Quiz: Are You Intuitive Enough To Solve These 18 Riddles... Probably Not!

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Are you ready for riddles?

Only someone who knows riddles like the back of their hand will be able to pass this test with flying colors!

 Jan 08, 2019

1 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is full of holes but can still hold water?
A theory
A lie
A sponge

2 of 18Choose Your Answer:

A man pushes his car to a hotel and tells its owner that he is bankrupt. Why?
He owns the hotel
He crashed into the hotel
He is playing Monopoly

3 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What can you hold without ever touching or using your hands?
Water
The wind
Your breath

4 of 18Choose Your Answer:

A plane crashes on the border of the U.S. and Canada. Where do they bury the survivors?
The US
They don't bury anybody
Canada

5 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which is heavier? A pound of feathers or a pound of rocks?
Neither
Rocks
Feathers

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Before Mt. Everest was discovered, what was the highest mountain in the world?
Mt. Kilimanjaro
Mt. Fuji
Mt. Everest

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

In a year, there are 12 months. Seven months have 31 days. How many months have 28 days?
2
12
1

8 of 18Choose Your Answer:

A farmer has 17 sheep and all but nine die. How many are left?
9
8
None

9 of 18Choose Your Answer:

I can predict the score of any football game before it begins. How can I do this?
Because the game hasn't started yet
Because I'm psychic
Because I'm good at guessing

10 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Imagine that you are in a boat, in the middle of the sea. You are surrounded by hungry sharks, just waiting to feed on you. How can you put an end to this?
Start rowing
Stay in the boat and wait until they leave
Stop imagining

11 of 18Choose Your Answer:

When you have me, you immediately feel like sharing me. But, if you do share me, you do not have me. What am I?
The truth
A secret
Money

12 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What kind of room has no doors or windows?
A closet
A bathroom
A mushroom

13 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What gets broken without being held?
A promise
A heart
A brain

14 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What invention lets you look right through a wall?
X-rays
A window
Binoculars

15 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What can you catch but not throw?
Your voice
Cold
Frisbee

16 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is always coming but never arrives?
Tomorrow
Time
Mail

17 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Take off my skin – I won't cry, but you will! What am I?
An onion
A tomato
An orange

18 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What kind of tree can you carry in your hand?
A jade
A palm
A bonsai
WOMEN.COM | Quiz Facts

Riddles are not fact-based questions and they're not trivia either. They are brain teasers that challenge you to think in a different way than you usually do, and that's what can make them difficult!

Put your common sense skills to the test and your knowledge skills on the back burner to answer the 18 language or 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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