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Joy of Riddles for Boys and Girls
<ul><li># 1 </li></ul><ul><li>It doesn’t have a lot to do. </li></ul><ul><li>It just hangs there in one place, </li></ul><...
Answer : Mirror
<ul><li># 2 </li></ul><ul><li>I am a little house full  </li></ul><ul><li>of meat … </li></ul><ul><li>No door to go in and...
Answer :  NUT
<ul><li># 3 </li></ul><ul><li>I have no hands or feet; </li></ul><ul><li>I have no wings but on my own I can fly up high. ...
Answer :  SMOKE
<ul><li># 4 </li></ul><ul><li>Every living person on Earth has seen me but no one will ever see me again. </li></ul><ul><l...
Answer: Yesterday
<ul><li># 5 </li></ul><ul><li>In the forest I am green. </li></ul><ul><li>At the market I am black. </li></ul><ul><li>In t...
Answer : CHARCOAL
<ul><li># 6 </li></ul><ul><li>You use me from your head to your to toes. And the more you use me the thinner I grow. </li>...
Answer :  SOAP
<ul><li># 7 </li></ul><ul><li>It neither goes to a river nor comes to shore. </li></ul><ul><li>It is suspended in air, but...
Answer :  COCONUT
<ul><li># 8 </li></ul><ul><li>Tear me off, scratch my head. What now is black, once was red.  </li></ul><ul><li>What am I?...
Answer :  A MATCH
<ul><li># 9 </li></ul><ul><li>What has 6 faces but does not wear make-up? </li></ul><ul><li>It also has 21 eyes but cannot...
Answer :  A  DIE
<ul><li># 10 </li></ul><ul><li>I’m not an airplane, but I can fly through the sky. I’m not a river, but I’m full of water....
Answer : CLOUD
<ul><li># 11 </li></ul><ul><li>Two bodies have I, though both joined in one; the longer I stand the quicker I run. </li></...
Answer : HOURGLASS
<ul><li># 12 </li></ul><ul><li>Soldiers lined up spaced with pride. Two long rows lined side by side. One sole unit can de...
Answer :  ZIPPER
The End A Thinking Mind Will Grow In Time. With Metta,  Bro. Oh Teik Bin
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Thinking Riddles

A Power Point Presentation on some Riddles to train the mind to think divergently. Done by Bro. Oh Teik Bin, Lower Perak Buddhist Association, Teluk Intan, Malaysia.

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Thinking Riddles

  1. 1. Joy of Riddles for Boys and Girls
  2. 2. <ul><li># 1 </li></ul><ul><li>It doesn’t have a lot to do. </li></ul><ul><li>It just hangs there in one place, </li></ul><ul><li>Waiting for you to come along </li></ul><ul><li>And stare it in the face. </li></ul>Clue ‘ … who’s the fairest of them all?’
  3. 3. Answer : Mirror
  4. 4. <ul><li># 2 </li></ul><ul><li>I am a little house full </li></ul><ul><li>of meat … </li></ul><ul><li>No door to go in and eat. </li></ul><ul><li>What am I, Kid? </li></ul>Clue
  5. 5. Answer : NUT
  6. 6. <ul><li># 3 </li></ul><ul><li>I have no hands or feet; </li></ul><ul><li>I have no wings but on my own I can fly up high. </li></ul><ul><li>Tell me, What Am I? </li></ul>Clue
  7. 7. Answer : SMOKE
  8. 8. <ul><li># 4 </li></ul><ul><li>Every living person on Earth has seen me but no one will ever see me again. </li></ul><ul><li>Please tell me my name. </li></ul>Clue
  9. 9. Answer: Yesterday
  10. 10. <ul><li># 5 </li></ul><ul><li>In the forest I am green. </li></ul><ul><li>At the market I am black. </li></ul><ul><li>In the kitchen I am red. </li></ul><ul><li>Name Me … </li></ul><ul><li>don’t wait! </li></ul>Clue
  11. 11. Answer : CHARCOAL
  12. 12. <ul><li># 6 </li></ul><ul><li>You use me from your head to your to toes. And the more you use me the thinner I grow. </li></ul><ul><li>What am I? </li></ul>Clue
  13. 13. Answer : SOAP
  14. 14. <ul><li># 7 </li></ul><ul><li>It neither goes to a river nor comes to shore. </li></ul><ul><li>It is suspended in air, but somehow has water in it. </li></ul><ul><li>What is it? </li></ul>Clue
  15. 15. Answer : COCONUT
  16. 16. <ul><li># 8 </li></ul><ul><li>Tear me off, scratch my head. What now is black, once was red. </li></ul><ul><li>What am I? </li></ul>Clue
  17. 17. Answer : A MATCH
  18. 18. <ul><li># 9 </li></ul><ul><li>What has 6 faces but does not wear make-up? </li></ul><ul><li>It also has 21 eyes but cannot see. </li></ul><ul><li>What can it be? </li></ul>Clue
  19. 19. Answer : A DIE
  20. 20. <ul><li># 10 </li></ul><ul><li>I’m not an airplane, but I can fly through the sky. I’m not a river, but I’m full of water. </li></ul><ul><li>What am I? </li></ul>Clue
  21. 21. Answer : CLOUD
  22. 22. <ul><li># 11 </li></ul><ul><li>Two bodies have I, though both joined in one; the longer I stand the quicker I run. </li></ul>Clue
  23. 23. Answer : HOURGLASS
  24. 24. <ul><li># 12 </li></ul><ul><li>Soldiers lined up spaced with pride. Two long rows lined side by side. One sole unit can decide if the rows will unite or divide. </li></ul><ul><li>Tell me, tell me, scream it out. What’s the thing I talk about? </li></ul>Clue
  25. 25. Answer : ZIPPER
  26. 26. The End A Thinking Mind Will Grow In Time. With Metta, Bro. Oh Teik Bin

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