Riddles – August 2023


Riddle:  School Library

Submitted by: Karen M.

You and a group of your friends are in the school library. One friend says there is a $100 dollar bill hidden between pages 25 and 26 of one of the books on the top shelf of the library. But you decide not to go and look for it. Why?


Last Month’s Riddle: Pet Peeve


A pet shop owner had a parrot with a sign on its cage that said, “Parrot repeats everything it hears.” Davey bought the parrot and for two weeks he spoke to it and it didn’t say a word. He returned the parrot but the shopkeeper said he never lied about the parrot. How can this be?


Solution: The parrot was deaf!


Solved by: Madeline Gabbai, The Blum Family, Morris Kabani, Solly Kabani, Bella S., Mordechai Sabbagh, David Dweck, Marielle Dushey, The Big Cheese, and Mayer Chemtob.



Junior Riddle:  A Royal Mystery

Submitted by: Carl D. .

Inside a huge palace on a desert island there were a king, queen, and twins – but no people. How can that be?  


Last Month’s Junior Riddle Strange Subtraction


How can you take 2 from 5 and be left with 4?


Solution: F  I V  E – Remove the 2 letters F and E from five and you are left with IV – which is the Roman numeral for four!


Solved by: The Blum Family, Morris Kabani, Bella S., The Shmulster, Solly Kabani, Mayer Chemtob, Rachel Esses, Rafi Shabtai, Alyce Bailey, and Big Mike.