Subtracting **from** 25

You use me **from** your head to your toes. The more I work, the thinner I grow. What am I?

Making Cigarettes

A hobo picks up cigarette butts **from** the ground and can make a cigarette with 4 butts. If he finds 16 cigarette butts, **how** many cigarettes can he make?

You have been given the task of transporting 3,000 apples 1,000 miles **from** Apple-York to Strawberry-Ville. Your truck can carry 1,000 apples at a time. Every time you travel a mile towards Strawberry-Ville you must pay a tax of 1 apple but you pay nothing when going in the other direction (towards Apple-York).
What is highest number of apples you can get to Strawberry-Ville?

The Book Shelf

There are a number of books on a shelf. If one book is the 4th **from** the left and 6th **from** the right, **how** many books are on the shelf?

365 Apples

A Bunch of Babies

If you have two twins, three triplets and four quadruplets, **how** many people do you have?

Twelve Flags

Twelve flags stand equidistant along the track at the stadium. The runners start at the first flag. A runner reaches the eighth flag 8 seconds after he starts. If he runs at an even speed, **how** many seconds does he need altogether to reach the twelfth flag?

My Wall Clock

I have a clock in my house, on the wall.
On a summer's day I forgot to wind it and it stopped. Then I went to visit a friend who had a watch that was always right on time. After I stayed for a bit, I went home, made a simple alteration and set the clock just right.
Now **how** did I do this when I had no watch on me to tell **how** long it took me to come back **from** my friend's place?

A Fast Grower

There is a creature which could double its size every day. So, if the creature is put in a tank then it will fill the tank in 10 days.
**How** many days would it take for the creature to fill a half and **how** many days to fill a quarter of the tank?

The 15 Minutes Recipe

A recipe requires 15 minutes to cook. You have a 7 minutes hourglass and an 11 minutes hourglass with you. **How** will you measure 15 minutes using them?

The Marrying Kind

A woman **from** New York married ten different men **from** that city, yet she did not break any laws. None of these men died, and she never divorced. **How** was this possible?

A Hundred Stones

A hundred stones are placed, in a straight line, a yard distant **from** each other. **How** many yards must a person walk, who undertakes to pick them up, and place them in a basket stationed one yard **from** the first stone?

A Dog Across the River

A man calls his dog **from** the opposite side of the river. The dog crosses the river without getting wet, and without using a bridge or boat.
**How**?

The Magician and the Egg

A magician is standing on a concrete floor holding a raw egg with his hand outstretched.
Without the aid of any other objects, he is able to drop the egg 2 feet without breaking its shell.
**How** did he do it?

Google Riddle - The Ski Lift

You're on a ski lift, going **from** the bottom of the mountain to the top. **How** many chairs **from** the other side will you pass by?
A few choices:
1. Half of them
2. 2/3 of them
3. All of them (but yours)
4. 3/4 of them
(The 'Google Riddles' are interview questions those who wish to get hired were asked).

The Meeting of Planes

There are two planes. One is going **from** Los Angeles to Japan at a speed of 600 MPH. The other is traveling **from** Japan to Los Angeles at a speed of 500 MPH.
When the planes meet which one will be closer to Japan?

London to Berlin

You are the pilot on a plane flying **from** London to Berlin, with 2 transfers in Prague.
What is the pilot's surname?

A King Who Uses Electricity

I use electricity and I killed my father. I am a king. I have a lot of girlfriends, but I also have a wife. Who am I?

Back to Front

What 4-letter word can be written forward, backward or upside down, and can still be read **from** left to right?

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