General Riddles

I am clean when I look black and dirty when I look white. Who am I?

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?

What is as light as a feather, but even the world's strongest man couldn't hold it for more than a minute?
His breath.

What invention lets you look right through a wall?
A window

I am soft and transparent. I am so small that you can keep me on your fingers. I have no light but I help you to see the beautiful world. I improve your vision only when I come in contact with you. Who am I?
Contact Lens

A crime is reported from 6 Park Avenue. The police reach the scene of the crime and find that a single life has been lost. The killer is also there on the spot and so are the evidences that are pointing to his crime, but the police cannot arrest him. Why?
The person who has lost his life, has killed himself. In other words, he has committed suicide

A box without hinges, key, or lid, Yet golden treasure inside is hid.

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).

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.

I am an eight letter standard word used by almost everybody. If you take away two alphabets from me I will make a logical sequence. Who am I?

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