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The best riddles with answers are enigmas wrapped up in a puzzle and shrouded in mystery. It is up to you to unravel the secret and solve the riddles until that “A-ha!” moment that leaves you feeling so satisfied.

Great riddles are the ones that challenge your mind and require your ability to look beyond the words and if the riddle stumps your friends that’s a bonus!

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Riddle: Give me food, and I will live; give me water, and I will die. What am I?
Answer: Fire!
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Riddle: If 4+2=26, 8+1=79 and 6+5=111. Then, what is 7+3?
Answer: 410. 4+2=26 is because 4-2=2 and 4+2=6,so it is 26. Therefore, 7-3=4 and 7+3=10(410).
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Riddle: A logician with some time to kill in a small town decided to get a haircut. The town had only two barbers, each with his own shop. The logician glanced into one shop and saw that it was extremely untidy. The barber needed a shave, his clothes were unkempt, and his hair was badly cut. The other shop was extremely neat. The barber was freshly shaved and spotlessly dressed, his hair neatly trimmed. Why did the logician return to the first shop for his haircut?
Answer: Each barber must have cut the other's hair. The logician picked the barber who had given his rival the better haircut.
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Best Riddles

You've found the best riddles and answers in the world. Whether you’re a riddle wizard or a newb Riddles.com has the best riddles with answers all in one place.

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100 Best Riddles

Riddle: The more you take, the more you leave behind. What am I?

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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?

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Riddle: What has a head, a tail, is brown, and has no legs?

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Riddle: David's father has three sons: Snap, Crackle, and _____?

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Riddle: Can you name three consecutive days without using the words Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, or Sunday?

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Kids Riddles

Thought-provoking, safe and fun kids riddles, hand-picked to improve your child’s problem-solving skills.

Kids Riddles with Answers
Kids Riddles with Answers

Riddle: David's father has three sons: Snap, Crackle, and _____?

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Riddle: What belongs to you, but other people use it more than you?

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Riddle: I make two people out of one. What am I?

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Riddle: What is more useful when it is broken?

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Riddle: I am white when I am dirty, and black when I am clean. What am I?

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Riddles For Adults

Riddles for adults. Are you old enough to take on these adult riddles? A New Kind of Grown-Up Fun with riddles and answers for adults.

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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?

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Riddle: A woman shoots her husband. Then she holds him underwater for over 5 minutes. Finally, she hangs him. But 5 minutes later they both go out together and enjoy a wonderful dinner together. How can this be?

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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?

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Riddle: I am taken from a mine, and shut up in a wooden case, from which I am never released, and yet I am used by almost everybody. What am I?

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Riddle: If eleven plus two equals one, what does nine plus five equal?

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Brain Teasers

Brain teasers that require thought, intellect, and a dab of creativity. Moreover, teasing your brain will require you to think hard and sometimes think outside the box.

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Brain Teasers

Riddle: You live in a one story house made entirely of redwood. What color would the stairs be?

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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 then 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 agrees, thinking no matter what the carny writes he'll just say he weighs more or less. In the end the boy ended up paying the man $50. How did the man win the bet?

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Riddle: Mr. and Mrs. Mustard have six daughters and each daughter has one brother. How many people are in the Mustard family?

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Riddle: What has six faces, but does not wear makeup, has twenty-one eyes, but cannot see? What is it?

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Riddle: A woman shoots her husband. Then she holds him underwater for over 5 minutes. Finally, she hangs him. But 5 minutes later they both go out together and enjoy a wonderful dinner together. How can this be?

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Easy Riddles

Easy riddles with answers are great for elementary kids and teenagers alike. Our riddle resources encourage people of all ages to stimulate thinking in new ways with low tech amusement.

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Easy Riddles

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?

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Riddle: What runs around the whole yard without moving?

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Riddle: Two fathers and two sons went fishing one day. They were there the whole day and only caught 3 fish. One father said, that is enough for all of us, we will have one each. How can this be possible?

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Riddle: What can you catch but never throw?

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Riddle: A bus driver was heading down a street in Colorado. He went right past a stop sign without stopping, he turned left where there was a "no left turn" sign, and he went the wrong way on a one-way street. Then he went on the left side of the road past a cop car. Still - he didn't break any traffic laws. Why not?

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Hard Riddles

Challange your brain and try to solve these hard riddles. Hint: The harder riddles require you to think outside the box!

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Difficult Riddles

Riddle: I am something people love or hate. I change peoples appearances and thoughts. If a person takes care of them self I will go up even higher. To some people I will fool them. To others I am a mystery. Some people might want to try and hide me but I will show. No matter how hard people try I will Never go down. What am I?

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Riddle: Only one color, but not one size, Stuck at the bottom, yet easily flies. Present in sun, but not in rain, Doing no harm, and feeling no pain. What is it?

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Riddle: Who is that with a neck and no head, two arms and no hands? What is it?

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Riddle: If eleven plus two equals one, what does nine plus five equal?

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Riddle: Can you write down eight eights so that they add up to one thousand?

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Funny Riddles

Our funny riddles will provide mind engaging fun for all ages. These silly riddles for kids will have your whole family laughing hilariously!

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Funny Riddles

Riddle: Why is Europe like a frying pan?

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Riddle: Samuel was out for a walk when it started to rain. He did not have an umbrella and he wasn't wearing a hat. His clothes were soaked, yet not a single hair on his head got wet. How could this happen?

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Riddle: How do you spell COW in thirteen letters?

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Riddle: There are two monkeys on a tree and one jumps off. Why does the other monkey jump too?

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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?

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Math Riddles

Math riddles and number puzzles that challenge your lateral thinking. Test your logic and calculation skills with these numerical conundrums. Get the obvious answers to math riddles.

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Math Riddles

Riddle: How do you make the number 7 even without addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division?

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Riddle: Can you write down eight eights so that they add up to one thousand?

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Riddle: How can you take 2 from 5 and leave 4?

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Riddle: How many sides does a circle have?

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Riddle: How many times can you subtract the number 5 from 25?

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Riddle: If Thanksgiving is always on Thursday, then what day is Christmas always on?

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Riddle: A businesswoman named Coraline was at her place of work when a young man entered. "You look like a Clark to me," said Coraline in greeting him. The man responded, "You are exactly right," and he exchanged something with her and then left. A second man entered and said, "I'm really hungry, and am looking for the nearest fast-food place." "I suggest you take 5th Avenue," answered Coraline. He then exchanged something with her and left. A rather heavy-set woman then came through the door and Coraline said, "You are definitely a chunky person!" Seemingly unaffected by the comment, the woman said, "I certainly have to agree with you," and she then exchanged something with Coraline and then departed. A policewoman then entered and said in a serious voice, "I received a tip that one of the Peanuts gang was hiding in here, and I came to take her in. "She is here," replied Coraline, and she turned her over to the officer in exchange for something. Finally, a shady-looking character came slinking in, carrying a black briefcase. "Why are you here?" asked Coraline. "It's not payday again, is it?" "You got it, Sweetie!" he replied, and he exchanged something with her and then left. What in the world was going on here, and what kind of business was Coraline operating?

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Riddle: I Am A Fish That Is Tasty And Can Be Expensive In Japan, But I Am Not Sustainable, And I Am In The "Avoid List" From WWF’s Sustainable Seafood List. What Fish Am I?

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Riddle: I Am Something That Can Regrow, Even if You Cut It By Yourself, I Will Still Regrow. What Am I?

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Riddle: I Am Something That Has Six Faces That You Can Twist All Day, And If You Keep Twisting Me, I Will Keep Changing Colour. What Am I?

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Thanksgiving Riddles, a fun collection of riddles, brain teasers, and Jokes for the Thanksgiving Holiday. Gobble Gobble!
The best scavenger hunt riddles are a great selection for organizers to use in a fun riddle game. Download or print our free riddle worksheet!
Christmas riddles for kids and the whole family. Ho Ho Ho! Festive funny Christmas Riddles! Share with family, friends, and co-workers.
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