4 criminals are caught and are to be punished. The judge allows them to be freed if they can solve a puzzle. If they do not, they will be hung. They agreed.
The 4 criminals are lined up on some steps (shown in picture). They are all facing in the same direction. A wall separates the fourth man from the other three.
So to summarise :
Man 1 can see Man 2 and Man 3.
Man 2 can see Man 3.
Man 3 can see none of the others.
Man 4 can see none of the others.
The criminals are wearing hats. They are told that there are two white hats and two black hats. The men initially don’t know what colour hat they are wearing. They are told to shout out the colour of the hat that they are wearing as soon as they know for certain what colour it is.
They are not allowed to turn round or move. They are not allowed to talk to each other. They are not allowed to take their hats off.
Who is the first person to shout out and why? Riddle Answer
An old auto is to drive a stretch of 2 miles, up and down a hill. Because the auto is so old, you cannot drive the first mile (the ascent) faster than 15 miles per hour.
How fast do you have to drive the second mile (going down the hill) in order to get an average speed of 30 miles per hour? Riddle Answer
Below are six discs stacked on a peg. The object is to reassemble the discs, one by one, in the same order on another peg, using the smallest number of moves. No larger disc can be placed on a smaller disc. How many moves will it take?
Here is a light switch. Note the order of the positions. If the light is now at medium and it is switched 3922 times what will be the position of the switch?
A building is being prepared for opening. People are decorating the building with 12 flags. At first they arrange the flags 4 to a side, as shown, but then they see that the flags can be arranged 5 to a side using only 12 flags. How?