Riddles to boost creative thinking


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

A. An umbrella.

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

A. A clock

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

A. Short

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

A. Envelope

Q. What has a neck but no head?

A. Bottle

Q. What type of cheese is made backwards?

A. Edam

Q. What gets wetter as it dries?

A. A towel

Q. Why did the boy bury his flashlight?

A. Because the batteries died

Q. Which letter of the alphabet has the most water?

A. C

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

A. The Post Office

Q. What has to be broken before you can use it?

A. An egg

Q. Why would a man living in New York not be buried in Chicago?

A. Because he is still living

Q. What begins with T ends with T and has T in it?

A. A teapot

Q. How many letters are there in the English alphabet?

A. There are 18: 3 in the, 7 in English, and 8 in alphabet.

Q. Which month has 28 days?

A. All of them, of course

Q. Three men were in a boat. It capsized, but only two got their hair wet. Why?

A. One was bald.

Q. Where does Friday come before Thursday?

A. In the dictionary



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