#### A farmer has twenty sheep, ten pigs, and ten cows. If we call the pigs cows, how many cows will he have?

**Answer: ** Ten Cows. We can call the pigs cows but it doesn't make them cows.

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#### I’m flat when I’m new. I’m fat when you use me. I release my gas when something sharp touches me. What am I?

**Answer: ** A balloon.

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#### Twelve flags stand equidistant along the track at the stadium. The runners start at the first flag. A runner reaches the eighth flag 8 seconds after he starts. If he runs at an even speed, how many seconds does he need altogether to reach the twelfth flag?

**Answer: ** Not 12 seconds. There are 7 segments from the first flag tot the eighth, and 11 from the first to the twelfth. He runs each segment in 8/7 seconds; therefore, 11 segments take 88/7= 12 4/7 seconds.

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#### Three playing cards in a row. Can you name them with these clues? There is a two to the right of a king. A diamond will be found to the left of a spade. An ace is to the left of a heart. A heart is to the left of a spade. Now, identify all three cards.

**Answer: ** Ace of Diamonds, King of Hearts, Two of Spades.

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#### A new medical building containing 100 offices had just been completed. Mark was hired to paint the numbers 1 to 100 on the doors. How many times will Mark have to paint the number nine?

**Answer: ** The answer is 20! 9, 19, 29, 39, 49, 59, 69, 79, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99.

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