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Medium Riddles to Solve

You've found your way to the finale of the top riddles trilogy.  You started off with the our 100 best riddles, proceed to the next 100 good riddles, and you have finally reached the next 100 medium riddles! Pride yourself on your accomplishments and enjoy these medium riddles and mysterious conundrums! 

Riddle: I'm found in socks, scarves, and mittens. I'm found in the paws of playful kittens. What am I?
Answer: Yarn.
Riddle: Which three letters can frighten a thief away?
Answer: I C U (I See You!).
Riddle: What kind of running means walking?
Answer: Running out of gas!
Medium Riddles
Riddle: What did one math book say to the other math book?
Answer: Do you want to hear my problems?
Riddle: I may be simple, I may be complex; I may have a name, but no gender or sex; I am often a question, or statement as a setup; I tend to have an answer, 'til you find it I won't let up. What am I?
Answer: A riddle.
Medium Riddles
Riddle: Lily is a lilypad in a small pond. Lilly doubles her size each day, On the 20th day she covers the whole pond. On what day was Lily half the size of the pond?
Answer: Day 19, it's not 10 because on day 20 she doubled from day 19, so 19 must be half the size of the pond.
Riddle: A farmer in California owns a beautiful pear tree. He supplies the fruit to a nearby grocery store. The store owner has called the farmer to see how much fruit is available for him to purchase. The farmer knows that the main trunk has 24 branches. Each branch has exactly 12 boughs and each bough has exactly 6 twigs. Since each twig bears one piece of fruit, how many plums will the farmer be able to deliver?
Answer: None. A pear tree does not bear plums.
Medium Riddles
Riddle: Tool of thief, toy of queen. Always used to be unseen. Sign of joy, sign of sorrow. Giving all likeness borrowed. What am I?
Answer: A mask.
Riddle: A very pretty thing am I, fluttering in the pale-blue sky. Delicate, fragile on the wing, indeed I am a pretty thing. What am I?
Answer: I am a Butterfly.
Riddle: What kind of candy would a prisoner want before he is executed?
Answer: A Life Saver.
Riddle: What can go up and come down without moving?
Answer: The temperature.
Riddle: There is a clothing store in Bartlesville. The owner has devised his own method of pricing items. A vest costs $20, socks cost $25, a tie costs $15 and a blouse costs $30. Using the method, how much would a pair of underwear cost?
Answer: $45. The pricing method consists of charging $5 for each letter required to spell the item.
Riddle: Can a man legally marry his widow's sister in the state of California?
Answer: NO since she is a 'widow', the guy's dead!
Riddle: What has holes but still holds water?
Answer: A Sponge.
Riddle: The rungs of a 10-foot ladder attached to a ship are 1 foot apart. If the water is rising at the rate of one foot an hour, how long will it take until the water covers the ladder?
Answer: It will never cover the ladder because as the water rises, so will the floating ship.
Riddle: What do you call a bear with no teeth?
Answer: A gummy Bear.
Riddle: How did the pancake hurt itself?
Answer: Doing backflips.
Riddle: Which one of Santa's reindeer is the fastest?
Answer: Dasher.
Riddle: I have a head and a tail but no body... What am I?
Answer: A coin.
Riddle: What word contains all of the twenty six letters?
Answer: Alphabet.

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