General Riddles

I can fill up an entire room and still not take up any space. Who am I?

What is half of 4 plus 4?
6. Explanation: Half of 4 is 2 and then plus 4 is 6.

Why did the boy go to his bedroom with a pencil?
He wanted to draw the curtains.

What invention lets you look right through a wall?
A window

If it took fifteen men ten days to build a tower, how long would it take four men to build it?
No time at all, as the tower it is already built!

I have four sides. Anyone can calculate my area if they come to know the length of any one side of mine. I have four right angles within me. Which shape am I?

I have a mouth but I can't speak, I can run but I can't walk. Who am I?

Let us imagine that you are standing at the southern-most point of the earth. Now on the eastern side of that point is an island and on the western side of that point is a lake. Which one is closer to you - the island or the lake - and why?
Neither of the two because when you are standing at the southern-most point of the earth, all directions are north.

Which weighs more, a pound of feathers or a pound of bricks?
Neither, they both weigh one pound.

Find the odd one out: level, civic, madam, eye, mouth
Mouth. Explanation: All the words except "mouth" are palindromes (reads the same backward and forward).

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