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444 riddles

Use reasoning to find out how the situation of outcome was possible.

A man decides to quit his job, so he turns off the lights, and walks out of the room, and 200 people die. Why do 200 people die?
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There are 20 people in an empty, square room. Each person has full sight of the entire room and everyone in it without turning his head or body, or moving in any way (other than the eyes). Where can you place an apple so that all but one person can see it?
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Mr. Whimpy was terrified of the dark. When he went to bed, he would flip off the light switch on the far wall, then tear across the room to bed, 10 feet away. However, the other day, he flipped the switch, walked slowly to his bed, and climbed in before the room went dark. He only used his finger to switch off the light. How did he manage this brave feat?
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Can you name three consecutive days without using the words Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, or Sunday?
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A professional fisherman caught 30 fish during a 5-day tournament. Each day, he caught 3 more fish than the day before. How many fish did the fisherman catch on the first day?
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Two mothers and two daughters go to a pet store and buy three cats. Each female gets her own cat. How is this possible?
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A man is wearing all black. Black shoes, socks, trousers, jumper, and gloves. He is walking down a black street with all the street lamps off. A black car is coming towards him with its lights off but somehow manages to stop in time.

How did the driver see the man?
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Six glasses are in a row. The first three are full of juice; the second three are empty. By moving only one glass, can you arrange them so empty and full glasses alternate?
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Four people are sitting around a campfire after a long day of recreation, when one man comments: "Do you realize that around this campfire, the four of us include a mother, father, brother, sister, son, daughter, niece, nephew, aunt, uncle and cousins? If everyone is related by blood (with no unusual marriages) how is this possible?
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There are two bodies on the floor. They are surrounded by water and broken glass. How did they die?
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