These puzzles appear impossible to solve, but appearances may be deceiving! Just set your brain on an intellectual quest, apply a little logic here and a bit of math there to see how resourceful you actually are! And if some of the puzzles seem too mind-boggling, don’t worry – you can always sneak a peek into the answers!
Picture yourself with two ropes and a lighter in your hands. It takes each rope exactly one hour to burn from one end to the other, besides, the speed of burning is not uniform throughout the whole hour. How can you measure exactly 45 minutes with the help of this tricky equipment?
There’s an empty bottle on the table. You put a coin into the bottle and close it with a cork. Now you have to remove the coin without uncorking or breaking the bottle. How will you do it?
You received a very strange windfall: it consists of 100 pots, each with 100 coins inside, but only one of them contains real gold coins. A plain metal coin weighs 1 ounce, and a gold coin is o.o1 ounce heavier. How can you find the pot of gold, if the only equipment you have is a scale, which is already on its last legs and can only be used once?
You bought 7 apple saplings. How can you plant them in your garden to make six straight rows of three trees each?
Liam, Michael and Jacob were brought to the police station and questioned in connection with a bank robbery. They all gave different statements, but only one of the three is to blame. Liam said he was innocent. Michael insisted on being innocent as well. And Jacob blamed everything on Michael. However, only one of the men told the truth. The question is: Who had robbed the bank, then?
And now that your brain has warmed up, let’s solve a few challenging puzzles and test if your logical thinking has already pushed on to the next level!Answer more questions