Quiz: Even a Doctorate of Philosophy Can't Ace This Ultimate Riddles Test

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What has a face and two hands but no arms or legs?

We all love a good riddle or two, but are you smart enough to ace this ultimate riddles test that even a Doctorate of Philosophy can't pass?

 Jul 11, 2020

1 of 18Solve the riddle!

Can a man from Hawaii marry his widow's sister in Japan?
No
Yes

2 of 18Solve the riddle!

What do you throw out when you need it but put away when you don't?
Towel
Anchor
Flag

3 of 18Solve the riddle!

What gets bigger the more you take away from it?
Hole
Rice
Cheese

4 of 18Solve the riddle!

What number is twice the sum of its digits?
25
13
18

5 of 18Solve the riddle!

I have hands. I can move, but I cannot clap. What am I?
Scarecrow
Clock
Jack in the Box

6 of 18Solve the riddle!

I am an odd number, but remove one letter and I become even. What number am I?
Nine
Seven
Thirteen

7 of 18Solve the riddle!

What do you see once in a year, twice in a week, but only twice in forever?
The letter E
February 29
A shooting star

8 of 18Solve the riddle!

What has two ends but no beginning?
Circle
Pole
Rope

9 of 18Solve the riddle!

What gets broken without being held?
Ice
Air
Promise

10 of 18Solve the riddle!

I am black when clean and white when dirty. What am I?
Chalkboard
Window
Television

11 of 18Solve the riddle!

What runs around a house but does not move?
Fence
Electricity
Water

12 of 18Solve the riddle!

I have a head and no body, but I do have a tail. What am I?
Coin
Sperm
Iceberg

13 of 18Solve the riddle!

If you are running in a race and pass the second place person, what place are you in?
First place
Third place
Second place

14 of 18Solve the riddle!

What has a bed but doesn't sleep and a mouth but never eats?
River
Shadow
Shoreline

15 of 18Solve the riddle!

A certain crime is punishable if attempted but not punishable if committed. What is it?
Suicide
Homicide
Identify theft

16 of 18Solve the riddle!

No sooner spoken than broken. What is it?
Secret
Silence
Letter

17 of 18Solve the riddle!

I'm light as a feather, yet the strongest man can't hold me for much more than a minute.
Breath
Promise
Sunlight

18 of 18Solve the riddle!

Throw me off the highest building, and I won't break. But put me in the ocean, and I will. What am I?
Rainfall
Tissue
Ice
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