Riddles & Trivia #2


  1. What grows bigger the more you take from it?
  2. What flies but never rests?
  3. What kind of water never freezes?
  4. What has teeth but cannot bite?
  5. What has an eye but cannot see?
  6. What grows roots downward in winter but cannot grow in summer?
  7. What is made dirty by washing?
  8. What has many eyes but no nose?
  9. What has one head, one foot, one body, and four legs?
  10. What is full of holes but holds water?
  11. Round as an apple, yellow as gold, with more things in it than you are old. What am I?



  1. I run up the hill and run down the hill, but in spite of it all, I am still. What am I?
  2. I have a head like a cat. I have feet like a cat. But I am not a cat. What am I?
  3. As long as I eat, I live. But when I drink, I die. What am I?
  4. Runs all day but never walks. Often murmurs but never talks. Has a bed but never sleeps. Has a mouth but never eats. What is it?
  5. In spring I look gray. Dressed in bright array in summer more clothing I wear. But when colder it grows, I fling off my clothes and in winter quite naked appear. What am I?
  6. A box without hinges, a key, or a lid. Yet golden treasure inside is hidden. What is it?
  7. There may be a houseful or a hole-full, but you cannot catch a bowlful. What is it?
  8. Four fingers and a thumb, but flesh and blood I have none. What am I?
  9. I'm not an airplane, but I can fly through the sky. I'm not a river, but I'm full of water. What am I?
  10. I'm French, I'm Italian, I'm English, I'm Dutch. Some love me dearly. Some slight me too much. I often die young, though I live through the ages. But no queen is attended by so many pages. What am I?



Part I

  1. A hole in the ground.
  2. The wind.
  3. Hot water.
  4. A comb.
  5. A needle.
  6. An icicle.
  7. Water.
  8. A potato.
  9. A bed.
  10. A sponge.
  11. A pumpkin.


Part II

  1. A road.
  2. A kitten.
  3. A fire.
  4. A river.
  5. A tree.
  6. An egg.
  7. Smoke.
  8. A glove.
  9. A cloud.
  10. A book.






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