Will You Solve These 15 Tricky Problems?

 Welcome to another challenging math quiz. This time we've shown little mercy at getting you some very creative and tricky math problems to solve. Take your time and think it over carefully, we hope you can do math in your head! There are 15 questions and they get harder as you proceed...
 
 
A snail is at the bottom of a 20 foot deep pit. Every day the snail climbs 5 feet upwards, but at night it slides 1 foot back downwards. How many days does it take before the snail reaches the top of the pit?
5
4
10
20
 
 
Shmaigen earned a 94% on her first test, 79% on the 2nd, and 85% on the 3rd, what is her score average?
86%
84%
88%
89%
 
 
A Coin is tossed and a die is rolled. what are the chances to get a Heads and a Six?
1 in 24
1 in 12
1 in 6
1 in 36
 
 
There is a box full of marbles, all but two are blue, all but two are green, and all but two are red. How many marbles are in the box?
3 - Red, Green and Blue
3
6
9
12
 
 
If 1+9+8=1, what is 2+8+9?
The rule is to spell the words - One+Nine+Eight= ONE - Two+Eight+Nine= TEN
10
9
2
4
 
 
A car's odometer shows 72927 miles, a palindromic number (same from start to end as end to start). What are the minimum miles you would need to travel to form another?
110 miles will bring you to 73037!
110 miles
220 miles
376 miles
100 miles
 
 
Dan is 54 years old, and his father Oscar is 80. How many years ago was Oscar three times the age of his son Dan?
41
21
31
12
 
 
On the first day of the month, I kept a dollar in my piggy bank. On the second, I kept two dollars and on the third, I kept three and so on. On my birthday, I had a total of 276 dollars in my piggy bank. Can you find out on which day of the month was my birthday?
23
21
13
12
 
 
A girl, a boy and a dog start walking down a road. They start at the same time, from the same point, in the same direction. The boy walks at 5 km/h, the girl at 6 km/h. The dog runs from boy to girl and back again with a constant speed of 10 MPH. The dog does not slow down on the turn. How far does the dog travel in 1 hour?
It doesn't matter the speed of the boy and girl as long as the dog keeps running without any stop at 10 miles per hour. One hour equals then 10 miles.
10 miles
11 miles
1 miles
6 miles
 
 
Which is more: The number of seconds in a day or the number of hours in 10 years?
Seconds in a day
Hours in 10 years
 
 
Two travelers spend from 12 o'clock to 6 o'clock walking along a level road, up a hill and back again. Their pace is 4 mph on the level, 3 mph uphill, and 6 mph downhill. How far do they walk?
24 Miles
12 Miles
36 Miles
15 Miles
 
 
Continuing from the last question: At what TIME did the travelers reach the top of the hill?
3:30
3:00
4:30
2:30
 
 
My grandson is about as old in days as my son is in weeks. He is also as many months old as I am in years. Together, the three of us are 140 years old. How old am I?
84
55
72
98
 
 
You have accidentally left the bath without a plug and are attempting to fill the bath with both taps full on. The hot tap takes 6 minutes to fill the bath. The cold tap takes 2 minutes and the water empties through the plug hole in 4 minutes. In how many minutes will the bath be filled?
2 minutes 24 seconds
3 minutes 12 seconds
4 minutes exactly
1 minute and 35 seconds
 
 
A toughie: Three prime numbers add up to 100. Of the three numbers, one of them is more than a third but less than a half of another. Find the three numbers.
33, 33, 33
31,2,67
52,46,2
32,43,25
Sorry, It's a Fail
Unfortunately, you didn't get a lot of correct answers. Maybe this math quiz is a bit too tricky for you, or perhaps you're just rusty. Have a look at the answers and try to retrace your calculations and see where you got them wrong. We also have easier math quizzes to practice on first!
Not Bad, But Not Great
You definitely have a head for math as you solved a significant number of the problems. Unfortunately, it was still less than half of them and so you should refresh your math skills a bit. Why don't you practice with one of our easier math quizzes before trying this one again?
You Did Awesome!
You're definitely ahead of the average person when it comes to math, as you solved most of the problems in this test correctly. Being this close, why don't you try it again and see if you can still find the correct answers without looking! If not, head on below to see where you got it wrong. Keep practicing and keep that math brain fresh. We're impressed!
You Are a Math God!
WOW. Just... wow. We really didn't think anyone would get this high a mark on this one. Everyone said it was too hard. Well, you showed all the nay sayers! You have an incredible mathematical mind and a very analytical brain. You probably do something with it in your career, right? Otherwise we have no clue how you recalled so much math to do in your head. In any case, we are blown away by your mathematical prowess!
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