Riddle: There is a frog, dead in the middle of an island. If he swims north, the distance to the mainland is 2 meters. If he swims south, the distance to the mainland is 3 meters. If he swims east or west, the distance is 4 meters. Which way does he swim?
This time we are dealing with a long riddle. In riddles like this, we forget the beginning of the riddle and focus only on the end. In order for the frog to reach the mainland, we need to choose a direction for him.
When we hear about the options in the riddle, we use our logic to choose the shortest distance, so we want the frog to swim north. But we’re forgetting one thing, the frog is dead! You see, he can’t swim. The answer of this riddle is that he does not swim at all.
Answer: He doesn’t swim at all, he is dead.
Riddle: What is more useful when it is broken?
What a fun riddle! Let’s explain the answer. Think about the items in your home, do you use them when they are solid or when they are broken? Of course, you use them when they’re solid. Because when they are broken, they don’t work very well.
We throw a lot of things in the trash because they become useless when broken. But eggs, huh? They are more useful when we break the eggs. Now you understand the riddle, don’t you? It’s more fun when you figure it out. The answer of this riddle is an egg.
Answer: An egg.
Riddle: There are two bodies on the floor. They are surrounded by water and broken glass. How did they die?
The answer of this riddle may be different from what you expect. When you first hear this riddle, the first thing that comes to your mind may be that the bodies on the ground are human bodies. Knowing that the bodies are surrounded by water and broken glass, you may assume that two people on the ground were killed by using glass filled with water.
However, the situation is not what you think. The bodies on the ground are goldfish. When the fish bowl got knocked over, the fish were dead. Here is the answer!
Answer: The fish bowl got knocked over. The bodies were goldfish.
Riddle: Two fathers and two sons went fishing one day. They were there the whole day and only caught 3 fish. One father said, that is enough for all of us, we will have one each. How can this be possible?
The answer of this riddle is that there was the father, his son, and his son’s son.
When we hear that two fathers and two sons went fishing, we gather 2 and 2 without thinking, and assume that there are 4 of them in total.
Nevertheless, we forget that there may be another possibility. A father, his son, and his son’s son make two fathers and two sons. In other words, 3 people can be 2 fathers and 2 sons in total. As it is understood, 3 fish will be enough for these 3 people.
Answer: There was the father, his son, and his son’s son. This equals 2 fathers and 2 sons for a total of 3!
Alice is walking throught the forest of forgetfulness. She wants to know what day of the week it is. She stops and asks a lion and a unicorn. Now the lion lies all of the time on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. The unicorn always lies on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Alice asks the lion what day it is, he says, “Well, yesterday was one of my lying days.” Alice can’t figure it out just from the lion’s answer so she asks the unicorn and the unicorn says, “Yesterday was also one of my lying days.” What day is it?
Answer: The answer of this riddle is Thursday. Do not be intimidated by this riddle because it is long. Let’s explain it easily! If on Thursday they both claim to lie the day before: it’s Thursday today, so the unicorn must be lying now. Thus, the unicorn lied on Wednesday. The lion must be telling the truth now, right? Accordingly, the lion should have lied on Wednesday. This does not contradict any of the information given in the riddle, as the lion actually lies on Wednesdays. So yesterday is Wednesday and today is Thursday.
There once was an evil wizard. He took 3 woman from their homes and turned them into rose bushes that looked exactly alike. He put them in his garden. One of the woman had a husband and children and begged the wizard to let her see them. He agreed. At night, he brought the woman to her house. In the morning he came and took her home. One day the husband decided to go rescue her. So he snuck into the wizard’s garden. He looked and looked at the 3 identical rose bushes trying to figure out which could be his wife. Suddenly, he knew the answer and he took his wife home. How did he know which rose bush was his wife?
The answer of this riddle is not as long as the riddle itself. Since all three roses are exactly the same, it is very difficult for the man to distinguish between his wife. But the man somehow recognized his wife, even though she was a rose. Are you wondering how he knows his wife? Well, the answer is pretty simple. As the wizard allowed her husband to see his wife, the wizard brought the rosebush to her home at night and returned her to the garden in the morning. Therefore, she was the only plant without dew.
Answer: The wizard brought the rosebush to her home at night and returned her to the garden in the morning. Therefore, she was the only plant without dew.
Riddle: A plane crashes directly on the border of the US and Canada. Where do they bury the survivors? Let’s look the answer.
Answer: Nowhere, you don’t bury survivors.