There is a donkey tied to a rope. The rope is only five feet long but there is some food twenty feet away. How can the donkey get to the food?

the rope isn't tied to anything else

I'm the ruler of shovels, I have a wife, I have a double, And I'm as thin as a knife. Who am I?

king of spades the playing card

There is a seven letter word that breaks when you say its name. What is it?
You are competing in a race and overtake the runner in second place. Which position are in you now?
I'm once in a minute, twice in a moment but never in a hour. What Am I?

the letter m

Lucy had it first, Ethel had it last, Mary Silly had it twice until she married Peter Stupid and never had it again. What is it?

the letter L

In Canada an aboriginal person can get full funding for their post secondary education, including living expenses, and travel expenses as well as tuition fees. They don't need to do well in school or write an essay or prove they still practice aboriginal traditions, they get the money no questions asked. This is unjust, people shouldn't be rewarded just because of who their parents are, amirite?

except that america pretty much does the same thing? i mean we give out so much money for people just because of their race.

If you had one match and entered a room in which there were a kerosene lamp, an oil burner, and a wood burning stove, which would you light first?

the match

In a group of siblings, there are seven sisters, and each sister has one brother. How many siblings are there in total?
If eggs can be laid at the rate of eight every seven days, how many can a rooster lay in sixteen days?
George's mother had three children: one named April, one named May, and one named what?
Which would be worth more -- a trunk full of nickels or a half a trunk full of dimes?

half a trunk of dimes.

Catsup, ketchup, and catchup are all different spellings of the same word. Someone really should make a decision on that one, amirite?

if its on the bottle its "ketchup" but the only times i see "catsup" are in books oddly

What is the animal who's name is three letters long, take away the first letter and you have bigger animal?
What goes up and down the stairs without moving?

the rail?