What is it the more you take, the more you leave behind?
Riddles for Scholars
The best hard riddles for scholars.
The following sentence is false. The preceding sentence is true. Are these sentences true or false?
A large truck is crossing a bridge 1 mile long. The bridge can only hold 14000 lbs, which is the exact weight of the truck. The truck makes it half way across the bridge and stops. A bird lands on the truck. Does the bridge collapse?
What's the difference between a jeweler and a jailer?
Two words, my answer is only two words. To keep me, you must give me.
There are three crates, one with apples, one with oranges, and one with both apples and oranges mixed. Each crate is closed and labeled with one of three labels: Apples, Oranges, or Apples and Oranges. The label maker broke and labeled all of the crates incorrectly. How could you pick just one fruit from one crate to figure out what’s in each crate?
What is the value of 1/2 of 2/3 of 3/4 of 4/5 of 5/6 of 6/7 of 7/8 of 8/9 of 9/10 of 1,000?
I'm so fast you can't see me, Though everyone sees straight through me, I don't stop until the day you die. What am I?
What is significant about 3661 seconds past midnight on 1st January 2001?