Riddle: A detachment of soldiers must cross a river. The bridge is broken, the river is deep. What to do?
Suddenly the officer in charge spots two boys playing in a row boat by the shore.
The boat is so tiny however, that is could only hold two boys or one soldier.
Still all the soldiers make it across the river in the boat. How?
Answer: First the boys cross the river and 1 boy comes back and gets a soldier and keeps going back until all the soldiers have made it across safetly.