A man is looking at a photograph when someone asks him "Whose picture is that?"
The man replies "I have no brothers or sisters, but this man's father is my father's son"
Whose photo is the man looking at?
Mr. Jones and his son Alfred are travelling together when therir aeroplane crashes. The father is killed, and Alfred is seriously injured. Arriving at the hospital emergency room, the head surgeon cries "I cannot operate on this patient, he's my son Alfred!"
How can you explain this?
ENGLISH YOLK OR EGG YOLK?
Which of these two phrases is correct?
"The egg's yolk is white" or "the egg yolk is white"
Following a robbery, three suspects, Richard, David and Tommy are taken to the Police station for questioning. Here are the facts that emerged from the investigation.
No one other than these three was implicated in the crime.
Richard never works alone, he always employs at least one accomplice.
Tonny is innocent.
Is David guilty or innocent?
A PROBLEM OF TIME
A train leaves London for Edinburgh. an hour later another train leaves Edinburgh for London. The two trains travel at exactly the same speed. Which of the two will be closest to London when they meet?
HANGED OR DROWNED?
A man has committed a crime punishable by death. The man must make a statement. If the statement is true he will be drowned; if the statement is false he will he hanged. What statement should he issue in order to confuse his executioners?.