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6 Crafty Riddles to Shake up Your Brain

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If you love riddles – or you’re just hitting that afternoon lull with a desperate need to wake up your brain for the rest of the workday – you’re going to love these 6 brain teasers!

#1. What is missing in the picture below?

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#1. What is missing in the picture below?

Answer: Chivalry.

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#2. A man shoots his wife, then puts her under water. Lastly, he hangs her before taking her out to dinner. How?

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#2. A man shoots his wife, then puts her under water. Lastly, he hangs her before taking her out to dinner. How?

Answer: The man is an (old school) photographer.

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#3. This map points in the direction of a treasure. Which way should you go?

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#3. This map points in the direction of a treasure. Which way should you go?

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Answer: Flip it upside down.

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#4. There are 3 ways to solve this equation by moving only 1 matchstick. You may not break the matchstick.

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#4. There are 3 ways to solve this equation by moving only 1 matchstick. You may not break the matchstick.

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Answer:

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#5. This bridge is 20 km long and supports a max weight of 2000 kg. A car that weighs exactly 2000 kg starts crossing the bridge, when halfway across, a bird weighing 200 g lands atop it. Will the bridge collapse?

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#5. This bridge is 20 km long and supports a max weight of 2000 kg. A car that weighs exactly 2000 kg starts crossing the bridge, when halfway across, a bird weighing 200 g lands atop it. Will the bridge collapse?

Answer: No, because the car would have used at least 200 g of fuel by passing 10 km of the bridge.

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#6. Rob and his brother were separated as children. Rob knows his brother’s name but not what he looks like, and when he arrives at his brother’s home address, he finds a businessman, a soccer player, and a police officer inside. He (and we!) can easily identify the man who is his brother. How?

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#6. Rob and his brother were separated as children. Rob knows his brother’s name but not what he looks like, and when he arrives at his brother’s home address, he finds a businessman, a soccer player, and a police officer inside. He (and we!) can easily identify the man who is his brother. How?

Answer: Both police officers and soccer players have their names displayed on their uniforms.

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