# 15 Difficult Riddles With Answers That Keep Your Mind Alive | MindYourLogic Riddles

Hey riddle lovers! Today's blog is all about difficult riddles with answers that are a bit tough. These difficult riddles  might be a bit challenging, but trust me, they're a fun ride.  Let's team up, tackle these mind-bending difficult riddles with answers, and solve them together! Ready to take on the challenge? Let's dive in and unravel these difficult riddles with answers! 🌟🧩

1.If eleven plus two equals one, what does nine plus five equal.

Answer: 11 o'clock plus 2 hours = 1 o'clock 9 o'clock plus 5 hours = 2 o'clock.

2.Which of the following words don't belong in the group and why? CORSET, COSTER, SECTOR, ESCORT, COURT.

Answer: Courts. All of the others are anagrams of each other.

3.Lily is a lilypad in a small pond. Lilly doubles her size each day, On the 20th day she covers the whole pond. On what day was Lily half the size of the pond.

Answer: Day 19, it's not 10 because on day 20 she doubled from day 19, so 19 must be half the size of the pond.

4.The ages of a father and son add up to 66. The father's age is the son's age reversed. How old could they be? (3 possible solutions).

Answer: 51 and 15. 42 and 24. 60 and 06.

5.There are two sisters; one gives birth to the other, who in turn gives birth to the first. Who are they?

Answer: Day and night. Both words that are both feminine in the Greek language.

6.Which word is the odd one out: Seventy, Brawl, Clover, Proper, Carrot, Swing, Change, Travel, Sacred, Stone?

Answer: Carrot. When the first and last letters are removed from the other words, they still spell another word.

7.What goes on four legs in the morning, two legs in the afternoon, and three legs in the evening.

Answer: Man, who crawls as a baby, walks on two legs as an adult, and uses a walking stick in his twilight years.

8.What is the next number in the sequence? 2, 3, 5, 9, 17, _?

Answer: 33. The pattern:  Double the previous number and subtract 1.

9.Six glasses are in a row. The first three are filled with milk, and the last three are empty. By moving only one glass, can you arrange them so that the full and the empty glasses alternate?

Answer: Pick up the second glass and pour the milk into the fifth glass and then put it back in the second position.

10.Find an English word which is singular, add an "s" and it becomes plural, and add another "s" it becomes singular again. What is it?

Answer: There are actually 3 correct answers: Caress. Princess. Brass.

11.Completely round, they are very white. After a full meal and a refreshing bath, they lie down together. What are they?

Answer: A stack of white ceramic bowls.

12.A man is in a room and the door is locked so he can't get out. He has with him a piano, a calendar, and a bed. How does he eat, drink, and get out?

Answer: He uses the dates from the calendar to eat, the springs from the bed to drink and the keys from the piano to get out.

13.A man runs along a hall with a piece of paper. When the lights flicker, he drops to his knees and begins to cry. Why?

Answer: He is running to deliver a pardon, and the flickering lights indicate the convict to be pardoned has just been electrocuted.

14.Three-fourths of a cross, and a circle complete, An upright where two semicircles meet, A rectangle triangle standing on feet, Two semicircles, and a circle complete. What is it?

Answer: The word Tobacco.

15.What is the difference between a school boy studying and a farmer watching his cattle?

Answer: One is stocking his mind, while the other is minding his stock.

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