Riddles for Adults

The best riddles for adults on the internet.

Cat and mouse

If three cats catch three mice in three minutes, how many cats would be needed to catch 100 mice in 100 minutes?

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A growing tree

When John was six years old he hammered a nail into his favorite tree to mark his height. Ten years later at age sixteen, John returned to see how much higher the nail was. If the tree grew by five centimeters each year, how much higher would the nail be?

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Phone directory

In a certain city, 5% of all the persons in town have unlisted phone numbers. If you select 100 names at random from that city's phone directory, how many people selected will have unlisted phone numbers?

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Subtraction

How many times can you subtract the number 5 from 25?

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A man was shot to death while in his car

A man was shot to death while in his car. There were no powder marks on his clothing, which indicated that the gunman was outside the car. However, all the windows were up and the doors locked. After a close inspection was made, the only bullet-holes discovered were on the man's body. How was he murdered?

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Necessary link

I am the fountain from which no one can drink. For many I am considered a necessary link. Like gold to all I am sought for, But my continued death brings wealth for all to want more. What am I?

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