This riddle puzzles thousands of Americans – I wonder if you’re clever enough to handle it

Challenging yourself in different ways is always fun, not to mention healthy. Whether it’s a run around the block or solving a few brainteasers, both types of exercises are equally helpful for keeping a fresh mind and body. However, in magazines and television, people usually focus only on the physical part of being healthy.

Exercising your brain is vital to keep up with the rest of the body, and it is always fun to overcome a challenge!

The riddle below has been circulating the web for a while, making thousands pull their hair out trying to find the answer – can you solve it?

Brainteasers, to most of us, means sitting on the couch with a newspaper and solving the puzzles that come with it, be it Sudoku or Crosswords. It is cozy, but the fact is, there are millions of online challenges just as exciting and fun (if not more).

The riddle that puzzles America

Thanks to the Internet, we have infinite options at our disposal when we are aching for a new challenge.

Among these is the next riddle, which has puzzled fellow countrymen throughout America.

It may look simple at first glance, but these challenges always have a hidden detail. Or do they? Who knows? Maybe overthinking is part of the problem.

What’s the fastest way to empty the bathtub?

Okay, here comes the riddle, check the picture below.

The riddle that puzzles America

Can you figure it out? Most people get it wrong when they rush.

Take your time. It’s essential to think outside the box!

Here is the answer

If you are not sure about the correct answer, we’ll tell you after the next image.

The correct answer is: draining it normally!

No, it wasn’t in the list as an option – but where did it say you had to use the bucket, cup, or spoon? The fastest way to empty the bathtub is by pulling the plug on it and letting it drain normally!

Now invite your friends to a good brainteaser by hitting that SHARE button below! Or did you think the challenge was too easy? Then tag your friends to show them how much of a genius you are!