City Names: Sprouts' **first** name.

What is the **first** thing you see in an emergency but you only see it twice in a lifetime?

I am **first** on earth, the second in heaven.
I appear twice a week, though you only see me once in a year.
What am I?

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?

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?

A 2 Number Riddle

Take two numbers, such that the square of the **first**, plus the square of the second, shall equal 8; while the **first**, plus the product of the **first** and second, shall equal 6. What are the two numbers?

The Wheel and the Spokes

if a wheel has 64 spokes, how many spaces are there between the spokes?

Square Plus Square

Take two numbers, such that the square of the **first**, plus the square of the second, shall equal 8; while the **first**, plus the product of the **first** and second, shall equal 6. What are the two numbers?

Three Daughters and Three Clues

A man has three daughters. A second, intelligent man, asked him the ages of his daughters. The **first** man told him that the product of their ages (them all multiplied together,) was 36. After thinking the second man was unable to find the answer and asked for another clue. The **first** man replies the sum of their ages is equal to his house door number. Still the second man was unable to answer and asked for another clue. The **first** man told him that his youngest daughter had blue eyes, and suddenly second man gave the correct answer. What were the ages of the **first** man's 3 children?

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?

Google Riddles - The Sand Clocks

You have a 4 minute sand clock and a 7 minute sand clock, you need to measure 9 minutes while using both of them. What's your **first** move?
(The 'Google Riddles' are interview questions those who wish to get hired were asked).

Can't Be Seen, Can't Be Felt

It can't be seen, can't be felt, can't be heard and can't be smelt. It lies behind stars and under hills, and empty holes it fills. It comes **first** and follows after, ends life and kills laughter. What is it?

Four Words in One

What word in the English language does the following: The **first** two letters signify a male, the **first** three letters signify a female, the **first** four letters signify a great man, while the entire word signifies a great woman. What is the word?

The Dark Room

You enter a dark room. In the room there is a gas stove, a kerosene lamp and a candle.
You have a matchbox in your pocket, what will you light **first**?

The Car Thief

A car thief, who had managed to evade the authorities in the past, unknowingly took the automobile that belonged to Detective Anderson. The detective wasted no time and spared no effort in discovering and carefully examining the available clues. He was able to identify four suspects with certainty that one of them was the culprit.
The four make the statements below. From twelve of total statements, six are true and six false.
Suspect A:
1. C and I have met many times before today.
2. B is guilty.
3. The car thief did not know it was the Detective's car.
Suspect B:
1. D did not do it.
2. D's third statement is false.
3. I am innocent.
Suspect C:
1. I have never met A before today.
2. B is not guilty.
3. D knows how to drive.
Suspect D:
1. B's **first** statement is false.
2. I do not know how to drive.
3. A did it.
Which one is the car thief?

Hating the Eiffel Tower

He hated the Eiffel tower, so every day in Paris he ate on the **first** floor of the tower. Why did he do that?

Greeting Twins

Two people are walking towards each other on a beach. They are both completely identical. Who will be the **first** to greet the other?

5 Pirates Find Gold

5 pirates are parting ways after finding a treasure of 100 pieces of gold. The pirates decide to split it based on a vote. Each pirate, from oldest to youngest, gets to propose a plan on how to split the gold.
If at least 50 percent of the other remaining pirates agree on the plan, that is how they will split the gold. If less than 50 percent of the pirates agree, the pirate who came up with the plan will be thrown overboard. Each pirate is smart, greedy, and wants to throw as many others overboard as possible without reducing the amount of gold they get.
What plan can the **first** (oldest) pirate propose to live and get as much gold as possible?

Four Children

Stacy's mother had 4 children: The **first** was April, the second was May, and the third was June.
What was the name of the 4th child?

Drifting Down the Long Canals

I drift forever with the current down these long canals they've made. Tame, yet wild, I run elusive, multitasking to your **aid**. Before I came the world was a darker place. Colder, sometimes, rougher true. But though I might make living easy, I'm good at killing too.
What am I?

Take away my letters...

Take away my **first** letter, then take away my second letter. Then take away the rest of my letters, yet I remain the same. What am I?

The Bracelet and the Sales Tax

Casey buys a bracelet. She pays for the bracelet and pays $0.72 in sales tax. The sales tax rate is 6%.
What is the original price of the bracelet, before tax?

Insane Priest

Although I'm not an insect, some people found me very difficult to exterminate. They called me something like 'insane priest.' The **first** half of my name means the same as 'scrape,' and my last three letters are a metal. Who am I?

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