Want to challenge your brain? Try our collection of clever riddles!
Your parents have six sons including you and each son has one sister.
How many people are in the family?
They are nine people. Two parents, six sons and one daughter. All of them have one sister.
John’s father has five sons.
The names of four sons are Papa, Pepe, Pipi and Popo respectively.
What is the name of the fifth son?
John’s father has five children and four of them have already been named above. The fifth son is John himself.
Can you name three consecutive days without using the words Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday or Sunday?
Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow.
A man is looking at a photograph of someone.
His friend asks who it is.
The man replies: ”Brothers and sisters, I have none. But that man’s father is my father’s son.”
Who was in the photograph?
I come in different shapes and sizes. Some parts of me are curved, other parts are straight.
You can put me anywhere you like, but there is only one right place for me.
What am I?
A jigsaw puzzle piece.
Crossing the river
A man is stranded on a riverbank with a wolf, a rabbit and a carrot.
He finds a boat with which to cross the river, but the boat can fit only himself and either the wolf, the rabbit or the carrot.
If he leaves the wolf with the rabbit, the wolf will eat the rabbit.
If he leaves the rabbit with the carrot, the rabbit will surely eat the carrot.
How can he cross the river with the wolf, the rabbit and the carrot?
The man crosses first with the rabbit, leaving the wolf behind with the carrot.
Then he returns alone and crosses with the wolf, leaving the carrot behind.
He leaves the wolf alone and returns with the rabbit.
Then he leaves the rabbit and crosses with the carrot.
He leaves the carrot with the wolf and crosses for one last time, returning with the rabbit.
Can you write down eight eights so that they add up to one thousand?
Hides at night
Who spends the day at the window, goes to the table for meals and hides at night?
Now try to solve these tricky riddles!