Top 10 simple but tricky riddles for everyone

If you need to have some fun away from your work, then what better than trying solving some riddles.

Earlier, I published 101 riddles and puzzles which you can try if you want to solve simple but tricky riddles.

Here are the top 10 riddles which got many interactions on our Facebook page.

Top 10 simple but tricky riddles for everyone

You can find answers at the end of this post.

1: What goes up but never comes down?

2: I have branches, but no fruit, trunk or leaves. What am I?

3: You walk into a room that contains a match, a kerosene lamp, a candle and a fireplace. What would you light first?

4: What can run but never walks, has a mouth but never talks, has a head but never weeps, has a bed but never sleeps?

5: People make me, save me, change me, raise me. What am I?

6: What breaks yet never falls, and what falls yet never breaks?

7: I am a word of letters three; add two and fewer there will be. What word am I?

8: If there are three apples and you take away two, how many apples do you have?

9: A man describes his daughters, saying, “They are all blonde, but two; all brunette but two; and all redheaded but two.” How many daughters does he have?

10: A man looks at a painting in a museum and says, “Brothers and sisters I have none, but that man’s father is my father’s son.” Who is in the painting?

Top 10 simple but tricky riddles Answer

  1. Your Age
  2. A Bank ( or any company which has branches)
  3. Match
  4. The River
  5. Money
  6. Day and Night
  7. Few ( It becomes Fewer when you add ER)
  8. Two (which you took away)
  9. Three: A blonde, a brunette and a redhead
  10. The man’s son



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