Age riddles can be fun and challenging to solve. They make us think logically and do some math in our heads. Here are 83 riddles about age with answers to test your logic skills.

## Age Riddles

### Math based age riddles

These riddles involve some simple math to figure out people’s ages.

- Mary is 24 years older than her brother. In 6 years, Mary’s age will be one year less than twice her brother’s age. How old is Mary now?
- Jenny is half as old as Tom will be when Tom is 100 years old. How old is Jenny now?
- John’s age is 60% of Ann’s age. Ann is 4 years older than John. What are their ages?
- Jane’s age is 3 times Cathy’s age. The sum of their ages is 48. How old is Jane?
- The ages of a father and son add up to 66. The father’s age is 3 times the son’s age. How old could they be?
- Mike is 3 times as old as Amy. In 10 years, the sum of their ages will be 60. How old are Mike and Amy now?
- Tina is twice as old as Cathy. 14 years ago, the sum of their ages was 30. How old are Tina and Cathy now?
- Ron is 11 years younger than twice Tim’s current age. The sum of their ages is 57. How old is each person?
- John is one year older than Mary. Mary is twice as old as their son Ben. The sum of their ages is 83. How old is each person?
- Bill is one third the age of his father. In 20 years, Bill’s age will be one half of his father’s current age. How old are Bill and his father now?

### Logic based age riddles

These riddles require some logical thinking to uncover ages based on relationships.

- Two girls are 42 years old together. Mary is 3 years older than Susan. How old is each girl?
- John’s father is 5 times as old as John. In 10 years, John’s age will be one half of his father’s age. How old are John and his father now?
- Jenny has 3 children. The sum of all their ages is 24. If the oldest child is 8 years older than the youngest child, how old is the middle child?
- A man’s age is 5 times his son’s age. In 20 years, the man’s age will be twice his son’s age at that time. What are their ages now?
- Tom is 3 times as old as his son Ron. 10 years ago, Tom was 7 times as old as Ron. How old are Tom and Ron now?
- Two boys are 42 years old together. One boy is one year older than the other. How old is each boy?
- Dave is 4 years older than 3 times Cathy’s age. The total of their ages is 56. How old are Dave and Cathy?
- A father is 56 years old. He has 2 children. The younger one is 8 years old. When the older child was half as old as the younger child is now, the father was 5 times as old as the older child. How old is the older child now?
- Bill is 17 years younger than his brother. Two years ago, Bill was one fifth his brother’s age at that time. How old are Bill and his brother now?
- Adam is 3 times older than his son Ron. 5 years from now, Adam will be twice as old as Ron. How old are Adam and Ron right now?

### Relationship based age riddles

These riddles use family relationships to uncover ages.

- Mary is 16 years younger than John, who is twice as old as their son David. The total of their ages is 92. How old is each person?
- A mother is 7 years older than her daughter. 10 years ago, the mother’s age was 4 times her daughter’s age. How old are they now?
- George is twice as old as his brother Stanley. 5 years ago, the sum of their ages was 45. How old are George and Stanley now?
- Nancy is 3 years younger than twice her sister Amy’s age. 6 years from now, Nancy’s age will be one half of Amy’s age at that time. How old are the sisters now?
- Peter is one fourth the age of his father. In 8 years, he will be half as old as his father. How old are Peter and his father now?
- Ann’s grandfather is 6 times as old as she is. In 4 years, he will be 5 times her age. How old are Ann and her grandfather now?
- Jenny is half as old as Lucy. 5 years ago, Jenny was one third Lucy’s age. How old are Jenny and Lucy now?
- Tom is 3 times older than his son Paul. The total of their ages is 44. How old is each of them?
- Mary is 3 years younger than John. John’s age is the cube of Mary’s age. What are their ages?
- A man is twice as old as his son. 20 years ago, the man was 9 times as old as his son. How old are the man and his son now?

### Logic & math combination age riddles

These riddles require both logical thinking and math skills.

- Lisa is 6 years younger than Mike. Alice is half Mike’s age. The total of their ages is 56. How old are Lisa, Mike and Alice?
- Two boys are 42 years old together. One boy’s age is 4 years more than twice the other boy’s age. How old are the boys?
- Father’s age is 6 times his son’s age. After 5 years, father’s age will be 7 times of his son’s age. After further 5 years, his son’s age will be 28 years. Find their present ages.
- Alan is twice as old as his son Ron. Two years ago, Alan was 4 times as old as Ron. How old are Alan and Ron now?
- A father’s age is 5 times his daughter’s age. In 7 years, the father’s age will be 3 times the daughter’s age at that time. What are their present ages?
- Jeff is twice as old as Andy. The sum of their ages is 66. How old are Jeff and Andy?
- Ann is 3 years older than twice Cathy’s age. The sum of their ages is 57. How old are Ann and Cathy?
- John’s age is 5 times of his son’s age. After 10 years, John’s age will be 3 times of his son’s age at that time. Their present ages are in the ratio 7 : 2. What are their present ages?
- Jenny is half as old as Lucy. The sum of their ages is 56. How old are Jenny and Lucy?
- A man is 7 times as old as his son. In 18 years, the man will be 3 times as old as his son. How old are the man and his son now?

### Funny age riddles

Here are some silly and funny riddles about age.

- A boy is as old as his mother was when his mother was as old as the boy is now. The boy is 12 years old now. How old is his mother?
- When John was 10, his mom was 40. Now John is 40. How old is his mom?
- Emily is 3 times older than Zoe. In 10 years, Emily will only be twice as old as Zoe. How old are Emily and Zoe now?
- Julia is now twice as old as Lily. 10 years ago, Julia was 4 times as old as Lily. How old are Julia and Lily now?
- Ana and Lana were born on the same day. Ana is 1/6 the age of her mother. Lana is 1/4 the age of her mother. Their mothers’ total age is 78. How old are Ana and Lana?
- Jenny is 3 times older than Ronny. In 6 years, Jenny will be twice as old as Ronny. How old are Jenny and Ronny now?
- Adam is 3 times older than Ron. 5 years from now, Adam will be twice as old as Ron. How old are Adam and Ron right now?
- John’s age is 5 times of his son’s age. After 10 years, John’s age will be 3 times of his son’s age at that time. Their present ages are in the ratio 7 : 2. What are their present ages?
- Bill is 17 years younger than his brother. Two years ago, Bill was one fifth his brother’s age at that time. How old are Bill and his brother now?
- Mother is 3 years older than her daughter. Six years ago, the mother’s age was 7 times the age of her daughter. Their ages now are in the ratio 11:4. What are their present ages?

## Answers to Age Riddles

Here are the answers to all the age riddles above:

### Math based age riddles answers

- Mary is 30 years old now.
- Jenny is 25 years old now.
- John is 24 years old. Ann is 28 years old.
- Jane is 36 years old. Cathy is 12 years old.
- Father is 45 years old. Son is 15 years old.
- Mike is 30 years old. Amy is 10 years old.
- Tina is 34 years old. Cathy is 17 years old.
- Ron is 28 years old. Tim is 39 years old.
- John is 46 years old. Mary is 45 years old. Ben is 23 years old.
- Bill is 15 years old. Father is 45 years old.

### Logic based age riddles answers

- Mary is 24 years old. Susan is 21 years old.
- John is 10 years old. Father is 50 years old.
- Youngest child is 6 years old. Middle child is 8 years old. Oldest child is 14 years old.
- Man is 40 years old. Son is 8 years old.
- Tom is 48 years old. Ron is 16 years old.
- Older boy is 21 years old. Younger boy is 20 years old.
- Dave is 32 years old. Cathy is 10 years old.
- Older child is 20 years old.
- Bill is 19 years old. His brother is 36 years old.
- Adam is 27 years old. Ron is 9 years old.

### Relationship based age riddles answers

- John is 40 years old. Mary is 24 years old. David is 8 years old.
- Mother is 37 years old. Daughter is 30 years old.
- George is 30 years old. Stanley is 15 years old.
- Amy is 15 years old. Nancy is 12 years old.
- Peter is 4 years old. Father is 32 years old.
- Ann is 8 years old. Grandfather is 48 years old.
- Jenny is 18 years old. Lucy is 36 years old.
- Tom is 36 years old. Paul is 12 years old.
- John is 27 years old. Mary is 24 years old.
- Man is 56 years old. Son is 28 years old.

### Logic & math combination age riddles answers

- Mike is 24 years old. Lisa is 18 years old. Alice is 12 years old.
- Older boy is 20 years old. Younger boy is 16 years old.
- Father’s present age is 42 years. Son’s present age is 7 years.
- Alan is 28 years old. Ron is 14 years old.
- Father’s present age is 35 years. Daughter’s present age is 7 years.
- Jeff is 44 years old. Andy is 22 years old.
- Ann is 33 years old. Cathy is 15 years old.
- John is 70 years old. Son is 14 years old.
- Jenny is 28 years old. Lucy is 56 years old.
- Man is 42 years old. Son is 6 years old.

### Funny age riddles answers

- The boy is 12 years old. His mother is 36 years old.
- John is 40 years old now. His mom is 80 years old now.
- Emily is 15 years old now. Zoe is 5 years old now.
- Julia is 24 years old now. Lily is 12 years old now.
- Ana is 6 years old. Lana is 12 years old.
- Jenny is 18 years old now. Ronny is 6 years old now.
- Adam is 27 years old now. Ron is 9 years old now.
- John is 70 years old now. Son is 14 years old now.
- Bill is 19 years old now. Brother is 36 years old now.
- Mother is 44 years old now. Daughter is 41 years old now.

## Conclusion

These age riddles require logic, math and critical thinking to solve. Some are also funny riddles that play with relationships. Solving these can be a good brain exercise. How many were you able to get right? Sharpen your logic skills and try solving more each time.