There are four pears in the basket and four people in the room. (Image: Bright SIde)
Solving a brainteaser is a fun way to make you think outside the box and is a good exercise to keep your brain muscles in good shape. This one will make you scratch your head as you try to look for answers.
In the mind-boggling puzzle, there are four pears in the basket.
The puzzle further explains that there are four people in the room as well.
Each person took one pear and at the end, there was still one pear left in the basket.
How is that possible?
Test your IQ by solving this mind-bending riddle about pears in a basket in five seconds (Image: SHUTTERSTOCK)
Can you guess that?
You must be thinking hard about finding the answer.
Give your brain some more time and you will be able to crack it.
But don’t forget, it would be good if you can solve it in ten seconds.
Don’t worry, we have got the answer for you.
The last person took a pear together with the basket!
Was it easy?
According to WebMD, when people keep their minds active, their thinking skills are less likely to decline, medical research shows.
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The answer to the riddle (Image: BrightSide)
So games, puzzles, and other types of brain training may help slow memory loss and other mental problems.
One study involved more than 2,800 adults 65 and older. They went to up to 10 hour-long brain-training sessions for 5 to 6 weeks.
People who took the training showed improvement in these skills that lasted for at least 5 years.
They also improved at everyday tasks, such as the ability to manage money and do housework.