Fun Friday

We decided to revisit riddles again after our first round posted back in February. Once again, there are fifteen riddles with the answers at the bottom of the page. Have a great weekend!


  1. I have keys that open no locks, I have space, but there is no room. You can enter, but you can’t go in. I am…
  2. It has no top or bottom but it can hold flesh, bones and blood all at the same time. What is this object?
  3. A 10 ft. ladder is attached to a ship. Each step is 1 ft. apart. If the water is rising 1 ft. per hour. How long will it take to cover the ladder?
  4. I’m as small as an ant and as big as a whale. I’ll approach like a breeeze but can come like agale. By some I get hit but all have shown fear. I’ll dance to the music though I can’t hear. Of names I have many of names I have one. I’m as slow as a snail but from me you can’t run. What am I?
  5. What gets whiter the dirtier that it gets?
  6. Take away my first letter and I am unchanged; Take away my second letter and I am unchanged; Take away all my remaining letters and I am still unchanged. What am I?
  7. What kind of animal would you hate to play cards with?
  8. One man shows another, the portrait of a gentleman and tells him: “I have neither brothers nor sisters, but this man’s father is the son of my father.” Who is the man in the painting?
  9. A snail is at the bottom of a 15 meter tree. He tries to reach the top. Each day he manages to climb 4 meters, but during the night, while he sleeps, he slips back 3 meters. How many days will he need to reach the top?
  10. What are the two longest words in the English language that can be typed using only your left hand on the keyboard?
  11. What is harder to catch the faster you run?
  12. I can sizzle like bacon, I am made with an egg, I have plenty of backbone, but lack a good leg, I peel layers like onions, but still remain whole, I can be long, like a flagpole, yet fit in a hole. What am I?
  13. What is black when you buy it, red when you use it, and gray when you throw it away?
  14. I am not alive, but I grow; I don’t have lungs, but I need air; I don’t have a mouth, but water kills me. What am I?
  15. What occurs once in a minute, twice in a moment, but never in an hour?


  1. A computer keyboard
  2. A ring
  3. Never. As the water rises the ship rises.
  4. I am a shadow…
  5. A chalkboard
  6. The postman or a mailbox
  7. A cheetah.
  8. The gentleman in the portrait is the son of the man who is speaking.
  9. Well, after 11 days, he will have climbed 11 meters, so on day 12, he will reach the top.
  10. Stewardesses and Reverberated
  11. Your breath
  12. A snake.
  13. Charcoal
  14. Fire
  15. The letter M.

And just for fun… How many legs does this elephant have?

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Sources: Here, Here, and Here