# Just A Long List Of Riddles With Answers To Test How Clever You Really Are

"Dozens."

A phone.

A clock.

A map.

A comb.

"NOON."

Light.

Silence.

A stapler.

"Few."

A piano.

An echo.

A candle.

The letter "r."

"Bookkeeper."

A towel.

## 22.Remove two letters from five to make four.

"IV" (IV is four in Roman numerals).

## 24.Tallulah has five sons, each of whom has a sister. How many children does Tallulah have?

Six .

Each of the five sons has a sister — the same sister — so there are six children in total.

## 25.Which word does not belong in the following list: noon, wow, level, radar, madam, kayak, or rotator...?

"Or."

All of the other words are palindromes.

Three minutes.

An anchor.

An envelope.

The letter "e."

## 31.A pizza place has an offer where you can swap five empty pizza boxes for a free pizza. Joe has collected 25 pizza boxes. How many free pizzas can he get?

Six.

The 25 boxes initially get him five pizzas, but then he can swap those five new pizza boxes for one additional pizza. So in total he can get six pizzas.

## 32.What are the next three letters in this combination? OTTFFSS

"ENT"

One, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten.

Water.

Jane's daughter.

## 37.Find the number that best completes the following sequence: 1 2 4 7 11 __ 22?

16.

Each number adds 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6, respectively, to the preceding number.

A secret.

## 39.There are two paths ahead, but only one is safe. Two guards know which way is safe, but one guard can only tell the truth, while the other can only lie, and you don't know who's who. What is one question you can ask to find the safer path?

"Which way will the other guard tell me is safer?"

According to logic, both guards will answer with the path that's dangerous, thereby revealing the safer path.

A priest.

A ring.

## 42.Big as a biscuit, deep as a cup, even a river can't fill it up. What is it?

A kitchen strainer.

A glove.

The temperature.

Leaves.

## 47.Chad, Mandy, and Ryan are each either an enemy who only lies or an ally who only tells the truth. Chad says something in a strange language. Mandy translates, "He said he's an enemy." Ryan responds, "Mandy is lying." Who is an ally?

Ryan is an ally!

Neither an ally nor an enemy would say they're an enemy, which means Mandy is lying. And that means Ryan is telling the truth. (We can't be sure what Chad is.)

A coffin.

A postage stamp.

The letter "e."

Three apples.

## 53.Before Mount Everest was discovered, what was the highest mountain on Earth?

Mount Everest! Even if you didn't know about it, it was still the highest mountain in the world.

She weighs meat.

Time.

A river.

Simon.

Red paint.

A last name.

## 61.A girl has as many brothers as sisters, but each brother has only half as many brothers as sisters. How many brothers and sisters are there in the family?

Four sisters and three brothers.

A candle.

## 63.What do an island and the letter "T" have in common?

They're both in the middle of water.

The letter "D."

The match.

Darkness.

A sponge.

## 70.On a ship you see tons of people. You look again, but this time you don’t see a single person on the boat. Why?

They're all married!

A reflection.

## 72.In a land of people who either only tell lies or only tell the truth, you meet Penelope and Kaitlyn. Kaitlyn says, "We're both total liars!" What does that really mean about Penelope and Kaitlyn?

Penelope is a truth teller and Kaitlyn is a liar!

"We're both total liars" cannot be true because it would mean a liar is telling the truth. If it cannot be true, Kaitlyn must be a liar, but in order for it to be a lie, Penelope must be a truth teller.

Charcoal.

Second place.

## 76.In what month do people get the least sleep?

February, because it's the shortest month.

## 77.How many times can you subtract 5 from 25?

You can only subtract 5 from 25 once. After that, you'd be subtracting 5 from 20, 15, 10, etc.

## 78.How much dirt is there in a hole that is 3 feet wide, 4 feet long, and 5 feet deep?

There is no dirt in it — it's a hole!

A coin.

A fish hook.

## 82.A cop saw a truck driver going the wrong way down a one-way street, but didn't pull him over. Why not?

The truck driver was walking.

(S)even.

Fire.