Logic is a hard thing to pin down, but you’re going to need to harness yours to solve these 6 tough riddles today!
#6. Truth or Lie?
#5. What’s the change?
#4. Mother’s Day.
#3. Sibling rivalry.
#2. Cookie problems.
#1. Two candles.
Continue reading for the answers!
#6. If I say, “Everything I tell you is a lie,” am I telling you the truth or a lie?
#5. An engineer goes to a bank with a $200 check and says, “Give me some one-dollar bills, ten times as many twos and the balance in fives!” What will the cashier do?
#4. Mother’s Day is always the second Sunday in May. What is the earliest possible date for this holiday? The latest possible date?
#3. Peter says to his sister Bitsy, “Because I’m twice as old as you, I’m twice as smart, too.” His sister responds, “Yes, but in five years I’ll be twice as old as I am now, and you won’t.” Peter is dumbfounded, and he stops to calculate how old he and his sister will be in five years.
Do you know the answer?
#2.There are 10 butter cookies and 10 chocolate cookies. Tom sneaks over to the cookie jar in the middle of the night and tries to figure out:
1. How many cookies do I need to take out of the jar if I want to make sure to get at least 2 of each kind?
2. How many cookies do I need to take out of the jar if I want to make sure to get at least 2 butter cookies?
#1. A man lights two candles of equal length, but one candle is thicker than the other. The thick candle is designed to last 6 hours while the thin candle is designed to last 3 hours.
At the end of his dinner, the thick candle is twice as long as the thin candle.
How long did the dinner last?
Thanks for playing along!