Some riddles are quite easy while some are quite tough. But some are really interesting in the way they train your brain to respond quickly. That’s why we have listed these 10 best riddles for kids and adults to try and see whether you can answer them as fast as possible.
Riddle 1. There are 7 snakes in a hole. 2 of them died. How many are remaining now?
Answer : 7 snakes. Because even though 2 of them died but still they are inside the hole so they are counted as well.
Riddle 2. If you multiply all the numbers present on a telephone then what number will you get?
Answer : Did you start multiplying from 1 and went on to calculate 1x2x3x4x…so on? Had you realized that 0 is also present on telephone dialer then in a split second you would answer it as 0 because multiplying any number with 0 gives 0.
Riddle 3. Suppose you participate in a marathon. You overtake the man in second position, then what is your position now?
Answer : Second, because overtaking him will replace your position with his position. You will be second and that man will slide down to third position.
Riddle 4. Two fathers and two sons went on to watch a movie. They only had three tickets but still all of them managed to watch the movie. How?
Answer : Because there were only 3 people not 4 ; a kid, his father, and his grandfather which forms two pairs of father and son.
- First pair : Kid and his father
- Second pair : kid’s father and kid’s grandfather.
Riddle 5. There are four oranges in a plate. Steve has to give one orange to each one of his four friends. But after giving out all the oranges, one orange is still in the plate. How?
Answer : Because after the first three oranges were given to three of his friends, he gave the last orange along with the plate to his last friend. In that way everyone got one orange and also one orange stayed in the plate.
Riddle 6. Can you tell which number will come at the 6th position in the given sequence?
Position : 1 2 3 4 5 6
Number : 3 3 5 4 4 ?
Answer : 3. Because:
1 = ONE = 3 LETTERS
2 = TWO = 3 LETTERS
3 = THREE = 5 LETTERS
6 = SIX = 3 LETTERS. Hence answer is 3.
Riddle 7. Where in the world does Friday comes before Thursday?
Answer : Dictionary. It’s because a dictionary is arranged alphabetically in ascending order so the letter ‘F’ of FRIDAY will appear before letter ‘T’ of THURSDAY .
Riddle 8. A man was walking down the street and all of a sudden it started raining heavily. He ran quickly towards his house and entered inside it. He was neither covering his head with something nor wearing any hat but still none of his hair got wet. How?
Answer : Because the man was bald. Bald men don’t have hair so he could never get his hair wet.
Riddle 9. You are in a deep sleep. A girl from your neighbor knocks at your door. She has come to borrow some food to eat. You have a piece of cake, a can of juice and a candy bar in your refrigerator. What would you open first?
Answer : Your eyes. You are in a deep sleep so the first thing you must open is your eyes.
Riddle 10. A book on French language has been kept on a book shelf. If that book is 5th from the left end and 7th from the right end then how many book are there on the book shelf?
Answer : 11 books. First of all, the book is 5th from the left end so there are four books to the left of it. Secondly the book is 7th from the right end so there are 6 books to the right of it. And one more book is there which is the French book itself. So in total the book shelf has 4 + 1 + 6 = 11 books.
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