17 Cryptic Riddles With Answers

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Cryptic Riddles With Answers

1. If you had three apples and four oranges in one hand and four apples and three oranges in the other hand, what would you have? Answer: Very large hands.

2. I have forests, but no trees. I have lakes, but no water. I have roads, but no cars. What Am I? Answer: A Map

3. How can you make the following equation true by drawing only one straight line: 5+5+5=550? Answer: Draw a line on the first plus sign. This turns it into a 4! The equation then becomes true: 545+5=550.

4. Can you name four days that start with the letter ‘T’? Answer: Tuesday, Thursday, today, and tomorrow!

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5. Baseball bat and ball cost $50. If the bat cost $49 more than the ball, what is the cost of each? Answer: Bat $49.50, ball $0.50

6. A donkey behind another donkey, I’m behind that second donkey, but there is a whole nation behind me. It is a murder you can describe in a word. Answer: Ass ass I nation Assassination

7. Who earns a living by driving customers away? Answer: A taxi driver

8. What you can hear but not see, feel, touch, or taste? Answer: Your voice

9. What does this say: T RN? Answer: No U-Turn

10. Using eight eights and addition only, can you make 1000? Answer: 888 + 88 + 8 + 8 + 8 = 1000

11. There is a certain crime, that if it is attempted, is punishable, but if it is committed, is not punishable. What is the crime? Answer: Suicide

12. What is tall when it’s young but short when it’s old? Answer: A candle

13. What is always coming but never gets here? Answer: Tomorrow

14. What can you give away but still keep? Answer: A cold

15. It comprises roots that nobody sees, much taller than those trees, up and up it goes, still, it never grows. Answer: Mountain

16. I am in a land where thirty men and two women were dressed in classic black and white dresses. They began to fight as soon as any of them moved. Where am I? Answer: In a Chessboard

17. Can you tell us an English word that contains all five vowels (a, e, i, o, u)? Answer: Unquestionably