The genre of crime and mystery is immensely popular — and for good reason! Aside from their fast pace and interesting characters, what people love most is trying to solve the puzzle.
Take, for example, the Sherlock Holmes stories. In every adaptation of the detective, the audience is trying to use the clues to guess the ending. And when they get it right, it’s beyond satisfying.
It’s like we have an inner Sherlock Holmes who can determine answers from tiny details, and this spirit arises with brain teasers as well. The goal is the same: Can you guess the true answer?
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#1 A new one every month
No matter how little or how much you use me, you change me every month. What am I?
#2 Whole or nothing
On my side, I am everything. Cut me in half and I am nothing. What am I?
#3 What time is it?
Of all the time-measuring mechanisms, the sundial has the fewest moving parts. Which one has the most?
#4 The other side of the river
A man calls his dog from the other side of the river. The dog obediently crosses the river. The dog didn’t use a boat or a bridge but his fur remained dry. How is this possible?
#5 Who’s in the photo?
A man examines a photograph of another person. He’s asked who’s in the photo. The man responds, “Brothers and sisters, I have not. But that man’s father is my father’s son.” Who is in the photo?
#1 Answer: A calendar.
#2 Answer: The number 8
#3 Answer: An hourglass
#4 Answer: The river was frozen.
#5 Answer: His son