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50+ Tricky Riddles We Bet You Won’t Know The Answers To!

Lubna KhanLubna Khan  |  Nov 25, 2021
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A good riddle is something that most of us cannot resist at all. Riddles have become an engaging way to put your mind to the test or even pass some time. Do you think you have what it takes to decode and crack the solution for some tricky riddles? Gear up, because we have compiled some tricky riddles that will keep you busy all day long!

Below are some tricky riddles with solutions, funny tricky riddles with answers, and more that will put you to the test.

 Tricky Riddles

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The more difficult the riddle is, the more exciting it is to solve! Some tricky riddles are intelligent ones that require you to think for a long time, while some simply have silly solutions that are hidden in plain sight. Either way, the satisfaction that comes after solving a challenging riddle is unparalleled. So, ready to put your minds to test? Here are some tricky riddles that you might have a tough time solving! But don’t worry, the answers are listed below.

  1. I speak without a mouth and hear without ears. I have no body, but I come alive with wind. What am I? 
  2. I have cities, but no houses. I have mountains, but no trees. I have water, but no fish. What am I? 
  3. What gets wet while drying?
  4. What can run but never walks, has a mouth but never talks, has a head but never weeps, has a bed but never sleeps?
  5. The person who makes it and the person who buys it have no use for it and the person who uses it never sees it or feels it. What is it?
  6. If a red house is made of red bricks, and a yellow house is made of yellow bricks, what is a greenhouse made of?
  7. Before Mt. Everest was discovered, what was the tallest mountain peak in the world?
  8. Spelled forwards I’m what you do everyday, spelled backwards I’m something you hate. What am I?​
  9. My spine is stiff, my body is pale, I’m always ready to tell a tale. What am I?
  10. I am full of holes yet I have no problem holding water. What am I?
  11. What goes up when rain comes down?
  12. What goes up and down but doesn’t move?
  13. How far can you walk into the woods?
  14. If two’s company, and three’s a crowd, what are four and five?
  15. Which is heavier: a ton of bricks or a ton of feathers?

Answers:

  1. An echo
  2. A map
  3. A towel
  4. A river
  5. A coffin
  6. Greenhouses are made of glass
  7. It was still Mt. Everest
  8. Live
  9. A book
  10. A sponge
  11. Umbrella
  12. A staircase
  13. Halfway. After that, you’re walking out of the woods
  14. Nine
  15. They weigh the same!

 Short Tricky Riddles With Answers

Solving some riddles may take longer than others. But don’t let that deter you! Some riddles can be a play on letters, while others may have the silliest answers that you didn’t see coming. Thinking of the solution from all possible angles is the key to solving these tricky riddles. Were you able to solve all the riddles up until now? Level up, because here are some short tricky riddles with answers that’ll stretch your brain.

  1. Who is that with a neck and no head, two arms and no hands?

2. Different lights make me strange, thus into different sizes I will change. What am I?

3. What belongs to you, but everyone else uses it?

4. What never asks a question, but gets answered all the time?

5. When do you start when it’s red but stop when it’s green?

6. The more there is, the less you see. What am I?

7. No sooner spoken than broken. What is it?

8. You can see me in water, but I never get wet. What am I?

9. Which word has three consecutive double letters?

10. What must be broken before you can use it?

11. What is always in front of you but can’t be seen?

12. The more you take, the more you leave behind. What are they?

13. Where does today come before yesterday?

14. What has many keys but can’t open a single lock?

15. What invention lets you look right through a wall?

Answers:

  1. A shirt

2. Pupil of an eye

3. Your name

4. Your cell phone

5. When you’re eating a watermelon

6. Darkness

7. Silence

8. Reflection

9. Bookkeeper

10. An egg

11. The future

12. Footsteps

13. The dictionary

14. A piano

15. A window

Funny Tricky Riddles With Answers

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Sometimes we tend to think too hard about the answers to tricky riddles, when in reality, they are hidden in plain sight all along! Below are some funny tricky riddles with answers that’ll make you go “why didn’t I think of this?”

  1. You see a boat filled with people. It has not sunk, but when you look again you don’t see a single person on the boat. Why?
  2. Why is it so easy to measure fish?
  3. What is the only word that is spelled wrong in the dictionary?
  4. What two things can you never eat for breakfast?
  5. How can a girl go 25 days without sleep?
  6. How do you make the number one disappear?
  7. Which letter of the alphabet has the most water?
  8. What do you call a fly with no wings?
  9. What is the safest room to be in during a zombie apocalypse?
  10. What has lots of eyes, but can’t see?

Answers:

  1. Because all the people were married.

2. Because they come with their own scales.

3. Wrong

4. Dinner and lunch

5. She sleeps at night

6. Add the letter G and it’s ‘Gone’

7. The C

8. A walk

9. The living room

10. A potato

Tricky Riddles With Answers In English

Still haven’t found any challenging riddles? Below are some more tricky riddles with answers that you can check out. 

  1. What disappears as soon as you say its name?

2. I have keys, but no locks and space, and no rooms. You can enter, but you can’t go outside. What am I?

3. What occurs once in a minute, twice in a moment and never in one thousand years?

4. If you have me you want to share me, if you share me you won’t have me. What am I?

5. What can you fill a room with that takes up no space?

6. A bus driver goes the wrong way on a one-way street. He passes the cops, but they don’t stop him. Why?

7. My rings are not of gold, but I get more as I get old. What am I?

8. What spends all the time on the floor but never gets dirty?

9. What has four fingers and a thumb, but it is not living?

10. Take away the whole, and some remain. What is it?

11. What English word retains the same pronunciation, even after you take away four of its five letters?

12. I’m tall when I’m young, and I’m short when I’m old. What am I?

13. What can you break, even if you never pick it up or touch it?

14. Forwards I am heavy, backward I am not. What am I?

15. What goes up but never comes down?

Answers:

  1. Silence

2. A keyboard

3. The letter ‘M’

4. A secret

5. Light

6. He was walking

7. A tree

8. Your shadow

9. A glove

10. The word ‘wholesome’

11. Queue

12. A candle

13. A promise

14. Ton

15. Your age

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Were you able to solve all of these tricky riddles? Even if you weren’t, we are sure you had a great time trying to crack them!  

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