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Miss Irene
Miss Irene

English RIDDLES for children

 Загадки замечательные и смешные
1. What has teeth but cannot eat?

2. Which letter sounds like an insect?

3. Which letter is part of a body?

4. Which letter is a vegetable?

5. Which letter is a hot drink?

6. Name the pan in which you cannot cook?

7. Which letter means line?

8. What is dark but made by light?

9. What has neck but not head?

10. What is given to you but used more by others?

11. Who drives all his customers away?

12. Who has holes but holds water?

13. What is that can speak any language but never went to school?

14. Which fruit is spelt like a colour?

15. What is found over your head but under your hat?

16. A hole full or a forest full
 But you cannot catch a bowl full.

17. I am purple, yellow, red, and green
The King cannot reach me and neither can the Queen.
I show my colours after the rain
And only when the sun comes out again

18.What flares up quickly and does some good
But a moment later, it’s just a small piece of wood?

19. I am round like an apple, Flat as a chip
I have eyes, But I can’t see one bit

20. Look at my face and you see somebody
Look at my back and you see nobody.

21. First, you will see me in the grass, bright as a yellow sun
Then I change to dainty white and blow away…alas, my time is done.

22. I love your dog and ride on his back
I travel for miles but don’t leave a track.

23. I have a mouth but cannot eat.

24. I have a face but cannot see.

25. We have legs but cannot walk.

26. What is the best use for cowhide?

27. What always goes to sleep with his shoes on?

28. What is as big as an elephant, looks like an elephant, but has no weight?

29. What can honk without using a horn?

30. What is black when it is clean and white when it is dirty?

31. What starts with the letter E, ends with the letter E and contains only 1 letter?

32. What is the best cure for dandruff?

33. You serve this but you never eat it…what is it?

34. Billy can throw a ball as hard as he can and it always comes back to him. Nothing and no one touches the ball except Billy. Why does the ball come back?

35. If you throw a white rock into the Red Sea, what does it become?

36. What do you call someone who does not have all his fingers on one hand?

37. What do you call an old snowman?

38. What does a cat have that no other animal has?

39. What has two heads, four eyes, six legs, and a tail?

40. What has a horn but does not honk?

41. What two keys can't open any doors?



1. Comb
2. 'B 'sounds like an insect 'BEE
3. I (eye)
4. P (pea)
5. T (tea)
6. Japan
7. Q (queue)
8. shadow
9. a bottle 
10.  your name
11.   a taxi driver
12.  sponge
13.  an echo
14.  an orange
15.  your hair
16.  smoke
17.  a rainbow
18.  a match
19.  a button
20.  a mirror
21.  a dandelion
22.  a flea
23.  a river
24.  a clock
25.  tables/chairs
26.  to cover a cow
27.  a horse
28.  the shadow of an elephant
29.  a goose
30.  a blackboard
31.  an envelope
32.  baldness
33.  a tennis ball
34.  Billy is throwing the ball straight up in the air.
35.  wet
36.  Normal…no one has all their fingers on just one hand
37.  water
38.  kittens
39.  A cowboy riding his horse.
40.  a rhinoceros
41.  a donkey, and a monkey





Miss Irene
Miss Irene
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Clean, but not water,
White, but not snow,
Sweet, but not ice-cream,
What is it?

What is white when it is dirty and black when it is clean?

It happens once in a minute, twice in a week, and once in a year? What is it? 

Give me food and I will live
Give me water and I will die
What am I? 

How can you say rabbit without the letter R? 

If you have it, you want to share it. If you share it, you do not have it. What is it?

What starts with T, ends with T and is full of T?

What is always coming, but never arrives?

How many 9's between 1 and 100?

I am not inside a house. But no house is complete without me. What am I?

Take off my skin - I will not cry, but you will! What am I?

Where can you find roads without cars, forests without trees and cities without houses?

-My first is the two letters which begin the alphabet,
-My second is the Past Tense of the verb "to send",
-My whole is the antonim of present ... 

-My first is what we say when we agree,
-My second is the first syllable of the word "terribly",
-My third is the antonim of "night",
-My whole is the day before today ...

-My first is what we do when your hands are dirty,
-My second is the suffix of Participle I,
-My third is the letter that comes after "s",
-My fourth is a preposition,
-My whole is the capital of a state ... 

-My first is the indefinite article,
-My second is the synonim of "wide"
-My whole means "in a foreign country" ...

-My first is a verb which helps to make tenses,
-My second is not high but its antonym,
-My whole is the antonym of "above" ...

-My first is the indefinite article,
-My second means "to go to the other side of the street",
-My whole is a preposition ... 

-My first is a negative prefix,
-My second is a preposition,
-My third we use when speaking about music,
-My whole is unhappiness ... 

-My first is a preposition,
-My second is a synonym of "receive",
-My whole is the antonym of of "remember" …


3.The letter
4.A fire
6.A secret
7.A teapot
10. A window
11. An onion
12. On a map
13. Absent
14. Yesterday
15. Washington
16. Abroad
17. Below
18. Across
19. Misfortune
20. Forget