A bunch of flies are trapped in a sealed jar. You place the jar on a set of scales. The scales will register the greatest weight when the flies are:
sitting on the bottom of the jar
flying around the inside of the jar
neither, the weight is exactly the same in each case
Answer: 3: the weight depends on the mass of the jar (including flies) and the position of the flies does not change that. Their weight in flight is transmitted to the bottom of the jar by the air currents generated by their wings.
My 6, 7, 3 is a tear to a newspaper.
My 5, 4, 1 is damper than moist.
My 1, 7, 6, 4 makes you weary blowing it up.
My 5, 7, 6, 9 helps electricity to flow.
My 8, 10, 2 is an attempt at this puzzle.
My whole might have been used to create this puzzle.
From the function keys on a computer keyboard. Starting with F12, F11, F10 and then read backwards.
On what day of the week will the first of January fall on in the year 2400?
Hint: Every calendar eventually repeats.
Answer: Saturday. The calendar follows a 400 year pattern therefore the year 2400 is the same as the year 2000.