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Brain teasers for a Friday afternoon!!

As it’s Friday we thought we’d give you a few brain teasers to get you thinking. P.S. kids get these within seconds, it takes adults a little longer!



Q: Which word is written incorrectly in the dictionary?

A: The word ‘incorrectly’


Q: Who makes moves while being seated?

A: A chess player


Q: What can hold water even though it has holes?

A: A sponge


Q: What gets wetter the more it dries?

A: A towel


Q: The more you take out of it the bigger it gets. What is it?

A: A hole


Q: What travels around the world while staying in the same place?

A: A stamp


Q: What has hands but cannot clap?

A: A clock


Q: You draw a line. Without touching it, how do you make the line longer?

A: You draw a shorter line next to it, and it becomes the longer line.


Q: Which weighs more, a pound of feathers or a pound of bricks?

A: Neither, they both weigh one pound.


Q: A cowboy rides into town on Friday, stays for three days, then leaves on Friday. How did he do it?

A: His horse’s name was Friday.