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Test Your Riddle Solving Chops With This Fun Quiz!

Riddles are a great way to use your rational thinking skills that may need some dusting off. Here are 10 difficult, but not impossible, riddles that may stump or surprise you!


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1. Johnny 's mother had three children. The first child was named April. The second child was named May.  .. What was the third child's name?


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Johnny, of course.

2. There is a clerk at the butcher shop, he is five feet ten inches tall and he wears size 13 sneakers... What does he weigh? 


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3. Before Mt. Everest was discovered... what was the highest mountain in the world? 


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Mt. Everest; it just wasn't discovered yet!

4. How much soil is there in a hole... that measures two feet by three feet by four feet? 


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There is no soil in a hole.

5. What word in the English Language... is always spelled incorrectly? 


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6. Billy was born on December 28th, yet his birthday is always in the summer.  ... How is this possible? 


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Billy lives in the Southern Hemisphere.

7. In California, you cannot take a picture of a man with a wooden leg.  ... Why not? 


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You can't take pictures with a wooden leg. You need a camera to take pictures.

8. What was the President's Name... in 1975? 


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Same as is it now - Barack Obama [Oh, come on...]

9. If you were running a race... and you passed the person in 2nd place, what place would you be in now? 


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You would be in 2nd. Well, you passed the person in second place, not first.

10. Which is correct to say... "The yolk of the eggs are white" or "The yolk of the eggs is white"? 


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Neither, the yolk of an egg is yellow. [Duh]

What's Your Score? 

0:  Back to riddle school with you! Next time, try and think a bit more outside the box, we know you can do it!

1-3: You're a novice riddler, who still misses most but is starting to grasp the basics of riddling. 

4-6: You're a riddler in the making, no doubt about it! Your ability to think outside the conventional answers is quite impressive, good for you!

7-10: Are you some kind of super riddler? How did you DO that?? We take our respective hats off before your mighty riddling powers, and can only hope you can teach us your clever, clever ways.

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