Cracking challenging and fun brain teasers for kids is a skill of its own. The funny, punny, and as confusing as riddles – brain teasers are fun ways to get the gears in your brain moving. Some of them are easier to crack than the rest. Some will have you stuck on them for a while.
Usually, when the answer is revealed, it seems to be the most obvious. Despite being this frustrating, brain teasers are fun and engaging to solve.
The list of brain teasers given below can be used to challenge kids and adults. The answers come with the questions. Have fun solving these fun riddles.
Funny brain teasers for kids
This list contains a select collection of brain teasers that are sure to tickle your funny bone.
1) Question – In a year, there are 12 months. Seven months have 31 days. How many have 28 days?
Answer – They all do.
2) Question – A man stands on one side of a river, his dog on the other. The man calls his dog, who immediately crosses the river without getting wet and without using a bridge or a boat. How did the dog do it?
Answer – The river was frozen.
3) Question ¬– You are a cyclist in a cross-country race. Just before crossing the finish line, you overtake the person in second place. In what place did you finish?
Answer – Second place. If you pass the person in second, you take second place, and they become third.
4) Question – In 1990, a person is 15 years old. In 1995, that same person is 10 years old. How can this be?
Answer – The person was born in 2005 B.C.
5) Question – A man pushes his car to a hotel and tells the owner he’s bankrupt. Why?
Answer – He’s playing Monopoly.
6) Question – What is unusual about the following words – revive, banana, grammar, voodoo, assess, potato, dresser, uneven?
Answer – Take the first letter of each word and place it at the end. It will spell the same word backwards.
7) Question – How far can a deer run into the woods?
Answer – Halfway. After that, he’s running out of the woods.
8) Question – What can you catch but not throw?
Answer – A cold.
9) Question – What has a mouth, but cannot eat. Moves, but has no legs. Has a bank, but no money?
Answer – A river.
10) Question – What is at the end of a rainbow?
Answer – The letter ‘w’.
11) Question – On my way to St. Ives, I met a man with seven wives. Each wife had seven sacks, each sack has seven cats, and each cat had seven kits. Kits, cats, sacks, and wives. How many were going to St. Ives?
Answer – Only one.
12) Question – What invention lets you look right through a wall?
Answer – Windows.
13) Question – The number 8,549,176,320 is a unique number. What is so special about it?
Answer – It’s the only number including every digit arranged in alphabetical order.
14) Question – What occurs once in every minute, twice in every moment, yet never in a thousand years?
Answer – The letter ‘m’.
15) Question – You’re in a cabin and it’s pitch black. You have one match on you. Which do you light first – the newspaper, the lamp, the candle, or the fire?
Answer – You light the match first.
16) Question – What is always coming but never arrives?
Answer – Tomorrow.
17) Question – A man left home running. He ran away and then turned left, ran the same distance and turned left again, ran the same distance and turned left again. When he got home, there were two masked men. Who were they?
Answer – The catcher and the umpire.
18) Question – Imagine you are in a dark room. You’re scared and start to panic. How do you get out?
Answer – Stop imagining that you are in that room.
19) Question – Give me food, and I will live. Give me water, and I will die. What am I?
Answer – Fire
20) Question – If you have me, you want to share me. If you share me, you haven’t got me. What am I?
Answer – A secret.
21) Question – What has a spine but no bones?
Answer – A book
22) Question – What gets broken without being held?
Answer – A promise.
23) Question – What gets wetter and wetter the more it dries?
Answer – A towel.
24) Question – Which word in the dictionary is spelled incorrectly?
Answer – Incorrectly.
25) Question – How can a man go eight days without sleep?
Answer – He sleeps at night.
26) Question – What kind of room has no doors or windows?
Answer – Mushroom.
27) Question – A man was outside taking a walk when it started to rain. The man didn’t have an umbrella, and he wasn’t wearing a hat. His clothes got soaked, yet not a single hair on his head got wet. How could this happen?
Answer – The man was bald.
28) Question – What is yours to own, yet others use it more?
Answer – Your name.
29) Question – What goes up and down, but remains in the same place?
Answer – Stars.
30) Question – What is as big as an elephant but weighs nothing?
Answer – An elephant’s shadow.
31) Question – A truck driver is going down a one-way street the wrong way and passes at least ten cops. Why is he not caught?
Answer – He is walking on the sidewalk.
Challenging Brain teasers for kids
The next list of brain teasers for kids is perfect to stimulate kids. Get them wracking their brains with these brain teasers.
1) Question – There are three houses. One is red, one is blue, and one is white. If the red house is to the left of the house in the middle, and the blue house is to the right to the house in the middle, where is the white house?
Answer – In Washington D.C.
2) Question – What has a face and two hands, but no arms or legs?
Answer – A clock.
3) Question – First, I threw away the outside and cooked the inside. Then I ate the outside and threw away the inside. What did I eat?
Answer – Corn on the cob.
4) Question – People make me, save me, change me, raise me. What am I?
Answer – Money.
5) Question – Why are ghosts bad at lying?
Answer – Because you can see right through them.
6) Question – Who is bigger – Mr. Bigger, Mrs. Bigger, or their baby?
Answer – The baby, because it is a little bigger.
7) Question – What five-letter word gets shorter when you add two letters to it?
Answer – Shorter.
8) Question – What can you hold without ever touching or using your hands?
Answer – Your breath.
9) Question – With five-pointed fangs I sit and wait; with piercing force I crunch out fate; grabbing victims, proclaiming might; physically joining with a single bite. What am I?
Answer – A stapler.
10) Question – Mike is a butcher. He is 5’10” tall. What does he weigh?
Answer – Meat.
11) Question – A word I know, six letters it contains, remove one letter and 12 remains, what is it?
Answer – Dozens.
12) Question – When you have me, you immediately feel like sharing me. But if you do share me, you do not have me.
Answer – A secret.
13) Question – How many letters are there in the English alphabet?
Answer – 3 in ‘the’, 7 in ‘English’, and 8 in ‘alphabet’. So 18 in total.
14) Question – A farmer has 17 sheep and all but 9 die. How many are left?
Answer – Nine.
15) Question – What breaks yet never falls, and what falls but never breaks?
Answer – Morning and night.
16) Question – Which travels faster? Hot or cold?
Answer – Hot is faster because you can catch a cold.
17) Question – Turn us on our backs and open up our stomachs, and you will be the wisest but at the start a lummox. What are we?
Answer – Books.
18) Question – How far can a rabbit run into the woods?
Answer – Halfway. After that, he is running out of the woods.
19) Question – What type of cheese is made backwards?
Answer – Edam.
20) Question – You are driving a bus. At the first stop, two women get on. At the second stop, three men get on, and one woman gets off. At the third stop, three kids and their mom get on, and a man gets off. The bus is grey, and it’s raining outside. What color is the bus driver’s hair?
Answer – Whatever color your hair is. You are the bus driver.
21) Question – What is always in front of you but can never be seen?
Answer – The future.
22) Question – What are the next three letters in the following sequence? J, F, M, A, M, J, J, A, …
Answer – S, O, N. The sequence of letters is the first letter of the month of the year. September, October, and November are the next in the sequence.
23) Question – The more you take, the more you leave behind. What are they?
Answer – Footsteps.
24) Question – I do not have any special powers, but I can predict the score of any football game before it begins. How can I do this?
Answer – The score before any football game is always 0-0.
25) Question – What’s black, white, and blue?
Answer – A sad zebra.
26) Question – Jimmy’s mother had four children. She named the first Monday. She named the second Tuesday, and she named the third Wednesday. What is the name of the fourth child?
Answer – Jimmy.
27) Question – I turn once, and what is out will not get in. I turn again, what is in will not get out. What am I?
Answer – A key.
28) Question – A plane crashes on the border of the U.S. and Canada. Where do they bury the survivors?
Answer – Survivors are not buried.
29) Question – What is the end of everything?
Answer – The letter ‘g’.
30) Question – Before Mt. Everest was discovered, what was the highest mountain in the world?
Answer – Mt. Everest. It was still the highest in the world. It just had not been discovered yet.
31) Question – I am a word of letters three; add two and fewer there will be. What word am I?
Answer – Few.
32) Question – A family lives in a large tower apartment building, 10 floors high. Every day their son takes the elevator from the family’s apartment on the 10th floor to the ground floor and goes to school. When he returns in the afternoon, he uses the elevator to get to the fifth floor, and then uses the stairs for the remaining five floors. Why?
Answer – Because he cannot read the buttons higher than five.
33) Question – What has to be broken before you can use it?
Answer – An egg.
34) Question – Which is heavier? A pound of feather or a pound of rocks?
Answer – Both weigh a pound.
35) Question – Which jungle animal is hiding ‘inside’ these letters – L P H N?
Answer – An elephant.
36) Question – What is full of holes but can still hold water?
Answer – A sponge.
37) Question – A mouse wants to get in better shape. She’s going to start by climbing the stairs. Starting on the fourth floor, she climbs up five stories, down seven stories, up six stories, down three stories, ends up four stories again. What floor is she on?
Answer – The ninth floor.
Hard brain teasers that will stump you
The following list of brain teasers is more difficult and will require you to dig deeper into your head.
1) Question – A man went into a party and drank some of the punch. He then left early. Everyone at the party who drunk the punch subsequently died of poisoning. Why did the man not die?
Answer – The poison from the punch came from the ice cubes. When the man drank the punch, the ice was fully frozen. Gradually, as the ice cubes melted, the poison was released into the punch.
2) Question – Guess the next three letters in the series GTNTL.
Answer – I, T, S. The complete sequence is the first letter of every word in the sentence.
3) Question – When can you add two to eleven and get one as the correct answer?
Answer – When you add two hours to eleven o’clock, you get one o’clock.
4) Question – A boy is walking down the road with a doctor. While the boy is the doctor’s son, the doctor is not the boy’s father. Then who is the doctor?
Answer – The doctor is the boy’s mother.
5) Question – What makes more as you take them?
Answer – Footsteps.
6) Question – I am the beginning of sorrow and the end of sickness. You cannot express happiness without me yet I am in the midst of crosses. I am always at risk yet never in danger. You may find me in the sun, but I am never out of the darkness.
Answer – The letter ‘s’.
7) Question – How much dirt is there in a hole that is 3 feet deep and 6 inches in diameter?
Answer – None, because a hole contains no dirt.
8) Question – Joseph and Lena are found dead on the floor with some water around. The windows are open and a strong wind draft is blowing the curtains around. How did they die?
Answer – Joseph and Lena were goldfish. The wind tipped their bowl over, hence killing them.
9) Question – A truck is stuck under a bridge and the driver cannot get it out. A man walks by and stops to help. He easily gets the truck unstuck. How did he do it?
Answer – He let the air out of the tires.
10) Question – What has a mouth, but cannot eat; moves, but has no legs; and has a bank, but cannot put money in it?
Answer – River.
11) Question – I have no eyes, no legs, or ears, and I help move the earth. What am I?
Answer – An earthworm.
12) Question – A man wanted to encrypt his password but he needed to do it in a way so that he could remember it. He had to use seven characters consisting of letters and numbers only. In order to remember it, he wrote down, “You force heaven to be empty.” What is his password?
Answer – Try to pronounce the sentence like these characters – u472bmt.
13) Question – It goes in dry, it comes out wet. The longer it is in, the stronger it gets. What is it?
Answer – A tea bag.
14) Question – A man condemned to death has the option of picking one of the mentioned three rooms. The first room is a furnace filled with flames. The second has armed men with loaded guns, while the third has lions starving for years. Which one should the man choose?
Answer – The third one. The lions starving for years would be long dead.
15) Question – What is black when you get it, red when you use it, and white when you are all through with it?
Answer – Charcoal.
16) Question – Arnold Schwarzenegger has a long one. Michael J. Fox has a short one. Madonna does not use hers. Bill Clinton always uses his. The Pope never uses his. What is it?
Answer – Their surname.
17) Question – I come in different shapes and sizes. Parts of me are curved, other parts are straight. You can put me anywhere you like, but there is only one right place for me. What am I?
Answer – A jigsaw puzzle piece.
18) Question – A man wanted to work, but he could not log in to his computer terminal successfully. He tried twice, but still, his password did not work. He suddenly remembered that the passwords are reset every month for security purposes.
So, he called his boss and said, “Hey boss, my password is out of date.” His boss replied, “Yes, that’s right. The password is different. Listen carefully. I am sure, you can figure out the new one. The new one has the same amount of letters as your old password, but only four of the letters are the same.” “Thanks, boss.” With that, the man could correctly log into his station. What are both the new and old passwords?
Answer – The old one was ‘out of date’. The new one is ‘different’.
19) Question – You are in a place called Jack’s World and there is only one law. There is a mirror, but no reflection. There is pizza with cheese, but not the sausage. There is pepper, but not salt. There is a door, yet no entrance or exit. What is the law?
Answer – Everything (each word) in Jack’s World must contain double letters.
20) Question – A man is headed to a mountain along with a lion, a goat, and a basket of vegetables. On the way, he needs to cross a river and the boat can only carry two things at a time. If he takes the vegetables, the lion will eat the goat. If he takes the lion, the goat will eat the vegetables. How does he cross the river?
Answer – On his first trip, he takes the goat with him and leaves the vegetables and the lion behind. On reaching the riverbank, he drops off the goat. On his second trip, he takes the lion and leaves the vegetables behind. He drops the lion and takes the goat along. On his third trip, he drops the goat off and takes the vegetables. After dropping the vegetables on the other trip, he comes back for the goat.
21) Question – If you wrote all of the numbers from 300 to 400 on a piece of paper, how many times would you have written the number 3?
Answer – 120 – 100 threes in the hundreds place + 10 threes in the tens place + 10 threes in the ones place.
22) Question – Your parents have six sons including you and each son has one sister. How many people are there in the family?
Answer – Nine. Two parents, six sons, and one daughter.
23) Question – Without it, I am dead. If I am not, then I am behind. What am I?
Answer – Ahead.
24) Question – What 5 letter word becomes shorter when you add two letters to it?
Answer – Short.
25) Question – What number comes next in the following sequence. 2, 4, 8, 10, 20, _
Answer – 22 – the sequence alternates between +2 and *2.
26) Question – Find a number less than 100 that is increased by one-fifth of its value when its digits are reversed.
Answer – 45.
27) Question – Can you think of a common word that contains double C, double S, and double L? Can you think of a second one?
Answer – Unsuccessfully.
28) Question – A bat and a ball cost $1.10. The bat costs one dollar more than the ball. How much does the ball cost?
Answer – The ball costs 5 cents.
29) Question – In British Columbia, you cannot take a picture of a man with a wooden leg. Why not?
Answer – You cannot take a picture with a wooden leg. You need a camera.
30) Question – What letter comes next in the following sequence? D, R, M, F, S, L, T, _?
Answer – D – each letter represents one note in the musical scale: Do, Re, Mi, Fa, So, La, Ti, Do.
31) Question – How many times can you subtract the number two from the number fifty?
Answer – Once. After that, you would be subtracting from 48.
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Brain teasers for adults
The following list contains challenging brain teasers for adults.
1) Question – When young, I am sweet in the sun. When middle-aged, I make you gay. When old, I am valued more than ever.
Answer – Wine.
2) Question – A sundial has the fewest moving parts of any timepiece. Which has the most?
Answer – An hourglass, since it has thousands of grains of sand.
3) Question – A lift is on the ground floor. There are four people in my life including me. When the lift reaches the first floor, one person gets out and three people get in. The lift goes up to the second floor, 2 people get out and 6 people get in. It then goes up to the next floor up, no one gets out but 12 people get in. Halfway up to the next floor up, the lift cable snaps, it crashes to the floor. Everyone else dies in the lift. How did I survive?
Answer – I got out on the second floor.
4) Question – A man was walking in the rain. He was in the middle of nowhere. He had nothing and nowhere to hide. He came home all wet, but not a single hair on his head was wet. Why is that?
Answer – He was bald.
5) Question – There is a fishing trawler, with a ladder in it leaning against a wall at the harbor. There are five oars and two fishing nets in the trawler. The distance between two consecutive steps on the ladder is 1metre. If waves lashing against the wall rise a half meter in every half hour, in how much time will six steps of the ladder get under the waves?
Answer – The trawler rises with the waves, so no steps will go underwater.
6) Question – Fourteen of the kids in the class are girls. Eight of the kids wear blue shirts. Two of the kids are neither girls or wear blue shirts. If five of the kids are girls who wear blue shirts. How many kids are in the class?
Answer – Nineteen.
7) Question – A man walks into a restaurant and the waiter says, “Good day, Admiral.” Why did the waiter call the man an Admiral?
Answer – Because he was wearing his uniform.
8) Question – The person who makes it has no need for it. The person who purchases it does not use it. The person who does use it does not know he or she is. What is it?
Answer – A coffin.
9) Question – Your dad tells you that he will pay you $6.00 an hour for the 6 seconds that you take to wash your hands before dinner. How much did you make for washing your hands?
Answer – 1 cent.
10) Question – What has cities, but no houses; forests, but no trees; and water, but no fish?
Answer – A map.
11) Question – I have no voice yet I speak to you. I tell of all things in the world that people do. I have leaves but I am not a tree. I have pages, but I am not a bride. I have a spine, but I am not a man. I have hinges, but I am not a door. I have told you all. I cannot tell you more. What am I?
Answer – A book.
12) Question – If I’m holding a bee, what do I have in my eye?
Answer – Beauty – beauty is in the eyes of the beholder.
13) Question – What words are pronounced differently by merely capitalizing the first letter?
Answer – There are several. Example – job; Job.
14) Question – How can 8+8 = 4?
Answer – When you think in terms of time. 8 a.m. + 8 hours = 4 p.m.
15) Question – You are in a room that has three switches and a closed door. The switches control three light bulbs on the other side of the door. Once you open the door, you may never touch the switches again. How can you definitively tell which switch is connected to each of the light bulbs? Answer – Turn on the first two switches. Leave them on for 5 minutes. Once the 5 minutes have passed, turn off the second switch and leave one switch on. Now go through the door. The light that is still on is connected to the first switch. Whichever of the other two is warn to the touch is connected to the second switch. The bulb that is cold is connected to the switch that was never turned on.
16) Question – The water level in a reservoir is low, but double every day. It takes 60 days to fill the reservoir. How long does it take for the reservoir to become half full?
Answer – 59 days.
17) Question – A man is looking at a photograph of someone. His friends ask who it is. The man replies, “Brothers and sisters, I have none. But that man’s father is my father’s son.” Who was in the photograph?
Answer – His son.
18) Question – What is 3/7 chicken; 2/3 cat; and 2/4 goat?
Answer – Chicago.
19) Question – I left my campsite and hiked south for 3 miles. Then I turned east and hiked for 3 miles. Then, I turned north and hiked for 3 miles, at which time I came upon a bear inside my tent eating my food! What color was the bear?
Answer – White. The only place you can hike 3 miles south, then east for 3 miles, then north for 3 miles, and end up back at your starting point is the North Pole. There are only polar bears in the North Pole.
20) Question – A red house is made from red bricks. A blue house is made from blue bricks. A yellow house is made from yellow bricks. What is a greenhouse made from
Answer – Glass.
21) Question – Cannibals in the jungle capture three men. The men are given one chance to escape with their lives. The men are lined up and bound to stakes such that one man can see the backs of the other two, the middle man can see the back of the frontman, and the frontman cannot see anybody. The men are shown five hats, three of which are black and two of which are white.
Then the men are blindfolded, and one of the five hats is placed on each man’s head. The remaining two hats are hidden away. The blindfolds are removed. The men are told that if just one of the men can guess what hat he is wearing, they may all go free. Time passes, Finally, the frontman, who cannot see anyone, correctly guesses the color of his hat. What color was it, and did he guess it correctly?
Answer – The back man can see the hats worn by the two men in front of him. So, if both those hats were white, he would know that the hat he wore was black. However, since he does not answer, he must see at least one black hat ahead of him. After it becomes apparent to the middle man that the back man cannot figure out what he is wearing, he knows that there is at least one black hat worn by himself and the frontman. Knowing this, if the middle man saw a white hat in front of him, he would know that his own hat was black, and could answer the question. But, since he does not answer, he must see a black hat on the frontman. After it becomes apparent to the frontman that neither of the men behind him can answer the question, he realizes the middle man saw a black hat in front of him. So he says, correctly, “My hat is black.”
22) Question – Why is the letter ‘F’ like death?
Answer – Because without it life is a lie.
23) Question – Crime scene: A large wooden box was built with one door. The door was locked from the inside and then nailed shut from the inside. The police break into the room. In the middle of the room, there is a dead man hanging from the ceiling, with his shoes 3 feet off the ground. The only other thing in the room is a hammer lying in a puddle of water. Can you explain what happened?
Answer – He committed suicide by hanging himself when the ice melted.
24) Question – A man describes his daughter, saying, “They are all blonde, but two; all brunette, but two; and all redhead, but two.” How many daughters does he have?
Answer – Three. A blonde, a brunette, and a redhead.
25) Question – A man is on a game show. He is presented with two doors, one on the left, and one on the right. Behind one is 2 million dollars, and behind the other is a donkey. Choose the correct door to win the prize. There are also two men in front of the doors, and they know which door leads to the millions. One wears a black hat, and the other wears a white hat.
The host explains that one of the men is a liar, and will always lie, and the other man will always tell the truth – but you do not know which is which. You can ask only one of the men only one question. What is the question, and which man do you ask to ensure you win the money?
Answer – You ask either man the following question, “If I asked the other guy which door has the money, what would he say?” and then choose the opposite door. If you ask the question to the liar, he will lie about the ‘correct answer, so you must choose the opposite door. If you ask the truth-teller, he will tell the truth about the lie, so you can choose the opposite door as well.
26) Question – There is a word in the English language in which the first two letters signify a male, the first three letters signify a female, the first four signify a great man, and the whole word signifies a great woman. What is that word?
Answer – Heroine.
27) Question – You are in a cookie factory and need to make a huge batch of chocolate chip cookies. The recipe calls for exactly 4 cups of sugar. Problem is that you have two buckets. One bucket holds 5 cups and the other 3 cups. Using these buckets, how can you measure exactly 4 cups of sugar?
Answer – Fill the 3 cup bucket and pour it into the 5 cup bucket. Fill the 3 cup bucket again, and pour it into the 5 cup bucket until the 5 cup bucket is full. That will leave exactly 1 cup of sugar in the 3 cup bucket. Dump out the 5 cup bucket, and dump the 1 cup from the 3 cup bucket into the empty 5 bucket cup. This leaves 1 cup in the 5 cup bucket. Now fill the 3 cup bucket again and add it to the 5 cup bucket. Now you have exactly 4 cups of sugar in the 5 cup bucket.
There is another solution to this problem. Fill the 5 cup bucket. Pour it into the 3 cup bucket. This leaves 2 cups in the 5 cup bucket. Dump out the 3 cup bucket. Now pour the 2 cups from the 5 cup bucket into the 3 cup bucket. Refill the 5 cups. Now pour the 5 cup bucket into the 3 cup bucket until the 3 cup bucket is full. That will leave exactly 4 cups in the 5 cup bucket.
28) Question – What is the next in the sequence of numbers – 1, 11, 21, 1211, 111221, 312211, _?
Answer – 13112221. Each sequence of numbers is a verbal representation of the sequence before it.
29) Question – You have a 3-gallon jug and a 5-gallon jug. You need to measure out exactly 7 gallons of water. How can you do it?
Answer – Fill the 5-gallon jug, pour it into the 3-gallon jug until the 3-gallon jug is full, leaving 2 gallons in the 5-gallon jug. Now pour the 3-gallon jug out. Pour the remaining 2 gallons from the 5 gallons into the empty 3-gallon jug. Now fill the 5 gallons from the faucet. You now have exactly 7 gallons.
30) Question – During which month do people sleep the least?
Answer – February.
31) Question – A man is the owner of a winery who recently passed away. In his will, he left 21 barrels – seven of which are filled with wine, seven of which are half full, and seven of which are empty – to his three sons. However, the wine and barrels must be split, so that each son has the same number of full barrels, the same number of half-full barrels, and the same number of empty barrels. Note that there are no measuring devices handy. How can the barrels and wine be equally divided?
Answer – Two half-full barrels are dumped into one of the empty barrels. Two more half-full barrels are dumped into another one of the empty barrels. This results in nine full barrels, three half-full barrels, and nine empty barrels. Each son gets three full barrels, one half-full barrel, and three empty barrels.
32) Question – In my hands, I have two coins that are newly minted. Together, they total 30 cents. One isn’t a nickel. What are the coins?
Answer – A quarter and a nickel.
33) Question – An Arab sheik is old and must will his fortune to one of his two sons. He makes a proposition. His two sons will ride their camels in a race, and whichever camel crosses the finish line LAST will win the fortune for its owner. During the race, the two brothers wander aimlessly for days, neither willing to cross the finish line. In desperation, they ask a wise man for advice. He tells them something; then the brothers leap onto the camels and charge towards the finish line. What did the wise man say?
Answer – The rules of the camel race were that the owner of the camel that crosses the finish line last wins the fortune. The wise man simply told them to switch camels.
34) Question – Which three letters can frighten even a thief away.
Answer – ICU.
Use these fun brain teasers to get people thinking. They can be used as a party icebreaker and spark interesting conversations. Use the questions of different levels aptly. Put your thinking hats on!
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