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  • 1) How much soil is there in a hole measuring one metre by one metre by one metre?


    2) Would a steel ball travel faster through water at 25c or -5c?


    3) There are 5 apples in a basket and five people in a room. How can you give an apple to each person in the room and yet leave one apple in the basket.


    4) A fishing boat is lying in the harbour. There is a rope ladder hanging over the side with its end touching the water. The rungs of the ladder are 1 metre apart and the tide is rising at 50 centimetres an hour.

    At the end of 6 hours, how many of the rungs will be covered?

     

    Wednesday, September 26, 2007 12:18 PM

Answers

  • 1) None, it's a hole!!


    2) At 25c.Water freezes at 0c.Ever tried dropping a steel ball through ice!!


    3) You give one of them an apple in the basket !!


    4) None - the boat will rise with the tide. If it doesn't you have problems!!

     

    here r the answers



    Thursday, September 27, 2007 6:21 AM

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  • and where is answrs...........
    Wednesday, September 26, 2007 12:39 PM
  • 1) None, it's a hole!!


    2) At 25c.Water freezes at 0c.Ever tried dropping a steel ball through ice!!


    3) You give one of them an apple in the basket !!


    4) None - the boat will rise with the tide. If it doesn't you have problems!!

     

    here r the answers



    Thursday, September 27, 2007 6:21 AM
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    i think u r write in all the cases...........
    Thursday, September 27, 2007 7:16 AM

  • I thought he wrote question...
    Thursday, September 27, 2007 11:16 AM
  • @Tarsicius

    U are superb...................

    Tuesday, October 23, 2007 6:59 AM

  • all the riddles are awesome guys............
    Wednesday, October 24, 2007 1:52 AM