A riddle problem is a question or statement intentionally phrased so as to require ingenuity in ascertaining its answer or meaning, typically presented as a game. Below is a list of the past problem of the week riddles in descending chronological order.

POW: 10-19-2020

POW: 10-12-2020

POW: 10-05-2020

POW: 09-21-2020

Riddle:

Answer:

Twenty one. Most people would think there were 42 handshakes. The first person shakes the hand of

6others, the second person shakes the hand of5remaining people, the third person shakes the hand of4remaining people, the fourth person shakes the hand of3remaining people, the 5th person shakes the hand of2remaining people and the sixth person shakes the hand of1remaining person.6+5+4+3+2+1=21

POW: 09-14-2020

Riddle:

Answer:

It is Wednesday. If it was any other day of the week, more than one statement would be true. To solve the riddle, evaluate each person's statement and write down what day it could be according to the statement. David's statement indicates it could be any day of the week except for Wednesday. When you list the days that it could be according to everyone's statement, it turns out Wednesday is the day mentioned only one time. Darryl: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday Tracy: Monday Melissa: Saturday Ben: Thursday Adrienne: Saturday Susie: Friday David: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday or Saturday

POW: 09-07-2020

POW: 08-31-2020

POW: 08-24-2020

POW: 08-17-2020

POW: 08-10-2020

To see more past problems of the week's refer to the Riddles Newsletter annals.