Teenagers may still be minors, but it is no minor thing to make sure their minds are stimulated. Help sharpen their minds with these riddles for teens with answers! Teenagers will love the challenge of these engaging and funny riddles for teens. It is now harder than ever to keep teens focused and interested and schools often do not effectively teach students critical and creative thinking.

Good riddles for teens will not only be of interest to teenagers, but they will challenge them to think differently and creatively in order to find solutions that are not obvious. These riddles are grouped into three categories: one general category of riddles for teens, followed by funny riddles for teens and hard riddles for teens (for those who need an extra challenge). Enjoy!

Riddles for Teens with Answers

I have no doors but I have keys, I have no rooms but I do have a space, you can enter but you can never leave. What am I?

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A keyboard

While a cat was outside, it started to downpour. The cat couldn’t find any shelter and got completely soaked by the rain, yet not a single hair was wet. How could this be?

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It was a hairless cat

What do teens say when they have trouble with even numbers in their math class?

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I can’t even

What do you find at the end of the line?

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The letter E

I call the trees my home, yet I never go inside, and if I ever fall off the tree I will be surely be dead.

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The leaves

Exercise the mind with these sports riddles. Or get your cuteness on with these super cute riddles.

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Emily was gossiping with her friends and told them that she was sure Josh was a drunk because she always saw his car parked in front of the bar. Josh overheard this and decided he was going to use his car to get back at her by making everyone think she was easy. How did he do this?

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He parked his car in front of Emily’s house and left it there all night, night after night

Math teacher: I have 2 apples in one hand, one in the other and one on my lap but it doesn’t keep the doctor away and cannot be safely eaten. What kind of apples do I have?

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Apple products (iPhone, Mac, etc.)

John was going to a party and, as he approached, he could see in the windows that it was completely packed with people. He went inside only to discover that there wasn’t a single person in there. How could this be?

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Everyone was married

If a teacher, parent and coach aren’t able to make a spoiled teenager cry, then all you have to do is cut me with a knife and the teen’s tears will start to flow. You can eat me, but don’t dare to take a bite out of me. Who or what am I?

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An onion

Why did the teenager’s report card become very cold and freeze?

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Because it was full of low C’s and F’s

I sound so cool and people all over the world come again and again to see me. Most people spend years with me but you can’t be too old or young to come see me, unless you decide to make me part of your career? I am able to make you smarter and wealthier too. What am I?

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Experiment with these science riddles!

What did the troubled math book say to the calculator, puzzle, and dictionary?

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I have too many problems

I am a teacher but I have a problem. Every time the students come into my class my eyes bounce and flutter all over the place. Why is this?

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Because the teacher can’t control her pupils

How many teenagers does it take to empty the trash, take it out, and put in a new garbage bag?

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No idea, they don’t do it

What social media website is a favorite among teens who don’t like to share their bedrooms?

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Two fathers were talking. The father of a teenager was complaining about his son but the other father said that his son is perfect. He’s not bossy, he’s not impulsive, he’s not disrespectful, he doesn’t have anger issues. How can his son be so perfect?

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His son is only 2 months old

If Bethany drank a half cup of wine, and Maria drank a fourth cup of wine, who drank more?

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Maria, because she drank four cups of wine

Looking for something a bit younger? Try these riddles for kids
And keep them thinking positive by sharing with them this very nicely crafted list of positive words

Funny Riddles for Teens

funny riddles for teens

When you’re a teenager, what do you want to do above all else? Have fun of course! Ask any teen if school is fun and you’ll likely get a sarcastic laugh as a response. If a teen is not paying attention, they will never learn anything. And if they are bored, they will not pay attention. One of the best ways to make things fun is to add some humor. These funny riddles for teens are a great way to keep their interest and exercise their brain and problem solving skills. We hope you enjoy these riddles and answers for teens. Also see our funny riddles collection.


What did the teenager say to another teenager when they got arrested for stealing diapers?

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We’re getting too old for this

What did Physics say to History when they are arguing?

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Don’t change the subject

What do hippies eat while doing their math homework?

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Pot pi

A teacher asked Donald Trump what book has inspired and helped him the most in life. Donald had never read a book in his life, but he did have a book that helped him get off to a great start as a child. What book was it?

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His father’s checkbook

Mr. Smith is teaching a math class and asked Cindy what does she have if she has 2 glasses in one hand and 4 glasses in the other.

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A drinking problem

I am a rebel, impulsive, typical, awkward, annoying, sometimes bitter and sometimes sweet. Who am I?

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If you are a teenager, then I’m probably you

Where does a Asian teen go to scope out a new school?

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Why do teenagers make great parole officers?

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Because they never let you finish a sentence

Stay in the holiday spirit year-round with these fun Christmas riddles

Hard Riddles for Teens

hard riddles for teens

Some teenagers just have big brains! Or at least they are really good at problem solving and they need a bit more of a challenge. While most of the teen riddles here are by no means easy, some will just be good at solving them. If you are a teen or know a teen (or a super smart tween!) who really needs a challenge, then these hard riddles for teens with answers should do the trick. Let’s find out how good they really are! And, if there’s a genius that needs stimulating, try to see if you can solve these super hard riddles.

What has a thumb but no fingers and is not living?

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A mitten

Alcohol makes me thrive and multiply, yet water will kill me. What am I?

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You can always see me, yet never touch me. You can move towards me and I will always stay away at the same distance. You can run away from me, yet I will follow you still at the same distance.

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The horizon

What happens four times in a teenager’s life, once in adult life and never in childhood?

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The letter E

I have hands, yet I cannot shake your hand, cannot give you five and have no fingers. What am I?

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A clock

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