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Riddle: You want to boil a two-minute egg. If you only have a three-minute timer (hourglass), a four-minute timer and a five-minute timer, how can you boil the egg for only two minutes?
Answer: Once the water is boiling, turn the three-minute timer and five-minute timer over. When the three-minute timer runs out, put the egg in the boiling water. When the five-minute timer runs out, two minutes have elapsed and it is time take the egg out of the water. You don't need the four-minute timer for this riddle.
Riddle: How much will a 38° angle measure when looked at under a microscope that magnifies ten times?
Answer: It will still be 38°.
Riddle: When asked how old she was, Suzie replied, "In two years I will be twice as old as I was five years ago." How old is she?
Answer: She's 12!
Riddle: Lighter than what I am made of, More of me is hidden Than is seen. What am I?
Answer: An iceberg.
Riddle: What was never scared but became petrified, can't make a bird but can make a bat, can't live in a house but would die to have one. What is it?
Answer: A tree.
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Riddle: I am a three digit number. My tens digit is five more than my ones digit. My hundreds digit is eight less than my tens digit. What number am I?
Answer: Number 194.
Riddle: How old is your son? asked a man to his neighbour. My son is five times as old as my daughter and my wife is five times as old as my son. Iam twice as old as my wife whereas my grandmother, who is celebrating her eighty-first birthday is as old as all of us put togeather. How old is the man's son?
Answer: Five.
Riddle: It has five wheels, though often think four, You cannot use it without that one more, You can put things in it, you can strap things on top, You can't find it in the market, but you can still go shop. What is it?
Answer: A car.
Riddle: Name an eight-letter word that has kst in the middle, in the beginning, and at the end. What is it?
Answer: Inkstand - kst is in the middle. "In" is the beginning, and "and" ends the word.
Riddle: Different lights do make me strange, thus into different sizes I will change. What am I?
Answer: I am the pupil of an eye.
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