The feeling of the satisfaction of correctly solving a riddle is only matched by that of the joy of stumping your friends and family.
Check out these riddles and see how many you get right - and no cheating!
- What word is spelled wrong in the dictionary?
- What can you hold in your right hand, but never in your left hand?
- What travels all around the world without leaving its corner?
- What gets wetter the more it dries?
- What has a head and a tail, but no body?
- What five letter word becomes shorter when you add two letters to it?
- A yellow house is made of yellow bricks, a red house is made of red bricks - what is a green house made of?
- Which month has 28 days?
- What has legs but can’t walk?
- What kind of cheese is made backwards?
- The word “wrong”.
- Your left hand.
- A stamp.
- A towel.
- A coin.
- The word “short”.
- All of them.
- A chair.
- Why is an island like the letter ‘T’?
- What can you catch, but not throw?
- I have no legs, I will never walk but always run - what am I?
- How many eggs would a rooster lay over three weeks, if it is properly fed and housed?
- What happens once in a lifetime, twice in a moment, but never in one hundred years?
- When is a door no longer a door?
- Which is heavier - a ton of bricks, or a ton of feathers?
- Jared’s father has three sons - Snap, Crackle and…?
- You’re running in a race and take over the person in second place - what place are you in the race now?
- You are in a dark room with a box of matches and in the room is an oil lamp, a candle and a fireplace - which do you light first?
- Because both are in the middle of water (water).
- A cold.
- A river.
- None - roosters don’t lay eggs.
- The letter “M”.
- When it’s ajar.
- They both weigh the same.
- Second place.
- The match.
- The man who invented it doesn’t need it, the man who bought it doesn’t want it and the man who needs it doesn’t know it. What is it?
- Poor people have it. Rich people need it. If you eat it, you die. What is it?
- What are the next three letters in this sequence - O, T, T, F, F, S, S
- I have cities but no houses, mountains but no trees, water but no fish. What am I?
- What English word has three consecutive double letters?
- Sarah has four daughters, and each daughter has a brother - how many children does Sarah have?
- The more there is, the less you see - what am I?
- There are two fathers and two sons at a table - but there are only three people sitting at the table. How is this possible?
- A plane crashes between the border of France and Belgium - where are the survivors buried?
- Which candles burn longer - church candles or birthday candles?
- A coffin.
- E, N, T. The letters are the first letter of the numbers in order, so one (O), two (T), three (T) etc, so “Eight”, “Nine” and “Ten” are next.
- A map.
- Bookkeeper .
- Five - each sister shares the same brother.
- They are grandfather, father and son.
- Nowhere - survivors don’t get buried.
- Neither, candles only burn shorter.