Can You Solve Every One Of These Riddles To *Prove* You're A Genius?

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How many riddles do you know the answers to? Take this quiz to see if you can answer these very tricky questions!

 May 02, 2019

1 of 22Pick Your Answer!

What's at the end of everything?
A period
The letter g

2 of 22Pick Your Answer!

What never asks questions but is often answered?

3 of 22Pick Your Answer!

What time is a quarter 'til half past one?
12:45 am
1:15 pm
1:45 pm

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What makes more as you take them?
Sand grains
Human cells

5 of 22Pick Your Answer!

What is always coming but never arrives?
The future

6 of 22Pick Your Answer!

There's a box without hinges, lock or key, yet golden treasure lies within. What is it?
An oyster
An egg
A clam

7 of 22Pick Your Answer!

What travels alone but is never alone and has a name but doesn't exist?
A hitchhiker
A thief
A shadow

8 of 22Pick Your Answer!

What tastes better than it smells?

9 of 22Pick Your Answer!

What has a face and two hands but no arms or legs?
A fly
A worm
A clock

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What gets wetter as it dries?

11 of 22Pick Your Answer!

What has to be broken before you can use it?
A promise
An egg
A secret

12 of 22Pick Your Answer!

Which month has 28 days?
All of them

13 of 22Pick Your Answer!

What is so delicate that saying its name breaks it?
A secret
A promise

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What kind of tree can you carry in your hand?
A palm tree
A jade tree
A bonsai tree

15 of 22Pick Your Answer!

If an electric train is traveling south, which way is the smoke going?
There's no smoke

16 of 22Pick Your Answer!

When is a door not a door?
When it's ajar
When it's open
When it's a window

17 of 22Pick Your Answer!

Three men were in a boat. It capsized, but only two got their hair wet. Why?
The water was shallow
One landed on his feet
One was bald

18 of 22Pick Your Answer!

Why would a man living in New York not be buried in Chicago?
Because he's living
Because his family lives somewhere else
Because he's not in Chicago

19 of 22Pick Your Answer!

I hold lots of memories, but I own nothing. What am I?
A hitchhiker
A tourist
A photo frame

20 of 22Pick Your Answer!

I have no life, but I can die, what am I?
A candle
A phone
A battery

21 of 22Pick Your Answer!

I'm the end of the colorful rainbow. What am I?
A leprechaun
A pot of gold

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When it rains, I go up. What am I?
The temperature
The windows
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Put your common sense skills to the test and your knowledge skills on the back burner to answer these twenty-two language and logic riddles on this quiz. The answers to some riddles are as plain as the nose on your face, and sometimes all it takes to get them right is to take a step back and look at the big picture. Here's a tip! When trying to solve a riddle don't get bogged down in too many specifics. Just look at the overall picture. If you do that, you'll easily get the correct answers on this fun but challenging quiz!

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