Riddles For Adults 🧑 in 2022

What is so fragile that saying its name breaks it?

Take one out and scratch my head, I am now black but once was red. What am I?

What runs around the whole yard without moving?

What time is it when an elephant sits on a fence?

What goes up and down but doesn’t move?

What has a bottom at the top?

I follow you all the time and copy your every move, but you can’t touch me or catch me. What am I?

What can you catch, but not throw?

What kind of band never plays music?

What can you catch, but not throw?

What kind of band never plays music?

What has many teeth, but cannot bite?

What part of the chicken has the most feathers?

What runs, but never walks. Murmurs, but never talks. Has a bed, but never sleeps. And has a mouth, but never eats?

You walk into a room that contains a match, a kerosene lamp, a candle, and a fireplace. What would you light first?

What belongs to you, but everyone else uses it.

What starts with a T, ends with a T, and has T in it?

Two fathers and two sons are in a car, yet there are only three people in the car. How?

You see me once in June, twice in November, and not at all in May. What am I?

What word in the dictionary is spelled incorrectly?

What word is pronounced the same if you take away four of its five letters?

What can fill a room but takes up no space?

Forwards I am heavy, backward I am not. What am I?

What kind of coat is always wet when you put it on?

What goes up but never comes down?

What building has the most stories?

What question can you never answer yes to?

What invention lets you look right through a wall?

What has words, but never speaks?

It stalks the countryside with ears that can’t hear. What is it?

What has to be broken before you can use it?

Johnny throws a ball as hard as he can. It comes back to him, even though nothing and nobody touches it. How?

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

What can travel all around the world without leaving its corner?

What do Alexander the Great and Winnie the Pooh have in common?

What is the end of everything?

What is red and smells like blue paint?

Two in a corner, one in a room, zero in a house, but one in a shelter. What am I?

Until I am measured, I am not known. Yet how you miss me, When I have flown. What am I?

What can you break, even if you never pick it up or touch it?

The more of this there is, the less you see. What is it?

Where does today come before yesterday?

What is harder to catch the faster you run?

What is full of holes but still holds water?

There’s a one-story house in which everything is yellow. Yellow walls, yellow doors, yellow furniture. What color are the stairs?

What goes up but never comes down?

What can’t talk but will reply when spoken to?

The more of this there is, the less you see. What is it?

David’s parents have three sons: Snap, Crackle, and what’s the name of the third son?

What gets bigger when more is taken away?

What has one head, one foot and four legs?

What kind of band never plays music?

Where does one wall meet the other wall?

What tastes better than it smells?

Why did the little boy bury his flashlight?

What word begins and ends with an E, but only has one letter?

What gets wet while drying?

Before Mt. Everest was discovered, what was the highest mountain in the world?

I have cities, but no houses. I have mountains, but no trees. I have water, but no fish. What am I?

Spelled forwards I’m what you do every day, spelled backward I’m something you hate. What am I?

No matter how little or how much you use me, you change me every month. What am I?

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

What do you throw out when you want to use it but take in when you don’t want to use it?

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

What occurs once in a minute, twice in a moment, and never in 1,000 years?

What tastes better than it smells?

Which month has 28 days?

What has legs, but does not walk?

What has many keys but can’t open a single lock?

What goes up and down but doesn’t move?

What has hands, but can’t clap?

What has many hearts but no other organs?

What month of the year has 28 days?

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

What has many keys but can’t open a single lock?

What can you hold in your left hand but not in your right?

What is black when it’s clean and white when it’s dirty?

I’m light as a feather, yet the strongest person can’t hold me for five minutes. What am I?

Where does today come before yesterday?

If you’re running in a race and you pass the person in second place, what place are you in?

What has lots of eyes, but can’t see?

What can you catch, but not throw?

What has many teeth, but can’t bite?

What has a thumb and four fingers, but is not a hand?

What kind of coat is best put on wet?

What has a bottom at the top?

What has four wheels and flies?

What has a face and two hands, but has no arms or legs?

What starts with a P, ends with an E, and has thousands of letters?

What occurs once in a minute, twice in a moment, and never in one thousand years?

What is the difference between a jeweler and a jailer?

What has many teeth, but cannot bite?

What is the difference between a jeweler and a jailer?

What has lots of eyes, but can’t see?

What kind of room has no doors or windows?

How far can you walk into the woods?

If two’s company, and three’s a crowd, what are four and five?

Sara has four daughters, and each of her daughters has a brother. How many children does Sara have?

Which is heavier: a ton of bricks or a ton of feathers?

How much dirt is in a hole that’s two feet by three feet?

A man goes out in heavy rain with nothing to protect him from it. His hair doesn’t get wet. How does he do that?

How many bananas can you eat if your stomach is empty?

I am weightless but put me in a bucket and I will make it lighter. What am I?

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

I shave every day, but my beard stays the same. What am I?

A man dies of old age on his 25 birthday. How is this possible?

What can’t be put in a saucepan?

What has legs, but doesn’t walk?

What runs all around a backyard, yet never moves?

What can travel all around the world without leaving its corner?

What building has the most stories?

Where does Friday come before Thursday?

What has one eye, but can’t see?

Poor people have it. Rich people need it. If you eat it you die. What is it?

If your uncle’s sister is not your aunt, what relation is she to you?

What gets wet while drying?

What can you keep after giving to someone?

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

What has one eye, but can’t see?

What has legs, but does not walk?

When is a door no longer a door?

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

Jared’s father has three sons: Snap, Crackle and…?