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Riddles - Englische Rätsel

Riddle 1
Which has more legs, a cow or no cow?

Riddle 2
Where are kings usually crowned?

Riddle 3
Three large women went walking under one umbrella, but none of them got wet. Why?

Riddle 4
Why does a cow go over a hill?

Riddle 5
Is it safe to write a letter on an empty stomach?

Riddle 6
Why did Adam bite the apple that Eve gave to him?

Riddle 7
What does a hen do when she stands on one foot?

Riddle 8
What has five eyes, but cannot see?

Riddle 9
What is that by losing an eye nothing left but a nose?

Riddle 10
What is that you brake when you name it?

Riddle 11
Who was the fastest runner in the bible?

Riddle 12
What kind of an umbrella does the President’s wife carry on a rainy day?

Riddle 13
What is the best way to keep fish from smelling?

Riddle 14
What ship is always managed by more than one person?

Riddle 15
Why do white sheep eat so much more than black ones?

Riddle 16
What’s the difference between a lemon and a white elephant?

Riddle 17
Who are the largest two ladies in the United States?

Riddle 18
Two Indians are standing on a hill, and one is the father of the other’s son? What relation are the two Indians to each other?

Riddle 19
As long as I eat, I live; but when I drink, I die.

Riddle 20
What were the Chicago gangster’s last words?

Riddle 21
What is always coming but never arrives?

Riddle 22
What is worse than finding a worm in apple?

Riddle 23
Why has the giraffe such a long neck?

Riddle 24
A man was locked in a room which had nothing in except a piano.
How did he get out?

Riddle 25
How long will an eight-day clock run without winding?

Riddle 26
Which moves faster, heat or cold?

Riddle 27
What comes with an auto, is of no use to an auto, and yet the auto cannot run without it?

Riddle 28
What is found in the middle of both America and Australia?

Riddle 29
I have five noses, six mouths and seven ears. What am I?

Riddle 30
What makes a road broad?

Riddle 31
Why can we send no more dispatches to Washington?

Riddle 32
Have you ever heard of a baby raised on elephant’s milk?

Riddle 33
Who is bigger, Mrs. Bigger or her baby?

Riddle 34
Where can you always find sympathy?

Riddle 35
What is the hardest thing about learning to ride a bicycle?

Riddle 36
What is that was given to you, belongs to you exclusively, and yet is used more by your friends than by yourself?

Riddle 37
What is full of holes and yet holds water?

Riddle 38
What can be right but never wrong?

Riddle 39
What would happen to a man if he swallowed his teaspoon?

Riddle 40
What can be broken without being hit or dropped?

Riddle 41
What time is it when an elephant sits on a fence?

Riddle 42
What’s the definition of minimum?

Riddle 43
How can a man fall off a fifty-foot ladder and not be hurt?

Riddle 44
What has four legs and flies in the air?

Riddle 45
What always ends everything?

Riddle 46
What runs around town all day and lies under the bed at night with its tongue hanging out?

Riddle 47
What ends with E, begins with P, and has a thousand letters?

Riddle 48
Which two letters of the alphabet have nothing between them?

Riddle 49
Where does Friday come before Thursday?

Riddle 50
When was B the first letter of the alphabet?

Riddle 51
Tommy Tucker took two strings and tied two turtles to two tall trees. How many T’s are in that?

Riddle 52
What starts with T, ends with T, and is full of Tea?

Riddle 53
What do you call an elephant that flies?

Riddle 54
What is that one needs most in the long run?

Riddle 55
What do you give an elephant with big feet?

Riddle 56
What would you do if you swallowed a light bulb?

Riddle 57
Luke had it first, Paul had it last; boys never have it, girls have it but once; Miss Sullivan had it twice in the same place, but when she married Pat Murphy she never had it again.

Riddle 58
What’s the difference between a biscuit and an elephant?

Riddle 59
How do you get an elephant into a matchbox?

Riddle 60
What did the big chimney say to the little chimney?

Riddle 61
How can you tell if there’s an elephant in the refrigerator?

Riddle 62
When do elephants have eight feet?

Riddle 63
What do you call a play that’s acted by ghosts?

Riddle 64
What did the barman say when the ghost asked for a drink?

Riddle 65
What do you call a wicked old woman who lives by the sea?

Riddle 66
Why does a witch ride on a broom?

Riddle 66
What’ a vampire’s favourite tourist spot?

Riddle 67
What do seamonsters eat?

Riddle 68
What did the boy octopus say to the girl octopus?

Riddle 69
Why do people go to bed?

Riddle 70
Who invented the five day week?

Riddle 71
What’s yellow and black with red spots?

Riddle 72
What’s the longest word in the dictionary?

Riddle 73
What’s the difference between a dog and a flea?

Riddle 74
When is it bad luck to have black cat follow you?

Riddle 75
What can you put in the fridge that will stay hot?

Riddle 76
Should you stir your tea with your left hand or right?

Riddle 77
What’s black and white and noisy?

Riddle 78
Why will television never take the place of newspaper?

Riddle 80
If a man is born in Turkey, grows up in Italy, comes to America and dies in Chicago, what is he?

Riddle 81
What are the best steps to take when you meet an escaped lion?

Riddle 82
What did the skunk say when the wind changed direction?

Riddle 83
What is a bird after he is four days old?

Riddle 84
On which side does a chicken have most feathers?

Riddle 85
What is always coming but never arrives?

Riddle 86
What grows bigger the more you take from it?

Riddle 87
What can fall on water without of getting wet?

Riddle 88
What always goes to bed with his shoes on?

Riddle 89
What’s yellow on the inside and green on the outside?

Riddle 90
What did you get when you cross a carrier pigeon with a woodpecker?

Riddle 91
Why do birds fly to south in winter?

Riddle 92
What is a complete waste of time?

Riddle 93
How should you dress on a cold day?

Riddle 94
What’s the best way to keep water out of the house?

Riddle 95
What is the reddest side of an apple?

Riddle 96
Ask a question that cannot be answered „Yes".

Riddle 97
How can you tell which end of a worm is his head?

Riddle 98
What does everyone have that can always count on?

Riddle 99
Why is this riddle the last in the book?

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