So you think you are smart enough and your common sense can be challenged? Try yourself with these trick questions or brain teaser questions. These will give a pretty hard time to your common sense because, most of the times, the questions are really silly and there is no correct answer to them. At other times, there is no logic behind these and the answer will make you laugh really hard. Some of the trick questions are funny while others are based on logic that you will turn a blind eye to. Mostly, after listening to the answers, people go like ‘Oh, why didn’t I think about that?’ because answers are obvious but ignored part of the trick questions.
Trick questions are a fun way to kill time and have some good fun. Most of the kids have grown up playing these with each other and even making trick questions of their own. They are quite an entertaining source to test your common sense at times. People try their best to solve the riddles and don’t want to give up till they get tired of guessing. Some people intentionally give funny answers to such tricky questions just to spark funny conversations among a group. Trick questions are best to have some workout for your brain and as they say, the more you use your brain, the more it gets sharp. So, here are some great trick questions for brain teasers to try your commons sense with.
List of Trick Questions and Answers
Here’s completed list of funny trick questions and answers for your brain workout.
“The attorney is my brother,” testified the accountant. But the attorney testified he did not have a brother. Who is lying?
A cowboy rode into town on Friday. He stayed in town for three days and rode out on Friday. How is that possible?
A farmer had 752 sheep and took one shot that got them all. How did he do it?
A girl kicks a soccer ball. It goes 10 feet and comes back to her. How is this possible?
A man went outside in the pouring rain with no protection, but not a single hair on his head got wet. How come?
A rooster laid an egg on top of the barn roof. Which way did it roll?
A truck driver is going down a one way street the wrong way, and passes at least ten cops. Why is he not caught?
A young boy was rushed to the hospital emergency room, but the ER doctor saw the boy and refused to operate. “This boy is my son,” the doctor said. But the doctor wasn’t the boy’s father. How could this be?
An electric train is moving north at 100mph and a wind is blowing to the east at 10mph. Which way does the smoke blow?
Before Mount Everest was discovered, what was the highest mountain in the world?
Bob’s father has 4 children. Momo, Meme, and Mumu are three of them. Who’s the fourth?
Can you name three consecutive days without using the words Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday?
Everyone in the world needs it, but they usually give it without taking it. What is it?
How can a girl go 25 days without sleep?
How can a man go eight days without sleep?
How can the pocket of your pants be empty, but still have something in it?
How can you drop a raw egg onto a concrete floor without cracking it?
How can you lift an elephant with one hand?
How could a man go outside in the pouring rain without protection, and not have a hair on his head get wet?
How do you make the number one disappear?
How far can you walk into the woods?
How many birthdays does the average person have?
How many legs does an elephant have if you count his trunk as a leg?
How many sides does a circle have?
How many times can you subtract 10 from 100?
How much dirt is there in a hole 3 feet deep, 6 ft long and 4 ft wide?
I have all the knowledge you have. But I’m so small, you can hold me in your fist. What am I?
I have one head, one foot, and four legs. What am I?
I have teeth but can’t eat. What am I?
I have three apples. If you take away two from me, how many do you have?
I start out tall, but the longer I stand, the shorter I grow. What am I?
If a plane crashes on the border between the US and Mexico, where do they bury the survivors?
If I drink, I die. If I eat, I’m fine. What am I?
If I have it, I don’t share it. If I share it, I don’t have it. What is it?
If it took eight men ten hours to build a wall, how long would it take four men to build it?
If Mr Smith’s peacock lays an egg in Mr Jones’ yard, who owns the egg?
If Mrs. John’s bungalow is decorated completely in pink, with the walls, carpet, and furniture all shades of pink, what color are the stairs?
If there are 12 fish and half of them drown, how many are there?
If there are 6 apples and you take away 4, how many do you have?
If you had only one match, and entered a dark room containing an oil lamp, some newspaper, and some kindling wood, which would you light first?
If you throw a red stone into the blue sea what it will become?
Imagine you are in a sinking row boat surrounded by sharks. How would you survive?
Imagine you’re in a room that’s filling up with water quickly. There are no windows or doors. How do you get out?
Is it legal for a man to marry his widow’s sister?
It took 20,000 workers to build the Taj Mahal in 20 years. How many workers would be required to build it in 10 years?
Larry’s father has five sons named Ten, Twenty, Thirty, Forty…Guess what would be the name of the fifth?
My neighbor Bob is a blacksmith. He is 45 years old, 7 ft. tall, and eats all the time. Guess what does he weigh?
Name all the numbers from 1 – 100, which have the letter ‘A’ in their spellings?
Name four days of the week that start with the letter “t”?
Name the most recent year in which New Year’s came before Christmas.
Of you sit a cup on the table facing south while you are on the north side of the table, on which side is the cup’s handle?
Thanks to me, you can see straight through the wall. What am I?
The more you take, the more you leave behind. What am I?
There was an airplane crash, every single person on board died, but yet two people survived. How is this possible?
Two mothers and two daughters went out to eat, everyone ate one slice of pizza, yet only three slices were eaten. How’s that possible?
Uncle Bill’s farm had a terrible storm and all but seven sheep were killed. How many sheep are still alive?
We see it once in a year, twice in a week, and never in a day. What is it?
What 5-letter word becomes shorter when you add two letters to it?
What belongs to you but gets used by everyone else more than you?
What breaks and never falls and what falls and never breaks?
What can be broken, but is never held?
What can one catch that is not thrown?
What can you hold without touching it at all?
What can you make that no one—not even you—can see?
What can you never eat for breakfast?
What do you call a woman who knows where her husband is all the time?
What do you call a woman who knows where her husband is every night?
What do you sit on, sleep on, and brush your teeth with?
What gets bigger and bigger the more you take away from it?
What gets sharper the more you use it?
What gets wetter & wetter the more it dries?
What goes up and never comes down?
What goes up as soon as the rain comes down?
What happened when wheel was invented?
What has 4 wheels & flies?
What has a face and two hands, but no arms or legs?
What has a head and a tail but no body?
What has a thumb and four fingers but isn’t actually alive?
What has one eye but can’t see anything at all?
What is always coming, but never arrives?
What is it that if you have, you want to share me, and if you share, you do not have?
What is it that lives if it is fed, and dies if you give it a drink?
What looks like half an apple?
What moves faster: heat or cold?
What never asks a question but gets answered all the time?
What starts with “e” and ends with “e” but only has one letter in it?
What travels the world while stuck in one spot?
What two keys can’t open any door?
What two words, when combined hold the most letters?
What was the American President’s name in 1960?
What will you actually find at the end of every rainbow?
What word is spelled incorrectly in every single dictionary?
What word would you use to describe a man who does not have all his fingers on one hand?
What’s as big as an elephant but weighs absolutely nothing?
Which is heavier, 100 pounds of rocks or 100 pounds of feathers?
Which letter of the English alphabet flies, sings, and stings?
Which one is correct?
Who is bigger, Mr. Bigger, Mrs. Bigger, or their baby?
Why is it against the law for a man living in North Carolina to be buried in South Carolina?
You have a match and you enter a wagon with a candle, a lamp and a fireplace. Which one do you light first?
You spot a boat full of people but there isn’t a single person on board. How is that possible?
Hope we gave a good exercise to your brain for some time while trying to solve these trick or tricky questions aka common sense questions. You can create your own too and challenge your fellows at school or office in order to get a break from your tiresome schedule. These trick questions will surely keep you energetic and your brain muscles to be engaged and more fit. You will get stuck at times and want to beat yourself up but the feeling is enthralling for sure and you will be more relaxed eventually.
So, tag your friends here or share these trick questions or brain teasers with them and have a great time making them feel puzzled. Since there is not a single answer to these questions so you can always change the trick to make them feel crazy. You can entertain yourself by making them uncomfortable while enjoying a good laugh with these tricky questions in the meantime.