1.What occurs once in a minute, twice in a moment, but never in an hour.

2.It goes up and down the stairs without moving.

3.Give it food and it will live; give it water and it will die.

4.Twelve white ponies,
On a red hill,
Always moving,
but standing still.
What are we?


5.What's the beginning of eternity,
the end of time and space,
the beginning of the end,
and the end of every place?

6.What five letter English word does not change its pronunciation when four letters are taken away?

7.What can you catch but not throw?

8.I run, yet I have no legs. What am I?

9.Take one out and scratch my head.
I am now black but once was red

10.What is black and white and is read all over?

11.He has a look of awful scorn,
And wears his clothes a funny way,

Waving his hands over fields of corn,
He keeps the birds away!

12.I'm in a rock, not in a stone
I'm in marrow, not in bone
I'm in a bolster, not in a bed
I'm not living , i'm not dead

13.Remove the outside, cook the inside, eat the outside, throw away the inside. What is it?

14.I have a 100 legs but cannot stand.
A long neck but no head.
And I eat the maids life.

15.What goes around the world and stays in a corner?

16.What gets wetter the more it dries?

17.The man who invented it, doesn't want it.
The man who bought it, doesn't need it.

The man who needs it, doesn't know it.

18.The more there is the less you see.

19.They come at night without being called and are lost in the day without being stolen.


20.Forward I am heavy, backward I am not. What am I?

21.There was a green round house. Inside the green round house was a smaller white house.
In the white house was a red house.
And living in the red house were lots of little black babies.

22.What kind of room has no windows or doors?

23.When is a door not a door?

24.They are Dark,
and always on the run,
without the sun,
would be none.

25.What common English verb becomes its own pasttense by re-arranging its letters?

26.What has hands, but is not flesh, bone or blood?

27. I have holes on the top and bottom,
I have holes on my left and on my right,
And I have holes in the middle, yet I
still hold water.
What am I?

28. I look at you, you look at me
I raise my right,you raise your left
What is this object?

Solutions for the above riddles....

Answer 1: The letter M

Answer 2: Carpet

Answer 3: Fire

Answer 4: Teeth

Answer 5: E

Answer 6: Queue

Answer 7: A cold

Answer 8: A nose

Answer 9: A match

Answer 10: A newspaper

Answer 11: Scarecrow

Answer 12: "R"

Answer 13: Corn

Answer 14: Broom

Answer 15: A stamp

Answer 16: Towel

Answer 17: Coffin

Answer 18: Darkness

Answer 19:

Answer 20: Ton

Answer 21: A Watermelon

Answer 22: A mushroom

Answer 23: When it is a-jar

Answer 24: Shadow

Answer 25: Eat or Ate

Answer 26: A clock

Answer 27: A Sponge

Answer 28: A Mirror


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