## Tuesday, February 10, 2009

### Brain Teasers

How many do you know? Answers below.

#10 - Some months have 31 days; how many have 28?

#9 - If a plane crashed on the border of USA and Canada, where would they bury the survivors?

#8 - You are participating in a race. You overtake the second person. What position do you finish?

#7 - A man rides into town on his horse. He rides in on Monday spends 6 days in town and leaves on Friday. How is that possible?

#6 - Two cops walked into a room with no windows and found a dead man who obviously hung himself from the ceiling, though they couldn't figure out how. There was no chair beneath him that he might have jumped off of, or a table. Just a puddle of water. How did he do it?

#5 - It's more powerful than God. It's more evil than the devil. The poor have it. The rich need it. If you eat it, you'll die. What am I?

#4 - You have four unmarked bottles of pills each containing 100 tablets. One bottle of pills is poisoned. The good pills weigh exactly 1 gram a piece. The poisoned ones weigh exactly 1.1 gram a piece. You also have use of a scale, but can only use it one time. How can you determine with certainty which bottle of pills is poisoned?

#3 - A woman shoots her husband. Then she holds him under water for over 5 minutes. Finally, she hangs him. But 5 minutes later they both go out together and enjoy a wonderful dinner together. How can this be?

#2 - A man leaves home and takes three left turns. Upon arriving back home he comes across two men wearing masks. Who are these men?

#1 - George's mother had three children: one named April, one named May, and one named what?

Answers:
10. all of them
9. you don't bury survivors
8. second
7. his horse is named Friday
6. he stood on a block of ice
5. nothing
4. remove 1 pill from bottle #1
remove 2 pills from bottle #2
remove 3 pills from bottle #3
remove 4 pills from bottle #4
combine all 10 pills together and weigh them. If bottle #1 has the poisoned pills, the 10

pills will weigh 10.1 grams.
10.2 = bottle #2
10.3 = bottle #3
10.4 = bottle #4

3. She is a photographer... she shot a picture of her husband, developed it and hung it up to dry.
2. a catcher and an umpire

1. George