13 Riddles for Fun

Posted by on Thursday, September 18th, 2008

How smart are you?

Below you will find some random riddles I found online (none of these are MINE…. I am so not that smart! hehe) but try your hand at answering without looking them up! K? :)

1.  What is it that, after you take away the whole, some still remains?

2.  I’m light as a feather, yet the strongest man can’t hold me for much more than a minute. What am I?

3.  I fly, yet I have no wings. I cry, yet I have no eyes. Darkness follows me; lower light I never see.

4.  Until I am measured, I am not known. Yet how you miss me, When I have flown! What am I?

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

6. 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?

7.  I can run but not walk. Wherever I go, thought follows close behind. What am I?

8.  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. What is it?

9.  No sooner spoken than broken. What is it?

10.  I am mother and father, but never birth or nurse. I’m rarely still, but I never wander. What am I?

11.  I am weightless, but you can see me. Put me in a bucket, and I’ll make it lighter. What am I?

12.  What is it that you can keep after giving it to someone else?

13.  The more you take, the more you leave behind. What are they?

Go ahead….. give it your best shot! :)

Edited to add: Great job guys!

You’re some smart cookies!

1. wholesome

2. breath

3. cloud

4. time

5. the letter m

6. eye

7. nose

8. coffin

9. silence

10. tree

11. a hole

12. your word

13. footsteps

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  1. Jenon 18 Sep 2008 at 5:52 am 1

    It’s not even 6:00 am yet. I might give this a try later! :)

  2. SCARECROWon 18 Sep 2008 at 8:38 am 2

    1) The word “wholesome”?
    2) Your breathe.
    3) Clouds?
    4) Time?
    5) ??
    6) I had to go through the alphabet for this one – EYE
    7) The first part could be a nose, but I’m thrown off by the second part, so I have no idea.
    8) coffin
    9) vow of silence
    10) best guess…a flower/grass/tree…it grows and moves in the wind, but stays in one spot?
    11) A hole
    12) umm…VD?
    13) my first thought was a CRAPPY one ;-)

    My work thanks you for wasting their money. Yes, I have heard some of these before.

  3. Stacyon 18 Sep 2008 at 9:15 am 3

    I have no idea on many of these. But I’ll give it the old college try. lol

    1. No idea
    2. Breath
    3. Clouds
    4. Time
    5. The letter “m”
    6. No idea
    7. Your mind
    8. No idea
    9. Promise or your word
    10. Earth
    11. Air
    12. Smile
    13. No idea

  4. Beccaon 18 Sep 2008 at 12:18 pm 4

    1. wholesome
    5.The letter M.
    7.A nose.
    8. Coffin.
    9. Silence
    10. Tree.
    11.A hole.
    12. Your heart.

  5. Jenon 18 Sep 2008 at 2:33 pm 5

    Scarecrow’s answer to #12 is hilarious… and quite accurate! :)

    Man, you guys are smart. My brain just doesn’t get riddles! I suppose all you folks are all good at math, too… :)

  6. Beccaon 18 Sep 2008 at 2:44 pm 6

    Did you know that Mitch said that same exact thing for number 12? ;-)

  7. Funny Riddles & Answerson 18 Sep 2008 at 5:37 pm 7

    He has married many women but has never been married. Who is he?

    A priest or preacher.

  8. Beccaon 18 Sep 2008 at 6:50 pm 8

    Funny riddles, a priest, since he can’t marry.

  9. SCARECROWon 18 Sep 2008 at 8:44 pm 9

    12) A promise

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