We've selected some of the best riddles for teens. See if you can answer them all.
What can stand in place of a country but still fold away in a drawer?See answer
If an electric train is travelling south, which way is the smoke going?See answer
I can be told and can make you crazy. Most people don't like me and think I'm harmful. What am I?See answer
One strand dangles. Two strands twist.
Three or more can fashion this.
Prior to smartphones, people used this to record their lives.See answer
If the day before yesterday is the 23rd, then what is the day after tomorrow.See answer
If you have me, you want to tell me.
If you tell me, you don't have me.
What can you keep after giving it to someone?See answer
What is the last thing you take off before bed?See answer
I am the sweetest and most romantic fruit. What am I?See answer
Poor people have it. Rich people need it. If you eat it you die. What is it?See answer
I start in little but I end in full, you'll find me in half and complete.See answer
What do you have to know to get top grades in geometry?See answer
How do you know that a vampire loves baseball?See answer
What animal has no wings, but yet will fly?See answer
Teenage girls are pros at creating me. Learn me in classes. What am I?See answer
I'm a pie, but I come with pepperoni and cheese.See answer
What is something that can go up quite easily, but is not as easy to bring back down?See answer
What creature starts yellow inside and white outside, then becomes its first five before becoming the whole?See answer
What has to be broken before it can be used?See answer
I don't exist unless you cut me, but if you stab me I won't bleed. I hate no one yet am abhorred by all. What am I?See answer
I am a term used to confirm. But take away my front, my face, I become known as human avarice.See answer
Fuels backyard get-togethers.See answer
What needs to be taken from you before you have it?See answer
I'm unique in one way but you can find two of me in your daily drink. What am I?See answer
It is the time in your life when you simultaneously know everything and nothing at an instance.See answer
Arnold Schwarzenegger has a big one,
Michael J Fox has a small one,
Madonna doesn't have one,
The pope has one but he never uses it,
Bill Clinton has one and he uses it all the time!
What is it?
What can be seen but not touched?See answer
What seven-letter word becomes longer when the third letter is removed?See answer
What is that which, though black itself, enlightens the world without burning?See answer
What fruit never ever wants to be alone?See answer
I am nothing but holes tied to holes, yet am strong as iron.See answer
What did addition say to subtraction when they found each other on Facebook?See answer
What time of day, when written in capital letters, is the same forwards, backwards, and upside down?See answer
I end and begin the day,
Without me, you'll pay.
With the aid of sheep,
All my benefits you shall reap.
If I make you miss class,
You shall not pass!
What am I?
What happens every second, minute, month, and century. But not every hour, week, year, or decade?See answer
Why is a bunny the luckiest animal?See answer
What fruit can you use to sip water?See answer
What word in the English language does the following: the first two letters signify a male, the first three letters signify a female, the first four letters signify a great, while the entire world signifies a great woman. What is the word?See answer
Meat that has been cured by being cut into long, thin strips and dried.See answer
What travels from coast to coast without ever moving?See answer
I have an eye but cannot see.
I'm faster than any man alive and have no limbs.
What am I?
What can be measured but not seen?See answer
Although I’m not a window
I am something you look through
I’m often on a tripod
Things in space I help you view
I can swim but never get wet. I can run but never get tired. I follow you everywhere but never say a word. What am I?See answer
What has you stop on green and go on red?See answer
The cloud is my mother, my father the wind. The lake is my son and the rainbow my bed. What am I?See answer
Who is never hungry during Christmas?See answer
What type of house weighs the least?See answer
What smells the best at thanksgiving dinner?See answer
I help you carry your books. What am I?See answer
Mary's father has 4 daughters. Three are named Nana, Nene, and Nini. What is the fourth daughter's name?See answer
People walk in and out of me. They push and I follow. When they walk out on me, I close up and I stay waiting for the next person to walk into my life when I have a more open mind. What am I?See answer
Besides Paris, what is the capital of France?See answer
Born in an instant. I tell all stories. I can be lost. But I never die. What am I?See answer
What has four legs, but can't walk?See answer
Goes over all the hills and hollows,
Bites hard, but never swallows.
A deep well full of knivesSee answer
It may only be given,
Not taken or bought,
What the sinner desires,
But the saint does not.
What is born long, dies short, and spends its life leaving a trail?See answer
What can't you see, hear or feel, until it's too late.
What shadows love, and shopkeepers hate?
What is easy to get into, and hard to get out of?See answer
What is something you will never see again?See answer
Your parents come over for a surprise breakfast while you are sleeping. You get out pancakes toast maple syrup and jam. What do you open first.See answer
A building where people and stories are on stage.See answer
What is at the end of a rainbow?See answer
A single seater best accompanied by circus music and great balance.See answer
Brings celebrities into your home every night.See answer
I wear a green jacket on the outside, white jacket as a second layer, and a red jacket inside. I am pregnant with a lot of babies. What am I?See answer
I'm so simple I only point,
Yet I guide people all over the world.
What am I?
There's one in every deck of cards and in a famous movie.See answer
I am very afraid of doing scary activities. What am I?See answer
I get stuffed and I get dressed on Thanksgiving. What am I?See answer
Both guys and women enhance their visual organs with this item.See answer
What can you hear but not touch or see?See answer
Is there a 4th of July in England?See answer
What's the largest pencil in the United States?See answer
Why was the Easter Bunny so grumpy?See answer
Poorly behaved children often find themselves sitting in these.See answer
If I drink, I die. If I eat, I am fine. What am I?See answer
I fly away as soon as you set me loose. People around you may slowly move away once they sense my presence. What am I?See answer
Why is 6 afraid of 7?See answer
Poke your fingers in my eyes and I will open wide my jaws.
Linen cloth, quills, or paper, my greedy lust devours them all.
What am I?
I can be flipped and broken but I never move. I can be closed, and opened, and sometimes removed. I am sealed by hands. What am I?See answer
How do you go from 98 to 720 using just one letter?See answer
Makeup for finger tips. What am I?See answer
If 5 cats catch 5 mice in 5 minutes, how long will it take one cat to catch a mouse?See answer
What does the Easter Bunny say when it burps?See answer
I go around all the places; cities, towns and villages, but never come inside. What am I?See answer
What is 123456789?
I never was but am always to be, and everyone looks forward to me.See answer
Needed to jack, but also to carp. I can’t be used In rust, but can in the grass. What am I?See answer
Before Mt. Everest was discovered as the highest mountain in the world, which mountain was the highest?See answer
What can be found at the beginning of eternity the end of time and space the beginning of every end?See answer
Not a comb or a brush but makes the hair feel plush. What is it?See answer
The more you take the more you leave behind.See answer
A young child goes up to a wise man and shocks him by asking him "What one thing do I have that God does not?"See answer
What can you throw but not catch?See answer
This heavy and ancient suit was not worn with a tie, but was always worn in battle.See answer
If Mississippi lent Missouri her New Jersey, what would Delaware?See answer
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