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Riddles

Are you clever enough to solve these riddles and brain teasers?


What travels the world but remains in the corner?

Answer
A stamp

What gets wetter the more it dries?

Answer
A towel

As light as air, but even the strongest can’t hold me for long. What am I?

Answer
One’s breath

I am not alive, but I grow; I don’t have lungs, but I need air; I don’t have a mouth, but water kills me. What am I?

Answer
Fire

This happens once a minute, twice in a lifetime, but not once in a hundred thousand years.

Answer
The letter I

The town butcher is 6′ 4″ tall wears a size XL jacket and a size 36 pants. What does he weigh?

Answer
Meat

I’m full of holes and yet hold water. What am I?

Answer
A sponge

What belongs to you but everyone else uses it more?

Answer
Your name

Where can you find forests without trees, rivers without water and cities without people?

Answer
On a map

What kind of coat is best put on wet?

Answer
A coat of paint