Quiz: Only Someone With a PhD Can Solve These Riddles. Can You?

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Are you a riddling sleuth?

Do you have a mind for riddles? Are you easily able to solve the trickiest ones? Take this quiz to see how well you mind solves these tricky puzzles!

 Aug 12, 2018
1 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Why would a man living in New York not be buried in Chicago?
Because he's not in Chicago
Because he's not dead
Because he's been creamated
2 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Which month has 28 days?
All of them
February
October
3 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Three men were in a boat. It capsized, but only two got their hair wet. Why?
The water was shallow
One man was bald
Only two fell in the water
4 of 18Choose Your Answer:
If everyone bought a white car, what would we have?
A boring society
A fleet of white cars
A white carnation
5 of 18Choose Your Answer:
When is a door not a door?
When it's a jar
When it slides open
When its made of cloth
6 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What is so delicate that saying its name breaks it?
Promises
Silence
Glass
7 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What kind of tree can you carry in your hand?
A jade tree
A palm
A bonsai
8 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What can make an octopus laugh?
A funny joke
A school of fish
Ten tickles
9 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Which of the following can you catch, but cannot throw?
A frisbee
A cold
A ball
10 of 18Choose Your Answer:
If you threw a white stone into the Red Sea, what would it become?
Wet
Heavy
Red
11 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What has four legs, but can’t walk?
A table
A horse
A crab
12 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What is at the end of a rainbow?
"W"
A leprechaun
A pot of gold
13 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Which word in the dictionary is spelled incorrectly?
Embarrass
Misspelled
Incorrectly
14 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What is the best cure for dandruff?
Head and Shoulders
Baldness
Tea tree oil
15 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Why couldn’t the sailors play cards?
The captain was standing on the deck
Gambling wasn't alllowed
They didn't know how
16 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What is the best thing to do if a bull charges you?
Pay the bull
Run
Hide
17 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Why can’t you play basketball with pigs?
They don't know the rules
They're too short
They hog the ball
18 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Mary’s father has five daughters – Nana, Nene, Nini, Nono. What is the fifth daughter’s name?
Mary
Nanu
Nany
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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