There are 125 sheep and 5 dogs in a flock.
How old is the shepherd?
You can’t determine the answer.
I debated adding this riddle because it is less of a riddle and more of an illustration of how kids are (or are not) being taught to think for themselves. But after reading how kids feel the need to make up an answer without understanding why, I thought this could be a good reminder for all of us to exercise our critical thinking skills.
(via Student Voices)