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This is our easy riddles section. Riddles are solved without great effort; presenting few difficulties.

Are you ready to work out your mind with some out-of-the-box thinking and tantalizing brain teasers? Dig through and uncover a riddle that comes easy to you or not. Test the brainpower of your friends. Some are more difficult than others. Some are easy others are not.

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?
Answer: Fire.
Riddle: What runs around the whole yard without moving?
Answer: A fence.
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?
Answer: There was the father, his son, and his son's son. This equals 2 fathers and 2 sons for a total of 3!
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Riddle: What can you catch but not throw?
Answer: A cold.
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?
Answer: He was walking...not driving.
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Riddle: What 4-letter word can be written forward, backward or upside down, and can still be read from left to right?
Answer: NOON.
Riddle: How can you leave a room with two legs and return with six legs?
Answer: Bring a chair back with you.
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Riddle: If you were running a race, and you passed the person in 2nd place, what place would you be in now?
Answer: You would be in the 2nd place. You thought first place, right? Well, you passed the guy in second place, not first.
Riddle: A man in a car saw a Golden Door, Silver Door and a Bronze Door. What door did he open first?
Answer: The car door.
Riddle: A horse was tied to a rope 5 meters long and the horse's food was 15 meters away from the horse. How did the horse reach the food?
Answer: The rope wasn't tied to anything so he could reach the food.
Riddle: Railroad Crossing, look out for the cars. Can you spell that, without any R's?
Answer: That.
Riddle: What two things can you never eat for breakfast?
Answer: Lunch and dinner.
Riddle: It has a long neck, a name of a bird, feeds on ships' cargo, and is not alive.  What is it?
Answer: A crane.
Riddle: You can see it every day, But cannot touch it at will. What is it?
Answer: The sky.
Riddle: A man was found murdered on Sunday morning. His wife immediately called the police. The police questioned the wife and staff and got their alibi. 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!
Riddle: A plane crashed between the border of Canada and America. Where do you bury the survivors?
Answer: They are survivors, you don't bury them.
Riddle: If a boy blows 18 bubbles, Then pops 6 eats 7 and then He pops 5 and blows 1. How many are left?
Answer: 1.
Riddle: I have holes on the top and bottom. I have holes on my left and on my right. And I have holes in the middle, yet I still hold water. What am I?
Answer: I'm a Sponge.
Riddle: What is at the end of a rainbow?
Answer: The letter W.
Riddle: I look at you, you look at me, I raise my right, you raise your left. What am I?
Answer: Your reflection in a mirror.

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