# don orr

Riddle Count: 143
Riddle: What is another name for the season of fall?
Riddle: What year of this century is the same when its number is upside down? What year of the previous century is the same when inverted?
Riddle: It takes the town hall clock 6 seconds to strike 4 o'clock in the afternoon. How long does it take to strike midnight?
Riddle: How can you insert the numbers 1-9 inclusive each only, into the calculation to arrive at the answer 100? ( - ) + + - - - = 100
Answer: ( 7 - 5 )²  + 96 + 8 - 4 - 3 - 1 = 100
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.
Riddle: Analogies are comparisons. Complete each analogy below. Here is an example: Ear is to hearing as eye is to? Sight. 1. Cardinals is to St. Louis as Dodger is to? 2. A.M. is to before noon as P.M. is to? 3. Three is to triangle as 8 is to? 4. Tear is to tore as see is to? 5. Springfield is to Illinois as Austin is to?
Answer: 1. Los Angeles 2. Afternoon 3. Octagon 4. Saw 5. Texas
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
Riddle: How many sides does a snowflake have?