You're the pilot of an airplane that travels from New York to Chicago - a distance of 800 miles. The airplane travels at 200 m.p.h. and makes one stop for 30 minutes. What is the pilot's name?
Is it legal for a man to marry his widow's sister?
There are ten black and ten white stockings in a drawer. If you reach into the drawer in the dark, what is the least number of stockings you must take out before you are sure of a pair that matches?
A kangaroo is at the bottom of a 30-foot well. Each day he jumps up three feet and slips back two. At that rate, when will he reach the top?
A rope ladder is hanging over the side of a ship. The ladder is 12 feet long, and the rungs are one foot apart. The lowest rung is resting on the top of the ocean. The tide rises at the rate of four inches per hour. How long will it take before the first four rungs of the ladder are under water?
A child playing on the beach had 6-1/6 sand piles in one place and 3-1/3 in another. If he put them together, how many sand piles would he have?
It takes 4-1/2 hours for a jet to fly coast to coast. One plane leaves Los Angeles for New York at 4:40 P.M., while another plane leave New York for Los Angeles at 6:00 P.M. Which plane will be closer to New York when they pass each other?
In the Hope family there are seven sisters and each sister has one brother. Including Mr. & Mrs. Hope, how many are in the family?
How many times can you subtract 2 from the numeral 21?
Would it be cheaper for you to take one friend to the movies twice, or two friends to the movies at the same time?
On a farm in Malaya is the world's most perfect plum tree. The main trunk has exactly 24 branches, each branch exactly 12 boughs, each bough exactly 6 twigs, and each twig bears one piece of fruit. How many apples on the tree.?
When you take two apples from three apples, what do you have?
How close a relative would the sister-in law of your father's only brother be?
A bus starts at the depot with six passengers. It proceeds a few blocks and stops. Two passengers get off and five get on. It continues a short distance and stops. Three get off and seven board. It stars again, continues, and stops and four get off and four get on. It proceeds on its route, stops, and five get on, three leave, then two more get on. On the next stop, 14 get on and no one gets off. How many stops did the bus make.?
Can you throw a golf ball with all your might and, without hitting a wall or other obstruction, have it stop and come right back to you?
In which book of the Bible do you read about Abel slaying Cain?
Read the following sentence slowly once counting the number of F's. "Final Files Are The Result Of Years Of Scientific Study With The Experience Of Years." How many did you find?
How many cubic feet of earth are there in a hole 2 yards wide, 3 yards long, and 4 yards deep?
If you drop a steel ball into a bucket of water, at which temperature would it fall fastest?
When somebody says, "I'll break every bone in your body", how many bones would he have to break?
How many punctuation marks are there in English grammar?
The amount of water flowing into a tank doubles every minute. The tank is full in an hour. When was the tank half full?
There are two 5-gallon containers. One has 4 gallons of red fluid and the other 4 gallons of blue. One gallon of the blue is poured into the red container, and then one gallon of the now mixed 4-red to 1-blue is poured back into the blue container. Is there more red in the blue or more blue in the red container
You've seen a map of Italy. In which direction does the toe of the boot face?
By what fractional part does four-fourths exceed three-fourths?
A sophisticated computer is fed this knotty problem. Between two clocks, one of which is broken and doesn't run at all while the other looses one second every 24 hours, which is more accurate?