We love a good riddle – it gets your brain working and is the perfect midday distraction! We have collected a series of mind-bending questions to test your brainteaser skills! Challenge yourself and see if you can figure it out.

**A tricky riddle**

What is the answer?

1. In 1990, a person is 15 years old. In 1995, that same person is 10 years old. How can this be?

2. At first, I am rich then at the very end it sadly gets hard. What’s my name?

3. If I have 3 apples and you take 2 away from me, how many apples do you have?

4. How many flies are flying if there are 3 half flies plus a fly and a half?

5. A is B’s father, but B isn’t A’s son. How can this be?

6. What is as big as an elephant but doesn’t weigh anything?

7. I won’t give my love to Rose, I won’t give this rose to Mary. But combine my past lovers and you’ll see who I wanna marry.

8. Who does it, doesn’t say Who receives it, doesn’t know. Who knows it, doesn’t want it. What is it?

Scroll down to check your answers!

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**Did you get it? Here is the answer:**

1. The person lived before Christ. Therefore, in 1995 B.C. She/he was 10 years old, and in 1990 she/he turned 15.

2. Richard.

3. If I have 3 apples and you take 2, then you have 2 apples.

4. Just one fly. Half flies neither exist nor can they fly.

5. B is A’s daughter, not his son.

6. An elephant’s shadow.

7. Rosemary.

8. A lie.

How many answers did you get right?