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9 Out Of 10 People Fail To Solve This Test! But Can You Answer This Simple Question?

Have you ever found a riddle that you couldn’t solve? Today may be the day you meet your match! 9 out of 10 people are unable to solve test, but perhaps you will be the 1 who nails it. Correct answers are hard to come by in this tricky riddle. Let’s see if you have what it takes!

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It’s not every day you come across a tricky riddle like this one. We have scoured the internet to find a truly challenging task for you today. After all, we know you love a good brain teaser. Whether it’s for the fun and enjoyment of the challenge or the numerous benefits, riddles are great!

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Besides being great for adults, riddles and puzzles are wonderful teaching tools for kids too! According to Kids World Fun on Medium, “experts recommend riddles for kids as something that helps to improve their thinking ability and creativity. Riddles are fun and also provide an opportunity to learn.” They go on to say, “Children need to read a lot to increase their vocabulary. This comes from constant practice. Riddles for kids are the best form of solutions that helps to enhance their vocabulary. When you are sharing and solving riddles with children, it gives them an opportunity to bond with you and stay connected.”

As you can see, riddles are much more than just simply a chance to solve tests. They can create bonds between you and others when attempting them together. Also, they can build and strengthen the most important parts of your brain! Who wouldn’t want that? If you’re ready to give your brain a power boost, try this riddle below:

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Can you Solve this Test?

To find the answer to this extremely challenging riddle, you have to be sharp! The answer seems obvious to some, and impossible to others. Which category will you fall into? Let’s find out!

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You have 30 seconds to come up with the correct answer. A window cleaner is cleaning a window on the 25th floor. He makes a horrible mistake, slips, and falls! There is no safety equipment to prevent him from getting hurt, yet, he miraculously is unharmed! How is this possible? Your time to solve the test begins now!

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At first, you may think this is an impossible situation. But, you’d be wrong. There is an answer to this riddle! We don’t want to give it away just yet, so keep trying. Remember, you only have 30 seconds. Do you think you can find the answer?

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Well, the secret is out! We have the answer to this very difficult riddle. Surprisingly, many people were unable to get the correct answer in 30 seconds or less. We hope you were one of the few who got it right! To see if you answered correctly, scroll down.

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We know it wasn’t an easy test to solve, but after all the other brain teasers you’ve done, surely you got this right! If you didn’t get the answer correct, you may need to practice some more puzzles and riddles. We have a great selection at the end of the article for you to try out, don’t miss them! Alright, now on to the solution for this riddle.

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There is a person cleaning windows on the 25th floor. That is pretty high up! So, how is it possible he fell while cleaning windows and was unharmed? The answer is: the window cleaner was washing windows on the inside of the building! It’s a tricky answer, but it makes perfect sense once you think about it. Is that the answer you came up with as well?

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If you need more practice with riddles and brain challenges, we invite you to try these out:

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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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