In my neighbourhood lives a man who weighs 200 pounds. He has two sons. They both weigh 100 pounds each. On a festival day they decide to go across the river on a boat to visit some relations. But the boat could carry a maximum load of only 200 pounds.
Yet they managed to get across the river by boat. How did they? Riddle Answer
When the postman arrived at the Smith home to deliver mail through a slot in the front door, he was surprised to find the Smiths had acquired a vicious dog. The dog was fastened to a tree by a chain just
long enough to reach the front door. The dog growled and bared its teeth.
How did the clever postman outwit the dog and reach the door safely? Riddle Answer
There was once a soldier who had a brother that was wounded in battle. But the wounded man did not have a brother. How could that be? Riddle Answer
A man hijacks an aeroplane transporting 8 passengers and valuable cargo. After taking the cargo, the man demands nine parachutes from the flight crew, puts one of them on, and jumps, leaving the other eight behind. Why did he want eight more? Riddle Answer
You are standing in a pitch-dark room. A friend walks up and hands you a normal deck of 52 cards. He tells you that 13 of the 52 cards are face-up, the rest are face-down. These face-up cards are distributed randomly throughout the deck.
Your task is to split up the deck into two piles, using all the cards, such that each pile has the same number of face-up cards. The room is pitch-dark, so you can’t see the deck as you do this.
How can you accomplish this seemingly impossible task? Riddle Answer