English Riddles & Brainteasers

Who makes it, has no need of it.
Who buys it, has no use for it.
Who uses it can neither see nor feel it.
What is it?
A coffin.
I'm tall when I'm young and I'm short when I'm old. What am I?
A candle.
What has a head and a tail, but no body?
A coin.
If you have me, you want to share me. If you share me, you haven't got me. What am I?
Secret.
Imagine that you are in a boat, in the middle of the sea. Suddenly, you are surrounded by hungry sharks, just waiting to feed on you. How can you put an end to this?
Stop imagining! :)
What is as light as a feather, but even the world's strongest man couldn't hold it for more than a minute?
His breath.
Which weighs more, a pound of feathers or a pound of bricks?
Neither, they both weigh one pound.
A basket contains 5 apples. Do you know how to divide them among 5 kids so that each one has an apple and one apple stays in the basket?
4 kids get an apple (one apple for each one of them) and the fifth kid gets an apple with the basket still containing the apple.
Two mothers and two daughters went out to eat. Everyone ate one burger, yet only three burgers were eaten in all. How is this possible?
They were a grandmother, mother, and daughter.
Jack throws a ball as hard as he can. It comes back to him, even though nothing and nobody touches it. How?
He throws it straight up.
Mary’s father has five daughters – Nana, Nene, Nini, Nono. What is the fifth daughter’s name?
If you answered Nunu, you are wrong! It is Mary! :)
What is so delicate that saying its name breaks it?
Silence
I do not have wings, but I can fly. I don’t have eyes, but I will cry! What am I?
A cloud

Source: brainden.com, icebreakerideas.com

Publish: 2019-04-03 Update: 2019-04-04 | View: 60
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