Riddle: Two dogs are sitting on a porch - a fat dog and a thin dog. The little dog is the son of the fat dog, but the fat dog is not the father of the thin dog. Can you explain?
Answer: The fat dog is the mother.
Riddle: I am born in fear, raised in truth, and I come to my own in deed. When comes a time that I'm called forth, I come to serve the cause of need. What am I?
Answer: Courage.
Riddle: A man went on a trip with a fox, a goose and a sack of corn. He came upon a stream which he had to cross and found a tiny boat to use to cross the stream. He could only take himself and one other - the fox, the goose, or the corn - at a time. He could not leave the fox alone with the goose or the goose alone with the corn. How does he get all safely over the stream?
Answer: Take the goose over first and come back. Then take the fox over and bring the goose back. Now take the corn over and come back alone to get the goose. Take the goose over and the job is done!
Classic Riddles
Riddle: I have two arms, but fingers none. I have two feet, but cannot run. I carry well, but I have found I carry best with my feet OFF the ground. What am I?
Answer: A Wheelbarrow.
Riddle: It goes up, but at the same time goes down. Up toward the sky, and down toward the ground. It's present tense and past tense too, come for a ride, just me and you. What is it?
Answer: A See-Saw.
Classic Riddles
Riddle: Trains travel from one town to another town all day, always on the same track, always going nonstop and at the same speed. The noon train took 80 minutes to complete the trip, but the 4 PM train took an hour and 20 minutes. Why?
Answer: 80 minutes is the same as an hour and 20 minutes.
Riddle: I say everything I hear to others around. I'm not an animal, nor part of the human race. I will, immediately, repeat after you; But only if my tail is in place. What am I?
Answer: A microphone.
Classic Riddles
Riddle: What goes through a door but never goes in or comes out?
Answer: A keyhole.
Riddle: What has a spine, but no bones?
Answer: A book.
Riddle: I move without wings, between silken strings, I leave as you find, my substance behind. What am I?
Answer: A Spider.
Riddle: How many months have 28 days?
Answer: All of them.
Riddle: Which one of Santa's reindeer do you see at a competition?
Answer: Dancer.
Riddle: Heart of stone within a tree, I'll help your words to outlive thee. But if you push me as I stand, the more I move, the less I am. What am I?
Answer: A pencil.
Riddle: 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?
Answer: Colors.
Riddle: Why is a bad pin like a broken lead pencil?
Answer: Because it has no point.
Riddle: What has no hands but might knock on your door, and if it does you better open up?
Answer: Opportunity.
Riddle: I am weightless, but you can see me. Put me in a bucket, and I'll make it lighter. What am I?
Answer: A hole.
Riddle: Late afternoons I often bathe. I'll soak in water piping hot. My essence goes through my see through clothes. Used up am I; I've gone to pot. What am I?
Answer: I'm a tea bag!
Riddle: Two sentries were on duty outside a barracks. One faced up the road to watch for anyone approaching from the North. The other looked down the road to see if anyone approached from the South. Suddenly one of them said to the other, "Why are you smiling?" How did he know that his companion was smiling?
Answer: Although the guards were looking in opposite directions, they were not back to back. They were facing each other.
Riddle: One word in this sentence is misspelled. What word is it?
Answer: MISSPELLED. It isn't spelled wrong, the one word in this sentence IS "misspelled."