Riddles – October 2021


Riddle: Three Doors


You’re escaping a maze, and there are three doors in front of you. The door on the left leads to a pit of lava. The door in the center leads to a room filled with deadly gas. The door on the right leads to a lion that hasn’t eaten in three months. Which door do you choose?

Last Month’s Riddle: Coin Trick

Put a coin into an empty bottle and insert a cork into the neck. How can you remove the coin without removing the cork or breaking the bottle?

Solution: Push the cork down into the bottle. Then shake the coin out.

Junior Riddle: Making Cents


In my hand, I have two coins that are newly minted. Together, they total 30 cents. One isn’t a nickel. What are the coins?

Last Month’s Junior Riddle: Four-Way Stop

Four cars come to a four-way stop, all coming from a different direction. They can’t decide who got there first, so they all go forward at the same time. They do not crash into each other, but all four cars go. How is this possible?

Solution: They all made right-hand turns.