If you like solving difficult riddles this list is for you. These riddles will challenge your brain and make yourself proud if you manage to solve them. In case you found them very hard, you can look at the answers.
It's shorter than the rest, but when you're happy, you raise it up like it's the best. What is it?See answer
I have two legs, but they only touch the ground while I'm at rest. What am I?See answer
Green but not a lizard, white without being snow, and bearded without being a man.See answer
I cause involuntary movements in your vehicle. What am I?See answer
What has green hair, a round red head and a long thin white beard?See answer
Has a tongue, but never talks. Has no legs, but sometimes walks.See answer
I am not alive but seem so, because I dance and breathe with no legs or lungs of my own. What am I?See answer
I am rarely touched but often held, and if you are smart you'll use me well. What am I?See answer
They try to beat me, they try in vain.
And when I win, I end the pain.
I am always in front of you, but you will never see me. What am I?See answer
What moves across the land but never has to steer?
It has delivered our goods year after year.
What is it?
Lives without a body, hears without ears, speaks without a mouth, to which the air alone gives birth. What is it?See answer
What is so delicate that saying its name breaks it?See answer
I beam, I shine, I sparkle white.
I'll brighten the day with a single light.
I'll charm and enchant all.
I'll bring the best in you all.
What am I?
What must take a bow before it can speak?See answer
It cannot be seen, it cannot be felt,
Cannot be heard, cannot be smelt,
Lies behind stars and under hills,
and empty holes it fills.
Comes first follows after,
Ends life kills laughter.
It stands upright and can be quite grand.
Its secret is not hidden but right at hand.
What is it?
I go around and in the house, but never touches the house. What am I?See answer
When it comes to me, you go on red and stops on green. What am I?See answer
What can you lose that will cause other people to lose theirs too?See answer
In 1990, a person is 15 years old. In 1995, that same person is 10 years old. How can this be?See answer
What is it that no man ever saw, which never was, but always will be?See answer
They are two brothers. However much they run, they do not reach each other.See answer
This mother comes from a family of eight,
Supports her children in spite of their weight,
Turns around without being called,
Has held you since the time you crawled.
What is harder to catch the faster you run?See answer
The floor's on top, the roof's beneath, and from this place I rarely leave. Yet with the passing of each day. A new horizon greets my gaze.See answer
What do pandas have that no other animal has?See answer
Who makes it, has no need of it. Who buys it, has no use for it. Who uses it can neither see nor feel it. What is it?See answer
I fly to any foreign parts,
assisted by my spreading wings.
My body holds an hundred hearts,
Nay, I will tell you stranger things when I am not in haste I ride,
and then I mend my pace anon.
I issue fire from my side.
You witty youths, this riddle con.
I come in many shapes and colors. I sing in the breeze but only live 7 months. What am I?See answer
I twist and turn and leaves a loop. What am I?See answer
I am full of wisdom and knowledge. I get what you want in a blink of an eye. I am known to man as full of endless wisdom. What am I?See answer
As strong as love, more dangerous than cancer.See answer
I have wheels and flies, yet I am not an aircraft. What am I?See answer
I heard of a wonder, of words moth-eaten. That is a strange thing, I thought, weird. That a man's song be swallowed by a worm. His blinded sentences, his bedside stand-by rustled in the night - and the robber-guest. Not one wit the wiser. For the words he had mumbled.See answer
There she goes over the road, a young mare that is whinnying. A fiery spot on her forehead, with her hindquarters ablaze.See answer
A prickly house a little host contains;
The pointed weapons keep back from pains,
So he, unarmed, safe in his fort remains.
Many people own a copy of me. Without me the world would fall. What am I?See answer
I have two arms, but fingers none. I have two feet, but cannot run. I carry well, but I have found I carry best with my feet off the ground. What am I?See answer
What devours all and can kill a king. Destroy a town and crushes mountains down?See answer
I am a sharp looking horse with a flaxen tail. The longer I run the shorter my tail becomes. What am I?See answer
Things here are usually tagged with red stickers. What am I?See answer
I am small, but, when entire,
of force to set a town on fire;
Let but one letter disappear,
I then can hold a herd of deer;
Take one more off, and then you'll find
I once contained all human kind.
Halfway up the hill, I see you at last, lying beneath me with your sounds and sights. A city in the twilight, dim and vast, with smoking roofs, soft bells, and gleaming lights.See answer
What dresses for summer and sheds in the winter?See answer
Long and slinky like a trout, never sings till it's guts come out.See answer
What runs but cannot walk?See answer
An iron horse with a flaxen tail. The faster the horse runs, the shorter his tail becomes.See answer
What weeps without eyes or eyelids, her tears rejoicing sons and fathers; and when she laughs and no tears fall, her laughter saddens all hearts?See answer
If I turn my head, you may go where you want, but if I turn again, you could stay and rot. What am I?See answer
What do people make that you can't see?See answer
What scientists might call your pooch.See answer
This old one runs forever, but never moves at all.
He has not lungs nor throat, but still a mighty roaring call.
What is it?
I can never be stolen from you. I am owned by everyone. Some have more, some have less. What am I?See answer
My love for Eliza shall never know my first; neither shall it be my second; but it shall be my whole.See answer
When your undies attack you.See answer
What can you add to a bucket full of water to make it lighter?See answer
So beautiful and cold,
So young and yet so old,
Alive but always dead,
Still hungry when has fed,
Will die if it is bled,
Or you cut off its head.
A shimmering field that reaches far. Yet it has no tracks, And is crossed without paths.See answer
I have palms but not on hands,
I offer foods from distant lands,
When at my peak you'll see me smoke,
I'm famous for my friendly folk,
My flowers grow and yet they lay,
There's fire where a man will play.
What am I?
I am million people's wakeup call. What am I?See answer
We are little airy creatures,
all of different voice and features,
one of us in glass is set.
One of us you'll find in jet.
Another you may see in tin.
And the fourth a box within.
If the fifth you should pursue,
it can never fly from you.
What are we?
There is a body without a heart. That has a tongue and yet no head. Buried it was before it was made, and loud it speaks and yet is dead.See answer
A thing with a thundering breech. It weighing a thousand welly. I have heard it roar louder than Guy's wild boar. They say it hath death in its belly.See answer
I have fangs and enjoy piercing holes with a single bite. What am I?See answer
This dish consists of a rolled tortilla with a filling typically of beef or chicken and served with a chili sauce.See answer
I have a little sister, they call her Peep, Peep;
She wades the waters deep, deep, deep;
She climbs the mountains high, high, high;
Poor little creature she has but one eye.
I crawl on the earth and rise on a pillar. What am I?See answer
A hundred years I once did live,
and often wholesome food did give,
yet all that time I ne'er did roam,
so much as a half a mile from my home,
my days were spent devoid of strife,
until at last I lost my life.
And since my death – I pray give ear,
I oft have traveled far and near.
I am where the sky is orange, I am where the glass is red, I am the land of violet bananas and the home to blue oranges.See answer
I am very important, but often overlooked. What am I?See answer
The most beautiful and useless of human acts.See answer
What can hold all days, weeks, and months but still fit on a table?See answer
Six legs, two heads,
Two hands, one long nose.
Yet he uses only four legs
Wherever he goes.
What does no man want, yet no man want to lose?See answer
I have a frame but no pictures. I have poles but not standing up. What am I?See answer
This has no beginning, middle or end,
and all the greatest thinkers see it but can't comprehend.
What is it?
What can be heard and caught but never seen?See answer
What has a bell but isn't a church. Is full of air but is not a balloon?See answer
It holds most knowledge that has ever been said.
But is not the brain, is not the head.
To feathers and their masters, it's both bane and boon.
One empty, and one full.
At the end of my yard there is a vat,
four-and-twenty ladies dancing in that;
Some in green gowns, and some with blue hat;
He is a wise man who can tell me that.
Almost everyone sees me without noticing me, for what is beyond is what he or she seeks.See answer
When I live I cry, If you don't kill me I'll die.See answer
What hole do you mend with holes?See answer
What is easy to get into, and hard to get out of?See answer
What I am filled, I can point the way. When I am empty. Nothing moves me. I have two skins. One without and one within.See answer
When liquid splashes me, none seeps through.
When I am moved a lot, liquid I spew.
When I am hit, color I change.
And color, I come in quite a range.
What I cover is very complex,
And I am very easy to flex.
You use this to clean although it is small.
If you forget it, your smile will appall.
What is it?
If you slash it, It heals at once.See answer
I have three heads. Cut off one, I become stronger. Cut off two, I become ten. What am I?See answer
When I'm born I fly. When I'm alive I lay. When I'm dead I run.See answer
What travels from coast to coast without ever moving?See answer
Every dawn begins with me.
At dusk I'll be the first you see,
and daybreak couldn't come without.
What midday centers all about.
Daisies grow from me, I'm told.
And when I come, I end all code,
but in the sun I won't be found.
Yet still, each day I'll be around.
In the ground I am nothing, but give me time and I'll be something. What am I?See answer
I have one eye. See near and far. I hold the moments you treasure and the things that make you weep. What am I?See answer
Black within and red without,
With four corners round about.
What am I?
A hand without flesh and nothing can I hold. My grip cannot be used until I am sold. What am I?See answer
If you break me, I do not stop working. If you touch me, I may be snared. If you lose me, nothing will matter.See answer
What is eaten but not grown and was born in water but will disappear if soaked?See answer
I run around the city, but I never move.See answer
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