I shave every day, but my beard stays the same. What am I?
Akbar summoned Birbal out of anger.
He told him that he will have to face death.
He asked him to make a statement and if the statement is true he will be buried alive and if the statement is false, he will be thrown at lions.
After hearing Birbalâ€™s statement, Akbar could do nothing but smile.
He gave him 5 gold bars and let him go.
What did Birbal say?
A girl is twice as old as her brother and half as old as her father. In 50 years, her brother will be half as old as his father. How old is the daughter now?
Three men in a cafe order a meal the total cost of which is $15. They each contribute $5. The waiter takes the money to the chef who recognises the three as friends and asks the waiter to return $5 to the men.
The waiter is not only poor at mathematics but dishonest and instead of going to the trouble of splitting the $5 between the three he simply gives them $1 each and pockets the remaining $2 for himself.
Now, each of the men effectively paid $4, the total paid is therefore $12. Add the $2 in the waiters pocket and this comes to $14. Where has the other $1 gone from the original $15?
In a fruit store, there was a unique weighing machine that was made to weigh only cherries and strawberries as they were priced the same.
Other fruits like watermelons or mango had different machines as they were expensive.
A man successfully buys watermelons at the price of cherries. How?
I speak without a mouth, and hear without ears. I have no-body, but I come alive with the wind. What am I?
Once while in his court, King Akbar asked Birbal to write something on a wall that makes one sad when read in good times and makes one happy when read in sad times.
He took only a few moment and wrote something that fit the requirements. What did he write?
Find the value of "?" in the ball picture Riddle below:
Solve the mathematical equation in the picture below.
A high school has a strange principal. On the first day, he has his students perform an odd opening day ceremony:
There are one thousand lockers and one thousand students in the school. The principal asks the first student to go to every locker and open it. Then he has the second student go to every second locker and close it. The third goes to every third locker and, if it is closed, he opens it, and if it is open, he closes it. The fourth student does this to every fourth locker, and so on. After the process is completed with the thousandth student, how many lockers are open?
As a whole I am both
safe and secure.
Behead me and I become
a place of meeting.
Behead me again and I am
the partner of ready.
Restore me, and I become
the domain of beasts.
What am I?
There is a cryptic organization called Cicada 3301 that posts challenging puzzles online, possibly to recruit codebreakers and linguists.