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Riddles: Words

Riddles: Words

You will find several different types of Word Riddle Brain Puzzles/Brain Teasers for all ages with answers. Some are easy, some are tricky.

Try to solve the below brain teasers with answers by looking at the number with correlation to what the topic is. For example: 12 = I in a F the answer would be, 12 Inches in a Foot.

7 = D in a W

7 Days in a Week

8 = S on a S S

8 Sides on a Stop Sign

52 = C in a D

52 Cards in a Deck

13 = S on an A F

13 Stripes on an American Flag

18 = H on a G C

18 Holes on a Golf Course

200 = D for P G

200 Dollars for Passing Go (in Monopoly)

88 = P K on a P

88 Piano Keys on a Piano

9 = P in the S S

9 Planets in the Solar System

64 = S on a C B

64 Squares on a Chess Board

206 = B in the H B

206 Bones in the Human Body

24 H in a D

24 hours in a day

7 W of the W

7 Wonders of the World

8 T on an O

8 Tentacles on an Octopus

12 M in a Y

12 months in a year

3 W on a T

3 Wheels on a Tricycle

90 D in a R T

90 Degrees in a Right Triangle

100 C in a D

100 Cents in a Dollar

5 F on each H

5 Fingers on each Hand

12 S of the Z

12 Signs of the Zodiac

52 W in a Y

52 Weeks in a Year

29 D in F in L Y

29 Days in February in Leap Year

13 in a B D

13 in a Bakers Dozen

1000 Y in a M

1000 Years in a Millennium

23 P of C in the H B

23 Pairs of Chromosomes in the Human Body

4 O in the W

4 Oceans in the World (Pacific, Indian, Atlantic, Artic)

3 S in an O

3 Strikes in an Out (baseball)

6 P for a T D in A F

6 Points for a Touch Down in American Football

1 U on a C

1 Udder on a Cow (with total of 4 teats)

2.2 P in a KG

2.2 Pounds in a Kilogram

3600 S in a H

3600 Seconds in a Hour

12 N on a C

12 Numbers on a Clock

50 S in the U S

50 States in the United States

2000 P in a T

2000 Pounds in a Ton

9 P on a B F

9 Players on Baseball Field

1 P for a F T

1 Point for a Free Throw (basketball)

16 O in a P

16 Ounces in a Pound

9 L of a C

9 Lives of a Cat

7 C in a R

7 Colors in a Rainbow

11 P on a C T

11 Players on a Cricket Team

78 O in the H B

78 Organs in the Human Body

26 = L in the A

26 Letters in the Alphabet

60 = S in a M

60 Seconds in a Minute

3 = F in a Y

3 Feet in a Yard

4 = Q in a D

4 Quarters in a Dollar

3 = B M

3 Blind Mice

10 F and 10 T

10 Fingers and 10 Toes

7 = C in the W

7 Continents in the World

1 = H on an U

1 Horn on an Unicorn

9 = J on the S C

9 Justices on the Supreme Court

0 is an E N

0 is an Even Number

4 S in a D of C

4 Suits in a Deck of Cards

4 S in a C Y

4 Seasons in a Calendar Year (Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall)

5 C on the O S

5 Circles on the Olympic Symbol

46 P of the U S (since 2024)

46 Presidents of the United States

41,822 M D in the W (since 2023)

41,822 McDonalds in the World

1 G in a G of H Team

1 Goalie in a Game of Hockey Team

54 C in A

54 Countries in Africa

3 T is same as 1 T

3 Teaspoons is same as 1 Tablespoon

1760 Y in 1 M

1760 Yards in 1 Mile

31 D in M of M

31 Days in Month of May

3.1415 F D of P

3.1415 First Digits of Pi

4 L C

4 Leaf Clover

777 is commonly known symbol for J P W N

777 is commonly known symbol for Jack Pot Winning Numbers

21 card score to get B J

21 card score to get Blackjack

300 is highest S in B

300 is highest Score in Bowling

195 recognized C in the W (according to the United Nations 2024)

195 recognized Countries in the World

15 B in a game of B

15 Balls in a game of Billiards

32.0 D C = 98.6 D F

37 Degrees Celsius = 98.6 Degrees Fahrenheit (normal body temperature)

I am a word of 5 letters.
People eat me.

If you remove my 1st letter I will be a form of energy
If you remove my 1st two letters, I will be needed for living
If you remove my 1st three letters I will be near you
If you remove my 1st four letters I will be a drink for you
I am a word of 5 letters.

What am I?

T (tea)

If you look at me, Ill look at you
If you grin at me, Ill grin at you
If you dance, Ill dance back at you
What am I?


You are in a room that is completely bricked in on all four sides, including the ceiling and floor.
You have nothing but a mirror and a wooden table in the room with you.
How do you get out? (Take some time to think on this. Dont just see answer.)

You look in the mirror and SEE what you SAW.
You take the SAW and you cut the table in HALF.
Now, the two HALVES make one WHOLE.
Only thing left to do now is to climb out of the HOLE.

Three lives have I.
Gentle enough to soothe the skin.
Light enough to caress the sky.
Hard enough to crack rocks.
What am I?


What word does not belong in this group? That, hat, mat, sat, pat, chat, or cat?


Center of the sky.
y change into i.
Double the first.
Give me one?

What am I?


Until I am measured, I am unknown.
However, you miss me when I have flown.

What am I?


I can sizzle like bacon.
I am made with an egg.
I have plenty of backbone, but lack a good leg.
I peel layers like onions, but still remain whole.

What am I?

A snake

Letter after F + half of 8 + shadow of q + opposite of d + letter before m + middle of sea + 2 into 19th letter + end of you

Can you solve this?

God Bless U

There is only one number which is spelled with the same amount of letters as its value. Do you know what that number is?

The number 4 has four letters, too. It’s the only number that has this weird fact!

What word starts with IS, ends with AND, and has LA in the middle?


What word contains all of the twenty six letters?


What 4-letter word can be written forward, backward or upside down, and can still be read from left to right?


Forward I am heavy, but backward I am not. What am I?


What 5 letter word typed in all capital letters can be read the same upside down?


Which word that begins with the letter I, and by adding the letter A, becomes another word that is pronounced the same?

Isle and Aisle

What 8 letter word can have a letter taken away and it still makes a word. Take another letter away and it still makes a word. Keep on doing that until you have one letter left. What is the 8 letter word?

Starting, Staring, String, Sting, Sing, Sin, In, I

What is the longest word in the dictionary?

Smiles, because there is a mile between the two Ss!

There is a rooster sitting on the top of a barn. If it laid an egg, which way would the egg roll?

Roosters do not lay eggs!

It is the only place where today comes before yesterday. How is this possible?

In the dictionary. T comes before the letter Y.

What do monkeys have that no other animal has?

Baby Monkeys

What kind of shoes are made out of banana skins?


What has 18 legs and catches flies?

A baseball team

What do tarantulas drink?

Apple spider

How can you keep an elephant from charging?

You take away its credit card

What are the best presents to give to a deaf goldfish?

A pair of herring aids

If 2 is company and 3 is a crowd. What are 4 and 5?

9 .. (4 + 5)

What is the best mousetrap that is a three-letter word?


How do you keep a skunk from smelling?

By holding its nose

Why does a giraffe eat so little?

Because a little goes a long way!

All of the berries were enjoying themselves at the beach, except for one berry. Why?

Because it was a blueberry

Jasmine has a huge family! She has 30 uncles, 20 aunts, and 50 cousins. Each of her cousins has an uncle who is not Jasmines uncle. How is that possible?

The uncle is Jasmines father

The blue house is made with blue bricks and the red house is made with red bricks. What did they use to build a greenhouse with?

They used glass, because greenhouses are always made of glass

If 20 dogs run after one dog, what time is it?

Twenty after one

What has 1,000 legs but no feet?

500 pairs of pants

What did the rug say to the floor?

Dont move I have you covered

Why should you take a ruler to bed?

To see how long you slept

What month has 28 days in it?

Every month has 28 days in it!

Why is a traffic police officer the strongest man in the world?

Because he can hold up a 10-ton truck by using only one hand

What bus crossed the ocean?

Christopher ColumBUS

Who is bigger? Mr. Bigger or Mr. Biggers baby?

Mr. Biggers baby.. he is a little bigger

A butcher is 7 foot tall and wears size 14 shoes. What does he weigh?


What is a 10-letter word that starts with GAS?


What type of animal falls from clouds?


What kind of pie looks the best?

A qt-pie

If 2 kids are sharing one dozen donuts, but 1 kid gets to only eat two of the donuts. What does the other kid get?

A stomachache

What American has had the largest family?

President George Washington. He is the father of his country.

Where is the smallest bridge of the world located?

On the bridge of your nose

What kind of flower does a person carry around all year round?


What do you call a carpenter that cant find his tools?

A saw loser

A boy was at a carnival and went to a booth where a man said to the boy, if I write your exact weight on this piece of paper then you have to give me $50, but if I am unable to then I will pay you $50. The boy looked around and saw no scale so he agrees, thinking no matter what the carny writes down, hell just say he weighs more or less. In the end the boy ended up paying the man $50.

How did the man win the bet?

The carney wrote: your exact weight