Question: There are three books on a shelf standing side by side. Each book is 10ml thick. The bookworm eats its way through the first page of the first book to the last page of the last book. How far did the bookworm move if it can only move in a straight horizontal line?
Answer: The book worm only moved 10ml because the first page of the first book will be next to the middle book and the last page of the last book will also be next to the middle book. The bookworm eats through only one book, each book is 10ml so therefore the bookworm moves only 10ml.
Question: A rich man suddenly dies from a cut on his finger. The next day, two men appeared and claimed to be his long-lost son. They both fit the description in the will and had all the necessary documents. The family attorney proposed a blood test. One man agreed while the other point blank refused. The one who agreed was arrested for fraud at once. The second man was accepted as the heir. Why?
Answer: He was a hemophiliac, like his father, who died from a small cut. The blood test would kill him.
Question: A semi truck weighing exactly 10,000 pounds gets onto a bridge that is 100 miles long. The bridge's weight limit is exactly 10,000 pounds, any more will break the bridge. After going about 80 miles down the bridge a small bird lands on the truck.
Answer: Nothing, after traveling 80 miles the truck will have surely burnt enough fuel to allow the bird to land on the truck without breaking the bridge.