Knowledge Riddles (with answers) are a type of puzzle that challenge our cognitive skills and intellect. They are designed to test our knowledge in various subjects, including history, science, mathematics, and language. These riddles are not only a source of entertainment but also a great way to expand our understanding of the world. Whether it’s solving a cryptic verse or answering a trivia question, knowledge riddles have something for everyone and are an excellent way to exercise our brains. So, grab a pen and paper and prepare to flex your mental muscles with these intriguing riddles!
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Knowledge Riddles With Answers
1. I have a face and two hands, but no arms or legs. What am I? Answer: A clock.
2. I fly all day long, but I do not go anywhere. What am I? Answer: I am a flag.
3. I can be cracked, I can be made. I can be told, I can be played. What am I? Answer: A joke
4. I am everywhere, everyone knows me; but as soon as you say my name, I am gone. What am I? Answer: Silence
5. I am bought for eating, but people do not eat me. Why? Answer: Because I am a plate.
6. I am always hungry and will die if not fed, but whatever I touch will soon turn red. What am I? Answer: Fire
7. A man rode out of town on Sunday, he stayed a whole night at a hotel, and rode back to town the next day on Sunday. How is this possible? Answer: His horse was called Sunday
8. A girl fell off a 40 feet ladder, but still did not get hurt. Why? Answer: She fell off the bottom step.
9. A bird, a monkey, a cat, and a squirrel have climbed up on a coconut tree. Who will get to eat the mango first? Answer: None, as they are on a coconut tree and there are no mangoes there.
10. The more you take away, the more I become. What am I? Answer: A hole
11. Poor people have it. Rich people need it. If you eat it you die. what is it? Answer: Nothing
12. My pockets are empty, but they still have something in it. What is it? Answer: They have holes in it.
13. It is filled with keys, but is unable to open any door. What is it? Answer: A piano.
14. It has four eyes, but still cannot see anything. What is it? Answer: Mississippi.
15. It gets whipped and beaten, but it never cries. What is it? Answer: An egg.
16. Is it possible for any man to go without sleeping for ten days? Answer: It is possible, as we all sleep through the night and not during the day.
17. In a single-story house, there is a red chair, red bed, red computer, red flowers, red table, red carpet- everything around is red color. What is the color of the staircase? Answer: It is a single-story house, and hence, there is no staircase.
18. Imagine you are in the middle of the sea. Your boat has a hole, and you are surrounded by sharks. What will you do? Answer: Stop imagining.
19. If you have me, you want to share me. If you share me, you haven’t got me. What am I? Answer: A secret
20. If you drop me I’m sure to crack, but give me a smile and I’ll always smile back. What am I? Answer: A mirror
21. I have two hands, but I can not scratch myself. What am I? Answer: A clock
22. I have no feet, no hands, no wings, but I climb to the sky. What am I? Answer: Smoke
23. I have lakes with no water, mountains with no stone and cities with no buildings. What am I? Answer: A map
24. What goes up, but never comes down? Answer: Age.
25. What goes up when the rain comes down? Answer: An umbrella
26. What did one ocean say to the other ocean? Answer: It did not say anything. It just waved.
27. What can point in every direction but can’t reach the destination by itself. Answer: Your finger
28. What breaks yet never falls, and what falls yet never breaks? Answer: Day, and night
29. What belongs to you, but other people use it more than you? Answer: Your name
30. What begins with the letter ‘t’, is full of ‘t’ and finishes with ‘t’? Answer: A Teapot with Tea in it.
31. What begins with an “e” and only contains one letter? Answer: An envelope
32. Tommy throws the ball as hard as he could, and it comes back to him, without anything or anybody touching it. How? Answer: He threw the ball upwards.
33. This is as light as a feather, yet no man can hold it for long. What am I? Answer: Your breath
34. The person who makes it has no need of it; the person who buys it has no use for it. The person who uses it can neither see nor feel it. What is it? Answer: A coffin
35. The more you take, the more you leave behind. What are they? Answer: Footsteps
36. Why can’t a man living in New York be buried in Chicago? Answer: Because he is alive.
37. Which word is spelt incorrectly in every dictionary? Answer: The word ‘Incorrectly’.
38. Which tree can be carried in your hand? Answer: A palm
39. Which is the biggest English alphabet that contains the most water in it? Answer: The letter ‘C’.
40. Where will you find Friday before Thursday? Answer: In a dictionary.
41. What would weigh more, one pound cotton or one pound iron? Answer: Neither weighs more or less, as they weigh the same, one pound.
42. What starts and ends with the letter ‘E’, but has only one letter? Answer: An envelope.
43. What runs around the whole yard without moving? Answer: A fence
44. What needs to be broken before you use it? Answer: An egg.
45. What is used by others frequently, but belongs to you? Answer: Your name.
46. What is four-legged, but cannot walk? Answer: A table.
47. What is always answered without being asked any questions? Answer: A doorbell.
48. What has six faces, but does not wear makeup, has twenty-one eyes, but cannot see? What is it? Answer: A dice
49. What has one head, one foot and four legs? Answer: A bed
50. What has many keys, but can’t even open a single door? Answer: A piano
51. What has a neck but no head? Answer: A bottle.
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