Only a true genius can solve this tricky riddle

We love a good riddle – it gets your brain working and is the perfect midday distraction! We have collected a series of mind-bending questions to test your brainteaser skills! Challenge yourself and see if you can figure it out.

In any case, here’s the riddle:

“A man was 15 years old in 1990. But that same person is 10 years old in 1995. How can that be?”

The puzzle is anything but simple. Can you solve it?

Okay, did you figure out the answer? If you can’t come up with the answer, we’ll reveal it below.






Here is the answer

If you failed to figure out the answer, then check below the image.

If you figured it out already, then congratulations – you’re something of a genius (well, you’re sharper than most at least). You’re one of the 20% who knew the answer to this tricky riddle right away.

If you didn’t manage to solve the riddle, then the answer is below:

It was BC (Before Christ). So 1990 years before the birth of Jesus the man was 15. And in 1995, 5 years before that (1995 BC), the same man was 10.

Did you solve it by yourself? Congratulations to you then!