There are all kinds of riddles out there. There are riddles for every taste and every skill level, and if you’re a family of riddle-solvers, you’ll have to be super good to solve all 12 of these on the first shot.
Gather your smarties together, then, and scroll through this list – remember to grab your thinking cap first!
12. Maybe you’d better whisper.
Riddle: What is so fragile that saying its name breaks it?
11. Dead and alive.
Riddle: What do you bury when it’s alive and dig up when it’s dead?
Answer: A plant.
10. Sounds rough.
Riddle: What can run but never walk, have a mouth that never speaks, have a head that never weeps, and have a bed but never sleeps?
Answer: A river.
9. You definitely don’t want to keep it.
Riddle: What we caught, we threw away. We kept what we didn’t catch. What was it that we kept?
8. Dogs are magic.
Riddle: A man calls his dog from the opposite side of a river. The dog crosses the river without a bridge or a boat and manages to not get wet. How is this possible?
Answer: The river was frozen.
7. No space needed.
Riddle: What fills a room without taking up any space?
Answer: Light (or Music).
6. Keep it together (and happy).
Riddle: Drop me and I’m sure to crack but lend me a smile and I’ll certainly smile back. What am I?
Answer: A mirror.
5. Never let go.
Riddle: The more you take, the more you leave behind. What are they?
4. Sounds like love.
Riddle: People make me, save me, change me, and raise me. What am I?
3. Fallen and broken.
Riddle: What breaks but never falls and falls but never breaks?
Answer: Day and Night.
2. Stays right where you put it.
Riddle: What runs through cities and fields but never moves?
Answer: A road.
1. You’ll have to feed it.
Riddle: I am always hungry and will die if not fed but whatever I touch will turn to red. What am I?
I definitely needed some help with some of these!
Which one stumped y’all for the longest? Share with us in the comments!