# Riddles

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1 point
Two sisters are we, one is dark and one is fair In twin towers dwelling we're quite the pair One from land and one from sea Tell us truly, who are we?
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1 point
What is that which goes with a car, comes with a car, is of no use to a car, and yet the car cannot go without it?
3.
1 point
There is a word and six letters it contains. Take one away and twelve is what remains. What is it?

(It is one word)
4.
5 points
We hurt without moving. We poison without touching. We bear the truth and the lies. We are not to be judged by our size. What are we?

(The answer is only one word)
5.
1 point
I am a mother and a father, but have never given birth. I’m rarely still, but I never wander. What am I?
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1 point
Everyone has it. Those who have it least don’t know that they have it. Those who have it most wish they had less of it, But not too little or none at all.

What is it?
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1 point
You will always find me in the past. I can be created in the present, but the future will never taint me.

What am I?
8.
1 point
If a green man lives in a green house, a purple man lives in a purple house, a blue man lives in a blue house, a yellow man lives in a yellow house, a black man lives in a black house. Who lives in a white house?
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1 point
There is a basket full of hats. 3 of them are white and 2 of them are black. There are 3 men Tom, Tim, and Jim. They each take a hat out of the basket and put it on their heads without seeing the hat they selected or the hats the other men selected. The men arrange themselves so Tom can see Tim and Jim's hats, Tim can see Jim's hat, and Jim can't see anyone's hat.

Tom is asked what color his hat is and he says he doesn't know.
Tim is asked the same question, and he also doesn't know.
Finally, Jim is asked the question, and he does know.

What color is his hat?
10.
1 point
What is next in this sequence: JFMAMJJASON_?

(Just put one letter)
11.
1 point
A wealthy man lives alone in a small cottage. Being partially handicapped, he had everything delivered to his cottage. The mailman was delivering a letter one Thursday when he noticed that the front door was ajar. Through the opening he could see the man's body lying in a pool of dried blood. When a police officer arrived he surveyed the scene. On the porch were two bottles of warm milk, Monday's newspaper, a catalog, flyers, and unopened mail. The police officer suspects it was foul play. Who does he suspect and why?
12.
1 point
What flattens all mountains, wipes out all species, destroys every building, and turns everything to pieces?

(It's only one word)
13.
1 point
What has no beginning, no end and nothing in the middle?
14.
1 point
What is the longest word in the dictionary?

(It is one word. (Obviously))
15.
1 point
What is worth more than gold, is hard to find but easy to lose?
16.
5 points
What has hands but can't clap?

(It's one word and it's not a clock)
17.
1 point
What is it that no man ever yet did see, which never was, but always is to be?
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1 point
If a blue house is made out of blue bricks, a yellow house is made out of yellow bricks and a pink house is made out of pink bricks, what is a green house made of?
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5 points
(Harry Potter Riddle) You enter the final chamber. Purple flames blocked the way back and black flames blocked the way forward. There are seven bottles on the table. The largest one is on the second to the right side and the two smallest ones are the ones third from the left and on the rightmost side. You read a paper that says:

Danger lies before you, while safety lies behind,
One among us seven will let you move ahead,
Another will transport the drinker back instead,
Two among our number hold only nettle wine,
Three of us are killers, waiting hidden in line.
Choose, unless you wish to stay here for evermore,
First, however slyly the poison tries to hide
You will always find some on nettle wine’s left side;
Second, different are those who stand at either end,
But if you would move onwards, neither is your friend;
Third, as you see clearly, all are different size,
Neither dwarf nor giant holds death in their insides;
Fourth, the second left and the second on the right
Are twins once you taste them, though different at first sight.

Which bottle sends you forward?
(Only type in the numbers like the following:
0
8
9)
20.
1 point
What flies when it’s born, lies when it’s alive, and runs when it’s dead?
21.
5 points
See the TURTLE of enormous mass!
Even a child like you must sense
what, when good, is the BEST offense.
22.
5 points
Drake lies on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Tuesdays on Twitter and tells the truth every other day. Mill lies on Fridays, Thursdays and Saturadys but tells the truth every other day.
Drake tweets: Yesterday I was lying.
Mill tweets: So was I
Which day of the week did they have their conversation?
(Remember that one could be lying)
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1 point
There is bomb on top of a computer; around the computer are a hairbrush, keys, phone and a cup. When the explosion comes, what item destroyed first?
24.
1 point
I'm where yesterday follows today and tomorrow is in the middle. What am I?
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1 point
As I was going to St. Ives,
I met a man with seven wives,
Kits, cats, sacks, and wives,
How many were there going to St. Ives?
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1 point
A dead body is found at the bottom of a multistory building. Seeing the position of the body, it is evident that the person jumped from one of the floors, committing suicide. A homicide detective is called to look after the case. He goes to the first floor and walks in the room facing the direction in which the body was found. He opens the window in that direction and flips a coin towards the floor. Then he goes to the second floor and repeats the process. He keeps on doing this until he reaches the last floor. Then, when he climbs down he tells the team that it is a murder not suicide. How did he come to know that it was a murder?
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1 point
What has a head, a tail, is brown, and has no legs?
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1 point
I don't have eyes, but once I did see. Once I had thoughts, but now I'm white and empty.

What am I?
29.
1 point
There are two sisters: one gives birth to the other and she, in turn gives birth to the first. Who are the sisters?
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1 point
Who makes it has no need for it. Who buys it has no use for it. Who uses it but can't see nor feel it. What is it?

(It's one word)
31.
5 points
You and your nasty, 99 relatives are invited to the reading of your uncle's will. He want's to leave all of his riches to you but he knows that if he gives it directly then your relatives will pester you forever. He taught you everything you have to know about riddles so he left a note in his will.

"I have created a puzzle. If all 100 answer it together then you will split the money evenly. However, if you are the first to find the pattern and solve the problem without doing any legwork then you will have all the money to yourself. Good luck."

The lawyer takes you and your relatives to a room with 100 lockers which each contains a single word. Each relative is assigned to a certain number from 1 to 100. Heir 1 will open all the lockers. Heir two will close every second locker. Heir three will change the status of every third locker. So if the locker is open, they will close it and if it is closed they will open it. The pattern will continue until all 100 of you have gone. The words in the lockers that remain open in the end will contain the clue to opening the safe full of his riches. Before Cousin Thaddeus can open the locker, you stop him and say you know which lockers will remain open. You open the lockers: 1, 4, 9, 16, 25, 36, 49, 64, 81, and 100. The clue is: "The code is the first five lockers touched only twice." What are the numbers for the code?
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1 point
Take away my first letter, and I still sound the same. Take away my last letter, I still sound the same. Even take away my letter in the middle, I will still sound the same. I am a five letter word. What word am I?