Riddles – answers

  1. What English word retain the same pronunciation, even after you take away four of it’s five letters? Queue
  2. What gets bigger every time you take from it? A hole
  3. I never ask questions but I am always answered. What am I? A doorbell/phone
  4. An English word has six letters, remove one letter and twelve remains.  What am I? Dozens
  5. What question can you never answer yes to? Are you asleep?
  6. What is full of holes but can still hold a lot of water? A sponge
  7. A man is pushing his car along the road. When he comes to a hotel he shouts, “I’m bankrupt!” Why? He is playing Monopoly
  8. You can see me in water but I never get wet. What am I? A reflection
  9. I am a three-digit number. My tens digit is five more than my ones digit. My hundreds digit is eight less than my tens digit. What number am I? 194
  10. Divide 110 into two parts so that one will be 150 percent of the other.  What are the two numbers? 44 and 66
  11. What 3-digit number (including a decimal point) will give you the same answer whether you subtract five or divide by five? 6.25
  12. Forward I’m heavy backward I’m not. What am I? Ton
  13. Runs smaller than any rhyme, loves to fall but cannot climb. What am I? Water
  14. Take me and scratch my head. What once was red is black instead. What am I? A match

April – May 2022