150+ Best Riddles (with answers) (2023)

Steve Martin once said that “all of life’s riddles are answered in the movies.” That may be true, but we’re pretty confident that we’ve answered our fair share in this list of some of the greatest riddles of all time.

In fact, the oldest known riddle was found on a clay tablet in Mesopotamia. In the days of Plato and Aristotle in ancient Greece, riddles were used to demonstrate wisdom. Have you heard of the Riddle of the Sphinx?

Riddle: What walks on four legs in the morning, two legs at noon, and three legs in the evening?
Answer: Man

After researching these gems, we’re fairly certain there are probably riddles from their time that were never solved.

Whether you’re looking for family-friendly fun or something to talk about at the office watercooler, we’ve got you covered. What’s even better is that this collection of riddles is suitable for all ages, from kids to grandparents and everyone in-between. Perplexing mathematical stumpers, hilarious plays-on-words—enigmas and conundrums—they’ve all made the list. These little brain teasers are sure to get everyone’s wheels turning!

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Now, let’s get to the riddles! Start at the top, or choose from the following categories:

  • Easy Riddles
  • Funny Riddles
  • Math Riddles
  • Really Hard Riddles
  • Riddles for Adults
  • Riddles for Kids
  • What Am I?
  • Word Riddles

Easy Riddles

1. Riddle: You cannot keep me until you have given me. What am I?
Answer: Your word

2. Riddle: I am not alive, but I grow; I don’t have lungs, but I need air; I don’t have a mouth, but water kills me. What am I?
Answer: Fire

3. Riddle: What is easy to get into but hard to get out of?
Answer: Trouble

4. Riddle: There’s only one word in the dictionary that’s spelled wrong. What is it?
Answer: Wrong

5. Riddle: Thousands lay up gold within this house, but no man-made it. Spears past counting guard this house, but no man wards it.
Answer: Beehive

6. Riddle: What begins with T ends with T and has T in it?
Answer: A teapot

7. Riddle: What has a neck but no head?
Answer: A bottle

8. Riddle: What is full of holes but still holds water?
Answer: A sponge

9. Riddle: What is always in front of you but can’t be seen?
Answer: The future

10. Riddle: What is next in this sequence? JFMAMJJASON
Answer: The letter D. The sequence contains the first letter of each month.

11. Riddle: I’m as hard as a rock, but I melt immediately in hot water. What am I?
Answer: An ice cube

12. Riddle: How do you make the number one disappear by adding to it?
Answer: Add the letter ‘G’ and it becomes Gone

13. Riddle: How much dirt is in a hole that measures 2 feet by 3 feet by 4 feet?
Answer: None

14. Riddle: I’m tall when I’m young, I’m short when I’m old. What am I?
Answer: Candle / Pencil

15. Riddle: A man who was outside in the rain without an umbrella or hat didn’t get a single hair on his head wet. Why?
Answer: He was bald.

16. Riddle: What is full of holes but still holds water?
Answer: A sponge

17. Riddle: If you don’t keep me, I’ll break. What am I?
Answer: A promise

18. Riddle: What two words, added together, contain the most letters?
Answer: Post office

19. Riddle: Which word becomes shorter when you add 2 letters to it?
Answer: Short

20. Riddle: What’s worth more after it’s broken?
Answer: An egg

Ready for the tough questions? Try these Really Hard Riddles.

Funny Riddles

21. Riddle: Why did Snap, Crackle, and Pop get scared?
Answer: They heard there was a cereal killer on the loose.

22. Riddle: What can go up a chimney down, but can’t go down a chimney up?
Answer: An umbrella. If your umbrella is down, it can fit through a chimney, but if it’s up, it won’t fit!

23. Riddle: How do you spell COW in thirteen letters?

24. Riddle: Why is an island like the letter T?
Answer: They’re both in the middle of water!

25. Riddle: What has wheels and flies, but it is not an aircraft?
Answer: A garbage truck.

26. Riddle: What tastes better than it smells?
Answer: Tongue

27. Riddle: What do you call a bear without ears?
Answer: B

28. Riddle: Who lives an exhausting life?
Answer: The exhaust.

29. Riddle: What hard rock group has four dudes, but not one of them plays the guitar?
Answer: Mount Rushmore.

30. Riddle: Sometimes I am born in silence, Other times, no. I am unseen, But I make my presence known. In time, I fade without a trace. I harm no one, but I am unpopular with all. What am I?
Answer: A fart

31. Riddle: What do you get if you cross poison ivy with a four-leaf clover?
Answer: A rash of good luck!

32. Riddle: Why is Europe like a frying pan?
Answer: Because it has Greece at the bottom.

33. Riddle: What do you call a fly without wings?
Answer: A walk

34. Riddle: What word has five letters but sounds like it only has one?
Answer: Queue

35. Riddle: I am neither a guest nor a trespasser be, to this place I belong, it belongs also to me.
Answer: Home

36. Riddle: What is 3/7 chicken, 2/3 cat, and 2/4 goat?
Answer: Chicago!

37. Riddle: A pet shop owner had a parrot with a sign on its cage that said Parrot repeats everything it hears. Davey bought the parrot and for two weeks he spoke to it and it didn’t say a word. He returned the parrot but the shopkeeper said he never lied about the parrot. How can this be?
Answer: The parrot was deaf.

38. Riddle: Which part of a road do ghosts most love to travel?
Answer: The dead end

39. Riddle: Why can’t a pirate ever finish the alphabet?
Answer: Because he always gets lost at sea!

40. Riddle: What do Alexander The Great and Winnie The Pooh have in common?
Answer: Same middle name.

When you’ve stopped laughing, try these Riddles for Kids.

Math Riddles

41. Riddle: Two Fathers and Two Sons Riddle
Answer: Two fathers and two sons sat down to eat eggs for breakfast. They ate exactly three eggs, each person had an egg. The riddle is for you to explain how.

42. Riddle: Add me to myself and multiply by 4.Divide me by 8 and you will have me once more.What number am I?
Answer: Any number.

43. Riddle: In a certain country ½ of 5 = 3. If the same proportion holds, what is the value of 1/3 of 10?
Answer: 4

44. Riddle: If a zookeeper had 100 pairs of animals in her zoo, and two pairs of babies are born for each one of the original animals, then (sadly) 23 animals don’t survive, how many animals do you have left in total?
Answer: 977 animal (100 x 2 = 200; 200 + 800 = 1000; 1000 – 23 = 977)

45. Riddle: There is a 3-digit number. The second digit is four times as big as the third digit, while the first digit is three less than the second digit. What is the number?
Answer: 141

46. Riddle: Ram has 5 sons. Each of his sons has a sister. How many children does Ram have?
Answer: Six. All of the sons have the same sister.

47. Riddle: 100 coins were dropped and got scattered inside a dark place. 90 of the coins fell with heads facing up and the remaining 10 coins fell with tails up. You are asked to sort the coins into 2 piles. Each pile should have the same count of tails-up coins. How is it possible?
Answer: Make 2 piles, one with 90 coins and the other with 10 coins. Flip 10 coins on the pile of 90. The piles will have the same count of tails-up coins.

48. Riddle: A merchant can place 8 large boxes or 10 small boxes into a carton for shipping. In one shipment, he sent a total of 96 boxes. If there are more large boxes than small boxes, how many cartons did he ship?
Answer: 11 cartons total

49. Riddle: In an alien land far away, half of 10 is 6. If the same proportion holds true, then what is 1/6th of 30 in this alien land?
Answer: 6

50. Riddle: What is half of two plus two?
Answer: three

51. Riddle: What do geometry teachers have decorating their floor?
Answer: Area rugs!

52. Riddle: You have 50 biscuits. How many times can you subtract 5 from 50 biscuits?
Answer: Once only because after that it will not be 50 biscuits.As you subtract 5 biscuits it will be 45 and not 50 anymore.

53. Riddle: I saw my math teacher with a piece of graph paper yesterday
Answer: I think he must be plotting something.

54. Riddle: The price of a duck is Rs. 9, a spider costs Rs. 36 and a bee was priced Rs. 27. By taking into account this information, what will be the price of a cat?
Answer: Rs.18 (Rs. 4.50 per leg)

55. Riddle: Suppose 1+9+8=1, then what can be 2+8+9?
Answer: 10! (Consider the first letter of the spelling of each digit, One+Nine+Eight= ONE, similarly Two+Eight+Nine= TEN)

56. Riddle: Mrs. Jones was very proud of her apple tree. One autumn, after harvesting her apples, she called her 3 sons together. “Here are 150 apples,” she said. I want you to take them to the market tomorrow and sell them for me. She gave Paul 15 apples, Nick 50, and Ben 85. “Your job,” added Mrs. Jones, “is to sell the apples in such a way that each of you brings home the same amount of money.” How do they do it?
Answer: The first buyer purchases 12 dozen apples at $1 per dozen. Paul sells him one dozen and has three apples left; Nick sells him four-dozen and has two apples left, and Ben sells him seven-dozen and has one apple left. Then, a second buyer comes along and buys all their remaining apples for $3 a piece. The 3 brothers head home with $10 each.

57. Riddle: If 9999 = 4, 8888 = 8, 1816 = 6, 1212 = 0, then 1919 =
Answer: 4

58. Riddle: Why was math class so long?
Answer: The teacher kept going off on a tangent.

59. Riddle: If you multiply this number by any other number, the answer will always be the same. What number is this?
Answer: Zero

60. Riddle: There are 100 pairs of dogs in a zoo. Two pairs of babies are born for every dog. Unfortunately, 23 of the dogs have not survived. How many dogs would be left in total?
Answer: 977 dogs

Too many numbers? Check out these “What Am I” Riddles.

Really Hard Riddles

61. Riddle: What do you answer even though it never asks you questions?
Answer: A doorbell or a phone

62. Riddle: What word describes a woman who does not have all her fingers on one hand?
Answer: Typical. She would not be so if she had 10 fingers on one hand.

63. Riddle: First, think of the person who lives in disguise, who deals in secrets and tells naught but lies. Next, tell me what’s always the last thing to mend, the middle of the middle and the end of the end? Finally, give me the sound often heard during the search for a hard-to-find word. Now, string them together, and answer me this: Which creature would you be unwilling to kiss?
Answer: A spider

64. Riddle: Mr. and Mrs. Mustard have 6 daughters and each daughter has one brother. How many people are in the Mustard family?
Answer: There are 9 Mustards in the family. Since each daughter shares the same brother, there are 6 girls, 1 boy, and Mr. and Mrs. Mustard.

65. Riddle: What word in the English language does the following: the first two letters signify a male, the first three letters signify a female, the first four letters signify a great, while the entire world signifies a great woman. What is the word?

66. Riddle: How can you drop a raw egg from a height onto a concrete floor without cracking it?
Answer: Concrete floors are very hard to crack.

67. Riddle: Strip the skin under my skin, and my flesh you’ll reveal. It tastes sweet and tart, now throw out the peel. What is it?
Answer: Orange

68. Riddle: Which of the following is the largest? Triangle, circle, square, or rectangle?
Answer: Rectangle, it has the most letters

69. Riddle: What building has the most stories?
Answer: A library

70. Riddle: Pronounced as 1 letter, And written with 3, 2 letters there are, and 2 only in me. I’m double, I’m single, I’m black blue, and grey, I’m read from both ends, and the same either way. What am I?
Answer: Eye

71. Riddle: Sometimes I shine, sometimes I’m dull, sometimes I am big, and sometimes I am small. I can be pointy, I can be curved, and don’t ask me questions because even though I’m sharp, I’m not smart enough to answer you. What am I?
Answer: A knife

72. Riddle: It was an especially hot day and a man was walking in the desert. In the distance, the man suddenly saw a restaurant. He rejoiced, ran to it, and immediately asked the waiter for a glass of water. Instead, the waiter pulled out a gun and pointed it at the man’s head. The man replied with, “thank you.” Why did the man thank the waiter?
Answer: It was a water gun!

73. Riddle: Who has married many women but was never married?
Answer: The priest

74. Riddle: I come from a mine and get surrounded by wood always. Everyone uses me. What am I?
Answer: Pencil lead

75. Riddle: I am believed to be one-dimensional, and tinier than anything can be. Many say I’m the basis of all that we see. What am I?
Answer: A string

76. Riddle: Break it and it gets better; set it and it’s harder to break.
Answer: Record

77. Riddle: Forward, I am heavy; backward, I am not. What am I?
Answer: A ton

78. Riddle: You measure my life in hours and I serve you by expiring. I’m quick when I’m thin and slow when I’m fat. The wind is my enemy.
Answer: A candle

79. Riddle: If you are running a race, and you pass the person in second, what place are you in?
Answer: Second place

80. Riddle: The cock crew, the sky was blue, and the bells in heaven were striking 11. ‘Tis time for this poor soul To go to heaven. What am I?
Answer: The fox burying his grandmother under a hollybush.

Need more? Try these Word Riddles.

Riddles For Adults

81. Riddle: A doctor and a bus driver are both in love with the same woman, an attractive girl named Sarah. The bus driver had to go on a long bus trip that would last a week. Before he left, he gave Sarah seven apples. Why?
Answer: An apple a day keeps the doctor away!

82. Riddle: You have me today, Tomorrow you’ll have more; As your time passes, I’m not easy to store; I don’t take up space, But I’m only in one place; I am what you saw, But not what you see. What am I?
Answer: Memories

83. Riddle: If two snakes marry, what will their towels say?
Answer: Hiss and hers

84. Riddle: On Christmas Eve, when Santa leaves his workshop at the North Pole, what direction does he travel?
Answer: South. The only way to travel from the North Pole is south.

85. Riddle: What four-letter word ends in it and can be found at the bottom of birdcages?
Answer: Grit

86. Riddle: People make me, save me, change me, raise me. What am I?
Answer: Money

87. Riddle: If someone is packing heat what are they carrying?
Answer: A gun.

88. Riddle: Four cars come to a four-way stop, each coming from a different direction. They can’t decide who got there first, so they all go forward at the same time. All 4 cars go, but none crash into each other. How is this possible?
Answer: They all made right-hand turns.

89. Riddle: With pointed fangs, I sit and wait. With piercing force, I crunch out fate. Grabbing victims, proclaiming might, physically joining with a single bite. What am I?
Answer: A stapler

90. Riddle: When does Christmas come before Thanksgiving?
Answer: In the dictionary.

91. Riddle: A drunk man comes home and finds his wife in bed with another man. He goes and grabs his gun out of the closet! What was opened first?
Answer: A bottle.

92. Riddle: If the end of the year is on December 31st, what is the end of Christmas?
Answer: The letter ‘s.’ It’s the last letter in Christmas, so it’s obviously the end!

93. Riddle: What does a man do only once in his lifetime, but women do once a year after they are 29?
Answer: Turn 30

94. Riddle: What did the smelly feet and smelly shoes say to each other before going on a long day of walking?
Answer: This socks!

95. Riddle: I have a head like a cat and feet like a cat, but I am not a cat. What am I?
Answer: A kitten

Still need a laugh? Here are some Funny Riddles.

Riddles for Kids

96. Riddle: I have no life, but I can die. What am I?
Answer: A battery

97. Riddle: What do you call it when your parachute doesn’t open?
Answer: Jumping to a conclusion

98. Riddle: What do you call a grandfather clock?
Answer: An old-timer

99. Riddle: There’s a one-story house where everything is yellow. The walls are yellow. The doors are yellow. Even all the furniture is yellow. The house has yellow beds and yellow couches. What color are the stairs?
Answer: There aren’t any stairs—it’s a one-story house.

100. Riddle: What begins with an E but only has one letter in it?
Answer: An envelope

101. Riddle: What belongs to you but is used most often by everyone else?
Answer: Your name

102. Riddle: You cannot come in or go out without me. What am I?
Answer: A door

103. Riddle: I am hard like stone, but I grow on your body. What am I?
Answer: A tooth

104. Riddle: What room doesn’t have any windows?
Answer: A mushroom

105. Riddle: If you throw a blue stone into the Red Sea, what will it become?
Answer: Wet

106. Riddle: I’m a single-digit number having no value. Which number am I?
Answer: Zero

107. Riddle: What goes up and down the stairs without moving?
Answer: A carpet

108. Riddle: What goes around and around the wood but never goes into the wood?
Answer: The bark of a tree

109. Riddle: A man was driving a black truck. His lights were not on. The moon was not out. A lady was crossing the street. How did the man see her?
Answer: It was a bright, sunny day.

110. Riddle: What has legs but cannot walk?
Answer: A chair

111. Riddle: What word is spelled wrong in every dictionary?
Answer: Wrong

112. Riddle: Tom’s father has three sons: Jim, John, and what’s the third one’s name?
Answer: Tom

113. Riddle: To you, rude would I never be, though I flag my tongue for all to see. What am I?
Answer: A dog

114. Riddle: Which one of Santa’s reindeer is the fastest?
Answer: Dasher

115. Riddle: I like food, but water kills me. What am I?
Answer: Fire

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What Am I?

116. Riddle: I shrink smaller every time I take a bath. What am I?
Answer: Soap

117. Riddle: What tastes better than it smells?
Answer: A tongue.

118. Riddle: A precious stone, as clear as diamond. Seek it out while the sun’s near the horizon. Though you can walk on water with its power, try to keep it, and it’ll vanish in an hour.
Answer: ice

119. Riddle: What cruel person would sit on a baby?
Answer: babysitter

120. Riddle: A weighty currency.
Answer: pound

121. Riddle: I can come in many colors Like red, yellow, orange, blue or green When you put my lead on paper Your drawings or writing can be seen
Answer: Pencil

122. Riddle: A bridge in a hollow And a hundred going over it No blacksmith, nor mason, nor carpenter built it.
Answer: Frozen river

123. Riddle: Some are used for fabric And some are used for hair Some are used for paper And one is called a pair
Answer: Scissors

124. Riddle: I am always running, but never get tired or hot. What am I?
Answer: The refrigerator

125. Riddle: I come on a roll but I’m not toilet paper I’m often clear but I’m not a window I’m often put in a dispenser but I’m not handsoap I help you wrap a gift but I’m not a pair of scissors I have adhesive on one side but I’m not a postage stamp
Answer: Sticky tape

126. Riddle: How many bananas can you eat if your stomach is empty?
Answer: Just one after that it’s not empty anymore.

127. Riddle: this vehicle makes frequent stops So getting to places can be slow In London they’re usually red The ones you take to school are yellow
Answer: Bus

128. Riddle: I wiggled and cannot see. I’m sometimes underground and sometimes on a tree. I really don’t want to be on a hook, and I become a person when combined with a book
Answer: Worm

129. Riddle: What falls often but never gets hurt?
Answer: Snow or rain

130. Riddle: I can travel at nearly 100 miles per hour, but never leave the room. You can cover me up, but that doesn’t slow me down. You will not know if I come only once or again and again and again. What am I?
Answer: A sneeze

131. Riddle: My love, when I gaze on thy beautiful face, Careering along, yet always in place — The thought has often come into my mind If I ever shall see thy glorious behind.
Answer: Moon

132. Riddle: I like to twirl my body but keep my head up high. After I go in, everything becomes tight. What am I?
Answer: Screw

133. Riddle: It cannot be seen, cannot be felt, Cannot be heard, cannot be smelt. It lies behind stars and under hills, And empty holes it fills. It comes first and follows after, Ends life, kills laughter.
Answer: Darkness

134. Riddle: First you see me in the grass dressed in yellow gay; next I am in dainty white, then I fly away. What am I?
Answer: Dandelion

135. Riddle: People have stepped on me, but not many. I never stay full for long. I have a dark side. What am I?
Answer: The moon

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Word Riddles

136. Riddle: How far can you walk into a forest?
Answer: One step. Then you’re walking through the forest.

137. Riddle: Turn me on my side and I am everything. Cut me in half and I am nothing. What am I?
Answer: The number 8 on its side

138. Riddle: An old man dies, leaving behind two sons. In his will, he orders his sons to race with their horses, and the one with the slower horse will receive his inheritance. The two sons race, but since they’re both holding their horses back, they go to a wise man and ask him what they should do. The brothers race again, this time at full speed. What did the wise man tell them?
Answer: To switch horses.

139. Riddle: Which two keys cannot open any doors?
Answer: Monkeys and donkeys

140. Riddle: I am associated with Spring. I love to hop in the grass. I play in your vegetable garden. My teeth are long and sharp. I am soft to pet.
Answer: Rabbit

141. Riddle: I am a word of letters three, add two and fewer there will be. What am I?
Answer: Few

142. Riddle: I am in the beginning of sorrow and sadness. You will also find me in happiness. You will find me in sun and stars, but not in moon. I am in summer and spring but not in fall or winter. Who am I?
Answer: The letter ‘s.’

143. Riddle: Which coat goes on best when wet
Answer: A coat of paints

144. Riddle: What is harder to catch the faster you run?
Answer: Icicle

145. Riddle: Can you name three consecutive days without using the words Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, or Sunday?
Answer: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow.

146. Riddle: What time of day, when written in capital letters, is the same forward, backward, and upside down?
Answer: Noon

147. Riddle: What seven-letter word becomes longer when the third letter is removed?
Answer: Lounger = Longer

148. Riddle: What 8 letter word can have a letter taken away and it still makes a word. Take another letter away and it still makes a word. Keep on doing that until you have one letter left. What is the word?
Answer: The word is starting! starting, staring, string, sting, sing, sin, in, I

149. Riddle: Which band never plays music?
Answer: A rubber band

150. Riddle: What is red and smells like paint?
Answer: A red paint

151. Riddle: What body part is pronounced as one letter, but written with three, only two different letters are used?
Answer: Eye

152. Riddle: A boy was at a carnival and went to a booth where a man said to the boy, “if I write your exact weight on this piece of paper, you have to give me $50, but if I cannot, I will pay you $50.” The boy looked around and saw no scale, so he agreed, thinking that no matter what was written, he could say more or less. In the end, the boy ended up paying the man $50. How did the man win the bet?
Answer: The man did exactly as he said he would and wrote ‘your exact weight’ on the paper.

153. Riddle: What English word retains the same pronunciation, even after you take away four of its five letters?
Answer: Queue

154. Riddle: I am a kind of coat that can only be put on when wet. What am I?
Answer: Paint

155. Riddle: Why don’t lobsters share?
Answer: They’re shellfish!

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What grows up while growing down? ›

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What has 13 hearts but nothing else? ›

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What has 88 keys? ›

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Is an apple 40 cents? ›

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What alphabet goes a to z but I go z to a? ›

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What number is odd until you take away one letter? ›

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What is the end of Rainbow? ›

What is at the end of a rainbow? Answer: The letter "W".

What goes to Z to A? ›

The alphabet goes from A to Z but I go Z to A. What am I? Answer: A zebra.

What can fly but no wings? ›

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What lion never roars? ›

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What key is hardest to turn? ›

What key is the hardest to turn? Answer: Donkey.

What can you catch and not throw? ›

What can you catch but not throw? Answer: Cold.

What has many teeth but can't eat? ›

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What has more than 1 heart? ›

Octopuses and squids (animals called cephalopods) have three hearts. Two hearts pump blood to the gills to take up oxygen, and the other pumps blood around the body (Figure 1). Worms are also unusual, with five structures called aortic arches acting as basic hearts.

What has 4 hearts? ›

An eel-shaped, slimy fish, the hagfish is the only known extant animal to possess a skull but no vertebral column. It's strange, alien like appearance likely contributed to its less-than-flattering name. In addition, it also contains four hearts, one more than the octopus or squid.

What goes into water black? ›

What goes in the water black and comes out red? Answer: A lobster.

Where do fishes keep their money? ›

Where do fish keep their money? Answer: In a riverbank.

What seed has 3 letters? ›

A Pea is a word of three letters, it is appeared as a seed. When we take out last two words from 'Pea', we get 'P'. Here, the pronunciation of 'Pea' and 'P' is quite same. Hence, the answer to this riddle is 'Pea'.

Is an apple 20% air? ›

25 percent of an apple's volume is air. That is why they float. Apples harvested from an average tree can fill 20 boxes that weigh 42 pounds each. Apples are a member of the rose family.

What can you hold without using hands? ›

Answer: The most logical answer to this question is Breath. You can hold it without using your hands or arms. Explanation: This question is a kind of Riddle.

What flowers have two lips? ›

Tulips (Two Lips) For Lovers Flower Bouquet.

What letter Z looks like a 3? ›

The ezh looks similar to the common form of the figure three (3). To differentiate between the two characters, Ezh includes the sharp zigzag of the letter z, while the number is usually curved.

What is the saddest fruit riddle? ›

Answer: Blueberries are the saddest fruits. In English some colors are associated with feelings. Blue is associated with sadness.

Which cup doesn t hold water? ›

The correct answer for your riddle "I'm a kind of cup that doesn't hold water but make a lot of noise repeatedly" is Hiccup.

Have keys but no locks? ›

I have keys but no locks answer

The answer to the social media puzzle is Keyboard. If you read the question carefully, you will notice that the keyboard has keys but no locks. It has space (space bar) but no rooms and you can enter (enter key) but you cannot go outside.

What word begins and ends with an e? ›

Answer: EYE word begins and ends with an E but it only has one letter.

What goes to bed with its shoes on? ›

What always goes to bed with its shoes on? Answer: A horse.

What are 5 things with Z? ›

Words Starting with Z
  • Zen.
  • Zip.
  • Zig.
  • Zag.
  • Zap.
  • Zoo.
  • Zest.
  • Zero.

What comes after alphabet Z? ›

A, AU, E, I, O, U, B, F, P, V, D, J, T, TH, G, C, K, Q, CH, X, S, Z, L, Y, W, H, M, N. In Lithuanian, specifically Lithuanian letters go after their Latin originals.

Which bird has no wings? ›

The only known species of flightless bird in which wings completely disappeared was the gigantic, herbivorous moa of New Zealand, hunted to extinction by humans by the 15th century. In moa, the entire pectoral girdle is reduced to a paired scapulocoracoid, which is the size of a finger.

What are birds but can't fly? ›

It may seem strange that among the more than 10,000 bird species in the world today is a group that literally cannot fly or sing, and whose wings are more fluff than feather. These are the ratites: the ostrich, emu, rhea, kiwi and cassowary.

What flies without flying? ›

Those afraid of all things that slither and crawl should look away now, gliding critters come second place to other wingless fliers. Depending on how strict you want to be, you might say that flying squirrels, flying frogs and flying lizards all count.

Why do lions not meow? ›

The main reason big cats, including lions, tigers, jaguars, and leopards cannot meow is that they, unlike domestic cats, have an elastic ligament structure that connects the hyoid bone. Elastic ligaments allow more air to pass into vocal cords, disabling big cats to produce meow sound.

Why lions don't meow? ›

They also have elastic ligaments on their hyoid bone, which is attached to the larynx. The elastic ligaments make the whole structure more flexible and better suited to create lower-pitched sounds. This is why lions can't meow. Their throats just aren't made for it!

What is silent roar? ›

Silent Roar is a 100% organic nitrogen-based fertiliser with an added bonus - many gardeners find it to be remarkably effective at deterring cats! In 2000, the product came out on top in a cat deterrent trial by BBC's Watchdog, which found it to work within 3 hours of application.

What hurts the most key? ›

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F minor is a minor scale based on F, consisting of the pitches F, G, A♭, B♭, C, D♭, and E♭. Its key signature consists of four flats. Its relative major is A-flat major and its parallel major is F major. Its enharmonic equivalent, E-sharp minor, has six sharps and the double sharp F, which makes it impractical to use.

What is the most angry key? ›

B major - Strongly coloured, announcing wild passions, composed from the most glaring coulors. Anger, rage, jealousy, fury, despair and every burden of the heart lies in its sphere.

What key is bent to fly in? ›

Song Metrics

The track runs 4 minutes and 57 seconds long with a G♯/A♭ key and a minor mode.

What animal is good at throwing? ›

Primates are the most capable throwers in the animal kingdom, and they typically throw feces as a form of agonistic behavior. Of all primates, humans are by far the most capable throwers. They throw a large variety of projectiles, with a much greater efficacy and accuracy.

What are three things you can throw? ›

Common projectile types include balls, darts, sticks, discs and rings. Formalised throwing sports often have strictly defined criteria for projectiles, such as a pre-determined size and weight.

What do you catch a ball with? ›

The fielder must catch the ball with their hand or glove.

What is the Harvard riddle? ›

The riddle is, "I turn polar bears white and I will make you cry. I make guys have to pee, and girls comb their hair. I make celebrities look stupid and normal people look like celebrities. I turn pancakes brown and make your champagne bubble. If you squeeze me, I'll pop but if you'll look at me, you'll pop.

What is the riddle that 98 of Harvard students fail? ›

' Known as the 'I turn a polar bear white' riddle online, a number of people were able to figure out. 'The Answer is: "No,"' one user correctly said. 'Harvard students think because they try to find something that matches it the hints but kindergarteners just give up.

What is a riddle that Cannot be solved? ›

An impossible puzzle is a puzzle that cannot be resolved, either due to lack of sufficient information, or any number of logical impossibilities.

How does 8 plus 8 equal 4? ›

How can 8 + 8 = 4? When you think in terms of time. 8 AM + 8 hours= 4 o'clock.

What is the riddle of God? ›

The riddle: What is greater than God, More evil than the devil, The poor have it, The rich don't need it, And if you eat it, you'll die? The answer to the riddle is "nothing." Nothing is greater than God.

What are the three gods riddles? ›

“Three gods A, B, and C are called, in some order, True, False, and Random. True always speaks truly, False always speaks falsely, but whether Random speaks truly or falsely is a completely random matter.

What turns a polar bear white? ›

The correct answer to I turn polar bears white riddle is 'Time'.

What is the famous math riddle? ›

If a hen and a half lay an egg and a half in a day and a half, how many eggs will half a dozen hens lay in half a dozen days? Answer: Two dozen. If you increase both the number of hens and the amount of time available four-fold (i.e., 1.5 times 4 equals 6), the number of eggs increases 16 times.

How to make 200 with 188 riddle? ›

Draw one straight horizontal line directly through the middle of 188. Look at the numbers above and below the horizontal line. By dividing the 188 into 2 parts, it turns into a 100 on top and a 100 on the bottom (100+100=200).

What has 5 fingers but is not alive? ›

What has 5 fingers but is not alive? question! But the correct answer is a glove.

What goes from Z to A? ›

9. The alphabet goes from A to Z but I go Z to A. What am I? Answer: A zebra.

What has 15 diamonds but isn t rich? ›

Riddle: What has fifteen diamonds but isn't rich? Answer: A deck of cards.

Is it 1 or 16? ›

Some people got 16 as the answer, and some people got 1. The confusion has to do with the difference between modern and historic interpretations of the order of operations. The correct answer today is 16. An answer of 1 would have been correct 100 years ago.

What makes this number unique 8,549,176,320? ›

The said number has all the numbers from 0-9 exactly once and what is special is they are in lexicographical order of their english words. Where 8,549,176,320 becomes eight-five-four-nine-one-seven-six-three-two-zero.


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