(answers at the bottom..........don't cheat, now!!)

1. How many outs in an inning of baseball?

2. If you divide 30 by 1/2, and add 10, what is your answer?

3. How many birthdays does the average man have in his lifetime?

4. You are tired. It is 8 p.m. You set your alarm for 9 a.m. How many hours sleep will this permit you to have?

5. How far can a dog run into the woods?

6. Where do they bury people living west of the Mississippi?

7. A man builds a house with four sides. Each side has a southern exposure with a large bay window. A bear walks by. What color is the bear?

8. What can you fill a bucket full of to make it lighter?

9. How much dirt is in a hole 1 yard deep, 3 feet long, and 36 inches wide?

10. What is Smokey the Bear's middle name?

11. If you have your appendix removed, the operation is called an appendectomy. For the removal of tonsils, it is called a tonsillectomy. What is the name used for the removal of a growth from the head?

12. Which will burn longer, a blue candle or a red candle?

13. If you had only one match and entered a cold damp room which had a kerosene lamp, an old heater, and a wood burning stove, which would you light first?

14. Some months have 30 days, some 31. How many have 28 days?

15. I have in my hand two U.S. coins. They total $.55 in value. One is not a nickel. Please bear this in mind. What are the two coins?

16. A farmer had 17 sheep and all but 9 died. How many did he have left?

17. Two men were playing checkers. the played five game and each man won the same number of games. There were no ties. His is this possible?

18. An archaeologist claims that he found gold coins dated 16 B.C. Is this possible?

19. How many animals of each species did Moses take aboard the Ark with him?

20. Is it legal for a man in North Carolina to marry his widow's sister?



1. Six

2. 70. 30 divided by 1/2 is NOT the same as 30 divided by 2

3. One.

4. 13 hours

5. Half way. Any further, and he'd be running OUT of the woods.

6. People who are living ARE NOT buried.

7. White.

8. Holes.

9. There is NO dirt in a hole.

10. THE

11. A haircut.

12. Neither. They both burn the same length of time.

13. The match, silly!

14. All 12 have 28 days.

15. One is not a nickel, but the other IS. So one is a 50 Cent piece, and the other is a nickel.

16. Nine.

17. They weren't playing each other!

18. Not only NO, but Hell NO. He couldn't predict that Christ would be born 16 years later.

19. None. Think about it. Moses. Noah. Duh!

20. What's the definition of a widow? Can a dead man marry a widow's sister?