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10 Detective Riddles Only the Smartest People Can Solve

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1. A man returned his cup of tea because it contained a fly. However, he becomes furious when the same cup of tea is given back to him. How did he know it was the same cup of tea?

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Because he had added sugar - if it was a new cup of tea, it would not contain sugar.

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2. A man told a story about how he was awarded a medal for ‘Bravery during World War 1’. Why is this a lie?

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He didn't know that World War 2 was going to happen at that time, so he wouldn't have said World War I

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3. A man was standing in front of someone's house on a cold day. He didn't last until spring, and the owner didn't mind. At last the man left. who was that?

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A snowman

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4. A happily married couple goes on leave and locks their house with careful instructions to their neighbor to take care of the house. The wife hides her jewelry in a very safe place, but when she comes back it disappears. Why?

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She decided to hide it in the freezer - there was a power outage, so the neighbor accidentally threw away all the old food as well as her jewelry

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5. A man eats his dinner, goes to his bedroom, turns off the lights and goes to sleep. In the morning, he looks outside and immediately throws himself out the window. Why?

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The man was a lighthouse operator - he wasn't there to turn off the light, and so he looks out the window to see the ship crashing on the rocks.

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