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Solve the Riddles

Riddles Quiz

  1. I am an odd number but take away a letter and I become even. What number am I?
  2. What has to be broken before you use it?
  3. What is white when it's dirty and black when it's clean?
  4. What question can you never honestly answer yes to?
  5. What can run all around a back garden, yet never moves?
  6. Every morning a bus driver goes the wrong way down a one-way street but the police never stop him. Why?

  7. What is full of holes but still holds water?
  8. Remove one letter from this word containing six letters to leave 12 and not five. What is the word?
  9. What begins with T, finishes with T, and has T in it?
  10. What's large, moves, and has four eyes but can’t see?
  11. If everyone in the country bought white cars, what flowery delight would we have?
  12. How can you turn a six into a nine without manipulation by any other numbers?
  13. What is there one of in every corner and two of in every room?
  14. One football fan claimed to be able to tell the score before any game. How?
  15. What has a neck but no head and two arms with no hands?
  16. What ship has two mates, but no captain?
  17. What belongs to you, but everyone else uses it?
  18. What is windy and made from 3/7 chicken, 2/3 cat and 2/4 goat?
  19. What can you keep after giving it to someone?
  20. What is shorter than the other four but the only one to be raised in approval?
  21. What has a bottom at the top?


  1. Seven
  2. An egg
  3. A blackboard or chalkboard
  4. Are you asleep? (Also, are you conscious, or dead, or even are you being silent)
  5. A fence
  6. He's walking
  7. A sponge
  8. Dozens
  9. A teapot
  10. Mississippi
  11. A white carnation
  12. Six (six becomes ix - ix is nine in roman numerals)
  13. The letter 'o'
  14. The score before any football game is 0:0.

  15. A shirt
  16. A relationship
  17. Your name
  18. Chicago (known as the "Windy City")
  19. Your word or promise
  20. A thumb
  21. Legs