Welcome to Trick Questions

The newest trick questions are added below. Click on the question to submit comments. If you know of a trick question that is not already on this site, please submit it.

How many fingers do you have?

 
Answer: 
8,because thumbs don't count.

There were 10 birds on a tree. A hunter shot 1. How many were left?

 
Answer: 
0. The rest of the birds got scared and flew away.

How do you draw a square with 3 lines?

 
Answer: 
You draw a square with 3 lines in the middle.

A man lives on the 100 floor of an apartment. On rainy days he goes all the way up, but on sunny days he goes half way and takes the stairs the rest of the way. Why?

 
Answer: 
He is short. He can only reach the button for the 50th floor on the elevator. On rainy days he used his umbrella.

If I have to take a tablet every 1/2 hour ,how many did I take in 1 1/2 hrs. ?

 
Answer: 
4 tablets (one now and every 1/2 hour after that)

A boy and the doctor are fishing, the boy is the doctor's son, but the doctor is not the boy's father, who is the doctor?

 
Answer: 
The boy's mother.

Is the sky blue?

 
Answer: 
No, it does not have feelings.

A lorry driver is going the wrong way down a one way street. The police drive past and don't stop him, why?

 
Answer: 
He's walking!

Why won't eskimos eat a penguin egg?

 
Answer: 
Because they live on the opposite side of the world!

There is an apple tree on a cliff. If the wind is blowing 10mph east, where would the apple fall?

 
Answer: 
DOWN!

Why did a women take a elephant instead of a car?

 
Answer: 
Because the elephant had a bigger trunk.

There are 5 houses. One is made out of red bricks, one made of blue bricks, one made of yellow bricks, a house of purple bricks, what is the green house made out of?

 
Answer: 
Glass! Because it is a greenhouse! Not a green colored house!

If a farmer met another farmer in another farmers field. How many F's in that?

 
Answer: 
None, tere are no F's in that!

What is black and white and read all over?

 
Answer: 
A Newspaper you read it all over.

Why don't horses wear gloves?

 
Answer: 
They don't have hands!

How many times can you take away 2 from 100?

 
Answer: 
Once! Because after that it's not 100 anymore .

The Library of Alexandria contains many books. how many letters are in those books?

 
Answer: 
10. There are ten letters in "those books."

What did the mouse say to the cheese?

 
Answer: 
Squeak

Pretend you had to choose from a room with murderers and lunatics,a room with tigers that have be starved for 3 months and a room with shark tanks. Where would you go?

 
Answer: 
To the room with the tigers that have been starved for 3 months because they would be dead.

What was the tallest mountain on Earth before Mt. Everst was discovered?

 
Answer: 
Mt. Everest, it still existed, it just hadn't been discovered yet.

What begins with an "e", ends with an "e" and only has one letter in it?

 
Answer: 
An envelope! ;)

A guy has 379 eggs. You take away 37. How many do you have?

 
Answer: 
37, because you took 37.

What's heavier a ton of metal or a ton of feathers?

 
Answer: 
Some people might say that it's metal but they both way a ton!

Mr and Mrs Johnson have 2 boys and each boy has a sister. Mr and Mrs Jones have 3 boys and each boy has a sister. Between these two families, how many sisters are there?

 
Answer: 
5, because the boys in the Johnson family are related and they all have 1 sister, meaning they have the same one. And the boys in the Jones family are related and they all have 4 sisters. Creating 5 sister in total.