# What am I riddles with answers for kids and adults

"What Am I?" riddles are a novel way of challenging one to think outside the box. The answers are usually not obvious and necessitate some difficult "or "Who am I?" riddles for both kids and adults. We also have a list of difficult "What Am I?" riddles to put your problem-solving skills to the test. After you've determined how many you can answer correctly, put your family, friends, and coworkers to the test for some fun and laughter.
##### I am taken from a mine-What am I Riddle
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`I am taken from a mine, and shut up in a wooden case, from which I am never released, and yet I am used by almost everybody. What am I?`
• `Answer: Pencil lead`
##### I am an odd number-what am I Riddle
###### 2. Riddles
`I am an odd number. Take away a letter and I become even. What number am I?`
• `Answer:  SEVEN`
##### I have no life-What am I Riddle
###### 3. Riddles
`I have no life, but I can die. What am I?`
• `Answer: Battery`
##### I’m tall when I’m young-What am I Riddle
###### 4. Riddles
`I’m tall when I’m young, and I’m short when I’m old, what am I?`
• `Answer: A Candle`
##### Backwards I Am Not-What am I Riddle
###### 5. Riddles
`Forward I am heavy, but backward I am not. What am I?`
• `Answer: Ton`
##### Lighter than what I am made of-What am I Riddle
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`I’m lighter than what I am made of, and more of me is hidden than is seen. What am I?`
• `Answer: An iceberg.`
##### Bury Then Dig It Up-What am I Riddle
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`You bury me when I’m alive and dig me up when I’m dead. What am I?`
• `Answer: A plant.`
##### Not In Your Tummy-What am I Riddle
###### 8. Riddles
`It is not in your tummy but somewhere above. It is thought by many to be the symbol of love. What am I?`
• `Answer: The heart.`
##### A dishwasher a fridge freezer..-What am I Riddle
###### 9. Riddles
`This riddle is about a room, but it won’t really make you think. It’s the one with a dishwasher, a fridge-freezer, oven, and sink. What am I?`
• `Answer: A kitchen!`
##### Billions of eyes-What am I Riddle
###### 10. Riddles
`I have billions of eyes, yet I live in darkness. I have millions of ears, yet only four lobes. I have no muscle, yet I rule two hemispheres. What am I?`
• `Answer: Human Brain.`
##### I’m told what to do-What am I Riddle
###### 11. Riddles
`Every night I’m told what to do, and each morning I do what I’m told. But I still don’t escape your scold. What am I?`
• `Answer: Alarm clock.`
##### I follow you all the time-What am I Riddle
###### 12. Riddles
`I follow you all the time and copy your every move, but you can’t touch me or catch me. What am I ?`
• `Answer: Your Shadow`
##### Can’t catch me-What am I Riddle
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`You cut me, slice me, dice me, and all the while, you cry. What am I ?`
• `Answer: An onion.`
##### Head And Tail But No Body-What am I Riddle
###### 14. Riddles
`I have a tail and a head, but no body. What am I??`
• `Answer: A Coin`
##### Stop And Go-What am I Riddle
###### 15. Riddles
`You go at red, but stop at green. What am I?`
• `Answer: A watermelon.`