General Riddles

Two children, who were all tangled up in their reckoning of the days of the week, paused on their way to school to straighten matters out. "When the day after tomorrow is yesterday," said Priscilla, "then 'today' will be as far from Sunday as that day was which was 'today' when the day before yesterday was tomorrow!" On which day of the week did this puzzling prattle occur?
The two children were so befogged over the calendar that they had started on their way to school on Sunday morning!

What gets broken without being held?
A promise.

Which creature walks on four legs in the morning, two legs in the afternoon, and three legs in the evening?
Man. He crawls on all fours as a baby, then walks on two feet as an adult, and then walks with a cane as an old man.

A ladder hangs over the side of a ship anchored in a port. The bottom rung touches the water. The distance between rungs is 20 cm and the length of the ladder is 180 cm. The tide is rising at the rate of 15 cm each hour. When will the water reach the seventh rung from the top?
If the tide is raising water, then it is raising the ship on water, too. So water will reach still the first rung.

In a cave there is a treasure within a big metal box with a lock on it. There is also a monster in the cave that has two keys with him; one gold and the other silver. The monster will give you only one chance to open the lock using one of the keys. If the box doesn't open, the monster will kill you. Since the monster is a bit helpful it would give you a clue in finding out the correct key. Can you choose the correct key by deciphering the below clue? A GKOY OEPD LYEO DCNO EAAR NNN
The gold key will open the lock. Explanation: The clue says "A Golden Key Can Open Any Door". Take the first letter of each word, then the second letter of each word, then the third letter and so on and construct the sentence.

Place the following letters in such a manner that it becomes something which is used to clean: boas
soap (flip the alphabet b so that it becomes p).

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

Imagine you are in a dark room. How do you get out?
Stop imagining.

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

A shepherd has 18 goats. All but 6 die. How many are left?
6 of course!

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