The Man in the Photo

A person is looking at somebody’s photo and exclaims:

“Brothers and sisters, I have none,
But this man’s father is my father’s son.”

Who is the person in the photo?

It is the person’s son.

Fly Escape

Move only 2 matchsticks, so that the fly will escape from the trap. The shape of the trap must remain the same.

The solution is shown below.

Send More Money

Replace every letter with a different digit between 0 and 9, such that you get a correct calculation.

The answer is 9567 + 1085 = 10652.

You can first see that M = 1. Then S = 8 or 9 and O = 0. MORE is at most 1098, and if S = 8, then E = 9, N is either 9 or 0, but this is impossible. Therefore S = 9, N = E + 1. You can check easily the 6 possibilities for (N, E) and then find the answer.

My Son

After a car accident, the father dies and the boy arrives at the emergency room in the hospital. Upon entering the room however, the surgeon exclaims “This is my son, I can’t operate!” How is this possible?

The surgeon is the mother of the boy.