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Answers of riddles

2014年10月1日|Lesson


Hi, everyone.
We hope you enjoyed the riddles last month.
How was it?

We will show the answers to them this month.
Let’s think about it together.

 

Step 1:

(1) What starts with a T, ends with a T, and has T in it?

A: It’s a T eapoT There is tea in the pot.

 

(2) Where does Friday come before Thursday?

A: In a dictionary. (It’s in alphabetical order)

1410_obj041410_obj03(3) If he sits down, he is high; if he stands up, he is low.

A: Dog.

 

 

(4) Claps and claps, but neighbors do not hear.

1410_obj05A: Eyes.

 

(5) I saw two boats, but one person was on board.

1410_obj06A: Shoes.

You can wear only one pair of shoes.

 

(6)The letter C becomes O, and O becomes C.

A: Moon. It’s the shape of the moon.     1410_obj07 ⇔ 
(7)My uncle has a sister, but she isn’t my aunt. Who is she?

A: My mother.

 

(8) What animal carries his house wherever he goes?1410_obj09

A: Turtle.

 

(9) What kind of pet makes music?

1410_obj10A: Trumpet.

 

(10) What is the center of Australia?

A: The letter r. A U S T R A L I A1410_obj11

A: The letter r. A U S T

It’s the center of the letters.

 

Step 2:

(11) Which American president wore the largest hat?

A: The one with the biggest _head_.

The man with the biggest head must wear the biggest hat. Right?

 

(12) What goes up, but never comes down?

A: A ge. When you grow up, your age goes up, doesn’t it?

 

(13) What do you add to oil to make it boil?

A: The letter _b. oil + b = boil

 

(14) Before Mt. Everest was discovered, what was the highest mountain on Earth?

1410_obj12A: Mt. Everest, it just hadn’t been discovered yet.

That’s why it is Mt. Everest.

 

(15) When is the best time to have lunch?

A: After breakfast.

 

(16) What is the longest word in English language?

A: S miles. Because a mile is between the 1st and last letters. ⇒S mile S

1 mile = 1.6 kilometers. That’s why it is the longest word.

 

(17) What makes a road broad?

A: The letter B. road + b = broad

 

(18) Why is a river rich?

A: Because it always has two __banks_.

The word bank has two meanings; one is the side of river,

another is a place for keeping or lending money

 

(19) What is the tallest building in the world?

A: The library. Because it has the most stories.

The word story has two meanings; one is the number of levels of a building,

another is what is written by an authror

 

Step 3:

1410_obj13(20) Why is 6 afraid of 7?

A: Because 7 8 9. = 7 ate 9.

 

(21) I don’t like babysitters. Why?

A: Because they sit on babies.

 

(22) Why does Ms. Jones(who is a woman) shave many times a day?

A: Because she is a barber.

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(23) Why does the statue of Liberty stand in New York Harbor?

A: Because there is __no_ chair.

 

(24) Why do birds fly south?

1410_obj16A: Because it’s too far to walk.

 

(25) Why are Saturday and Sunday the strongest days?

A: Because Monday through Friday are _weekdays_. = weak
( Week and weak have the same sound but different meanings.)

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