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Everyone says it's the best.  Don't think two hard about the words in the riddle but more about what the riddle could be asking.  This Riddle Quiz is downloadable as a .pdf file or you can print direct from the Word Riddles Quiz

Riddle:

What 8 letter word can have a letter taken away and it still makes a word.  Take another letter away and it still makes a word. Keep on doing that until you have one letter left. What is the word?

Answer:

The word is starting! starting, staring, string, sting, sing, sin, in, I.  Cool,huh?

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Riddle:

Can you name three consecutive days without using the words Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, or Sunday?

Answer:

Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow.

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Riddle:

What 7 letter word is spelled the same way backwards and forewords?

Answer:

Racecar.

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Riddle:

What 5 letter word typed in all capital letters can be read the same upside down?

Answer:

SWIMS.

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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. Cool, huh?

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Riddle:

What word contains all of the twenty six letters?

Answer:

Alphabet.

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Riddle:

Foward I am heavy, but backward I am not.

What am I?

Answer:

The word Ton.

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Riddle:

I am six letters. When you take one away I am twelve. What am I?

Answer:

The word Dozens.

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Riddle:

There is a word in the English language in which the first two letters signify a male, the first three letters signify a female, the first four signify a great man, and the whole word, a great woman. What is the word?

Answer:

Heroine.

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Riddle:

I am a rock group that has 4 members, all of whom are dead, one of which was assasinated.

What am I?

Answer:

Mount Rushmore.  Get it, rock group?

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Words Answers:

  1. The word is starting! starting, staring, string, sting, sing, sin, in, I.  Cool,huh?
  2. Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow.
  3. Racecar.
  4. SWIMS.
  5. NOON. Cool, huh?
  6. Alphabet.
  7. The word Ton.
  8. The word Dozens.
  9. Heroine.
  10. Mount Rushmore.  Get it, rock group?