#1 The Married, Unmarried Riddle
This is a riddle that seems simple, but over 80 percent of people get it wrong. The picture shows a man named John, a woman named Sarah, and a man named Paul. It says that John is married, it doesn’t specify whether or not Sarah is, and Paul has never been married. The question asks if there is a married person looking at an unmarried person. The answer would be A. If Sarah is not married, then John would be looking at an unmarried person. If she is married, she would be looking at Paul who is not married. Most people answer C, not enough information. This is because they riddle doesn’t tell you if Sarah is married or not.
#2 The Picture Riddle
These types of riddles can be very tough. If you look at this photo, you might be able to guess that it says, Rock & Roll Music. If you are like most people, you couldn’t figure it out. The first picture is a rock and the second picture is a roll, to give you rock and roll. Then you take the M and add it to the ewe and finish it with sick because the man in the picture is sick, and you get Rock & Roll Music.
#3 The Math Riddle
This riddle appears to be simple, however, it is more difficult than it may seem. When most people try to solve this riddle in their head, they come up with 5,000. It is the most common answer. If you break the riddle down slowly and you figure it out on a calculator or do the math on paper, you will see that the answer is actually 4,100.
#4 The Fish Riddle
There are 10 fish in a tank.
**4 Swim away
How many fish are left?
This riddle is more about common sense than math. Fish cannot leave the tank on their own, therefore, even if they die or drown, they will still be in the tank. Also, it is physically impossible for a fish to swim out of the tank.
#5 The Chess Riddle
Two men are playing chess. They play 5 games and they each win three times. How is this possible?
This riddle makes you think outside the box a little. The answer is that they weren’t playing against each other. Each man played 5 games with someone else and they both won three times.
#6 The Brother Riddle
Three doctors say that Robert was their brother. Robert said that he didn’t have any brothers. Who is lying?
This is another riddle that makes you think outside the box. Doctors can be women as well, and all of the doctors were women and their brother’s name is Robert. Robert didn’t have any brothers but he had three sisters who were all doctors.
#7 The Murder Riddle
A man was murdered in his office. There were numbers written on his calendar with blood. They were 6, 4, 9, 10, and 11. The suspects were Gerry, Julie, Jason, Nick, and Sophie. Who is the killer?
This riddle is very difficult because you don’t know what the letters are code for. If you are willing to spend hours trying to decipher the code, you might come to the conclusion that the killer is Jason. Here is why…
The 6 represents the 6th month of the year, June-J
The 4 represents the 4th month of the year, April-A
The 9 represents the 9th month of the year, September- S
The 10 represents the 10th month of the year, October-O
The 11 represents the 11th month of the year, November-N
The letters spell out Jason.
#8 The Man and Son Ages Reversed
This riddle can be confusing for some. It states that the age of a father and a son add up to 66. The father’s age is the son’s age reversed. How old are they?
There are a few answers to this riddle. The father could be 51 and the son could be 15, which would total 66. The father could be 42 and the son could be 24, which also equals 66. The father could have started having children later in life and he could be 60 and his son could be 6, or 06, which also equals 66 when added together.
#9 The Running Race Riddle
If you are running in a race and you pass the person in second place, what place are you in?
Most people think that the answer is first place, but it’s not. It is actually second place. Just because you passed the second place runner, it doesn’t mean that you passed the first place runner as well.
#10 Riddle on the Wall
It has holes in the bottom, holes on the left, and holes on the right. Yet it still holds water with all its might. What is it?
This one is confusing for some, but easy for other. The answer is a sponge. Even though it is covered in holes, it still holds water.
#11 The Moving Riddle
What Goes Through Town and Over Hills But Never Moves?
This riddle is pretty easy. The answer is a road. Roads go everywhere, but they don’t move.
#12 The Murdering Wife Riddle
This is one of the many riddles that will blow your mind.
A woman shoots her husband. She then holds him underwater for 5 minutes. Finally, she hangs him.
But 5 minutes later they both go out and enjoy a wonderful dinner together. How can this be?
You really have to think out of the box for this one. She is a photographer and she took her husband’s photo or shot him. To process the film she had to hang it under water and then hang his picture.
She isn’t a murderer, she is a photographer.