Kids Trick Questions and Riddles - topkidz

Top 25 Trick Questions and Riddles for Kids That Will Stump You

What two things can you never eat for breakfast?

Lunch and dinner

What gets wetter the more it dries?

A towel

What word is spelled incorrectly in every single dictionary?


What never asks a question but gets answered all the time?

Your cellphone

What goes up but never ever comes down?

Your age

What starts with “e” and ends with “e” but only has one letter in it?

An envelope

How do you make the number one disappear?

Add the letter G and it’s “gone”!

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

Friday was the name of his horse.

What two keys can’t open any door?

A monkey and a donkey

What will you actually find at the end of every rainbow?

The letter “w”

What has a face and two hands, but no arms or legs?

A clock

I start out tall, but the longer I stand, the shorter I grow. What am I?

A candle

What can run but not walk?


Thanks to me, you can see straight through the wall. What am I?

A window

What has a thumb and four fingers but isn’t actually alive?

Your gloves

Everyone in the world needs it, but they usually give it without taking it. What is it?


What can you hold without touching it at all?

A conversation

Two mothers and two daughters went out to eat, everyone ate one slice of pizza, yet only three slices were eaten. How’s that possible?

The group included a grandmother, her daughter and her daughter’s daughter.

What gets sharper the more you use it?

Your brain

I’m so fragile that if you say my name, you’ll break me. What am I?


If I drink, I die. If I eat, I’m fine. What am I?

A fire

What runs, but never walks. Murmurs, but never talks. Has a bed, but never sleeps. And has a mouth, but never eats?

A river

What goes up as soon as the rain comes down?

An umbrella

The more you take, the more you leave behind. What am I?


I have all the knowledge you have. But I’m so small, you can hold me in your fist. What am I?

Your brain