Riddles

Level – Easy

What kind of coat can only be put on when wet?

What goes up a chimney down, but won’t go down a chimney up?

What letter is next in this sequence? M, A, M, J, J, A, S, O,__

What’s full of holes but still holds water?

What building has the most stories?

Why is an island like the letter T?

Pronounced as one letter,
And written with three,
Two letters there are,
And two only in me.
I’m double, I’m single,
I’m black, blue, and gray,
I’m read from both ends,
And the same either way.
What am I?

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 other letter fits in the following series: B C D E I K O X?

What is the next letter in the series: “B, C, D, E, G, …”? And Why?

Two mothers and two daughters go to a pet store and buy three cats. Each female gets
her own cat. How is this possible?

What has wheels and flies, but is not an aircraft?

What is the best month for a parade?

What’s white when it’s dirty?

Which is faster, hot or cold?

Six glasses are in a row. The first three are full of juice; the second three are empty. By moving only one glass, can you arrange them so empty and full glasses alternate?

Two fathers and two sons went duck hunting. Each shot a duck but they shot only three ducks in all. How come?

When is your mind like a rumpled bed?

What can you put in a wood box that will make it lighter?

What is it that everybody does at the same time?

Take away my first letter; take away my second letter; take away all my letters, and I would remain the same. What am I?

A doctor and a nurse have a baby boy. But the boy’s father is not the doctor and the mother is not the nurse. How can it be?

What gets wet when drying?

The more you take away, the larger it becomes? What is it?

You can keep it only after giving it away to someone else. What is it?

What seven letters did Old Mother Hubbard say when she opened her cupboard?

What is so fragile even saying its name can break it?

How could a cowboy ride into town on Friday, stay two days, and ride out on Friday?

What comes once in a minute, twice in a moment, but never in a thousand years?

The more you take the more you leave behind.

A word I know, six letters it contains. Subtract just one, and twelve is what remains.

This runs fore to aft on one side of a ship, and aft to fore on the other. What is it?

I am a box that holds keys without locks, yet they can unlock your soul. What am I?

What turns everything around, but does not move?

While walking across a bridge I saw a boat full of people. Yet on the boat there wasn’t a single person. Why?

Here on earth it is true, yesterday is always before today; but there is a place where yesterday always follows today. Where?

I am an insect, & the first half of my name reveals another insect. Some famous musicians had a name similar to mine. What am I?

What relation would your father’s sister’s sister-in-law be to you?

There is a seven-letter word in the English language that contains ten words without rearranging any of its letters.” What is the word?

Brothers or sisters have I none, but that man’s father is my father’s son. Who is that man?

What word looks the same upside down and backwards?

When can you add two to eleven and get one as the correct answer?

How far can a dog run into the woods?

Two legs I have, and this will confound: only at rest do they touch the ground! What am I?

It goes up, but at the same time goes down. Up toward the sky, and down toward the ground. It’s present tense and past tense too, come for a ride, just me and you. What is it?

Which word from Group B belongs with the words from Group A?
A. blast, paper, box, bank
B. juice, bag, cradle, carpet

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

What can you hold without ever touching or using your hands?

What 7 letter word becomes longer when the third letter is removed?

Whoever makes it, tells it not. Whoever takes it, knows it not. And whoever knows it wants it not.

You can see nothing else
When you look in my face,
I will look you in the eye
And I will never lie.

I know a word of letters three. Add two, and fewer there will be.

What are the next 3 letters in this riddle? o t t f f s s _ _ _

He starts and ends 2 common English words. One painful in love, one painful in everyday matter.
Do you know what 2 words I must be?

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