Solving tricky riddles can be a blast for the entire family. With many of us constantly on our phones these days, it's a good call to break free and give our brains a workout. You might be surprised by the positive vibes you get from it. Check out these 20 mind-bending riddles from the web and put your thinking cap on. Think you've got what it takes to crack them? Let's find out!
20 Tricky Riddles That Will Make You Think
1. The Cement Room
Riddle: Imagine you're trapped in a concrete room with no way out, except for a table and a mirror. How do you plan to make your great escape?
Answer: "You look in the mirror and see what you saw, take the saw, and cut the table in half. Two halves make a hole- jump through the hole and you're out."
2. A Tricky Riddle For The Tricky People
Riddle: Think about something you can snooze on, park your behind on, and even use to brush your teeth. What could it be?
Answer: Yep, it's just a bed, a chair, and a toothbrush, simple as that!
3. A War of the Words
Riddle: "What always has four letters, sometimes has nine letters, but never has five letters?"
Answer: Take a close look—this riddle is more of an observation than a question. That's why it doesn't have an answer.
4. Eternal Beginnings
Riddle: "I am the beginning of eternity and the end of time and space. The start of every end and the end of every place. What am I?"
Answer: It's pretty straightforward—it's the letter E.
5. Breakfast at Riddles
Riddle: "It's 7 am. You are asleep and there is a sudden knock on the door. Behind the door are your parents, who came to have breakfast. In your fridge: bread, milk, juice, and a jar of jam. To answer, what will you open first?"
Answer: As you're still in dreamland, your eyes will be the ones cracking open first.
6. No Mouth, And Yet Words Flow
Riddle: "I speak without a mouth and hear without ears. I have nobody, but I come alive with the wind. What am I?"
Answer: If you talk into a canyon, the echo is what you'll hear.
7. Men In Masks
"A man leaves home on foot one evening, makes three left turns, and arrives back home to find two masked men waiting there. Who are they?"
Answer: It's the moment for MLB fans to stand out—because the masked guys are the umpire and the catcher.
Riddle: "There is a cabin in the woods. There are no footprints around the cabin. There are seven people inside that are all dead. They all died at the same time. There is no one else in the cabin. How did the people die?"
Answer: This is the inside of an airplane, and sadly, it crashed.
9. No Siblings
Riddle: "Four men were fishing in a boat on the lake. The boat turned over and all four men sank to the bottom of the lake. And yet, not one single man got wet. How can this be?"
Answer: None of them were unmarried, so no single guys were affected.
11. Bat and Ball
Riddle:"A bat and a ball cost $1.10 in total. The bat costs $1 more than the ball. How much does the ball cost?"
Answer: Just a humble 5 cents.
12. The Man Who Has It All
Riddle: "The man who made it sold it.
The man who bought it did not use it.
The man who used it did not know it.
What is it?"
Answer: Sadly, it is a coffin.
13. Box Of Treasures
Riddle: "A box without hinges, key, or lid, yet golden treasure inside is hidden. What is it?"
Answer: It's an egg.
Riddle: "What has 13 hearts but no other organs?
Answer: A stack of playing cards.
Riddle:"When is a door not a door?"
Answer: When it's slightly open.
16. Railroad Dilemma
Riddle: "Railroad crossing, look out for the cars. Can you spell that, without any R's?"
Answer: It's really simple—T H A T.
Riddle: "A cowboy rides into town on Friday stay for three days and leaves on Friday. How did he do it?"
Answer: Following the same idea as Robinson Crusoe, he decided to name his horse Friday.
18. In a similar vein to Robinson Crusoe, he named his horse Friday
Riddle: "I am your father, but you are not my son. Who are you to me?"
Answer: You're my daughter.
Riddle: "How is it possible to always find what you're looking for in the last place you look?"
Answer: When you discover what you're seeking, you'd stop searching, so it's in the last spot you checked.
Riddle: "A man and his son are in a terrible accident and are rushed to the hospital in critical care. The doctor looks at the boy and exclaims 'I can't operate on this boy, he's my son!' How could this be?"
Answer: The boy's mom is the surgeon.