11 Riddles That Have Teased the Internet’s Brain, Solved

Brain teasers can be a fun way to spice up a dull evening and also keep your mind active. Solving puzzles can have some other benefits too, like boosting your brain power and keeping your memory strong. In this way, you can also challenge your brain to find different answers and solutions to a problem.

This is why 5-Minute Crafts gathered a list of viral riddles to keep your brain challenged and entertained.

1. Cats in a square room

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“In a square room, there is a cat in every corner of the room. In front of each cat, there are 3 cats. How many cats are there in the room?”

2. A viral math problem in Japan

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This math problem will test your knowledge of multiplication, division, addition, and subtraction.

3. Matchstick riddle

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You can move only 2 matchsticks to form the biggest number possible.

4. The bed riddle

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You walk into a room and find 2 dogs, 4 cats, a giraffe, 5 cows, and 1 duck on a bed, while 3 birds are flying above it. How many legs are on the floor?

5. The cat, the tortoise, and the table

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In the first picture, a cat is on the table while the tortoise is below. The distance between the cat’s head and the tortoise’s head is 170 centimeters. The second example now shows a tortoise on the table and a cat beneath. The distance between the tortoise’s head and the cat’s head is 130 centimeters. What is the height of the table?

6. Try to recognize the pattern.

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Take a look at the 3 patterns shown in the picture. Can you guess which block comes next?

7. Find the top view.

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Check out the colors and try to find the top view of this pyramid.

8. The number 8 riddle

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What combination of eight number 8s, using addition, will result in 1,000?

9. The math (and word) brain puzzle

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Think outside of the box to find the answer to this question.

10. 2 fathers, 2 sons, and 3 fish

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2 fathers and 2 sons went fishing one day. They were there the whole day and only caught 3 fish. One father said, “That is enough for all of us, we will have one each.”

How is that possible?

11. A math riddle with more than one possible answer

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Take a look at this math problem. What method would you use to solve it? What answer did you get? Tell us in the comments!

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