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Riddles by Jude

 Try to solve these riddles - don't worry if you get stuck the answers are at the bottom of the page...

 

 

Q1. Poor people have it. Rich people need it. It is lower than the lowest thing and if you eat it you will die. What is it?

 

Q2. Ella’s mother has 3 children – 1 is called April and 1 is called June. What is the last child’s name?

 

Q3. I can fall from the highest building and I cannot break, yet if you put me in water my life’s at stake. What am I?

 

Q4. Anyone can hold me, even without their hands, yet no-one can do it for long. What am I?

 

Q5. I am invisible and weigh nothing. If you put me in a barrel it will become lighter. What am I?

 

Q6. I have four fingers and a thumb yet I don’t have flesh, bones, scales or feathers. What am I?

 

Q7. The more there is of me the less you see. What am I?

 

Q8. If a plane crashed on the border of Mexico where would the survivors be buried?

 

Q9. What comes twice in a moment, once in a minute but never in a thousand years?

 

Q10. If there are ten apples and you take away two, how many do you have?

 

Q11. What has wheels and flies yet it is not an aircraft?

 

Q12. What belongs to you but is used mostly by others?

 

Q13. What word in this sentence is misspelled?

 

Q14. The man who made me doesn’t need me. The one that buys me doesn’t want me. The man that uses me doesn’t know. What am I?

 

A1. Nothing

 

A2. Ella

 

A3. A tissue

 

A4. Your breath

 

A5. A hole

 

A6. A glove

 

A7. Darkness

 

A8. Nowhere. They’re alive

 

A9. The letter “m”

 

A10. Two

 

A11. A garbage truck

 

A12. Your name

 

A13. Misspelled

 

A14. A coffin

Well done if you managed to solve some of these riddles - they were tough!