Quiz: These Riddles Will Make You Think Harder Than You Ever Have Before

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If you're a champion at difficult riddles and brain teasers, you'll have no problem figuring out the questions on this quiz!

 Jun 24, 2018
1 of 18Choose Your Answer:
How many months have 28 days?
12
1
3
2 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Beth’s mother has three daughters. One is named Lara, the other one is Sara. What is the name of the third daughter?
Beth
Mara
Tara
3 of 18Choose Your Answer:
You walk across a bridge and you see a boat full of people yet there isn’t a single person on board. How is that possible?
All the people are ghosts
All the people are married
All the people went overboard
4 of 18Choose Your Answer:
If there are 3 apples and you take away 2, how many do you have?
0
1
2
5 of 18Choose Your Answer:
If an electric train is going east at 60 miles an hour and there is a strong westerly wind, which way does the smoke from the train drift?
South
West
There' no smoke
6 of 18Choose Your Answer:
My name is Ruger, I live on a farm. There are four other dogs on the farm with me. Their names are Snowy, Flash, Speedy and Brownie. What do you think the fifth dog’s name is?
Sparky
Bowser
Ruger
7 of 18Choose Your Answer:
A boy fell off a 30 meter ladder but did not get hurt. Why not?
He fell off the bottom step.
He fell into a pool
He fainted on the way down
8 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Railroad crossing, watch out for the cars, how do you spell that without any R’s?
Cossing
Aiload
That
9 of 18Choose Your Answer:
There is a dog on one side of a lake and a woman on the other. The woman calls the dog over and when he gets there he is not wet at all. How is this possible?
He walked around it
The lake is frozen
10 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What is at the end of every rainbow?
A pot of gold
The letter “W”
A leprechaun
11 of 18Choose Your Answer:
How many people are dead in a standard grave yard?
10,000
Everybody
5000
12 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What type of cheese is made backwards?
Brie
Cheddar
Edam
13 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What has to be broken before you can use it?
An egg
A promise
A heart
14 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Three men were in a boat. It capsized, but only two got their hair wet. Why?
One clung to the boat
The water wasn't deep
One was bald
15 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Where does Friday come before Thursday?
In the dictionary
In February
On Friday
16 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What is so delicate that saying its name breaks it?
Silence
Glass
A promise
17 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Which building has the most stories?
The library
A skyscraper
18 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What do you see once in a year, twice in a week, but only twice in forever?
Yourself
The letter "E"
Your family
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