Q.What predominant colour is a peacock’s egg?

A. Peacock Don't lay eggs.

Q. When can ten plus ten equal ten, yet ten minus ten equal twenty?

A. While putting Gloves.

Q. What word or expression does this represent?

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTVWXYZ

A. Missing U

Q.Two guards were on duty outside a barracks. One faced up the road to watch for anyone approaching from the North. The other looked down the road to see if anyone approached from the South. Suddenly one of them said to the other, "Why are you smiling?"

How did he know his companion was smiling?

A. They were facing each other.

Q. First, think of the color of clouds. Next think of the color of snow. Last, think of the color of the moon. Now, what do cows drink?

A. This was just to confuse you. Cow drinks water.

Q. You are in a room with no windows, doors or any exit. The only items are a mirror and a table. How do you escape? (Not a typical brain teaser)

A. Look in the mirror, then at the wall and back at the mirror to see what you saw. Use the saw to cut the table in half and join the two halves to make a whole. Put the "hole" on the wall and climb out.

Q. A man saw a snake crossing the road and swerved to crush it with his tires. All the street lights were off as well as the car's headlights. There were no other lights on along the road. How did the man see the snake?

A. It was Daytime.

Q.Two children were playing checkers and each played five games. Both children won the same number of games yet there were no ties. How is this possible?

A. They must be playing with different opponents.

Q.Fill in the blanks with the same 4 letters to make 5 different words.

A ___ old woman on ____ bent, picked up her ____ and away she went. “____ my son” she was heard to say, “what shall we do to ____ today?”

A vile, evil, veil, Levi, live

Q.Complete the following puzzle such that every last (unknown) letter of each four letter word combines to form a eight letter word which is a name of a flower.

H A N _

A R E _

H O O _

D E A _

A L S _

C A R _

T A X _

H E L _

A. Daffodil.

Q.What is so fragile that even if you say its name you break it.

A. Silence

Q.Find the missing number

5, 8, 12, __, 24, 30, 36

A. Add consecutive prime numbers to get the answer.

ex. 2 + 3 =5 , 3 + 5 = 8....

Q. Find the 9-letter word which is antonymous to the phrase 'friendly and outgoing', starts with a vowel and has the word 'OVER' in it.

A. Extrovert.

Q.A word has two meanings

it can either mean 'seashore' or 'to move or behave aimlessly'

A. Coast.

Find that word

Q.A farmer challenges an engineer, a physicist, and a mathematician to fence off the largest amount of area using the least amount of fence.

The engineer made his fence in a circle and said it was the most efficient.

The physicist made a long line and said that the length was infinite. Then he said that fencing half of the Earth was the best.

The mathematician laughed at the others and with his design, beat the others. What did he do?

A. He made a circle around him and told him that he is out of the fence.

Q. If you were to put a coin into an empty bottle and then insert a cork in the bottle's opening, how could you remove the coin without taking out the cork or breaking the bottle?

A. break the cork.

Q. A rooster lays an egg at the very top of a slanted roof. Which side is the egg going to roll off on?

A. Rooster don't lay eggs.

Q. An Arab sheikh tells his two sons to race their camels to a distant city to see who will inherit his fortune. The one whose camel is slower will win. The brothers, after wandering aimlessly for days, ask a wise man for advise. After hearing the advice they jump on the camels and race as fast as they can to the city. What does the wise man say?

A. He told him to exchange the horses.

Q.What seven-letter word has hundreds of letters in it?

A. Mailbox / Postbox

Q.Two women apply for a job. They are identical and have the same mother, father and birthday. The interviewer asks, "Are you twins?" to which they honestly reply, "No".

How is this possible?

A. They were triplets

Q.Can you find aneight letter word?

Letters 1, 2, 6, 7, 4, 3 spell the period during which a seasonal-breeding animal can mate.

Letters 2, 8, 4, 5 spell a skin disease.

Letters 8, 7, 4, 5, 1, 2 spell a theater where films are shown.

Letters 5, 4, 7, 3, 1, 2 a riddle, a difficult problem.

A. Magnetic

Q. So you can spell coke, joke, poke but how do you spell the white of an egg?

A. albumen

Q.What is the total number of digits used in numbering the pages of a book having 421 pages?

A. 1155

Q. If the anagram 'Engine Dirt' represents the word 'Ingredient' then what does the anagram 'O Dear! Guns' represent.

A. Dangerous

Q. Shyam's mother has four children. If the first child is called red, second is called orange, third is called yellow, then what is the name of fourth child

A. Shyam

Q. Before Mt. Everest was discovered, what was the highest mountain in the world?

A. Mount Everest

Q. A farmer has five haystacks in one field and four haystacks in another. How many haystacks would he have if he combined them all in one field?

A. One ( A big Haystack)

Q. How much dirt is there in a hole that measures two feet by three feet by four feet?

A. None

Q. What word in the English language is always spelled incorrectly?

A. Incorrectly

Q. If 1 means 3, 2 means 3, 3 means 5, 4 means 4, 5 means 4, 6 means 3, 7 means 5, 8 means 5, 9 means 4 and 10 means 3, then what does 11 mean?

A. 6 ( Count the number of letters )

Q. Two persons are standing 10 metres apart say A and B. Person at point A covers half the distance to B every second.

After how many seconds will the person reach to point B and meet the other person?

A. Infinite ( NEVER )

Q. A teacher asked the children in herclass to stand in the form of a circle. Itwas observed that the 5th child wasstanding opposite to the 21st child.How many children are there in theclass?

A. 32

Q. Write three 3-digit numbers whosesum is 900. The condition is that digit0 is not to be used and no digitshould be common in the numbers.

A. 198 + 267 + 435

Q.Once upon a time a king announced a swayamvara for his daughter’s marriage. The challenge of the swayamvara was to find the safe room to enter among the following four:

A room full of poisonous snakes

A room with a magician who turns anyone to stone just by looking at the person

A room acting as a prison for a lion that is kept hungry to last two years

A room set on fireWhat do you think was the correct answer?

Answer : A room acting as a prison for a lion that is kept hungry to last two years. As the lion would be dead uptill now.

Q.The more you take, the more you leave behind.

What are they?

A. Foot Steps

Q. How many Rectangles are their in 8*8 Square chess Board?

A. 1296 ( 9C2 * 9C2 )

Q. A lady buys goods of $200 froma shop and she pays a $500 noteto the shopkeeper.The shopkeeper gets the changefrom the next shop and keeps$200 for himself and returns$300 to the lady.The lady then leaves the shop

with her purchased goods. After10 minutes the next shop ownerreturns the $500 note saying it is'duplicate' and take his moneyback.Now, how much total loss didthis shopkeeper had to suffer ?

A . $700

Q. Where does April come before March?

A . Dictionary

Q . I have Rs 1,850 in my purse. There are equal number of 10 paise coins, 25 paise coins, 50 paise coins and 1 rupee coins in the purse. Then, how many of each denomination I have?

A. 1000

Q. How are the following sentences related?

No, it is open on one position.

Sit on a potato pan, Otis.

Won't lovers revolt now?

A. They all are palindromes. Read same from Backward.

Q. Up to which point, a squirrel can run into a garden.

A. Midway , After that it would be running out of the Garden.

Q. There are hundred eggs in a big basket and can either be fresh or rotten. However, we can be sure that there is at least one fesh egg in the basket. If we were to randomly pick two eggs from the basket then at least one of them will be rotten. How many eggs are fresh and how many are rotten?

A. 1 Fresh , 99 Rotten.

Q. There is a box full of fruits,all but two are grapes, all but two are apples, and all but two are oranges. How many fruits are in the box ?

A. THREE . ( Now verify your Answer )

Q.Find the missing number in the series 84, 155, 258, ?, 584, 819.

A. 399 (N^3 + N^2 +N ) Put N = 7.

Q.If loop is something you swim in, and reward is something you open, then the word lever will give you the answer.Whats The Answer ?

A. REVEL . Just reverse the letters.

Q.Seema is an intelligent student. To check her level of intelligence, her father had asked her to obtain a sum of 1000 using exactly sixteen 4s and only one mathematical operator. Can Seema solve this problem and if yes, then how?

A. 444 + 444 + 44 + 44 + 4 + 4 + 4 + 4 + 4 + 4

Q. Men A, B and C want u to divide their 17 Camels among them with a ratio A=1/2, B=1/3 and C=1/9. They Came to U and want u to divide without Cutting any Camel. How Could u Divide.

A.He Borrows a camel. That gives them 18.

Then A gets 1/2 of them, or 9. B gets 1/3 of them, or 6. C gets 1/9 of them, or 2.

Q. Make 10 by using Exactly three 1's and no other numbers with any mathematical operation and functions.

A. (1/.1 )*1

Q. Scientists have proven that cats have more hair on one side than their other side.Some people believe that this is because when cats lay on their side they need insulation from the cold on the floor or ground.

Which side of a cat has more hair?

A. OUTSIDE

Q.I live above a star, and yet I never burn

I have eleven neighbors and yet none of them turn

I am visited in sequence, first, last or in between, PRS (& sometimes Q) are my initials.

What AM I??

A. Number 7

Q. What is the longest word in the English dictionary. Can you spell it?

A. I-T

Q. Who can shave 20 times a day and still have a beard?

A. A Barber

Q.Why is it so easy to weigh fish?

A. Because they got their own scales.

Q.While on Safari in the wild jungles of Africa, Professor Nancy woke one morning and felt something in thepocket of her pajamas, It had a head and a tail. She could feel it move inside of her pocket. However, she showed little concern and went about her morning activities. Why wasn't she concerned?

A. It was a coin.

Q. Two fathers and two sons went to a shop and bought some sweets. Each of them bought 1 kg of sweet. After an hour, all of them returned to home and saw that they had a total of only 3 kg of sweets. If they did not eat, lost or thrown any of the sweets, then how is it possible that they have only 3 kg of sweets?

A. They were Father , Grandfather and Son.

Q.Lana is a very attractive clerk in a candy store. She is 19 years old, is a Freshman at an Ivy League University, wears fashionable clothes, and is a highly competent mathematician. She has done a least squares analysis on her weight during the last two years and has found that the best fitting polynomial is a cubic equation.

What does she weigh?

A. Candies

Q. Make 24 by using only three 1's and no other numbers with any mathematical Operation and Function.

A. [RT. OVER {1/ .1 recurring}+1]! = [{rt over 1/(1/9)}+1]! = [rt ovr (9)+1]! = [3+1]!= 4! = 24.

Q. A cat had three kittens: January,March and May. What was the mother's name.

A. I didn't ask any questions. I just said that Mother's name is WHAT

.Q. How To get the answer 24 by only using the numbers 8,8,3,3 with any mathematical operations.

A. sqrt(8+8)*(3+3)=24

Q. A man was to be sentenced, and the judge told him, "You may make a statement. If it is true, I'll sentence you to four years in prison. If it is false, I'll sentence you to six years in prison." After the man made his statement, the judge decided to let him go free. What did the man say?

A. He said I would be jailed for 6 years.

Q. When can you add 2 to 11 and get 1 as the correct answer?

A. A Clock

Q. One third of six and two thirds of eleven make seven.

A. (S)ix el(EVEN) = SEVEN.

Q.Can you arrange four 1's and use of up-to 2 math symbols , make the total be 100 ?

A. 11/.11

Q. See H to left , See H to right , and you are in the middle. Which place is it ?

A. CHURCH ( where C=see , You are = UR )

Q. Pronounced as one letter but written with three, two different letters there are and two only in me. I'm double, I'm single I'm black, blue, and gray. I'm read from both ends and the same either way.

What am I??

A. EYE

A. Peacock Don't lay eggs.

Q. When can ten plus ten equal ten, yet ten minus ten equal twenty?

A. While putting Gloves.

Q. What word or expression does this represent?

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTVWXYZ

A. Missing U

Q.Two guards were on duty outside a barracks. One faced up the road to watch for anyone approaching from the North. The other looked down the road to see if anyone approached from the South. Suddenly one of them said to the other, "Why are you smiling?"

How did he know his companion was smiling?

A. They were facing each other.

Q. First, think of the color of clouds. Next think of the color of snow. Last, think of the color of the moon. Now, what do cows drink?

A. This was just to confuse you. Cow drinks water.

Q. You are in a room with no windows, doors or any exit. The only items are a mirror and a table. How do you escape? (Not a typical brain teaser)

A. Look in the mirror, then at the wall and back at the mirror to see what you saw. Use the saw to cut the table in half and join the two halves to make a whole. Put the "hole" on the wall and climb out.

Q. A man saw a snake crossing the road and swerved to crush it with his tires. All the street lights were off as well as the car's headlights. There were no other lights on along the road. How did the man see the snake?

A. It was Daytime.

Q.Two children were playing checkers and each played five games. Both children won the same number of games yet there were no ties. How is this possible?

A. They must be playing with different opponents.

Q.Fill in the blanks with the same 4 letters to make 5 different words.

A ___ old woman on ____ bent, picked up her ____ and away she went. “____ my son” she was heard to say, “what shall we do to ____ today?”

A vile, evil, veil, Levi, live

**A vile old woman on evil bent, picked up her veil and away she went. “Levi my son” she was heard to say, “what shall we do to live today?”**Q.Complete the following puzzle such that every last (unknown) letter of each four letter word combines to form a eight letter word which is a name of a flower.

H A N _

A R E _

H O O _

D E A _

A L S _

C A R _

T A X _

H E L _

A. Daffodil.

Q.What is so fragile that even if you say its name you break it.

A. Silence

Q.Find the missing number

5, 8, 12, __, 24, 30, 36

A. Add consecutive prime numbers to get the answer.

ex. 2 + 3 =5 , 3 + 5 = 8....

Q. Find the 9-letter word which is antonymous to the phrase 'friendly and outgoing', starts with a vowel and has the word 'OVER' in it.

A. Extrovert.

Q.A word has two meanings

it can either mean 'seashore' or 'to move or behave aimlessly'

A. Coast.

Find that word

Q.A farmer challenges an engineer, a physicist, and a mathematician to fence off the largest amount of area using the least amount of fence.

The engineer made his fence in a circle and said it was the most efficient.

The physicist made a long line and said that the length was infinite. Then he said that fencing half of the Earth was the best.

The mathematician laughed at the others and with his design, beat the others. What did he do?

A. He made a circle around him and told him that he is out of the fence.

Q. If you were to put a coin into an empty bottle and then insert a cork in the bottle's opening, how could you remove the coin without taking out the cork or breaking the bottle?

A. break the cork.

Q. A rooster lays an egg at the very top of a slanted roof. Which side is the egg going to roll off on?

A. Rooster don't lay eggs.

Q. An Arab sheikh tells his two sons to race their camels to a distant city to see who will inherit his fortune. The one whose camel is slower will win. The brothers, after wandering aimlessly for days, ask a wise man for advise. After hearing the advice they jump on the camels and race as fast as they can to the city. What does the wise man say?

A. He told him to exchange the horses.

Q.What seven-letter word has hundreds of letters in it?

A. Mailbox / Postbox

Q.Two women apply for a job. They are identical and have the same mother, father and birthday. The interviewer asks, "Are you twins?" to which they honestly reply, "No".

How is this possible?

A. They were triplets

Q.Can you find aneight letter word?

Letters 1, 2, 6, 7, 4, 3 spell the period during which a seasonal-breeding animal can mate.

Letters 2, 8, 4, 5 spell a skin disease.

Letters 8, 7, 4, 5, 1, 2 spell a theater where films are shown.

Letters 5, 4, 7, 3, 1, 2 a riddle, a difficult problem.

A. Magnetic

Q. So you can spell coke, joke, poke but how do you spell the white of an egg?

A. albumen

Q.What is the total number of digits used in numbering the pages of a book having 421 pages?

A. 1155

Q. If the anagram 'Engine Dirt' represents the word 'Ingredient' then what does the anagram 'O Dear! Guns' represent.

A. Dangerous

Q. Shyam's mother has four children. If the first child is called red, second is called orange, third is called yellow, then what is the name of fourth child

A. Shyam

Q. Before Mt. Everest was discovered, what was the highest mountain in the world?

A. Mount Everest

Q. A farmer has five haystacks in one field and four haystacks in another. How many haystacks would he have if he combined them all in one field?

A. One ( A big Haystack)

Q. How much dirt is there in a hole that measures two feet by three feet by four feet?

A. None

Q. What word in the English language is always spelled incorrectly?

A. Incorrectly

Q. If 1 means 3, 2 means 3, 3 means 5, 4 means 4, 5 means 4, 6 means 3, 7 means 5, 8 means 5, 9 means 4 and 10 means 3, then what does 11 mean?

A. 6 ( Count the number of letters )

Q. Two persons are standing 10 metres apart say A and B. Person at point A covers half the distance to B every second.

After how many seconds will the person reach to point B and meet the other person?

A. Infinite ( NEVER )

Q. A teacher asked the children in herclass to stand in the form of a circle. Itwas observed that the 5th child wasstanding opposite to the 21st child.How many children are there in theclass?

A. 32

Q. Write three 3-digit numbers whosesum is 900. The condition is that digit0 is not to be used and no digitshould be common in the numbers.

A. 198 + 267 + 435

Q.Once upon a time a king announced a swayamvara for his daughter’s marriage. The challenge of the swayamvara was to find the safe room to enter among the following four:

A room full of poisonous snakes

A room with a magician who turns anyone to stone just by looking at the person

A room acting as a prison for a lion that is kept hungry to last two years

A room set on fireWhat do you think was the correct answer?

Answer : A room acting as a prison for a lion that is kept hungry to last two years. As the lion would be dead uptill now.

Q.The more you take, the more you leave behind.

What are they?

A. Foot Steps

Q. How many Rectangles are their in 8*8 Square chess Board?

A. 1296 ( 9C2 * 9C2 )

Q. A lady buys goods of $200 froma shop and she pays a $500 noteto the shopkeeper.The shopkeeper gets the changefrom the next shop and keeps$200 for himself and returns$300 to the lady.The lady then leaves the shop

with her purchased goods. After10 minutes the next shop ownerreturns the $500 note saying it is'duplicate' and take his moneyback.Now, how much total loss didthis shopkeeper had to suffer ?

A . $700

Q. Where does April come before March?

A . Dictionary

Q . I have Rs 1,850 in my purse. There are equal number of 10 paise coins, 25 paise coins, 50 paise coins and 1 rupee coins in the purse. Then, how many of each denomination I have?

A. 1000

Q. How are the following sentences related?

No, it is open on one position.

Sit on a potato pan, Otis.

Won't lovers revolt now?

A. They all are palindromes. Read same from Backward.

Q. Up to which point, a squirrel can run into a garden.

A. Midway , After that it would be running out of the Garden.

Q. There are hundred eggs in a big basket and can either be fresh or rotten. However, we can be sure that there is at least one fesh egg in the basket. If we were to randomly pick two eggs from the basket then at least one of them will be rotten. How many eggs are fresh and how many are rotten?

A. 1 Fresh , 99 Rotten.

Q. There is a box full of fruits,all but two are grapes, all but two are apples, and all but two are oranges. How many fruits are in the box ?

A. THREE . ( Now verify your Answer )

Q.Find the missing number in the series 84, 155, 258, ?, 584, 819.

A. 399 (N^3 + N^2 +N ) Put N = 7.

Q.If loop is something you swim in, and reward is something you open, then the word lever will give you the answer.Whats The Answer ?

A. REVEL . Just reverse the letters.

Q.Seema is an intelligent student. To check her level of intelligence, her father had asked her to obtain a sum of 1000 using exactly sixteen 4s and only one mathematical operator. Can Seema solve this problem and if yes, then how?

A. 444 + 444 + 44 + 44 + 4 + 4 + 4 + 4 + 4 + 4

Q. Men A, B and C want u to divide their 17 Camels among them with a ratio A=1/2, B=1/3 and C=1/9. They Came to U and want u to divide without Cutting any Camel. How Could u Divide.

A.He Borrows a camel. That gives them 18.

Then A gets 1/2 of them, or 9. B gets 1/3 of them, or 6. C gets 1/9 of them, or 2.

Q. Make 10 by using Exactly three 1's and no other numbers with any mathematical operation and functions.

A. (1/.1 )*1

Q. Scientists have proven that cats have more hair on one side than their other side.Some people believe that this is because when cats lay on their side they need insulation from the cold on the floor or ground.

Which side of a cat has more hair?

A. OUTSIDE

Q.I live above a star, and yet I never burn

I have eleven neighbors and yet none of them turn

I am visited in sequence, first, last or in between, PRS (& sometimes Q) are my initials.

What AM I??

A. Number 7

Q. What is the longest word in the English dictionary. Can you spell it?

A. I-T

Q. Who can shave 20 times a day and still have a beard?

A. A Barber

Q.Why is it so easy to weigh fish?

A. Because they got their own scales.

Q.While on Safari in the wild jungles of Africa, Professor Nancy woke one morning and felt something in thepocket of her pajamas, It had a head and a tail. She could feel it move inside of her pocket. However, she showed little concern and went about her morning activities. Why wasn't she concerned?

A. It was a coin.

Q. Two fathers and two sons went to a shop and bought some sweets. Each of them bought 1 kg of sweet. After an hour, all of them returned to home and saw that they had a total of only 3 kg of sweets. If they did not eat, lost or thrown any of the sweets, then how is it possible that they have only 3 kg of sweets?

A. They were Father , Grandfather and Son.

Q.Lana is a very attractive clerk in a candy store. She is 19 years old, is a Freshman at an Ivy League University, wears fashionable clothes, and is a highly competent mathematician. She has done a least squares analysis on her weight during the last two years and has found that the best fitting polynomial is a cubic equation.

What does she weigh?

A. Candies

Q. Make 24 by using only three 1's and no other numbers with any mathematical Operation and Function.

A. [RT. OVER {1/ .1 recurring}+1]! = [{rt over 1/(1/9)}+1]! = [rt ovr (9)+1]! = [3+1]!= 4! = 24.

Q. A cat had three kittens: January,March and May. What was the mother's name.

A. I didn't ask any questions. I just said that Mother's name is WHAT

.Q. How To get the answer 24 by only using the numbers 8,8,3,3 with any mathematical operations.

A. sqrt(8+8)*(3+3)=24

Q. A man was to be sentenced, and the judge told him, "You may make a statement. If it is true, I'll sentence you to four years in prison. If it is false, I'll sentence you to six years in prison." After the man made his statement, the judge decided to let him go free. What did the man say?

A. He said I would be jailed for 6 years.

Q. When can you add 2 to 11 and get 1 as the correct answer?

A. A Clock

Q. One third of six and two thirds of eleven make seven.

A. (S)ix el(EVEN) = SEVEN.

Q.Can you arrange four 1's and use of up-to 2 math symbols , make the total be 100 ?

A. 11/.11

Q. See H to left , See H to right , and you are in the middle. Which place is it ?

A. CHURCH ( where C=see , You are = UR )

Q. Pronounced as one letter but written with three, two different letters there are and two only in me. I'm double, I'm single I'm black, blue, and gray. I'm read from both ends and the same either way.

What am I??

A. EYE