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Famous Riddles

These are some of the most famous riddles in the world. They've been passed down for generations, and are renowned for their ingenuity and universal appeal.


You are on a gameshow and the host shows you three doors. Behind one door ...
You are walking down a path when you come to two doors. Opening one of ...
A man goes into an ocean-side restaurant and orders the albatross dish. He takes a ...
A farmer is travelling with a fox, a sheep and a small sack of hay. ...
Three people check into a hotel room. The bill is $30 so they each pay ...
What is the least number of people that need to be in a room such ...
The Knight's Tour is a famous chess problem, in which a knight starts on the ...
Einstein said that only 2% of the world could solve this problem. There are 5 ...
In chess, queens can move horizontally, vertically, or diagonally, as far as they like, as ...
Look at the 9 dots in this image. Can you draw 4 straight lines, without ...
A monk leaves at sunrise and walks on a path from the front door of ...
How can you place the numbers 1 through 9 in a 3x3 grid such that ...
There is a small town in the midwest with exactly 2 barbershops, one on each ...
This is an old classic: As I was going to St. Ives I met a ...
You have two jugs, one that holds exactly 3 gallons, and one that holds exactly ...