Riddles are a great way to shoo away boredom and exercise your brain. Read some funny short puzzles that can convert a casual conversation into an entertaining one & explore their answers as well.

Funny Riddles

When one does not know what it is, then it is something; but when one knows what it is, then it is nothing. What is it? A riddle! Riddles are huge fun. They may be puzzling for some, while providing real challenge for others. But, they indeed make for entertaining diversions. Riddles, easy or frustrating, never go away without tickling our brains. They come with implied meanings and with a little common sense and observation, cracking them can be a child’s play. When it comes to intellectual nourishment, riddles and puzzles are something that never fails to entertain and surprise us! They give our brain something to chew on, get us cracking up and racking our brains in amusement. Funny riddles are an easy solution to get away from boredom and an assured way to strike a casual conversation - anytime, anywhere. Here are listed some fun puzzles for you. Read them and have a great time scratching your heads!
Funny Puzzles
Ques. A woman shoots her husband. After that she holds him under water for over 5 minutes. And at last, she hangs him. After sometime they both go out together. How?
Ans. The woman was a photographer. She shot a picture of her husband, developed it, and hung it up to dry.
Ques. A murderer is sentenced to death. He has to choose between three rooms. The first is full of raging fires, the second is full of assassins with loaded guns, and the third is full of lions that haven't eaten in 3 years - Which room is safest for him?
Ans. The third room! The lions who haven’t eaten for three years will surely be dead by now.
Ques. There are four brothers in this world that were all born together. The first runs and never wearies. The second eats and is never full. The third drinks and is always thirsty. The fourth sings a song that is never good. Tell their names.
Ans. Water Fire Earth and Wind
Ques. Of no use to one yet absolute bliss to two. The small boy gets it for nothing. The young man has to lie for it. The old man has to buy it. The baby’s right. The lover’s privilege. The hypocrite’s mask. To the young girl faith; To the married woman hope; To the old maid charity. What am I?"
Ans. A kiss
Ques. I am the center of gravity, hold a capital situation in Vienna, and as I am foremost in every victory, am allowed by all to be invaluable. Though I am invisible, I am clearly seen in the midst of a river. I could name three who are in love with me and have three associates in vice. It is vain that you seek me for I have long been in heaven yet even now lie embalmed in the grave. What am I?
Ans. The letter V
Funny Short Puzzles & Answers
Ques. If you drop a yellow hat in the Red Sea what does it become?
Ans. Wet 
Ques. If you have it, you want to share it. If you share it, you don't have it. What is it?
Ans. A secret
Ques. The more you have of it, the less you see. What is it?
Ans. Darkness
Ques. What has to be broken before it can be used?
Ans. An egg
Ques. What goes up and never comes down?
Ans. Your age
Ques. What grows when it eats, but dies when it drinks?
Ans. A candle
Ques. Which word in the dictionary is spelled incorrectly? Show Answer
Ans. Incorrectly
Ques. What is the question you can ask all day, and no matter what the answers are, they would still be correct?
Ans. What time is it?

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