General Riddles

A basket contains 5 apples. Do you know how to divide them among 5 kids so that each one has an apple and one apple stays in the basket?
Answer to this riddle goes as follows: 4 kids get an apple (one apple for each one of them) and the fifth kid gets an apple with the basket still containing the apple

Which room has no doors or windows?
A Mushroom

How can you lift a hippopotamus with one hand?
You won't find a hippo having one hand!

What is the beginning of eternity, the end of time and space, the start of every end, and the end of every race?
The letter 'E'.

A calendar year has how many seconds?
12 (2nd January, 2nd February, 2nd March.....)

On an average, how many birthdays do men on earth have?
1, just one! It is the day when we hit the earth. It is a different story that we celebrate our birthday every year, which actually implies Anniversary.

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?

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

When you buy me I am black in color. When you use me I am red and when you discard me I am grey in color. Who am I?
Charcoal

Feed me and I live, yet give me a drink and I die.

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