Riddles



Incapable
I have legs but walk not A strong back but work not Two good arms but reach not A seat but sit and tarry notWhat am I?.... More

Up and Down Stairs
I go up and down the stairs without moving.What am I?.... More

Thirty Fish
A professional fisherman caught 30 fish during a 5-day tournament. Each day he caught three more fish than the day before. How many fish did the fisherman catch on the first day?.... More

Two Hours Ago
Two hours ago it was as long after one o""clock in the afternoon as it was before one o""clock in the morning. What time is it now?.... More

What Is..
What is 1/2 of 1/4 of 2/9 of 3/7 of 84?.... More

Share Me!
If you have me you want to share me. If you share me you won""t have me. What am I?.... More

Crossing the Equator
Sally is traveling by ship from south of the equator to the north. She has a nice little cabin with a bathroom but no window. Sally has no compass nor other instruments. Just the general luggage one brings on board a long cruise. Yet without leaving her room or talking with anyone Sally will be able to tell when the ship has crossed the equator. How?.... More

Hanging Only
I bought it and it is costly But I use it for hanging only..... More

No More Draper
When a virgin gives birth She throws away the draper..... More

Raining Below
What house has post on top A roof at the bottom While the rain comes from below?.... More

Fishing
Hold the tail While I fish for you..... More

Untouchable
You can see it everyday But cannot touch it at will..... More

Leaf is Fruit
The leaves are on the fruit The fruits is on the leaves. What is it?.... More

Miraculous Surprise
Oh what a surprise! Oh what a miracle! It sprouted without a seed It stood without a trunk..... More

A Butcher
A butcher has a 36 inch waist around and he""s 5 feet tall. What does he weigh?.... More

Small Compadre!
No matter how small is the compadre He can climb a coconut tree..... More

Time Piece
What is the time-piece That needs no winding?.... More

Room With Three Things
A man is in a room and the door is locked so he can""t get out. He has with him a piano a calendar and a bed. How does he eat drink and get out?.... More

Wisest Son
One day a father went to his three sons and told t...... More

Behind the Stars
It lies behind stars and under hills and empty holes it fills. It comes first and follows after ends life and kills laughter..... More

Up and Down the Elevator
A man who lived on the top floor of a twenty story building had to go up and down daily for work and of course for food and the other necessities. On most days he could only ride the elevator to the fifteenth story and he would have to walk the rest of the way. When it rained however he could ride all the way up to the twentieth story. Why?.... More

Ten Coins
A man has ten coins totaling $1.19. From these coins he cannot make exact change for a dollar half-dollar quarter dime or nickel. What are the coins?.... More

The Check
A woman went into a bank to cash an insurance refu...... More

Apples for the Family
How can you distribute three apples to two fathers and their two sons giving a whole apple to each..... More

Scared of the Ocean
Three men sitting in a small motorboat one mile from the shoreline. The first is afraid of water the second afraid of drowning and the third afraid of sharks. The boats motor is not operational and there is nothing to row with. How do they get to the shoreline..... More

Which Weighs More?
What weighs more? A pound of feathers or a pound of stones?.... More

Many Words From One
There is a common English word that is nine letters long. Each time you remove a letter from it it still remains an English word - from nine letters right down to a single letter. What is the original word and what are the words that it becomes after removing one letter at a time?.... More

Football Bet
Joe bets Tony $100 that he can predict the score of the football game before it starts. Tony agrees but loses the bet. Why did Tony lose the bet?.... More

Gentle Touch Will Do
What force and strength cannot get through I with a gentle touch can do. And many in the street would stand were I not a friend at hand. What am I?.... More

Plenty of Backbone
I can sizzle like bacon I am made with an egg I have plenty of backbone but lack a good leg I peel layers like onions but still remain whole I can be long like a flagpole yet fit in a hole What am I?.... More

Sides of a Circle
How many sides does a circle have?.... More

To Cut and Grind
I""m white and used for cutting and grinding.When I""m damaged humans usually remove me or fill me. For most animals I am a useful tool. What am I?.... More

Only in the Ocean
Throw it off the highest building and I""ll not break. But put me in the ocean and I will. What am I?.... More

Swaying in the Wind
I am mother and father but never birth or nurse. I""m rarely still but I never wander. What am I?.... More

Stretching Horse
A horse is tied to a 15 foot rope and there is a bail of hay 25 feet away from him. Yet the horse is able to eat from the bail of hay. How is this possible?.... More

Cabin in the Country
A man goes into a cabin deep in the country. All walls within this cabin face south and are made of wood. A bear walks by the window. What color is he?.... More

Land of What?
There""s a land where there""s mummies and daddies but no babies. Books but no libraries. Mirrors but no reflections. Kittens but no cats. Cattle but no cows. Lollipops but no candy and trees but no forests. It""s the land of what?.... More

Reflect Sun Rays
We capture light and yet we don""t. We reflect rays of sun and yet we don""t. Without us all the world is gray and dull for everyone. What are we?.... More

Everyday Sort
We""re 5 little items of an everyday sort you""ll find us all in A Tennis Court.What are we?.... More

Same Upside Down
What 5 letter word typed in all capital letters can be read the same upside down?.... More

Longer
What 7 letter word becomes longer when the third letter is removed?.... More

Left Handed
What are the 2 longest words in the English language that can be typed using only your left hand on the keyboard?.... More

State and Capital
What are the only 2 states that have their state name in their capital?.... More

Lighter Barrel
What can be seen but cannot be touched and when put in a barrel will make the barrel lighter?.... More

No Space Necessary
What can fill a room but takes up no space?.... More

Drop It
What can you break without hitting or dropping it?.... More

Dead Eat
What do the dead eat that the living would die if they ate it?.... More

TEKRAM
What expression would these letters describe?TEKRAM.... More

Run Dead
What flies when it""s born lies when it alive and runs when it""s dead?.... More

Six Faced
What has six facesBut does not wear makeup.It also has twenty-one eyesBut cannot see?.... More

Mens Club
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Different Water Jugs
There are two plastic jugs filled with water. How could you put all of this water into a barrel without using the jugs or any dividers and still tell which water came from which jug?.... More

Each King
There are 50 horses and 50 kings riding along an old dirt road. They came to a peach tree with 50 peaches. Each took one yet there were still 49 left. How is this possible?.... More

Hiding Ducks
There are 2 ducks in front of 2 other ducks.There are 2 ducks behind 2 other ducks.There are 2 ducks beside 2 other ducks.How many ducks are there?.... More

Bad Taxi Driver
There are 2 cops parked along a one-way street looking for traffic violations. They spot a taxi driver going in the wrong direction yet they do nothing. Why?.... More

Mouth Tastes Them
The sun bakes them the hand breaks them the foot treads on them and the mouth tastes them. What are they?.... More

Creature with Many Eyes
The strangest creature you""ll ever find: Two eyes in front and many many more behind..... More

Crystal Cage
The higher I climb the hotter I engage I can not escape my crystal cage.What am I?.... More

A Special Number
The following number is the only one of its kind: 8549176320Can you figure out what is so special about it?.... More

Past the Equator
Sue is traveling by ship from south of the equator to the north.She has a nice little cabin with a bathroom but no window.Sue has no compass nor other instruments. Just the general luggage one brings on board a long cruise. Yet without leaving her room or talking with anyone Sue will be able to tell when the ship has crossed the equator. How?.... More