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Puzzler Answers

27-Jan

Question

There are two ducks in front of a duck, two ducks behind a duck and a duck in the middle. How many ducks are there?

Answer

Three. Two ducks are in front of the last duck; the first duck has two ducks behind; one duck is between the other two

3-Feb

Question

I start off red, then I am halved, and turn blue. I am halved once again, and turn pink. What am I?

Answer

Australian notes (money) $20 note is red $10 note is blue And a $5 note is pink!

10-Feb

Question

A certain five letter word becomes shorter when you add two letters to it. What is the word?

Answer

Short.

17-Feb

Question

A doctor gives you three pills telling you to take one every half hour. How long will it take you to take the pills?

Answer

1 hour.

24-Feb

Question

If you were alone in a dark room, with only one match and an oil lamp, a fireplace, and a candle to choose from, which would you light first?

Answer

The match.

3-Mar

Question

A man is alone on an island with no food and no water, yet he does not fear for his life. Why?

Answer

The island is a traffic island – a small raised area in the middle of a road which provides a safe place for pedestrians to stand and marks a division between two opposing streams of traffic.

10-Mar

Question

A man is looking at a photograph of someone. His friend asks who it is. The man replies, “Brothers and sisters, I have none. But that man's father is my fathers son." Who was in the photograph?

Answer

His son.

17-Mar

Question

A man pushes a car up to a hotel and tells the owner he's bankrupt. Why?

Answer

It's a game of Monopoly.

24-Mar

Question

A mother is four times as old as her son. In twenty years, she'll be twice as old. How old are they now?

Answer

The mother is 40, and the son is 10.

31-Mar

Question

A woman gave birth to two sons who were born on the same hour of the same day of the same year but were not twins. How is this possible?

Answer

They were two of a set of triplets (or quadruplets, etc.)

7-Apr

Question

A woman gives a busker $2; the woman is the buskers sister, but the busker is not the woman's brother. How come?

Answer

The busker is her sister.

14-Apr

Question

All of my flowers except two are roses. All of my flowers except two are tulips. All of my flowers except two are daisies. How many flowers do I have?

Answer

Three: one rose, one tulip, and one daisy.

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