Brainteasers

Another inbox forward.

1) How long did the Hundred Years War last?

2) Which country makes Panama hats?

3) From which animal do we get cat gut?

4) In which month do Russians celebrate the October Revolution?

5) What is a camel’s hair brush made of? Squirrel fur

6) The Canary Islands in the Pacific are named after what animal?

7) What was King George VI’s first name?

8 ) What color is a purple finch?

9) Where are Chinese gooseberries from?

10) What is the color of the black box in a commercial airplane?

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1) How long did the Hundred Years War last? 116 years

2) Which country makes Panama hats? Ecuador

3) From which animal do we get cat gut? Sheep and Horses

4) In which month do Russians celebrate the October Revolution? November

5) What is a camel’s hair brush made of? Squirrel fur

6) The Canary Islands in the Pacific are named after what animal? Dogs

7) What was King George VI’s first name? Albert

8) What color is a purple finch? Crimson

9) Where are Chinese gooseberries from? New Zealand

10) What is the color of the black box in a commercial airplane? Orange

Why is it that doctors call what they do ‘practice’?
Why is the man who invests all your money called a broker?
Why is the time of day with the slowest traffic called rush hour?
You know that indestructible black box that is used on airplanes? Why don’t they make the whole plane out of that stuff?!
Why are they called apartments when they are all stuck together?
If flying is so safe, why do they call the airport the terminal?

Haha, aren’t the answers and the rhetorical questions ironic? Not sure how true the answers to the brainteasers are, though.

1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. lexrussian
    Mar 12, 2009 @ 09:36:15

    i learned a lot of the answers to those questions in history and geography and they are indeed correct. Im russian too and we DO celebrate the october revolution in november

    nylusmilk: haha, interesting! thanks for verifying.🙂

    Reply

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