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A Dozen Brainteasers and Riddles from Simple to Difficult

Get eight or more right in five minutes and you can claim bragging rights.

Here’s your chance to warm up your thinking powers with 12 brainteasers and riddles organized from simple to difficult. Ready the stopwatch app on your phone. Readers who can get eight or more items right in five minutes or less can claim bragging rights. Answers follow each question.

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