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An enigma is a person or thing that is mysterious, puzzling, or difficult to understand.  Below is a list of past weekly challenge enigma's listed in descending chronological order.

EOW: 05-25-2020

Riddle:

They have not flesh, nor feathers, nor scales, nor bone. Yet they have fingers and thumbs of their own. What are they?

Answer:

Gloves.

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EOW: 05-18-2020

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:

This is a watermelon.

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EOW: 05-11-2020

Riddle:

Two girls have the same parents and were born at the same hour of the same day of the same month, but they are not twins. How can this be possible?

Answer:

They were not born in the same year.

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EOW: 05-04-2020

Riddle:

I can be long, or I can be short. I can be grown, and I can be bought. I can be painted, or left bare. I can be round, or square. What am I?

Answer:

Your fingernails.

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Riddle:

I am served at a table, In gatherings of two or four; Served small, white and round. You'll love some, And that's part of the fun. What am I?

Answer:

Ping Pong Balls.

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Riddle:

One of the four words does not belong with the other three. Which word does not belong? What is it that the others have in common? 


1. Green, yellow, red, blue. 
2. April, December, November, June. 
3. Cirrus, calculus, cumulus, stratus. 
4. Carrots, radishes, potatoes, cabbages. 
5. Fork, comb, rake, shovel.

Answer:

1. Green. Yellow, red and blue are primary colors, green is not.

2. December. The other months have only 30 days.

3. Calculus. The others are cloud types.

4. Cabbage. The others are vegetables that grow underground.

5. Shovel. The others have prongs.

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Riddle:

Romeo and Juliet are found dead on the floor in a bedroom. When they were discovered, there were pieces of glass and some water on the floor. The only furniture in the room is a shelf and a bed. The house is in a remote location, away from everything except for the nearby railroad track. What caused the death of Romeo and Juliet?

Answer:

Romeo and Juliet are fish. The rumble of the train knocked the tank off the shelf, it broke and Romeo and Juliet did not survive.

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EOW: 04-07-2020

Riddle:

I am a path situated between high natural masses. Remove my first letter and you have a path situated between man-made masses.


What am I?

Answer:

A Valley. 

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Riddle:

Dead on the field lie ten soldiers in white, felled by three eyes, black as night. What happened?

Answer:

A strike was thrown in 10 pin bowling.

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EOW: 03-30-2020

Riddle:

My life can be measured in hours, I serve by being devoured. Thin, I am quick. Fat, I am slow. Wind is my foe. What am I?

Answer:

I am a candle.

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To see more past Weekly Enigmas refer to the Riddles Newsletter annals.