General Riddles

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 shepherd has 18 goats. All but 6 die. How many are left?
6 of course!

Fill in the blanks in the following sentence with an anagram: Almost a _________ started between two brothers to decide who will use their father's _________.
battle and tablet.

A basket contains 5 apples. Do you know how to divide them among 5 kids so that each one has an apple and one apple stays in the basket?
Answer to this riddle goes as follows: 4 kids get an apple (one apple for each one of them) and the fifth kid gets an apple with the basket still containing the apple

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?

There are a few trees in a garden. On one of them, a pear tree, there are pears (quite logical). But after a strong wind blew, there were neither pears on the tree nor on the ground. How come?
At first, there were 2 pears on the tree. After the wind blew, one pear fell on the ground. So there where no pears on the tree and there were no pears on the ground.

There was a green house. Inside the green house there was a white house. Inside the white house there was a red house. Inside the red house there were lots of babies. What is it?
Watermelon.

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.

A crime is reported from 6 Park Avenue. The police reach the scene of the crime and find that a single life has been lost. The killer is also there on the spot and so are the evidences that are pointing to his crime, but the police cannot arrest him. Why?
The person who has lost his life, has killed himself. In other words, he has committed suicide

Where does Friday comes before Thursday?
In the dictionary

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