60+ Good Short Riddles with Answers

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What is at the end of a rainbow?

What kind of goose fights with snakes?

When is music like vegetables?

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What has an eye but can not see?

Why is the moon like a dollar?

You answer me, although I never ask you questions.
What am I?

What word is always pronounced wrong?

How did the pancake hurt itself?

The leaves are on the fruit, The fruits is on the leaves. What is it?

The one who has it does not keep it. It is large and small. It is any shape.

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Small Riddles

You go at red, but stop at green.
What am I?

If there are four sheep, two dogs and one herds-men, how many feet are there?

What 4-letter word can be written forward, backward or upside down, and can still be read from left to right?

The more I dry the wetter I get. What am I?

What is as big as an elephant, but weighs nothing at all?

What is that which never uses its teeth for eating purposes?

What can’t be burned in a fire nor drowned in water?

What can fill an entire room without taking up any space?

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What is often returned, but never borrowed?

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Hard short Riddles

A hill full, a hole full; yet you cannot catch a bowl full. What is it?

The sharp slim blade, that cuts the wind. What is it?

What is it that is full all day and empty at night?

What comes down but never back goes up?

What English word has three consecutive double letters?

What makes a loud noise when changing its jacket, becomes larger but weighs less?

What do you get if you add 2 blackberries and 5 apples?

Which of the following is the largest? Triangle, circle, square, or rectangle?

How can you fit 4 apples inside a box that measures 7x4x2 inches?

I can be long and can be short, I can be black, white, brown or purple. You can find me the world over and I am often the main event. What am I?

I don’t have eyes, ears, nose, and tongue, but I can see, smell, hear and taste everything. What am I?

I can be hot, I can be cold, I can run and I can be still, I can be hard and I can be soft. What am I?

What always ends everything?

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Funny short Riddles

You find me in December, but not in any other month. What am I?

What do you get if you put a radio in the fridge?

How can a man go eight days without sleep?

How do you divide 10 apples into 11 people?

What didn't Adam and Eve have that everyone else has?

My life can be measured in hours, I serve by being devoured. Thin, I am quick. Fat, I am slow. Wind is my foe.

What has a neck but no head?

What has 4 eyes but can't see.

What can you catch but not throw?

How do you know carrots are good for your eyes?

What does a cat have that no other animal has?

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Short Riddles for Adults

What does a stone become when in the water?

What can be lost, but not returned?

How is a person in jail like a sinking ship?

Why do Gorillas have such big nostrils?

What chins are never shaved?

Poor people have it. Rich people need it. If you eat it you die. what is it?

What gets broken without being held?

I can be written, I can be spoken, I can be exposed, I can be broken.
What am I?

What did the apple say to the banana?

What's Better Than A Talking Dog?

What are the strongest days of the week?

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Funny for Adults

How do you make the number one disappear by adding to it?

What is the proper length for a lady's skirt?

What building has the most stories?

A bus driver goes the wrong way on a one way street.
He passes the cops but they don’t stop him. Why?

What has ten letters and starts with gas?

What's red and smells like blue paint?

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Did you know why was six scared of seven?

Why did the man go to bed?

A man purchased a $20,000 car but he didn’t have to pay a penny.
How did he do it?

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