Riddles – January 2020


Riddle: Truck Stop


A truck is stuck under a bridge and the driver cannot get it out. A man walks by and stops to help. He easily gets the truck unstuck. How did he do it?

Last Month’s Riddle: Flower Garden

Karen planted sunflower seeds in her  back garden. Every day, the number of flowers doubles. If it takes 52 days for the flowers to fill the garden, how many days would it take for them to fill half the garden?

Solution: Answer: It would take 51 days. If the number of flowers doubles every day, half the garden would be full the day before, on the 51st day.

Solved by: Yaakov Beyda, H. Soleimani, Elimelech Heller, The Blum Family, Sesar Faham, Murad Faham, Blimi Yoffe, Esther Gadeh, Belle Gadeh, Ikey Gadeh,  Rena Wahba, Yosef Wahba, and Ness Vachnine.

Junior Riddle: Bat and Ball


A bat and a ball cost $1.10. The bat costs one dollar more than the ball. How much does the ball cost?

 Last month’s Junior Riddle: What’s In A Name?

Billy’s mother had 5 children. The first was named Lala, the second was named Lele, the third was named Lili, and the fourth was named Lolo. What was the fifth child named?

Solution: Billy!

Solved by: Yaakov Beyda, E. Lousky, Mike Sutton, Fay Chesir, Teddy Mamrout, Haim S., Elimelech Heller, David Yazdi, The Blum Family, Rosie Husney, Blimi Yoffe, Channah Warren, Claudia Harary, Esther Gadeh, Belle Gadeh, Ikey Gadeh, Lauren Batesh, Amy Batesh, Reuvain Schnurmann, Belle S., Wendy Levy, Diana Azrak, Naomi Shalom, Claudine and Jacob Soffer, Merlene Esses, Miriam Harary, Ness Vachnine, Ikey Greenstein, Isaac Salama, and Jack Abadi.