1. What kind of nut has no shell?
  2. What word, which has six letters, when one is removed, leaves twelve?
  3. What object has keys that opens no locks, space but no room, and you can enter, but not go in?
  4. Which compound word has the most letters in it?
  5. No sooner that it is spoken, it is broken. What am I?
  6. When forward, I am heavy, but when backwards, I am not.
  7. The more you take, the more you leave behind. What on earth am I?
  8. While walking along the sidewalk, I saw something that had four fingers and a thumb, but it was not flesh, fish, bone or bird. What was it?
  9. What occurs once in a minute, twice in a moment, but never in a thousand years?


  1. A Doughnut
  2. ‘Dozens’ (remove the ‘s’ and you have a dozen)
  3. A Keyboard
  4. Post Office
  5. Silence
  6. ‘Ton’ / ‘Not’
  7. Footsteps!
  8. A Glove
  9. The letter ‘M’


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