Mr. Carter, Mr. Flynn, Mr. Mime, and Mr. Savage serve the little town of Milford as architect, banker, druggist, and grocer, though not necessarily respectively. Each man’s income is a whole number of dollars.

The druggist earns exactly twice as much as the grocer, the architect earns exactly twice as much as the druggist, and the banker earns exactly twice as much as the architect. Although Mr. Carter is older than anyone who makes more money than Mr. Flynn, Mr. Flynn does not make twice as much as Mr. Carter. Mr. Savage earns exactly $3776 more than Mr. Mime.

What is each man’s occupation?

Click here for the solution

Carter is the grocer, Flynn the banker, Milne the druggist, and Savage the architect.

more riddles

How does the man escape?

A man is trapped in a room. The room has only two possible exits: two doors. Through the first door there is a room constructed from magnifying glass. The blazing hot sun instantly fries anything or anyone that enters. Through the second door there is a fire-breathing...

read more

Five-digit number

What is the five-digit number, no zeroes, in which the second digit is three times the first, the third is one more than the second, the fourth is four times the first, and the last is one-half more than the second? The number is: 26789 more...

read more

The peanuts and the monkey

Five men checked into a hotel with a bag of peanuts and a monkey. They planned on dividing the peanuts evenly the following morning. However, during the night, one of the men got up, divided the peanuts into five equal parts, took his fifth and had one leftover peanut...

read more

How many children does Mr. Smith have?

Mr. Smith has 4 daughters. Each of his daughters has a brother. How many children does Mr. Smith have? He has 5 children, all of the daughters have the same 1 brother. more riddlesDonec rutrum congue leo eget malesuada....

read more