1. Which is heavier? A pound of feathers or a pound of rocks?
2. How many three-cent stamps are in a dozen?
3. On my way to St. Ives, I met a man with seven wives. Each wife had seven sacks, each sack had seven cats, and each cat had seven kits. Kits, cats, sacks and wives. How many were going to St. Ives?
4. In a year, there are 12 months. Seven months have 31 days. How many months have 28 days?
5. A family has two parents and six sons. Each of the sons has one sister. How many people are in the family?
6. The water level in a reservoir is low but doubles every day. It takes 60 days to fill the reservoir. How long does it take for the reservoir to become half full?
7. Rearrange the letters: "nor do we" to make one word?
8. I have six eggs. I break two, I fried two, and I ate two. How many eggs are left?
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1) Both weight a pound
2) A dozen
3) Only one.
4) All twelve months have 28 days
5) Nine. Each brother has the same sister.
6) 59 days.
7) ONE WORD
8) Four. Broke, fried, and ate the same two eggs.