Last week I was driving the local school bus and 12 kids got on.
At the next stop, 5 got off and 7 got on.
At the next stop, 10 got on and 1 got off.
At the last stop 23 kids got off.
What was the name of the bus driver?
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Hint: Who was driving?
Since I was driving the bus and my name is Kevin the answer must be Kevin.
How can you throw a ball so that it goes a short distance, comes to a total stop, reverses its motion, and then goes the opposite way.
You are not allowed to bounce it against anything, hit it with anything, or tie it to anything.
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Hint: Try throwing something to see if you can make it do the same.
Answer: Throw it in the air.
How many flowers do I have if...
...all but two are dandelions, all but two are roses and all but two are tulips?
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Hint: I don't have very many flowers.
Answer: Three flowers.
I have a rose, a dandelion, and a tulip.
A lily pad starts in the middle of a pond on day 1, overnight it doubles in size. This happens every night. If the pond is covered on day 10, how big was the lily pad on day 9?
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Hint: Work backwards, this way you don't need to know the size of the lily pad at the start.
Answer: 1/2 the size of the pond.
This is easiest to see by working backwards. On day 10 the pond is covered, so during the previous night it doubled in size.