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### Top 5 Most Discussed Riddles of 2011

Top 5 Most Discussed Riddles of 2011

Puzzle 1 : World Most Famous Riddle
Difficulty ★★★★☆    Popularity ★★★★

What came first, the chicken or the egg?

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Puzzle 2 : Game Show Problem
Difficulty ★★★★☆      Popularity ★★★★

You are on a game show and there are three doors. The presenter tells you that behind one of doors there is a car and behind the other two are goats, if you pick the car you win it. After you have picked a door the presenter opens a different door with a goat behind it, he then gives you the chance to change what door you open, what should you do?

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Puzzle 3 : A Riddle
Difficulty ★★☆☆☆     Popularity ★★★☆☆

What goes up and down but doesn't move?

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Puzzle 4 : IPS Interview RIDDLE
Difficulty ★★★☆☆     Popularity ★★★★☆

If you had three apples and four oranges in one hand and four apples and three oranges in the other hand, what would you have?

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Puzzle 5 : Nonsense Riddle
Difficulty ★★☆☆☆     Popularity ★★★★☆

Four men were in a boat on the lake. The boat turns over, and all four men sink to the bottom of the lake, yet not a single man got wet! Why?.

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Last Updated:20112-12-31

### Top 5 Most Viewed Puzzles of 2011

Top 5 Most Viewed Puzzles of 2011

Puzzle 1 : Lateral Thinking Question (Hits ~6k)
Difficulty ★★☆☆☆     Popularity ★★★★☆

A boy and his father are caught in a traffic accident, and the father dies. Immediately the boy is rushed to a hospital, suffering from injuries. But the attending surgeon at the hospital, upon seeing the boy, says 'I cannot operate. This boy is my son.' How is this situation explained?

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Puzzle 2 : Interesting Number Puzzle (Hits ~5k)
Difficulty ★★★★☆     Popularity ★★★☆☆

A number with an interesting property:

When I divide it by 2, the remainder is 1.
When I divide it by 3, the remainder is 2.
When I divide it by 4, the remainder is 3.
When I divide it by 5, the remainder is 4.
When I divide it by 6, the remainder is 5.
When I divide it by 7, the remainder is 6.
When I divide it by 8, the remainder is 7.
When I divide it by 9, the remainder is 8.
When I divide it by 10, the remainder is 9.

It's not a small number, but it's not really big, either.
When I looked for a smaller number with this property I couldn't find one.

Can you find it?

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Puzzle 3 : Challenging Puzzle (Hits ~4.5k)
Difficulty ★★★★☆     Popularity ★★★☆☆

Outside a room there are three light switches. One of switch is connected to a light bulb inside the room.
Each of the three switches can be either 'ON' or 'OFF'.

You are allowed to set each switch the way you want it and then enter the room(note: you can enter the room only once)

Your task is to then determine which switch controls the bulb ??

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Puzzle 4 : 4 Doors Riddle (Hits ~3.5k)
Difficulty ★★★☆☆     Popularity ★★★★☆

You are an expert on paranormal activity and have been hired to locate a spirit haunting an old resort hotel. Strong signs indicate that the spirit lies behind one of four doors. The inscriptions on each door read as follows:

Door A: It's behind B or C
Door B: It's behind A or D
Door C: It's in here
Door D: It's not in here

Your psychic powers have told you three of the inscriptions are false, and one is true. Behind which door will you find the spirit?

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Puzzle 5 : Murder Mystery Humour Riddle (Hits ~3k)
Difficulty ★★☆☆☆     Popularity ★★★★☆

A donkey behind another donkey
I'm behind that second donkey
But there is a whole nation behind me

It is a murder you can describe in a word.

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Last Updated:20112-12-25

### Top 5 Google Searched Puzzles of 2011

Top 5 Google Searched Puzzles of 2011

Puzzle 1 : Challenging Puzzle
Difficulty ★★☆☆☆     Popularity ★★★★☆

Outside a room there are three light switches. One of switch is connected to a light bulb inside the room.
Each of the three switches can be either 'ON' or 'OFF'.

You are allowed to set each switch the way you want it and then enter the room(note: you can enter the room only once)

Your task is to then determine which switch controls the bulb ??

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Puzzle 2 : Number Sequence Puzzle
Difficulty ★★★★☆     Popularity ★★★☆☆

Fill in the blanks:
3 3 5 4 4 ? 5

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Puzzle 3 : Detective Puzzle
Difficulty ★★★★☆     Popularity ★★★☆☆
There are five people. One of them shot and killed one of the other five. Which man is the murderer?

1. Dan ran in the NY City marathon yesterday with one of the innocent men.
2. Mike considered being a farmer before he moved to the city.
3. Jeff is a topnotch computer consultant and wants to install Ben's new computer next week.
4. The murderer had his leg amputated last month.
5. Ben met Jack for the first time six months ago.
6. Jack has been in seclusion since the crime.
7. Dan used to drink heavily.
8. Ben and Jeff built their last computers together.
9. The murderer is Jack's brother. They grew up together in Seattle.

Consider yourself to be a detective....So who is the killer ??

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Puzzle 4 : Pyramid Number Puzzle
Difficulty ★★★☆☆     Popularity ★★★★☆

The below is a number puzzle. It should be read left to right, top to bottom.
1
1 1
2 1
1 2 1 1
1 1 1 2 2 1
? ? ? ? ? ?
? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Question 1: What is the next two rows of numbers?

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Puzzle 5 : Cipher Puzzle
Difficulty ★★☆☆☆     Popularity ★★★★☆

What does this message say?

G T Y O R J O T E O U I A B G T

Hint : Count the letters and try splitting the letters up into groups.

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Last Updated:20112-12-24

### Top 5 Google Searched Riddles of 2011

Top 5 Google Searched Riddles of 2011

Riddle 1 : Is This Maths Riddle ??
Difficulty ★★★★☆     Popularity ★★★☆☆

If 12=6 and 6=3 then why doesn't 10=5?
(and what does 10 equal?)

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Riddle 2 : Short Hard Riddles
Difficulty ★★★★☆     Popularity ★★★☆☆

1)How is the moon like a dollar

2)Why is the letter I like Delhi?

3)What is the shortest complete sentence in the English language

4)If you have me, you want to share me. If you share me, you haven't got me. What am I?

5)How could a cowboy ride into town on Friday, stay two days, and ride out on Friday

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Riddle 3 : Murder Mystery Humour Riddle
Difficulty ★★★☆☆     Popularity ★★★★☆

A donkey behind another donkey
I'm behind that second donkey
But there is a whole nation behind me

It is a murder you can describe in a word.

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Riddle 4 : Funny Answer to This Riddle
Difficulty ★★☆☆☆     Popularity ★★★★☆

Right now Mum is 21 years older then her child In 6 years her child will be 5 times younger than she. Where is daddy?

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Riddle 5 : Akbar Birbal Tale
Difficulty ★★★☆☆     Popularity ★★★★☆

Emperor Akbar once ruled over India. He was a wise and intelligent ruler, and he had in his court the Nine Gems, his nine advisors, who were each known for a particular skill. One of these Gems was Birbal, known for his wit and wisdom. The story below is one of the examples of his wit. Do you have it in you to find out the answer?

A farmer and his neighbour once went to Emperor Akbar's court with a complaint.
'Your Majesty, I bought a well from him,' said the farmer pointing to his neighbour, 'and now he wants me to pay for the water.'
'That's right, your Majesty,' said the neighbour. 'I sold him the well but not the water!'
?The Emperor asked Birbal to settle the dispute.
How did Birbal solve the dispute?

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Last Updated:2011-08-20

### Photo Riddle

Photo Riddle - 30 December

What is the word or phrase?

### Sound Riddle

Sound Riddle - 29 December

Can you figure out the logic I used to decide the order of the following words:

gun, shoe, spree, door, hive, kicks, heaven, gate, line, den

### Math Puzzle

Math Puzzle - 28 December

You have 1023 lemons and 10 bags. You have to distribute these lemons in these 10 bags in any way you choose. But when I ask for a certain number of lemons you have to give them in terms of bags without transferring the lemons from other bags. How do you distribute the lemons?

### Hard Photo Puzzle

Hard Photo Puzzle - 27 December

What is the word or phrase ?

### Science Murder Riddle

Science Murder Riddle - 26 December

A man was going to bleach his socks because they had gotten muddy the day before. As he was pouring the bleach into the washing machine, he spilled some on the floor. He got some cleaning fluid and mopped it up with a rag. Minutes later he was dead. What killed him?

### Good Science Riddle

Good Science Riddle - 23 December

Many have heard it, but nobody has ever seen it, and it will not speak back until spoken to. What is it?

### Image Riddle

Image Riddle - 22 December

What does this Picture means ?

### Age Riddle

Age Riddle - 21 December

Sonal had her birthday in the year 2000 she became 8 years old. But she was born in the year 2008.
How can you explain this?

### Statement Puzzle

Statement Puzzle - 20 December

Rob is taller than Edwin, Jurgen is shorter than Rob.
Of only one of the following statements, we now certainly know it is correct:

Edwin is taller than Jurgen
Jurgen is taller than Edwin
It cannot be determined if Jurgen or Edwin is tallest.

### Maths Puzzle

Maths Puzzle - 19 December

How can I get the answer 24 by only using the numbers 8,8,3,3.

You can use the main signs add, subtract multiply and divide.

### Impossible Riddle

Impossible Riddle - 16 December

When can you add 2 to 11 and get 1 as the correct answer?

### What Word Riddle

What Word Riddle - 15 December

Pronounced as one letter,
And written with three,
Two letters there are,
And two only in me.
I’m double, I’m single,
I’m black blue and gray,
And the same either way

### Teaser Puzzle

Teaser Puzzle - 14 December

What does the following represent?

N N N N N N N

A A A A A A A

C C C C C C C

### Very Confusing Riddle

Very Confusing Riddle - 13 December

What is broken, every time it's spoken?

### Odd One Out Puzzle

Odd One Out Puzzle - 12 December

Which is Odd One Out ? and why ?

4377

3954

9862

8454

9831

### Gold Box Puzzle

Gold Box Puzzle - 9 December

There are three boxes in a table. One of the box contains Gold and the other two are empty. A printed message contains in each box. One of the message is true and the other two are lies.
The first box says 'The Gold is not here'.
The Second box says 'The Gold is not here'.
The Third box says 'The Gold is in the Second box'.
Which box has the Gold?

### TinTin Puzzle

TinTin Puzzle - 8 December

TinTin has eleven friends.He has a bowl containing eleven apples. Now He want to divide the eleven apples to his friends, in such a way that a apple should remain in his bowl.
How can He do it?

### Silly Riddle

Silly Riddle - 7 December

### Unsolvable Riddle

Unsolvable Riddle - 6 December

In a contest, four fruits (an apple, a banana, an orange, and a pear) have been placed in four closed boxes (one fruit per box). People may guess which fruit is in which box. 123 people participate in the contest. When the boxes are opened, it turns out that 43 people have guessed none of the fruits correctly, 39 people have guessed one fruit correctly, and 31 people have guessed two fruits correctly.
How many people have guessed three fruits correctly, and how many people have guessed four fruits correctly

### December Maths Puzzle

December Maths Puzzle - 5 December

I am thinking of a 6-digit number. The sum of the digits is 43.

And only two of the following three statements about the number are true:

(1) it's a square number,
(2) it's a cube number, and
(3) the number is under 500000.

### December Riddle

December Riddle - 2 December

What is in seasons, seconds, centuries and minutes but not in decades, years or days?

### December Puzzle

December Puzzle - 1 December

One day Alice meets the Lion and the Unicorn in the Forest of Forgetfulness. She knows that the Lion lies on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays, and tells the truth on the other days of the week. The Unicorn, on the other hand, lies on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, but tells the truth on the other days of the week. Now they make the following statements to Alice:
Lion: Yesterday was one of my lying days.
Unicorn: Yesterday was one of my lying days too.
What day is it?

One Correct Answer - 30 November

There is only one correct statement.Identify It ?

### Nonsense Riddle

Nonsense Riddle - 29 November

Four men were in a boat on the lake. The boat turns over, and all four men sink to the bottom of the lake, yet not a single man got wet! Why?

### Pattern Puzzle

Pattern Puzzle - 28 November

What do the following words have in common?

Assess
Banana
Dresser
Grammar
Potato
Revive
Uneven
Voodoo

### Friday Riddle

Friday Riddle - 25 November

The equation shown below is not correct:
26-63=1
Can you make the equation correct by moving just one symbol?

### November Maths Puzzle

November Maths Puzzle - 24 November

The Puzzle: A girl, a boy, and a dog start walking down a road.

They start at the same time, from the same point, in the same direction.

The boy walks at 5 km/h, the girl at 6 km/h.

The dog runs from boy to girl and back again with a constant speed of 10 km/h. The dog does not slow down on the turn.
How far does the dog travel in 1 hour?

### TinTin Logic Riddle

TinTin Logic Riddle - 23 November

TinTin is on an island and there are three crates of fruit that have washed up in front of him. One crate contains only apples. One crate contains only oranges. The other crate contains both apples and oranges.

Each crate is labeled. One reads 'apples', one reads 'oranges', and one reads 'apples and oranges'. He know that NONE of the crates have been labeled correctly - they are all wrong.

If he can only take out and look at just one of the pieces of fruit from just one of the crates, how can he label ALL of the crates correctly?

### IPS Interview RIDDLE

IPS Interview RIDDLE - 22 November

If you had three apples and four oranges in one hand and four apples and three oranges in the other hand, what would you have?

### Unusual Riddle

Unusual Riddle - 21 November

What belongs to you but others use it more than you do?

### Brilliant Student Puzzle

Brilliant Student Puzzle - 18 November

There was once a college that offered a class on probability applied to the real world.The class was relatively easy, but there was a catch. There were no homework assignments or tests, but there was a final exam that would have only one question on it.When everyone received the test it was a blank sheet of paper with a solitary question on it: 'What is risk?'.Most students were able to pass, but only one student received 100% for the class! Even stranger was that he only wrote down one word!
What did he write?

### My Age Puzzle

My Age Puzzle - 17 November

My grandson is about as many days as my son is weeks, and my grandson is as many months as I am in years. My grandson, my son and I together are 140 years. Can you tell me my age in years?

### Building Puzzle

Building Puzzle - 16 November

A certain street contains 100 buildings. They are numbered from 1 to 100. How many 9's are used in these numbers?

### Puzzle Boat

Puzzle Boat - 15 November

At the local model boat club, four friends were talking about their boats.

There were a total of eight boats, two in each colour, red, green, blue and yellow. Each friend owned two boats. No friend had two boats of the same colour.

Alan didn't have a yellow boat. Brian didn't have a red boat, but did have a green one. One of the friends had a yellow boat and a blue boat and another friend had a green boat and a blue boat. Charles had a yellow boat. Darren had a blue boat, but didn't have a green one.

Can you work out which friend had which coloured boats?

### UPSC Interview Riddle

UPSC Interview Riddle - 14 November

How can a man go eight days without sleep ?

### UPSC Interview Question

UPSC Interview Question - 11 November

Bay of Bengal is in which state?

### Sequence Quiz

Sequence Quiz - 10 November

Find Next Number in the Sequence
2 9 3 1 8 4 3 6 5 7 ?

### Statement Question Riddle

Statement Question Riddle - 9 November

Which statement is true out of the following?
One statement here is false.
Two statements here are false.
Three statements here are false.

### Hard Maths Riddle

Hard Maths Riddle - 8 November

Using the digits 1 up to 9, two numbers must be made. The product of these two numbers should be as large as possible. All digits must be used exactly once. Which are the requested two numbers. ?

### IAS Interview RIDDLE

IAS Interview RIDDLE - 7 November

How can you drop a raw egg from a height onto a concrete floor without cracking it?

### IAS Interview Question

IAS Interview Question - 4 November

If it took eight men ten hours to build a wall, how long would it take four men to build it?

### Hard Puzzle Age

Hard Puzzle Age - 3 November

The average age of 10 members of a committee is the same as it was 4 years ago, because an old member has been replaced by a young member. Find how much younger is the new member ?

### November Puzzle

November Puzzle - 2 November

In the addition below, all digits have been replaced by letters. Equal letters represent equal digits and different letters represent different digits.
ABCABA
BBDCAA
ABEABB
ABDBAA
---------- +
AAFGBDH
What does the complete addition look like in digits?

### November Riddle

November Riddle - 1 November

A man is sitting in a pub feeling rather poor. He sees the man next to him pull a wad of £50 notes out of his wallet.
He turns to the rich man and says to him,
'I have an amazing talent; I know almost every song that has ever existed.'
The rich man laughs.
The poor man says, 'I am willing to bet you all the money you have in your wallet that I can sing a genuine song with a lady's name of your choice in it.'
The rich man laughs again and says, 'OK, how about my daughter's name, Joanna Armstrong-Miller?'
The rich man goes home poor. The poor man goes home rich.

What song did he sing?

### Wise Cipher Riddle

Wise Cipher Riddle - 31 October

Decipher
yyyy u r, yyyyy u b, i c u r y+y 4 ?

### Cool Riddle

Cool Riddle - 28 October

Imagine you are in a sinking rowboat surrounded by sharks. How would you survive?

### Maths Riddle

Maths Riddle - 27 October

There is one four-digit whole number n, such that the last four digits of n2 are in fact the original number n

### Basic Riddle

Basic Riddle - 26 October

The peacock is a bird that does not lay eggs. How do they get baby peacocks

### Sherlock Holmes Cipher Puzzle

Sherlock Holmes Cipher Puzzle - 25 October

Sherlock, A detective who was mere days from cracking an international smuggling ring has suddenly gone missing. While inspecting his last-known location, you find a note:
710 57735 34 5508 51 7718
Currently there are 3 suspects: Bill, John, and Todd. Can you break the detective's code and find the criminal's name?

### World Most Famous Riddle

World Most Famous Riddle - 24 October

What came first, the chicken or the egg?

Paradox Probability Puzzle - 21 October

This is a famous paradox which has caused a great deal of argument and disbelief from many who cannot accept the correct answer. Four balls are placed in a hat. One is white, one is blue and the other two are red. The bag is shaken and someone draws two balls from the hat. He looks at the two balls and announces that at least one of them is red. What are the chances that the other ball he has drawn out is also red?

### Trick Question

Trick Question - 20 October

Can you circle exactly four of these numbers such that the total is twelve?

1 6 1
6 1 6
1 6 1
6 1 6

### Age Puzzle

Age Puzzle - 19 October

The ages of a father and son add up to 66. The father's age is the son's age reversed.
How old could they be? (3 possible solutions).

### Crazy Interview Riddle

Crazy Interview Riddle - 18 October

An interview was conducted to test the structure, usage and competence of all the English Letters. To do this, each letter was interviewed for one hour in sequence and the interview was expected to take a whole day. Letter A was the first, then B, C, D ... till letter X which rounded off the interview. Why was letter Y and Z left out?

### Albert Einstein Cipher Puzzle

Albert Einstein Cipher Puzzle - 17 October

Can you decipher these quotes by Albert Einstein?
Blf xzm mvevi hloev z kilyovn lm gsv ovevo lm dsrxs rg dzh xivzgvw.

### Science Riddle

Science Riddle - 14 October

What is black when you buy it, red when you use it, and gray when you throw it away?

Read Between The Lines - 13 October

This is an unusual paragraph. I'm curious how quickly you can find out what is so unusual about it. It looks so plain you would think nothing was wrong with it. In fact, nothing is wrong with it! It is unusual though. Study it, and think about it, but you still may not find anything odd. But if you work at it a bit, you might find out.

### Picture Riddle

Picture Puzzle  - 12 October

What does this mean ?

### Confusing Riddle

Confusing Riddle - 11 October

After a heavy Thanksgiving meal, the night watchman went to work. In the morning, he told his boss he had dreamed that a saboteur planted a bomb in the factory and that he felt it was a warning. The boss promptly fired him. Worked confused... Why boss fired him ?

### Hardest Balance Logic Puzzle

Hardest Balance Logic Puzzle - 10 October

You are given a set of scales and 12 marbles. The scales are of the old balance variety. That is, a small dish hangs from each end of a rod that is balanced in the middle. The device enables you to conclude either that the contents of the dishes weigh the same or that the dish that falls lower has heavier contents than the other.
The 12 marbles appear to be identical. In fact, 11 of them are identical, and one is of a different weight. Your task is to identify the unusual marble and discard it. You are allowed to use the scales three times if you wish, but no more.

Note that the unusual marble may be heavier or lighter than the others. You are asked to both identify it and determine whether it is heavy or light.

### Funny Riddle

Funny Riddle - 7 October

IT'S A 7 LETTER WORD.
IF WE REMOVE 1 LETTER FROM IT, IT REMAINS SAME.
IF WE REMOVE 2 LETTERS FROM IT, IT REMAINS SAME.
IF WE REMOVE 3 LETTERS FROM IT, IT REMAINS SAME.
IF WE REMOVE ALL THE LETTERS FROM IT, STILL IT REMAINS SAME.
WHATZ IT ?

### Number Series Puzzle

Number Series Puzzle - 6 October

What letter is next in this sequence?
O, T, T, F, F, S, S, E, __
**Hint:Its a Number Series Puzzle

### October Train Puzzle

October Train Puzzle - 5 October

An express train takes 3 seconds to enter tunnel which is 1 km long.
If it is traveling at 120 km an hour, how long will it take to pass completely through the tunnel

### Crazy Riddle

Crazy Riddle - 4 October

Why is it against the law for a man living in Delhi to be buried in Mumbai?

### Hard Maths Puzzle

Hard Maths Puzzle - 3 October

A high school has a strange principal. On the first day, he has his students perform an odd opening day ceremony:

There are one thousand lockers and one thousand students in the school. The principal asks the first student to go to every locker and open it. Then he has the second student go to every second locker and close it. The third goes to every third locker and, if it is closed, he opens it, and if it is open, he closes it. The fourth student does this to every fourth locker, and so on. After the process is completed with the thousandth student, how many lockers are open?

### October Video Riddle

October Video Riddle - 1 October

Solution

will be updated on 2nd or 3rd oct

### CAT EXAM Riddle

CAT EXAM Riddle - 30 September

There is a shop that reads:
10 for \$2.00
100 for \$3.00
I needed 913 and still only paid \$3.00. How could this be financially viable for the shop-keeper?

### Karamchand Mystery Riddle

Karamchand Mystery Riddle - 29 September

Galaxy Detective Karamchand was on a case. A spaceship was lost. Her partner, Galaxy Junior Detective Brightstar gave her a piece of paper.
This was the location of the spaceship! This is what the slip had scribbled on it:
Juice, Umbrella, Potato, Ice, Tomato, Elephant, Rice.
Where is the spaceship?

### Famous Riddle

Famous Riddle - 28 September

On my way to St. Ives I saw a man with 7 wives. Each wife had 7 sacks. Each sack had 7 cats. Each cat had 7 kittens. Kitten, cats, sacks, wives. How many were going to St. Ives?

***DIE HARD-3 Famous riddle***

### Monk Mathamatical Puzzle

Monk Mathamatical Puzzle - 27 September

A monk has a very specific ritual for climbing up the steps to the temple. First he climbs up to the middle step and meditates for 1 minute. Then he climbs up 8 steps and faces east until he hears a bird singing. Then he walks down 12 steps and picks up a pebble. He takes one step up and tosses the pebble over his left shoulder. Now, he walks up the remaining steps three at a time which only takes him 9 paces. How many steps are there?

### Missing Piece puzzle

Missing Piece Puzzle - 26 September

Below the four parts have been reorganized. The four partitions are exactly the same in both arrangements. Why is there a hole?

Google Interview Riddle - 23 September

How many times do a clock's hands overlap in a day ?

### Trick Teaser Riddle

Trick Teaser Riddle - 22 September

Anmol decided to give his bike 3 coats of paint. Which coat would go on the first?

### Cricket Puzzle

Cricket Puzzle - 21 September

Two batsman each on 94 runs. Seven runs needed to win in last 3 balls. Both make 100*. How?

### What Word Am I

What Word Am I - 20 September

I am a seven letter word but if you remove four of my letters I will have one left? What word am I?

### Decode This Message

Decode The Message - 19 September

Decode The Message

carrot fiasco nephew spring rabbit
sonata tailor bureau legacy corona
travel bikini object happen soften
report accuse animal shriek esteem
oyster

### Lateral Thinking Question

Lateral Thinking Question - 16 September

A boy and his father are caught in a traffic accident, and the father dies. Immediately the boy is rushed to a hospital, suffering from injuries. But the attending surgeon at the hospital, upon seeing the boy, says 'I cannot operate. This boy is my son.' How is this situation explained?

Also checkout our Top 5 Google Interview Questions

Checkout our Famous Puzzles

Checkout our Famous Riddles

### Hard Math Riddle

Hard Math Riddle - 14 September

Take 9 from 6, 10 from 9, 50 from 40 and leave 6.

How Come ??

### Picture Puzzle

Picture Puzzle - 14 September

What does this mean ?

### Funny Logic Riddle

Funny Logic Riddle - 13 September

A woman shoots her husband.
Then she holds him under water for over 5 minutes.
Finally, she hangs him.
But 5 minutes later they both go out together and enjoy a wonderful dinner together.
How can this be?

### Toughest Series Puzzle

Toughest Series Puzzle - 12 September

What is the next number in this series?

4,12,84,3612....

### Quick Thinking Riddle

Quick Thinking Riddle - 9 September

Without looking at a calendar, within a minute name a boys name using 5 consecutive 1st letters of 5 consecutive months

### Weighing Balance Puzzle

Weighing Balance Puzzle - 8 September

You can place weights on both side of weighing balance and you need to measure all weights between 1 and 1000. For example if you have weights 1 and 3,now you can measure 1,3 and 4 like earlier case, and also you can measure 2,by placing 3 on one side and 1 on the side which contain the substance to be weighed. So question again is how many minimum weights and of what denominations you need to measure all weights from 1kg to 1000kg.

### Simple Simple Google Interview Puzzle

Simple Simple Google Interview Puzzle - 7 September

The puzzle is if the shopkeeper can only place the weights in one side of the common balance. For example if shopkeeper has weights 1 and 3 then he can measure 1, 3 and 4 only. Now the question is how many minimum weights and names the weights you will need to measure all weights from 1 to 1000.

### Good Riddle

Good Riddle - 6 September

At a local bar, three friends, Mr. Green, Mr. Red and Mr. Blue, were having a drink. One man was wearing a red suit; one a green suit; and the other a blue suit. 'Have you noticed,' said the man in the blue suit, 'that although our suits have colors corresponding to our names, not one of us is wearing a suit that matches our own names?' Mr. Red looked at the other two and said, 'You're absolutely correct.

what color suit is each man is wearing ??

### September Cipher Puzzle

September Cipher Puzzle - 5 September

If EELS + MARK + BEST + WARY = EASY
What does HELP + BARK + WARD + LEAD equal?

Read Between Lines Puzzle - 2 September

There's a land where there's mummies and daddies but no babies. Books but no libraries. Mirrors but no reflections. Kittens but no cats. Cattle but no cows. Lollipops but no candy and trees but no forests. It's the land of what?

### September Riddle

September Riddle - 1 September

man gave one son 10 cents and another son was given 15 cents. What time is it?

### IQ PUZZLE

IQ PUZZLE - 31 August

You have two strings whose only known property is that when you light one end of either string it takes exactly one hour to burn. The rate at which the strings will burn is completely random and each string is different.

How do you measure 45 minutes?

### Distance Puzzle

Distance Puzzle - 30 August

Two friends decide to get together; so they start riding bikes towards each other. They plan to meet halfway. Each is riding at 6 MPH. They live 36 miles apart. One of them has a pet carrier pigeon and it starts flying the instant the friends start traveling. The pigeon flies back and forth at 18 MPH between the 2 friends until the friends meet.

How many miles does the pigeon travel?

### Monday Cipher Puzzle

Monday Cipher Puzzle - 29 August

Can you decipher the following common phrase?

T M C
A U O
H S M
W T E

### Math Teaser

Math Teaser - 26 August

Find three whole, positive numbers that have the same answer when multiplied together as when added together.

### Challenging Logic Puzzle

Challenging Logic Puzzle - 25 August

In front of you, there are 9 coins. They all look absolutely identical, but one of the coins is fake. However, you know that the fake coin is lighter than the rest, and in front of you is a balance scale. What is the least number of weightings you can use to find the counterfeit coin?

### Maths Teaser

Maths Teaser - 24 August

Try to find out a multi-digit number that if multiplied by the number 9 or any of its multiplications products (18, 27, 36, 45,..) will result in the multiplication factor repeated (n) number of times

### Challenging Mind puzzle

Challenging Mind puzzles - 23 August

You are the ruler of a medieval empire and you are about to have a celebration tomorrow. The celebration is the most important party you have ever hosted. You've got 1000 bottles of wine you were planning to open for the celebration, but you find out that one of them is poisoned.

The poison exhibits no symptoms until death. Death occurs within ten to twenty hours after consuming even the minutest amount of poison.

You have over a thousand slaves at your disposal and just under 24 hours to determine which single bottle is poisoned.

You have a handful of prisoners about to be executed, and it would mar your celebration to have anyone else killed.

What is the smallest number of prisoners you must have to drink from the bottles to be absolutely sure to find the poisoned bottle within 24 hours?

### Cipher Puzzle

Cipher Puzzle - 22 August

What does this message say?

G T Y O R J O T E O U I A B G T

Hint : Count the letters and try splitting the letters up into groups.

### Challenging Puzzle

Challenging Puzzle - 19 August

Outside a room there are three light switches. One of switch is connected to a light bulb inside the room.
Each of the three switches can be either 'ON' or 'OFF'.

You are allowed to set each switch the way you want it and then enter the room(note: you can enter the room only once)

Your task is to then determine which switch controls the bulb ??

### What Am I Riddle

What Am I Riddle - 18 August

A word I know,
Six letters it contains,
Subtract just one,
And twelve is what remains.

### Missing Number in this Sequence

Missing Number in this Sequence - 17 August

Can you discover the missing number in this series?

37, 10, 82
29, 11, 47
96, 15, 87
42, ?, 15

### 4 Doors Riddle

4 Doors Riddle - 16 August

You are an expert on paranormal activity and have been hired to locate a spirit haunting an old resort hotel. Strong signs indicate that the spirit lies behind one of four doors. The inscriptions on each door read as follows:

Door A: It's behind B or C
Door B: It's behind A or D
Door C: It's in here
Door D: It's not in here

Your psychic powers have told you three of the inscriptions are false, and one is true. Behind which door will you find the spirit?

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### Train Puzzle

Train Puzzle - 15 August

Charles walks over a railway-bridge. At the moment that he is just ten meters away from the middle of the bridge, he hears a train coming from behind. At that moment, the train, which travels at a speed of 90 km/h, is exactly as far away from the bridge as the bridge measures in length. Without hesitation, Charles rushes straight towards the train to get off the bridge. In this way, he misses the train by just four meters! If Charles would, however, have rushed exactly as fast in the other direction, the train would have hit him eight meters before the end of the bridge.

What is the length of the railway-bridge?

### Short Easy Riddle

Short Easy Riddle - 12 August

A boy was at a carnival and went to a booth where a man said to the boy, 'If I write your exact weight on this piece of paper then you have to give me \$50, but if I cannot, I will pay you \$50.' The boy looked around and saw no scale so he agrees, thinking no matter what the carny writes he'll just say he weighs more or less. In the end the boy ended up paying the man \$50. How did the man win the bet?

### Gold Bar Fewest Cut Puzzle

Gold Bar Fewest Cut Puzzle - 11 August

A worker is to perform work for you for seven straight days. In return for his work, you will pay him 1/7th of a bar of gold per day. The worker requires a daily payment of 1/7th of the bar of gold. What and where are the fewest number of cuts to the bar of gold that will allow you to pay him 1/7th each day?

### NewsPaper Puzzle

NewsPaper Puzzle - 10 August

A newspaper is supposed to have 60 pages
but pages 24 and 41 are missing.
Which other pages won't be there?

### CAT Exam Puzzle

CAT Exam Puzzle - 9 August

5+3+2 = 151022
9+2+4 = 183652
8+6+3 = 482466
5+4+5 = 202541
THEN ;
7+2+5 =

### Water Pails Puzzle

Water Pails Puzzle - 8 August

If you had an infinite supply of water and a 5 quart and 3 quart pails, how would you measure exactly 4 quarts? and What is the least number of steps you need?

### Hardest Mathematical Columbus Puzzle

Hardest Mathematical Columbus Puzzle - 5 August

The Puzzle: Here is a famous prize problem that Sam Loyd issued in 1882, offering \$1000 as a prize for the best answer showing how to arrange the seven figures and the eight 'dots' .4.5.6.7.8.9.0. which would add up to 82

### Funny Answer to This Riddle

Funny Answer to This Riddle - 4 August

Right now Mum is 21 years older then her child In 6 years her child will be 5 times younger than she. Where is daddy?

### Top 10 Simple Puzzles

Top 10 Simple Puzzles

Simple Puzzles 1 : Science Puzzle
Difficulty ★☆☆☆☆     Popularity ★★★☆☆

How can you throw a ball as hard as you can and have it come back to you even if it doesnt hit anything there is nothing attached to it and no one else catches or throws it?

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Simple Puzzles 2 : Sound Series Pattern
Difficulty ★★☆☆☆     Popularity ★★★☆☆

Can you figure out the logic I used to decide the order of the following words: gun, shoe, spree, door, hive, kicks, heaven, gate, line, den

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Simple Puzzles 3 : Missing Number in this Sequence
Difficulty ★★☆☆☆     Popularity ★★★☆☆

Can you discover the missing number in this series?

37, 10, 82
29, 11, 47
96, 15, 87
42, ?, 15

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Simple Puzzles 4 : Simple Simple Google Interview Puzzle
Difficulty ★★☆☆☆     Popularity ★★★☆☆

The puzzle is if the shopkeeper can only place the weights in one side of the common balance. For example if shopkeeper has weights 1 and 3 then he can measure 1, 3 and 4 only. Now the question is how many minimum weights and names the weights you will need to measure all weights from 1 to 1000. This is a fairly simple problem and very easy to prove also.  Answer for this puzzle is given below.

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Simple Puzzles 5 : October Train Puzzle
Difficulty ★★☆☆☆     Popularity ★★★☆☆

An express train takes 3 seconds to enter tunnel which is 1 km long.
If it is traveling at 120 km an hour, how long will it take to pass completely through the tunnel

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Simple Puzzles 6 : Number Series Puzzle
Difficulty ★★☆☆☆     Popularity ★★★☆☆

What letter is next in this sequence?
O, T, T, F, F, S, S, E, __
**Hint:Its a Number Series Puzzle

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Simple Puzzles 7 : Salman age puzzle
Difficulty ★★☆☆☆     Popularity ★★☆☆☆

salman's youth lasted one sixth of his life. He grew a beard after one twelfth more. After one seventh more of his life, he married. 5 years later, he and his wife had a son. The son lived exactly one half as long as his father, and salman died four years after his son.

How many years did salman live?

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Simple Puzzles 8 : Train Puzzle
Difficulty ★★☆☆☆     Popularity ★★☆☆☆

Charles walks over a railway-bridge. At the moment that he is just ten meters away from the middle of the bridge, he hears a train coming from behind. At that moment, the train, which travels at a speed of 90 km/h, is exactly as far away from the bridge as the bridge measures in length. Without hesitation, Charles rushes straight towards the train to get off the bridge. In this way, he misses the train by just four meters! If Charles would, however, have rushed exactly as fast in the other direction, the train would have hit him eight meters before the end of the bridge.

What is the length of the railway-bridge?

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Simple Puzzles 9 : Distance Puzzle
Difficulty ★★☆☆☆     Popularity ★★☆☆☆

Two friends decide to get together; so they start riding bikes towards each other. They plan to meet halfway. Each is riding at 6 MPH. They live 36 miles apart. One of them has a pet carrier pigeon and it starts flying the instant the friends start traveling. The pigeon flies back and forth at 18 MPH between the 2 friends until the friends meet.

How many miles does the pigeon travel?

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Simple Puzzles 10 : Sepetember Cipher Puzzle
Difficulty ★★☆☆☆     Popularity ★★☆☆☆

If EELS + MARK + BEST + WARY = EASY
What does HELP + BARK + WARD + LEAD equal?