# 10 Fish in a Tank Riddle - Check the 10 Fish in a Tank Riddle Answer, Solution and the Explanation here

Updated: Sep 07,2020 05:09 GMT

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10 fish in a tank riddle - 10 fish in a tank riddle is trending these days on various social media platforms like Whatsapp, Instagram and Facebook. People can’t resist themselves from sharing this hard and tricky riddle with friends and family. Well, this riddle requires you to this logically and straightforward at the same time but remember the solution to the riddle and challenge your near and dear ones.

## Why should one solve 10 fish in a tank riddle?

The COVID 19 pandemic has brought the world’s entertainment to its knees and brought the world closer. Besides the solitude one feels staying inside the home all time, people are trying to stay as connected as possible. As one can’t live an aloof life for so long, people are now finding new ways to get over this boring coronavirus era. Yes, you guessed it right, they are finding fun in every way possible, in making Dalgona coffee, in Challenging peeps into online Ludo, some are even challenging friends into crazy dares and some are sharing riddles in whatsapp and instagram group to make this New Normal even more exciting. One such riddle is the 10 fish in a tank that has gone viral recently.

## What is the riddle?

The 10 fish in a tank riddle is as follows:

"10 fish are in a tank!2 Drown, 4 Swim away! 3 Die. How many are left?”

### Explanation:

Firstly, fish don’t drown, not in the conventional sense anyway. Secondly, if they are all in a tank, the fish cannot swim out of it or escape. And thirdly, if three have died, they would be floating at the top of the tank. Which means all 10 would still be in the tank.

### 10 fish in a tank riddle answer - FAQ

1. What gets wet while drying?

It is a towel. We use a towel to dry ourselves after a shower and dry hair after a hairwash. But at the same time the towel ends up getting wet while we dry ourselves.

2. You see a boat filled with people, yet there isn’t a single person on board. How is that possible?

A boat filled with people can still be found to lack a single person because all the persons found in the board are married or in a relationship and there is no one whose relationship status is single.

3. You walk into a room that contains a match, a kerosene lamp, a candle and a fireplace. What would you light first?

The first thing to light will be a match stick. Only when we light the match stick, further the fire can be used to light up a kerosene lamp, a candle, and a fireplace.

4. I have branches, but no fruit, trunk, or leaves. What am I?

I am a bank. A bank is a financial institution that has several branches in various locations but lack trunk or leaves and they don’t bear fruits just like any tree that has got branches too.