10 Funniest Riddles for everyone to laugh

A riddle is a statement or question not having direct meaning, put forth as a puzzle to be solved. They can be fun to ask in group of friends or family at a dinner table. The trick is to let them squirm a little bit thinking of the possible answers before eventually letting them know the answer! When they finally hear the answer to the clever riddle, there will be a "Ah ha!" moment, which is generally a lot of fun.

Here we brought selected and handpicked funny riddles which can be asked specifically in groups to put everyone into thinking and laughing.

1. How can a man go on 50 days without sleep?
Hover to view answer - He sleeps at night

2. I have cities, but no houses. I have mountains, but no trees. I have water, but no fish. What am I?
Hover to view answer - Map

3. I shave every day, but my beard stays the same. What am I?
Hover to view answer - A barber

4. What can you break, even if you never pick it up or touch it?
Hover to view answer - Promise

5. There’s a one-story house in which everything is yellow. Yellow walls, yellow doors, yellow furniture. What color are the stairs?
Hover to view answer - There aren’t any—it’s a one-story house.

6. I’m tall when I’m young, and I’m short when I’m old. What am I?
Hover to view answer - A candle

7. A man who was outside in the rain without an umbrella or hat didn’t get a single hair on his head wet. Why?
Hover to view answer - He was bald.

8. What has to be broken before you can use it?
Hover to view answer - Egg or Coconut

9. I have keys, but no locks and space, and no rooms. You can enter, but you can’t go outside. What am I?
Hover to view answer - A keyboard

10. How many letters are in the alphabet?
Hover to view answer - There are 11 letters in the words 'the alphabet'

Similar Riddles

There are two arch enemies Messi and Ronaldo who hate each other to an extreme. One day both were going together and a Jeanie appeared in front of them. Jeanie grants 3 wishes to Ronaldo and one to Messi.

Messi replied smartly 'Give me twice whatever Ronaldo demands'.

Ronaldo asked his 1st wish 'Give me 10000 billion dollars. Soon Messi gets 2000 billion dollars.
Ronaldo asked for his 2nd wish 'Give me one mansion in every country in the world. Soon Messi gets two mansions in every country of the world?

What should be Ronaldo's third wish?

Asked by Neha on 02 Mar 2024


Rob is taller than Edwin, and Jurgen is shorter than Rob.
Of only one of the following statements, we now certainly know it is correct:

A.Edwin is taller than Jurgen
B.Jurgen is taller than Edwin
C.It cannot be determined if Jurgen or Edwin is the tallest.

Asked by Neha on 01 Mar 2024

One absent-minded ancient philosopher forgot to wind up his only clock in the house. He had no radio, TV, telephone, internet, or any other means for telling time. So he travelled on foot to his friend's place a few miles down the straight desert road. He stayed at his friend's house for the night and when he came back home, he knew how to set his clock. How did he know?

Asked by Neha on 29 Feb 2024


You are in a room with no metal objects except for two iron rods. Only one of them is a magnet.
How can you identify which one is a magnet?

Asked by Neha on 28 Feb 2024

Cristina was born in 1888. She just had her 30th birthday today how did that happen?

Asked by Neha on 27 Feb 2024

In particular commonwealth games, a female participant won silver and gold medals for a single event.

How can this be possible?

Asked by Neha on 26 Feb 2024


Can you think of a smallest +ve number such that if we shuffle the digits of the number, the new number becomes double the original number?

Asked by Neha on 25 Feb 2024

A new Engineering building containing 100 offices had just been completed. John was hired to paint the numbers 1 to 100 on the doors. How many times will John have to paint the number nine (9)?

Asked by Neha on 24 Feb 2024

How many bricks does it take to complete a building that is 15 feet wide, 30 feet deep, and 12 feet tall made of brick?

Asked by Neha on 23 Feb 2024


Two boys were admitted to a school. When the headmaster asks them about their parents, they tell him that they have same parents (father and mother). On further inquiry, it turns out that they both share the same date for their birthday.

"Are you twins," ask the headmaster.
"No," replies the boys.

Is it possible?

Asked by Neha on 22 Feb 2024

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