Try to find the answers to the following riddles.

1 I am the hottest body in the solar system. I keep everyone warm. Who am I? ____________

2 I am the second planet from the sun. I am very hot. Who am I? _______________

3 I am the planet between Venus and Mars. I have one moon. I am the 3rd planet from the sun. Who am I?____________

4 I am the 7th planet from the sun and the planet before Neptune. Who am I ? _______________

5 I am one of the coldest planets in the solar system. I am the farthest planet from the sun. Who am I? _______________

6 I am made of gas. I have a ring around me. I am the 8th planet from the sun. Who am I? ______________

7 I am the reddest planet and the 4th planet from the sun. I have two moons. Who am I?___________

8 I am not a sun or a planet. I orbit the earth. Who am I?_______________

9 I am the 5th planet from the sun. I am almost entirely made out of gas. Who am I? ______________

10 I am the 6th planet from the sun. I have thousands of rings that are mostly ice mixed with ashes and dust. Who am I?_________________

Answers :

## Monday, November 19, 2007

### Riddles on Numbers

1 When do elephants have 8 feet?

2 What has 4 legs and only 1 foot?

3 What is alive and has only 1 foot?

4 What has 100 legs but cannot walk?

5 What has 4 legs and flies? (Hint: it's not a dead horse!)

6 What coin doubles in value when half is deducted?

7 What is the difference between a new penny and an old quarter?

8 If you can buy eight eggs for 26 cents, how many can you buy for a cent and a quarter?

9 Why should you never mention the number 288 in front of anyone?

10 Where can you buy a ruler that is 3 feet long?

11 How many times can you subtract 6 from 30?

12 What number can you subtract half from to obtain a result that is zero?

13 How can half of 12 be 7?

Answers:

1 'When there are 2 of them

2 ' A bed

3 ' A leg

4 '50 pairs of pants

5 '2 pairs of pants

6 'A half dollar

7 '24 cents

8 'eight

9 'Because it is too gross - 2 times 144 which is a gross.

10 ' At a yard sale

11 ' Only once, after that it is no longer 30.

12 'The number 8 - made up of 2 zeros one on top of the other.

13 'When the 12 is a Roman numeral - XII. Cut off the top half and you get VII.

2 What has 4 legs and only 1 foot?

3 What is alive and has only 1 foot?

4 What has 100 legs but cannot walk?

5 What has 4 legs and flies? (Hint: it's not a dead horse!)

6 What coin doubles in value when half is deducted?

7 What is the difference between a new penny and an old quarter?

8 If you can buy eight eggs for 26 cents, how many can you buy for a cent and a quarter?

9 Why should you never mention the number 288 in front of anyone?

10 Where can you buy a ruler that is 3 feet long?

11 How many times can you subtract 6 from 30?

12 What number can you subtract half from to obtain a result that is zero?

13 How can half of 12 be 7?

Answers:

1 'When there are 2 of them

2 ' A bed

3 ' A leg

4 '50 pairs of pants

5 '2 pairs of pants

6 'A half dollar

7 '24 cents

8 'eight

9 'Because it is too gross - 2 times 144 which is a gross.

10 ' At a yard sale

11 ' Only once, after that it is no longer 30.

12 'The number 8 - made up of 2 zeros one on top of the other.

13 'When the 12 is a Roman numeral - XII. Cut off the top half and you get VII.

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