Google Riddles - Divvying **Up** the Booty

You're a pirate captain and your crew is about to divvy **up** the gold you've plundered. They are waiting for your wisdom on the subject.
However, if less than half the pirate crew agree with your division of the gold, they will make you "walk the plank".
How would you divvy **up** the gold in a way that will keep you alive and with your pockets full of gold?
(The 'Google Riddles' are interview questions those who wish to get hired were asked).

A Hundred Stones

A hundred stones are placed, in a straight line, a yard distant from each other. How many yards must a person walk, who undertakes to pick them **up**, and place them in a basket stationed one yard from the first stone?

The Julius Caeser Box Riddle

What does this message say? Can you decipher it?
G T Y O R J O T E O U I A B G T

The Coin Toss

If you toss a coin 10 times and it lands heads **up** every time, what are the chances it will land heads **up** if you toss it again?

What do you bury when itâ€™s alive?

Adding Eights

5 Gallons and 3 Gallons.

There is a 5 gallon and a 3 gallon bottle. You also have a hose with unlimited water. How are you gonna make the 5 gallon have 4 gallons using your items?
(You don't know the exact dimensions of a gallon)

Rows of Soldiers

Soldiers line **up**, spaced with pride,
two long rows lined side by side.
One sole unit can decide,
if the rows will unite or divide.
What is it?

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

Making Cigarettes

A hobo picks **up** cigarette butts from the ground and can make a cigarette with 4 butts. If he finds 16 cigarette butts, how many cigarettes can he make?

Google Riddle - The Coin Tower

If you pile **up** coins one on top of another until they get as high as the Empire State Building - would you be able to fit them all into one average sized room?
(The 'Google Riddles' are interview questions those who wish to get hired were asked).

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 Wedding Shower Present

Janie's friends were chipping in to buy her a wedding shower present. At first, 10 friends chipped in, but 2 of them dropped out. Each of the 8 had to chip in another dollar to bring the amount back **up**. How much money did they plan to collect?

The Tenth Floor

A man who lives on the tenth floor takes the elevator down to the first floor every morning and goes to work. In the evening, when he comes back, on a rainy day, or if there are other people in the elevator, he goes to his floor directly. Otherwise, he goes to the seventh floor and walks **up** three flights of stairs to his apartment. Why?

Google Riddle - The Ski Lift

You're on a ski lift, going from the bottom of the mountain to the top. How many chairs from the other side will you pass by?
A few choices:
1. Half of them
2. 2/3 of them
3. All of them (but yours)
4. 3/4 of them
(The 'Google Riddles' are interview questions those who wish to get hired were asked).

The Carnival Trick

A boy was at a carnival and went to a booth where a man said to the boy, "If I write your exact weight on this piece of paper then you have to give me $10, but if I cannot, I will pay you $10." The boy looked around and saw no scale so he agrees, thinking no matter what the carny writes he'll just say he weighs more or less. In the end the boy ended **up** paying the man $10. How did the man win the bet?

The Stolen Fire Crystal

Someone has tripped the magical alarms in the Element Temple. When you and the other monks arrive on the scene, you know you have a disaster on your hands. Four young apprentices broke into the templeâ€™s inner chamber to steal the sacred element crystals. But when the alarm went off they panicked, and each of them swallowed a crystal. Can you determine who ate which crystal?
Pause the video at 1:40 to see all the facts and think about the answer. If you give **up**, continue the video to see the solution!

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?

The Jones Brothers

One snowy night, Detective Anderson was in his house reading a book. All of a sudden a stone came crashing through his window, breaking it.
Anderson got **up** and looked out the window just in time to see three neighborhood brats who were brothers run around a corner. Their names were Alan Jones, Mark Jones and Peter Jones.
Not knowing of Anderson's reputation as a genius detective, the two innocent brats teased him by sent a note with clue on Anderson's front door.
The note reads "? Jones. He broke your window."
Which one of the three Jones brothers should Anderson question about the incident?

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).

Three Daughters and Three Clues

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?