Question: A lady just married a man. They do not have enough money to stay in a decent hotel. The couple stays with the man's mother. The man's mother has a jar full of lima beans, the lady's favourite food. The lady takes one lima bean each day they stay. The man's mother suspects the lady's theiving, but does not say a word. One day, the man's mother and wife are cleaning the kitchen together. The lady sees the man's mother looking at her eying the jar, now half full of lima beans. The lady finds one on the counter top and holds it up to the man's mother. She says three words that relieves the man's mother's suspection. What are those three words?
Answer: "What is This?" Are the words said by the lady. The man's mother will think that the lady wouldnt eat something that she didn't know what it was. Asking, "What is This?" Will make the mother think it might've been someone else.
Question: You have a glass of water that looks about half full. How can you tell, only using the glass of water itself, if the glass is half full or not?
The glass is a right cylinder.
Answer: Tip the glass of water until the water reaches the rim of the glass and if the water lines up perfectly with the bottom rim of the glass, it is half full.
Question: There were 2 doors. Behind the 1 door, is hell and behind the other door, is heaven but you don't know which door will take you to heaven. In front of them, there were 2 brothers, which is guarding the door. One of the brother always lie and the other one always tell the truth. Of course you don't know who is lying and who is not. You only get 1 question to ask one of them to figure out which door leads to heaven. What question you might ask? Remember you only get to ask 1 question. it means that you can't ask one question each of them. that will be 2 questions. You only ask 1 question to any of them and no more. How do you do that?
Answer: Go up to one of the guy and ask this question, " Hello, which door that your brother will point if I ask him which way is the heaven." Then take the other door. Don't enter the door that he was pointing. This question will work for both of them because if you ask this question to the truth guy, he will point the hell because he knows that his brother will point hell and if you asked to the liar, he'll still point hell because he knows that his brother will point to heaven door, so he lied. That's why you take the other door.