Common Test, 10 Tricky Questions
Q: Two fathers and their two sons go on a fishing trip together. They each manage to catch one fish to take home with them. They do not lose or consume any fish on their way home but arrive with only three. How can this be?
A: It has not been mentioned anywhere in the riddle that there were four people. Two fathers and their two sons refer to a grandfather, a father and a son.
Q: A witty thief was brought before a king to receive punishment for stealing. The king mercifully asked the thief how he would like to die. The thief told him and the king let him go. What did the thief tell the king?
A: the thief wanted to die of natural causes.