Tricky Riddles

Looking for an exciting and mind-boggling activity? Well, you’ll never go wrong with some tricky riddles. Riddles are definitely not just for kids― it is for all ages! There’s more to it than just being some kind of entertainment. This mind game improves the mental state, especially for children. Here are some tricky riddles that will surely break up your kid’s relationship with his favorite gadget. Learning is much more fun and fascinating with these difficult yet constructive play of words. Are you ready?

Tricky Riddle

If there are 12 fish and half of them drown, how many are there?

Answer: Fishes… they don’t drown.

Tricky Riddle

There was a plane crash every single person died. Who survived?

Answer: Married couples

Tricky Riddle

What do you call a woman who knows where her husband is every night?

Answer: Widow

Tricky Riddle

A man wants to enter an exclusive club, but he doesn’t know the password. Another man walks to the door and the doorman says 12, the man says 6, and is let in. Another man walks up and the doorman says 6, the man says 3, and is let in. Thinking he had heard enough, he walks up to the door and the doorman says 10, he says 5, and he isn’t let in. What should he have said?

Answer: Three. He should have said how many letters were there in the number he said.

Tricky Riddle

A thief enters a shop and threatens the clerk, forcing him to open the safe. The clerk says, “The code for the safe is different every day, and if you hurt me you’ll never get the code”. But the thief manages to guess the code on his own. How did he do it?

Answer: The code is “different”. The clerk told him this.

Tricky Riddle

Bobby likes Jimmy but not Joe, apples but not pears, jeeps but not vans, shinny but not hockey, tennis but not squash. Who will he like, Sara or Sally?

Answer: Sally, he likes everything with double letters.

Tricky Riddle

There were 5 children in a room. Iris drew a picture, Barry played video games, Andrew played chess, and Trina read a book. What is the fifth child, Mindy, doing?

Answer: Mindy is playing chess (with Andrew).

Tricky Riddle

My neighbor Bob is a blacksmith. He is 45 years old, 7 ft. tall, and eats all the time. Guess what does he weigh?

Answer: Iron

Tricky Riddle

A man went outside in the pouring rain with no protection, but not a hair on his head got wet. How come?

Answer: He is bald.

Tricky Riddle

An electric train is traveling north at 150 mph. There is an easterly wind blowing at 30 mph. Which way is the smoke from the train blowing?

Answer: There is no smoke. It’s an electric train.

What’s So Great About Tricky Riddles?

The great thing about riddles is you can actually relate it to everyday experiences. These questions are technically outlined from daily encounters, which makes it very fun and engaging. Riddles also create a closer bond to families and help them acquire knowledge beyond the captivating world of social networks. Admit it, the current generation of children has increasingly become dependent with technology and it’s quite alarming. These naive children are more attracted with fancy graphics than boring books. But if you teach them young, they will realize the importance of natural learning, and sharing riddles with your kids is a good way to start. It’s time to introduce your children to intellectual humor and let them work their brains out.