Got this strange riddle on WhatsApp today, Can anyone share the right answer for this?
What is that comes once a year, twice a month, four times in a week and six times in a day?
I am saying it is strange because I could not think of any convincing logical answer to this riddle.
So I started searching for the answer on Google, but still all the answers that I found were vague.
Can you think of some answer that is more convincing then those found online, then Leave your answers in the comment section and leave the explanation as well.
The first impression makes you feel that the answer is ‘E’ as there is a similar riddle “once in a year, twice in a week…”, but nothing matches that riddle beyond the first line.
These are the possible answers mentioned online.
The answer is ODD NUMBERS …
once in a year ..
we get 1 new year in every year. ( 2016)
[take odd number out.. here is only 1 ] (once)
Twice in a month ..
we get 4 new weeks in a month ..
[4 weeks means 1,2,3,4 .. take odd number out 1,3 ] (twice)
Four Times in a week ..
we get 7 new days in every weeks ..
[7 days means 1,2,3,4,5,6,7 .. take odd number out 1,3,5,7 ] (four times)
Six Times in a day ..
we get 12 new hours in every day ..
[12 hours means 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12 .. take odd number out 1,3,5,7,9,11 ] (six times)
The answer is the letter ‘E’.
Once in the word yEar.
Twice in “EvEry month”
Four times in “EvEry wEEk”
Six times in “EvEry wEEkEndEr.
The answer is letter ‘f’
1 year = 12 months (February = 1 `f`, comes only once in the spelling of all the months)
1 month = 4 weeks (first, fourth = 2 f’s, comes twice in a month)
1 week = 7 days (first, fourth, fifth = 4 f`s, comes 4 times in a week)
1 day = 24 hours (four, five, fourteen, fifteen, twenty-four= 6 f’s, comes 6 times in a day)