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Short Riddles to Solve

When you just have a few minutes to exercise your brain these short and sweet mind-benders are for you! Short riddles are quick so get to it.

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: If there are four sheep, two dogs, and one herds-men, how many feet are there?
Answer: Two. Sheep have hooves; dogs have paws; only people have feet.
Riddle: You answer me, although I never ask you questions. What am I?
Answer: A telephone.
Short Riddles
Riddle: What kind of goose fights with snakes?
Answer: A mongoose.
Riddle: I am wet when drying. What am I?
Answer: A towel.
Short Riddles
Riddle: Which three letters can frighten a thief away?
Answer: I C U (I See You!).
Riddle: What word is always pronounced wrong?
Answer: Wrong!
Short Riddles
Riddle: When is music like vegetables?
Answer: When there are two beats (beets) to the measure.
Riddle: How did the pancake hurt itself?
Answer: Doing backflips.
Riddle: What is the end of everything?
Answer: The letter G.
Riddle: What is at the end of a rainbow?
Answer: The letter W.
Riddle: When is homework not homework?
Answer: When it's done at school.
Riddle: What is a ghost's favorite fruit?
Riddle: If you drop a yellow hat in the Red Sea, what does it become?
Answer: Wet, duh!
Riddle: The one who has it does not keep it. It is large and small. It is any shape.
Answer: A gift.
Riddle: What color is the wind?
Answer: Blew.
Riddle: What only works the first time you use it?
Answer: A match.
Riddle: What fruit has its seeds on the outside?
Answer: A strawberry! A strawberry is the only fruit that wears its seeds on the outside.
Riddle: The leaves are on the fruit, The fruits is on the leaves. What is it?
Answer: A pineapple.
Riddle: What is rarer and more valuable than gold, but easier to lose?
Answer: Love/ Friendship.

Even though they are short, these riddles can tangle your brain. Some are funny and others will stump you.