Funny Riddles

11- A word I know,

Six letters it contains,

Subtract just one,

And twelve is what remains.

See Answer

The word is "dozens".

12- What can run but never walks,

has a mouth but never talks,

has a head but never weeps,

has a bed but never sleeps?

See Answer

A river

13- I went into the woods and got it. I then sat down to seek it. I brought it home with me because I couldn't find it! What am I?

See Answer

A splinter

14- If you throw me off the highest building, I will not break. However, if you place me in the ocean I will. What am I?

See Answer

A tissue

15- One mother gave 25 books to her daughter and another mother gave her daughter 8 books. However, between both daughters they only increased their collection by 25 books. How can this be?

See Answer

There are only 3 people - a daughter, her mother, and her grandmother. The mother received 25 books from the grandmother and then gave 8 to her daughter.

16- A woman had two sons who were born on the same hour of the same day of the same year. But they were not twins. How could this be so?

See Answer

They were two of a set of triplets (or quadruplets etc.)

17- An architect was asked to design a square house with the window in each wall having a southern exposure. How could this be done?

See Answer

Build the house at the North Pole.

18- A donkey was tied to a rope six feet long. A bale of hay was 18 feet away and the donkey wanted to eat the hay. How could he do it?

See Answer

Very easily as the rope wasn't tied to anything.

19- I have as many brothers as sisters, but my brothers have twice the number of sisters as brothers. How many of us are there?

See Answer

Seven. The only possible solution is that the person talking is a woman and there are four woman and three men.

20- Without a bridle or a saddle,

across a thing I ride and straddle,

And those I ride, by the help of me,

though almost blind are made to see. What am I?

See Answer

Eye glasses


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