## Number which is spelled in an alphabetical order

I know a number which is spelled in an alphabetical order. Do you?

Forty.

I know a number which is spelled in an alphabetical order. Do you?

Forty.

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How can one talk without saying a single word?

Sms/chat/using hand symbols.

What happened when wheel was invented?

It caused a revolution.

Peter celebrated his birthday on one day, and two days later his older twin brother, Paul, celebrated his birthday. How could this be?

When the mother of the twins went into labour, she was travelling by boat. The older twin, Paul, was born first, barely on March 1st. The boat then crossed a time zone,

Dean Sam and Castiel are three brothers.
Interestingly their current age is prime.
What's more interesting that difference between their ages is also prime.
How old are they?

Sam : 2
Dean : 5
Castiel : 7
Age diff
7 - 2 = '5' is prime
7 - 5 = '2' is prime
5 - 2 = '3' is prime

A man hijacks an aeroplane transporting both passengers and valuable cargo. After taking the cargo, the man demands two parachutes, puts one of them on, and jumps, leaving the other behind. Why did he want two?

If the officials thought he was jumping with a hostage, they would never risk giving him a faulty parachute.

The digits 0-9(0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9) can be rearranged into 3628800 distinct 10 digits numbers.
How many of these numbers are prime?

None. The sum of numbers from 0-9(0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9) is 45 and therefore can be divisible by 3 and 9.

Using eight eights and addition only, can you make 1000?

888 + 88 + 8 + 8 + 8 = 1000

How can you divide a pizza into 8 equal slices using only 3 straight cuts?

Cut 1: Cut the pizza straight down the middle into two halves.
Cut 2: Keeping the two halves in the place, cut the pizza straight down the middle at right angles to the first cut (you will be left with 4 equal quarters)
Cut 3: Pile the 4 quarters on top of each other and cut through the middle of the pile. You will be left with 8 equal slices.

A man was driving a truck at 60 mph. He did not have his headlights on and the moon was not up. Yet he did not hit the woman who crossed the road. How?

He was driving the truck during daytime.

A train leaves from Halifax, Nova Scotia heading towards Vancouver, British Columbia at 120 km/h. Three hours later, a train leaves Vancouver heading towards Halifax at 180 km/h. Assume there's exactly 6000 kilometers between Vancouver and Halifax. When they meet, which train is closer to Halifax?

Both trains would be at the same spot when they meet therefore they are both equally close to Halifax.