General Riddles

What has an eye but can not see?

6 15 18 20 ? = FORTY
25. Explanation: Replace each number with the corresponding letters in the alphabet. 6 = F 15 = O 18 = R 20 = T 25 = Y

Some months have 31 days, some have 30 days, how many months in the Gregorian calendar have 28?
All the 12 months!

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).

Swap one letter from each of the words "Right" and "Blight" to make two related words.
Light and Bright.

Complete the sentence using two words, which are anagrams. The man with the _______ wanted to have _______.
The man with the beard wanted to have bread.

The captain of a ship was telling this interesting story: "We traveled the sea far and wide. At one time, two of my sailors were standing on opposite sides of the ship. One was looking west and the other one east. And at the same time, they could see each other clearly." How can that be possible?
The marines were standing back against the sides of the ship so they were looking at each other. It does not matter where the ship is (of course it does not apply to the North and South Pole).

If NUMERAL is written as UEALRMN then how would you write ALGEBRA?

I have four sides. Anyone can calculate my area if they come to know the length of any one side of mine. I have four right angles within me. Which shape am I?

Once upon a time there were two neighbors - one very rich and the other quite poor. Both were singers. While the rich man would sing in concerts, the poor man used to sing by the roadside. The rich man had this tendency to ridicule the poor man for his singing abilities. Once the poor man got infuriated and challenged the rich man that he knew all the songs in the world and could sing any existing song with whatever names the rich man could give. The rich man decided to take up the challenge and to make it more exciting promised the poor man that he would give all his wealth to him if he could really do so. He gave him the names of his four children - Jack, Jonathan, Williams and Harry. The poor man sang and got all the wealth of the rich man. What song did he sing?
"Happy birthday to you. Happy birthday dear Jack. Happy birthday to you!" "Happy birthday to you. Happy birthday dear Jonathan. Happy birthday to you!" "Happy birthday to you. Happy birthday dear Williams. Happy birthday to you!" "Happy birthday to you. Happy birthday dear Harry. Happy birthday to you!" "Happy birthday to you" - is an existing song and can be sung with any name of the world.

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