# Can You Pass Tricky Brain Teasers 101?

How good are you at solving brain teasers? Warning: These are very tricky!

## Question 1/12

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A Lion and a Unicorn live in the Forest of Fantasy. The Lion only tells lies on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays, but speaks the truth on other days. The Unicorn only tells lies on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, but speaks the truth on other days. One day, the Lion said, "Yesterday, I was lying." The Unicorn replied, "I was too." On what day of the week did they have this conversation?
Sunday
Wednesday
Thursday
None of the Above

## Question 2/12

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You need to cross a river with a fox, a chicken, and a sack of corn, but your boat will only carry you and one other thing. You cannot leave the fox alone with the chicken because he will eat him. You cannot leave the chicken alone with the corn, because he will eat it. In what order can you cross the river with each of them, one at a time?
You and Chicken, You Alone, You and Fox, You and Chicken, You and Corn, You Alone, You and Chicken.
You and Fox, You Alone, You and Corn, You and Chicken, You and Chicken, You and Fox.
You and Chicken, You and Corn, You Alone, You and Chicken, You and Fox.
None of the Above

## Question 3/12

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You and Bill each have some oranges. If you give Bill an orange, you'll both have the same number. If Bill gives you an orange, you will have twice as many as Bill. How many oranges do you each have?
You have nine; Bill has eight.
You have seven; Bill has five.
You have four; Bill has two.
None of the Above

## Question 4/12

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You and Bill are sharing oranges, yet again. This time, you both have the same number. How many will Bill have to give you in order for you to have exactly ten more than he does?
5
10
15
None of the Above

## Question 5/12

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You are a married woman. Max's son is your daughter's father. Who is Max to you?
Grandfather
Grandfather in Law
Father in Law
None of the Above

## Question 6/12

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You ask Mary when her birthday is. Instead of simply answering you, she decides to tell you that she was 32 the day before yesterday and will be 35 next year. When is her birthday?
February 29
December 31
January 1
None of the Above

## Question 7/12

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You and your mother are having dinner. A man walks in, and you both say, "Hello, Father." Why?
Father is the man's name.
The man is a priest.
None of the Above

## Question 8/12

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There is a family of four: A mother, a father, a son, and a daughter. One family member murders another. One family member is a witness. One family member is an accessory to the crime. The witness and the accessory are different genders. The oldest person and the witness are different genders. The accessory is older than the victim. The father is the oldest. The youngest person is not the victim. Who is the murderer?
The Mother
The Father
The Son
The Daughter

## Question 9/12

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You've been called in to solve another murder. This time, there are five people: David, Matt, Jeremy, Bobby, and Jason. David ran a race with one of the innocent men yesterday. Matt used to be an actor. Jeremy is a business consultant who is planning to assist with Bobby's business next week. The murderer is an amputee with one leg. Bobby and Jason met each other six months ago. Bobby and Jeremy have worked together in the past. The murderer is Jason's brother. Who murdered whom?
David murdered Bobby.
Matt murdered Jeremy.
Jeremy murdered Matt.
Bobby murdered Matt.
None of the Above

## Question 10/12

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There are three boxes with incorrect labels reading: Socks, Gloves, and Socks and Gloves. You need to rearrange the labels so that they are correct. To do this, you cannot shake the boxes or look in them, but you can remove one item from one box. Which box will you remove an item from to determine the contents of all of the boxes?
Socks
Gloves
Socks and Gloves

## Question 11/12

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Here, we have the alphabet with some letters missing: ABFGJKMOPQSTUVWXYZ. Take all of the missing letters and rearrange them to form a word. Which word do you find?
Children
Chide
Cider
Hinder
None of the Above

## Question 12/12

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Which letter should come next in this sequence: W S O K G?
A
D
M
R
None of the Above
You were brain stumped by these tricky brain teasers, and you did not get a very good grade in Tricky Brain Teasers 101. Try again!

## C+, Brain Stumped

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Right!
Your brain was teased by these questions, but you were able to solve just enough to pass Tricky Brain Teasers 101!

## B+, Brain Teased

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Right!
You aced Tricky Brain Teasers 101! You are a skilled Brain Teaser yourself and could probably teach the class!

## A+, Brain Teaser

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Right!
1
A Lion and a Unicorn live in the Forest of Fantasy. The Lion only tells lies on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays, but speaks the truth on other days. The Unicorn only tells lies on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, but speaks the truth on other days. One day, the Lion said, "Yesterday, I was lying." The Unicorn replied, "I was too." On what day of the week did they have this conversation?
Sunday
Wednesday
Thursday
None of the Above
2
You need to cross a river with a fox, a chicken, and a sack of corn, but your boat will only carry you and one other thing. You cannot leave the fox alone with the chicken because he will eat him. You cannot leave the chicken alone with the corn, because he will eat it. In what order can you cross the river with each of them, one at a time?
You and Chicken, You Alone, You and Fox, You and Chicken, You and Corn, You Alone, You and Chicken.
You and Fox, You Alone, You and Corn, You and Chicken, You and Chicken, You and Fox.
You and Chicken, You and Corn, You Alone, You and Chicken, You and Fox.
None of the Above
3
You and Bill each have some oranges. If you give Bill an orange, you'll both have the same number. If Bill gives you an orange, you will have twice as many as Bill. How many oranges do you each have?
You have nine; Bill has eight.
You have seven; Bill has five.
You have four; Bill has two.
None of the Above
4
You and Bill are sharing oranges, yet again. This time, you both have the same number. How many will Bill have to give you in order for you to have exactly ten more than he does?
5
10
15
None of the Above
5
You are a married woman. Max's son is your daughter's father. Who is Max to you?
Grandfather
Grandfather in Law
Father in Law
None of the Above
6
You ask Mary when her birthday is. Instead of simply answering you, she decides to tell you that she was 32 the day before yesterday and will be 35 next year. When is her birthday?
February 29
December 31
January 1
None of the Above
7
You and your mother are having dinner. A man walks in, and you both say, "Hello, Father." Why?
Father is the man's name.
The man is a priest.
None of the Above
8
There is a family of four: A mother, a father, a son, and a daughter. One family member murders another. One family member is a witness. One family member is an accessory to the crime. The witness and the accessory are different genders. The oldest person and the witness are different genders. The accessory is older than the victim. The father is the oldest. The youngest person is not the victim. Who is the murderer?
The Mother
The Father
The Son
The Daughter
9
You've been called in to solve another murder. This time, there are five people: David, Matt, Jeremy, Bobby, and Jason. David ran a race with one of the innocent men yesterday. Matt used to be an actor. Jeremy is a business consultant who is planning to assist with Bobby's business next week. The murderer is an amputee with one leg. Bobby and Jason met each other six months ago. Bobby and Jeremy have worked together in the past. The murderer is Jason's brother. Who murdered whom?
David murdered Bobby.
Matt murdered Jeremy.
Jeremy murdered Matt.
Bobby murdered Matt.
None of the Above
10
There are three boxes with incorrect labels reading: Socks, Gloves, and Socks and Gloves. You need to rearrange the labels so that they are correct. To do this, you cannot shake the boxes or look in them, but you can remove one item from one box. Which box will you remove an item from to determine the contents of all of the boxes?
Socks
Gloves
Socks and Gloves
11
Here, we have the alphabet with some letters missing: ABFGJKMOPQSTUVWXYZ. Take all of the missing letters and rearrange them to form a word. Which word do you find?
Children
Chide
Cider
Hinder
None of the Above
12
Which letter should come next in this sequence: W S O K G?
A
D
M
R
None of the Above