Easy riddles

Easy-riddlesNeed an easy challenge and love riddles? Or in need of some riddles for kids? Then you’ve come to the right place. This category contains a long list of easy riddles for you or your kids to try their problem solving skills with. You’ll get an easy way to entertain other people and tickle the brain without giving too many double or hidden meaning in its answers. These riddles are not just great for kids, but also any people you may want to share these with. Whatever the situation, these riddles can be a great way to pass time and keep the kids occupied.

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How do you make the number one disappear?
Add the letter ‘G’ and it’s Gone.
It’s been around for millions of years, but it’s no more than a month old. What is it?
The moon.
What has a neck but no head?
A bottle.
Everyone has it and no one can lose it, what is it?
A shadow.
What comes down but never goes up?
What goes up and doesn’t come back down?
Your age.
What type of cheese is made backwards?
What has to be broken before you can use it?
An egg.
What has one eye but can’t see?
A needle.
What is the easiest way to double your money?
Put it in front of the mirror of course!
How many months of the year have 28 days?
All of them!
Which moves faster? Heat or Cold?
Heat! Because many catches cold but cannot catch heat.
What is as light as a feather but even the strongest man in the world can’t hold it for long?
His breath.
There is a special kind of fish that can never swim. What is that?
A dead fish.
If you took two apples from three apples, how many are left?
Two apples – the two that you took.
What is four letter word that can be written forward, backward, or upside down, but can still be read from left to right?
I'm the most slippery country in the world. Tell what am I?
What stays where it is when it goes off?
An alarm clock.
A man is out in the rain with no umbrella or a hat but doesn't get a single hair on his head wet. How?
He’s bald.
A woman in a car saw a Bronze door, Silver Door and a Golden Door! Which door did she open first?
She opened the car door first.
Where does one take a sick boat to?
To the dock.
What is something you can catch but never throw?
A cold.
What is moving left to right at this moment?
Your eyes.

Many more Easy riddles

I don’t have eyes, ears, nose and tongue, but I can see, smell, hear and taste everything. What am I?
A brain.
What needs an answer but doesn’t ask a question?
A telephone.
I’m the end of the colourful rainbow. What am I?
The letter “W”.
What has hands but can’t clap?
A clock.
I have no life, but I can die, what am I?
A battery.
Which letter of the alphabet has the most water?
The ‘C’.
What happens to a stone when dropped into the Red Sea?
It sinks.
What are two words when added together, have the most letters?
The Post Office.
People buy me to eat, but never eat me. What am I?
A plate.
What gets bigger and bigger the more you take away from it?
A hole.
We are a family of 12 members. I am the second. I am also the youngest in our family. Who am I?
February. A year has 12 months and February is the second month.
Poor people have it. Rich people need it. If you eat it you die. What is it?
How many apples can you put in an empty box?
None. When you put an apple, it no longer remains empty!
Spoiler title
The doctors are Robert’s sisters.
What word is spelled wrong in all the dictionaries?
What did the zero say to the number eight?
They said “Nice belt!”
What building has more and more stories than any story book?
A Library.
Forward I am heavy, but backward I am not. What am I?
How many apples grow on a tree?
All apples grow on trees only!
What goes up and down but never moves?
The temperature.
What kind of cup doesn't hold water?
A cupcake.
What goes around the world but never leaves its corner?
A stamp.
What you can put in a heavy wooden box that can make it weigh lighter?
The more you take, the more you leave behind. What are they?
It is just something that everybody does at the same time! What is that?
Grow older.
If I have it, I don’t share it. If I share it, I don’t have it. What is it?
A secret.
It always becomes white when it becomes dirty! What is it?
A black board.
What occurs once in a minute, twice in a moment and never in one thousand years?
The letter ‘M’.
What always ends everything?
The letter “G”.
What type of band never plays music?
A rubber band.
What belongs to you but is used more by others?
Your name.
You always serve it, but nobody can ever eat it. What is that?
A tennis ball.
What can be as big as an elephant but weigh nothing?
Its shadow.
What can can you grab with your left hand but not your right?
You can touch your left elbow with a right hand but not your right elbow.”
It can fill a room without occupying space. What is that?
What has one head, one foot and four legs?
A bed.
What is the last thing you take off before heading to bed?
Your feet off the floor.
It has only two bones, but there are 1000s of ribs! What is that?
Railway track.
It's the one thing you can't put in a saucepan
The lid.
A railroad crossing without any cars. What word can be spelt without any 'R's'.
The one who made it didn’t want it. The one who bought it didn’t need it. The one who used it never saw it. What is it?
A coffin.
A group of bunnies were having a birthday party. What kind of music was playing?
Hip hop music.
I am a pearl white chest with no hinges or a key but hold a golden treasure inside. What am I?
An egg.
The dictionary has only one word spelt wrong. What is it?
The word “wrong”.
Ms. Blue lives in a blue house, Mr. Brown lives in the brown house and Mr. Orange lives in the orange house. Who do you think lives in the white house?
The President.
What kind of coat can you only put on when it’s wet?
A coat of paint.
What happens when you throw a blue rock into the yellow sea?
It will sink.
If it takes one man three days to dig a hole, how long does it take two men to dig half a hole?
You can’t dig half a hole!
Which tree can you carry in your hand?
A palm.
The more you have of it, the less you see. What is it?
It has four fingers and a thumb but isn't alive. What is it?
A glove.
A yellow house is made out of yellow bricks and a red house is made out of red bricks – so what is a green house made up of?
David’s father had three sons – Jack, Joe and …?
Two fathers and two sons went fishing one day and only caught three fish. One father said this was enough fish for each of them. How is that possible?
There were only three men, a grandfather with his son and his son’s son.
Suppose you walk into a dark room. You have with you a kerosene lamp, a match, and a candle. Which would you light first?
The Match, of course!
If you were in a race and passed the person in 2nd place, what place would you be in?
Which item weighs more, a kilo of bricks or a kilo of feathers?
They both weigh the same as both of them weigh one kilo.
A man just turned 25 but died of old age. How is this possible?
His birthday was on February 29.
What do you throw out when you want to use it, but take in when you don’t want to use it?
An anchor.
Why did the man decide to bury his flashlight?
Because, the batteries were dead.

Can you solve all the Easy riddles?

How many bricks does it take to complete a building made from bricks?
One – the last one.
Guess what is tall when young and short when old.
I saw a boat filled with people, yet there wasn’t a single person on the boat. How?
They were all married.
A bird, squirrel, and a monkey are running to the top of a coconut tree to get a banana - Who will be the first to get to the banana?
None – you cannot get a banana from a coconut tree.
What can you catch but not throw?
A cold.
The first digit is 3 less than the second digit in a number? Can you guess what number this is?
A rooster lays an egg while sitting on top of a slanted roof. Which side of the roof does the egg roll off?
Roosters don’t lay eggs.
He always drives a customer away! Who is he?
A Taxi Driver.
What breaks when you say it?
I am always pronounced wrong, even by scholars and even by teachers. What am I?
How many seconds are there in a year?
Twelve – January 2nd, February 2nd, March 2nd…
Lucky Peter fell off a 100 steps staircase without getting hurt! How?
She fell off the last step!
What begins with an ‘E’ and ends with an ‘E’ but only has one letter?
An envelope.
How can you say that an ocean is so friendly to you?
Because it always waves!
What bird can lift the most?
A crane.
It makes more noise than a dog in your house. What is that?
Two dogs!
If two’s company and three’s a crowd, what are four and five?
It always stays hot even when put in refrigerator! What is that?
How much dirt is in a hole 5 feet wide and 4 feet deep?
None! It’s a hole, there is no dirt!
What has a head and a tail but no body or limbs?
A coin.
A bus driver was heading the wrong way of a one way street. While on the one way street, he passes by a stop sign without stopping, turned left at a no left turn sign, and even goes the left side of a road past a cop car. But the bus driver didn't break any traffic laws. How?
The bus driver was walking not driving.
A plane crashed in the mountains and every single person died. Who survived?
All the couples.
Jack throws a bucket of water from his balcony! Why?
He wants to see waterfall!
What four days of the week start with the letter “T”?
Tuesday, Thursday, today and tomorrow.
It contains six letters. Remove one letter and twelve remain. What is it?
I am always hungry and will die if not fed. Whenever I touch something, it will soon turn red. What am I?
I am a vehicle. I spell the same when you read me forwards as well as backwards. What Am I?
What nuts can you hang pictures on?
My best buddy always makes mistakes. But I would easily get rid of the mistakes. What Am I?
An eraser.
What two things can you never eat for breakfast?
Lunch and dinner.
I will lose my head in the mornings, but I will always gain it at night! What Am I?
A pillow.
What word has five letters but sounds like it only has one?
I have more than 80 keys, but I cannot open any lock. What Am I?
A piano.
What can you hold without touching it?
A conversation.
I am always will be coming, but I will never come. What Am I?
What is a word that looks the same upside down and backward?
What can run but can’t walk?
This has 13 hearts but no other organs. What is it?
A deck of cards.
What is big and yellow and comes in the morning, to brighten mom's day?
School Bus.
A man rode into town on Tuesday and stayed in a hotel. Two nights later he rode home on Tuesday. How?
Tuesday is the name of his horse.
What number do you get when you multiply all of the numbers on a telephone's number pad?
0 Anything multiplied by 0 will equal 0.
How many animals did Moses take on the ark?
None, it was Noah!
What has plenty of holes, but still holds water?
A sponge.
What can you break without touching it?
A promise.
I fly all day long but never move from my spot. What am I?
A flag.
Wednesday, Tom and Joe went to a restaurant and ate dinner. When they were done they paid for the food and left. But Tom and Joe didn't pay for the food. Who did?
Wednesday (the name of the third person in the group).
What question must always be answered “Yes”?
What does “Y”-“E”-“S” spell?
What has a ring, but no finger?
What is the rare case where you can find Friday before Thursday?
In a dictionary.
What is something that runs around the whole yard without moving?
A fence.
How can you make seven even?
Take away the “S”.
If you blow past your destination, you'll have to throw your car into this.
What do you call bears with no ears?
Why can’t a man living in California be legally buried in New York (even if it’s left as an instruction in his will)?
Because he’s alive!
What has teeth but can’t eat?
A comb.
It can be cracked, It can be made, It can be told, it can be played. What is it?
What can you make that you can’t see?
What tastes better than it smells?
Your tongue.
What is bought by the yard and worn by the foot?
You are in a room with 3 monkeys. One monkey has a banana, one has a stick, and one has nothing. Who is the smartest primate?
You. (Or are you?)
An elephant in Asia is called Lulu and an elephant in Africa is called Lala. What is an elephant in Antartica called?
What can go up a chimney down, but can’t go down a chimney up?
An umbrella.
What animal jumps higher than a building?
All animals can jump higher than a building. Buildings do not jump!
What gets wet while it’s drying?
A towel.
Where do fish keep their money?

Mrs. Smith has four daughters. Each her daughter has a brother. How many children does she have?
She has five

Easy riddles – Great for children

You wont find any easy riddles elsewhere. While these easy riddles are not all completely riddles for kids, you and your family can enjoy them along with anyone you may want to share this. The children will love them, cause they can guess many of them, and if not, they will find the answers for the riddles funny. They can also be a great way to occupy you and your family’s time during any road trip or vacation. If you want to explore other riddles we have, we also offer other kinds of brain teasers and riddles for you to explore including logic riddles, math riddles, and even funny riddles! We have plenty of fun type of riddles you can solve along with multiple quotes from the best stories to enjoy.

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