How **Many** Pluses

How **many** pluses should we put between the digits of 987,654,321 to get a total of 99, and where?

Married **Many**, Married None

I Get Bigger the More I Lose

365 Apples

A Bunch of Babies

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

Brothers and Sisters

A girl has as **many** brothers as sisters, but each brother has only half as **many** brothers as sisters. How **many** brothers and sisters are there in the family?

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?

The Wheel and the Spokes

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

Subtracting from 25

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 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?

Four Daughters

Mary has four daughters, and each of her daughters has a brother. How **many** children does Mary have?

Plenty of Backbone

I can sizzle like bacon, I am made with an egg, I have plenty of backbone, but lack a good leg.
I peel layers like onions, but still remain whole, I can be long like a flagpole, yet fit in a **hole**.
What am I?

The Doors of Nine

A new medical building containing 100 offices had just been completed. Mark was hired to paint the numbers 1 to 100 on the doors. How **many** times will Mark have to paint the number nine?

The Bubble Boy

If a boy blows 18 bubbles, then pops 6 eats 7 and then he pops 5 and blows 1.
How **many** are left?

What His Daughters Look Like

A man is asked what his daughters look like.
He says: "They are all blondes except for two. They are all brunettes except for two. They are all redheads except for two.
How **many** daughters did he have?

The Hard Triangle Riddle

This is a hard one: How **many** triangles are in this complicated picture?

White, Black and Fast

I am white and I am black. I am not fat because I need to be fast. I confuse **many** people with my style. What am I?

A President's Favorite Riddle

A favorite by Teddy Roosevelt:
"I talk, but I do not speak my mind
I hear words, but I do not listen to thoughts
When I wake, all see me
When I sleep, all hear me
**Many** heads are on my shoulders
**Many** hands are at my feet
The strongest steel cannot break my visage
But the softest whisper can destroy me
The quietest whimper can be heard."

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?

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?

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