The “Lupita’s dad has 5 daughters” riddle has left many scratching their heads. Here’s the answer.

During the lockdown, it’s important that you don’t forget to keep active. 

When Boris Johnson issued the pivotal statement just weeks ago, he instructed the UK public to remain home as much as possible, only leaving for work if necessary and shopping for essentials as infrequently as possible. 

Of course, it was important that he address concerns regarding exercise and he reassured us that we may leave the house once a day for a walk or jog etc. as long as we’re not meeting with people from other households. 

There are also plenty of ways to keep physically fit at home, but your brain needs exercise too. 

Reading is a great way to keep your mind healthy and we’re actually seeing lots of puzzles and riddles surface on social media to encourage the masses to keep their thinking caps on. 

There are plenty of familiar ones, but a wealth of new ones too, devised to put our literacy, numeracy and general problem-solving skills to the test. 

Lupita’s dad has 5 daughters riddle

If you haven’t had your morning coffee, we imagine this one has been turned over and over in your heads for some time. 

Let’s address the riddle for a moment:

“Lupita’s dad has 5 daughters, Lisa, Laura, Liza and Lolo. What is the name of the other daughter missing?”

Right, read it through very carefully before scrolling down to the answer…

Still haven’t got it? Well, not to worry! We have the answer just down below. 


Answer: Lupita’s dad has 5 daughters riddle

  • The answer to the “Lupita’s dad has 5 daughters” riddle is Lupita. 

The key to unlocking the answer is paying close attention to how the riddle starts: “Lupita’s dad has 5 daughters.” It’s Lupita’s father but her name is subsequently missed out from the list. 

It’s a pretty cool wordplay trick and the alliteration of the names encourages readers to focus on those in determining the answer. Nevertheless, it’s right there at the beginning!

If you’re yet to show your family and friends, be sure to share it with them and see if they can get it. 

In other news, heading out to The Range?