General Riddles

When I get multiplied by any number the sum of the figures in the product is always me. Who I am?
9 e.g. 9 X 6 = 54; 5 + 4= 9

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.

A ladder hangs over the side of a ship anchored in a port. The bottom rung touches the water. The distance between rungs is 20 cm and the length of the ladder is 180 cm. The tide is rising at the rate of 15 cm each hour. When will the water reach the seventh rung from the top?
If the tide is raising water, then it is raising the ship on water, too. So water will reach still the first rung.

Only one color, but not one size, Stuck at the bottom, yet easily flies, Present in sun, but not in rain, Doing no harm, and feeling no pain. What am I?
A shadow.

Voiceless it cries, Wingless flutters, Toothless bites, Mouthless mutters.

On an average, how many birthdays do men on earth have?
1, just one! It is the day when we hit the earth. It is a different story that we celebrate our birthday every year, which actually implies Anniversary.

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.

What has a head and a tail, but no body?

People use me to keep themselves clean. I get slimmer whenever I do some work. After my workout is over people need water. Who am I?
A bar of soap.

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