24 Difficult Puzzles And Questions That Most People Cannot Answer

24 Difficult Puzzles And Questions That Most People Cannot Answer

Do you ever merely sit around and feel like you need to train your mind a little?


Maybe your job gets you exhausted, but your mind isn’t tired.


Try to answer the following tricky questions to see how smart you are!


Well, you've come to the right place. Training your mind should be taken seriously. It can improve you and your health, in the long run; therefore, from time to time, it’s beneficial to take a break from social media and turn to a good set of interesting, brain-busting questions. Here are 24 intriguing riddles which will make you itch your head and perhaps even research the answer. Therefore, get your thinking caps on and try to solve this puzzles! We provide you with the answers but makes sure you try answering them yourself first.


1. Here’s the first question, to test your knowledge on airplanes: According to IATA (International Air Transport Association), two passengers should not sit together in the same row in an airplane. Who are they? Take some time to think about it... Ready for the answer?


24 Difficult Puzzles And Questions That Most People Cannot Answer

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Of course, it’s cats and dogs! I mean, that's a pretty difficult question, but at the same time, it’s also common sense, right?


2. Moving on from planes to buses, here's the next puzzle to warm up your mind. A group of women goes onto a local bus. The bus is not full at all, but they still go and sit at the back. Why?


24 Difficult Puzzles And Questions That Most People Cannot Answer

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That one is not that obvious, but you might know that in Iran small children and all women have to sit at the back of the bus. That's a hard question that makes you itch your head!


3. You don't need to have any historical knowledge to answer this question. Just use your common sense! In 1445, the church bells in Moscow began to ring at the same time on their own. People thought that they were facing an apocalypse. The same weird thing happened in 1091 in Kiev and in 1802 in Moscow. Which do you believe was the reason for this ‘doomsday’? Think logically.


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East News


Alright, are you ready for the answer to this question? The answer is: it was an earthquake!


4. Okay, that's a pretty difficult question but if you take a deep breath, turn off your mobile and focus, then you'll certainly figure it out. Are you ready for it? So, what's easy to get into but hard to get out of? Take your time, because the answer is easier than you'd believe.


24 Difficult Puzzles And Questions That Most People Cannot Answer

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Alright, here's the answer: trouble. Some of you may be thinking “How didn’t I think of that?”


5. The next tricky question is one more example of a simple and relatively obvious answer. Unfortunately, you'll understand that only once you know the answer. Think logically, and you'll find it fairly quickly. What flies with no wings and cries with no eyes? Is it a bug? A plant? No. Keep thinking.


24 Difficult Puzzles And Questions That Most People Cannot Answer

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Alright, here is the answer. It’s a cloud!


6. If you are the one in your friend group to know all the random facts, then I’m over 99% sure that you’ll find the answer to this question. Back in the day, tail docking used to be pretty popular in Europe, no matter what the dog breed was. Why? If you don't have the slightest idea, take a guess. Well...


24 Difficult Puzzles And Questions That Most People Cannot Answer

PetSmart


It was because back in that day, dog owners used to be taxed based on their dogs’ length of the tails. The less of a tail, the less they had to pay!


7. Take a look at this picture. Here are 6 cups in front of you. 3 out of the 6 are filled up. By touching only one glass, how can you make them all alternate between full and empty? The photo is meant to help you, or merely make things even more confusing. However, the answer is not as complicated as you might think. Ready for the answer?


24 Difficult Puzzles And Questions That Most People Cannot Answer

engineering.com


You need to pour the juice from the second glass into the fifth one. Visualizing it will help you understand it a bit better!


8. Since the holidays just recently passed, why not ask a tricky question around that. Every year around New Year’s Eve, Iceland manages to set a record of selling out this particular product. What product would this be? If you don’t know the answer, you should definitely take a guess. Think about what would be popular in Iceland…or what people would need there. Alright, ready for the answer?


24 Difficult Puzzles And Questions That Most People Cannot Answer

IceNews


Fireworks. Apparently, according to Icelandic law, everyone can get themselves fireworks during the holiday season…specifically New Year’s Eve.


9. A 10-foot rope ladder hangs over the side of a boat; its bottom rug is on the water's surface. The rungs are around one foot apart. The tide reaches the rate of 6 inches per hour. The question is: How long will it be until the three rungs are covered? Perhaps that's one of the hardest questions asked so far. Take a minute to think about it. The answer is easier than you'd think.


24 Difficult Puzzles And Questions That Most People Cannot Answer

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The correct answer is never, as the boat rises as the tide goes up!


10. Sometimes, you invest so much in figuring out a puzzle that you don’t realize that the answer is far more obvious than you could ever imagine. However, that’s completely normal. Here is an example of that: One man dressed in all black is walking down a country lane. All of a sudden, a large black car that isn't having its lights on, is coming around the corner, screeching to a complete stop. How could the car's driver know the man was there?


24 Difficult Puzzles And Questions That Most People Cannot Answer

Mens Health


Well guys, it was simply daytime!


11. A truck driver is going on a one-way street the wrong way, and he is passing at least ten cops. So, why is he not caught? That's considered to be a tricky question, but common sense is again involved. Once you have the answer, you will be shocked that you did not get it beforehand!


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Trucks.com


The answer is that the man wasn’t even driving! He was merely walking on the sidewalk. Obvious, but not so obvious.


12. Back to some difficult questions on random facts! These are not always easy to guess, but once you do guess them correctly, it is pretty satisfying. A river in Oregon, US, was in the Guinness World Records as being the shortest river in the world at 440 feet (130m). The river's name starts with a “D” and is considered to be the shortest river name as well.


24 Difficult Puzzles And Questions That Most People Cannot Answer

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So, if you guessed “River D”, you are correct!


13. According to Astronauts, when you're looking from outer space, riverbeds seem very similar to the circulatory system of living organisms. Coincidently, during the World War II, doctors used certain water instead of blood plasma. What kind of water do you think that was? It might be a difficult question, but if you think of several well-known kinds of water, it'll become easier than you thought!


24 Difficult Puzzles And Questions That Most People Cannot Answer

Wired


The correct answer is seawater! They used it to save lives every time they ran out of medical supplies.


14. Alright, here’s a math question. If you think about it really hard, it won't seem so mathematical after all. You visit a doctor, and he gives you three pills. He tells you that you have to take one pill every half hour. So, how long would you need to take all the pills?


24 Difficult Puzzles And Questions That Most People Cannot Answer

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Well, you take the first pill right away. Then thirty minutes later, you take the second pill, and then thirty minutes later you take the third. Therefore the total time spent is an hour! Simple, right?


15. If you've been on a roll with all these puzzles so far, try to answer this one. If an airplane crashes on the border between the US and Canada, where will they bury the survivors? Is it Canada or the United States?


24 Difficult Puzzles And Questions That Most People Cannot Answer

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Well, it’s neither! Because we typically do not bury survivors. That puzzle was more a case of paying attention to details.


16. Here’s another “math” question for you! In reality, it’s common sense again. If you have a bowl of 6 apples, and you take away 4, how many do you have?


24 Difficult Puzzles And Questions That Most People Cannot Answer

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At first, you'll think it’s a simple subtraction question, and you have 2 left. You're wrong! The answer is you have 4, because you took 4 apples.


17. You only have one match, and you enter a dark room. The dark room is not empty. It has an oil lamp, some kindling wood as well as a newspaper. Which would you light first? Once you figure it out, you will regret that you were thinking hard about it!


24 Difficult Puzzles And Questions That Most People Cannot Answer

Van Winkles


The answer is the match. Duh!


18. Again, what makes these questions so tricky is that they're so obvious and it just flies past your head! If everything in Mr. Jones’ bungalow is pink, from the walls and the carpet to all the furniture, then what color are the stairs? Logically it would be pink too right?


24 Difficult Puzzles And Questions That Most People Cannot Answer

Science For All


Well, there are no stairs at all. It’s a bungalow remember?


19. If you're all about planet earth and space, then the following question may not be that tricky for you. But if you're not, then it’s fine to take a guess. Every day the planet Earth gets heavier and heavier. It gains up to 60 tons of what exactly? Think about it.


24 Difficult Puzzles And Questions That Most People Cannot Answer

astronomy.com


If you guessed cosmic dust then you're right! If you didn’t, I won’t blame you.


20. Puzzles and fun facts mixed in one is not a bad thing. Some sub-Saharan African tribes attached small pouches full of insects to their legs while they went hunting at night. Why would they do such a thing?


24 Difficult Puzzles And Questions That Most People Cannot Answer

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The answer is that they did it to light the way. They put fireflies into tiny bags, so they could tell where exactly they were off to at night!


21. A boy is kicking his soccer ball. He's kicking it about 10 feet. Then, he has the ball come back to him on its own every time. How can he do this? Tricky riddle, but you'll laugh when you hear the answer!


24 Difficult Puzzles And Questions That Most People Cannot Answer

Nevada Preps


The answer is that the boy is kicking the ball 10 feet up into the air; with the magic of gravity, the ball is coming right back down.


22. Here is another fun one for you! What breaks but never falls and what falls but never breaks? Take a wild guess.


24 Difficult Puzzles And Questions That Most People Cannot Answer

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Alright, give up? The answer is that the day always breaks and the night always falls.


23. Some months of the year have 31 days, while others have 30 days. How many months have 28 days?


24 Difficult Puzzles And Questions That Most People Cannot Answer

Time and Date


No, it's not 'just February'. All months have 28 days!


24. In 1945 a law in Muzo, Colombia, said that every chicken that was killed needed to be subjected to examination by a public official. Why?


24 Difficult Puzzles And Questions That Most People Cannot Answer

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They had to inspect every single dead chicken to remove any emeralds that they found in the gizzard.


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