Only a true genius can solve this tricky riddle

Most people agree that going out for a run, bike ride or even a short walk is good for the body. You feel nicer and fresher after a little exercise. But with the current situation, getting your daily dose of exercise outside it’s quite risky.

However, you can still exercise your brain, the most important part of your body, from the comfort of your home. 

Of course, we are constantly using our brains, even during our sleep. But sometimes you have to put all the worries and responsibilities aside and treat your mind to some good ‘ol brainteasers.

After a few challenges, you’ll feel your head lighter and it will be easier to concentrate on the important things.

There are plenty of challenges if you know where to look. Back in the day, the easiest way to find new ones was by checking the morning newspaper. There you would come across either crossword puzzles or sudoku.

Now, thanks to the internet, there are endless resources of puzzles, riddles and any other brainteaser you can imagine.

A clever puzzle

Something very popular online is solving riddles, a type of puzzle where you must find an answer to a particular question.

Riddles are most often a good way to pass the time with family and friends, everyone loves to exercise their competitive instinct and learn something new in the meanwhile.

Riddles are often tricky and it is important to try to think a little outside the box to figure them out. The next one is no exception.

How can that be?

Here comes today’s challenge, in the picture below.

puzzle riddle

“A man was 15 years old in 1990. But that same person is 10 years old in 1995. How can that be?”

The puzzle is anything but simple. Can you solve it?

Take your time and think clearly so you solve this riddle. If you can’t come up with the answer, we’ll reveal it below.

Here is the answer

If you failed to figure out the answer, then check below the image.

Answer: it was BC (Before Christ). So 1990 years before the birth of Jesus the man was 15. And in 1995, 5 years before that (1995 BC), the same man was 10.

Far from easy. It took me a while to come out with the answer!

Did you solve it by yourself? Congratulations to you then!

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