My first is in wield, sever bones and marrow.
My second is in blade, forged in cold steel.
My third is in arbalest, and also in arrows.
My fourth is in power, plunged through a shield.
My fifth is in honour, and also in vows
My last will put an end to it all.
What am I?
A magician is standing on a concrete floor holding a raw egg with his hand outstretched.
Without the aid of any other objects, he is able to drop the egg 2 feet without breaking its shell.
How did he do it?
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?
A man has three daughters. A second, intelligent man, asked him the ages of his daughters. The first man told him that the product of their ages (them all multiplied together,) was 36. After thinking the second man was unable to find the answer and asked for another clue. The first man replies the sum of their ages is equal to his house door number. Still the second man was unable to answer and asked for another clue. The first man told him that his youngest daughter had blue eyes, and suddenly second man gave the correct answer. What were the ages of the first man's 3 children?
Everything the 2 men say here is a clue:
3 daughters, product of their ages is 36, then he gives him an estimate that the second person knows but we do not (the house door number), when the second man needs one more piece of information, the first man tells him the youngest has blue eyes.
So to solve, you want to write down all the 3 numbers whose product is 36, then to find the last hint, knowing that there IS a youngest child...
The ages are 6, 6 and 1.
to solve, you want to write down all the 3 numbers whose product is 36.
1, 1, 36
1, 3, 12
1, 4, 9
1, 2, 18
1, 6, 6
2, 2, 9
2, 3, 6
3, 3, 4
Here's the hardest part, the fact that the doorbell clue was not enough to solve the puzzle means that if we add up each of these options, we get at least two results that are the same, and we need more information to decide which one.
13: 1, 6, 6
13: 2, 2, 9
Then to find the last hint, knowing that there IS a youngest child, means the smallest child doesn't have another sibling in the same age, meaning that 2,2,9 doesn't work, and we are left with 1, 6 and 6.
What word in the English language does the following: The first two letters signify a male, the first three letters signify a female, the first four letters signify a great man, while the entire word signifies a great woman. What is the word?
You have a 4 minute sand clock and a 7 minute sand clock, you need to measure 9 minutes while using both of them. What's your first move?
(The 'Google Riddles' are interview questions those who wish to get hired were asked).