10 Mesmerizing Brain Teasers That will Surely Leave you Mesmerized

10 Mesmerizing Brain Teasers That will Surely Leave you Mesmerized

Engage your mind. Try and see if you can answer these few easy and at the same time mesmerizing Brain teasers/Riddles before looking up the answers at the end of the page. Goodluck

1. What is a word

What is a word comprised of 4 letters, still is also made of 5. Occasionally written with 12 letters and later with 5. Never written with 5 but happily with 7.

2. Rainy day

A man was outside taking a walk, when it started to rain. The man didn’t have an umbrella and he wasn’t wearing a hat. as a result, he was drenched by the rain. His clothes got soaked, yet not a single hair on his head got wet. How could this happen?

3. The pink house

In a one-story pink house, there was a pink person, a pink cat, a pink fish, a pink computer, a pink chair, a pink table, a pink telephone, a pink shower– everything was pink! What color were the stairs?

4. The two sitting Dogs

Two dogs are sitting on a porch – a fat dog and a thin dog. The little dog is the son of the fat dog, but the fat dog is not the father of the thin dog. Can you explain?

5. I feed upon the sword

I feed upon the sword, spade and rake; I pierce the armour that none can break; One drop and I can stop a watch’s flow; But without time I cannot grow. What am I?

6. Two large sacks

Two large sacks, one moment nearly empty, the next full to the brim, contents more valuable than diamonds. Can be filled up with water, right to the brim, but you wouldn’t want that! What are we?

7. My long lost friend

Henry walked down the street and bumped into his old friend from university.
“I haven’t seen you for ages! I’ve married someone you wouldn’t know.” said the young friend . “This is our daughter!”
“And what’s your name, girl?” Henry asked the little girl who was holding his friend’s hand.
“It’s the same as my mummy!” Said the girl. “Oh so it’s Teagan, is it?” Henry asked.
He was right! How did he know the girl’s name?

8. The investigation

One murder happened in a village. A police officer instructed two police constables to go to the crime scene, investigate and prepare an preliminary incident report.
It was already past midnight and the crime scene was far away from the police station. The two constables decided not to travel to the crime scene and came up with a fake incident report instead. Below is the report.
When we reached the spot, the door was open and one man aged between 40-45 was found dead lying on the floor. The light and fan were switched on. There were some items found on a table:
– One open bottle of poison,
– One half filled drinking water bottle,
– One fountain pen,
– One newspaper was flipped open, pages 9 and 10 facing each other,
– One table top calendar showing June 20,
– One notebook.
The person committed suicide by drinking the poison.
After reading the incident report, the police officer immediately knew that it was fake. How did he know?

9. The password

A man wants to enter an exclusive club, but he doesn’t know the password. Another man walks to the door and the doorman says 12, the man says 6, and is let in. Another man walks up and the doorman says 6, the man says 3, and is let in. Thinking he had heard enough, he walks up to the door and the doorman says 10, he says 5, and he isn’t let in. What should he have said?

10. Simple as a circle

I am as simple as a circle, worthless as a leader but when I follow a group, their strength increases tenfold. By myself I’m practically nothing. What am I?
10 brain teasers down, now Try see if you can answer this.

The beautiful princess

Once upon a time there was a beautiful princess named Anna. Anna’s father, the King, wanted to be sure his daughter married an intelligent man.
To test his daughter’s suitors the King hid Anna’s picture in one of three boxes. The suitor had to be able to select the box with Anna’s picture on one try and within twenty seconds.
The following messages were written on the boxes.
Gold box: Anna’s picture is in this box.
Silver box: Anna’s picture is not in this box.
Bronze box: Anna’s picture is not in the gold box.
The King would tell each suitor, “Only one of the three messages is correct.” Which box contained Anna’s picture?


1. What, Still, Occasionally, Later, Never, Happily.

2. The man was bald.

3. There weren’t any stairs, it was a one storey house.

4. The fat dog is the father of the little dog and the thin dog is the mother of the little and a wife to the fat dog.

5. Rust.

6. Lungs.

7. The girl was with her mom, Teagan, which Henry knew.

8. Page 9 and 10 can never be on opposite sides. rather they are on the same leaf.

9. The number twelve has got 6 letters six got 3 letters & then answer = 3. Ten got 3 letters.

10. Zero

Answer to Extra; The picture is in the silver and the bronze is the only one that can be true if only one can

Uzonna Anele
Uzonna Anele
Anele is a web developer and a Pan-Africanist who believes bad leadership is the only thing keeping Africa from taking its rightful place in the modern world.


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