Solve these Riverboat riddles and you may have what it takes to work here
While the safety of our guests and crew aboard the Riverboats at the Gateway Arch is the primary focus of all employees, there’s a certain wit and social skill we look for in all new team members. So we’ve come up with a little test to find who may be ready for a new part-time job or to start a career on the St. Louis Riverfront.
If you can correctly answer any of these riddles, then follow this link to APPLY TODAY and join our crew:
- A 10 foot rope ladder hangs over the side of a boat with the bottom rung on the surface of the water. The rungs are one foot apart, and the tide goes up at the rate of 6 inches per hour. How long will it be until three rungs are covered?
- You walk onto a bridge and you see a boat full of people, but there is not a single person on it. How is that possible?
- Two people are standing on the bank of a river looking forward to crossing to the other side. There is one boat with a capacity for one person. The two people managed to cross the river safely. How did they do it?
- Captain Ali is the captain of the ship. The captain of the ship is Captain Ali. Guess the name of the ship.
- A girl went over to the U.S. on the 4th of July and partied for 3 days and came back on the 4th of July. How did she do that?
- Never. The boat will rise with tide.
- They’re all married.
- They were on opposite sides of the river.
- The name of the ship is What.
- She went over on the date of the 4th of July and came home on the boat called the 4th of July.