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A Fun Zone's Brain Teaser #148

A brain teaser is a form of puzzle that requires thought to solve. It often requires thinking in unconventional ways with given constraints in mind; sometimes it also involves lateral thinking. Logic puzzles and riddles are specific types of brain teasers.
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1. Tom is older than Sue, and Sue is younger than Mary, who is older than Tom. Who is the oldest of the three?

2. Who is your father's only son's brother's uncle's wife's daughter's brother's father's son?

3. A boat has a ladder that has six rungs, each rung is one foot apart. The bottom rung is one foot from the water. The tide rises at 12 inches every 15 minutes. High tide peaks in one hour. When the tide is at it's highest, how many rungs are under water?


 

The Solution

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1. Mary.

2. No-one, an only son cannot have a brother, although they may have a sister.

3. None, the boat rises with the tide.