MENTAL GAMES FOR THE YOUNG
#  1  A person looking at a photo says : “Brothers and Sisters have I none. But that man’s father is my father’s son.” Wha...
Answer to # 1 The Photo is of himself.
# 2  Riddle There are some who sell this and some who buy this. Those who buy this don’t use it for themselves; those who ...
Answer to # 2 Coffin
# 3  How are you going to eat a hard-boiled egg if you are not allowed to break the egg shell?
Answer to # 3 Ask somebody else to break it!
#  4  Puzzle   A middle-aged lady knocked at the door of a house occupied by an old lady by the name of Madam Ruth Zoeski....
Answer to # 4 The middle-aged woman was a new post woman delivering a letter addressed to  Madam Ruth Zoeski.
#  5  Riddle ‘ Eat, eat.  Spit out, spit out.  It’s wet on entering, but dry when it’s spitted out.’  What is the Action t...
Answer to # 5 Eating sugar cane.
# 6  Lateral Thinking Every morning I have eggs for breakfast. I own no chickens and I never buy eggs or get them from any...
Answer to # 6 From my Ducks!
# 7  Riddle I have a bed but never sleep. I have a mouth but never eat. I do not have feet but yet keep moving. What am I?
Answer to # 7 A River
# 8  Riddle It has no top or bottom but it can hold flesh, bones and blood all at the same time. What is it?
Answer to # 8 A Ring
#  9  Riddle ‘ There is a pond with white stones along the sides. At the center of the pond is a crocodile.’ What is this ...
Answer to # 9 Mouth
#  10  Riddle There is a green round house. Inside the green round house is a smaller white house. In the white house is a...
A watermelon Answer to # 10
# 11  Riddle When I am clean, I am black. When I am dirty,  I am white. What am I?
Answer to # 11 A Blackboard
#  12  A Puzzle A man was lying dead, face down in the desert wearing a backpack. He did not die of thirst and he was not ...
Answer to # 12 He jumped out of an airplane, but his parachute failed to open.
The  End With Metta, Bro. Oh Teik Bin
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A Power Point Presentation of 12 Riddles and Puzzles for Mental Exercise. Motivation for Thinking Skills especially for the young. Download for some animation effects. Done by Bro. Oh Teik Bin from Teluk Intan, Malaysia.

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  1. 1. MENTAL GAMES FOR THE YOUNG
  2. 2. # 1 A person looking at a photo says : “Brothers and Sisters have I none. But that man’s father is my father’s son.” What is the relationship between the person on the photo and the speaker?
  3. 3. Answer to # 1 The Photo is of himself.
  4. 4. # 2 Riddle There are some who sell this and some who buy this. Those who buy this don’t use it for themselves; those who use this don’t know. What is this thing?
  5. 5. Answer to # 2 Coffin
  6. 6. # 3 How are you going to eat a hard-boiled egg if you are not allowed to break the egg shell?
  7. 7. Answer to # 3 Ask somebody else to break it!
  8. 8. # 4 Puzzle A middle-aged lady knocked at the door of a house occupied by an old lady by the name of Madam Ruth Zoeski. Ruth Zoeski was a widow. When the old lady opened her front door, she was greeted by “Good morning, Madam Ruth Zoeski.” Now, the middle-aged lady was new to this area; she had never met the old lady before. Neither had she heard of this old lady or her name. How did she know the old lady’s name?
  9. 9. Answer to # 4 The middle-aged woman was a new post woman delivering a letter addressed to Madam Ruth Zoeski.
  10. 10. # 5 Riddle ‘ Eat, eat. Spit out, spit out. It’s wet on entering, but dry when it’s spitted out.’ What is the Action that fits the above?
  11. 11. Answer to # 5 Eating sugar cane.
  12. 12. # 6 Lateral Thinking Every morning I have eggs for breakfast. I own no chickens and I never buy eggs or get them from anyone else’s chickens. Where do I get my eggs?
  13. 13. Answer to # 6 From my Ducks!
  14. 14. # 7 Riddle I have a bed but never sleep. I have a mouth but never eat. I do not have feet but yet keep moving. What am I?
  15. 15. Answer to # 7 A River
  16. 16. # 8 Riddle It has no top or bottom but it can hold flesh, bones and blood all at the same time. What is it?
  17. 17. Answer to # 8 A Ring
  18. 18. # 9 Riddle ‘ There is a pond with white stones along the sides. At the center of the pond is a crocodile.’ What is this thing?
  19. 19. Answer to # 9 Mouth
  20. 20. # 10 Riddle There is a green round house. Inside the green round house is a smaller white house. In the white house is a red house. And living in the red house are lots of little black babies. What is it?
  21. 21. A watermelon Answer to # 10
  22. 22. # 11 Riddle When I am clean, I am black. When I am dirty, I am white. What am I?
  23. 23. Answer to # 11 A Blackboard
  24. 24. # 12 A Puzzle A man was lying dead, face down in the desert wearing a backpack. He did not die of thirst and he was not killed by somebody. Can you suggest an explanation?
  25. 25. Answer to # 12 He jumped out of an airplane, but his parachute failed to open.
  26. 26. The End With Metta, Bro. Oh Teik Bin

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