What are the five most difficult riddles in the world?
Answer == The difficulty of a riddle is dependent on the person who asks it. A question can be simple or really hard depending on how it is worded. Consider:
* My weight for words against the wind? * What's heavy, ornamental, almost useless and sits in your office? * If I sit where I am told then all your letters you will hold. What am I? The first one was meant to be hard the last easy, but they all signify the same thing.
Some riddles that have stood the test of time.
- What goes on four legs in the morning, two legs in the day, and three legs in the evening? The riddle of the sphinx, from the legend of Oedipus. Bronze-age Greece.
- What has three heads, six legs, two arms, and two wings? Riddle recovered from clay tables in the excavated library of Asphrabal, bronze-age Assyria.
- The riddle of the Green Knight. From 'Sir Gawain and the Green Knight', dark-age England.
- If one grain of rice were to be put on the first square, and two on the next, and then four on the next and so on till all 64 squares are visited then shall this suffice for my payment? From Medieval India.
- Out of the eater has came forth meat, and out of the strong came forth sweetness. Sampson's riddle from bronze-age Israel.
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The difficulty of a language depends on many things. Native speakers of English can learn Spanish with less difficulty than Native Korean speakers, since English is closer to …Spanish than Korean is. On top of that some languages are considered easy to learn to speak, but difficult to learn to write and vice versa. An example would be Mandarin Chinese, from the perspective of Native English speakers it is considered easy to learn to speak, but difficult to read and write.
I read somewhere that it was ranked: 1) English 2) Japanese 3) Russian
Short Answer: Professional Cycling. Long Answer: In order to properly answer this question, we first have to determine our definition of 'most difficult'. Difficulty can be… measured in various ways, including strength and endurance requirements. In my opinion, the best and most logical assessment is wattage. Human energy, as most of us know, is usually measured in Calories. Calories can be converted into Joules, another measurement of energy. A Watt is one joule per second . If we look at total energy expenditure over time, I believe Pro Cycling comes out on top. A pro cyclist averages between 260 and 450 watts. During a three week stage race like the Tour de France, this means that a cyclist might produce between 85 and 142 million joules. As far as I know, no other sport on the planet demands this kind of expenditure from competitors. Therefore it is my hypothesis that Pro Cycling is the most difficult sport in the world. Some other difficult sports include Soccer, Rowing, Marathon Running and Speed Skating. The problem with making any sort of determination concerning the difficulty of a given sport is that its participants are inherently biased, and take unwarranted offense at the notion that their sport is less difficult than another sport. This is because they feel, for them, what they do is very difficult. By that criteria the most difficult sport for you the reader is different than the most difficult sport for all humanity.
I think it's gotta be the question of life...WHo made us? does god exist or are we really just extremely evolved bacteria? Are we here for a reason? Or were we just some form …of luck? And if we were some form of luck,is there other life somewhere that beat the odds?...keeps me up all night thinking .......................................................... I think that the most difficult question to answer is "WHY?"
(RECOVERED FROM "What is considered the hardest riddle in the world") One There is a man stuck in a concrete cube. There is concrete behind, in front, above, below, and on …both sides of him. Each wall is 10 feet thick and there are no holes or windows. The only other thing in this cube of 10 feet thick concrete is a table and a mirror. How does the man escape? Two There are four animals standing around a coconut tree. The animals are a lion, a monkey, a squirrel, and a giraffe. Which animal will get the bananas off the tree first? Three In a street there are five houses, painted five different colors. In each house lives a person who has a different nationality, who keeps a different pet, drinks different beverages, and smokes a different brand of cigar. Who owns the fish? Clues: . The British man lives in a red house. . The Swedish man keeps dogs as pets. . The Danish man drinks tea. . The Green house is next to, and on the left of the White house. . The owner of the Green house drinks coffee. . The person who smokes Pall Mall rears birds. . The owner of the Yellow house smokes Dunhill. . The man living in the center house drinks milk. . The Norwegian lives in the first house. . The man who smokes Blends lives next to the one who keeps cats. . The man who keeps horses lives next to the man who smokes Dunhill. . The man who smokes Blue Master drinks beer. . The German smokes Prince. . The Norwegian lives next to the blue house. . The Blends smoker lives next to the one who drinks water. Four You are killed in a plane crash and find yourself at 2 doors : one leads to heaven and the other to hell. There is a troll at each door and the trolls are identical in every way. You find instructions posted on the wall behind you : you can ask one question and one question only, and you can only direct it to one of the trolls. One troll will always lie to you regardless of your question, and the other will always tell you the truth. Only the trolls themselves know which will lie and which will be truthful, and that is all you are told. What one question should you ask? A1 : He looks in the mirror. He takes what he saw, and saws the table in half. He puts the table together again, two halves making a whole. He leaves through the hole. :-) A2: It's a coconut tree. A3 : The man who own the fish is the German in the green house, who smokes Prince and drinks coffee. (Complete solution at the related link to "Einstein's Puzzle") A4 : Ask "If I were to ask the other troll which gate leads to heaven, which door would he point to?" If the lying troll were to be asked, he would have to consider the honest troll's perspective, but because he has to lie, he will be forced to point at the door leading to hell. Alternately, the honest troll would consider the lying troll's perspective and be truthful, making him point to the door that leads to hell. Obviously, you would enter the door that the troll you are asking did not point to. (see related question)
The Antarctica Marathon (no kidding, there is such a race).
Chinese include ( Japanese and Korean) + Arabic.. obviously the alphabet AND the pronunciation are unbelievable ! Answer Polish There is no such thing. Language diffi…culty depends on the person. Other factors are the learner's native language and their familiarity with the target language's culture.
According to Guinness World Records, the hardest tongue twister in the world is "The sixth sick sheikh's sixth sheep's sick."
If Miss Koprivanac is a Male or Female. She has been studied by scientists and they have discovered that she/he has a mangina.
You can see me but now you don't where am i
I think the team with Brazil in the group is the hardest to tell.
the more you take away the bigger it gets a man can make a cigarette out of 3 butts one day he finds 9 butts and smokes all 3 cigarettes how many does he have left? 1 becau…se each cigarette leaves 1 butt so when he has smoked all 3 cigarettes he can make 1 more.
War and Peace.
Snake.The snake will bite you when you will untie him.The snake should be alive. Or the snake should not be anesthetized.
The most difficult instrument to master is piano. There are plentyof musicians out there who play all different types of horns,woodwinds, percussion, strings, etc. etc. as wel…l as vocalists whohave tried piano who will tell you piano is much more difficult tomaster. Piano requires a higher level of brain development and morevast, intense and complex range of musical comprehension than anyother instrument. That's piano is theoretically inclusive of everyother instrument, so therefore there's a lot more to masteringpiano than any other instrument.
You have to state the five pillars for me to tell you which one isthe most difficult.