General Riddles

Where do fish store all their money?
On the river banks!

I have one letter but my name is spelled with eight. What am I?
Envelope

A calendar year has how many seconds?
12 (2nd January, 2nd February, 2nd March.....)

Fill in the blanks with a word which makes two different words if you read from both sides: Tim's father has kept his ______ in the ______ for scoring good marks in math.
Reward and Drawer.

What is as light as a feather, but even the world's strongest man couldn't hold it for more than a minute?
His breath.

I help all living things to survive. I give shade to others. People use me for their various needs. I have rings to determine my age. Who am I?

Sam's son is the brother of the only sister of Andrew. Dorothy, the only daughter of Sam, has only two brothers. What is the relation between Sam and Andrew?
Sam is Andrew's father.

Two girls were born to the same mother, on the same day, at the same time, in the same month and year and yet they're not twins. How can this be?
The two babies are two of a set of triplets.

A slice of cake costs $3 if it is cut into two pieces. How much will it cost if it is cut into seven pieces?
$3. As the entire slice costs $3, it doesn't matter how many pieces it is cut into.

A headless man had a letter to write; It was read by a man who had lost his sight. The dumb repeated it word for word; And deaf was he who listened and heard. Solve this riddle.
The letter in question is the letter "O". It is zero. The man had nothing to write. The blind could read nothing. The person who was dumb could repeat nothing. The deaf man listened and heard nothing.

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