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. At the sound of me, men may dream or stamp their feet. At the sound of me, women may laugh or sometimes weep. Who am I?

What comes twice in a week, once in a year, but never in a month or a day?
The Letter 'E'.

Let us imagine that you are standing at the southern-most point of the earth. Now on the eastern side of that point is an island and on the western side of that point is a lake. Which one is closer to you - the island or the lake - and why?
Neither of the two because when you are standing at the southern-most point of the earth, all directions are north.

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?

I am fair and shiny. People use me to find how hot they are. Some call me God. Who am I?

Which number can you put to fill in the sequence? 23 1 3 25 16 20 6 9 20 ?
19 Explanation: Position of first letter of the words in the question in alphabets.

Fill in the sequence: 1 2 3 2 1 2 3 4 2 ?
1 Explanation: Number of characters used in writing the numbers in roman numerals.

I can fill up an entire room and still not take up any space. Who am I?

Fill in the blank: If Tom's father is Tony then Tony is the ________ of Tom's father.

I am a part of your body. You can hold me in your left hand but not in your right hand. Who am I?
Right hand.

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