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?

If six thousand six hundred and six dollar is written as $6,606, then write eleven thousand eleven hundred and eleven dollars.
$12,111.

What kind of tree can you carry in your hand?

I am very fragile. I crack easily. If you cry in front of me, I too start crying. If you smile at me, then I too smile back. Who am I?

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

I have a thumb and four fingers, but I have no flesh or bone. Who am I?

What can you catch but not throw?

I am a 7 letter word. I become longer when my third letter is removed. Who am I?

A woman met one of her classmates after 20 long years. After exchanging pleasantries, the first woman told the other that she has 4 children, half of them female. At this, the other woman smiled and replied, even half of her children too are female. However, she has 3 children. How is this possible?
The second woman has all female children.

I am transparent. You can see and feel me, but you cannot hold me. I always take the shape of my container. Who am I?

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