Brain teasers riddles and answers

  • THERE ARE EIGHT PEOPLE WHO LIKE EACH OTHER? RHONDA LIKES JIM. TOM LIKES AMBER. CAMERON LIKES BRITNEY. WILL LIKES KATIE. THEY ALL KNOW THAT THEY’RE LIKED BY AT LEAST SOMEONE. THE QUESTION IS, WHO IS LOVED?

(HINT: THINK ABOUT THE WORDS IN THE STATEMENT)

NO ONE IS LOVED, THEY’RE JUST LIKED

  • HOW CAN YOU CLASP SOMEONE’S HANDS TOGETHER IN SUCH A MANNER THAT THEY CANNOT LEAVE THE ROOM WITHOUT UNCLASPING THEM?

PUT THEIR HANDS AROUND A STATIONARY OBJECT IN THE ROOM, WHICH WILL KEEP THEM LEAVING THE ROOM UNLESS THEY OPEN THEIR HANDS

  • O_ER_T_O_

PAINLESS OPERATION

  • SUPPOSE YOU WANT TO SEND IN THE MAIL A VALUABLE OBJECT TO A FRIEND. YOU HAVE A BOX WHICH WHICH IS BIG ENOUGH TO HOLD THE OBJECT. THE BOX HAS A LOCKING RING WHICH IS LARGE ENOUGH TO HAVE A LOCK ATTACHED AND YOU HAVE SEVERAL LOCKS WITH KEYS. HOWEVER, YOUR FRIEND DOES NOT HAVE THE KEY TO ANY LOCK THAT YOU HAVE. YOU CANNOT SEND THE KEY IN AN UNLOCK BOX SINCE IT MAY BE STOLEN OR COPIED HOW DO YOU SEND THE VALUABLE OBJECT, LOCKED TO YOUR FRIEND – SO IT MAY BE OPENED BY YOUR FRIEND?

SEND THE BOX WITH A LOCK ATTACHED AND LOCKED. YOUR FRIEND ATTACHES HIS OR HER OWN LOCK AND SENDS THE BOX BACK TO YOU. YOU REMOVED YOUR LOCK AND SEND IT BACK TO YOUR FRIEND. YOUR FRIEND MAY THEN REMOVE THE LOCK SHE OE HE PUT ON AND OPENS THE BOX.

  • A TRAIN LEAVES A STATION AND ENTERS A TUNNEL. WHERE IS THE BEST PLACE FOR A CLAUSTROPHOBIC PERSON TO SIT?

IN THE BACK. SEE THE TRAIN IS STILL ACCELERATING AS IT IS LEAVING THE STATION SO THE TRAIN WILL BE MOVING FASTER WHEN THE BACK OF THE TRAIN ENTERS THE TUNNEL

  • THREE CARS HAD DRIVEN INTO A PARKING LOT AT THE SAME TIME AND THREE DRIVERS LEFT THEM ALL FOR THE ATTENDANT TO PARK. UNFORTUNATELY, HE ISN’T TOO GOOD AT REMEMBERING EXACTLY WHICH DRIVER DROVE WHICH CAR. HOWEVER, HE IS SURE OF THESE 6 FACT’S: a) COLIN DROVE THE BMW IF AND ONLY IF Mr. COOPER DROVE THE AVENGER b) ALAN DROVE THE CORTINA IF ONLY IF Mr. COOPER DROVE THE BMW c) COLIN IS Mr. BROWN IF AND ONLY IF Mr. ANDREWS DROVE THE BMW d) BRIAN IS Mr. ANDREWS IF AND ONLY IF COLIN DROVE THE BMW e) Mr. COOPER DROVE THE AVENGER IF AND ONLY IF ALAN IS Mr. BROWN f) COLIN IS Mr. BROWN IF AND ONLY IF ALAN DROVE CORTINA. WHO ARRIVED WITH WHICH CAR?

BRIAN DROVE THE BMW, ALAN ANDREW DROVE THE AVENGER AND COLIN COOPER DROVE THE CORTINA

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READING BETWEEN THE LINES

  • IF YOU TOSSED A DICE AND IT COMES UP WITH THE NUMBER ONE 9 TIMES IN A ROW, WHAT IS THE PROBABILITY THAT IT WILL COME UP WITH ONE ON THE NEXT THROW?

ONE IN SIX. A DICE HAS NO MEMORY OF WHAT IT LAST SHOWED

  • A RUBBER IS TOSSED OFF THE TOP OF A 90 FOOT BUILDING. EVERY TIME IT BOUNCES, IT GOES BACK UP HALF THE WAY. HOW MANY BOUNCES WILL THE BALL TAKE BEFORE IT STOPS?

THE ANSWER IS INFINITE, IN A GRAVITY FREE WORLD BUT OF COURSE, GRAVITY WILL EVENTUALLY STOP IT.

  • ALICE IS WALKING THROUGH THE FOREST OF FORGETFULNESS. SHE WANTS TO KNOW WHAT DAY OF THE WEEK IT IS. SHE STOPS AND ASKS A LION AND A UNICORN. NOW, THE LION LIES ALL THE TIME ON MONDAY, TUESDAY, AND WEDNESDAY. THE UNICORN ALWAYS LIES ON THURSDAY, FRIDAY, AND SATURDAY. ALICE ASKS THE LION WHAT DAY IT IS, HE SAYS “WELL, YESTERDAY WAS ONE OF MY LYING DAYS”. ALICE CAN’T FIGURE IT OUT JUST FROM THE LION’S ANSWER SO SHE ASKS THE UNICORN AND THE UNICORN SAYS “YESTERDAY WAS ONE OF MY LYING DAYS”. WHAT DAY IS IT?

THURSDAY