5 famous riddles!

Riddles are by the way, a nice time pass for anybody at any age.Here are five famous riddles. You would have heard this else where, and the answers are also available elsewhere in the web. If you are really busy doing something, this will definitely prove to be a break for you. Grab your coffee and read ahead!. If you have any other interesting solutions to these puzzles and riddles, feel free to post them.

Riddle # 1
During World War II, there was a bridge connecting Germany and Switzerland, and on the German side, there was a sentry tower with a guard in it. He would come out every three minutes to check on the bridge, and he had orders to turn back anyone who tried to get into Germany, and shoot anyone trying to escape without a pass. There was a woman who desperately needed to get into Switzerland, and she knew she didn't have time to get a pass. It would take her at least six minutes to cross the bridge, but she managed to do it. How?

Riddle # 2

A woman, while at the funeral of her own mother, met a guy whom she did not know. She thought this guy was amazing. She believed him to be her dream guy so much, that she fell in love with him right there, but never asked for his number and could not find him. A few days later she killed her sister.

What is her motive for killing her sister?

Riddle # 3

What question can you ask all day where you can get a different answer every time with all the answers being correct?

Riddle # 4

A man rode into a town on Friday, went strait to a hotel and stayed there for two nights, then rode strait out home again on Friday. How is this possible?

Riddle # 5

A father and his son (an only child) got into a car accident. The father died but the son survived and was taken to the hospital for minor surgery. The doctor came in and said, 'I can't do any surgery on this boy, we're directly related.' Both the boy's parent's were also only children. Who was the doctor?

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  1. 3. What time is it?
    4. Friday is his horse
    6. The doctor is his mother

  2. 1. I guess the woman would wait for the guard to go into the tower, and during the time he'd stay in the tower (3 minutes), she would walk to the middle of the bridge, and then she'd start walking backwards, towards Germany, so that when the guard would see her, he's send her "back" to Switzerland..! ;)

  3. 2. the women fell in love with the minister, so she killed her sister to have another funeral.

  4. 5. answer is Mother.

  5. 1.) she was leaving Germany.and the guard was stopping people from entering only.

  6. 1.she was leaving until the guard put her into the tower

  7. 2. This riddle is often referred to as "the psycopath test"... A true psychopath would reason that if this man (not necessarily the minister) showed up at her mother's funeral, then he would probably appear at her sister's funeral.

  8. 4.the man went to the hotel and travelled for 4 days(s,s,m,t)and stayed(t,w,th)and rode back on f

    1. 4. Or the horse's name was Friday, that's what I learned :)

  9. The riddle mentions that the man stayed only for two nights :)..

  10. He had a horse called Friday he rode in on the horse then rode out on the horde ... Dahhh

  11. He had a horse called Friday eaasy

  12. 1. The woman was travelling to Switzerland from somewhere other than Germany...

  13. 1. Didn't they say she was leaving?
    2. She's wanted to see the man again in her sister's funeral!
    3. What time is it?
    4. Friday is his horse lah!
    5. The doctor is his mom..

  14. 1.the woman will wait for the guard 2 go back on the tower and walk in the mid of d bridge and when the guard come back the woman will walk back towards germany and the guard will see her and ask her to go back to switzerland.
    2.the woman killed her sister for another funeral so the man will come back. The man attends to her mother's funeral probably on her sister's funeral too.
    3.the question is "what is ur name?"
    4. He was riding probably on a horse named FRIDAY.
    5.the doctor is his mother.


  15. Most commenters haven't realised that the woman needed a pass!

  16. Great interesting riddles ..looking for challenging puzzles.

  17. for the 2nd riddle, the answer can be-
    She killed he sister because after few days she got to know that her sister's boy friend is same as with whom she fallen in love :P

  18. I have a twisted mind....

    1.The woman killed the guard

    2. She thought, "If there is another funeral he might come back..."

    3."How many people have died so far today ?"

    4.Horse named Friday

    5.Doc is his mom

  19. 4. The man wasn't alive when he rod out of the hotel???

  20. Isn't the first one because the woman wasn't even coming from Germany??

  21. 1 She walked half way and turned around.
    2 To see the man again
    3 What time is it?
    4 The town was near the north pole where a night is 6 months long so hear could easily leave on a Friday.
    (who names their horse Friday anyway?)
    5 His mother.

  22. 2. She hoped that the man would show up to her sister's funeral...

  23. 1. She wasn't seen when she got halfway across
    2. To see if the man would show up to her sister's funeral
    3. What time is it?
    4. His horse's name was Friday
    5. The doctor was his grandfather