Quiz: We Can Guess Your Intelligence Based On This Basic Riddles Test


Are you a closeted genius?

Find out if you're really as smart as you think by using logic to problem-solve your way through these riddles.

 Sep 14, 2017

1 of 15Pick your answer!

Two bodies have I, though both joined in one. The more still I stand, the quicker I run. What am I?
An hourglass
A cloud
A river

2 of 15Pick your answer!

Lovely and round, I shine with pale light, grown in the darkness, a lady’s delight. What am I?
A diamond
An orange
A pearl

3 of 15Pick your answer!

What is it that given one, you’ll have either two or none?
A choice
An answer
A friend

4 of 15Pick your answer!

Walk on the living, they don’t even mumble. Walk on the dead, they mutter and grumble. What are they?
Fallen leaves

5 of 15Pick your answer!

What has roots as nobody sees, is taller than trees, up, up it goes, and yet never grows?
A building
A mountain
A castle

6 of 15Pick your answer!

I have a hundred legs, but cannot stand, a long neck but no head; I ease the maid’s life. What am I?
A cloth
A pot
A broom

7 of 15Pick your answer!

What has four wheels and flies?
A dog
A bus
A garbage truck

8 of 15Pick your answer!

I am the hole in the night, the ever watchful eye. I return in a cycle, to enlighten the sky. What am I?
The moon
The stars
The sun

9 of 15Pick your answer!

No sooner spoken than broken. What am I?
A secret
A promise

10 of 15Pick your answer!

You can see nothing else, when you look in my face, I will look you in the eye and I will never lie. What am I?
A reflection
A mother
A book

11 of 15Pick your answer!

I blind you, I give you food, I give you light, I give you death, I give you life, I am always there, I am never there. What am I?
The moon
The wind
The sun

12 of 15Pick your answer!

People are hired to get rid of me. I’m often hiding under your bed. In time I’ll always return you see. Bite me and you’re surely dead. What am I?

13 of 15Pick your answer!

Always wax, yet always wane: I melt, succumbed to the flame. Lighting darkness, with fate unblest, I soon devolve to shapeless mess. What am I?
A lightbulb
A match
A candle

14 of 15Pick your answer!

What has a forest but no trees, cities but no people and rivers but no water?
A fictional country
A different planet
A map

15 of 15Pick your answer!

What runs smoother than any rhyme, and loves to fall but cannot climb?
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