Riddles

1. What travels all over the world, yet stays in the corner?

AnswerA Stamp


2. If you take two apples from three apples, how many apples do you have?

Answer Two apples (the two you took)


3. A farmer had ten sheep, and all but six died. How many did he have left?

Answer Six! “All but six died.”


4. What kind of box does everybody use, except on Sunday?

Answer The Mailbox


5. Some months have 30 days and others have 31. Which month has 27 days?

AnswerAll Of Them


6. What is found over your head, but under your hat?

AnswerYour Hair


7. What has a mouth but cannot eat?

AnswerA River


8. What has a face but cannot see?

AnswerA Clock


9. What has legs but cannot walk?

Answer A Table or a Chair


10. What always goes to sleep with its shoes on?

Answer A Horse


11. What is as big as an elephant, looks like an elephant, but weighs nothing?

Answer An Elephant’s Shadow


12. What can honk without using a horn?

Answer A Goose


13. What five-letter word becomes shorter when you add two letters to it?

Answer Short


14. What starts and ends with the letter E, and only contains 1 letter?

Answer An Envelope


Answer A Tennis Ball


16. If you throw a white rock into the Red Sea, what does it become?

Answer Wet


17. What occurs once in a minute, twice in a moment, but never in an hour?

Answer The letter M


18. What do you get when you cross an automobile with a household animal?

Answer A carpet


19. The more of them you take, the more you leave behind. What are they?

Answer Footsteps


20. What will you break every time you say its name?

Answer Silence


21. What is put on a table and cut, but never eaten?

Answer A Pack Of Cards


22. What flies without wings?

Answer Time


23. What occurs twice in a week, once in a year, but never in a day?

Answer The Letter E


24. What are two things you cannot eat for dinner?

Answer Breakfast and Lunch!


25. What word looks the same upside-down and backwards?

Answer SWIMS


26. What word in the English language is always spelled incorrectly?

Answer Incorrectly!


27. What runs around a house but does not move?

Answer A Fence


28. What is gray, has a tail, and has a trunk?

Answer A Mouse on Vacation


29. What weighs more – a ton of feathers, or a ton of gold?

Answer They Both Weigh The Same (a ton)


30. Why is it so easy to weigh fish?

Answer They Come With Scales


31. What’s the difference between here and there?

Answer The Letter T


32. What has no color and weighs nothing, but if you put it into a barrel, the barrel would become lighter?

Answer A Hole


33. What kind of nut has no shell?

Answer A Doughnut


34. The longest word in the English language has a mile between its first and last letters. What is it?

Answer Smiles


35. What is the center of gravity?

Answer The letter V


36. What has a foot on each side and one in the middle?

Answer A Yardstick


37. What goes up and down without moving?

Answer Stairs


38. What can you catch, but not throw?

Answer A Cold


39. If you have it, you want to share it, but if you share it, you don’t have it anymore. What is it?

Answer A Secret


40. How much dirt is in a hole 4 feet deep and 2 deep wide?

Answer None. It’s a Hole.


41. How many bricks does it take to complete a brick building?

Answer Only one (the last one)


42. What is the tallest building in town?

Answer The Library. It Has The Most Stories!


43. What is the quickest way to double your money?

Answer Fold it in half


44. What needs an answer, but doesn’t ask a question?

Answer A Telephone


45. What is full of holes yet holds water?

Answer A Sponge


46. What has a neck but no head?

Answer A Bottle


47. What starts with a P, ends with an E, and has thousands of letters?

Answer The Post Office


48. What has to be broken before you can use it?

Answer An Egg


49. What is black and white and pink all over?

Answer An Embarrassed Zebra!


50. What do you call bears with no ears?

Answer B