# Simple riddles

## Two different purposes

You have to look at me to say what I show you. I offer two different purposes but I am spelled the same and I am pronounced the same.
WATCH and WATCH (Watch the watch).
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## I would easily get rid of the mistakes

My best buddy always makes mistakes. But I would easily get rid of the mistakes. What Am I?
An eraser (on pencil).
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## Chickens and Rabbits

There are several chickens and rabbits in a cage (with no other types of animals). There are 72 heads and 200 feet inside the cage. How many chickens are there, and how many rabbits?
There are 44 chickens and 28 rabbits in the cage. Let c be the number of chickens, and r be the number of rabbits. r + c = 72 4r + 2c = 200 To solve the equations, we multiply the first by two, then subtract the second. 2r + 2c = 144 2r = 56 r = 28 c = 44
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## I am big and grey

I have four legs. I live in Africa. I am big and grey. I live in the river. What am I?
I am a hippo.
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## It is impossible to keep it

It is impossible to keep it until you give it someone else. What is that?
A promise.
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## It can be cracked

It can be cracked, it can be made, It can be told, it can be played. What is it?
A joke.
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## Rain comes down

What goes up when rain comes down?
An umbrella.
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## It seems empty

What is everthing yet nothing, has no start and no end, creates yets destroys, brings life and death what is it?
Void
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## An exclusive club

A man wanted to enter an exclusive club but did not know the password that was required. He waited by the door and listened. A club member knocked on the door and the doorman said, "twelve." The member replied, "six " and was let in. A second member came to the door and the doorman said, "six." The member replied, "three" and was let in. The man thought he had heard enough and walked up to the door. The doorman said ,"ten" and the man replied, "five." But he was not let in. What was the right answer then?
Three. The doorman lets in those who answer with the number of letters in the word the doorman says.
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