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100

What can you hold in your right hand, but never in your left hand?

Your left hand

100

Two in a corner, one in a room, zero in a house, but one in a shelter. What am I?

The letter r

100

If two’s company, and three’s a crowd, what are four and five?

Nine

100

What can travel all around the world without leaving its corner?

A Stamp

100

What word is pronounced the same if you take away four of its five letters?

Queue

200

You can catch this, but you can't throw it.

What is a cold?

200

What is so fragile that saying its name breaks it?

Silence

200

I am an odd number. Take away a letter and I become even. What number am I?

Seven

200

I have cities, but no houses. I have mountains, but no trees. I have water, but no fish. What am I?

A map

200

Forwards I am heavy, backward I am not. What am I?

Ton

300

What goes up but never comes down?

Your age

300

Until I am measured, I am not known. Yet how you miss me, When I have flown. What am I?

Time

300

I add six to eleven, and get five. Why is this correct?

Its 5 o'clock

300

What runs, but never walks. Murmurs, but never talks. Has a bed, but never sleeps. And has a mouth, but never eats?

A river

300

Where does today come before yesterday?

The dictionary

400

What has a bottom at the top?

Your legs

400

What begins with an “e” and only contains one letter?

An envelope

400

A girl has as many brothers as sisters, but each brother has only half as many brothers as sisters. How many brothers and sisters are there in the family?

Four sisters and three brothers

400

If the Pilgrims were still alive today, what would they be famous for?

Their age

400

What begins with T, ends with T, and has T in it?

Teapot

500

What kind of room has no doors or windows?

A mushroom

500

A man goes out in heavy rain with nothing to protect him from it. His hair doesn’t get wet. How does he do that?

He's bald

500

In reply to an inquiry about the animals on his farm, the farmer says: “I only ever keep sheep, goats, and horses. In fact, at the moment they are all sheep bar three, all goats bar four, and all horses bar five.” How many does he have of each animal?

Three sheep, two goats, one horse

500

The 22nd and 24th presidents of the United States of America had the same parents but were not brothers. How can this be possible?

They were the same man, Grover Cleveland.

500

What word in the English language does the following: the first two letters signify a male, the first three letters signify a female, the first four letters signify a great, while the entire world signifies a great woman. What is the word?

Heroine

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