Riddles and answers

  • THERE ARE 10 BLACK BALLOONS, 9 BLUE BALLOONS, 8 RED BALLOONS, 7 GREEN BALLOONS, 6 YELLOW BALLOONS, AND PINK 5 BALLOONS. ONE PINK BALLOON IS INSIDE ONE OF THOSE 10 BLACK BALLOONS, 2 YELLOW BALLOONS ARE INSIDE ONE OF THOSE 9 BLUE BALLOONS, 3 GREEN BALLOONS ARE INSIDE ONE OF THOSE 8 RED BALLOONS. 9 BLACK BALLOONS POPPED OUT, 6 BLUE BALLOONS POPPED OUT, 5 RED BALLOONS POPPED OUT, 4 GREEN AND YELLOW POPPED OUT AND 5 PINK BALLOONS POPPED OUT. HOW MANY BALLOONS LEFT?

THERE WERE 12 BALLOONS ALL IN ALL

  • THERE WAS A BOY NAMED BOB. BOB REALLY LOVED APPLES. ONE TIME, HE TOOK A BASKET FULL OF APPLES AND RAN TO HIS HOUSE BEHIND THE OWNER AND DIDN’T RAN AFTER. WHY?

THE BASKET OF APPLES ARE FREE

  • IN A POND, THERE IS A PATCH OF LILY PADS. EACH DAY, THE LILY PADS DOUBLE IN SIZE. IF IT TAKES THE LILY PADS 48 DAYS TO COVER THE WHOLE POND. HOW MANY DAYS DOES IT TAKE TO COVER HALF THE POND?

47 DAYS. WHATEVER DAY THE LILY PADS COVERED HALF THE POND, THE WHOLE POND WOULD BE COVERED THE NEXT DAY

  • THERE WAS A CIRCULAR BUILDING WITH 3 FLOORS. ON THE 1st LIVED ELDERLY Mr. AND Mrs. DAVIES. ON THE 2nd LIVED A NEWLYWED COUPLE, SAM AND JENNY. ON THE 3rd FLOOR, LIVED KATY, A COLLEGE STUDENT. ONE DAY, Mrs. DAVIES WAS FOUND DEAD IN THEIR APARTMENT Mr. DAVIES DECIDED TO QUESTION HIS ROOMMATES. UPON QUESTIONING, SAM SAID HE WAS RELAXING IN A CORNER OF THE ROOM WHILE DRINKING HIS FAVORITE COFFEE DRINK. JENNY SAID SHE WAS APPLYING MAKEUP AND GETTING READY FOR HER HIGH SCHOOL REUNION. KATY SAID SHE WAS STUDYING FOR HER UPCOMING EXAMS ON FACE TIME WITH HER FRIEND. WHO MURDERED Mrs. DAVIES?

SAM WAS THE MURDERER. HE SAID HE WAS DRINKING COFFEE IN A CORNER OF THE ROOM BUT THE BUILDING WAS A CIRCULAR BUILDING

  • A BOY AND HIS FATHER ARE BIKING. HIS MOTHER IS OFF AT WORK AND THEY WERE HAVING A RELATIVELY GOOD TIME, THAT IS, UNTIL THEY BOTH END UP IN A CRASH. THEY GO TO SEPARATE HOSPITALS. THE BOY FINDS HIMSELF IN A ROOM WITH NURSE SWARMING AROUND HIM. THE DOCTOR FINALLY ARRIVES BUT SAYS ” I CANNOT OPERATE ON THIS BOY, HE IS MY SON”. THE BOY IS CONFUSED BECAUSE HIS FATHER WAS ALSO IN THE CRASH AND HIS MOTHER WAS AT WORK. SO, WHO IS THE DOCTOR?

THE DOCTOR IS HIS MOTHER. HIS MOTHER JOB WAS A DOCTOR

  • A MAN FOUND DEATH IN A TELEPHONE BOOTH. HIS ARMS ARE BLOODY AND THE WINDOWS ON EITHER SIDE SMASHED OUT. THE PHONE IS HANGING. OUTSIDE OF THE BOX IS A LONG STICK AND A BUCKET WITH TWO THINGS IN IT. USING THIS INFORMATION, HOW DID HE DIED?

THE MAN WAS TALKING ON THE PHONE AFTER BEING ON A FISHING TRIP. HE WAS DESCRIBING THE SIZE OF THE FISH HE CAUGHT (THE STICK WAS A FISHING ROD AND THE ITEM WERE WATER AND A FISH) BUT FORGOT THAT THE BOOTH WAS TOO SMALL TO DO SO AS HE PUT OUT HIS ARMS TO

  • WHAT BUILDING HAS THE MOST STORIES?

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  • MY ONLY TIMEPIECE IS A TIME CLOCK. ONE DAY I FORGOT TO WIND IT AND IT STOPPED. I WENT TO VISIT A FRIEND WHOSE WATCH IS ALWAYS CORRECT, STAYED A WHILE AND WENT HOME. THERE I MADE A SIMPLE CALCULATION AND SET THE CLOCK RIGHT. HOW DID I DO THIS EVEN THOUGH I HAD NO WATCH ON ME TO TELL HOW LONG IT TOOK ME TO RETURN FROM MY FRIEND’S HOUSE?

BEFORE I LEFT I WOUND THE WALL CLOCK. WHEN I RETURNED, THE CHANGED IN TIME EQUALED HOW LONG IT TOOK TO GO TO MY FRIEND HOUSE AND RETURN, PLUS THE TIME I SPENT THERE BUT I KNEW THE LETTER BECAUSE I LOOKED AT MY FRIENDS WATCH WHEN I ARRIVED AND LEFT

  • A HUNTER MET 2 SHEPHERDS, ONE OF WHOM HAD THREE LOAVES AND THE OTHER FIVE LOAVES. ALL THE LOAVES WERE THE SAME SIZE. THE THREE MEN AGREED TO SHARE THE EIGHT LOAVES EQUALLY BETWEEN THEM. AFTER THEY HAD EATEN, THE HUNTER GAVE THE SHEPHERDS EIGHT BRONZE COINS AS PAYMENT FOR HIS MEAL. HOW SHOULD THE TWO SHEPHERDS FAIRLY DIVIDE THIS MONEY?

THE SHEPHERD WHO HAD THREE LOAVES SHOULD GET ONE COIN AND THE SHEPHERD WHO HAD FIVE LOAVES SHOULD GET SEVEN COINS. IF THERE WERE EIGHT LOAVES AND THREE MEN, EACH MAN ATE TWO AND TWO-THIRDS LOAVES. SO THE FIRST SHEPHERD GAVE THE HUNTER ONE-THIRD OF A LOAF

  • FOUR JOLLY MEN SAT DOWN TO PLAY, AND PLAYED ALL NIGHT TILL BREAK OF DAY. THEY PLAYED FOR CASH AND NOT FOR FUN, WITH A SEPARATE SCORE FOR EVERYONE. WHEN IT CAME TO SQUARE ACCOUNTS, THEY ALL HAD MADE QUITE FAIR AMOUNTS. NOW, NOT ONE HAS LOST AND ALL HAVE GAINED – TELL ME NOW, THIS CAN YOU EXPLAIN?

THE FOUR JOLLY MEN ARE MEMBERS OF AN ORCHESTRA HIRED TO PLAY AT A DANCE