Are you ready to begin a thrilling journey through logic and wit? Riddles have been attracting minds for centuries, challenging us to think outside the box and sharpen our problem-solving skills. If you’re a teenager looking to exercise your brain and have some fun in the process, you’re in the right place!
Riddles is an engaging activity for individuals as young as 9 and throughout the teenage years, which typically span from ages 13 to 19. So, whether you’re 9, 13, or 19, riddles can be an enjoyable and educational pastime.
In this blog post, we’ve curated an exciting collection of 101 hard riddles tailored specifically for teenagers. Whether you’re solving them solo, challenging your friends, or hosting a riddle-themed game night, these brain-teasers are sure to provide hours of entertainment and mental sharpening.
Some riddles are easy to solve, while others can leave you scratching your head for hours. Don’t worry; we have provided the answers at the end of the post. You can check the riddle answer if you are stuck.
To make your experience even more enjoyable and easy to navigate, we’ve added a link at the end of each riddle that will take you directly to the answer.
So, without further ado, let’s begin with the first riddle for teens. Good luck and have fun with these mind-bending brain teasers.
How many letters are in the alphabet? See Answers 1 to 20
How can you be positioned physically behind your father while he is standing behind you? See Answers 1 to 20
Before Mount Everest was found, what was the tallest mountain in the world? See Answers 1 to 20
How many times can you subtract 10 from 100? See Answers 1 to 20
Think of a word with 8 letters that you can make shorter by removing one letter at a time. Each time, the remaining letters will still form a word. When you are left with just one letter, stop. What word did you start with? See Answers 1 to 20
Two men love Jennifer: a doctor and a bus driver. The driver leaves for a week and gives Sarah seven apples. Why? See Answers 1 to 20
Imagine you are a ghost. There is one place in every house that you never go to. What is that place? See Answers 1 to 20
What do storybooks do at night when they are tired? See Answers 1 to 20
What word in English has two letters side by side, three times in a row? See Answers 1 to 20
Imagine that you are stuck in a room with four lions. There is no window or door in the room. Now, think about how you could escape from the lions. See Answers 1 to 20
Can you tell which letter fits in the blank space? This is what we get to see this week. M T W T F __ S. See Answers 1 to 20
Five kids are in a room. Alice paints a picture, Ben plays a mobile game, Charlie plays chess, and Daisy reads a newspaper. What does Emma do? See Answers 1 to 20
Rose has $30. She pays $3 for each of the four storybooks she buys and $2 for each of the four packs of stickers she buys. She bought a jigsaw puzzle for $10. Now, how much money remains? See Answers 1 to 20
What are three days in a row that you can say without using any of the names of the weekdays? See Answers 1 to 20
If you can only write the number 8 eight times and a plus sign four times, how can you make a thousand? See Answers 1 to 20
A lawyer picks up her daughter from college every afternoon. The lawyer is not the daughter’s mother, but the daughter is actually the lawyer’s real daughter. How is this possible? See Answers 1 to 20
If ten plus four equals two, what does eight plus six equal? See Answers 1 to 20
It takes five minutes to boil one egg in a pan, so how long will it take to boil two eggs in the same pan? See Answers 1 to 20
What did the line segment say to the arc? See Answers 1 to 20
Renee, Lee, and Steve eat cake. Mark, Amy, and Jill eat pizza. What does Pete eat? Hint: Look at the double letters in the names. See Answers 1 to 20
These English words have three letters in home and five letters in school. It stays the same whether you write it from the left or right directions. What words are they? See Answers 21 to 40
You walk out of a room with two legs. You come back with six legs. How did you do it? See Answers 21 to 40
A woman in a bus saw a platinum door, a copper door, and an iron door. What door did she open first? See Answers 21 to 40
Two sisters have the same mom and dad and celebrate their birthdays on the same date, but they are not twins. How can that be? See Answers 21 to 40
Can you tell me the names of these two swords that are in your home? They stay together, but as soon as you start working with them, they always fight with each other. See Answers 21 to 40
If 1 = 4, 2 = 8, and 3 = 12, then why is 4 not equal to 16? See Answers 21 to 40
If there are five chickens, three cats, and one farmer, how many feet are there? See Answers 21 to 40
There are two cars in front of two other cars. There are two cars behind two other cars, and there are two cars next to two other cars. How many cars are there? See Answers 21 to 40
While on my way to Rome, I saw a woman with seven sons. Each son had one friend. Each friend had one hat. How many were going to Rome? See Answers 21 to 40
How many books can you put on an empty shelf? See Answers 21 to 40
If six birds find six worms in six minutes, how long will it take for one bird to find a worm? See Answers 21 to 40
There is a 12-foot ladder attached to a ship with rungs (steps) that are 1 foot apart. The water is rising at a rate of 2 feet per hour. How much time will pass until the water covers the ladder completely? See Answers 21 to 40
Six is to three, seven is to five, and eight is to five. If we continue this pattern, then what is nine? See Answers 21 to 40
What moves with four legs in the morning, two legs in the afternoon, and three legs in the evening? See Answers 21 to 40
A man was born in 2020 and died in 2024. He was 24 years old when he passed away. How? See Answers 21 to 40
Cheese is made from milk. A cat, a mouse, and a spider are trying to get milk from cheese. Who will get the milk first? See Answers 21 to 40
A shark, a dolphin, and a turtle are swimming in the ocean. Who will get the cheese first? See Answers 21 to 40
If a child is born in Canada, then what is the color of his teeth? See Answers 21 to 40
Which hand should you use to stir sugar into your tea? See Answers 21 to 40
Declan never drives a car, but he joins a car racing competition & manages to win the race. How does he do it? See Answers 21 to 40
Miss Julia is going to a picnic with five children: two boys and three girls. What is their husband’s last name? See Answers 41 to 60
I started with six eggs. I broke two, cooked two, and ate two. How many eggs are left? See Answers 41 to 60
Which day has the least number of deaths? See Answers 41 to 60
Why will the world never come to an end? See Answers 41 to 60
What is this thing that is inside your home? When you look at it, it also looks at you. When you raise your right arm. So it raises its left arm. See Answers 41 to 60
Why do people in America eat more food in January than in February? See Answers 41 to 60
A man took ten days off from work and said he would come back the next year. Then he actually came back to work next year after a 10-day leave. How? See Answers 41 to 60
Six girls were on their way to school, and they had only one umbrella to share. Surprisingly, none of the girls got wet. Why? See Answers 41 to 60
Three friends wanted to watch a movie. They have no ticket to enter the theater. How did they all get to see the film? See Answers 41 to 60
Which way is correct to say this sentence: “The yolk of the egg is white” or “The yolk of the egg are white?”. See Answers 41 to 60
Who can shave three times every day and still have a beard? See Answers 41 to 60
How many bananas can you eat when your stomach is empty? See Answers 41 to 60
Which month has 28 days? See Answers 41 to 60
A man fell off a 60-foot ladder but didn’t get hurt. How did this happen? See Answers 41 to 60
A plane was flying from America to Canada. During the flight, a woman jumped out of the plane, but she didn’t get hurt. How is this possible? See Answers 41 to 60
Which is the voice that others can hear but you can’t hear yourself? See Answers 41 to 60
An electric train is moving from New York to Washington, and the wind is blowing from east to south. What direction does the smoke go? See Answers 41 to 60
How many seconds are there in a year? See Answers 41 to 60
A man jumped from a plane without a parachute. But still, nothing happened to him. Why so? See Answers 41 to 60
When it rains, water falls to the ground. But what falls on the ground when it rains heavily? See Answers 41 to 60
Which king in the world does not have a palace? See Answers 61 to 80
What’s the place where death comes before life? See Answers 61 to 80
Charles worked continuously for three nights without sleeping. On the fourth night, he is still energetic. How is this possible? See Answers 61 to 80
What is something that you see in men but not in women? See Answers 61 to 80
What is it that you get for free the first time? The second time is also free. But the third time, you have to pay for it. See Answers 61 to 80
It’s a bright color, but we really like to eat it. What is it? See Answers 61 to 80
Do you know what a half-cut apple looks like? See Answers 61 to 80
What is the thing that people eat before they are born and also after they die? See Answers 61 to 80
Which side of the hospital is the cemetery always on? See Answers 61 to 80
What is something that can be used both inside and outside of the home at the same time? See Answers 61 to 80
Who is the person who benefits from bad health? See Answers 61 to 80
Donald says he has something in his pocket but nothing in it. Explain how this can be. See Answers 61 to 80
Why don’t bees suck the color of red flowers? See Answers 61 to 80
If a lion eats one kilogram of meat in one hour, how much meat will ten elephants eat in ten hours? See Answers 61 to 80
Four people worked for six days to dig a pit, so how many days will it take for ten people to dig this pit? See Answers 61 to 80
What is it that men have only three but women have five? See Answers 61 to 80
What is it that flies from Australia to America with live people in its belly? See Answers 61 to 80
What is it that a man gets once in a lifetime while a woman gets twice? See Answers 61 to 80
What word contains 26 letters but has only three syllables? See Answers 61 to 80
I live in a cozy home that’s only for me. It doesn’t have any doors or windows, so if I want to go out, I need to create a hole. What could I be? See Answers 61 to 80
Two trains move between two cities all day long, following the same track without stopping and at a speed of 300 kmph. The train that travels in the morning takes 120 minutes to finish the trip. However, the train in the evening takes only 2 hours to finish the trip. Do you know why? See Answers 81 to 101
What is that thing that disappears when you mention its name? See Answers 81 to 101
What can travel around the world while staying in one spot? See Answers 81 to 101
This belongs to you, but everyone else uses it. See Answers 81 to 101
What is always coming but never arrives? See Answers 81 to 101
What invention lets you look right through a wall? See Answers 81 to 101
What has an eye but cannot see? See Answers 81 to 101
What thing has a neck but no head and wears a hat? See Answers 81 to 101
What goes up but never comes down? See Answers 81 to 101
What goes through towns and fields but never moves? See Answers 81 to 101
What is something that the person who creates it doesn’t need, the person who buys it won’t use, and the person who uses it cannot see or feel? See Answers 81 to 101
What goes up and down but never moves? See Answers 81 to 101
What has a head but no brain? See Answers 81 to 101
What language does everyone in the world know and can speak? See Answers 81 to 101
What sleeps through the day and comes out at night? The more it weeps, the more it creates light. See Answers 81 to 101
Which table do we eat, yes, eat table, after sitting on a chair? See Answers 81 to 101
What has words, but never speaks? See Answers 81 to 101
What has a heart that doesn’t beat? See Answers 81 to 101
What is it that lives inside everyone but no one likes it? See Answers 81 to 101
I don’t have feet, hands, or wings, but I can still climb up to the sky. See Answers 81 to 101
I have a thumb and four fingers, but I’m not alive. See Answers 81 to 101
Answer Riddles 1 to 20
- Eight (the word “alphabet” has eight letters).
- Stand back to back with him.
- Mount Everest (it was still there even if it wasn’t discovered).
- Once (then it becomes 90).
- You started with splashed – slashed – lashed – ashed – shed – she – he
- An apple a day keeps the doctor away!
- The living room.
- They sleep under their covers.
- You will stop imagining.
- S. These are the first letters of the week’s name. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
- Emma plays chess with Charlie. Chess needs two players!
- There is no money remaining. Rose spends $12 (story books) + $8 (stickers) + $10 (jigsaw puzzle) = $30.
- Yesterday, today, and tomorrow
- The lawyer is the daughter’s father.
- Two. If 10 o’clock plus 4 hours = 2 o’clock, then 8 o’clock plus 6 hours = 2 o’clock.
- Five minutes. The pan is giving the same heat to both eggs.
- You are not straight.
- Pete eats cake. His name has two E’s, like the names of the cake eaters.
Answer Riddles 21 to 40
- Mom and Madam.
- I came back with a chair.
- The bus door.
- They were born in different years.
- Because 1 = 4, 4 = 1, not 16.
- Two. Chickens have claws; cats have paws; only farmers have feet.
- Just four, in a square formation.
- Just me.
- Only one, because after that it is no longer empty.
- Six minutes
- The water will never cover the ladder because as the water level rises, the ship, which is floating on the water, will also rise, keeping the ladder above the water.
- Four. The word ‘six’ has three letters; the word ‘seven’ has five letters; so the word ‘nine’ has four letters.
- It’s a person. As a baby, they crawl on all fours in the morning, then as adults, they walk on two legs in the afternoon, and in their later years, they use a walking stick, representing the third leg, in the evening.
- He was born in hospital room #2020.
- None of them, because it’s not possible to get milk from cheese.
- None of them, because you can’t get cheese from the ocean.
- A child has no teeth.
- It’s best to use a spoon.
- Declan is playing a car racing game on Android.
Answer Riddles 41 to 60
- They don’t have a husband; otherwise, it would be Mrs.
- Four. I cooked and ate two eggs, which I first broke.
- February 29 because this day comes once every four years.
- Because it’s round.
- Your reflection in a mirror
- Because there are 28 days in February and 31 in January.
- He went on leave starting on December 24, 2023, and came back on January 3, 2024.
- Because it was not raining.
- They watched it online.
- Both sentences are incorrect because egg yolks are yellow.
- A barber can. He can shave other men three times a day and still have his own beard growing.
- Just one, because after that, your stomach won’t be empty anymore.
- Every month has 28 days.
- He was only on the first step of the ladder when he fell.
- She had a parachute on.
- The sound of your snoring.
- Electric trains don’t produce smoke.
- There are 12 “2nds” because there is a 2nd day in every month.
- Because the plane was standing on the runway.
- More water falls to the ground.
Answer Riddles 61 to 80
- Lion, king of the jungle.
- In the English Dictionary
- Charles works at night, which means he sleeps during the day.
- Beard and moustache
- Teeth, which is free for the first time. The second time around, at the age of 7, is also free. For the third time, you have to pay money for the dental treatment.
- Like his other half-cut apple.
- The chicken. In the form of an egg before birth and in the form of meat after death.
- On the hospital’s outside
- The outer door of the house
- Doctor. By treating other patients.
- Donald has a hole in his pocket.
- Bees are colorblind to red, meaning they cannot see the color red.
- Nothing. Because elephants don’t eat meat.
- When four people have dug the pitcher, there is no need to dig the same pit.
- A man has three alphabets, while a woman has five.
- Surname. First time, before marriage, and then after marriage.
- Alphabet. The English word alphabet has 26 letters and is composed of 3 syllables: al-pha-bet
- A chick in an egg
Answer Riddles 81 to 101
- The answer is that 120 minutes and 2 hours are the same time.
- A stamp
- Your name
- A window
- A needle
- A bottle
- Your age
- A road
- A coffin
- A staircase
- A pin
- Mother tongue
Congratulations, fellow riddle-loving teens! You’ve just taken part in an enjoyable exploration of 101 challenging riddles. Each riddle is equipped with a user-friendly answer link to provide you with immediate solutions. We hope you’ve had as much fun solving them as we’ve had putting them together for you.
As we finish this exciting riddle journey, we want to say a big thank you to all of you teens. You’ve been awesome for coming along with us as we explored these riddles made just for ages 9 to 19. The skills you’ve honed here will serve you well in various aspects of life, from school assignments to real-world challenges.
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