How Smart are You?

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21 February 2014

By Bronwen

Who doesn’t love a riddle? Who doesn’t love the immense feeling of satisfaction you get when finding out you got the right answer. So we hunted around for the best ones in existence, and put them in a neat list. A great way of killing time over the half term holidays if you need one.

1-      What gets wetter the more it dries?

2-      What runs but never walks?

3-      What’s taken before you get it?

4-      What can you keep and give away at the same time?

5-      What breaks when you say it?

6-      What’s full of holes but can hold water?

7-      What goes up and down, but never moves?

8-      What flies but never goes anywhere?

9-      Which month of the year has 22 days?

10-   What has a bottom at the top?

11-   In which battle did Napoleon die?

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

13-   Why did the Mexican shoot his wife?

14-   What do you give a dog with a fever?

15-   What can you put in a cup, but not take out?


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1-      A towel

2-      Water

3-      A picture

4-      A cold

5-      Silence

6-      A sponge

7-      Stairs

8-      A flag

9-      All months

10-   Your legs

11-   His last one

12-   A candle

13-   Tequila

14-   Mustard (it’s the best thing for a hot dog)

15-   A crack

How many did you get right?

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