# 40 Riddles In English That Will Make You Think Twice | MindYourLogic Riddles

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1. 1 rabbit saw 9 elephants while going to the river.  Every elephant saw 3 monkeys going toward the river. Each monkey had 1 parrot in each hand. How many animals are going towards the river?

Answer: 10 animals are going towards the river. (1 rabbit + 3 monkeys + 6 parrots)

2. How many letters are in the alphabet?

Answer: There are 11 letters in “the alphabet.”

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

Answer: There aren’t any because it’s a one-story house.

4. A man walks outside into the pouring rain yet not a hair on his head gets wet. How is this possible?

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

6. They come out at night without being called and are lost in the day without being stolen. What are they?

7. What kind of band never plays music?

8. You’re running a race, and you pass the person in 2nd place at the very end. What place did you finish the race in?

Answer: You finished in 2nd place.

9. Which word becomes shorter when you add two letters to it?

Answer: The word “short” will become “shorter” when you add two letters to it.

10. He has married many women but has never been married. Who is he?

11. Which is correct to say: “The yolk of the egg is white” or “The yolk of the egg are white”?

Answer: Neither, egg yolks are yellow.

12. All 5 sisters are busy. Ann is reading a book, Rose is cooking, Katy is playing chess, and Mary is doing the laundry. What is the 5th sister doing?

Answer: She’s playing chess, of course!

13. A doctor and a bus driver are both in love with the same woman, an attractive girl named Sarah. The bus driver had to go on a long bus trip that would last a week. Before he left, he gave Sarah seven apples. Why?

Answer: An apple a day keeps the doctor away!

14. What room do ghosts avoid?

15. What belongs to you but is used more by others?

16. Where does Christmas come before Thanksgiving?

17. What has six faces, but does not wear makeup, has twenty-one eyes, but cannot see? "What is it?"

18. Samuel was out for a walk when it started to rain. He did not have an umbrella and he wasn't wearing a hat. His clothes were soaked, yet not a single hair on his head got wet. How could this happen?

19. What runs around the whole yard without moving?

20. How do you spell COW in thirteen letters?

21. What can point in every direction but can't reach the destination by itself?

22. What can you catch but not throw?

23. What is black when you buy it, red when you use it, and gray when you throw it away?

24. A man rode out of town on Sunday, he stayed a whole night at a hotel and rode back to town the next day on Sunday. How is this possible?

Answer: His Horse was called Sunday!

25. There are two monkeys on a tree and one jumps off. Why does the other monkey jump too?

26. How do you make the number 7 even without addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division?

27. Before Mount Everest was discovered, what was the highest mountain on Earth?

28. There are 10 people in an empty, square room. Each person has full sight of the entire room and everyone in it without turning his head or body or moving in any way (other than the eyes). Where can you place an apple so that all but one person can see it?

29. How do you spell candy in 2 letters?

30. What do you call two witches who live together?

31. When is a doctor most annoyed?

Answer: When he is out of patients.

32. When is it bad luck to see a black cat?

Answer: When you are a mouse.

33. How can you leave a room with two legs and return with six legs?

Answer: Bring a chair back with you.

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

35. How many sides does a circle have?

Answer: Two. The inside and the outside.

36. What does a snowman like to eat for breakfast?

37. How many times can you subtract the number 5 from 25?

Answer: Once, because after you subtract 5 from 25 it becomes 20.

38. What are moving left to right, right now?

39. What comes once in a minute, twice in a moment, but never in a thousand years?

40. David's father has three sons: Snap, Crackle, and _____?

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