Интересные загадки на английском языке
1) What kind of clothes do lawyers wear?
2) What do you have if an ax falls on your car?
3) What is in the army and is corny?
4) What do you call a man when a Marine sits on him?
5) An old fashioned bike wheel has 21 spokes. How many spaces are between the spokes — 20, 21, or 22?
6) Where did Pilgrims land when they arrived in America?
7) Who succeeded the first President?
When is the best time to have lunch?
9) When should you strike a match?
10) What makes a man bald-headed?
11) What always ends everything?
12) What is it that one needs most in the long run?
13) What animal keeps the best time?
14) Why should you always carry a watch when crossing a desert?
15) A man went on a trip on Friday, stayed for 2 days and returned on Friday. How is that possible?
16) What has 4 wheels and flies?
17) How do you make a Venetian blind?
18) How do you get to Carnegie Hall?
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?
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.
21) How can you avoid hitting your fingers when driving in a nail with a hammer?
22) Why did the bubble gum cross the road?
23) What walks on 4 legs in the morning, 2 legs in the afternoon, and 3 legs in the evening?
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?
25) When is a yellow dog most likely to enter a house?
26) What has a head like a cat, feet like a cat, a tail like a cat, but isn\’t a cat?
27) When is a doctor most annoyed?
28) Why isn\’t your nose twelve inches long?
29) What has five eyes, but cannot see?
30) What is it that by losing an eye has nothing left but a nose?
31) What has a foot on each end and one in the middle?
32) Which one of our Presidents had the largest shoes?
33) Some months have thirty days and some months have thirty-one days. How many months have twenty-eight days?
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?
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?
36) Compose a grammatical and sensible sentence in which all words begin with the same sound and yet none begin with the same letter.
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.
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?
39) What is so unusual about the number 2520?
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?
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?
42) What is the difference between a farmer and a seamstress?
43) If 20 blackbirds are on a fence and you shoot one, how many remain?
44) What was given to you, belongs to you exclusively and yet is used more by your friends than by yourself?
45) What is it that we often return but never borrow?
46) Every time you stand up, you lose this. What is it?
47) What is the hardest thing to deal with?
48) What is the most important thing in the world?
49) What runs around town all day and lies under the bed at night with its tongue hanging out?
50) If all the letters in the alphabet were on top of the highest mountain, which letter must leave first?
51) What is the difference between an oak tree and a tight shoe?
52) How are a jeweler and a jailer alike?
53) Why was it so hard to find Abe Lincoln in Washington DC?
54) Where did King Arthur learn to joust?
55) How much water can you put into an empty 2 quart jar?
56) What stars should you stay away from?
57) What can you count on no matter what?
58) What is the happiest state in the USA?
59) Why would you put money in a freezer?
60) What teaches without talking?
Ответы на загадки:
2) An ax-i-dent (accident)
3) A colonel (kernel).
5) 21; draw it and count them.
6) On their feet.
7) The second one!
9) Only when it becomes violent.
10) Lack of hair.
11) The letter «g.»
12) Your breath.
13) A watchdog.
14) Because it has a spring in it.
15) Friday is a horse!
16) A garbage truck!
17) Poke him in the eye!
18) Practice, practice, practice!
19) An electric train has no smoke!
20) The letter «T.»
21) Hold the hammer with both hands.
22) It was stuck on the bottom of the chicken\’s foot.
23) A man — crawls as a baby, then walks on 2 feet, then uses a cane (3 legs) as an old man.
24) Wait until the bird flies away.
25) When the door is open.
26) A kitten.
27) When he is out of «patients.»
28) Because it would then be a foot.
29) The Mississippi River.
30) The word NOISE.
31) A yardstick.
32) The president with the largest feet.
33) All twelve months have 28 days. Some have more as well.
34) Prices quoted were for house numbers at 12 cents per number. A number\’6\’ cost me 12 cents.
35) The diameter is 6.324 inches. Diameter is equal to twice the radius.
36) Pneumonic gnomes knew mnemonic names.
37) Ptomaine poisons Pnom-Penh\’s psychedelic philosophers.
38) 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) 2520 is the lowest number into which all the digits from 1 to 10 will divide evenly.
41) 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) One gathers what he sows, the other sews what she gathers.
43) None, they would all fly away from the sound of the shot.
44) Your name.
46) Your lap.
47) An old deck of cards.
48) The letter «e» because it is first in everybody and everything.
49) Your shoes.
50) The letter «D» would begin the descent.
51) One makes acorns, the other makes corns ache.
52) The jeweler sells watches and the jailer watches cells.
53) They were using his Gettysburg Address.
54) In Knight school.
55) None, it would not be empty.
56) Shooting stars.
57) Your fingers or toes (or both!).
59) To get some cold, hard cash.
60) A book.