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Logic

1123 riddles

Riddles that derive from deduction and logical thinking.

What state is surrounded by the most water?
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George, Helen, and Steve are drinking coffee.

Bert, Karen, and Dave are drinking soda.

Using logic, is Elizabeth drinking coffee or soda?
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What are the only two states that have their state name in their Capital?
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In olden days, the student of logic was given this problem.
If half of 5 were 3, what would one-third of 10 be?
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Your in a place called Bobby's world and there is only one Law. There is a mirror, but no reflection. There is pizza with cheese, but not sausage. There is pepper, but no salt. There is a door, yet no entrance or exit. What is the law?
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If you had a million dollars and gave away one quarter, and another quarter, and then another quarter, how much would you have left?
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You have two coins that add up to thirty cents and one is not a quarter. What are the 2 coins?
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As I was going to St Ives
I met a man with seven wives
Each wife had seven sacks
Each sack had seven cats
Each cat had seven kits
Kits, cats, sacks, wives
How many were going to St. Ives?
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Three people check into a hotel room. The bill is $30 so they each pay $10. After they go to the room, the hotel's cashier realizes that the bill should have only been $25. So he gives $5 to the bellhop and tells him to return the money to the guests. The bellhop notices that $5 can't be split evenly between the three guests, so he keeps $2 for himself and then gives the other $3 to the guests.

Now the guests, with their dollars back, have each paid $9 for a total of $27. And the bellhop has pocketed $2. So there is $27 + $2 = $29 accounted for. But the guests originally paid $30. What happened to the other dollar?
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A certain crime is punishable if attempted but not punishable if committed.