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 Hourglasses

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

Google Riddles - The Sand Clocks

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).

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?

I am a fruit. If you had two of me, I would sound just the same. If you rearrange my letters, it could be a crime. Add me to a montage and I can become a different fruit. Remove my head and you can still listen; take away the end and I can still be eaten. Without a piece of the center, I am still a word; take away all
of the middle and I am just an acronym. **What** am I?

Concealing **What's** True

I am good at concealing **what's** real and hide **what's** true.
Sometimes, I bring out the courage in you!
**What** am I?

First On Earth, Second in Heaven

I am first on earth, the second in heaven.
I appear **twice** a week, though you only see me **once** in a year.
**What** am I?

I'm greater than God, more evil than the devil, the poor have me, the rich need me, and if you eat me, you'll die.
**What** Am I?

The Angle of the Clock

Cook and Throw Away

I turn around **once**,
**what** is out will not get in.
I turn around again,
**what** is in will not get out.
**What** Am I?

Small But Of Force

I am small, but, when entire, of force to set a town on fire!
Let but one letter disappear, I then can hold a herd of deer;
Take one more off, and then you'll find, I **once** contained all human kind.

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?

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