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.
Question: Bob’s father has 4 children. Momo, Meme, and Mumu are three of them. Who’s the fourth?
Question: I have three apples. If you take away two from me, how many do you have?
Question: What breaks and never falls and what falls and never breaks?
Answer: Day breaks and night falls.
Question: You have a match and you enter a wagon with a candle, a lamp and a fireplace. Which one do you light first?
Answer: Your match.
Question: A family lived in a round hut. The father came back from work and found the mother dead. The first said he was watching television, the second said he was drawing,the third one said he was reading in a corner. Who did it?
Answer: The youngest, because it’s a ROUND hut, no corners!
Question: A farmer had 752 sheep and took one shot that got them all. How did he do it?
Answer: He took a panoramic view!
Question: Which letter of the English alphabet flies, sings, and stings?
Answer: ‘B’ (bee).
Question: Complete the series. 9 = 4, 21 = 9, 22 = 9, 24 = 10, 8 = 5, 7 = 5, 99 = 10, 100 = 7, 16 = ?, 17 =?
Answer: 16 = 7 and 17 = 9 [The number of letters in the spelling of 16 (sixteen) is 7 and that of 17 (seventeen) is 9]
Question: Name all the numbers from 1 – 100, which have the letter ‘A’ in their spellings?
Question: 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?
Answer: Sorry, the Taj Mahal cannot be built again.
Question: Which one is correct? “Penguins flies” or “A Penguin flies”
Answer: Neither. Penguins don’t fly.
Question: My neighbor Bob is a blacksmith. He is 45 years old, 7 ft. tall, and eats all the time. Guess what does he weigh?
Question: You have 20 apples in a basket. 20 children come to you and each one of them ask for an apple. You want to give all the apples to each one of them, but still keep one inside the basket? How will you do it?
Answer: Give all the 19 apples to each one of them and give the basket to the last child with the apple still inside it.
Question: How many sides does a circle have?
Answer: Two. An inside and an outside.
Question: If there are 12 fish and half of them drown, how many are there?
Answer: 12, fish don’t drown!
Question: A man went outside in the pouring rain with no protection, but not a hair on his head got wet. How come?
Answer: He was bald.
Question: Question: How can a man go eight days without sleep?
Answer: No problem , He sleeps at night.
Question: Before Mount Everest was discovered, what was the highest mountain in the world?
Answer: Mount Everest was still the highest even though it had not been discovered.
Question: What was the (American) President’s name in 1960?
Answer: Exactly the same as today.
Question: An electric train is moving north at 100mph and a wind is blowing to the west at 10mph. Which way does the smoke blow?
Answer: There is no smoke with an electric train.
Question: Why is it against the law for a man living in North Carolina to be buried in South Carolina?
Answer: Because he’s not dead yet.
Question: What looks like half an apple?
Answer: The other half.
Question: A girl kicks a soccer ball. It goes 10 feet and comes back to her. How is this possible?
Answer: She kicked it up.
Question: A man and his son were in an automobile accident. The man died on the way to the hospital, but the boy was rushed into surgery. The emergency room surgeon said “I can’t operate, that’s my son!” How is this possible?
Answer: The surgeon was his mother.
Question: A rooster laid an egg on top of the barn roof. Which way did it roll?
Answer: It didn’t roll – roosters don’t lay eggs.
Question: A truck driver is going down a one-way street the wrong way, and passes at least ten cops. Why is he not caught?
Answer: He’s walking on the sidewalk.
Question: What happened when wheel was invented?
Answer: It caused a revolution.
Question: What has 4 wheels & flies?
Answer: The garbage truck
Question: What two words, when combined hold the most letters?
Answer: Post Office
Question: A is the father of B. But B is not the son of A. How’s that possible?
Answer: B is the daughter you MCP’s!
Question: What can you never eat for breakfast?
Question: There was an airplane crash, every single person on board died, but yet two people survived. How is this possible?
Answer: The two were married.
Question: 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?
Answer: The match.
Question: If there are 6 apples and you take away 4, how many do you have?
Answer: The 4 you took.
Question: If Mr Smith’s peacock lays an egg in Mr Jones’ yard, who owns the egg?
Answer: Peacocks don’t lay eggs, just peahens.
Question: It was a Sunday morning. Father was getting the mail, mother was in the kitchen cooking breakfast, little brother was playing Nintendo, big brother was playing the guitar, little sister was playing with dolls, and big sister was listening to music. Then everyone went into big sisters room and she was murdered! Who murdered her?
Answer: The father because it was a Sunday and no one gets mail on Sunday!
Question: What do you call a woman who knows where her husband is every night?
Answer: A widow.
Question: How many legs does an elephant have if you count his trunk as a leg?
Answer: Four. Because calling the trunk a leg doesn’t make it a leg.
Question: If a plane crashes on the border between the US and Mexico, where do they bury the survivors?
Answer: Survivors generally are never buried.
Question: If it took eight men ten hours to build a wall, how long would it take four men to build it?
Answer: No time at all it is already built.
Question: How much dirt is there in a hole 3 feet deep, 6 ft long and 4 ft wide?
Answer: None, or it wouldn’t be a hole.
Question: How can you lift an elephant with one hand?
Answer: It is not a problem since you will never find an elephant with one hand.
Question: How many birthdays does the average person have?
Answer: Just one, all the rest are anniversaries.
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.