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13 Easy Riddles (with Answers) Anyone Can Solve

Looking for a low-key challenge? You're probably not going to have to scratch your head very much to solve these easy riddles.

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An island

What do the letter T and an island have in common?

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Answer

You’ll find both of them in the middle of water.

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A question of time

I’m the rare case when today comes before yesterday. What am I?

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Answer

A dictionary. Doing well with these easy riddles so far? Try these 11 literary riddles.

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Circular logic

What goes all the way around the world but stays in a corner?

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Answer

A stamp.

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Giveaway

You cannot keep me until you have given me. What am I?

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Answer

Your word. After these easy riddles, check out these word puzzles that will leave you stumped.

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A question of size

What gets bigger the more you take away?

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Answer

A hole.

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A handy question

What has four fingers and a thumb, but isn’t alive?

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Answer

A glove. Now, can you solve this tricky numbers riddle in less than a minute?

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Sharing

If you have me, you will want to share me. If you share me, you will no longer have me. What am I?

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Answer

A secret.

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All wet

What gets wet when drying?

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Answer

A towel. For more of a challenge after these easy riddles, try these detective riddles only the smartest can solve.

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Word play

What two words, added together, contain the most letters?

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Answer

Post office.

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Tricky question

What has a head and a tail, but no body?

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Answer

A coin.

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A timely question

What comes once in a minute, twice in a moment, but never in a thousand years?

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Answer

The letter M. Now, switch up these easy riddles with a math challenge.

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Spare change

Two coins add up to 30 cents. One isn’t a nickel. What are they?

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Answer

A quarter and a nickel. The statement said that only one of the coins wasn’t a nickel.

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Beard

I shave every day, but my beard stays the same. Who am I?

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Answer

A barber. All warmed up with these easy riddles? Next, give your brain more of a test with 25 of the hardest riddles ever.

[Sources: Thethings.com, Babamail.com]