Thursday, May 28, 2009

The Hardest Riddle

I found this and thought, given all of the riddles and optical illusions, one more wouldn't hurt. lol

A Perspective Test

Here are some riddles that force you to change your perception to find the correct answer. Scroll down for the answers.

1. If there are five apples, and you take away three, how many do you have?

2. Lee's parents emigrated from China. They have five children. The first four are named La, Le, Li, and Lo. What did they name the fifth?

3. A red house is made from red bricks, a blue house is made from blue bricks, a pink house is made from pink bricks, and a black house is made from black bricks. What is a greenhouse made from?

4. The Spanish Civil War, which began July 17 of 1936, was fought between who?

5. In baseball, how many outs are there in an inning?

6. Do they have a Fourth of July in England?

7. A rancher has 33 head of cattle standing in a field, when suddenly a bolt of lightning kills all but 9 of them. How many head of cattle are left standing?

8. If the hour hand on a clock moves 1/60 of a degree every minute how many degrees will the hand move in one hour?

9. Due to a birth defect, a boy is born with 14 toes, 11 fingers, and 3 thumbs. How many fingernails does the boy have?

10. Some months have 31 days, and some months have 30 days. But how many have 28 days?

11. You're the pilot of an airplane that travels from New York to Chicago - a distance of 800 miles. The plane travels at 200 MPH and makes one stop for 30 minutes. What is the pilot's name?

12. If the Vice President of the United States died, who would be President?

13. John digs a hole that is 2 yards wide, 3 yards long, and 1 yard deep. How many cubic feet of dirt are in it?

14. Two U.S. coins are worth a total of $0.30, and one of them is not a nickel. What are the coins?

Keep going for the answers..........


1. 3
2. Lee
3. Glass
4. Just Spain
5. 3
6. Yes (just not a holiday)
7. 9
8. 60
9. 11
10. 12
11. Your Name
12. The President
13. 0 (no dirt in a hole)
14. A Quarter and a Nickel

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

More Optical Illusions To Test Your Perception

Looking through any door, or above this picture will allow you to enter a different perspective.

Do you see a man or a mermaid beneath the ocean?

How many wolves do you see?

Is it flat or are they going up to the top?

If you turn this one upside down, you will see another man.

Ladies drinking or a skull?

A man or lots of animals?

A ship sailing on the ocean or a skull?

A woman surrounded by baskets of bread or lots of skulls?

Are her eyes opened or closed?

Do you see a man with a mustache or a woman with her arm outstretched?

Man or books?

This one is a little bit difficult. Look beneath the table to find the change in perspective.

How many tigers?

Hearts a plenty.

Can you find the hidden faces of both humans and animals here?

This one is wooded optical illusion art.

Ants moving along the same path and yet.......

Jesus or a bunch of people surrounding him on a donkey?

Woman or harp?

Old man or man on a horse leaving another man sleeping?

This one is a double optical illusion. First the wall looks as though it goes in two directions, and the hands become people in the fetal position.

Ape or Hand?

Angel Or Waterfall?

This one is just fun.

How many horses can you find?

The impossible optical illusion.

The Devil or ladies?

This one must be turned to truly see what it is. Is it just a landscape, or something more?

If you look in the center you will find a face.

Can you see the face?

One big cat or lots of cats? How many can you see?

Another optical illusion that must be turned upside down to see.

How many dolphins can you find?

A circus gymnastics troupe or a railway bridge?

Earth or Earth Mother?

Twins obviously, but very interesting optical illusion.