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10+ Logic Puzzles That Can Give You A Mental Workout

Are you a fan of mind-benders and logic puzzles? Did you practice these riddles with your father in the morning over a bowl of cereal? Maybe you have never been one for logic puzzles and riddles, but you would be surprised at the benefits they can bring to your daily lives. By solving puzzles, your mind is stimulated in certain ways. Your memory will be exercised and strengthened, your ability to recollect will become much quicker, and problem-solving will be a whizz for you. These benefits help you with making decisions and thinking quickly in many ways, and not just when you are trying out a puzzle. If you are in the mood for a bit of mind-bending, or maybe you feel your noggin needs a bit of a tune-up, try these riddles out for size and let’s get those brains working!

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Ready to try some fun logic puzzles?

5-2=2…But, how?

5-2=2...But, how?

But how can that be right? Surely your whole schooling career has not been a total lie? How can subtracting two from five leave you with two as the answer – this must be a typo! 

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Funnily enough, it’s not, you just are not thinking outside the box enough. If you remove the first and the last letters from the word “FIVE”, you will have only the IV leftover – which amazingly enough is also the Roman Numeral or the number 2! 

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Draw on line to make the equation correct

Draw on line to make the equation correct

Here is the answer!

Draw on line to make the equation correct answer

A woman Has 7 children, and Half of them are Boys – How is that possible?

A woman Has 7 children, and Half of them are Boys - How is that possible?

This just can’t be true, can it? I mean, surely it can if the question is here right? But half of 7 is 3.5 and how in the it’s-not-possible can one get half a child? 

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Let’s take a look at this logic puzzle again, they mentioned that half of the woman’s children are boys, but did it mention anything about the other half? Are you simply assuming that the other half are girls? I would be logical, right? If you were clever, you would remember that assuming is the mother-of-all-mistakes, the answer is that they are all boys! Ha! Didn’t expect that one did you?

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A man is in his car…

A man is in his car logic puzzle

The answer is

A man is in his car logic puzzle answer

How many circles contain the black dots in this logic puzzle?

How many circles contain the black dots in this logic puzzle?

Ready for the answer to this logic puzzle?

How many circles contain the black dots in this logic puzzle answer

Which answer is the Bird’s Eye View from the top of the Pyramid? 

which pyamid is the view from the top logic puzzle

If you have a knack for color-coding, this one will be a piece of cake for you! Consider which side (left, right, top, or bottom) each wall of the pyramid is, they are signaled by a different color This should make it super easy. The answer is C if you had not guessed that already.

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Which of the following is “two zero two six”

Which of the following is "two zero two six"

The answer is

Which of the following is "two zero two six" answer

It took 20 people 24 hours to build a wall, how long would it take for 30 people?

Maybe it’s a mathematical equation, surely I must use some division and multiplication to get the right answer? Sometimes, although this is rare, maths can’t solve everything. If it took 20 people 24 hours to build the wall… then for 30 people, it would take 0 hours! Because the wall was built by the 20 people before already!

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How many letters are there in Alphabet?

How many letters are there in Alphabet?

Ha! got you!

How many letters are there in Alphabet? answer

What number is missing here?

What number is missing here?

And the answer is

What number is missing here? answer

How many of these logic puzzles bent your mind beyond comprehension? These were an amusing way to exercise that brain of yours!

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Don’t leave just yet, can you figure this logic puzzle out?

clock logic test

Looking at the image above, we see five clocks. The first four clocks have hands and show various times of the day. But, clock number five is blank…Do you know the answer to what clock 5 should be? Click Here to see if you’re right!

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Jade Small
Freelance Writer
Jade is a freelance writer and content creator from South Africa with over 7 years of experience writing and creating. She's also a proud single mom to a super 13-year-old boy.
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