23 Riddles That Will Make Your Brain Sweat
It’s scientifically proven that, although the brain isn’t really a muscle, it needs training to stay in good shape. Solving a riddle is a fun way to make your brain think outside the box or sweat with effort.
We at Bright Side created witty brain-teasers, to make sure that your brain will get its daily exercise. How many of them will you be able to solve?
1. Basket with pears
2. How many squares can you find?
3. Apple in a bottle
4. Choose the heaviest box
5. Prison escape
There are 3 possible ways for a prisoner to escape. The first exit has aggressive dogs. The second has a bomb with a 5-minute timer (it’s already on). The third has a guard with a weapon. Where should he go?
7. Squirrels, nuts
A person lives on the 14th floor. When she goes downstairs, she always goes to the first floor.
When she goes upstairs she only goes to the 10th floor and from the 10th floor she uses the stairs. However, when she’s in the elevator with someone, or when it’s rainy, she always goes directly to the 14th floor.
How can this weird behavior be explained?
13. Dog’s age
14. Vice versa
15. Doctor’s son
18. 3 friends
Mia is 3 times older than Anna. 3 years ago Anna was a year younger than Amelia now. Olivia is twice as old as Anna. Put the girls in order of their age.
A man was sure that his wife was cheating on him. He said he had a business trip, but an hour later he returned back home. If the wife wasn’t at home, how’d the husband find out her lover’s name and address?
20. How many triangles can you find in the picture?
21. Fallen signpost
23. 2 perspectives
2 sentinels were looking in different directions, one was making sure that no one was coming from the West, the second one was looking toward the East.
At some point, one of the sentinels asked the other: “What are you smiling about?” How could he know that his comrade was smiling?
How many riddles did you managed to solve? Which riddles outwitted you? Share with us in the comments.
Illustrated by Anastasiya Pavlova for BrightSide.me