# Tricky qeustions

• ### Question

• 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

• 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!!

Thursday, September 27, 2007 6:21 AM

### All replies

• 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!!

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