Add humor and rib-tickling wittiness to a boring gathering with some funny and head-scratching riddles. Surf through this article to find some good short brain teasers along with their answers.

Short Riddles

Riddles are questions created in a tricky manner such that a person ends up in a maddening state to come up with the right answer. Due to this fact, riddles and brain teasers are considered to be fun and entertaining, particularly by children and when amongst friends. Whether you are bored at school, having a slumber party, or want to include hilarity to a gathering, riddles are always useful and add a touch of fun and enjoyment to any bland atmosphere only to bring giggles and laughter to everyone’s face. Given here are some tricky and funny brain teasers that are sure to challenge your thinking boxes to come up with correct answers. Let everyone put in their juicy thoughts, work out and estimate their correct answers, only to end up with an incorrect one. Navigate through the lines herein and try figuring them.
Riddles And Answers
Ques. Lucy had it first Ethel had it last Mary Lungel had it twice until she married Peter Stupid and never had it again. What is it?
Ans. The Letter ‘L’
Ques. Five men went to church. It started to rain. Four men ran for cover, but got wet on the way. The one man who stayed behind stayed dry. How?
Ans. The dry man was a body in a coffin. The other four were pall bearers.
Ques. What is full of holes, but can still hold a lot of water?
Ans. A sponge
Ques. Which vehicle is spelled the same forwards and backwards?
Ans. Racecar
Ques. Paul’s height is six feet, he’s an assistant at a butcher’s shop, and wears size 9 shoes. What does he weigh?
Ans. Meat
Ques. What do the letter ‘T’ and an island have in common?
Ans. Both are in water - WaTer.
Ques. A woman shoots her husband. Then she holds him under water for over 5 minutes. Finally, she hangs him. But 5 minutes later they both go out together and enjoy a wonderful dinner together. How can this be?
Ans. The woman was a photographer. She shot a picture of her husband, developed it, and hung it up to dry.
Ques. What goes around the world but stays in a corner?
Ans. A stamp
Ques. I'm the part of the bird that's not in the sky. I can swim in the ocean and yet remain dry. What am I?
Ans. Shadow
Ques. What doesn’t exist, but has a name?
Ans. Nothing
Ques. There was a green house. Inside the green house there was a white house. Inside the white house there was a red house. Inside the red house there were lots of babies. What is it?
Ans. Watermelon
Ques. If you have me, you want to share me. If you share me, you haven't got me. What am I?
Ans. Secret
Ques. I arrive once in every second, once in every minute and once in every year. What am I?
Ans. The letter ‘E’
Ques. Feed me and I live, yet give me a drink and I die.
Ans. Fire
Ques. What English word has three consecutive double letters?
Ans. Bookkeeper
Ques. Remove six letters from this sequence to reveal a familiar English word - BSAINXLEATNTEARS.
Ans. Bananas
Ques. All about, but cannot be seen. Can be captured, cannot be held. No throat, but can be heard.
And. Wind
Ques. After teaching his class all about roman numerals (X = 10, IX=9 and so on) the teacher asked his class to draw a single continuous line and turn IX into 6. The only stipulation the teacher made was that the pen could not be lifted from the paper until the line was complete.
Ans. Draw an S in front of IX and it spells SIX. The teacher did not mention that the line had to be straight.
Ques. There is a common English word that is nine letters long. Each time you remove a letter from it, it still remains an English word - from nine letters right down to a single letter. What is the original word, and what are the words that it becomes after removing one letter at a time?
Ans. The base word is Startling, continuing to starting - staring - string - sting - sing - sin - in - I.

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