Tricky riddle: Can you guess the name of the fifth son?

Riddles and puzzles are a good and fun way to get our daily mental exercise. We all need a form of stimulation for the brain after staring at our phones and computers all day.

Brainteasers offer a way to put all worries and thoughts aside for a moment – to be able to relax and reset.

And since technology and menial tasks occupy most of our time, I think we need regular breaks now more than ever before. Regardless, it never hurts to a bit of brain-teasing!

With that said, it is time for today’s challenge. Will you solve it on your own or will you have to look at the answer at the bottom? Let’s find out!

Time to concentrate

This riddle has been gaining traction online lately, and surprisingly, only a few manage to solve it on their own.

It is a really clever challenge, but if you focus, I know you can do it.

What is the name of the fifth son?

Okay, here comes the mystery.

You can see it in the picture below. Under it, there is also a transcript in case you don’t understand the handwriting.

fifth son

Simon’s father has five sons. Johnny, Cohnny, Sohnny, and Rohnny – but what is the name of the fifth son?

Can you figure out the answer?

A small clue is that the answer can be found without having to read the entire riddle.

If you still can’t find the answer, we’ll explain it below.

Here is the correct answer

The correct answer is Simon.

How do we know that?

Well, as mentioned in the clue, all you have to do is read the first question.

Simon’s father has five sons…” if you read carefully, it’s pretty obvious.

Great job! Now press that SHARE button below and see if your friends can solve this tricky riddle as fast as you!