Riddles have always been a popular form of brain training entertainment, but now more than ever, thanks to lockdown, people are giving them a go.

You may have seen the “Mustard Family” riddle online and have been struggling with the answer for a while.

This riddle has perplexed internet users far and wide, leaving them arguing over what the answer could possibly be.

The Mustard Family Riddle explained

The Mustard Family riddle is all about the amount of members in the Mustard Family, see if you can figure it out:

Mr. and Mrs. Mustard have six daughters and each daughter has one brother. How many people are in the Mustard family?

The answer to the Mustard Family Riddle is: nine.

The riddle says that “each daughter has one brother,” which has made some people assume that there are six brothers. However, the sisters all share the same brother as they are all sisters, which mean there is one brother.

One brother, plus six sisters and Mr and Mrs Mustard makes nine.

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