Are you up for some fun, mind-boggling and really good short riddles and answers? Get the gears in that brain turning, that head scratching and the mind all warmed up. Our short one liner riddles are perfect for when you need a clever and quick riddle. In this collection of short and sweet riddles you will find 3 sections of : 1) general short riddles with answers, 2) short hard riddles and 3) short funny riddles. So rev up your mental engine and see how many you can get right and challenge your friends, family and co-workers to help ease the tension and stress in life with these little riddles with answers.

Short Riddles With Answers

What has four legs and a body but cannot walk?

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A table

How can you make six into an odd number? 

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Remove the letter S and you have IX which is 9 in roman numerals

What water can you eat and chew? 

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Watermelon

I can be liquid or solid, sometimes I bubble and you can find me in every home. What am I? 

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Soap

Why didn’t Adam and Eve have a date? 

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They preferred to eat apples, not dates

Looking for something easier? If so, check out these easy riddles.

I have branches yet I have no leaves, no trunk and no fruit. What am I? 

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Because the limo driver was walking, not driving

Booming and zapping is what I can do, make sure to take cover so I won’t get you. What am I? 

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Thunderstorm

I have many faces, expressions and emotions and am only one tap away. What am I? 

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Emojis

I have branches yet I have no leaves, no trunk and no fruit. What am I? 

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A bank

What pad gets dirty and gross whenever it gets a visitor? 

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A feminine pad

What bee can you pass around that doesn’t sting? 

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Fris-bee

I go up and I go down, sometimes I am curvy and sometimes I am straight. What am I? 

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Stairs

Major or minor I can be, when you touch me make sure you that you’re on the right key. 

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Piano keys

What does Warren Buffet love and look forward to the most about Christmas? 

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The stock-ings

I can cycle many hours but I don’t get tired even at the end of the day. What am I? 

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A clock

Why don’t famous actors and actresses sweat? 

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Because they have so many fans

You. are. awesome! Now twist your mind even further and check out our short tricky riddles.

Short Hard Riddles

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Looking for more of a challenge? Then these short hard riddles should do the trick. We have collected some of the best brain-twisting, mind-challenging and downright difficult short riddles that will drive anyone crazy with fun. Look and sound smart to the people around you and drive them up the wall with some clever short riddles that’ll have them scratching their heads.

What kind of table does not have legs? 

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Periodic tables and multiplication tables

What do you purposefully put lots of in and on your body, but run away from when you encounter it outside? 

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Rain

What is red, bloody and smells like an orange?

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A blood orange

What do you get if you add 2 blackberries and 5 apples?

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A house full of gadgets

Train that awesome brain with these logic riddles!

How do you make an egg roll?

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Buy an egg roll wrapper, stuff it with fillings and roll it down the hill.

How can you fit 4 apples inside a box that measures 7x4x2 inches?

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Put 4 Apple iPhones in the box

I go to and from India and Burma, Alaska and Nebraska and travel all over the world but I always stay in the corner. What am I?

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A stamp

How do you drop an egg and never break it?

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Hard boil it and drop it on a soft bed

A Chinese, Indian and a Swiss were going to a party. Who is most likely to bring a plus one?

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The Swiss because of their flag, which has a plus on it

What is green, red and yellow at the same time?

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A bowl of green, red and yellow apples

Need more riddles full of fun and laughter? Check out these super funny riddles.

Short Funny Riddles

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Short, funny, clever, hilarious, good, silly…and did I mention funny? Here we have crafted for you some of our best one line riddles with answers that will surely help you stand out and be the smart and to-the-point comedian. Laughing is so good for the the body and the mind, so bust out some funny short riddles and make someone smile.

Why was the monkey happy after having 2 banana peels in his hands?

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Because now he has slippers

What’s fluffy, cute, huggable and goes up and down?

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A shih-tzu in an elevator

What do Delhi, Mexico, Guinea, Castle, Jersey and Foundland have in common?

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They all have a new version

What letters of the alphabet run around and have a tight schedule?

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The letters B&C because they are BC (busy)

Is it a banana? A monkey? Or a gorilla? Keep someone guessing with our list of what am I riddles.

How many seconds are there in January?

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Just one: January 2nd

What do you call a French person who has golden yellow skin?

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French Fried

Kids, elders and a monster love me, I’m mostly round and brown if you ask me. What am I?

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A cookie

What is the smartest letter of the alphabet?

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The letter A because it is the highest grade

What can you find here, there and everywhere?

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The word here

Hip hip hurray! You’ve made it to the bottom of the page! You are such a smarty pants. You must be hungry from all that intense thinking. Maybe our food riddles will help.

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