Brain teasers III
1 A man is writing a letter.
The power goes out and he dies. Why?
2 A man lives on the 24th
floor. He goes to the lobby on the bottom floor every morning to get the
newspaper. He rides the elevator up to the 19th floor, then walks up the
stairs the rest of the way. Why?
3 A man is in the middle of a
room hanging from the ceiling. There is a puddle of water under his feet.
There is nothing else in the room. How did he hang himself?
4 A man walks into a bar and
asks the bartender for a glass of water. The bartender looks at him for a
minute, then pulls out a gun and points it at the man. The man says "Thank
You!" and leaves. Why?
5 A man is lying dead in the
middle of a desert. He is wearing a back pack and has a full canteen of
water. How did he die?
6 A man lives in a big tower
with no windows. The bathroom is at the very top, and his bedroom is at
the very bottom. One day he goes up to take a bath. While he was filling
the tub, his cat chases a mouse by the door and accidently slams it shut.
The guy tries to open the door, but it is stuck. He then tries to shut off
the water, but the knob breaks off, and the water won't shut off. The tub
begins to overflow and slowly fill the room. How does he survive?
7 A man is riding the elevator
down. The lights go out and the elevator stops. He realizes his wife is
dead. How does he know this?
8 Two explorers are traveling
in the arctic. They come across two bodies frozen solid in the ice, and
they immediately know that it is Adam and Eve. How?
9 There is a man lying face
down in a cabin, which is in the middle of the forest. The cabin has
windows that do not open. He is dead. What happened?
10 Gertrude and Zelda are lying
on the floor, dead. There is glass and water all around them. What
11 Two identical twins walk
into a bar and have the exact same drink. One drinks it fast, and
survives. The other drinks it slow, and dies. How?
12 A girl doesn't want to go
home because there is a guy who is wearing a mask waiting for her there.