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Riddle of the Day

Can you solve the daily riddle below?

(answers will be posted at the end of each week)

Week 8

Monday 11th May

A hole leading in, a hole leading out, we connect to a cavern that is slimy all throughout. What are we? (clue: you have one!)

Tuesday 12th May

Never resting, never still. Moving silently from hill to hill. It does not walk, run or trot. All is cool where it is not. What is it?

Wednesday 13th May

What can you catch but never throw?

Thursday 14th May

What kind of nut has no shell?

Friday 15th May

What animal is most likely to eat a relative?

Week 7

Monday 4th May

How does Yoda shave?

Tuesday 5th May

I can be cracked, I can be made.

I can be told, I can be played. What am I?

Wednesday 6th May

What question can someone ask all day long, always get completely different answers and yet all the answers could be correct?

What am I?

Thursday 7th May

What kind of bars won't keep a prisoner in jail?

Friday 8th May

What 8 letter word can have a letter taken away and it still makes a word? Take another letter away and it still makes a word. Keep on doing that until you have one letter left. What is the word?

Week 6

Monday 27th April

I am strong enough to sink ships yet I fear the sun.

What am I?

Tuesday 28th April

What can be found at the centre of the Earth?

Wednesday 29th April

I reach for the sky but clutch to the ground,

Sometimes I leave but I'm always around.

What am I?

Thursday 30th April

The more you take, the more you leave behind. What am I?

Friday 1st May

What two things can you never have for breakfast?

Week 5

Monday 20th April

What is as light as a feather but if you hold it for too long, you may pass out!

Tuesday 21st April

What type of cheese is made backward?

Wednesday 22nd April

I come out at night without being called and I'm lost in the day without being stolen. What am I?

Thursday 23rd April

The more you have of it, the less you see.

What is it?

Friday 24th April

What has a bottom at the top?

Week 4

Monday 13th April

What is so delicate that saying its name breaks it?

Tuesday 14th April

A boy was rushed to hospital. The doctor saw the boy and said, "I cannot operate on this boy. He is my son." However, the doctor was not the boy's father. How could this be?

Wednesday 14th April

We see it once in a year, twice in a week but never in a day. 

What is it?

Thursday 15th April

It is always coming but it never arrives. What is it?

Friday 16th April

I have a face but no eyes. I have hands but no fingers.

What am I?

Week 3

Monday 6th April

Tall I am young, short I am old,

With life I do glow, wind's breath is my foe.

What am I?

Tuesday 7th April

Take me out and scratch my head,

What once was red is black instead!

What am I?

Wednesday 8th April

All day I am headless but I get it back at night!

What am I?

(Clue: You have one in your bedroom!)

Thursday 9th April

What is full of holes but can still hold water?

Friday 10th April

I'm flat as a leaf and round as a ring,

I have two eyes but can't see a thing!

(Clue: The eyes are really holes!)

Week 2

Monday 30th March

What begins with T, ends with T and has T in it?

Tuesday 31st March

Each morning I appear to lie at your feet,
On a bright sunny day we're most likely to meet.
All day I will follow, no matter how fast you run,
Yet I nearly perish in the midday sun.
What am I?

Wednesday 1st April

Mary's father has five daughters.

Nana, Nene, Nini, Nono, and ____.
What is the fifth daughter's name?

Thursday 2nd April

It belongs to you but others "use" it more than you do.
What is it?

Friday 3rd April

Poor people have it.

Rich people need it.

If you eat it, you die!

What is it?

Week 1

Monday 23rd March

What has to be broken before it can be used?


Tuesday 24th March

What is always in front of you but can't be seen?


Wednesday 25th March

What occurs once in a lifetime, twice in a moment but never in one hundred years?


Thursday 26th March

What travels around the world but stays in one spot?


Friday 27th March

I am an odd number. Take away a letter and I become even. What number am I?