As I was going to St. Ives — загадка — проверьте себя

7 отличных загадок на английском — упражнения для вашего мозга.
Первая известна многим — мне ее прислал британец.
Скажу честно, сразу не отгадала.
А вы?

Загадка — перевод на английский
Загадка — riddle.
Угадай загадку — guess the riddle.
Разгадай загадку — solve the riddle.

Загадка номер 1

As I was going to St. Ives,
I met a man with seven wives,
Each wife had seven sacks,
Each sack had seven cats,
Each cat had seven kits:
Kits, cats, sacks, and wives,
How many were there going to St. Ives?

Загадка номер 2

I am a 10 Letters word.
The first four suggest power.
You eat my 5, 6, 7 and 8.
My 8, 9 and 10 represent a female.
I can also fly.
Who am I?


The first four suggest power: King
You eat my 5, 6, 7 and 8: Fish
My 8, 9 and 10 represent a female: Her
I can also fly.

Ответ: Who am I: Kingfisher

Загадка номер 3

A man wanted to enter a Club. The entry of the members was with a password.
The man hid besides the wall and tried to overhear the password.
A member came, the guard said ’12’ and the member replied ‘6’. The watchman let him in.
Another member came and the guard said ‘6’, the member replied ‘3’ and he was also let in.
The man deduced that the password is half the number recited by the guard.
He went confidently and the guard said ‘8’ and the man replied ‘4’.
And the guard didn’t open the door for him.
What was the PASSWORD?


The password was 5 because the word Eight has 5 letters.
The Password is the number of letter of the number in words.

Загадка номер 4

During a family meeting, the following people were present:
Father, Mother, Son, Daughter, Aunt, Uncle, Niece, Cousin, and Nephew.
In all, there were only 4 people.
How is it possible?


The meeting was between a group of a Brother (with his Son or Daughter)
and his Sister (with her Daughter or Son)!

Загадка номер 5

There are four brothers in this world that were all born together.
The first runs and never wearies.
The second eats and is never full.
The third drinks and is always thirsty. T
he fourth sings a song that is never good.
Who are they?


Water, fire, earth, wind.

Загадка номер 6

The Smith family is a very wealthy family that lives in a big, circular home. One morning, Mr. Smith woke up and saw a strawberry jam stain on his new carpet. He figured out that everyone who was there that morning had a jam sandwich. From the following statements, figure out who spilled the jam.

Billy Smith: I was outside playing basketball.

The Maid: I was dusting the corners of the house.

Chef: I was starting to make lunch for later.

Who is lying?


The maid was lying. There are no corners in a circular house.

Загадка номер 7

What’s the first letter of the sequence: MAMJJASON


F. The letter represent the first letters of the months of the year, starting with March. F is for February, and of course F would be the first one.

3 thoughts on “As I was going to St. Ives — загадка — проверьте себя

  1. вот эта загадка попроще будет)
    What’s the next letter in the sequence: P O I U Y T R E W?
    в инет не подглядывать)

  2. How many ??? were there going to St. Ives? Кажется слово пропущено в первой загадке )

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