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75 Short Riddles That Will Save You From Boredom

75 Short Riddles That Will Save You From Boredom

Don’t know how to lighten the mood in a meeting or what to write to a guy to make him remember you? 

This article contains questions and answers to help you cope with the aforementioned challenges. 75 riddles of varying degrees of difficulty that will make you think and smile. Don’t put off the fun for later, start with the easy riddles right now. And be careful, some answers are in the questions themselves.

Easy riddles

How do you get water in your hands without any containers, so it doesn’t spill?

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Answer: take ice in your hands

At the age of 23, the orphan got parents, how would he call them?

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Answer: mother-in-law and father-in-law

What can’t a person eat for breakfast?

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Answer: lunch and dinner

What is the shortest word in the English language that a child learns when he begins to learn to speak?

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Answer: I

What is visible during the day but not at night?

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Answer: sunlight

What can be created but not invented?

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Answer: something that people have invented before you

People eat different kinds of food all the time to diversify their meals and to avoid getting bored with the same foods. But there is something that we won’t get tired of consuming for as long as we live. What’s that?

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Answer: water

The longest English word sounds like Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanokoniosis, what are the most identical things in it?

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Answer: letters

What burns the most calories and requires no effort in doing so?

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Answer: sleep

Can date 32’s at a time, but can’t break with it. To stop their relationship, one of them must die. What is it?

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Answer: toothbrush and teeth

What do 194 different countries have in common?

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Answer: people

How many digits in the number 100 are greater than 0?

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Answer: 1 (1 and two 0)

It doesn’t disappear either day or night, it shines 24/7, but we only see it half the day.

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Answer: sun, moon, and stars

Which weighs more, a kilo of cement or a kilo of inflated balloons?

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Answer: no one. They both weigh the same – a kilo

A wasp flew into the room while Kira was eating watermelon, what is the first thing she should cover to get the least discomfort?

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Answer: her mouth

Liam is now on page 140 of the book, how many more pages does he need to read to finish the story?

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Answer: all the remaining ones

What is green in spring, yellow in summer, and red in fall?

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Answer: leaves on trees

Which book is impossible to read?

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Answer: a closed one

Which city in the world has never lost its light?

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Answer: the one where it hasn’t been plugged in

Mountains withstand earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, but there is a mountain that can be blown away by the wind. Which one?

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Answer: a sandy mountain.

What kind of clothes can’t be taken off a person?

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Answer: painted

Burns fast, flutters in the wind and can be the toy for the game with your kitten. What is it?

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Answer: hair

These Arabic and Roman inscriptions are understood by everyone who has been in school and is over 10 years old. What are they?

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Answer: numbers

Can stand at the end, but never in the middle, and his friend is only in the middle, but never at the end. What is it?

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Answer: a period and a comma

What weighs a lot even though it seems light?

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Answer: a cloud

Which day will never come?

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Answer: tomorrow

Which invisible superhero can move objects?

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Answer: wind

How many words beginning with the letter ‘m’ exist?

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Answer: many

How do you keep from getting wet in rainy weather?

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Answer: don’t go outside

How should you exercise to get results?

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Answer: regularly

What do you find in the middle of Paris? Paris

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Answer: letter ‘r’

If you throw a white stone into the Black Sea, what will it become?

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Answer: wet

Challenging riddles

For whom the letter was written, if on the place for recipient there is only one number and letter?

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Answer: for you (4u)

You can’t see it in the dark, but in the light, you want to steal it. Everyone who watches it says that something they are feeling.

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Answer: a picture

How to fill a container with more water than it can hold? 

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Answer: fill it with ice

The human body consists of 2 arms, legs, eyes, ears, nose, kidneys, lungs heart, liver, ureter and over 200 bones. What is the largest human organ? 

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Answer: skin

How many days can an open carton of milk stay in the refrigerator?

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Answer: until a person throws it out.

There were 3 scientists in the basement without windows, they were doing experiments on 8 rats, by the evening 2 rats had died and there were only 7 rats left. How could this happen?

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Answer: There was a rat in the basement before the scientists came.

A beautiful blondie woman was cooking in the kitchen, when her husband called her, she brought brought a fresh pastry, what was it? 

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Answer: blondie (a pie with vanilla)

Which animal has 2 different kinds of wild creatures hidden in it?

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Answer: giraffe (if look at its head upside down you can see a penguin

An American businessman opened an account in Cyprus, and the secretary sent a handwritten code, so the businessman could change the “password”. He tried 6 times, but the program wouldn’t let him out, writing that there was an error in the code. Where could there be an error if the code is 18F92KS00WE0DLSM0SB

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Answer: He wrote a big O instead of a 0

A writer wrote a 270-page book and gave it to an editor. He sent the manuscript back to him and told him to fix the word mistakes phenoumeunon. How many mistakes did he make in that word?

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Answer: 0 (because that is spelled correctly)

Brad put the phone on charge overnight at 1 a.m. He accidentally woke up at 4 a.m. and checked to see that the phone was not charging, even though there was electricity and the charger was working properly. Why?

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Answer: the phone turned on the smart charging mode

Katerina, born in Ukraine on September 1, 2001, went to visit her American pen-friend for the summer vacation and showed her ID in an American store and was sold alcohol, although by law she is under 21 and cannot officially buy it. How did this happen?

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Answer: in America, the date is written first a month, then a day. So, it was counted there that she was born on January 9

If you were offered $1,000 to sleep an hour on your choice of nails or roses, which would be the best choice to do the least amount of damage?

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Answer: nails, because on roses you lie down they will break and you will hurt yourself with the thorns, while nails will hold you down with the right weight distribution

What animal is black only in the shade, but bright in the light?

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Answer: a camel; its shadow is black, but it is light

There are hundreds of varieties of doctors in the world, and each of them treats and saves their patients. All but one. Who are we talking about?

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Answer: a pathologist

Eric wanted to buy a laptop on sale for $1,200, and the full price of the laptop was $1,400. Eric ended up paying $1,400, why?

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Answer: because the price of the laptop did not include the installation of software

Which sign when turned 45 degrees can multiply the solution to solving a problem?

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Answer: + (if rotated, will be multiplication)

I wear makeup every day, but my face stays clean. What am I?

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Answer: a makeup artist

Jenny’s parents have 4 children: Lisa, George, Gloria, and one other. What is the name of the 4th child?

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Answer: Jenny

How do you get 5 signatures from your neighbors who have gone on vacation within 5 minutes? 

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Answer: get their electronic signatures

What should a stressed out person who is overweight and overeating do?

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Answer: think of another way to manage stress

An object is always warm before it gets there and never hot afterwards, what is it?

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Answer: refrigerator

What is the main secret to any magic trick?

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Answer: knowing how to control people’s attention

What color can be achieved by mixing colors in theory, but not in practice?

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Answer: white

Three lawyers claim that Jenny is their sister. But Jenny says she has no sisters. How many sisters does Jenny end up with?

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Answer: none, Jenny has three brothers

Whose song can’t be heard while being dry?

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Answer: the song of the sea’s and ocean’s animals (dolphins and whales)

You can’t see it in the dark, but add some light and you’ll see someone who pretends to be a sibling your and wants to be free out of frames and eyes, watching through all of this.

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Answer: reflection in the mirror

Hole in the wall that takes your soul. At the night looks as a mirror, at the day time as a gift, everyone should understand now that we are talking about …

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Answer: window

Funny riddles

Which social network was created specially for you?

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Answer: YouTube

Without food we won’t last 7 days, without water we won’t last 3 days, and without it, we won’t last 5 minutes even. What is it?

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Answer: air or checking social media, both are correct

What are the 3 words most commonly used in the world?

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Answer: made in China

By making contact, an engineer was promoted. What was the contact?

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Answer: eye contact with the boss

Which search program has 2 omniscient eyes?

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Answer: gOOgle

Which 2 emblems were unofficially motivated for creation by cat’s muzzle?

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Answer: Tesla and BMW

What is the name of the cat that the whole world feels sorry for?

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Answer: Tom from the Tom and Jerry cartoon

How does a true Marvel fan differ from one who only tries to be one?

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Answer: They sit in the movie theater longer

Who works only one day a year, receives no salary from the government, but is not poor?

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Answer: Santa Claus

What piece of paper does no one really need, but people spend money and years of their lives for it? 

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Answer: a university graduation diploma

A driver is driving at 140 km per hour, and notices a traffic jam of cops ahead. What is the first thing he needs to do to keep himself alive? 

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Answer: slow down

What kind of paper helps solve problems?

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Answer: valuable paper

Who has two eyes when he sleeps and four when he is awake?

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Answer: a person who wears glasses

What do you see once in February, twice in August, and not at all in October?

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Answer: letter ‘u’.

What is the difference between turkey and Turkey?

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Answer: the second one writes from the capital letter
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