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Guest Author - Victoria Abreo

1. Name an English word of more than 2 letters that both begins and ends with the letters "he" in that order. There are two possible answers. "hehe" is not acceptable. haha!

2. A man was found murdered on Sunday morning. His wife immediately called the police. The police questioned the wife and staff and got their alibis:

The Wife said she was sleeping.
The Cook was cooking breakfast.
The Gardener was picking vegetables.
The Maid was getting the mail.
The Butler was cleaning the closet.

The police instantly arrested the murdered. Who did it and how did they know?

3.While walking down the street I met a man. He tipped his hat and drew his cane and in this riddle I told his name. What is the mans name?

4.Old Mr. Tidy was found dead in his study by Mr. Fiend. Mr. Fiend recounted his dismal discovery to the police. "I was walking by Mr. Tidy`s house when I thought I would just pop in for a visit. I noticed his study light was on and I decided to peek in from the outside to see if he was in there. There was frost on 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." The officer immediately arrested Mr. Fiend for the murder of Mr. Tidy. How did he know Mr. Fiend was lying?

5.If you cross out all unnecessary letters in the following string of letters, a logical sentence will remain. Can you see it?

AALLLOUGNINCEACELSSSEANRYTELNETCTEERS

6.How many sides does a circle have?

7.Cross out six letters and you'll find a word that we should know. The word must be spelled out in order.

SBAIXNLETATNERSAS


8.Forward and forward I go, never looking back. My limit no one knows, more of me do they lack. Like a river I do flow, and an eagle I fly. Now can you guess, what am I?


9.Gaze at this sentence for just about sixty seconds and then explain what makes it quite different from the average sentence.
Quick! What is it?


10.Rearrange the following letters to make just one word.
USTOODWERNJ


11.If you wrote all of the numbers from 300 to 400 on a piece of paper, how many times would you have written the number 3?


12.Fill in the blanks using the same three letters at the end as at the beginning in the same order to find a place where water flows free:
_ _ _ ERGRO _ _ _


13.Why do scuba divers fall backwards out of a boat?

14.You hear me calling to you, beckoning with my shrill voice;
My keys will carry you to the place of your choice.
What am I?


15.I come in different shapes and sizes. Part of me are curves, others are straight. You can put me anywhere you like, but there is only one right place for me. What am I?

16. Gaze at this sentence for just about sixty seconds and then explain what makes it quite different from the average sentence. Quick! What is it?
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Answers:



1.Name an English word of more than 2 letters that both begins and ends with the letters "he" in that order. There are two possible answers. "hehe" is not acceptable. haha!

Headache or Heartache.


2.A man was found murdered on Sunday morning. His wife immediately called the police. The police questioned the wife and staff and got these alibis:

The Wife said she was sleeping.
The Cook was cooking breakfast.
The Gardener was picking vegetables.
The Maid was getting the mail.
The Butler was cleaning the closet.

The police instantly arrested the murdered. Who did it and how did they know?

It was the Maid. She said she was getting the mail. There is no mail on Sunday! (next day air and email doesn't count)



3.While walking down the street I met a man. He tipped his hat and drew his cane and in this riddle I told his name. What is the mans name?

and drew = Andrew



4.Old Mr. Tidy was found dead in his study by Mr. Fiend. Mr. Fiend recounted his dismal discovery to the police. "I was walking by Mr. Tidy`s house when I thought I would just pop in for a visit. I noticed his study light was on and I decided to peek in from the outside to see if he was in there. There was frost on 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." The officer immediately arrested Mr. Fiend for the murder of Mr. Tidy. How did he know Mr. Fiend was lying?

Frost forms on the inside of the window, not the outside. So Mr. Fiend could not have wiped it off to discover Mr. Tidy`s body.



5.If you cross out all unnecessary letters in the following string of letters, a logical sentence will remain. Can you see it?

AALLLOUGNINCEACELSSSEANRYTELNETCTEERS

If you cross out the letters in "ALL UNNECESSARY LETTERS", then the remaining letters will spell "A LOGICAL SENTENCE".


6.How many sides does a circle have?

Why 2 of course. The inside and the outside.



7.Cross out six letters and you'll find a word that we should know. The word must be spelled out in order.

SBAIXNLETATNERSAS

Bananas. The letters you needed to cross out were: (S-I-X-L-E-T-T-E-R-S)



8.Forward and forward I go, never looking back. My limit no one knows, more of me do they lack. Like a river I do flow, and an eagle I fly.
Now can you guess, what am I?

I am Time.



9.Gaze at this sentence for just about sixty seconds and then explain what makes it quite different from the average sentence.
Quick! What is it?

It contains all of the letters in the alphabet.



10.Rearrange the following letters to make just one word.
USTOODWERNJ

Just one word.



11.If you wrote all of the numbers from 300 to 400 on a piece of paper, how many times would you have written the number 3?

120 times.



12.Fill in the blanks using the same three letters at the end as at the beginning in the same order to find a place where water flows free:
_ _ _ ERGRO _ _ _

UNDergroUND.



13.Why do scuba divers fall backwards out of a boat?

Duh! Because if they fell forward, they'd fall into the Boat!



14.You hear me calling to you, beckoning with my shrill voice;
My keys will carry you to the place of your choice.
What am I?

A Telephone.



15.I come in different shapes and sizes. Part of me are curves, others are straight. You can put me anywhere you like, but there is only one right place for me.
What am I?

A Jigsaw Puzzle Piece.


16. Gaze at this sentence for just about sixty seconds and then explain what makes it quite different from the average sentence. Quick! What is it?

It contains all of the letters in the alphabet!
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