25 Awesome Riddles To Work Out Your Brain Muscles

Posted by , Updated on March 16, 2017

While it’s good to hit the gym and work out those biceps, it’s also good to flex your mental muscles every once in a while. It can help keep your brain sharp even into old age. On that note, these are 25 Awesome Riddles To Work Out Your Brain Muscles.

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25

When you need me, you throw me away; when you don’t need me, you bring me back. What am I?

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An anchor

24

What loses its head in the morning and gets it back at night?

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A pillow

23

If you throw me out of the window, I'll leave a grieving wife. Bring me back, but through the door, You'll be giving someone a new life. What am I?

nSource: quora.com, Image: https://pixabay.com (public domain)

The letter “n” (“window” becomes “widow” and “door” becomes “donor”)

22

What starts with an “e” and ends with an “e” and contains only one letter?

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An envelope

21

What is weightless, can be seen by the naked eye, and if put in a barrel will make it lighter?

holeSource: answers.yahoo.com

A hole.

20

What is more powerful than God, more evil than the devil, the poor have it, the rich need it, and if you eat it, you will die?

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Nothing

19

Imagine that you are in a dark room with no windows and no doors. How do you get out?

imagineSource: quora, Image: https://pixabay.com (public domain)

Stop imagining

18

How far can you walk into the woods?

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Halfway

17

What has 10 letters and starts with gas?

carSource: answers.yahoo.com

Automobile

16

You have one match and are in a dark room with an oil lamp, a gas stove, and a candle. Which one do you light first?

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The match

15

What can run but never walks, has a mouth but never talks, has a head but never weeps, has a bed but never sleeps?

riverSource: quora, Image: https://www.pexels.com (public domain)

A river

14

The beginning of eternity, the end of time and space, the beginning of every end, and the end of every place.

eSource: quora

The letter “e”

13

What animal walks on four legs in the morning, two at noon, and three by nightfall?

childSource: quora, Image: https://pixabay.com (public domain)

A man (babies crawl, adults walk upright, and old men use canes)

12

What comes once in a minute, twice in a moment, but not once in a thousand years?

mSource: quora

The letter “m”

11

What gets wet while drying?

towelSource: quora, Image: https://commons.wikimedia.org (public domain via author)

A towel

10

What is the coolest letter in the alphabet?

acSource: answers.yahoo.com, Image: https://pixabay.com (public domain)

B (it’s surrounded by AC)

9

What is yours but your friend uses more than you do?

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Your name

8

What two words, when combined hold the most letters?

post officeSource: answers.yahoo.com

Post Office

7

Each night I'm told what to do and each morning I do what I'm told, but I still don't escape your scold. What am I?

alarm clockSource: quora

An alarm clock

6

I have keys that open no locks, I have space but no room, you can enter but can't go in. What am I?

keyboardSource: answers.yahoo.com

A keyboard

5

We hurt without moving. We poison without touching. We bear the truth and the lies. We are not to be judged by our size. What are we?

words have powerSource: quora, Image: https://pixabay.com (public domain)

Words

4

The more you take, the more you leave behind. What am I?

footstepsSource: answers.yahoo.com, Image: https://pixabay.com (public domain)

Footsteps

3

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

measuring tapeSource: quora, Image: https://pixabay.com (public domain)

Short

2

If you have me, you want to share me. If you share me, you haven’t got me. What am I?

secretSource: quora

A secret

1

What is a word made up of four letters, yet is made up of three, then with four, but rarely consists of six.

trueSource: quora

This isn’t a question; it’s a statement. The word “what” has four letters. The word “yet” has three. The word “then” has four, and the word “rarely” has six.



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