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Clever riddlesDo you need some tougher riddles? Here is a list of clever riddles you can try out. Try to see how many you can solve without peeking at the the answers. It’s always good to Exercising the brain once in a while. It may well be you become frustrated because some of these riddles can be somewhat difficult. Good luck.

What do you call an Amish guy with his hand in a horse’s mouth?
What came first, the chicken or the egg?
I travel all over the world, but always stay in my corner. What am I?
My scale is something that does not weigh in grams, ounces, or pounds. However, I may be heavy or light. What am I?
What did the Tin Man say when he got run over by a steamroller?
How many of each animal did Moses have on his ark?
Spell Indian tent with two letters.




There was this competition where the contestants had to hold 'something'. At the end of the event, the winner was a person who was physically disabled (he had no hands and no any feet)! What was that 'something'?
How far can a fox run into a grove?
How many bananas can you eat if your stomach is empty?
A man and a dog were going down the street. The man rode, yet walked. What was the dog's name?
How many seconds are there in one year?
Which vehicle is spelled the same forwards and backwards?
With pointed fangs I sit and wait; with piercing force I crunch out fate; grabbing victims, proclaiming might; physically joining with a single bite. What am I?
What kind of coat is always wet when you put it on?

More of the Clever riddles

What is the eleven letter word that all Yale graduates spell incorrectly?
What do you call a bear without an ear?
You're in a dark cave with only one match, a lump of coal, a stove, and a kerosene lamp. You have the option of lighting one. Which do you light first?
What has 13 hearts, but no other organs?
Bruce owns a pet store. He puts one canary per cage, but has one bird too many. If he puts two canaries in each cage, he has one cage too many. How many cages and canaries does he have?
A man rode in to town on Tuesday, and left two days later on Tuesday. How so?
Without it, I'm dead. If I'm not, then then I'm behind. What am I?
Where is the ocean the deepest?
A farmer is trying to cross a river with a bag of corn, a hen, and a fox. The farmer's boat is only big enough to take himself and one other item per trip. The hen cannot be left alone with the corn or she will eat it. Likewise the fox cannot be left with the hen, or the hen will be eaten. How does the farmer get all three items across the river?
Why did the boy throw a bucket out the window?
What number comes next in the following sequence? 2 4 8 10 20 _
Why was the chef embarrassed?
What letter comes next in the following sequence? D R M F S L T _
Why is the letter A the most like a flower?
What's full of holes but can still hold water?
What do you break before you use it?




How many times can you subtract the number two from the number fifty?
What do pandas have that no other animal has?
Can you think of a common word that contains double C, double S and double L? Can you think of a second one?
Which is the most curious letter?
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?
What are two things you wouldn’t eat after waking up?
In British Columbia you cannot take a picture of a man with a wooden leg. Why not?
Why is the number 8549176320 so unique.

Great selection of Clever riddles

Why did the boy throw butter out the window?
There is a certain crime, that if it is attempted, is punishable, but if it is committed, is not punishable. What is the crime?
Why can’t someone living in Maine be buried in Florida?
What belongs to you but other people use it more than you.
What did zero say to eight?
Why did the boy throw his watch out the window?
What kind of cheese is made backwards?
Which month has 28 days?
What starts with a P, ends with an E, and has thousands of letters?
What five-letter word becomes shorter when you add two letters to it?
What word begins and ends with an E, but only has one letter?
What is easy to get into, but hard to get out of?
What do you throw out when you want to use it, but take in when you don’t want to use it?
Poor people have it. Rich people need it. If you eat it, you’ll die. What is it?
I have a head but no body, a heart but no blood. Just leaves and no branches, I grow without wood. What am I?
A man is pushing his car along, and when he comes to a hotel he shouts, “I’m bankrupt!” Why?




What only gets wetter the more it dries?
I am the beginning of the end, and the end of time and space. I am essential to creation, and I surround every place. Who am I?
The man who made it doesn’t want it. The man who bought it doesn’t need it. The man who needs it doesn’t know it. What am I talking about?
If a red-house is made of red bricks, has a red wooden door, and a red roof, and a yellow-house is made of yellow bricks, has a yellow wooden door, and a yellow roof, then what is a green-house made of?
What can run, but never walks? Has a mouth, but never talks? Has a head, but never weeps? Has a bed, but never sleeps?
What does December have that other months don’t have?
Yellow I look and massive I weigh. In the morning I come to brighten your day. What am I?

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