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Daily Riddle: 10 Interesting Riddles to Get Your Mind Working

Junie Sihlangu
Jun 08, 2021
07:50 P.M.

Riddles are meant to get the juices in your brain going and to keep you feeling challenged. Read on to see how many of these riddles you can figure out on your own without peeking at the answers.

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RIDDLE 1

A young man built a square house for himself with four sides, all facing the south in its direction. If a bear had to walk past, do you know what color it would be?

A beautiful and modern home with lights switched on | Photo: Pixabay/Pexels

A beautiful and modern home with lights switched on | Photo: Pixabay/Pexels

RIDDLE 2

A driver who drove a bus came down a lonely street. He went straight through a stop sign and turned left into a street with a no-entry sign displayed. While on the wrong side of the street, he passed by a police car.

However, the bus driver hadn’t broken any of the traffic rules with his actions. Do you have any idea how this was possible?

A close-up image of a yellow school bus | Photo: Pixabay/S. Hermann & F. Richter

A close-up image of a yellow school bus | Photo: Pixabay/S. Hermann & F. Richter

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RIDDLE 3

We all know that some months have thirty days while others have more by one day. Do you know how many of these months only have twenty-eight days?

RIDDLE 4

Here’s another one that will have you pulling out your hair while you try and figure it out. What do you know that becomes wetter the more it becomes dry?

A droplet of water about to hit a larger pool gathered below | Photo: Pixabay/rony michaud

A droplet of water about to hit a larger pool gathered below | Photo: Pixabay/rony michaud

RIDDLE 5

This one is for the people who believe they know the Bible very well and paid attention during religious studies. Tell us, how many letters would you find in the Bible?

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RIDDLE 6

You have five apples sitting on a bench, and you remove only two; how many apples would you have then?

Apples placed on a table in a straight line with the first one featuring bite marks | Photo: Pixabay/Tracy Lundgren

Apples placed on a table in a straight line with the first one featuring bite marks | Photo: Pixabay/Tracy Lundgren

RIDDLE 7

You arrive at a cold winter cabin, and only then do you realize you only have one match stick. In the cabin, there is a kerosene lamp, a glorious fireplace, and a candle. Which one would you light up first?

RIDDLE 8

Here’s a bit of a brain teaser. Who do you know that is my parents’ son, but they’re not my brother?

A close-up image of a flamed up match stick with a colorful background | Photo: Pixabay/markito

A close-up image of a flamed up match stick with a colorful background | Photo: Pixabay/markito

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RIDDLE 9

What can be given to you exclusively by your children that you can’t get on your own?

RIDDLE 10

Here's the last riddle for today. What thing belongs to you but other people use more?

A man holding his forehead with a confused look on his face | Photo: Pixabay/Sammy-Williams

A man holding his forehead with a confused look on his face | Photo: Pixabay/Sammy-Williams

ANSWERS

1. It would be white. If all the sides of the home are facing south, you are at the North Pole. The area only has white polar bears. 2. He was walking. 3. Twelve. All calendar months have 28 days.

4. A towel. 5. Five letters in the word Bible. 6. Two apples that you removed. 7. The match. 8. Myself. 9. Grandchildren. 10. Your name.

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