If you’re looking for a reason to think harder than you do on most days, these 6 logic riddles might be just the ticket!
#6. All of the cats.
#5. A bit of math.
#4. The apartment-house mouse.
#3. Seven dwarves are seven brothers.
#2. A race of snails.
#1. The only daughter.
Continue reading when you’re ready to check your answers!
#6. If 5 cats can catch 5 mice in 5 minutes, how many cats do you need to catch 100 mice in 100 minutes?
#5. If I went halfway to a town 60 km away at the speed of 30 km/hour, how fast do I have to go the rest of the way to have an average speed of 60 km/hour over the entire trip?
#4. Paula, the apartment-house mouse, is trying to get in shape. She wants to do this by climbing stairs, so she starts on the 4th floor, climbs up 5 stories, down 7, up 6, down 3, and up 4 again.
What floor is she on now?
#3. Once upon a time there were 7 dwarfs who were all brothers, all born 2 years apart. The youngest dwarf is 7 years old.
How old is his oldest brother?
#2. Four snails — Toby, Pete, Lori, and Elvira, compete in a race., Lori finished four hours ahead of Elvira. Pete crawled across the finish line eight hours before Toby. Toby needed six hours longer to finish the course than Lori did.
What order did they finish in?
#1. Pointing to a man, a woman said, “His mother is the only daughter of my mother.” How is the woman related to the man?
Thanks for playing along!