5 Simple Riddles To Give Your Mental Muscles A Much-Needed Workout

by Stephanie

We all need a good mental workout now and then, right? And what better way to work those brain muscles out, than with some good old fashioned riddles!

It's been proven that riddles not only help to sharpen our memory, but they can also help to improve the overall functionality of our brain. Yep. Riddles have a long-lasting and powerful effect on our brains, and solving them on a daily basis can be a great exercise to help keep us sharp.

Besides, let's be honest, we're all looking for things to keep our minds occupied while we're locked down in isolation. So, why not give these little gems a go?

Scroll down to the bottom for the answers!

#5. Without wings or eyes.

#5. Without wings or eyes.

#4. Mr. Smith's peacock.

#4. Mr. Smith's peacock.

#3. Building a wall.

#3. Building a wall.

#2. The wrong way.

#2. The wrong way.

#1. A little girl kicks a ball.

#1. A little girl kicks a ball.

#5. What can fly without wings and cry without eyes?

#5. What can fly without wings and cry without eyes?

#4. If Mr. Smith's peacock lays an egg in Mr. Jones's yard, who owns it?

#4. If Mr. Smith's peacock lays an egg in Mr. Jones's yard, who owns it?

#3. If it took 8 men 10 hours to build a wall, how long will it take 4 men to build it?

#3. If it took 8 men 10 hours to build a wall, how long will it take 4 men to build it?

#2. A truck driver is going the wrong way down a one-way street. He passes at least 10 police officers, but isn't stopped. Why?

#2. A truck driver is going the wrong way down a one-way street. He passes at least 10 police officers, but isn't stopped. Why?

#1. A little girl kicks a soccer ball. It goes 10 feet and then comes back to her. How?

#1. A little girl kicks a soccer ball. It goes 10 feet and then comes back to her. How?

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