Facebook Riddles and Answers
Below is a complete list of answers to the riddles we’ve done on Facebook. Enjoy!
Riddle for February 27:
What has a single eye but can’t see?
Answer: A needle! Though a storm can be an acceptable answer as well.
Riddle for February 26:
When the day after tomorrow is yesterday, today will be as far from Wednesday as today was from Wednesday when the day before yesterday was tomorrow. What is tomorrow?
Answer: Tomorrow is Thursday.
Riddle for February 25:
A man walks into a completely dark room. There is a box on a table at the other end of the room and immediately the man knows one of the contents of the box. He cannot smell, see, or hear it.
How does he immediately know what is inside?
Answer: He’s allergic to whatever’s inside!
Riddle for February 21:
I stare at you, you stare at me.
I have three eyes, yet can’t see.
Every time I blink, I give you commands.
You do as you are told, with your feet and hands.
What am I?
Answer: Traffic light!
Riddle for February 20:
Mr. Johnson has 4 daughters. Each of his daughters has a brother.
How many children does Mr. Johnson have?
Answer: 5. There is only one son.
Riddle for February 19:
What number do you get when you multiply all of the numbers on a telephone’s number pad?
Riddle for February 18:
I can be dropped from the tallest of buildings and survive,
but drop me from the smallest ship and I won’t.
What am I?
Answer: A piece of paper!
Riddle for February 17:
Many have heard me, but nobody has seen me, and I will not speak back until spoken to.
What am I?
Answer: An echo!
Riddle for February 14:
I move slowly but I’m dead.
I leave and then I’m back.
I’m clear and then I’m red.
I’m many neurotics’ snack
What am I?
Answer: A fingernail!
Riddle for February 13:
A man is trapped in a room. In the room their is a table, chair, 2 doors, and a small hole in the ceiling 12 inches in diameter. Behind one of the doors is an extremely hungry lion that hasn’t eaten in a couple of days. Behind the other door is a glass tunnel that magnifies the sun creating temperatures so high that even opening the door could kill you.
How does the man escape?
Answer: He escapes through the glass tunnel at night, when the sun won’t fry him.
Riddle for February 12:
A man shaves several times a day, yet he still has a beard.
Who is this man?
Answer: A barber!
Riddle for February 11:
7 months have 31 days. How many months have 28 days?
Answer: All of them!
Riddle for February 8:
It’s hard to give up.
Remove part of it and you still have a bit.
Remove another part, but bit is still there.
Remove another and it remains.
What is it?
Answer: ’Habit’. Remove a letter, ‘abit’. Remove another letter, ‘bit’. Remove another, ‘it’.
Riddle for February 7:
A murderer is condemned to death. He has to choose between three rooms. The first is full of raging fires, the second is full of assassins with loaded guns, and the third is full of lions that haven’t eaten in 3 years. Which room is safest for him?
Answer: The third room. Lions who haven’t eaten in three years would have died from starvation.
Riddle for February 6:
A very important man is about to take a trip to Iceland. He is awoken in the middle of the night by his security guard the night before he is supposed to leave. His guard tells him he needs to take a boat rather than a plane, because he just dreamt that the plane was going to crash. The guard leaves because it’s the end of his shift.
The man listens to his guard and takes a boat. Soon after arriving in Iceland he hears that the plane he was supposed to go on crashed. When he arrives home he fires his guard. Why did he fire the guard?
Answer: The guard slept on the job.
Riddle for February 5:
A truck driver is going opposite traffic on a one-way street. A police officer sees him but doesn’t stop him.
Why didn’t the police officer stop him?
Answer: The truck driver was walking.
Riddle for February 4:
What starts with an “e” but only has a single letter in it?
Answer: An envelope!
Riddle for February 3:
Which word does not belong in the following list:
Stop cop mop chop prop shop or crop?
Answer: The word that doesn’t belong is “or!”
Riddle for January 31:
When you need me, you throw me away. But when you’re done with me, you bring me back. What am I?
Answer: An anchor!
Riddle for January 30:
A king finds a woman he wants to marry but she refuses. But since he is the king, she has to. The king gives her a deal: he will write ‘YES’ and ‘NO’ on two pieces of paper. The papers will be put into a hat and she will choose one. If it says yes she will marry him, if it says no she will not. The only problem is that the king cheats and puts two pieces of paper that say yes into the hat, but the woman is the only one who sees this.
Answer: She has to eat, tear or otherwise get rid of the first piece of paper she draws. That way, people will see the paper with “Yes” on it inside the hat and assume she drew the “No.”
Riddle for January 29:
I am the beginning of the end, the end of every place. I am the beginning of eternity, the end of time and space.
What am I?
Answer: The letter “E,” of course!
Riddle for January 28:
With pointed fangs I sit and wait,
with piercing force I serve out fate.
Grabbing bloodless victims, proclaiming my might;
physically joining with a single bite.
Answer: A stapler!
Riddle for January 27:
A poor man is sitting in a pub. He sees that the man next to him is extremely rich.
Poor man: “I have an amazing talent; I know almost every song that has ever existed.”
The rich man laughs.
Poor man: “I am willing to bet you all the money you have in your wallet that I can sing a popular song that includes a lady’s name of your choosing.”
The rich man laughs again.
Rich man: “OK, how about my daughter’s name, Joanna Armstrong-Miller?”
The poor man goes home rich.
What song did he sing?
Answer: The Birthday Song can be sung using anyone’s name!
Riddle for January 24:
There are 2 fathers and 2 sons going on a fishing trip. Every person catches one fish. In total, there were only 3 fish. How is that so?
Answer: There’s a son, father, and grandfather.
Riddle for January 23:
A bank is getting robbed and one of the robbers tells one of the tellers to give him all of the money. The teller tells him she doesn’t have access to it.
Suddenly the phone rings. The robber tells the teller to answer it and not give them away. She picks up the phone and it happens to be her mother. She tells her mother “Is this an emergency mom? Call me when I get home, I could use some help painting.” Then she hangs up.
The robbers continue to try to get into the vault but twenty minutes later the police show up with the tellers mom and arrest them all.
How did the police know about the robbery?
Answer: This is a bit tricky. She pressed the ‘mute’ button on the phone at certain parts so that all her mom heard was, “Emergency… call… help.”
Riddle for January 22:
A man is in court for killing his wife. In the closing statements the man’s lawyer surprises everyone when he announces “His wife was just missing. Everyone look at those doors. His wife is going to walk in those doors in about 30 seconds.”The entire court is silent and the jury stares at the door as the lawyer and the defendant stare at them. After a couple of minutes the lawyer says “See! If you were so sure he killed his wife, you wouldn’t be watching that door!”
The jury goes into deliberation and comes back almost immediately with a guilty verdict.
Why did the jury convict him?
Answer: He didn’t turn around to look at the door because he knew the wife was dead.
Riddle for January 21:
Joey’s mother has three children. The first was named Alana. The next was named Alaina.
What is the final one’s name?
Answer: It would obviously be Joey.
Riddle for January 20:
A man was driving a black car. His lights were off. The moon shown no light. A cat was in the middle of the road. How did he know to stop?
Answer: He was driving around during the day.
Riddle for January 18:
You walk into a room with a rabbit holding a carrot, a pig eating slop, and a chimp holding a banana.
Answer: *You* are the smartest animal in the room — hopefully!
Riddle for January 17:
What is it that no man wants, but no man wants to lose?
Answer: A lawsuit. lol.
Riddle for January 15:
Something all men have,
but all men deny.
Man created it,
but no man can hold it.
What is it?
Riddle for January 14:
It’s got twists and turns, but has no curves.
Twist it to fix it, turn it to ruin it.
What is it?
Answer: A Rubix Cube!
Riddle for January 13:
Look at me, I want to play.
I’ll move like you in every way.
Be tricky, but the result is always a draw.
Why? Because I’m an expert at response and call.
What am I?
Answer: While “shadow” works, the answer we’re looking for is “reflection.”
Riddle for January 10:
Smell me, buy me, and deliver me.
I won’t change.
What am I?
Answer: Scent, cent, and sent.
Riddle for January 9: You are awoken at 3 A.M. by a knock on your door. Your parents call you to let you know that they are there for breakfast. You are confused but quickly think of what food you have. You have bread, jam, butter, and eggs. What do you open first?\
Answer: While technically you would open your eyes first, but the answer here is to open the door for your parents.
Riddle for January 8: Why would a hair stylist rather cut the hair of two brunettes than one red head?
Answer: The hair stylist would get paid more for two haircuts, rather than just one!
Riddle for January 7: You stand at a fork in the road. Next to each of the two forks, there stands a guard. You know the following things: First that one path leads to paradise, the other leads to Death. You cannot distinguish between the two paths. You also know that one of the two guards always tells the truth and the other always lies. You have permission to ask one guard one question to discover which path leads to paradise. What one question would you ask to guarantee you take the path to paradise?
Answer: Ask one of the gaurds ‘Which door would the other guard say leads to paradise?’ If you ask the truthful one he will say the lying guard would say the wrong door. If you ask the lying guard he would say the truthful gaurd would pick the wrong door as well (since he is lying). So no matter what you could choose the door opposite of what they say and end up in paradise.
Riddle for January 6: A thief enters a shop and threatens the clerk, forcing him to open the safe. The clerk says, “The code for the safe is different every day, and if you hurt me you’ll never get the code”. But the thief manages to guess the code on his own.
Answer: The code is the word “different.”
Riddle for January 3: A criminal has to carry a sack of stones from one side of the prison to another. What can he put in the sack that will make it lighter?
Answer: A hole
Riddle for January 2: What demands an answer, but asks no question?
Answer: The telephone
Riddle for December 31: What heavy seven letter word can you take two away from and be left with eight?
Riddle for December 20: What is the center of gravity?
Riddle for December 19: If it’s information you seek, come and see me.
If it’s pairs of letters you need, I have consecutively three. Who am I?
Answer: A bookkeeper
Riddle for December 18: The more it dries, the wetter it becomes. What is it?
Answer: A towel
Riddle for December 17: I take what you receive and surrender it all by waving my flag. What am I?
Answer: A mailbox
Riddle for December 16: What type of cheese is made backwards?
Riddle for December 13: What do thieves get for stealing calendars?
Answer: Twelve months
Riddle for December 12: The dirtier I am, the whiter I get,
Leave a mark on me when you stand, I’ll leave a mark on you when you sit. What am I?
Answer: A chalkboard
Riddle for December 11: What grows up and down at the same time?
Answer: A goose
Riddle for December 10: The more you take, the more you leave behind.
What are they?
Riddle for December 9: How high would you have to count before you use the letter ‘A’ in the spelling of a number?
Answer: One thousand
Riddle for December 6: The more you work, the more I’ll eat.You keep me full, I’ll keep you neat. What am I?
Answer: A pencil sharpener
Riddle for December 5: You throw away the outside, eat the inside, and throw away the inside.
Answer: Corn on the cob
Riddle for December 4: I can run but never walk. Wherever I go, thought are close behind me. What am I?
Answer: A nose
Riddle for December 3: I open to close but I close to open. I’m surrounded by water but I’m never soaking. What am I?
Answer: A drawbridge
Riddle for December 2: A truck driver is going opposite traffic on a one-way street. A police officer sees him but doesn’t stop him. Why didn’t the police officer stop him?
Answer: He was walking.
Riddle for November 27: I fly, yet I have no wings. I cry, yet I have no eyes. Darkness follows me; lower light I never see. What am I?
Answer: A cloud
Riddle for November 26: I can be half without getting thinner.
I can shine with no fire.
I can be hidden but never taken.
I can stay dry while moving the ocean.
Answer: the moon
Riddle for November 25: I can be dropped from the tallest of buildings and survive,
but drop me from the smallest ship and I won’t. What am I?
Riddle for November 22: Countless blades that bend with a touch,
exploited by kids who want to make a buck. What am I?
Riddle for November 21: There are 3 stoves. A glass stove, a brick stove , and a wood stove. You only have 1 match. Which do you light up first?
Answer: The match.
Riddle for November 20: Fast you travel, but I travel faster. The faster you travel, the further away I get still. Close as you may get, the faster I still will be. What am I?
Riddle for November 19: What loses its head in the morning and gets it back at night?
Answer: A pillow
Riddle for November 18: Not chest or box is now discussed. Money can be held in it, but just as we test its metal, within it there is rust.
Riddle for November 15: A man pushes his car and stops in front of a hotel and immediately goes bankrupt. What is he doing?
Answer: Playing Monopoly
Ridde for November 14: Hold me by the neck and I won’t mind,
if I get wrong I just need a good wind.
If you want me you better pick wisely,
just use your ears and I’ll follow you blindly.
Answer: A guitar
Riddle for November 13: Give me food, and I will live.
Give me water, and I will die. What am I?
Riddle for November 12: A natural state, I’m sought by all.
Go without me, and you shall fall.
You do me when you spend,
and use me when you eat to no end. What am I?
Riddle for November 11: I am the beginning of the end, the end of every place.
I am the beginning of eternity, the end of time and space. What am I?
Answer: The letter E
Riddle for November 8: What belongs to you but others use it more than you do?
Answer: Your name
Riddle for November 7: There was a window cleaner who was cleaning a window on the 25th floor of a skyscraper. He suddenly slips and falls. He has no safety equipment and nothing to soften his fall, but he is not hurt at all. How do you account for that?
Answer: He was washing the inside of the window.
Riddle for November 6: I open to close but I close to open.
I’m surrounded by water but I’m never soaking. What am I?
Answer: A drawbridge
Riddle for November 5: Take me for a spin and I’ll make you cool,
but use me when it’s cool and you’re a fool. What am I?
Answer: A fan
Riddle for November 4: I have two arms, but fingers I have none. I’ve got two feet, but I cannot run. I carry well, but I carry best with my feet off the ground. What am I?
Answer: A wheelbarrow
Riddle for November 1: When I’m born, I stay in the sun
A little time, and I make crazy
When I’m old, I’m worth a fortune
Riddle for October 31: While you were folding a letter I got you.
Usually you will do whatever it takes to avoid me,
but now you can’t help but find me.
Answer: A paper cut
Riddle for October 30: What word links these images?
Answer: Fall. The season (top-left), waterfall (top-right), rain fall (bottom-left), and the fall of Saddam Hussein.
Riddle for October 29: This is an unusual paragraph. I’m curious as to just how quickly you can find out what is so unusual about it. It looks so ordinary and plain that you would think nothing was wrong with it. In fact, nothing is wrong with it! It is highly unusual though. Study it and think about it, but you still may not find anything odd. But if you work at it a bit, you might find out. Try to do so without any coaching!
Answer: The letter E doesn’t appear in the paragraph. The letter E is the most common letter used in the English language!