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Загадки на английском языке

Отличные развивающие загадки на английском языке.

1) What kind of clothes do lawyers wear? (Lawsuits)
2) What do you have if an ax falls on your car? (An ax-i-dent (accident))
3) What is in the army and is corny? (A colonel (kernel))
4) What do you call a man when a Marine sits on him? (Submarine)
5) An old fashioned bike wheel has 21 spokes. How many spaces are between the spokes - 20, 21, or 22? (21; draw it and count them)
6) Where did Pilgrims land when they arrived in America? (On their feet)
7) Who succeeded the first President? (The second one!)
8) When is the best time to have lunch? (After breakfast!)
9) When should you strike a match? (Only when it becomes violent)
10) What makes a man bald-headed? (Lack of hair)
11) What always ends everything? (The letter "g")
12) What is it that one needs most in the long run? (Your breath)
13) What animal keeps the best time? (A watchdog)
14) Why should you always carry a watch when crossing a desert? (Because it has a spring in it)
15) A man went on a trip on Friday, stayed for 2 days and returned on Friday. How is that possible? (Friday is a horse!)
16) What has 4 wheels and flies? (A garbage truck!)
17) How do you make a Venetian blind? (Poke him in the eye!)
18) How do you get to Carnegie Hall? (Practice, practice, practice!)
19) Think fast: There's an electric train traveling south. The wind is from the north-west. In which direction would the smoke from the train be blowing? (An electric train has no smoke!)
20) What is the second most used letter in the English language? Hint: it is also the first letter of the most used word in the English language. (The letter "T")
21) How can you avoid hitting your fingers when driving in a nail with a hammer? (Hold the hammer with both hands)
22) Why did the bubble gum cross the road? (It was stuck on the bottom of the chicken's foot)
23) What walks on 4 legs in the morning, 2 legs in the afternoon, and 3 legs in the evening? (A man - crawls as a baby, then walks on 2 feet, then uses a cane (3 legs) as an old man)
24) What 5 letter word can have its last 4 letters removed and still sound the same?
QUEUE, remove "UEUE", say Q. Q and queue are pronounced the same.If you see a bird sitting on a twig, how could you get the twig without disturbing the bird? (Wait until the bird flies away)
25) When is a yellow dog most likely to enter a house? (When the door is open)
26) What has a head like a cat, feet like a cat, a tail like a cat, but isn't a cat? (A kitten)
27) When is a doctor most annoyed? (When he is out of "patients")
28) Why isn't your nose twelve inches long? (Because it would then be a foot)
29) What has five eyes, but cannot see? (The Mississippi River)
30) What is it that by losing an eye has nothing left but a nose? (The word NOISE)
31) What has a foot on each end and one in the middle? (A yardstick)
32) Which one of our Presidents had the largest shoes? (The president with the largest feet)
33) Some months have thirty days and some months have thirty-one days. How many months have twenty-eight days? (All twelve months have 28 days. Some have more as well)
34) At the hardware store I was quoted 12 cents for one, 24 cents for 50, and 36 cents for 144. I wanted six. What was I buying and how much did it cost me? (Prices quoted were for house numbers at 12 cents per number. A number'6' cost me 12 cents)
35) A chessboard has squares that are two inches by two inches by two inches. What is the diameter of the largest circle that can be drawn on the board in such a way that the circle's circumference is entirely on black squares? (The diameter is 6.324 inches. Diameter is equal to twice the radius)
36) Compose a grammatical and sensible sentence in which all words begin with the same sound and yet none begin with the same letter. (Pneumonic gnomes knew mnemonic names)
37) Now compose a grammatical and sensible sentence in which all words begin with the same letter and yet none begin with the same sound. (Ptomaine poisons Pnom-Penh's psychedelic philosophers)
38) I started 2 watches at the same time, It turned out that one of them went two minutes per hour too slow, and the other went one minute per hour too fast. When I looked at them again, the faster one was exactly one hour ahead of the other. How long had the watches been running? (The faster watch gains on the slower one at the rate of three minutes every hour. After 20 hours, the faster one will be ahead by one hour)
39) What is so unusual about the number 2520? (2520 is the lowest number into which all the digits from 1 to 10 will divide evenly)
40) My first wears my second; my third might be what my first would acquire if he went to sea. Put together my one, two, three, and the belle of New York is the girl for me. What one word am I? (Manhattan)
41) If two boys and a girl can beat their father in a tug-of-war, but their mother can win against a boy and two girls, who should win a contest between the father and a girl against the other and a boy? (The mother and boy. Pitting the 2 winning teams against the 2 losing teams (boy + boy + girl + mother versus father + boy + girl + girl) will obviously result in a win for boy + boy + girl + Mother over father + boy + girl + girl. Take a girl and boy away from each side, and boy + mother must still beat father + girl. PHEW!!!!)
42) What is the difference between a farmer and a seamstress? (One gathers what he sows, the other sews what she gathers)
43) If 20 blackbirds are on a fence and you shoot one, how many remain? (None, they would all fly away from the sound of the shot)
44) What was given to you, belongs to you exclusively and yet is used more by your friends than by yourself? (Your name)
45) What is it that we often return but never borrow? (Thanks)
46) Every time you stand up, you lose this. What is it? (Your lap)
47) What is the hardest thing to deal with? (An old deck of cards)
Загадки на английском языке48) What is the most important thing in the world? (The letter "e" because it is first in everybody and everything)
49) What runs around town all day and lies under the bed at night with its tongue hanging out? (Your shoes)
50) If all the letters in the alphabet were on top of the highest mountain, which letter must leave first? (The letter "D" would begin the descent)
51) What is the difference between an oak tree and a tight shoe? (One makes acorns, the other makes corns ache)
52) How are a jeweler and a jailer alike? (The jeweler sells watches and the jailer watches cells)
53) Why was it so hard to find Abe Lincoln in Washington DC? (They were using his Gettysburg Address)
54) Where did King Arthur learn to joust? (In Knight school)
55) How much water can you put into an empty 2 quart jar? (None, it would not be empty)
56) What stars should you stay away from? (Shooting stars)
57) What can you count on no matter what? (Your fingers or toes (or both!))
58) What is the happiest state in the USA? (Maryland)
59) Why would you put money in a freezer? (To get some cold, hard cash)
60) What teaches without talking? (A book)

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16 февраля 2010
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