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Riddle:

I have two coins, one is marked George I and one is marked George IV. One is genuine but one is a forgery. Which is the forgery?

Answer:

George I. A coin would not be marked Goerge I because at the time it was produced it would not have been known that there was going to be a George II.

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Riddle:

The favorite foods of Megan, Michael, Sergi, and Jana are written below. Each person has a different favorite food. Use the following food clues to match the people with their favorite foods.

1. Michael likes ketchup and mustard on his favorite food.

2. Jana is allergic to cheese.

3. Sergi eats his favorite food on a bun.

4 Sometimes for something different, Michael makes his food into corn dogs.

What are each kids favorite food?

Write the name of the person next to their favorite foods.

Chicken Drumstick:

Hot Dog in a bun:

A slice of Pizza:

A hamburger in a bun:

Answer:

Chicken Drumstick:  Jana

Hot Dog in a bun: Michael

A slice of Pizza: Megan

A hamburger in a bun: Sergi

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Riddle:

A man goes to work at the same time each day and travels part of his journey facing forwards and the remainder facing backwards. When he returns at the end of his working day, he only faces forwards.

How can this be?

Answer:

He works in the engine room of a liner! To get to work, he walks along the decks from his cabin facing forwards, and down the ladders between decks facing backwards.  However, when he finishes, he only needs to face forwards to climb the ladders again and walk along the deck back to his cabin.

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Riddle:

Alice is walking throught the forest of forgetfulness. She wants to know what day of the week it is. She stops and asks a lion and a unicorn. Now the lion lies all of the time on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. The unicorn always lies on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Alice asks the lion what day it is, he says, "Well, yesterday was one of my lying days." Alice can't figure it out just from the lion's answer so she asks the unicorn and the unicorn says, "Yesterday was also one of my lying days." What day is it?

Answer:

Thursday.

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Riddle:

In 1990, a person is 15 years old. In 1995 that same person is 10 years old. How is this possible?

Answer:

The years are in B.C.

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Riddle:

What does a rain cloud wear under their raincoat?

Answer:

Thunderware.

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Riddle:

'When Gwen is twice as old as Dean, Then I shall be just 17. But Gwendoline was 23 When Dean was twice as old as me.' Thats what Bill said.

So tell us then, How old he was when Dean was ten?

Answer:

Eight.

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Riddle:

Two wine merchants arrive at the gates of Paris. One has 64 and the other 20 barrels of wine. Since they have not enough money to pay the custom duties, the first pays 40 francs and 5 barrels of wine. The second pays 2 barrels of wine but receives 40 francs in change.

What is the value of each barrel of wine and what is the duty payable?

Answer:

The value of a barrel is 120 francs and the duty is 10 francs a barrel.

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Riddle:

Out of 100 ladies attending the gala,

85 had a white hand bag;
75 had black shoes;
60 carried an umbrella;
90 wore a ring;

How many ladies must have had all four items?

Answer:

10

Divide by 3. All the ladies had three items. The remainder shows the number of ladies who had 4.

85
75
60
90
______
310 / 3 = 100 + 10 remainder

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Riddle:

1. Carnation, Peony, Tomato, Rose

2. North America, Australia, Asia, Canada

3. Dodgers, Cubs, Cowboys, Cardinals

4. Laugh, Giggle, Chuckle, Cry

5. Southeast, Southwest, Northeast, East

Answer:

1.  Tomato because the others are all flowers.

2. Canada because the others are all continents.

3. Could be Dodgers  because it starts with a D or could be Cowboys because the others are baseball teams.

4. Cry because the others are about happiness and being glad.

5. East because the others are intermediate directions.  

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