Riddles to boost creative thinking


Children share computer skills and learn from one another. Teamwork leads to success. (Dennis Agaba)

Q. What goes up a chimney down, but doesn’t go down a chimney up?

A. An umbrella.

Q. You take away whole and some still remains. What is it?

A. Wholesome.

Q. What has holes and can still hold water?

A. A sponge!

Q. What do you call a train full of toffee?

A. A chew-chew train!

Q. Which letter comes once in a minute, twice in a millennium but never in thousand years?

A. The letter M.

Q. I am the beginning of end and the end of time and space. I am essential to creation and I surround every place. What am I?

A. The letter E!

Q. How did Burger King propose to his girlfriend?

A. With an onion ring.

Q. What do you take before every meal?

A. A seat!

Q. What did the big chimney say to the little chimney?

A. “You’re way too young to smoke.”

Q. What does an eagle use to write with?

A. A bald point pen!

Q. What do you call a shark that swallowed a bunch of keys?

A. Lockjaw.

Q. Why did the music teacher go up the ladder during music class?

A. To reach the high notes!

Compiled by Dennis Agaba