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5 Riddles That Will Get You Thinking


If you’re looking to give your brain a quick workout, spending a few minutes on riddles is one excellent way to keep the gears turning. The brain is the most important muscle in the body and it deserves just as much exercise and attention if not more. Riddles cal help you to:

  • Think clearly,
  • Stay alert,
  • Test your brain.

Whether it’s a simple one liner or a more extensive brain teaser, they can also be a lot of fun to work out!

Here are five mind-boggling riddles for you to try out. First, read the riddle and then stop scrolling to try and figure out the answer. Then if you get stumped or think you know the answer, continue on to the bottom of the page! Good Luck.

1. The riddle: A father and his son are taking a road trip in their car. As their driving down a one way road their car crashes into a tree. Unfortunately, the Father was killed but the son managed to survive with a bad injury.

After the son is rushed to the hospital, doctors conclude that he is in need of surgery. However when the surgeon arrives, the doctor says “I can’t operate on him, he’s my son.” So the question is. Who is the doctor?

You’re getting there! This one is often overlooked but the answer is actually quite simple. Do you think you know what it is? Try to come up with on your own before reading the next point!

The answer: Obviously, the doctor can’t be the boy’s father because he died in the crash. And while some people may have guessed it was the grandfather, that wouldn’t make sense either. The answer is that the doctor was the boy’s mom.

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