EARTH
MARS
JUPITER
NEPTUNE
VENUS
100

What has hands and a face, but can’t hold anything or smile?

A clock

100

 Which word becomes shorter when you add 2 letters to it?

The word “short.”

100

I can fill a room, but I take up no space. What am I?

Light

200

It belongs to you, but your friends use it more. What is it?

Your name

200

 Kate’s mother has three children: Snap, Crackle and ___?

Kate! It’s Kate’s mother, after all. (This is a good example of how riddles use your existing expectations to trick you. Even though the answer is right in front of you, you’re tempted to continue the pattern instead.

200

 A bus driver was heading down a busy street in the city. He went past three stop signs without stopping, went the wrong way down a one-way street, and answered a message on his phone. But the bus driver didn’t break any traffic laws. How?

He was walking, not driving. (This riddle adds irrelevant information to deceive the reader. You expect that since he’s a bus driver, he’s currently driving the bus — but it never actually says that!)

300

 If you don’t keep me, I’ll break. What am I?

 A promise.

300

 There’s only one word in the dictionary that’s spelled wrong. What is it?

The word “wrong.” It’s the only word that’s spelled W-R-O-N-G.

300

 I make a loud sound when I’m changing. When I do change, I get bigger but weigh less. What am I?

 Popcorn.

400

  I have a tail and a head, but no body. What am I?

A coin

400

What 2 things can you never eat for breakfast?

Lunch and dinner.

400

If I have it, I don’t share it. If I share it, I don’t have it. What is it?

 A secret.

500

 What’s the capital of France?

The letter “F.”  It's the only capital letter in France.

500

There are 3 apples in the basket and you take away 2. How many apples do you have now?

ou have 2 apples. You took away 2 apples and left 1 in the basket.

500

 What goes away as soon as you talk about it?

Silence

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