Best Riddles For Kids & Adults In 2022📰

I’m full of holes but strong as steel. What am I?

I am a fish pokemon. When u make me angry I evovle into a huge fish pokemon. I live in water and land to. I am a water type pokemon. Who am I?

A man calls his dog from the opposite side of the river. The dog crosses the river without getting wet, and without using a bridge or boat. How?

What can you hold in your right hand but never in your left?

The answer is right there in front of you.

A murderer is condemned to death and he has the option to die in one of the following three rooms: a room full of raging fire, a room full of assassins with loaded guns, and a room full of lions who haven’t eaten in years. Which room should he choose?

What belongs to you but is used more by others?

What is the end of everything?

If a red house is made of red bricks, and a yellow house is made of yellow bricks, what is a greenhouse made of?

I am physic type pokemon. I choke everyone because I thought everyone is bad guys. I am honest with Arceus. A boy catched me. Who am I?

What do you call a Pokémon who can’t move very fast?

What’s the capital in France?

What five-letter word becomes shorter when you add two letters to it?

What does Harry Potter have that Voldemort doesn’t?

I go on red, but stop for green. What am I doing?

One winter day, there was a man standing in the middle of someone’s front yard. The person stayed there for several weeks without moving and the owner of the yard didn’t mind. Eventually the man left. Who was he?

I have many faces, expressions, and emotions, and I am usually right at your fingertips. What am I?

What did the daddy chimney say to the baby chimney?

Hermione got attacked by a troll in the bathroom.
Ginny got abducted in the bathroom.
Moaning Myrtle got killed in the bathroom.
Moral of the story?

I Start with M, end with X, and have a never-ending amount of letters. What am I?

This five-letter word becomes shorter when you add two letters to it… What is the word?

What is at the end of everything?

I’m often very stern,

I wear my hair up in a bun,

I’m really very fair,

I find Quidditch very fun.

Who am I?

Erin has a husband and a lover. Both of them don’t give her money but buy expensive jewelry for her but Erin always has a lot of cash and both men see her wearing the jewelry.

Where does she get the money?

I am a God of pokemon. Nobody ever catched me. If u catched me all the pokemons will die. Who am I?

Three different doctors said that Paul is their brother yet Paul claims he has no brothers. Who is lying?

What is easy to get into but hard to get out of?

A woman shoots her husband, then holds him under water for five minutes. A little while later, they both go out and enjoy a wonderful dinner together. How can this be?

A man fell off of a 100-foot ladder, but he didn’t get hurt. How is this possible?

What goes up when the water comes down?

Where can you find cities, towns, and streets but no people?

I have a neck but no head, and I wear a cap. What am I?

If six children and two dogs weren’t under an umbrella, how come none of them got wet?

What begins with an “e” and only contains one letter?

What goes up but never comes down?

I hide my treasure in the ground, my tail is big and fluffy. If you spot me in a tree, please don’t call me scruffy

A Japanese boat was stuck in water because of the storm, and after the storm, the captain was found dead. The engineer was busy fixing the signals, the cook was managing the wine barrels, the wife went to the room, and the maid was fixing the upside-down turned flag. Who killed the captain?

Those I defend I do not love, and those I fight I cannot hate. The one who hates me most is the one I will die to protect. Who am I?

Anna goes to her friend Mara’s house, on a wintry evening only to find her dead. When the police learn about the incident, they question Anna about how she found out. Anna says that she knocked on the door and rang the bell repeatedly. Since the light was on in one of the rooms, Anna knew Mara must be home and decided to look through the window.
The windows were frozen, so she breathed on the iced glass, and that’s when she noticed Mara’s body on the floor. The police suspect Anna is the murderer. Why?

On the very first day of college, a science professor was found murdered. The police had 4 suspects: The Physics professor, the football coach, the peon, and the principal. Police asked them about their whereabouts and, their replies were like this,

The Physics professor said, “He was correcting mid-year test papers.”; The football coach said, “He was on the ground playing the game.”; The peon said, “He was serving tea.”; The principal said, “He was in his office.” The police found out who was lying and caught him. How?

What spends all the time on the floor but never gets dirty?

What has words but never speaks?

What gets bigger the more you take away?

Good luck digging yourself out of this one.

What word in the dictionary is spelled incorrectly?

What is cut on a table, but is never eaten?

Two girls order iced tea with free refills. One girl drinks four glasses in the time it takes the other to drink just one. The girl who drank the single glass dies, but the other lives. All the drinks were poisoned. How did the girl who drank the most iced tea survive?

Solve this riddle: I am a fire type pokemon. I am a lizard type. Ash wants me to have his first pokemon but an another trainer came and took me. I am a starter of pokemon. Who am I?

What type of music do rabbits listen to?

How many letters are in the alphabet?

I turn once, what is out will not get in. I turn again, what is in will not get out. What am I?

A monkey, a squirrel, and a bird are racing to the top of a coconut tree.
Who will get the banana first: the monkey, the squirrel, or the bird?

If you drop a yellow hat in the Red Sea, what does it become?

You hear me once, you heard me again, and then I die until I am called again

Red, orange, yellow and green. The king could never reach me, and not even the queen. Blue and violet also are seen, some shading between.

A renowned chemist is found dead in his lab. There is no clear evidence except a piece of paper lying by the body. The paper is blank other than the name of five elements scrawled across it hastily:

The guard reported that three people visited the chemist that day – his sister, Lanaya, his colleague, Nicolas, and his wife, Teresa.
The criminal was arrested immediately. Who was it?

Seema was killed on a Sunday morning. Her roommates gave the following testimonials: Roma was getting the post from the postman, Priya was doing laundry, Megha was cooking, Shreya was planting in the garden. Who killed Seema and, how did the police know whom to arrest?

If your mother is from Iceland, and your father is from Cuba, what are you?

Mary has four daughters, and each of her daughters has a brother — how many children does Mary have?

What do you call a Pokemon who can’t move very fast?

How do you throw an egg on the floor without cracking it?

I am always hungry and will die if not fed, but whatever I touch will soon turn red. What am I?

What is always in front of you but can’t be seen?

What goes all the way around the world but stays in a corner?

What two words, added together, contain the most letters?

You see a boat filled with people, yet there isn’t a single person on board. How is that possible?

A couple reported a robbery. The husband told the policeman, that he thinks that the burglar presumably entered the house by breaking through the window, pointing to the broken window glasses on the outside of the house.

The policeman noticed that the inside of the house only a few tiny pieces of window glass particles scattered around near the broken window area and told him that it was not a burglary and no outsider has entered his house through that window. What made the policeman so sure?

A Japanese ship was en route to the open sea. The captain went for a shower removing his ring and keeping it on the table. When he returned, he found it had gone missing. The captain immediately called the three suspected crew members and asked each one where they were and what were they doing in the last 15 minutes.

The cook said, “I was in fridge room getting meat for cooking.”

The Engineer , “I was working on generator engine.”

The seaman said, “I was on the mast correcting the flag which was upside down by mistake.”

The radio officer said, “I was messaging to a company about the arrival”

The navigation officer said, “I was sleeping in my cabin.”

The captain immediately caught the thief. How?

There were three men swimming in the sea. When the coastguard called them into the beach, only two of the men had wet hair. Why?

David’s parents have three sons: Snap, Crackle and…?

I came to Hogwarts and graduated 1988,
I came back at the time of Harry’s almost, yet terrible fate.
I came in first in a family of nine,
I handle money but it’s definitely not mine.
I’ve got a fang on a part of my body, long hair is my style,
A woman was once staring at me, which was caught by Harry’s eye.
I took a desk job and that’s where my love started,
I joined the Order of which cannot be parted.
I wear dragon hide on my feet, muggle clothes is what I’ve got,
My charm would outwit anyone, do you think they have not?
I respect my family with pride, unlike a dear brother that is so uncool,
One quality we share is that we were both Prefects at our dear old school.

Who am I?

What five-letter word stays the same when you take away the first, third, and last letter?

What falls down from great heights but is never injured?

A pink girl with a pink dress, a pink cat, a pink hat and pink walls lives in a pink bungalow. What color are her stairs?

I am something people love or hate. I change people’s appearances and thoughts. If a person takes care of themself, I will go up even higher. Some people might want to try and hide me but I will show. No matter how hard people try I will never go down. What am I?

Harry was on the way to the museum. He met a man with 4 sisters holding 4 baskets. All the baskets contain 4 dogs, and each of these 4 dogs had 4 puppies. So in total, how many were going to the museum?

After a train crashed, every single person died. Who survived?

What is at the end of a rainbow?

What can you catch but never throw?

What gets bigger when more is taken away?

Who is the greatest babysitter mentioned in the Bible?

My start goes on toast, and my end’s how birds move. My baby eats leaves but I drink flowers

Cops found a dead man lying in the snow. They saw the tracks of a footprint pair in between two parallel lines a few feet away from the dead body. Who should be on the cops’ radar?

A man murders his wife with a knife, leaving no trace and no witnesses. He returns home. An hour later the police call to tell him that his wife has been murdered and to come to the scene of the crime straight away. As soon as he arrives, he is arrested. How did the police know he did it?

An elderly woman lived alone in her house by the suburbs. She rarely left the house and knew only a few people. One Friday morning, the mailman called out for the woman but didn’t receive a prompt answer as usual. Upon peeking in through the window, the mailman realized that the woman was murdered. The police investigated the house and found Tuesday’s newspaper by the dead body. Also, by the door outside, there were three unopened bottles of milk, one of which had gone bad.
The police arrested the killer the very next day. How did they figure out so quickly?

Man killed his wife. He had legal rights to do so. People watched him but, no one could accuse him of his action. Why?

A woman who opened the door after she heard knocking was greeted by a man who automatically apologized for thinking the woman’s room was his. The woman decided to call the police. Why did she call them?

No matter how smart you are, there is one thing you will always overlook. What is it?

Why was the pig in the kitchen on its birthday?

What Pokémon is the best eater?

Where would you take a sick boat?

What can make the octopus laugh?

You had 20 men build your house in two months. How long would it take 10 men to build the very same house?

Almost everyone needs it, asks for it, gives it, but almost nobody takes it. What is it?

I have three feet, but I can’t stand without leaning. I have no arms to hold me up. What am I?

What can fill a room but takes up no space?

I am something to make you think, I am something to make you know. I am something to which the answer you might never know. What am I?

They have not flesh nor feathers, nor scales nor bone; but they do have fingers and thumbs of their own. What are they??

Three doctors said Robert is their brother. Robert says he has no brothers. Who is lying?

What has one eye, but can’t see?

I am wrapped but I am not a gift, I am kept neatly in a chamber and Archeologists find me as a great treasure. What am I?

A woman decides to kill her husband in the car when there is no one around to see. She throws his body into the ocean, and makes sure that there are no fingerprints, and gets rid of the murder weapon too. A few hours later, the police arrive to say that her husband is dead and that she needs to come to the scene of the crime. When she arrives there, she is arrested immediately. Why?

A doctor and a boy were fishing. The boy was the doctor’s son, but the doctor was not the boy’s father. Who was the doctor?

What question can never be answered with a Yes?

A man was driving a black truck. His lights were not on. The moon was not out. A lady was crossing the street. How could he see her?

The more you take the more you leave behind. What are they?

Why didn’t the car feel well?

Witches and wizards need this to cast spells as they please. It’s normally made of wood and there’s an Elder one of these. What is it?

What do you call a gorilla that plays with clay?

He was the Hogwarts gamekeeper
Then became one of the teachers
He’s half-human and half-giant
And he loves dangerous creatures

Who is he?

Masks I wear many,
But not many see behind them.
Always rejected
Except by those dark as the one I despise.

I hate and I fear One of whom I will not speak
Yet I throw myself continually at his feet.
I am continual.
When all other hope is gone, I remain.

Those I defend I do not love,
And those I fight I cannot hate.
The one who hates me most
Is the one I will die to protect.


Which Pokemon could also be a pirate?

I give milk and I have a horn, but I’m not a cow. What am I?

Why did the fly never land on the computer?

Why did the skeleton not go to the party?

I saw a boat full of people, yet there wasn’t a single person on the boat. How is that possible?

What can run but can’t walk?

What can easily be broken without ever being touched, dropped, or picked up?

Take off my skin and I won’t cry, but you will! What am I?

I travel all over the world. But I could not move, just stay in a same single spot. What Am I?

What is so fragile that saying its name breaks it?

Can you name three consecutive days without using the words Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, or Sunday?

A bus driver was heading to town. He went right past a stop sign without stopping.
Then, he turned left where there was a no left turn sign.
Finally, he traveled down a one-way street opposing traffic, passed a policeman, and waved hello.
He didn’t get a ticket. Why not?

Why is the moon like a dollar?

I build a home of sticky string and catch my prey with a bite or sting. Who am I?

A man invited his friend for dinner, and they both had a gala over mashed potatoes and chicken nuggets. For dessert, he cut an apple in half and gave one to the man, and he ate the same apple’s other half. How did his friend die?

How many seconds are there in one year?

One day a year I am decorated in style and am the center of attention even when you make me into a pie. What am I?

As the Harry Potter books went on, Ron Weasley and I got closer. I correct the pronunciation when people say Leviosa. Who am I?

What do you call Meowth’s reflection?

.This happens once in a minute, twice in a week, and once in a year. What is it?

What ancient invention allows people to see through walls?

I have cities, but not houses. I have mountains, but no trees. I have coasts, but no sand. What am I?

Think “bigger picture” with this one.

What has four fingers and a thumb but isn’t alive?

No, the answer is not “hand.”

Only one color, but not one size,
Stuck at the bottom, yet easily flies.
Present in sun, but not in rain,
Doing no harm, and feeling no pain.
What is it?

What is so fragile that saying its name breaks it?

Its ready to walk when I’m all tied up, but really should stop when I’m untied. What am I?

What is easy to get into but hard to get out of?

A woman is sitting in her hotel room when someone knocks at the door. She opened the door to find a man she’s never seen before. He says, “Oh I’m sorry, I made a mistake and thought this was my room.” He then ran away and got into an elevator so the woman shut her door and phoned security. What made the woman so suspicious?

If you feed it, it lives, If you water it-it dies!

It belongs to you, but other people use it more than you do. What is it?

What runs around the whole yard without moving?

You use me from your head to toe, the more I work, the smaller I grow.

I am colorful and seen across the sky. I only can be seen on a drizzling day and not night. Some people believe that I was first spotted after the floods of Noah. What am I?

The height of my legs—usually around 6 feet—is taller than most humans. What animal am I?

I have a hole in my back and legs I lack. I live where I can’t breathe and I eat without teeth. What am I?

A truck driver is going down a one-way street in the wrong direction. A police car drives past him but doesn’t stop him. Why?

A king has no sons, no daughters, and no queen. For this reason, he must decide who will take the throne after he dies. To do this he decides that he will give all of the children of the kingdom a single seed. Whichever child has the largest, most beautiful plant will earn the throne. At the end of the contest all of the children came to the palace with their enormous and beautiful plants in hand. After he looks at all of the children’s pots, he finally decides that the little girl with an empty pot will be the next queen. Why did he choose this little girl over all of the other children with their beautiful plants?

A man in a car saw a Golden Door, Silver Door and a Bronze Door. What door did he open first?

This thing all things devours;

Birds, beasts, trees, flowers;

Gnaws iron, bites steel;

Grinds hard stones to meal;

Slays king, ruins town,

And beats mountain down.

I’m n-not sure if you r-remember me. I t-taught here long ago, b-but I d-died one night, in a f-final fight. When my m-master m-met his foe. Who am I?

One of four
Bloodline pure
History and secrets
I buried them low and deep


If you heard me speak
You may not understand
But the last words your hear
Were my sole command

I left behind
My virtues; my beliefs
And one day
My work will be finished

Who am I?

I waddle like a penguin
And I’m fatter than a cow,
I’m Harry’s chubby cousin,
Gimme, gimme, gimme candy
And give it to me now!

Who am I?

Which Pokemon does Dracula like most?

A monkey, a squirrel, and a bird are racing to the top of a coconut tree. Who gets to the banana first” the monkey, the squirrel, or the bird?

What vehicle is spelled the same backwards and forwards?

What’s always in front of you but cannot be seen?

There is a single-story blue house where everything is blue; the doors, windows, couch, television, kitchen, etc. are blue. What color is the carpet on the stairs in this house?

You bury me when I am alive, and dig me up when I die. What am I?

What tastes better than it smells?

What is full of holes but still holds water?

What can you keep after giving to someone?

What is black and white and is red all over?

If you feed me with food, I will survive. But if you make me drink water I will perish. .

Where did the first baseball game in the Bible happen?

Where do cheetahs, lions, jaguars, tigers, cats and pumas go for their school field trip?

A killer gives his victims 2 pills to play a game. One of the pills is a vitamin pill, and the other is deadly. The victims choose one pill and gulp it down with a glass of water, and the killer swallows the other at random, and still every one of the victims dies. How?

“Who shot her?” cried a man as he rushed into the hospital where his wife was kept.

The man was stopped by the police who asked him where he was last night he told them he was spending the night at a friend’s place.

He told them that when he called to check on his wife, the maid answered the call and just told him that his wife has been taken to the hospital. And as soon as he heard this he came running to the Hospital. After hearing this the police immediately arrested him. Why?

A king with no queen, sons, or daughters decides to work out a way of choosing his next in line. He gives all the children in the kingdom a single seed and says that whoever has the largest, most beautiful plant will inherit his throne. When the day comes, all the children present gargantuan plants, but he decides to choose a little girl with an empty plant pot as his successor. Why?

A happily married couple goes on holiday and locks their house up, with careful instructions for their neighbor to look after the house. The wife hides her jewelry in a very safe place, but when she comes back, it’s gone. Why?

A killer told a detective that he would commit his next crime in the only place in Paris that you couldn’t see the Eiffel Tower. How did the detective end up catching him?

What is as big as an elephant, but weighs nothing at all?

How can you tell if a birthday cake is sad?

How does Harry Potter get rid of a rash?

Jack tells Jill, “This isn’t the $5 bill you left on the the table. I found it between pages 15 and 16 of Harry Potter.”

Jill retorts, “You’re lying and I can prove it.” How did Jill know?

What did the house-elf say when he came from college?

Looks can be deceiving,
And they certainly were with me.

Betrayal and lying,
People dying,
Makes no difference to me.

I’d do anything to help him get that wretched boy.
That would make my master’s empty heart fill up with bubbling joy.

Much in common I have with him,
We killed the people we “loved” or not.

I disguised myself for this man,
I’m doing everything I can.

For years and years I endured it all
Just to see that Potter’s life come to a sudden halt.

Who Am I?

What did one Geodude say to the other Geodude?

Why don’t pokemon celebrate birthdays?

If you drop a yellow hat in the Red Sea, what does it become?

You see a boat filled with people, yet there isn’t a single person on board. How is that possible?

What kind of band never plays music?

If a rooster sits on a roof facing north, which way will the egg roll?

Why do bees hum?

A man looks at a painting in a museum and says, “Brothers and sisters I have none, but that man’s father is my father’s son.” Who is in the painting?

Take off my skin – I won’t cry, but you will! What am I?

People buy me to eat, but never eat me. What am I?

Take me for a spin and I’ll make you cool, but use me in the winter and you’re fool. What am I?

Give me food, and I will live. Give me water, and I will die. What am I?

I’m tall when I’m young, and I’m short when I’m old. What am I?

I have a 100 legs but cannot stand. A long neck but no head. And I eat the maids life.

I’m tall when I’m young and I’m short when I’m old. What am I?

A man who was outside in the rain without an umbrella or hat didn’t get a single hair on his head wet. Why?

I am a colored strip used to decorate your tree, metallic and shiny you will find me. What am I?

The more I appear, the less you’ll see. Riddle me this then, what could I be?

No book in the world has sold more than I. I am one book and also 66 books at the same time. My words have changed people from bad to good for millenniums. Who am I?

I never leave water but I breathe air. I live in a school all my life. What am I?

A crime has been committed on Main Street. The main suspect is a man named Simon Bates. It was said that a man had been walking along the pathway when he was suddenly shot in the stomach. The suspect had brown hair, blue eyes, and wore a baggy Armani just like Simon Bates’. Simon was asked to tell the story right from the beginning. “Well,” said Simon, “I was just hanging around the park when I saw this man walking along the pathway. Suddenly, a guy came up from behind him and shot him! I ran home as fast as I could. The policemen asked him to give a description of the murderer. “He had a red mustache, red hair, and a baggy Armani suit on.” “I think this man is telling a lie,” said one of the policemen. How did he know?

On a dark, stormy night, a man who owned a casino invited some friends for a visit. The men all placed their money on the table right before the lights went out. When the lights came back on, the money was gone. The owner wanted to discover who stole the money. So, he put a rooster in an old rusty bucket. He told everyone to get in line and touch the bucket one at a time when he turned the lights off. He said that the rooster would crow when the robber touched it. After everyone touched it, the rooster hadn’t crowed. Then the man told everyone to hold out their hands. After examining all the hands, he pointed out who the robber was. How did he know who stole the money?

Once there was an evil wizard. He took three women from their homes and turned them into rose bushes that looked exactly alike and put them in his garden. One of the women had a husband and children and begged the wizard to let her see them. He agreed. At night he brought the woman to her house. In the morning he came and took her home. The husband decided to go rescue her. So, he snuck into the wizard’s garden early in the morning. He stared long and hard at the three identical rose bushes trying to figure out which could be his wife. Suddenly he knew the answer and he took his wife home. How did he know which rose bush was his wife?

On a cold winter day, there was a man standing in front of someone’s house. He didn’t move until the spring, and the owner didn’t mind. Eventually, the man left. Who was he?

A woman calls up the police to say that her grandmother’s ring had been stolen. When they visit her house, they see broken glass on the lawn and dirty footprints. They arrest the woman. Why?