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38 absurd and meaningless questions (with a tricky or little obvious answer)

38 absurd and meaningless questions (with a tricky or little obvious answer)

July 23, 2024

Human beings are curious by nature and we never cease to be amazed by what surrounds us . This concern to know and know leads us to ask questions.

However, there are questions that are absurd and do not make sense. Either because they are made ironic or sarcastic or because their response seems too obvious to even ask a question of this kind.

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A list of absurd questions

Below you can find a list of absurd questions and meaningless questions.

1. Why do they call our planet "Earth" being this three quarters of water?

This question may seem absurd, but in reality it is not . The origin of this name is because there was a time, in which this name was accepted, where humanity did not yet know that the Earth was a planet. In most languages, the name of the planet means soil under your feet.


2. Why if you blow a dog in the nose gets angry and if we take him as a passenger in the car with the window down comes the head to the wind?

Interestingly, ldogs tend to stick their heads out of the car window , surely looking for a cool place or to be able to sniff several things.

3. Why, when a person is right, should he give it to him? If you already have it. In that case, it would have to be given when it does not have it, right?

A reflection that does not make any sense. That yes, when they give us the reason, they make us feel good.

4. Why do we run fast in the rain, if it also rains ahead?

We usually run when it rains to avoid getting wet. Actually running is a good idea, since the time we spend exposed to the downpour is reduced.


5. Why is Goofy able to walk on his two feet and Pluto goes on all fours? Are not they both dogs?

An absurd reflection on these Disney characters.

6. How can I know how many lives my cat has left?

Cats, just like human beings, only have one life. What happens is that there is a popular saying that affirms, in a symbolic way, that they have seven lives. This is said because cats are very agile and can jump and fall from a great height.

7. Why is there no cat food with mouse flavor?

It's a pretty absurd question, but maybe they would like it.

8. Where is the other half of the Middle East?

A name that refers to its location is not named because there is another half.

9. Why does Tarzan have hair but has not grown a bit of a beard in all his years lost in the jungle?

Actually, this question has some truth. Although it could also be barbilampiño.


10. Do infants enjoy childhood as much as adults do adultery?

A question that does not make sense, but that plays with words.

11. Why did the Flintstones celebrate Christmas if they lived before Christ?

Because they are cartoons. Of course, it does not make much sense to celebrate Christmas.

12. Why do we have to avoid the dangers? But if people do not want them or give them away ...

Draw can mean two things: dodge or raffle . In this question the meaning of the word is changed so that it turns out to be funny.

13. Why do we press the buttons of the television remote control so hard when we know it has run out of batteries?

Surely the answer to this question is because of the frustration that the remote control does not work.

14. Why do we call the drink "drink", even before drinking it?

For the same reason we call food "food", even before eating it.

15. If ordinary is synonymous with vulgar, why extraordinary does not mean very vulgar?

An elaborate way to look for connections between words.

16. If a lawyer goes crazy, do you lose the trial?

An ironic phrase that can be funny because lawyers defend the rights of their clients in trials.

17. How far are the bald people washing their faces?

In other words, where is the limit of the face if there is no hair to differentiate it.

18. Why is nobody able to realize that Clark Kent is Superman? Can a pair of glasses and a piglet change a person so much?

It is curious that, after putting Superman some glasses, nobody finds the resemblance or suspect that they are family.

19. Why "separate" is written all together and "all together" is written separately?

The language sometimes has some curiosities like this question.

20. If the champagne is liquid, how can it be dry?

The term "dry" of champagne has to do with the amount of sugar that is added in the process . It is, simply, a type of champagne.

21. Where do rural workers go when, tired of their work, they decide to "get away from everything"?

People who live in the city often go to relax in the countryside. But when a peasant is stressed, he will hardly go to the city.

22. The black box of the airplanes is indestructible ... why will not they make the whole plane of that same material?

If a plane were made with the same material as the black box, it would weigh too much.

23. If the water is colorless, why is the part of a towel that has been submerged in water darker than the dry part?

Because its darkness is not because it is stained, but because it is wet. When it dries it has its normal color again.

24. Why can you find anything but gloves in the glove compartment of the car?

Because in the first cars they had a boiler, so to touch that area it was necessary to wear gloves.

25. Why when a person is lying down and scared. Everything is wrapped ... will it be that the sheet is steel or something?

It is an instinct of protection. Logically, the sheet the sheet is not a steel frame.

26. Why do you usually close toilets at service stations? Are you afraid of someone coming in to clean them?

To be used only by people who are customers.

27. Why do we have rooster eyes on our feet and crow's feet in our eyes?

Because the name has nothing to do with the location, but by the way they have.

28. Is it true that divers work under pressure?

In reference to the high pressure that divers endure in terms of breathing.

29. If love is blind ... why is lingerie so popular?

Some irony comes from these words in relation to the quote "love is blind".

30. What do the sheep count in order to sleep? Do human beings count?

Logically, no. The sheep do not count to be able to sleep.

31. Why making a woman happy is well-liked, but making many happy not?

Socially and culturally it is not well considered to surrender to more than one woman.

32. If in life you were a masochist, would it not be a reward to go to hell and punish you to go to heaven?

Masochism refers to the practice in which the person gets pleasure from being dominated. Evidently, if hell existed, it has nothing to do with masochism.

33. If the wool shrinks when wet ... why do not the sheep shrink when it rains?

Absurd is simply the fact of asking this question.

34. If prison and prison are synonymous, why are not they jailer and prisoner?

Both roles have to do with the penitentiary system, so the question does not make sense.

35. If I want to buy a new boomerang, how can I get rid of the old one?

When you launch a boomerang intentionally, it returns in the direction of the place from which it was launched. That does not mean that if we want to do without it, go back continuously.

36. It is said that only ten people around the world understood Einstein. If nobody understands me, am I a genius?

Einstein had a very advanced vision for the time. One of the best scientists of all time.

37. If a person with multiple personalities decides to commit suicide, can he be considered to have taken hostages?

An irony on two very serious issues, such as suicide and multiple personality disorder.

38. Why is the bar the only thing that is never free at a bar party?

Because it means that you do not have to pay. That's why the bar will always be occupied.


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