6 Interesting Brain Teaser Puzzles and Riddles with Answers
Check out this list and get your brain thinking and working with these Six interesting brain teaser puzzles and riddles and their answers.
Sometimes the day can seem so mundane and boring, and your brain needs something to stimulate it. This article might be the thing you need.
Test out your problem-solving skills with these tricky and interesting riddles and brain teasers. Better yet, try them on your friends and family and see if they can figure them out too!
1. THE FIVE BROTHERS
There are five brothers in the room: Tim is reading a newspaper, Cameron is baking a cake, Jesse is playing chess, Michael is washing the dishes. What is the fifth brother doing?
Answer: They are playing chess with Jesse because chess needs to have two players.
2. A FATHER'S FIVE SONS
Shane's father has five sons. The names of four sons are Tim, Jim, Sam, and Tam, respectively. What is the name of the fifth son?
Answer: Shane's father has five children. Four of the names are listed above. The fifth child is Shane himself.
3. THE NEIGHBORHOOD CHILDREN
Six neighborhood children — Lauren, Benny, Daniel, Charlotte, William, and Zelda— were measured yesterday. William is taller than Daniel but shorter than Zelda. Lauren is taller than Benny but shorter than Daniel and William. Benny isn’t the shortest. Can you list the kids in order of height from tallest to shortest?
Answer: Zelda, William, Daniel, Lauren, Benny, and Charlotte.
4. THE EGG RIDDLE
Question: What has to be broken before you can use it?
Answer: An egg, of course, you have to crack an egg before you can use it.
5. WHAT AM I?
Question: I’m tall when I’m young, and I’m short when I’m old. What am I?
Answer: A candle, as it burns and becomes older it loses wax, and it's smaller.
6. 28 DAYS
Question: Which month out of the year has 28 days?
Answer: All of the months have 28 days. Some just have a total of 30 or 31.