12 Tricky Questions That Will Give Your Brain A Great Workout (12 Pics)

We have learned to work as robots and we often complete our tasks without even thinking about them. That way we have completely pulled ourselves away from problem-solving. Our brains have become passive because of that and that needs to change. The only way for some improvement is exercising. That means riddles, puzzles, and whatever task that includes some advanced problem-solving.

#1 Airplanes

This has to be taken very seriously, and your health will benefit from it – not right away, but in the long run. Here are 12 amazing and intriguing questions that will make you scratch your head.

According to the IATA (International Airport Transport Association), these two special passengers must not share the same row in the airplane. Who are these two special passengers?

Remember that this is a trick question. It is made to make you think

Do you have an answer?

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The answer is “Cats and Dogs”. Now you know what kind of questions to expect.

#2 History

In 1445, the church bells all over the Moscow started ringing all at the same time. People thought that they were facing some kind of apocalypse! The same thing happened in 1091 in Kiev and once again in 1802 in Moscow. What is the reason?

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The answer is “Earthquake”.

#3 Plain Logic

What is easy to get into, but it is very difficult to get out of? Come on, take your time. Think about it. You must know this one!
And the answer is…

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#4 A Riddle

What flies without wings and cries without eyes? What do you think? Bugs can fly. Birds can fly. But what flies without wings? It can’t be a plane because it cries…

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The answer is a CLOUD!

#5 A Random Fact

Back in the day, it was pretty usual for dog owners in Europe to cut the tails off of their dogs. That is called tail docking. They used to do that to all the breeds. Why was that so popular? Take a guess!

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Back in the day, dog owners had to pay taxes based on the length of their dog’s tails.

#6 Six Cups

You have six cups in front of you. First three are full of some liquid. Let’s call it orange juice. The last three cups are empty. Your job is to make all of them alternate between full and empty only by touching one glass.

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Just pour all the juice from the second glass to the fifth glass. It is that easy.

#7 Rungs

A boat is in the open sea. It has a ten-foot rope ladder hanging over the side of the boat. The bottom rung is on the surface of the water. All the rungs are one foot apart from each other. The tide goes up at the rate of six inches per hour. How long would it take until the first three rungs are all covered with water? Think about it!

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The answer is NEVER! All boats usually float on water so the boat rises as the tide goes up.

#8 Runner

A man was jogging down the road dressed all black. Suddenly, a black car with no lights on came around the corner, notices the runner, gently avoids him, and continues down the road. How did the driver notice the runner?

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Well, no one said that this happened during the night! It was Daytime!

#9 Guinness World Records

This river in Oregon, United States, was in the Guinness World Records for being the world’s shortest river. She is only 440 feet long (130m). It also has the shortest river name too! Can you guess its name? It starts with “D”!

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The name of the river is “D”!

#10 Pills

Your doctor gives you three pills. He tells you to drink one pill every 30 minutes. How long would it take for you to drink all three pills?

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Well, if you take the first pill right away, the second one 30 minutes later and the third one another 30 minutes later, you would need an hour to drink them all

#11 Calendar

Some months have 30 days, some have 31 days, and how many months have 28 days?

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The answer is pretty obvious and you don’t need to count or look at the calendar. Actually, all months have 28 days.

#12 Unbreakable

What breaks but never falls, and what falls but never breaks?

This is too obvious!

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Day always breaks but never falls, and night always falls but never breaks!