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Any Good at Riddles?

Updated: Sep 10, 2023

Try your hand at this selection of brain teasers. Answers below.

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  1. What occurs once in a minute, twice in a moment, and never in 1,000 years?

  2. What five-letter word has one left when two letters are removed?

  3. What's the difference between a bad marksman and a constipated owl?

  4. What common English verb becomes its own past tense by rearranging its letters?

  5. What do you buy to eat but never consume?

  6. I Start with M, end with X, and have a never-ending amount of letters. What am I?

  7. What is orange and sounds like a parrot? (Finally, an easy one!)

  8. What rock group consists of four famous men, but none of them sing?

  9. What starts with T, ends with T, and has T in it?

  10. Where is the only place where today comes before yesterday?

  11. What type of cheese is made backwards?

  12. What word is pronounced the same if you take away four of its five letters?


And here are the answers to put you out of your misery!

  1. Answer: The letter m.

  2. Answer: Stone.

  3. One shoots but can't hit, the other hoots but can't...

  4. Answer: Eat.

  5. Answer: Cutlery.

  6. Answer: A mailbox.

  7. Answer: A carrot.

  8. Answer: Mount Rushmore.

  9. Answer: Teapot.

  10. Answer: The dictionary.

  11. Answer: Edam.

  12. Answer: Queue.


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