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A seven letter word containing thousands of letters…what am I?

What fastens two people yet touches only one?

Robin tosses a coin 10 times and it landed in the heads up position all ten times. So what are the possible chances for him to toss it up again and get landed in heads up position?

The gold of the mountains of Fire.
No coin has ever been made of.
Mages are the golds buyer.
With coal and iron it takes the roof off.

Who do witches stop for on the highway?

What did the pirate dad say on his 80th birthday?

What month of the year has 28 days?

What belongs to you but is used more by others?

Analyze the picture below. The King of Moghul have tied you on the tree heads down for having an affair with his daughter. The other end of the rope has been anchored on the ground below which a candle is lit that is slowly burning away the rope. A cannibal lion has been left loose in the scenario that is waiting for you to drop down so he can eat you up.
But there is a way through which you can survive the situation. Can you think of it?

In an odd little town, was an odd little stream with odd little fish in an odd little team.
A stranger approached a local fisherman, and asked him how much his odd little fish weighed.
The odd little man replied, “All the fish in this stream weigh exactly 1/2 of a pound plus 1/2 of a fish.” Isn’t that odd?
How many pounds does an odd little fish weigh?

What did the horse wish for on its birthday?

Outside a room there are three light switches. One of switch is connected to a light bulb inside the room.
Each of the three switches can be either ‘ON’ or ‘OFF’.

You are allowed to set each switch the way you want it and then enter the room(note: you can enter the room only once)

Your task is to then determine which switch controls the bulb ??

Which three letters can frighten a thief away?

I can be stolen or given away and you’ll live but you can’t live without me. What am I?

What did the baseball glove say to the baseball?

Why was the snowman sad?

What can eat a lot of iron without getting sick?

A woman is sitting in her hotel room when someone knocks at the door. She opened the door to find a man she’s never seen before. He says, “Oh I’m sorry, I made a mistake and thought this was my room.” He then ran away and got into an elevator so the woman shut her door and phoned security. What made the woman so suspicious?

What kind of cake do ghosts like?

I’m red or green and grow on a vine. I’m dried to make raisins and squeezed to make wine. What am I?

This place has hardly any lights, but a lot of creaking floors. There are all kinds of strange noises and some random slamming doors. What is it?

What can you break, even if you never pick it up or touch it?

Why are bad school grades like a shipwreck in the Arctic Ocean?

What happens if no one comes to your birthday party?

A man was running home. Near home he found a masked man. He stopped, then he turned around and ran back to where he started. Why?

My first’s in sea but never in ocean, my second’s in change but never in motion.

My third’s in boat but never in ship, my fourth’s in travel and also in trip,

My fifth’s in dark but never in caves, my whole has a triangle that pokes from the waves.

How many people has Cupid helped find love for this Valentine’s Day?

How do eight eights add up to one thousand?

You are given a set of scales and 12 marbles. The scales are of the old balance variety. That is, a small dish hangs from each end of a rod that is balanced in the middle. The device enables you to conclude either that the contents of the dishes weigh the same or that the dish that falls lower has heavier contents than the other.
The 12 marbles appear to be identical. In fact, 11 of them are identical, and one is of a different weight. Your task is to identify the unusual marble and discard it. You are allowed to use the scales three times if you wish, but no more.

Note that the unusual marble may be heavier or lighter than the others. You are asked to both identify it and determine whether it is heavy or light.

There were three men swimming in the sea. When the coastguard called them into the beach, only two of the men had wet hair. Why?

In what year did Christmas Day and New Year’s Day fall in the same year?

A man is found hanging in a room four feet off the floor. There is nothing else in the room except for a large puddle of water below him. The police do not see anything the man would have climb on to hang himself. Did he commit suicide and, if so, how did he do it?

What did the pickle say to his Valentine?

What building has the most stories?

A king with no queen, sons, or daughters decides to work out a way of choosing his next in line. He gives all the children in the kingdom a single seed and says that whoever has the largest, most beautiful plant will inherit his throne. When the day comes, all the children present gargantuan plants, but he decides to choose a little girl with an empty plant pot as his successor. Why?

What did the two volcanos say to each other on valentine’s day?

After sneaking in the abode, had he met this influential figure, he would cut his carpus, he thought to himself, who was he?

What is large, yet never grows; has roots that cannot be seen; is taller than trees?

A farmer has 19 sheep on his land. One day, a big storm hits, and all but seven run away. How many sheep does the farmer have left?

What has a tail and a head, but no body?

What did the two volcanos say to each other on valentine’s day?

What kind of music do rabbits like?

Mankind it mars, speech it hinders, yet speech it will inspire. What is it?

What do you call a cow spying on another cow?

It is found in Christmas socks, Christmas scarves, and Christmas mittens; and often in the paws of playful kittens. What is it?

She is friends with Ron Weasley and is known for reading books and magical spells that she loves more than life; failure and insecurity are her biggest life fear. Who is she?

A couple – Peter Parker and Mary Jane are madly in love with each other, but they live miles apart. Peter wants to send a gold ring to Mary to celebrate their first anniversary together but in a country where people steal anything unlocked, he can’t send it to her without locking it inside a box. Now, Peter and Mary have a lot of padlocks with them, but they don’t have the key to the padlock for one another’s. How will Peter send the ring now?

What do you get when you cross an apple and a Christmas tree?

What do you call candy that was stolen?

Its ready to walk when I’m all tied up, but really should stop when I’m untied. What am I?

I am hard as a rock but when put in hot water, I immediately melt. What am I?

What has feathers, a bowed head, and kneels?

How can you tell when there is an elephant in your sandwich?

What do you get if you cross a tortoise with a cooking pot?

Tom was asked to paint numbers outside 100 apartments, which means he will have to paint numbers one through 100.
How many times will he have to paint the number eight?

What is easy to get into but hard to get out of?

Mrs. Jones has four daughters. Each of her daughters has one brother. How many children does Mrs. Jones have?

What walks on four feet in the morning, two in the afternoon, and three at night?

When does Christmas come before Thanksgiving?

What has roots as nobody sees,
Is taller than trees,
Up, up it goes,
And yet never grows?

They can be long or short;
they can be grown or bought;
they can be painted or left bare;
they can be round or square.

What is it that has a bottom at the top of them?

Why was the polar bear so popular?

What did one pig say to the other?

How many months in the year has 28 days?

What gets wet while it dries?

What round, red veggie are all the other vegetables afraid of?

John went to a cafe and asked for a cup of tea. He was served the tea but sent it back because there was a fly in the cup. He was served a new cup of tea, but he realized it was the same cup of tea and not a fresh one. He got angry and shouted at the waiter. How did John realize that it wasn’t a fresh cup of tea?

A man found an old coin and declared that the date on it was 150 B.C. This could not be true. Why?

What connects two people, but touches only one?

A man drank the punch at a party and left quite early. Others who drunk the punch died because of poisoning. Why didn’t the man die?

While a cat was outside, it started to downpour. The cat couldn’t find any shelter and got completely soaked by the rain, yet not a single hair was wet. How could this be?

Never resting, never still; moving silently from hill to hill; it does not walk, run or trot; all is cool where it is not

The cost of making only the maker knows,
Valueless if bought, but sometimes traded.
A poor man may give one as easily as a king.
When one is broken pain and deceit are assured.

“Out of the eater came forth meat, and out of the strong came sweetness.”

Where does the Easter bunny eat breakfast?

If you are running in a race and you pass the person in second place, what place are you in?

Ankit Garg was found dead in his bedroom by her maid shweta.

shweta tell the story to detecive “sherlock holmes” : Just after completing the work I noticed his study light was on and I decided to look in from the outside to see if he was in there. There was frost all over the window, so I had to wipe it away to see inside. that is when I saw his body. So I kicked in the front door to confirm my suspicions of foul play. I called the police immediately afterward.’

With clue from sherlock holmes immediately knows that killer was the Gardner.

What has feathers, a beak, and is dressed?

A person doesn’t have to search long or far. This is where most people end up keeping their car. Where is this?

What do you call a snowman in July?

What do you get when you have Broom Hilda on the beach with a turkey?

Tom is younger than Dave but older than Jill. Lou is older than Sally who is older than Tom. Dave is older than Lou. Who is the middle child?

Give it food and it will live; give it water and it will die. What is it?

Over 1,000 people went down on me. I wasnt a maiden for long. Something really big and hard ripped me open. What am I?

I am never exactly what I appear to be. I may seem straight forward, but I’m afraid that is only skin deep. Mystery most often lies beneath my simple words. Sharpen your wits, and open your eyes. Read me backwards, forwards, upside down. Look beyond my exteriors and answer this simple question. What am I?

I am the beginning of everything, the end of everywhere. I’m the beginning of eternity, the end of time and space. What am I?

It gets passed among men and builds without growing.
It serves to injure from a source unknowing.
What is it?

Tom weighs half as much as Peter and Jerry weigh 3 times the weight of Tom. Their total weight is 720 pounds. Can you figure out the individual weights of each man?

A grandmother, two mothers, and two daughters went to a baseball game together and bought one ticket each.
How many tickets did they buy in total?

When the Pilgrims walked off their boat into the New World, on what did they stand?

I am a tree that has no roots. I am bread with no taste. We live together yet not freely. I am a home that needs no place

I am a food that is so sweet…a red and white curled big or little holiday treat.

We are little airy creatures,
all of different voice and features,
one of us in glass is set.
One of us you’ll find in jet.
Another you may see in tin.
And the fourth a box within.
If the fifth you should pursue,
it can never fly from you.
What are we?

How many letters are there in the English alphabet?

Poor people have it. Rich people need it. If you eat it you die. What is it?

What belongs to you, but other people use it more?

Where does one wall meet the other wall?

I love carrots they are good to munch,
Head to the place you might have lunch.

Ghosts and vampires will come looking for me on a dark autumn night and, with a ding and a buzz will eagerly wait with open arms for me. What am I?

I’m (usually) white and used for cutting and grinding. When I’m damaged, humans usually remove me or fill me. For most animals I am a useful tool. What am I?

What happens when you fall in love with a French chef?

What starts with an A and ends with an E and is found in a square, rectangle, and triangle. What is it?

I’ve crowned victors’ heads since ancient Rome. Around Christmastime, I might be in your home. What am I?

They belong to me; they belong to you;
They can make you feel happy or make you feel blue;
They never end until the day you do

A girl was ten on her last birthday, and will be twelve on her next birthday. How is this possible?

A man is holding exactly $5.25, but only has one coin. How is this possible?

I turn once, what is out will not get in. I turn again, what is in will not get out. What am I?

Who is old, has a white beard, performs magic but is forgotten on Halloween?

What do you call the fear of Santa Claus?

My dewy voice and sappy smile will lure you into my tower. But do not tarry, for you can’t be late, and the walk is half an hour. Who am I?

Starts with B and ends with T; he is friends with Belle and has a huge library. He is the opposite of beauty. Who is he?

What do snowmen do when they’re angry at you?

It belongs to you, but other people use it more than you do. What is it?

There were five men at church, and it started raining while they were outside. The four that ran still got wet, but the one that was still stayed completely dry. Why did he stay dry?

I am something people love or hate. I change people’s appearances and thoughts. If a person takes care of themself, I will go up even higher. Some people might want to try and hide me but I will show. No matter how hard people try I will never go down. What am I?

Often talked of, never seen, Ever coming, never been, Daily looked for, never here, Still approaching, coming near. Thousands for its visit wait, But alas for their fate, Though they expect me to appear, They will never find me here.

What always comes into a house through the keyhole?

A man is trapped in a room that contains only two exits. The first exit is constructed of magnifying glasses that fry anything that walks through when the sun is out and blazing hot. The second exit includes a fire breathing dragon that is bound and determined to kill. How does the man escape?

Mr. Richard was very rich. He lived in a luxurious house with his young wife and servants. In late Autumn, the police received a call from his maid. She found him stabbed in the bedroom. The detective arrived at the crime scene. He determined that there were 3 people in the house at the time of the murder.

The Cook said: I was preparing dinner.

The maid said: I was cleaning the dining room after lunch that Mr. Elliot and his wife had.

The wife said: I was swimming in the pool after lunch.

The detective realized who stabbed Mr. Richard.

Who is the killer?

What has a head, a tail, is brown, and has no legs?

I am colorful and seen across the sky. I only can be seen on a drizzling day and not night. Some people believe that I was first spotted after the floods of Noah. What am I?

I munch leaves from treetops but my feet never leave the ground. What am I?

What do you get when an apple and a Christmas tree have a baby?

What did the snowman eat?

The more you take, the more you leave behind. What am I?

Which word in the dictionary is spelled incorrectly?

Two fathers and two sons went fishing one day. They were there the whole day and only caught 3 fish. One father said, that is enough for all of us, we will have one each. How can this be possible?

The more you take away, the more I become. What am I?

There is a house. A person enters this house blind but exits it seeing. What is it?

When you have me, you will want to share me with others. If you share me with others, you will not have me anymore. What am I?

You place a skirt around my bottom once I’ve been chopped. On the other end, a star or an angel is how I get topped. What am I?

Forward I am heavy, but backward I am not. What am I?

Can you see me? Usually you can’t. I can surround you though, and surround your aunt!

What was Boaz’s persona before he married Ruth?

What has many hearts but no other organs?

What do you call a skeleton that makes you laugh and giggle when you’re sad?

As the Harry Potter books went on
Ron Weasley and I got closer
I correct the pronunciation
When people say Leviosa

Who am I?

Queen Elizabeth organized a royal party.

To Avoid uninvited guest royal family set a password.
Wayne (an uninvited person) plan to enter the party. He stand nearby the door.

First guest comes, the security person said ‘twelve’ and guest replied with six.
Second guest comes , the security person said ‘six’ and guest replied with ‘three’.

Wayne thought is enough and he walked to the entry point. The security person said ‘eight’ , Wayne replied smilingly ‘four’.
He was immediately thrown out of the party.

why ?

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

This can be a room, a box, it can be natural or artificial, it can be rare, and it is fit for a queen. What is it?

This is where most people rest their heads. You’ll be able to find a pillow as well a sheet and some blankets. Where is this?

I have no feet, no hands, no wings, but I climb to the sky. What am I?

A mom and dad have four daughters, and each daughter has a brother. How many people are in the family?

How does a penguin build a house?

I don’t have wings, but I can fly.
I don’t have eyes, but I will cry!
What am I?

Which question can you never ever answer yes to?

A boy blows 18 bubbles,
Then pops 6 eats 7,
And then he pops 5 and blows 1.
How many are left?

If you have me, you want to share me. If you share me, you don’t have me. What am I?

It’s something you share with friends.

Why couldn’t the giraffe go on the theme park rides?

If a lion had a Christmas music album, what would it be called?

People make me, save me, change me, raise me. What am I?

What word doesn’t belong in this group?
That, hat, what, mat, cat, sat, pat, or chat?

Why does Sirius Black have so many girlfriends?

I have two hands, but no thumbs. What am I?

Using four 9s, make 20.

What candy has two female pronouns?

If a rooster sits on a roof facing north, which way will the egg roll?

What is always coming but never arrives?

Why was the octopus so ticklish?

I have a little sister, they call her Peep, Peep;
She wades the waters deep, deep, deep;
She climbs the mountains high, high, high;
Poor little creature she has but one eye.

I am heavy forward, but backward I’m not. What am I?

What is the difference between the North Pole and the South Pole?

I can be round, white and shaped like a ball yet I cannot be dribbled or bounced at all. What am I?

These are what Santa likes to eat. At every house he stops, he’s looking for this treat. What are these?

What do you get if you add Adam + Eve or peanut butter + jelly or Kermit + Miss Piggy?

Why can’t you take a turkey to church?

Who lives an exhausting life?

I was once called an embryo, but I have now gone through more than eight weeks of development, so my name is now changed to what?

I am a small fruit that comes in a variety of colors, like purple, blue, red, yellow and green. I have a hard pit inside of me. I rhyme with HUM. What am I?

What do you get when you cross a fish with an elephant?

What has a neck, but no head?

What do you throw out when you want to use it, but take in when you don’t want to use it?

What runs around the whole yard without moving?

I may stand out like a sore thumb, but I can make a dark room glow and guide the others to keep the presents coming to a continuous flow. What am I?

What is the main difference between Thanksgiving and April Fools’ Day?

Where do snowmen love to dance?

What did number 2 say to number 1?

What is as big as an elephant, but weighs nothing at all?

Sometimes in the dark when it’s late at night.
I like to float around and give everyone a fright.
I’m a shadow of the living, a specter of the dead.
People often fear me when they are lying in their bed.
I float, I wail, I go through walls, I like to use your sheets.
I’m also transparent, you see.
What am I?

Poor people have it, but if rich people eat it, they will die. What’s it?

On full moon days, I walk on four legs during the night, and in the morning two. I live in packs and one of us is the alpha. What am I?

I am the only organ that named myself. What am I?

Who makes it, has no need for it.
Whoever buys it won’t use it.
Who uses it, won’t care.
What am I?

It is a 3D shape and is a part of our favorite ice-cream? What is it?

If the witch has a broom and the jack o’lantern has a candle, then what does a vampire have?

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

How did Ben Franklin feel after discovering electricity?

A house based on a foundation like the skies. A house one has covered with a veil like a secret box. A house set on a base like a goose. One enters it blind but leaves it seeing.

What can never be put in a saucepan?

What often falls at the North Pole but never gets hurt?

You can drop me from the tallest building and I’ll be fine,
but if you drop me in water I die.
What am I?

He was the Hogwarts gamekeeper
Then became one of the teachers
He’s half-human and half-giant
And he loves dangerous creatures

Who is he?

Spelled forwards I’m what you do every day, spelled backward I’m something you hate. What am I?

I am the hottest body in the solar system and I keep everyone warm. Who am I?

It is the sum total of all the sides of a quadrilateral; it is also calculated while fencing a plot?

What has legs but cannot walk?

Two pills, a safe one and a dangerous one, were given to a group of victims to take. All of them died even though they took their pills in a random order. How did they die?

Frankenstein’s father has three sons. The names of two of them are Snap and Crackle. What is the third son called?

A man shaves several times a day, yet he still has a beard. Who is this man?