Two boys, Tom and Harry, are running a 100 meter race. The first time they race Tom beats Harry by 5 meters. To make things fair, the next time they race Tom stands 5 meters behind the starting line.
Who wins the second race (assuming they run at the same speed as the first race)? Riddle Answer
A contractor is doing work for 7 days at your home. You have a gold bar that is worth $7000. You need to pay him $1000 every day and $7000 in total. You have to pay him in gold by using the gold bar. How can you pay him $1000 worth of gold everyday by cutting the gold bar only twice?
By cutting the gold bar twice, you can have 3 pieces of gold.
Let the gold bar pieces be GB1, GB2 and GB3. They are worth $1000, $2000 and $4000 respectively.
Day1: Give GB1
Day2: Take GB1, Give GB2
Day3: Give GB1
Day4: Take GB1, GB2 and give GB3
Day5: Give GB1
Day6: Take GB1, Give GB2
Day7: Give GB1
The day before yesterday, Chris was 7 years old. Next year, she’ll turn 10. How is this possible? When is Chris birthday? Riddle Answer
You have 12 black socks and 12 white socks in your drawer. What is the minimum number of socks that you have to take out to make sure that you have a matching pair? Riddle Answer
A boy saw a shirt for $97 but does not have enough cash. So he borrowed $50 from his mom and another $50 from his dad.
He bought the shirt, and got back $3 as change. He gave his dad $1 and his mom $1 and kept the other $1 for himself.
Now mom and dad paid $10 each and got back $1 each. So they paid $49 each, totaling $98. The boy has another $1, adding up to $99. Where is the missing dollar? Riddle Answer