Riddles
Science
Logic
US Geography
Georgia State University
100

I’m tall when I’m young, and I’m short when I’m old. What am I?

Candle

100

What is the nearest planet to the sun?

Mercury


100

What word becomes shorter when you add two letters to it?

'Short'

100

Oklahoma City is the capital of?

Oklahoma

100

Georgia State University says this is the year it was founded. It's even on the university seal (no peeking).

1913

200

I have branches, but no fruit, trunk or leaves. What am I?

A bank

200

What’s the boiling point of water?

100 degrees celsius

200

How many apples grow on trees?

All of them

200

Capital of Texas?

Austin

200

At Five Points in downtown, this eponymous sculpture's creator, a Georgia State professor emeritus

George Beasley

300

What has to be broken before you can use it?

An egg

300

What is the largest known animal?

Blue Whale

300

A mother and father have six sons, and each son has one sister. How many people are in the family?

9

300

Boston is the capital of?

Massachusetts

300

This 1925 building on the downtown campus, one of Atlanta's first parking garages, was razed in January 2020. This building inspired the title of the Georgia State yearbook, Rampways.

Kell Hall.
(we'll also accept Ivy Street Building)

400

A little girl goes to the store and buys one dozen eggs and, as she is going home, all but three break. How many eggs are left unbroken?

3

400

True or false – lightning is hotter than the sun.

True

400

Which of the given statements is correct?

1. The yolk of the eggs are white

2. The yolk of the egg is white

Neither. They are yellow. 

400

Capital of Hawaii?

Honolulu

400

In this year, Georgia State first added "university" to its name.

1969

500

There were 2 people near the river and both of them want to get to the other side. The boat can fit only 1 person, but they both get across. How?

They were on different sides of the river

500

How many elements are there in the periodic table?

118

500

Pointing towards Stacey, Mason said,” The father of her brother is the only son of my grandfather.” How is Stacey related to Mason?

He is her brother.

500

Capital of Nevada?

Carson City

500

Musician Bob Geldof penned this song in 1979, in the WRAS FM office on campus, after reading a telex report there of a schoolyard shooting. The song charted at #1 in the UK, but only made #73 in the US (the band's only chart appearance there).

I Don't Like Mondays
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