A cable of 80m (meters) is hanging from the top of two poles that are both 50m from the ground.

What is the distance between the two poles, to one decimal place, if the center of the cable is 10m above the ground?

Riddle AnswerA cable of 80m (meters) is hanging from the top of two poles that are both 50m from the ground.

What is the distance between the two poles, to one decimal place, if the center of the cable is 10m above the ground?

Riddle AnswerThree mothers each have their own daughter. They decide to go to the cinema with all of their daughters.

When they reached the cinema however, the ticket booth tells them that there are only five seats left for the show. The mothers, however, buy the tickets, and find a seat for everybody.

How is this possible?

Riddle AnswerA Russian gangster kidnaps you. He puts two bullets in consecutive order in an empty six-round revolver, spins it, points it at your head and shoots.

*Click* You’re still alive!

He then asks you, “Do you want me to spin it again and fire or pull the trigger again right away?” Which option will give you a higher probability of not being shot at?

Riddle AnswerTwelve balls are identical in all ways except one has a different weight. Three weighings on a balance scale will not only identify the odd ball, but also tell whether it is heavier or lighter. How many balls must be put on each side of the scale in the first weighing, the second weighing, and the third weighing?

Riddle AnswerSuppose 8 monkeys take 8 minutes to eat 8 bananas. How many minutes would it take 3 monkeys to eat 3 bananas? How many monkeys would it take to eat 48 bananas in 48 minutes?

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