1. What important event takes place annually on the 31st September?
2. A completely black horse jumped over a tower and landed on a small man, who then disappeared. In what situation would this be possible?
3. A woman from London married ten different men from that city, yet she did not break any laws. None of the men died, and she never divorced. How was this possible?
4. Two sheep are grazing in the same pasture; one is facing exactly North, one is facing South. How is it possible for the sheep to see each other without turning round?
5. A high speed electric train is travelling southeast at 90 kilometres per hour. The wind is blowing westward at 30 kilometres per hour. In what direction will the engine smoke travel?
6. There is an ancient invention still used in some parts of the world today that allows people to see through walls. What is it?
7. Which is correct to say, ‘The yolk of the egg are white’ or, ‘The yolk of the egg is white’?
8. If it takes six men six days to dig six holes, how long will it take one man to dig half a hole?
9. Even if they are starving, natives living in the Arctic will never eat a penguin’s egg. Why not?
10. A horse is tied to a five metre rope in front of an old saloon. Six metres behind the horse is a bale of hay. Without breaking his rope, the horse is able to eat the hay whenever he chooses. How is this possible?
11. Why are 1990 American dollar bills worth more than 1989 American dollar bills?
12. Before Mount Everest was discovered, what was the highest mountain on earth?