Brain exercises November 7

A Few Short Riddles…
1. What sort of hawk is not a bird of prey?
2. What cap is never worn on the head?
3. What does the barber find the easiest thing to part with?
4. Why is a pack of cards like a garden shed?
5. What is nearer to you than to me, but I can see it and you can’t?

Will you Elect to solve these?
Do you know what some US Presidents did before they became President?
1. He was an oil executive, a sports team owner, and a governor.
2. He was a community organizer, a constitutional law professor, and a US senator.
3. He was journalist, a US congressman and a US senator.
4. He was a postmaster, a lawyer and a US congressman.
5. He was an inventor, an architect, and a Secretary of State.
6. He was a schoolteacher, a soldier and a US senator.
7. He was a farmer, a haberdasher, a judge and a US senator.
8. He was a lawyer, a university president, and a governor.
9. He was an engineer and the US Secretary of Commerce under Warren Harding and Calvin Coolidge.

 

 

 

Answers:
A Few Short Riddles
1. A tomahawk
2. Your knee cap
3. A comb
4. There are spades in both
5. The back of your head

Will you Elect to solve these?
1. George W. Bush
2. Barack Obama
3. John F. Kennedy
4. Abraham Lincoln
5. Thomas Jefferson
6. Lyndon Johnson
7. Harry Truman
8. Woodrow Wilson
9. Herbert Hoover