Category: Easy Riddles

  • No digging a hole

    You have a ping pong ball at the end of a curvy, long, skinny hole in the ground. You want to get it out but you can’t stick your hand in it won’t reach or fit. A string won’t work because you won’t be able to attach it.What can you do to get it out…

  • Four-digit number

    What is the four-digit number in which the first digit is one third the second, the third is the sum of the first and second, and the last is three times the second?

  • A foot, a yard, a mile

    Let us assume that you are an Atlas. We won’t ask you to support the world. Uncle Sam already does that. All we ask you to do is to take a gigantic piece of cigarette paper and tear it in half. Next, put the two pieces on top of each other and tear them in…

  • How is this explained?

    A box has nine ears of corn in it. A squirrel carries out three ears a day, and yet it takes him nine days to carry the corn out. How is this explained?

  • A word I know

    A word I know,Six letters it contains,Subtract just one,And twelve is what remains.

  • What am I?

    I’m so fast you can’t see me, though everyone else can see straight through me. I don’t stop until the day you die. What am I?

  • The book

    When this book first came out it was read only by a handful of very rich people. Now almost everyone has a copy and reads it frequently. But you cannot buy it in a book­store or borrow it from a library. What is it?

  • Will the man and woman meet?

    A man and a woman are walking along a railway track. A train passes the man in 10 seconds. Twenty minutes later, it reaches the woman. It passes her in 9 seconds. How long after the train leaves the woman will the man and woman meet if all speeds are constant?

  • Who am I?

    I dig out tiny caves, and store gold and silver in them.I also build bridges of silver and make crowns of gold.They are the smallest you could imagine. Sooner or later everybody needs my help, yet many people are afraid to let me help them.Who am I?

  • Can you explain why?

    Perhaps if you have ever been caught in the rain without an umbrella you will know the answer to this one. Joe Soaks found himself in a torrential downpour. Not only didn’t he have an umbrella, he had no hat or any other object to place over his head. Nor was there any shelter around.…