Hi Year 6, I hope you are all safe and well. Well done to those of you that responded last week to the riddles. I was a little disappointed to many of you who didn’t even have a go. The riddles are fun and there to keep your little heads busy. Please do have a go. I will reveal the answers on Friday. Do show how you have worked them out rather than copy each others answers because we can tell. Have fun.
Riddle 1: If the zookeeper had 100 pairs of animals in her zoo and if two pairs of babies are born for each and every one of the original animals, and then sadly 23 animal don’t survive, how many animals do you have left in total?
Riddle 2: A little boy goes shopping and purchases 12 tomatoes. On the way home, all but 9 get mushed and ruined. How many tomatoes are left in a good condition?
Riddle 3: If you multiply this number by any other number, the answer will always be the same. What number is this?
Riddle 4: Jennifer passed away at a very old age on her 26th birthday. How can this be?
Riddle 5: If 66 = 2, 999 = 3, 8=2, 0=1, 9696=4, 8123=2, 98=3 and 88=4, then what does 816982 equal?
Riddle 6: If four men can build four tables in four hours, how many tables can eight men build in eight hours?
Riddle 7: There are 2 ants in front of 2 other ants, 2 ants behind 2 ants and 2 ants next to 2 ants. How many total ants are there?
Riddle 8: A bicycle rider is traveling south at 25 mph, a truck passes the bicyclist also traveling south at 40 mph. Simultaneously, the bicycle rider passes a jogger who is running in the same direction south at 5 mph. Which will move away from the bicyclist at a quicker pace, the car or the jogger?
Riddle 9: If you take my son’s age and multiply it by one and a half times his age you get 24. How old is my son?
Riddle 10: A huge bag of garlic bulbs weighs 294 lbs divided by 1/6th of its weight. How much does the bag of garlic weigh?