Dear Watson #1Riddles are little poems or phrases that pose a question that needs answering. Riddles frequently rhyme, but this is not a requirement.
If you like your Physics and you like your Chemistry,
You will find this puzzle, as easy as can be.
Firstly, from a glass of milk, take what is good for bones.
Second take the metal used to glaze pottery with pretty tones.
Thirdly you might eat me to get your innards on a slide;
Last I am a diode in a "crystal-set" just look inside.
Now put us all together, and thus what can be seen?
A great big head? ; A large white moth? ; A vegetable that's green?
What am I?
HintThe rest of the quote in the title is from Sherlock Holmes "Elementary my dear Watson."
AnswerHere are the elements with their symbols.
Calcium in milk is good for bones (Ca)
Boron in Borax is used to glaze pottery (B)
A "Barium Meal" is eaten to facilitate an X-Ray of the intestines (Ba)
A diode used in crystal sets was often made from Germanium (Ge)
Ca B Ba Ge
A head of cabbage.
A cabbage moth.
I am a Cabbage!
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