# Riddles

I am deaf, dumb and blind. But I am very shiny and always speak the truth. Who am I?

Mirror

The peacock is a bird which doesn't lay eggs. Then how does it come into the world?

Peahens lay eggs, not peacocks.

I am transparent. You can see and feel me, but you cannot hold me. I always take the shape of my container. Who am I?

Water.

Adam is 13 years old in 1980. In 1985 he is 8 years old. How?

The dates are in BC (Before Christ).

I am a six letter word. Subtract one letter and twelve will remain. Who am I?

DOZENS

I am a part of your body. You can hold me in your left hand but not in your right hand. Who am I?

Right hand.

I go around the world, but always stay in a corner.

Postal Stamp

When I am open I am U-shaped but when I am closed I am V-shaped. Who am I?

Umbrella

The diameter of a hole is 4ft 5in. How much dirt does it contain?

A hole has no dirt in it. It contains only air.

I am so fragile that even if anybody says my name I break. Who am I?

Silence

6   15   18   20   ?   =   FORTY

25

Explanation:
Replace each number with the corresponding letters in the alphabet.
6 = F
15 = O
18 = R
20 = T
25 = Y

We are 3 friends. Our product and our sum always give the same answer. Who are we?

1, 2, 3.

What occurs once in a minute, twice in a moment, but never in a thousand years?

The letter "M".

A grandfather, a father and 2 sons were having tea in the garden. But there are only 3 cups on the table. Justify how.

Grandfather is the father of one son and he himself also has one son. That makes two fathers and two sons.

Which room has no doors or windows?

A Mushroom

How many times is the alphabet "a" used while writing the spelling of each number from 1 to 500?

Not a single time.

I have a mouth but I can't speak, I can run but I can't walk. Who am I?

A River

Fill in the blank:
If Tom's father is Tony then Tony is the ________ of Tom's father.

Name

I have keys but can't open any lock, I have space but no room. Who am I?

Keyboard

You can catch me but cannot throw me. Who am I?

A cold

Make the following equation correct by using only 1 line:
102 + 5 + 8 = 650

102+548=650 (use the single line to make the + 4)

Which time of a day when written in capital letters reads the same from all the four sides?

NOON

Show that half of 5 equals to 4.

Remove F and E from FIVE
IV = 4 (Roman)

Make 10 using 9 sticks without breaking it.

A red house is made up of red bricks, a blue house is made up of blue bricks, a green house is made up of _______.

Glass

A calendar year has how many seconds?

12 (2nd January, 2nd February, 2nd March.....)

What gets wetter as it dries?

A towel.

What is the value of the underlined digit?
36260

Sixty

When I get multiplied by any number the sum of the figures in the product is always me. Who I am?

9
e.g. 9 X 6 = 54; 5 + 4= 9

Find out the difference between 18°C and 64.4°F.