Riddles – October 2020



Which is the odd word out in each of these sets of five words? Four of the words all have something in common that the fifth one doesn’t.
1. Elephant, Rabbit, Mouse, Turtle, Dog
2. Red, Yellow, Orange, Violet, Indigo
3. Six, Nine, Twelve, Twenty, Thirty
4. Gym, Myth, Rhythm, Cry, Oxygen

Last Month’s Riddle: Bike Repair
If four people can repair four bicycles in four hours, how many bicycles can eight people repair in eight hours?

SOLUTION: 16 bicycles.
Solved by: Kiko, Joseph Betesh, Yitzchak Saieda, Haim S., Joshua H., The Shmulster, and Big Mike.


JUNIOR RIDDLE: Coin Challenge

In the United States, there are four coins that people use on a regular basis: the penny (1 cent), the nickel (5 cents), the dime (ten cents) and the quarter (25 cents). Assuming you have as many of each of these coins as you need, what is the minimum number of coins you need to make up a total of 88 cents?

Last Month’s Junior Riddle: Family Outing
Two mothers and two daughters went out to eat. Everyone ate one burger, yet only three burgers were eaten in all. How is this possible?

SOLUTION: They were a grandmother, mother, and daughter.

Solved by: Haim S., The Dweck Family, Ruth M., The Shmulster, and Big Mike.