Category: Easy Riddles

  • Why?

    Why are 1980 pennies worth more than 1979 pennies?

  • Soccer game

    My son was telling me yesterday, “Four days ago, my school’s soccer team won a game 4 to 1, although none of the boys on my school’s team scored any goals. Also, the other team didn’t score against itself accidentally.” How can this be?

  • How many sons and daughters?

    An old man said to a young man, “I have a daughter. She has as many brothers as she has sisters. Each one of her brothers has twice as many sisters as he has brothers. How many sons and daughters do I have?”

  • What day?

    You have an appointment to meet your friend the logic professor during the winter holidays when she is on vacation. Today is Friday. She has told you to meet her two days after the day before the day after tomorrow. What day does she expect you?

  • Imagine…

    Imagine you have two large pitchers. One contains a gallon of water and the other a gallon of wine. One pint of wine is removed from the wine pitcher, poured into the water pitcher and mixed thoroughly. Then a pint of the mixture from the water pitcher is removed and poured into the wine pitcher.Is…

  • Who guessed right?

    Alice, Ben, Charlie, David, and Ed entered a contest to guess how many jelly beans are in a jar. Alice guessed 30, Ben guessed 28, Charlie guessed 29, David guessed 25, and Ed guessed 26. Two were off the mark by 1, one was wrong by 4, and one by 3. But one was correct.Who…

  • 10 trees in 5 rows with 4 in each row

    Little Johnny buys 10 trees at a local nursery. How does he plant these 10 trees in 5 rows with 4 in each row?

  • What are the 2 numbers?

    Divide 110 into two parts so that one will be 150 percent of the other. What are the 2 numbers?

  • How old?

    Cressida didn’t like to tell her age, so when she was asked, her mother answered for her. Her mother said, “I’m just seven times as old as she is now. In twenty years, she’ll be just half the age that I will be then.” How old is clever little Cressida?

  • Who was in the photo?

    A friend of mine was looking at a photo when he said, “Brother and sisters? I have none. But this man’s son is my father’s son.” Who was in the photo?