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Q1: A father and his son are involved in a car accident, as a result of which the son is rushed to hospital for emergency surgery. The surgeon looks at him and says “I can’t operate on him, he’s my son”. Explain. (The answer is not “step-father”!)

What can you hold in your right hand, but not in your left?



Q3: How many birthdays does a typical woman have?



Q4: If a plane crashes on the Indian/Pakistan border, where do you bury the survivors?



Q5: A cowboy rode into town on Friday, spent one night there, and left on Friday. How do you account for this?




Q6: Which side of a cat contains the most hair?


Q7: Is it legal for a man to marry his widow’s sister?




Q8: Gaurav looked through the dirty window on the 24th floor of his office building. Depressed, he slid the window open and jumped through it. It was a sheer drop from the building to the ground. Miraculously after he landed he was completely unhurt. There was nothing to cushion his fall or slow his descent, yet he survived. Explain?



Q9: A man and his wife drove at full speed through the streets. They stopped, and the husband got out of the car. When he came back, his wife was dead, and there was a stranger in the car. Explain?




Q10: Why can’t a man living in Delhi not be buried in Mumbai?











Q1 Ans: The surgeon is the mother!

Q2 Ans: Left Elbow.

Q3 Ans: 1 birthday.

Q4 Ans: You can’t burry survivors!

Q5 Ans: The name of his horse was Friday.

Q6 Ans: The outside.

Q7 Ans: The man is dead so he can’t marry even if he wanted to!

Q8 Ans: Gaurav being a window cleaner, was cleaning the window form the outside, opened the window, and jumped inside.

Q9 Ans: The wife had a baby inside the car but died. However, the baby survived.

Q10 Ans: Because the man is still alive!


1.      Ans: The surgeon is his mom.

2.      Ans: My left Wrist.

3.      Ans: One and Only one

4.      Ans: Survivors are not buried

5.      Ans: horse

6.      Ans: cat has Fur not hair

Ans: A man cannot marry his widow’s sister because his wife becomes a widow after he dies

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