Riddle: There are 4 borthers 3 of them want to buy a television which is 30 pounds. Each of them pay 10 pound each they give the money to the fourth brother and asked him to go into town and buy the television. When he got there the man said there was 5 pounds off so the fourth brother took the 5 pound and television and left. He decided to make some money out of this so he took 2 pounds and give the other 3 pounds to his brothers. So the 3 brothers only payed 9 pounds each. 3 times 9 is 27 were is the last pound?
Answer: Add 3 on to 25 = 28 then add 2
Riddle: Try deciphering this code - S T O E E I T A E S S S I N O Y (Hint - count and you will have the answer!)
Answer: Did you count the number of letters? There are 16 of them. Divide them in groups of 4. Then, put each group below the other, and read column wise. Here's how you do it... S T O E E I T A E S S S I N O Y The answer to the code is See it is not so easy.
Riddle: What's the word inside the riddle?
Answer: The iddl.
Riddle: Jack had only $2, but he needed $3 for his cab fare home. He went to a pawn shop and pawned his $2 for $1.50. Jack then bumped into Don and told him that he would sell him his $2 pawn ticket for $1.50. Don agreed. Jack started out with $2 and he ended up with $3. Who is out the extra dollar and why?
Answer: Don is out the extra dollar. Before the pawn broker will return the $2 to the ticket holder, he will want the $1.50 which he advanced returned to him. Don will give the pawn broker the ticket and the $1.50, and the pawn broker will then return the $2.
Riddle: A large truck is crossing a bridge 1 mile long. The bridge can only hold 14000 lbs, which is the exact weight of the truck. The truck makes it half way across the bridge and stops. A bird lands on the truck. Does the bridge collapse?
Answer: No, it does not collapse. Because it has driven a half mile - you would subtract the gas used from the total weight of the truck.
Riddle: Charlotte is 13 years old. Her father Montague is 40 years old. How many years ago was Charlotte's father four times as old as Charlotte?
Answer: Four years ago. When Charlotte was 9 her father was 36, 4 times her age.
Riddle: When is the best time to have lunch?
Answer: after breakfast
Riddle: What is the next 3 letters in this riddle? o t t f f s s _ _ _
Answer: e n t They represent the first letter when writing the numbers one thru ten.
Riddle: DEFENDING, CALMNESS, SIGHING, CANOPY and STUMBLE. What do these words have in common?
Answer: They each have 3 letters in common. CA NOP Y.
Riddle: Use all letters of this sentence once each only to spell out three animals. 'TALL ELEPHANT OR APEMAN'