10 riddles that play on words
These riddles will make sure they've got their listening ears on! If they don't they're sure to miss out on the details they need to get the answers right. Be sure to read the riddles quickly to really test them out!
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Q. Why can’t a man living in New York be buried in Chicago?
A. Because he’s still living!
Q. How can a man go eight days without sleep?
A. He sleeps during the night.
Q. A man is six feet tall, he's an assistant at the local deli and wears size nine shoes. What does he weigh?
Q. What do these words have in common: Madam, civic, eye, level?
A. If you read them all backwards, they make the same word.
Q. When you have me, you feel like sharing me. If you do share me, you don't have me. What am I?
A. A secret.
Q. I am an insect. The first part of my name is the name of another insect. What am I?
Q. Which part of a boat does a shopaholic like the most?
A. The sail (sale)
Q. What five-letter word becomes shorter when you add two letters to it?
Q. What type of cheese is made backwards?
Q. I am the beginning of the end, and the end of time and space. I am essential to creation, and I surround every place. What am I?
A. The letter e. End, timE, spacE, Every placE