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10 Challenging Riddles!

Give your brain a work out with these difficult riddles. Our tip - Think outside the box!

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1. A man buys a used car. He finds a beautiful Buick for $9,500, but he buys it without paying a dime. How does he buy it?

 

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If he is paying $9500, he won't need any dimes.

2. If you have two twins, three triplets and four quadruplets, how many people do you have?

 

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9. Two twins are 2 people, three triplets are 3 people, and four quadruplets are 4 people. 2 + 3 + 4= 9.

3. What is the coolest letter in the alphabet?

 

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'B' because it is always surrounded by AC. .

4. A truck driver is going opposite of the traffic on a one-way street. A police officer sees him but doesn't stop him. Why doesn't the police officer stop him?

 

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He was walking.

5. A woman from New York married ten different men from that city, yet she did not break any laws. None of these men died, and she never divorced. How was this possible?

 

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The lady was a Justice of the Peace.

 

6. What work can one never finish?

 

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An autobiography.

7. A man who lives on the tenth floor takes the elevator down to the first floor every morning and goes to work. In the evening, when he comes back, on a rainy day, or if there are other people in the elevator, he goes to his floor directly. Otherwise, he goes to the seventh floor and walks up three flights of stairs to his apartment. Why?

 

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The man is short of stature. He can't reach the upper elevator buttons, but he can push on it with his umbrella on a rainy day.

8. A man is pushed out of an airplane, without a parachute. How was he able to survive? 

 

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The airplane was on the runway.

9. Lives without a body, hears without ears, speaks without a mouth, to which the air alone gives birth. What is it?

 

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An echo.

10. Which creature walks on four legs in the morning, two legs in the afternoon, and three legs in the evening?

 

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Man. He crawls on all fours as a baby, then walks on two feet as an adult, and then walks with a cane as an old man.

What's Your Riddler Rank?

0:  Back to riddle school with you! Next time, try and think a bit more outside the box, we know you can do it!

1-3: You're a novice riddler, who still misses most but is starting to grasp the basics of riddling. 

4-6: You're a riddler in the making, no doubt about it! Your ability to think outside the conventional answers is quite impressive, good for you!

7-10: Are you some kind of super riddler? How did you DO that?? We take our respective hats off before your mighty riddling powers, and can only hope you can teach us your clever, clever ways.

 

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