30 Tricky Riddles With Answers (Simple But Ultimate Brain Teasers)

If you are here, then i bet you are looking for some tricky riddles with answers.

You know, not only are riddles useful for sharpening our brains but also fun.

Below, is a comprehensive list of 30 tricky riddles with answers and explanations of each riddle, on how the answers are gotten.

This hard yet brain teasing riddles are good for not only adults but also for kids. But we have divided them into different sections. Enjoy Reading.

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Tricky Riddles With Answers For Adults

Tricky Riddles With Answers on what always ends everything


Riddle 1

What always ends everything?

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The letter “G”

Explanation: This riddle may take your mind somewhere, but the real answer is in front of you, The letter “G” at the end of the word “Everything” always ends the word “Everythin(g)”

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Tricky Riddles With Answers on what begins with t, ends with t and has t in it


Riddle 2.

What begins with T, ends with T, and has T in it?

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Teapot.

Explanation: Well, this is a word riddle, and i think there are other words that can fit in here, but for now and for this riddle, what they mean is the word “Teapot”.

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Tricky Riddles With Answers on you can carry it everywhere you go, and it does not get heavy


Riddle 3.

You can carry it everywhere you go, and it does not get heavy. What is it?

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Your Name

Explanation: Surprised? well i was surprised too when i first saw it and i couldn’t solve it. The first time i saw it, i began to think of many possible alternatives, but My name? wasn’t even close to what i was thinking, but that’s the purpose of riddles. To charge your brain.

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Tricky Riddles With Answers on the more there is of me


Riddle 4.

The more there is of me, the less you see. What am I?

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Darkness.

Explanation: As the day gets darker you see less and less until you no longer see anything.

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Tricky Riddles With Answers on two fathers and two sons


Riddle 5.

Two fathers and two sons are in a car, yet there are only three people in the car. How is this possible?

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They are grandfather, father and son.

Explanation: Yes, there are only three people, A grandpa and a father and then a son.

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Tricky Riddles With Answers on twelve apples and twelve men


Riddle 6.

Twelve apples hanging high, twelve men passing by, each took an apple and left eleven hanging there. How can this be?

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”Each” was the name of one of the twelve men passing by.

Explanation: The word “Each” in this riddle was actually a name and not it normal English meaning.

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Tricky Riddles With Answers on three doctors and their brother


Riddle 7.

Three doctors said that Peter was their brother. Peter said he had no brothers. Who is lying?

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No one is lying. The doctors were his sisters

Explanation: Peter was indeed a brother to the three doctors, but the riddle didn’t specify whether, the three doctors were females or males. And as his sisters, they can call him a brother but he cant, because he has no brothers, but sisters.

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Tricky Riddles With Answers on always in you and sometimes on you


Riddle 8.

Always in you, Sometimes on you;
But If I surround you, I can kill you.
What am I?

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Water

Explanation: Water is always in your body, and sometimes it rains(Rain fall) but if water surrounds you, you cant breath, and ultimately, it can kill you.

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Tricky Riddles With Answers on a $20,000 worth of a car and a man


Riddle 9.

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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He didn’t have to pay a penny, he had to pay $20,000

Explanation: Yes, when you bought a $20,000 worth of a car, you definitely needn’t to pay penny but the full price.

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Funny Tricky Riddles With Answers

Tricky Riddles With Answers on what can you keep after giving to someone.


Riddle 10

What can you keep after giving to someone?

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Your Word

Explanation: Example ” I have written 30 tricky riddles with answers in this post, and you will surely like them, i give you my word” Yes. i gave you my word that you will surely like them, but i also keep it. So, physically, i gave you nothing.

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Tricky Riddles With Answers on what is the best way to keep your hat from falling


Riddle 11.

What is the best way to keep your hat from falling off your head?

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Don’t put it on your head.

Explanation: If you don’t want your hat to fall, then dont put it on, as simple as that.

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Tricky Riddles With Answers about a monkey, a squirrel, a bird, a banana and a coconut tree


Riddle 12

A monkey, a squirrel, and a bird are racing to the top of a coconut tree. Who will get the banana first, the monkey, the squirrel, or the bird?

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They won’t get a banana out of a coconut tree!

Explanation: I know that when you read this, you will start thinking of possible ways for this riddle to happen, but how can you get a banana out of a coconut tree in the first place?

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Tricky Riddles With Answers about a farmer and his sheeps, pigs and cows


Riddle 13.

A farmer has twenty sheep, ten pigs and ten cows.  If we call the pigs cows, how many cows will he have?

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Ten Cows. We can call the pigs cows but it doesn’t make them cows.

Explanation: Just because i call you an ugly person doesn’t mean you are ugly. So also, just because i said, this tricky riddles with answers are awesome to me, doesn’t mean they are to you.

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Tricky Riddles With Answers about wise men and what they agreed upon


Riddle 14.

What is the one thing that all wise men, regardless of their politics or religion, agreed that it’s between heaven and earth?

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The word ‘And’.

Explanation: You sure as hell knows that wise men always have diffeent perceptions, but how in the hell can there be something that all wise men agree upon? Well i doubt if there is such thing, but what this riddle is about is just the word between “Heaven (And) earth”

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Tricky Riddles With Answers bout a mother and her children


Riddle 15.

Johnny’s mother had three children. The first child was named April The second child was named May. What was the third child’s name?

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Johnny of course.

Explanation: If Johnny’s mother has three children and the two children were mentioned already, then who is the last one? June, July or August? Apparently not, because its the unmentioned Johnny.

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Tricky riddles with answers on which word in the dictionary is spelt incorrectly


Riddle 16.

Which word in the dictionary is spelled incorrectly?

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Incorrectly

Explanation: There is no such word that is spelt incorrectly in any dictionary in the world, dictionaries are always updated and almost without mistakes or flaws. So obviously the only word that is spelled Incorrectly, is “I-N-C-O-R-R-E-C-T-L-Y” itself.

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Tricky Riddles With Answers about what goes up and down but never moves


Riddle 17.

What goes up and down but never moves?

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The stairs.

Explanation: As you know, stairs are always in the form of up and down but never moving, that gives us our answer. Thinking differently? Well comment your own answer or any riddle you know.

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Tricky Riddles With Answers about what question can you never answer yes to


Riddle 18.

What question can you never answer yes to?

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Are you yet asleep?

Explanation: Apparently, if you answer “yes” to this question, then you aren’t sleeping, which means you lied. So for this simple but awkward question, “yes” is ruled out as an alternative for answers.

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Tricky Riddles With Answers about what has lots of eyes vut cant see


Riddle 19.

What has lots of eyes, but can’t see?

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A Potato

Explanation: lemme ask you this question, have you ever peeled a potato? If ‘Yes’, then you know it has many eyes which can’t see. And if ‘No’, then i guess with a 99% possibility that you ever saw a potato in your life. Then you know that it has many eyes.

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Math Tricky Riddles With Answers For Kids

Tricky Riddles With Answers about what has a head, and a tail but no body


Riddle 20.

What has a head and a tail but no body?

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A Coin.

Explanation: A coin that was most frequently used in the ancient times for games and other things, obviously has a head and a tail as they named it, but never a body. Tell me, have you ever saw a coin? No, answer yourself.

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 Tricky Riddles With Answers about an odd number becoming even


Riddle 21.
 
I am an odd number. Take away a letter and I become even. What number am I?

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Seven

Explanation: Now, this is also a word riddle. If you take away the letter “S” from the word “Seven” Which is obviously an odd number(7 is an odd number in mathematics) you will be left with the word “Even” Which is what the riddle says you will be left with. Take a look at the question again.

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about three numbers none of which is zero


Riddle 22.

What three numbers, none of which is zero, give the same result whether they’re added or multiplied?

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One. Two And Three.

Explanation: With the number Zero(0) been eliminated, the above riddle is satisfied only with the numbers, 1,2 and 3. Because whether added or multiplied, this numbers gives the same answer. See it here: “1*2*3=6” and “1+2+3= 6”

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 which is heavier


Riddle 23.

Which is heavier: a ton of bricks or a ton of feathers?

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Neither—they both weigh a ton.

Explanation: A ton is a ton, just as a kilogram is a kilogram howerver it may be. One kilo of water is equal to one kilo of slippers for that matter.

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Hard riddles with answers on x is a number but if you add


Riddle 24.

X is a number.
But, if you this X to itself that “X+X” and multiply the result by 4,and further more divide the result of “X+X*4” above by 8. You will still get X as your answer. Which number is this X?

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Any number

Explanation: Take any number of your choosing, do the above mathematics on it and you will get the same number. Just like taking the number “2”.
2+2=4” Now “4*4=16” And “16/8=2” We used 2 and we got 2 after the Math.

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three apples


Riddle 25:
 
If there are three apples and you take away two, how many apples do you have?

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You have two apples.

Explanation: From the riddle above, “There are three apples” which are definitely not yours. So when you take away 2, the riddles asks “How many apples do (YOU) have” You obviously have two apples which you take out, since the other one wasn’t Yours from the start.

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a five letter word


Riddle 26.

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

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Short

Explanation: Now, upon seeing this riddle, you might be wondering, which word is that? maybe even open a dictionary. O Poor You. The word is already given in the riddle, the five letter word “S-H-O-R-T” Becomes “Shorter” when you add the letters ‘e’ and ‘r’ to it. As simple and tricky as that.

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take two from 5


Riddle 27.

How can you take 2 from 5 and leave 4?

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(F  I V  E)
Remove the 2 letters F and E from five and you have IV.


Explanation: This riddle is solve using roman numerals.

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math and brain


Riddle 28.

If it took 6 people 9 hours to build a barn, how long would it take 12 people to build the same barn?

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None, the barn is already built!

Explanation:You are not required to do any math here, what is already built cannot be built again, what is done is done. Whether it took only 1 man to build the ban, a thousand more men will be useless since the ban is already built.

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mathematics


Riddle 29.

How many times can you subtract the number 5 from 25?

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Only once because after you subtract it from the number ’25’ is not going to be 25 anymore.

Explanation: Subtracting five from twenty five can be done only once, because after you subtract it, the number 25 will not be 25 again, rather, 20,15 and so on. And the riddle clearly says from 25 not anymore or any-less.

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apptitude

Riddle 30.

If One+Nine+Eight= ONE. Then Two+Eight+Nine=?

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TEN

Explanation: Take the first letter of every word and add them. For One, Nine and Eight, you have O,N,E and for Two,Eight and Nine, you T,E,N. Tricky but simple.

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