Question: There is a man who works on Big Bentley and he keeps the clock running smoothly. One day the clock stops all together, he muttered to himself "It's going to take me all day to fix it!" and he grumbles while he works because he doesn't want to have to change the time, but he finishes by tea and he doesn't have to change the clock by even a minute. How?
Answer: He started at 4:00 and finished at 16:00 (tea time) which is 12 hours making it so that the clock was still correct
Question: A man is found dead on a Sunday morning. His wife calls the police immediately. The police question the wife and staff. The wife said she was asleep, the cook said he was cooking breakfast, the gardener said she was picking vegetables, the butler said he was cleaning the closet, and the maid said she was getting the post. The police immediately arrested the murderer.Who was the murderer?
Answer: The maid because there's no post on Sundays.
Question: Two men, Watson and Holmes, are out in the extremely dry forest. They are completely surrounded by a large forest fire on one side and a dangerous cliff on the other. The wind is blowing the forest fire towards them and the cliff. The fire will reach them in about one day.
Holmes turns to Watson, "I have matches, berries, and enough water for a day. We aren't going to die." How can they avoid getting swallowed up by the forest fire?
Answer: They can start a fire of their own with the matches and the wind will blow that fire in the same direction as the forest fire and they can take refuge in the section of the forest they burn down.