the shortest month after all. 

TUESDAY, JULY 15

What's orange and sounds like a parrot?

Answer: Carrot

MONDAY, JULY 14

10 candles stand burning in a dining room.  A strong breeze blows in through an open window and extinguishes 3 of them.  Assuming the wind doesn't extinguish any more candles, how many candles do you have left in the end?

Answer: 3!  The 7 candles that manage to stay lit will melt down completely. The only candles that remain in the end are the 3 that are extinguished by the wind and therefore stay intact.