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5 Simple But Tricky Puzzles to Test Your Brain

There are many tricky puzzles which are so simple that most kids can answer those within a few seconds. If you ask adults the same puzzles, most of them immediately get a brain freeze and find it hard to answer.

Here are 5 simple but tricky puzzles which will definitely test your brain.

5 Simple But Tricky Puzzles to Test Your Brain


There are 2 girls:
one is facing the South, the other faces the North.
Yet they can see each other without mirrors.
How is this possible?


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A baseball bat and a ball cost $1.10.
The bat costs $1 more than the ball.
How much does the ball cost?


How can you physically stand behind your father while he is standing behind you?

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Two Houses are on fire
A poor man house and a rich man house are on fire.
Which fire should the police fight first?


Thomas is William’s nephew, but he isn’t Emily’s nephew – even though Emily is William’s sister and Willian isn’t married.
How is this possible?

Puzzles Answers:

  1. Girls are facing towards each other
  2. Ball costs $0.05 and Bat costs $1.05 ($1 more than ball)
  3. You are standing back-to-back with your father. 
  4. Police do not fight fire but fire fighters do.
  5. Thomas is Emily’s son.



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