General Riddles

If there are 8 chocolates and you take away 5, how many do you have?
5 of course. If you take 5, what else do you expect to have?

Only one color, but not one size, Stuck at the bottom, yet easily flies, Present in sun, but not in rain, Doing no harm, and feeling no pain. What am I?
A shadow.

I have wheels and flies. But I don't have any wings. Who am I?
Garbage truck

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.

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

What occurs once in a minute, twice in a moment, but never in a thousand years?
The letter "M"

When I am open I am U-shaped but when I am closed I am V-shaped. Who am I?
Umbrella

When can you make the following equation correct? 14+1=3
In a clock when we add 14hrs and 1hr we get 15hrs i.e. 3 o'clock

What is the closest relationship my son can have has with my brother's niece's father's brother's mother?
She can be my son's grandmother.

I am a six letter word. Subtract one letter and twelve will remain. Who am I?

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