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100

What has to be broken before you can use it?

An egg!

100

 follow you all the time and copy your every move, but you can’t touch me or catch me. What am I?

Your shadow

100

What has one eye, but can’t see?

A needle!

100

What is so fragile that saying its name breaks it?

Silence

100

Which is heavier: a ton of bricks or a ton of feathers?

Neither—they both weigh a ton.

200

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

A candle!

200

 David’s parents have three sons: Snap, Crackle, and what’s the name of the third son?

David!

200

What has hands, but can’t clap?

A clock!

200

 I am always hungry and will die if not fed, but whatever I touch will soon turn red. What am I?

Fire

200

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

Seven

300

There’s a one-story house in which everything is yellow. Yellow walls, yellow doors, yellow furniture. What color are the stairs?

 There aren’t any—it’s a one-story house.

300

I shave every day, but my beard stays the same. What am I?

A barber!

300

What has words, but never speaks?

A book!

300

If there are three apples and you take away two, how many apples do you have?

 You have two apples.

300

Mary has four daughters, and each of her daughters has a brother. How many children does Mary have?

 Five—each daughter has the same brother.

400

 What is full of holes but still holds water?

A sponge!

400

 What goes up but never comes down?

Your age!

400

What has 13 hearts, but no other organs?

A deck of cards

400

Speaking of rivers, a man calls his dog from the opposite side of the river. The dog crosses the river without getting wet, and without using a bridge or boat. How?

The river was frozen

400

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

Three

500

What question can you never answer yes to?

Are you asleep yet?

500

A man who was outside in the rain without an umbrella or hat didn’t get a single hair on his head wet. Why?

He was bald

500

What can you catch, but not throw?

A Cold!

500

Two fathers and two sons are in a car, yet there are only three people in the car. How?

They are a grandfather, father and son.

500

Three doctors said that Bill was their brother. Bill says he has no brothers. How many brothers does Bill actually have?

None. He has three sisters.

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