An Ant On a Rope

An ant gets onto one end of a tight rope that is 1 meter long. The ant is traveling at 1 centimeter per second, but the entire rope is being stretched an extra 1 meter (1,000 centimeters) a second (it can be stretched forever).
Will the ant ever reach the other end of the rope?

Nonstop Trains

A nonstop train leaves Moscow for Leningrad at 60 mph. Another nonstop train leaves Leningrad for Moscow at 40 mph. How far apart are the trains 1 hour before they pass each other?

Product Equals Sum

Make the Equation True

Subtracting from 25

A Bunch of Babies

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

The Pawn Shop

Jack had only $2, but he needed $3 for his cab fare home. He went to a pawn shop and pawned his $2 for $1.50. Jack then bumped into Don and told him that he would sell him his $2 pawn ticket for $1.50. Dan agreed. Since Jack started out with $2, and he ended up with $3, who is out the extra dollar and why?

The Bubble Boy

If a boy blows 18 bubbles, then pops 6 eats 7 and then he pops 5 and blows 1.
How many are left?

365 Apples

The One-Sided Toaster

Susan uses a toaster that has 2 slots. The toaster toasts one side of each piece of bread at a time, and it takes exactly 1 minute to do so.
If Susan wants to make three pieces of toast, what is the LEAST amount of time she needs to toast them on both sides?

Crossing the Bridge

Four people need to cross a bridge in 17 minutes in the middle of the night. The bridge can only hold two or less people at any time and they only have one flashlight so they must travel together (or alone). The flashlight can only travel with a person so every time it crosses the bridge it must be carried back. Tom can cross in 1 minute, John can cross in 2 minutes, Sally can cross in 5 minutes, and Connor can cross in 10 minutes. If two people cross together they go as fast as the slower person.How can they cross the bridge in 17 minutes or less?

From 98 to 720

The Hourglasses

If you have an 11 minute and 13 minute hourglass, how can you accurately time 15 minutes?

Reversed Age

The ages of a father and son add up to 66. The father's age is the son's age reversed. How old could they be?
* There are THREE possible solutions

Taking Down 1000

What is the value of 1/2 of 2/3 of 3/4 of 4/5 of 5/6 of 6/7 of 7/8 of 8/9 of 9/10 of 1000?

Giving Away Vegetable Oil

You are distributing vegetable oil. There are 21 bottles in total out of which 7 are full, 7 half empty and 7 empty. The oils has to be distributed among three people.
How will you distribute so that each person gets equal number of bottles and the same quantity of oil?

The Phone Pad

What number do you get when you multiply all of the numbers on a telephone's number pad?

The 15 Minutes Recipe

A recipe requires 15 minutes to cook. You have a 7 minutes hourglass and an 11 minutes hourglass with you. How will you measure 15 minutes using them?

The Bracelet and the Sales Tax

Casey buys a bracelet. She pays for the bracelet and pays $0.72 in sales tax. The sales tax rate is 6%.
What is the original price of the bracelet, before tax?

A Tale of Two Coins

If you have two coins which total 35 cents and one of the coins is not a dime, what are the two coins?

Random Answer

If you randomly choose one of the following answers to this question, what is your chance of getting it right?
A) 50%
B) 25%
C) 0%
D) 25%

5 Pirates Find Gold

5 pirates are parting ways after finding a treasure of 100 pieces of gold. The pirates decide to split it based on a vote. Each pirate, from oldest to youngest, gets to propose a plan on how to split the gold.
If at least 50 percent of the other remaining pirates agree on the plan, that is how they will split the gold. If less than 50 percent of the pirates agree, the pirate who came up with the plan will be thrown overboard. Each pirate is smart, greedy, and wants to throw as many others overboard as possible without reducing the amount of gold they get.
What plan can the first (oldest) pirate propose to live and get as much gold as possible?

Twice as Old as Me

The Wheel and the Spokes

if a wheel has 64 spokes, how many spaces are there between the spokes?

The Book Shelf

There are a number of books on a shelf. If one book is the 4th from the left and 6th from the right, how many books are on the shelf?

Between 3 and 4

What can you stick between a 3 and a 4 so that the result is more than three but less than four?

The Julius Caeser Box Riddle

What does this message say? Can you decipher it?
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