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A woman met one of her classmates after 20 long years. After exchanging pleasantries, the first woman told the other that she has 4 children, half of them female. At this, the other woman smiled and replied, even half of her children too are female. However, she has 3 children. How is this possible?
The second woman has all female children.

Use the word "dormitory" to make two words which will complete the below sentence. Daniel stays in a _______ _______.
dirty room

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!

What has an eye but can not see?

End always begins with me. Time, space and universe always end with me. Who am I?
The letter 'E'.

Tear one off and scratch my head what was red is black instead.
A matchstick.

How many times is the alphabet "a" used while writing the spelling of each number from 1 to 500?
Not a single time.

There are 17 pigeons sitting in a row on a wall. A boy shoots the fifth pigeon. How many pigeons remain?
None. Explanation: They all fly away at the sound of the gunshot.

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

I look like a pearl. Clouds are my grandparents. I am very delicate. I die as soon as anybody touches me. Who am I?

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