Like muscles, our brains need a little exercise. Let’s face it; they can be rusty sometimes. If you’re looking for a way to get a little smarter or have some fun, try challenging your brain with riddles. Riddles are beneficial to the brain activity. They strengthen our logic and aptitude and help release stress. If these are what you need right now, then, you are in the right place.
a. What has a spine but no bones?
b. If there are six apples and you take four away, how many do you have?
c. He who builds me doesn’t want me, he who buys me doesn’t use me, he that uses me doesn’t know he’s
got me. What am I?
d. What is as big as an elephant but weighs nothing?
e. How can a man go eight days without sleep?
f. What is yours to own, yet others use it more?
g. Look closely, what does this say? 10AC
h. A man was outside taking a walk when it started to rain. The man didn’t have an umbrella, and he wasn’t wearing a hat. His clothes got soaked, yet not a single hair on his head got wet. How could this happen?
i. What is a 9-letter English word which is still a word each time you take away a letter?
j. Some months have 31 days; others have 30 days. How many have 28 days?
k. What runs around a soccer field but never moves?
l. A truck driver is going down a one-way street the wrong way, and passes at least ten cops. Why is he not
m. What goes up and down, but remains in the same place?
n. What gets wetter and wetter the more it dries?
o. There was an airplane crash, every single person on board died, but yet two people survived. How is this possible?
b. the 4 you have
c. a coffin
d. Elephant’s shadow
e. he sleeps at night
f. your name
h. the man was bald
i. startling, starting, staring, string, sting, sing, sin, in
j. all of the months
k. a fence
l. he’s walking at the sidewalk
o. the two are married