With many people spending more time at home amid the Covid-19 restrictions, puzzles, online quizzes and brain teasers have soared in popularity.
So if you feel like a challenge then see if you can solve these 30 riddles, ranging in difficulty from easy to head scratching, and then test someone you know.
And don't worry - all the answers are below. Good luck!
|1 - What has an eye but cannot see? |
2 - What has a neck but no head?
3 - What has words but never speaks?
4 - What has teeth but cannot bite?
5 - What is white when it's dirty?
6 - What month of the year has 28 days?
7 - What is full of holes but still holds water?
8 - I’m tall when I’m young, and I’m short when I’m old. What am I?
9 - What has to be broken before you can use it?
10 - What question can you never answer yes to?
11 - It belongs to you, but other people use it more than you do. What is it?
12 - Can you name three consecutive days without using the words Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, or Sunday?
13 - There’s a one-story house in which everything is yellow. Yellow walls, yellow doors, yellow furniture. What color are the stairs?
14 - A man who was outside in the rain without an umbrella or hat didn’t get a single hair on his head wet. Why?
15 - If you’re running in a race and you pass the person in second place, what place are you in?
16 - I am an odd number. Take away a letter and I become even. What number am I?
17 - Which is heavier: a ton of bricks or a ton of feathers?
18 - If there are three apples and you take away two, how many apples do you have?
19 - A girl has as many brothers as sisters, but each brother has only half as many brothers as sisters. How many brothers and sisters are there in the family?
20 - Two fathers and two sons are in a car, yet there are only three people in the car. How?
21 - What five-letter word becomes shorter when you add two letters to it?
22 - What begins with an “e” and only contains one letter?
23 - What 4-letter word can be written forward, backward or upside down, and can still be read from left to right?
24 - Forward I am heavy, but backward I am not. What am I?
25 - You see me once in June, twice in November and not at all in May. What am I?
26 - I turn once, what is out will not get in. I turn again, what is in will not get out. What am I?
27 - What is so fragile that saying its name breaks it?
28 - If you drop me I’m sure to crack, but give me a smile and I’ll always smile back. What am I?
29 - The more you take, the more you leave behind. What are they?
30 - What can run but never walks, has a mouth but never talks, has a head but never weeps, has a bed but never sleeps?
|1 – A needle |
2 – A shirt
3 – A book
4 – A comb
5 – A chalkboard
6 – All of them
7 – A sponge
8 – A candle
9 – An egg
10 – Are you asleep yet?
11 – Your name
12 – Yesterday, today and tomorrow
13 – There aren’t any - it’s a one-story house
14 – He was bald
15 – Second place
16 – Seven
17 – Neither - they both weigh a ton
18 – You have two apples
19 – Four sisters and three brothers
20 – They are a grandfather, father and son
21 – Short
22 – An envelope
23 – NOON
24 – The word 'not'
25 – The letter 'e'
26 – A key
27 – Silence
28 – A mirror
29 – Footsteps
30 – A river