Tricky Riddles To make you think

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Riddles are always a fun way to get your brain going. They’re great icebreakers and logic makers. Did you know they’re even good for you? You heard right, riddles have health benefits. Here are some fun Tricky Riddles to make you think! Most important brain games will even help raise your IQ

That’s why I’ve made it a point to put together some fantastic riddles because A. They’re just fun to read and B. Riddles are good for you! 

So read on to check out some fantastic Tricky riddles to make you think.

Mom and Dad have four daughters, and each daughter has one brother. How many people are in the family? 


Here are some great riddles to get you going. Ready ? Set go? Let’s see how many you can answer! 

Tricky Riddles to make you think

Is always in front of you but cannot be seen?

Answer: Future

Which letter of the alphabet has the most water?
Answer: C

A cloud is my mother, the wind is my father, my son is the cool stream and my daughter is the fruit of the land. A rainbow is my bed, the earth my final resting place and I’m the torment of man. What am I?

Answer: Rain

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

There was a competition where the contestants had to hold something. At the end of the event, the winner was a person who was physically disabled (he had no hands or feet)! What was it that the contestants have to hold?

Answer: Their breath.

Can you figure this one out?


Here’s the answer to this Hard Brain Teaser

Why would a man living in New York not be buried in Chicago?
Answer: Because he is still living

The person who makes it has no need for it. He who purchases it does not use it. The person who does use it does not know they are. What is it?
Answer: A coffin.

What has to be broken before you can use it?
AnsweR: An egg

More tricky riddles 

What starts with a P, ends with an E and has thousands of letters?
Answer: The Post Office

What gets wetter as it dries?
A towel

What begins with T ends with and has T in it?
Answer: A teapot

The answer for the one above is simple: He was born in room 1955 πŸ™‚ Sometimes things aren’t what they seem.

What has a face and two hands but no arms or legs?
Answer: A clock

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

Answer: Short

What word begins and ends with an E but only has one letter?
Answer: Envelope

What has a neck but no head?
Answer: A bottle

Why did the boy bury his flashlight?
Answer: Because the batteries died

How many letters are there in the English alphabet?
Answer: There are 18: 3 in the, 7 in English, and 8 in alphabet.

Which month has 28 days?
Answer: All of them, of course

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

Answer: One was bald

Here’s another one: 


The answer: 7 Each daughter has one brother that means there’s only 1 brother + 4 daughters= 5 + Mom and dad = 7!

Here’s another riddle:

brain teaser

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Looking for another fun riddle? Check this one out! 

Here are some fun riddles for everyone. Start with this one. The answer may be right in front of you :) What is seen in the middle of March and April that can't been seen at the beginning or end of either month?


Can’t figure out the answer? Head over here to see the answer to this and other  fun riddles.


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  • Reply Nicole L

    I never seem to get them lol

    December 3, 2015 at 1:26 pm
    • Reply Ima

      Don’t worry about it Nicole, I got tired of all the click here to get the answers on to click again. Wasted time I will never get back.

      February 6, 2021 at 1:36 am
  • Reply Ana Rod

    I didn’t get it straight away! But love these!

    November 23, 2015 at 7:55 pm
  • Reply Lizzy covington

    Maybe it’s just Monday but I totally didn’t get this one

    November 23, 2015 at 5:19 pm
  • Reply sharoren berger

    We love these… my 14 and 11 year old sons have so much fun figuring them out!!

    November 23, 2015 at 2:42 pm
  • Reply Jeffrey

    I was surprised at the answer. I was thinking something else entirely.

    November 22, 2015 at 11:00 pm
  • Reply Lisa W

    Gah im the worst at riddles πŸ™‚

    November 22, 2015 at 9:02 pm
  • Reply Jo-Ann Brightman

    This is not one I figured out.

    November 22, 2015 at 8:29 pm
  • Reply Jessica W.

    This one got me, but I’ve never been very good at riddles.

    November 22, 2015 at 1:51 pm
  • Reply Dorothy Boucher

    LOL I was thinking more like take or tame lol Good One πŸ˜‰

    November 22, 2015 at 10:29 am
  • Reply Mandy P.

    Can I blame pregnancy brain for not being able to figure these out!? LoL

    November 22, 2015 at 10:05 am
  • Reply Deborah D

    No clue

    November 21, 2015 at 10:00 pm
    • Reply M Jones

      If it makes you feel any better my first thought was that we we’re halfway to tired lol

      November 22, 2015 at 8:08 am
  • Reply Sarah L


    November 21, 2015 at 7:53 pm
  • Reply terry myers

    Love the riddles,but I usually never get them right

    November 21, 2015 at 6:58 pm
  • Reply lisa

    I don’t get it. I don’t understand what a rebus puzzle is. I do enjoy the daily riddle. It’s something different from other blogs.

    November 21, 2015 at 6:10 pm
  • Reply Lisa Coomer Queen

    This was a hard one. Thanks!

    November 21, 2015 at 2:33 pm
  • Reply Elishia

    I would never have got that one.

    November 21, 2015 at 11:31 am
  • Reply Amber Ludwig

    Haha super tricky!! I had no clue!!

    November 21, 2015 at 11:23 am
  • Reply Lesley F

    I have decided that I am terrible at these πŸ™‚

    November 21, 2015 at 9:00 am
  • Reply Linda Manns Linneman

    I couldn’t even begin to figure this one out.these are so much fun Thank you so much

    November 21, 2015 at 6:38 am
  • Reply Amy Hall

    I don’t think I’ll ever get one of these.

    November 20, 2015 at 11:09 pm
  • Reply Fee Roberts

    I didn’t get this one :/

    November 20, 2015 at 9:30 pm
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