25 Tricky Riddles for Teens


We all love tricking our friends, family and almost everyone around us with riddles. I mean, be it, children, teens or adults, our lives are just so incomplete without them. I know the questions may seem to be a lot difficult but every time we get to know the answers, we all are like ‘Damn, I could have thought of it! But whatever it is, we have got some great collection of riddles for teens.  So, are you ready to solve them with me?

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25 Best Riddles and Answers for Teens

riddles for teens

Q. Who makes it, has no need of it.
Who buys it, has no use for it.
Who uses it can neither see nor feel it.
What is it?

A coffin.

Q. You should keep me as straight as can be, yet very few do. I am slightly bent or curved most of the time. Your sadness usually causes me to bend further, but don’t bend me for too long or I may never be able to fully straighten out again. What am I?

Your posture

Q. A basket contains 5 apples. Can you tell me a way such that all the five kids get one apple each and one apple stays in the basket?

4 kids get an apple each but the fifth kid gets an apple along with basket (the basket still contains the apple)

Q. You can hold me in your hand and yet I can fill your entire room. What am I?

A bulb

Q. What do you get if you add 2 blackberries and 5 apples?

A house full of gadgets

Q. What is the difference between a schoolboy studying and a farmer watching his cattle?

One is stocking his mind, while the other is minding his stock.

Q. Two girls ate dinner together. They both ordered iced tea. One girl drank them very fast and had finished five in the time it took it took the other to drink just one. the girl who drank one died while the other survived. All of the drinks were poisoned. How did the girl who drank the most survived?

The poison was in the ice.

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Q. Name an eight letter word that has “kst” in the middle, in the beginning, and at the end

Inkstand – kst is in the middle. “In” is the beginning, and “and” ends the word.

Q. How can you burn an apple, blueberry, rose and pumpkin without leaving any ashes but retaining the smell of it?

By burning a candle with its scent

Q. A cowboy rode into town on Friday.  He stayed in town for three days and rode out on Friday.  How was that possible?

Friday was the name of his horse.

Q. What do teens say when they have trouble with even numbers in their math class?

I can’t even

Q. There are four brothers in this world that were all born together. The first runs and never wearies. The second eats and is never full. The third drinks and is always thirsty. The fourth sings a song that is never good.

Water, fire, earth, wind

Q. Why did the teenager’s report card become very cold and freeze?

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Because it was full of low C’s and F’s

Q. I don’t have lungs or a chest but I need air; I am not alive, but I grow; I don’t have a mouth and I don’t like water. What am I?


Q. If today is Monday, what is the day after the day before the day before tomorrow?


Q. A man found an old coin and declared that the date on it was 150 B.C.  This could not be true.  Why?

Because B.C. is counting backwards from the birth of Christ.  If Christ hadn’t been born yet, there were no dates in B.C. yet!

Q. We kill and we give life. we are either poison or fruit. You decide what are we?


Q. I have no wings, but I fly, I have no teeth but I fly. What am I?


Q. What is that one thing that can run but never walk, has a mouth but never talks, has a head but never weeps, has a bed but never sleeps?


Q. May have heard me, but no one has seen me, and I will not speak back until spoken to. Who am I?

An echo

Q. I am always in front of you but can never be seen. Think of tomorrow and you will know what I mean. What am I?

The future

Hey, I know very well that you weren’t able to guess all the answers. But do your friends know about that? No, right! So, why don’t you ask them to exercise their brain cells? And also, if you have got some interesting riddles that you would want us to know, drop them below!




Riddles for Teens