Riddles

Riddle is a mystifying, misleading, or puzzling question posed as a problem to be solved or guessed. Solve riddles and learn English Language!

Riddle: You walk into a room that contains a match, a kerosene lamp, a candle, and a fireplace. What would you light first?

You walk into a room that contains a match, a kerosene lamp, a candle, and a fireplace. What would you light first?

Answer: The match

Riddle: I have cities, but no houses. I have mountains, but no trees. I have water, but no fish. What am I?

I have cities, but no houses. I have mountains, but no trees. I have water, but no fish. What am I?

Answer: A map

Riddle: Two in a corner, one in a room, zero in a house, but one in a shelter. What am I?

Two in a corner, one in a room, zero in a house, but one in a shelter. What am I?

Answer: The letter “R.”

Riddle: What has a bottom at the top?

What has a bottom at the top?

Answer: Your legs

Riddle: What has many teeth, but cannot bite?

What has many teeth, but cannot bite?

Answer: A comb

Riddle: What can you hold in your right hand, but never in your left hand?

What can you hold in your right hand, but never in your left hand?

Answer: Your left hand

Riddle: What time is it when an elephant sits on a fence?

What time is it when an elephant sits on a fence?

Answer: Time to fix the fence

Riddle: What runs but cannot walk, has a mouth but no teeth and has a bed but cannot sleep?

What runs but cannot walk, has a mouth but no teeth and has a bed but cannot sleep?

Answer: A river.

Riddle: I sometimes run but cannot walk. You follow me around. What am I?

I sometimes run but cannot walk. You follow me around. What am I?

Answer: Your nose.

Riddle: What number is odd until you take away one letter; then it becomes even?

What number is odd until you take away one letter; then it becomes even?

Answer: Seven.

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