Short Riddles and Answers


Question: A man built his house above a river between two trees. He attaches his house to the middle of the two tree's trunks. He does this because the river rises by 2 inches each years, but the trees grow 1 inch each year. If his house is 4 inches above the river how long will it take for water to hit his house?

Question: A man lived on the 12th floor of a building it was a nice building anyway when he goes to work he gets in the elevator and goes to the bottom floor. When he comes back he goes to the 7th floor and walks the rest. But when there is someone else in the elevator he goes to the 12th and when it is raining why.

Question: A man named Tom goes to a party. Him and three guests go into a back room to play some games. A few hours later the four of them are discovered dead. One was beaten with a shovel, another had a drill bit in his head, and the other had been clubbed to death. Tom has no marks on his body.

How did he die?

Triple Chests (medium)

Question: There are 3 chests, labelled food, beds and food and beds.True enough, one chest contains only food, one chest contains only beds and one chest contains both. You are warned that the chests' labels may be lying collectively, or not at all. How can you tell which chest contains what by just opening one of them?

Question: this is a 6 digit number. this number has two decimal places. there are no tenths or tens in this number. the tenths digit plus the hundredth digit equals 6. if you divide the thousands digit by 2 the answer is 2. the hundreds digit is the same as today's date. the units digit is half the hundredths unit.