General Riddles

How can you write 23 using the number 2 only 4 times? You can use addition, subtraction, division, multiplication.

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?

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.

The eight of us go forth not back to protect our king from a foes attack.
Chess pawns.

If someone robbed you in the shower, what would you be?
An eye wetness.

Paris, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Libya, England, ? Complete the sequence by choosing the correct one amongst the following: Mexico, Singapore and Netherland.
Singapore Explanation: The first letters of each word makes the word PUZZLES.

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 am slim and tall, Many find me desirable and appealing. They touch me and I give a false good feeling. Once I shine in splendor, But only once and then no more. For many I am "to die for". What am I?
A Cigarette

The more you take, the more you leave behind. What am I?
Footsteps

6 15 18 20 ? = FORTY
25. Explanation: Replace each number with the corresponding letters in the alphabet. 6 = F 15 = O 18 = R 20 = T 25 = Y

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