37 Tricky Riddles With Answers For Kids And Students

Tricky Riddles are a form of mental exercise that has been enjoyed for centuries. These mind-boggling puzzles challenge our problem-solving skills and require us to think outside the box. With clever twists and turns, Tricky Riddles are not only a source of entertainment, but also help improve our critical thinking, creativity, and reasoning abilities. They can be enjoyed by people of all ages and come in a wide range of themes, making them a fun and engaging activity for everyone. So, get ready to test your wit and unravel the mysteries of Tricky Riddles with answers!

Also, check Umbrella Riddles and Water Riddles

Tricky Riddles With Answers

1. With pointed fangs, I sit and wait; with piercing force, I crunch out fate; grabbing victims, proclaiming might; physically joining with a single bite. What am I? Answer: A stapler.

2. Which letter of the alphabet has the most water? Answer: The “C.”

3. What two things can you never have for breakfast? Answer: Lunch and dinner.

4. What is the capital of France? Answer: The letter F is the only capital letter in France.

5. What is so fragile that saying its name breaks it? Answer: Silence.

6. What can you catch but never throw? Answer: A cold.

7. What can travel around the world without moving from its corner? Answer: A stamp.

8. The more you take, the more you leave behind. What are they? Answer: Footsteps.

9. 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.

10. If 11 plus two equals one, what does nine plus five equal? Answer: 11 a.m. plus two hours = 1 p.m., 9 a.m. plus five hours = 2 p.m.

11. You see a boat filled with people. It has not sunk, but you don’t see a single person on the ship when you look again. Why? Answer: They were all married.

12. What is put on a table and cut, but is never eaten? Answer: A pack of cards

13. My pockets are empty, but they still have something in them. Answer: They have holes in them.

14. I’m shaped like a box, have no feet, but run up and down. Answer: An Elevator

15. I am four times as old as my daughter. In 20 years’ time, I shall be twice as old as her. How old are we now? Answer: I am 40 and my daughter is 10.

16. How far can a fox run into a grove? Answer: Only halfway – then he’s running out of it!

17. How do eels get around the seabed? Answer: They go by octobus.

18. A girl fell off a 40 feet ladder but still did not get hurt. Why? Answer: She fell off the bottom step.

19. You can easily touch me, but not see me. You can throw me out, but not away. What am I? Answer: Your back.

20. You buy it to eat, but you don’t eat it. What is it? Answer: A plate, fork, spoon, knife, dining table, etc. The answer can be a lot of things, anything that you use to serve or eat food.

21. You are in a jungle and you come across a lion and a jaguar. You have a gun but there is only one bullet left. Which one do you shoot? Answer: You shoot the lion and drive off in the jaguar.

22. Why do security guards feel exhausted and weary guarding the Big Ben clock tower? Answer: Because they are all working around the clock

23. Who keeps the ocean clean? Answer: The mermaid

24. Which is correct, 9 and 5 is 13 or 9 plus 5 is 13? Answer: Neither. Both “9 and 5” and “9 plus 5” are 14, not 13.

25. What mass murderer never goes to jail because he is innocent of any crime? Answer: The exterminator!

26. What do you get when you plant kisses? Answer: Tulips!

27. How did the lobster get to the ocean? Answer: By shell-icopter

28. You’ll find me in the sand, but not in the sea. I’m something you keep between you and me. Answer: The word “and”

29. You have two dogs. How can you give one away, yet keep both? Answer: You name one of the dogs as “both”.

30. Which of the following is the largest? Triangle, circle, square, or rectangle? Answer: Rectangle, it has the most letters

31. When my father was 31, I was 8. Now he is twice as old as I am. How old am I? Answer: The difference in age is still 23 years, so I must be 23 if my father is twice as old.

32. When can 3 elephants stand under 1 umbrella and not get wet? Answer: When it’s not raining.

33. What’s the least number of chairs you would need around a table to sit four fathers, two grandfathers, and four sons? Answer: Four. The four fathers could be grandfathers and are definitely sons already.

34. What word when pronounced wrong is right but when pronounced right is wrong? Answer:The word is “Wrong”.

35. Which would see most clearly in total darkness? A bat, a tiger, or an owl? Answer: None. In total darkness it is impossible to see anything.

36. Which word in the English language is most frequently spelled wrong? Answer: The word “wrong”.

37. Which tire doesn’t move when a car turns right? Answer: The spare tire.

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