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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:

There are two monkeys on a tree and one jumps off.  Why does the other monkey jump too?

Answer:

Monkey see monkey do.

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Riddle:

What goes up when the rain comes down?

Answer:

An umbrella.

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Riddle:

Which is the only way a leopard can change his spots?

Answer:

By going from one spot to another.

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Riddle:

I'm not clothes but I cover your body;

The more I'm used, the thinner I grow.

What am I?

Answer:

Bar of Soap

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Riddle:

When will water stop running down hill?

Answer:

When it reaches the bottom.

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Riddle:

I have a head and a tail but no body... What am I?

Answer:

A coin.

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Riddle:

Why was the picture sent to jail?

Answer:

Because it was framed.

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Riddle:

When is music like vegetables?

Answer:

When there are two beats (beets) to the measure.

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Riddle:

What has no body and no nose?

Answer:

Nobody knows.

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Riddle:

What falls down but never breaks?

Answer:

Nightfall.

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