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If You Solve 1/3 of These Riddles, Tell Your Friends You’re a Genius

Our brains need constant exercise to stay sharp and healthy, just like we need the muscles in our body to stay strong and fit. So let’s have a CrossFit session for your grey matter and see if you can be called a champion. Some of these riddles may look simple but don’t get too relaxed because others might have a bit of a twist. Anyhow, let’s see if you can crack them all.

We at Bright Side love riddles and puzzles and prepared this new selection for our smartest readers.

1. Who is poor?

Both of these women are single but one of them lived in poverty for many years and just robbed a bank to pay her debt. Can you guess which one?

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2. Can you find 3 words?

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3. Which way should he choose?

A man was exploring the South Pole when a strong storm began. He managed to find 2 caves where he could take shelter, but he noticed a hungry polar bear in one cave and the other one is filled with radioactive waste. Which cave should he choose?

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4. Where is the exit?

A princess got locked in a tower. She found out that she could escape through the fourth door. But there are only 3 doors. How can she find door number 4?

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5. Can you find 3 words?

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6. Which exit should he choose?

A man got captured, but there are 3 possible ways for him to escape. One exit has angry dogs. The second has a bomb with a 5-minute timer and it’s already on. The third has an armed guard. Which should he choose?

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7. Which elevator is safer?

Tom received a message saying that a serial killer has just been spotted entering his building and he decided to try to get out. While he was waiting, 2 elevators arrived at Tom’s floor at the same time and in both of them there was a guy who looked very suspicious. Which elevator should he take?

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8. What’s wrong with this picture?

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9. Who is the liar?

A businessman arrived at his office and found that some very important documents had disappeared from his desk. Police suspected 3 people and each of them said that they hadn’t even been to the office. Who is lying?

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10. How could he escape?

A man got kidnapped and locked in a house. The house had 4 doors and he could escape through one of them. There is an extremely cold temperature behind the first door that would freeze him to death. There are very hungry sharks behind the second door. The room behind the third is filled with poisonous gas. The fourth has such a strong sun that it burns everything. How can he escape?

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How many did you get right? Tell us about it and make sure that you send it to your friends to compare.

Illustrated by Anastasiya Pavlova for Bright Side