Riddle: My voice rises above the din, sometimes catching all unaware. I never ask questions, yet get many answers. What am I?
Answer: A doorbell.
Riddle: Iron roof, glass walls, burns, and burns and never falls. What am I?
Answer: A Lantern.
Riddle: A man was found murdered on Sunday morning. His wife immediately called the police. The police questioned the wife and staff and got these alibis: The Wife said she was sleeping. The Cook was cooking breakfast. The Gardener was picking vegetables. The Maid was getting the mail. The Butler was cleaning the closet. The police instantly arrested the murderer. Who did it and how did they know?
Answer: It was the Maid. She said she was getting the mail. There is no mail on Sunday! (next day air and email doesn't count)
Classic Riddles
Riddle: There once was an evil wizard. He took 3 woman from their homes and turned them into rose bushes that looked exactly alike. He put them in his garden. One of the woman had a husband and children and begged the wizard to let her see them. He agreed. At night, he brought the woman to her house. In the morning he came and took her home. One day the husband decided to go rescue her. So he snuck into the wizard's garden. He looked and looked at the 3 identical rose bushes trying to figure out which could be his wife. Suddenly, he knew the answer and he took his wife home. How did he know which rose bush was his wife?
Answer: The wizard brought the rosebush to her home at night and returned her to the garden in the morning. Therefore, she was the only plant without dew.
Riddle: The marathon man timed himself and found out that if he wore a bright white outfit he ran 20 miles in 80 minutes, but when he wore a dark outfit, he ran 20 miles in one hour and twenty minutes. What does this mean for his next race?
Answer: Absolutely nothing, as 80 minutes equals an hour and twenty minutes.
Classic Riddles
Riddle: Often held but never touched, always wet but never rusts, often bites but seldom bit, to use me well you must have wit. What am I?
Answer: Your tongue.
Riddle: I am the only thing that always tells the truth. I show off everything that I see. I come in all shapes and sizes. So tell me what I must be! What am I?
Answer: I must be a mirror, of course.
Classic Riddles
Riddle: Where was the Declaration of Independence signed?
Answer: At the bottom.
Riddle: You throw me away, I find my way back; Traditionally I'm wooden, With an arch in my back. What am I?
Answer: A Boomerang.
Riddle: I am seen in the water and seen in the sky, I am in the rainbow, a jay's feather, and lapis lazuli. What am I?
Answer: The color blue.
Riddle: You are in a cold room and you want to get warm. How do you get warm?
Answer: Go into the corner. It's always 90 degrees.
Riddle: When do you see sheep in ink?
Answer: When you draw them in pen!
Riddle: Used to threaten, used to defeat. Sometimes it grows, sometimes it shrinks. Used to conquer, used to protect. It marks your downfall, it marks your success. The true god of war, the creator of mess. What is it?
Answer: Power.
Riddle: There is a frog, dead in the middle of an island. If he swims north, the distance to the mainland is 2 meters. If he swims south, the distance to the mainland is 3 meters. If he swims east or west, the distance is 4 meters. Which way does he swim?
Answer: He doesn't swim at all, he is dead.
Riddle: There was a green house. Inside the green house there was a white house Inside the white house there was a red house. Inside the red house there were lots of babies What am I?
Answer: A watermelon.
Riddle: All about, but cannot be seen, can be captured, cannot be held, no throat, but can be heard. What is it?
Answer: The wind.
Riddle: What is that which every one can divide, but no one can see where it has been divided?
Answer: Water.
Riddle: Mary's father has five children. They are Nana, Nene, Nini, and Nono. What is the fifth childs name?
Answer: Mary.
Riddle: What do liars do after death?
Answer: Lie still.
Riddle: What's the difference between a jeweler and a jailer?
Answer: A jeweler sells watches and a jailer watches cells.