Word Riddles

Riddle: What belongs to you, but other people use it more than you?

What belongs to you, but other people use it more than you?

Answer: Your name.

Riddle: I am not alive, but I grow; I don’t have lungs, but I need air; I don’t have a mouth, but water kills me.

I am not alive, but I grow; I don’t have lungs, but I need air; I don’t have a mouth, but water kills me. What am I?

Answer: Fire.

Riddle: You live in a one story house made entirely of redwood. What color would the stairs be?

You live in a one story house made entirely of redwood. What color would the stairs be?

Answer: What stairs? You live in a one-story house.

Riddle: What did the bee say to the flower?

What did the bee say to the flower?

Answer: Hello, honey!

Riddle: I turn once, what is out will not get in. I turn again, what is in will not get out. What am I?

I turn once, what is out will not get in. I turn again, what is in will not get out. What am I?

Answer: A key

Riddle: What can fill a room but takes up no space?

What can fill a room but takes up no space?

Answer: Light

Riddle: What is so fragile that saying its name breaks it?

What is so fragile that saying its name breaks it?

Answer: Silence.

Riddle: I have lakes with no water, mountains with no stone and cities with no buildings. What am I?

I have lakes with no water, mountains with no stone and cities with no buildings. What am I?

Answer: A map

Riddle: What can travel around the world while staying in a corner?

What can travel around the world while staying in a corner?

Answer: stamp

Riddle: I speak without a mouth and hear without ears. I have no body, but I come alive with wind. What am I?

I speak without a mouth and hear without ears. I have no body, but I come alive with wind. What am I?

Answer: An echo

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