# Simple riddles

## 8 feet away from a door

If you're 8 feet away from a door and with each move you advance half the distance to the door. How many moves will it take to reach the door?
You will never reach the door! If you only move half the distance, then you will always have half the distance remaining no matter, how small is the number.
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Betty signals to the headwaiter in a restaurant, and says, "There is a fly in my tea." The waiter says "No problem Madam. I will bring you a fresh cup of tea." A few minutes later Betty shouts, "Get me the manager! This is the same cup of tea." How did she know? Hint: The tea is still hot.
Betty had already put sugar in her tea before sending it back. When the "new" cup came, it was already tasted sweet.
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## Escaped from jail

Jay escaped from jail and headed to the country. While walking along a rural road, he saw a police car speeding towards him. Jay ran toward it for a short time and then fled into the woods. Why did he run toward the car?
Jay was just starting to cross a bridge when he saw a police car. He ran toward the car to get off the bridge before running into the woods.
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## Which came first into the wolrd, the chicken or the egg?

One day a scholar came to the court of Emperor Akbar and challenged Birbal to answer his questions and thus prove that he was as clever as people said he was. He asked Birbal: "Would you prefer to answer a hundred easy questions or just a single difficult one?" Both the emperor and Birbal had had a difficult day and were impatient to leave. "Ask me one difficult question," said Birbal. "Well, then tell me," said the man, "which came first into the world, the chicken or the egg?" "The chicken," replied Birbal, very confidently. "How do you know?" asked the scholar, a note of triumph in his voice. What did Birbal answer to this?
Birbal told the scholar, "We had agreed you would ask only one question and you have already asked it" and he and the emperor walked away leaving the scholar gaping.
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## A turkey

A turkey has a musical part to it, what is it?
Drumstick.
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## Little house

I have a little house in which I live all alone. It has no doors or windows, and if I want to go out I must break through the wall. What am I?
A chick in an egg.
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## 28 days

Some months have 30 days, and some months have 31 days. How many have 28?
All of them.
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## If I drink, I die

If I drink, I die. If i eat, I am fine. What am I?
Fire.
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## I have sharp teeth and claws

I'm a soft and furry pet. I have four legs and a long tail. I have sharp teeth and claws. I like to chase mice. I am a...
Cat.
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## Butcher shop

A clerk in the butcher shop is 5 feet, 10 inches tall. What does he weigh?
Meat.
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