Brain teasers (May 2017)

1. A boy has as many sisters as brothers but each sister has only half as many sisters as brothers. How many brothers and sisters are there in the family?
2. ‘I have ten or more daughters’, ‘I have less than ten daughters’, ‘I have at least one daughter’. If only one of these statements is true, how many daughters do I have?
3. I have streets but no sidewalks. I have towns but no houses. I have mountains but am all the same height. I have rivers and oceans but am completely dry. What am I?

Brain teasers (March 2017)

1. I can be seen once in a minute, twice in a moment but never in a thousand years. What am I?
2. I’m found somewhere between the ground and the sky, I am always far in the distance, moving further away if you try to come closer. What am I?

Brain teasers (February 2017)

If someone steals $100 from your till, then uses that money to purchase a $70 product in your store, for which you give them $30 change.
How much have they stolen from you?

Brain teasers (October 2016)

1. What building has the most number of stories?
2. What’s full of holes but still holds water?
3. I am an odd number; take away an alphabet and I am even. What number am I?
4. Two coins add up to 30c, one of them is not a 10c coin. Which coins are they?

Brain teasers (September 2016)

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, where is the white house?

Brain teasers (August 2016)

You need to cross a bridge, you have a fox, a chicken and a bag of grain. The fox and the chicken cannot be left alone together or the fox will eat the chicken. The chicken cannot be left alone with the grain or else it will eat the grain. You can only take one thing at a time. How do you get everything safely to the other side of the bridge?