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Answer to Riddle 63 - Who Are These...?

What did you say - They lived somewhere at some time? No, dear children, they never lived anywhere anytime. In fact they never existed as living characters. They existed only in books, and they became so famous that people all round the world believed that they were real people or characters. Let us see how --

--Perry Mason - is the defensive attorney character created by Earle Stanley Gardner for his detective novels. He was the main character for his more than 80 detective novels and stories. His many stories were shown as TV series. His assistant is Dr Watson.
--James Bond - also known as 007, is also the detective character created by Ian Fleming for his 12 detective novels and two collections in 1953. There have been 21 films made on his stories and the 22nd one (Quantum of Solace) is to be released in November 2008.
--Sherlock Homes - is also the detective character created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle for his detective novels. Even there are several Web sites for him -
(1) - for his 60 stories;
(2) - even his museum is there in London, UK;
(3) - read his stories and 4 novels here;
(4) - a Web site for the society in his name. Even his pictures, games, clip art are also available. A serial, 45 shows, was also shown on TV for 7 years.
--Mickey Mouse - is a comic animal cartoon character who has become an icon for Walt Disney Co. It was created by Walt Disney for children in 1928.

Answer to Riddle 64 - The Name of the Driver

Oh, You are crying out loud to know the name? Don't you remember your own name? It was YOU who was driving the bus.

Answer to Riddle 65 - Check Your Intelligence Level

1. How do you put a giraffe into a refrigerator?
Stop and think about it and decide on your answer before you scroll down.
The correct answer is: Open the refrigerator, put in the giraffe, and close the door. This question tests whether you tend to do simple things in an overly complicated way.

2. How do you put an elephant into a refrigerator?
Did you say, open the refrigerator, put in the elephant, and close the refrigerator? Wrong Answer.
Correct Answer: Open the refrigerator, take out the giraffe, put in the elephant and close the door.
This tests your ability to think through the repercussions of your previous actions.

3. The Lion King is hosting an animal conference. All the animals attend .... except one. Which animal does not attend?
Correct Answer: The Elephant. The elephant is in the refrigerator. You just put him in there.
This tests your memory ... Okay, even if you did not answer the first three questions correctly, you still have one more chance to show your true abilities.

4. There is a river you must cross but it is used by crocodiles, and you do not have a boat. How do you manage it?
Correct Answer: You jump into the river and swim across.
Have you not been listening? All the crocodiles are attending the Animal Meeting.
This tests whether you learn quickly from your mistakes.

Answer to Riddle 66 - Elevator Problem-1

He is a midget and cannot reach the 17th floor button. When it rains, he uses his umbrella or if someone else is in the elevator, he can ask the person to push the button No 17 for him, but if he is alone and he does not have umbrella he cannot push that button

Answer to Riddle 67 - Elevator Problem-2

This guy is a shortie. When he takes the elevator up to to his apartment, his hand cannot reach the Button No 15, but only up to No 9, so he presses the Button No 9 and has to walk up to the 15th floor by stairs, but when he comes down he can press the Button No 1 easily and comes down in one go.

Answer to Riddle 68 - How Will You Weigh

Keep 6 balls on a table.
1. Take the 2nd set. Weigh that set, keeping 3 balls each on one pane. Find the heavier set of 3 balls.
2. Keep the lighter set of balls on the table, take the heaver set of 3 balls. Weigh 2 balls to find the heavier. The heavier ball is on the weighing machine or on the table

If the 2nd set does not contain the heavier ball, pick the first set of 6 balls from the table and proceed to weigh it like the 2nd set

Answer to Riddle 69 - 

Who created these characters?
(1) Peter Pan,  (2) Pinocchio,  (3) Snow White,  (4) Harry Potter, and  (5) The Grinch

(1) Peter Pan - created by a Scottish novelist and playwright JM Barrie. he can fly and he never ages.
(2) Pinocchio - created by Carlo Lorenzini (Carlo Collodi), an Italian, wrote fairy tales for children - "The adventures of Pinocchio"
(3) Snow White - German fairy tale
(4) Harry Potter - by JK Rowling (see Harry Potter here)
(5) The Grinch - by Dr Seuss, in 1957



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Created by Sushma Gupta on January 15, 2002
Modified on 05/19/13