#### A clock chimes 5 times in 4 seconds. How many times will it chime in 10 seconds?

**Answer: ** 11 times. It chimes at zero and then once every second for 10 seconds.

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#### Take one out and scratch my head, I am now black but once was red. What am I?

**Answer: ** A Match.

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#### If you toss a die and it comes up with the number one 9 times in a row, what is the probability that it will come up with one on the next throw?

**Answer: ** One in six. A die has no memory of what it last showed.

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#### There are 20 people in an empty, square room. Each person has full sight of the entire room and everyone in it without turning his head or body, or moving in any way (other than the eyes). Where can you place an apple so that all but one person can see it?

**Answer: ** Place the apple on one person's head.

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#### Lazy Larry agreed to work on a job for his brother-in-law for thirty hours at eight dollars an hour, on the condition that he would forfeit ten dollars per hour for every hour that he idled. At the end of the thirty hours Larry wasn’t owed any money and didn’t owe his brother-in-law any money either. How many hours did Larry work and how many hours did he idle?

**Answer: ** Lazy Larry worked 16-2/3 hours and idled 13-1/3 hours. 16-2/3 hours, at $8.00 an hour amounts to the same amount as 13-1/3 hours at $10.00 per hour.

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