Long Riddles

Long riddles with answers test your problem solving skills. These lengthy puzzles test your ability to piece together information and find the answer.

Missing Apple

Mrs. Stotch is a fifth grade teacher. One of her students took her apple. Mrs. Stotch has narrowed the suspects down to Billy, Paige, and Tyler. Each of the students give these statements:

Billy: I didn’t do it.
Paige: I didn’t do it.
Tyler: Paige did it!

Mrs. Stotch knows that only one of the kids is telling the truth. Who is telling the truth and who took the apple?

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Cycle to Gradmother’s House

Last week Tom decided to cycle to his grandmother’s house.

On the first day, he cycled half of the distance.
On day 2, he cycled one half of the remaining distance.
On day 3, he cycled three quarters of the remaining distance.
On day 4, he cycled 10 miles.
On day 5, he cycled two thirds of the remaining distance and on the final day he cycled the remaining 5 miles.

How far is it to his grandmother’s house?

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Product of Age Is 72

Two old friends, Jack and Bill, meet after a long time.

Jack: Hey, how are you man?
Bill: Not bad, got married and I have three kids now.
Jack: That’s awesome. How old are they?
Bill: The product of their ages is 72 and the sum of their ages is the same as your birth date.
Jack: Cool… But I still don’t know.
Bill: My eldest kid just started taking piano lessons.
Jack: Oh now I get it.

How old are Bill’s kids?

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Statements from Six Suspects

After a local art theft, six suspects were being interviewed. Below is a summary of their statements.

Police know that exactly four of them told one lie each and all of the other statements are true. From this information can you tell who committed the crime?

Alan said:

It wasn’t Brian
It wasn’t Dave
It wasn’t Eddie

Brian said:

It wasn’t Alan
It wasn’t Charlie
It wasn’t Eddie

Charlie said:

It wasn’t Brian
It wasn’t Freddie
It wasn’t Eddie

Dave said:

It wasn’t Alan
It wasn’t Freddie
It wasn’t Charlie

Eddie said:

It wasn’t Charlie
It wasn’t Dave
It wasn’t Freddie

Freddie said:

It wasn’t Charlie
It wasn’t Dave
It wasn’t Alan

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