50 Riddles

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Can you name the answers to these 50 riddles?

Featured Mar 10, 2012

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What becomes wetter the more it dries?
What is so fragile, even saying its name can break it?
What can run but never walks, often murmurs, never talks, has a mouth but never eats, has a bed but never sleeps?
Anyone can hold me, even without their hands, yet no one can do it for long. What am I?
I have a hundred eyes, yet cannot see. What am I?
I am invisible, weigh nothing, and if you put me in a barrel, it will become lighter. What am I?
I am always there, some distance away, somewhere between land and sky I lay, you may move toward me, yet distant I'll stay. What am I?
What has four fingers and a thumb, but is not made of flesh, fish, bone, or fowl?
The man who made it doesn't want it. The man who bought it doesn't need it. The man who needs it doesn't know it. What is it?
What can go around the world, yet stays in a corner?
I am not alive, yet I grow; I have no lungs, yet I need air; I have no mouth, yet I can drown. What am I?
Throw me off the highest building, and I shall not break, but toss me in the smallest pool, and my life's at stake. What am I?
For what crime can an offender be arrested for attempting, but not committing?
What can you always count on when trying to solve math problems?
The rich want it, and the poor have it; it is greater than God, but worse than Satan; and if you eat it you will die. What is it?
If you have me, you want to share me. If you share me, I no longer exist. What am I?
Before Mount Everest was discovered, what was the tallest mountain in the world?
If a plane crashed on the border between the US and Mexico, where would the survivors be buried?
A man living in the UK cannot be buried in America because he is ______.
If there are 10 apples and you take away 2, how many do you have left?
A cowboy rode into town on Friday, stayed three days, and rode out again on Friday. How?
What has been around for millions of years, but is never more than a month old?
What belongs to you, but is used mostly by others?
Here there is no north or west or east, and the weather, it is fitting for no man or bird or beast.
What goes up but never comes down?
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The more there is, the less you see. What is it?
What can go up and come down without moving?
What has holes all around, but can still hold water?
What turns everything around without moving?
Whoever makes it tells it not, whoever takes it knows it not, and whoever knows it wants it not. What is it?
What two things can always see what the other sees, but can never see each other?
The more you take of me, the more you leave behind. What am I?
A word I know, six letters it contains, subtract one, and twelve remains. What is it?
What type of building has the most stories?
At night they come without being fetched. By day they are lost without being stolen. What are they?
What walks on four legs in the morning, on two legs in the evening, and three legs at night?
What is always coming but never arrives?
What is black when you buy it, red when you use it, and gray when you throw it away?
What cannot talk, but will always respond when spoken to?
What is always too late?
Where is the only place today comes before yesterday?
I have many keys but usually only two or three locks. What am I?
What kind of coat can only be put on if it's wet?
I am a solitary word, 5 letters long. Behead me once, I am the same. Behead me again, I am still the same.
Look at me one way and I weigh a whole lot; turn me around and you’ll see that I am not. What am I?
I am a word of letters three, add two and fewer there will be. What am I?
Which one of the words in this sentence is missspelled?
What has wheels and flies, but is not an aircraft?
What is a five letter word which becomes shorter with two letters added onto it?
What comes once in a minute, twice in a moment, but never in a thousand years?

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