You need to boil eggs for exactly 9 minutes.

But you have only 2 hourglasses – one measures 4 minutes and the other measures 7 minutes. How do you measure exactly 9 minutes without the process taking longer than 9 minutes?.

Riddle AnswerYou need to boil eggs for exactly 9 minutes.

But you have only 2 hourglasses – one measures 4 minutes and the other measures 7 minutes. How do you measure exactly 9 minutes without the process taking longer than 9 minutes?.

Riddle AnswerA man pushed his car. he stopped when he reached a hotel at which point he knew he was bankrupt. Why?

Riddle AnswerA baseball bat and a ball cost $1.10 in total. The bat costs $1 more than the ball. How much does the ball cost?

Riddle AnswerThe time is quarter past three. What is the angle between the hour and minute hands at 3:15?

Riddle AnswerA contractor is doing work for 7 days at your home. You have a gold bar that is worth $7000. You need to pay him $1000 every day and $7000 in total. You have to pay him in gold by using the gold bar. How can you pay him $1000 worth of gold everyday by cutting the gold bar only twice?

Answer

By cutting the gold bar twice, you can have 3 pieces of gold.

Let the gold bar pieces be GB1, GB2 and GB3. They are worth $1000, $2000 and $4000 respectively.

Day1: Give GB1

Day2: Take GB1, Give GB2

Day3: Give GB1

Day4: Take GB1, GB2 and give GB3

Day5: Give GB1

Day6: Take GB1, Give GB2

Day7: Give GB1