Four men are trying to cross a small bridge. They can each individually cross it in 1 2 5 and 10 minutes respectively. To cross they must carry a lantern to light the way and at most two can cross at the same time (when two people cross it takes the longer time for both of them). Can they all get across in 17 minutes? (Remember they have to bring the lantern back for the other people to use!)
What 7 letter word becomes longer when the third letter is removed?
Loud Loud Loud
Sometimes I am loud and viewed with distaste. Poke out my eye then I'm on the front of your face. What word am I?
You can do it in vessels for getting you clean. You can do it to fabric to stop being seen. You are doing it when you've come up short. You've done it too when you've equalled in sport. This may sound like there should be images but thenYou can do all those things without pencil or pen. What is the word?
Next 3 letters
What is the next 3 letters in this riddle? o t t f f s s _ _ _
I know a word of letters three
", I know a word of letters three add two and fewer there will be?"
Center of Gravity
I am the center of gravity hold a capital situation in Vienna and as I am foremost in every victory am allowed by all to be invaluable. Though I am invisible I am clearly seen in the midst of a river. I could name three who are in love with me and have three associates in vice. It is vain that you seek me for I have long been in heaven yet even now lie embalmed in the grave. What am I?
Six Then Twelve
I am six letters. When you take one away I am twelve. What am I?
A pregnant lady named her children: Dominique Regis Michelle Fawn Sophie and Lara. What will she name her next child? Jessica Katie Abby or Tilly?
Can you complete this sentence using words which are anagrams of each other? 'At the school recently only the students could solve the equation.'
Rearrange the following letters to make just one word. STOODUWERNJ
Sequences of Time
Something very extraordinary happened on the 6th of May 1978 at 12:34 a.m.What was it?
What word contains all of the twenty six letters?
Which word is the odd one out:First Second Third Forth Fifth Sixth Seventh Eighth
You live in a one story house made "entirely of redwood". What color would the stairs be?"
Land of What?
There's a land where there's mummies and daddies but no babies. Books but no libraries. Mirrors but no reflections. Kittens but no cats. Cattle but no cows. Lollipops but no candy and trees but no forests. It's the land of what?
This is an unusual paragraph. I'm curious how quickly you can find out what is so unusual about it? It looks so plain you would think nothing was wrong with it! In fact, nothing is wrong with it! It is unusual though. Study it, and think about it, but you still may not find anything odd. But if you work at it a bit, you might find out! Try to do so without any coaching!
Not a Raincoat
What kind of coat can be put on only when wet?
Five hundred begins it five hundred ends it Five in the middle is seen; First of all figures the first of all letters Take up their stations between. Join all together and then you will bring Before you the name of an eminent king
The word 'FACETIOUSLY' contains the six vowels
The word 'FACETIOUSLY' contains the six vowels, A-E-I-O-U and Y, in their alphabetical order. Can you find another English word that does the same?