Quiz: Can You Get These 16 Riddles Everyone Should Know?

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Are you one for riddles?

Find out if you're as smart as you think you are by taking this quiz and answering these classic riddles.

 Sep 23, 2017

1 of 16Pick your answer!

The poor have it, the rich need it and if you eat it you’ll die. What is it?
Food
Money
Nothing

2 of 16Pick your answer!

You heard me before, yet you hear me again. Then I die, ’till you call me again. What am I?
A salesman
A phone call
An echo

3 of 16Pick your answer!

Until I am measured I am not known, yet how you miss me when I have flown. What am I?
Time
A lover
Family

4 of 16Pick your answer!

When young, I am sweet in the sun. When middle-aged, I make you gay. When old, I am valued more than ever. What am I?
Music
Food
Wine

5 of 16Pick your answer!

I have four legs but no tail. Usually I am heard only at night. What am I?
A frog
A dog
An insect

6 of 16Pick your answer!

You throw away the outside and cook the inside. Then you eat the outside and throw away the inside. What did you eat?
Ice cream
Meat
Corn

7 of 16Pick your answer!

What’s black when it’s clean and white when it’s dirty?
A blackboard
Furniture
Shoes

8 of 16Pick your answer!

What has a head, a tail, is brown, and has no legs?
A fish
A frog
A penny

9 of 16Pick your answer!

The more you have of it, the less you see. What is it?
Illness
Darkness
Anxiety

10 of 16Pick your answer!

The one who makes it, sells it. The one who buys it, never uses it. The one that uses it doesn’t know about it. What is it?
A car
A coffin
Water

11 of 16Pick your answer!

What is in seasons, seconds, centuries and minutes but not in decades, years or days?
Time
The letter ‘N’
Hours

12 of 16Pick your answer!

What comes at night without being called, and leaves in the day?
Stars
Criminals
Night-shift workers

13 of 16Pick your answer!

What is always coming and never arrives?
Monday
The future
A late person

14 of 16Pick your answer!

What runs but never walks, murmurs but never talks, has a bed but never sleeps, has a mouth but never eats?
A river
A bus
A hungry child

15 of 16Pick your answer!

What walks on four legs in the morning, two legs at noon and three legs in the evening.
A bird
A turtle
A human

16 of 16Pick your answer!

I build up castles. I tear down mountains. I make some men blind. I help others to see. What am I?
Sand
Glasses
Wood
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