The Meeting of Planes

There are two planes. One is going from Los Angeles to Japan at a speed of 600 MPH. The other is traveling from Japan to Los Angeles at a speed of 500 MPH.
When the planes meet which one will be closer to Japan?

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%

The Two Kids

Mr. Thompson has 2 children. One of them is a boy. What are the odds the second kid is also a boy?

An Egg to a Friend

Mike has some chickens that have been laying him plenty of eggs. He wants to give away his eggs to several of his friends, but he wants to give them all the same number of eggs. He figures out that he needs to give 7 of his friends eggs for them to get the same amount, otherwise there is 1 extra egg left.
What is the least number of eggs he needs for this to be true?

The Angle of the Clock

What's the angle between minute hand and hour hand at a quarter past three?

The Business of Horses

A businessman buys a horse for $10 and sells it for $20. He then buys the same horse for $30 and sells it for $40.
How much has the businessman earned in these 2 deals?

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?

The Cheating Husbands

In an apartment complex in New York there are one hundred married couples. When one of the husbands cheats on his wife with one of the other wives, his wife has no idea. With the large amount of gossip in the complex, all of the other wives know he is cheating. If a wife finds out that her husband is cheating on her, she kills him the following morning. Someone anonymously sends an email to all of the wives in the building saying that at least 1 man is cheating on his wife in the building.
How many husbands will be killed and how long will it take?

The Word in the Matches

The Short Cut and the Train

Walking home one day, you take a short cut along the train tracks. The tracks cross a narrow bridge over a deep gorge. At the point you are 3/8 of the way across the bridge, you hear the train whistle somewhere behind you. You charge across the bridge, and jump off the track as the train is about to run you down. As it happens, if you had gone the other way, you would have reached safety just before being run over as well. If you can run ten miles per hour, how fast is the train moving?

Two For the Company and Three for the Crowd

Twice as Old as Me

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?

What's the Next Number?

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?

Twelve Flags

Twelve flags stand equidistant along the track at the stadium. The runners start at the first flag. A runner reaches the eighth flag 8 seconds after he starts. If he runs at an even speed, how many seconds does he need altogether to reach the twelfth flag?

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?

The Handshakers

If seven people meet each other and each shakes hands only once with each of the others, how many handshakes will there have been?

Sphere, Circle and Point

The Number Pyramid

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?

Google Riddles - The Surprise Box

You have 3 boxes. One of them contains a prize. You were allowed to pick just one of them.
You pick - and it's empty.
With 2 boxes left, you now have one box in your hand and another box in front of you. If given the chance to exchange your box with the box in front of you, would you do it? Why, and why not?
(The 'Google Riddles' are interview questions those who wish to get hired were asked).

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?

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?

The Hard Triangle Riddle

This is a hard one: How many triangles are in this complicated picture?

The Doors of Nine

A new medical building containing 100 offices had just been completed. Mark was hired to paint the numbers 1 to 100 on the doors. How many times will Mark have to paint the number nine?

Make the Equation True

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?

Product Equals Sum

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