Logic Riddles

Logic riddles with answers involve looking at situations and making judgements about them by ruling out impossibilities. If you like solving maths puzzles, you will most probably like logic riddles as well.

Weight of Elephant

A king is on a cross-sea voyage and as soon as he gets off of the ship he spots an elephant. He decides to take it home, but first, he wants to know its weight.

The largest scale they brought only weighs up to 50 pounds. He asks his smartest scholar to come up with a solution. How does the scholar find the weight of the elephant?

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Professor Problem

A professor thinks of two consecutive numbers between 1 and 10.

‘A’ knows the 1st number and ‘B’ knows the second number.

They both have a conversation:
A: I do not know your number.
B: Neither do I know your number.
A: Now I know.

There are four possible solutions to this. What are the numbers?

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Catch a Train

I drive at an average speed of 30 miles per hour to the railroad station each morning and just manage to catch my train on time.

On a particular morning there was a lot of traffic and at the halfway point I found I had averaged only 15 miles per hour.

How fast must I drive for the rest of the way to catch my train?

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