Riddles and answers

  • MARKING MORTAL PRIVATION WHEN FIRMLY IN PLACE. AN ENDURING SUMMATION, INSCRIBED IN MY FACE. WHAT AM I?

TOMBSTONE

  • MY FIRST IS A CREATURE WHOSE BREEDING IS UNCLEAR. MY SECOND, A PRICE YOU MUST PAY. MY WHOLE CAN BE FOUND IN THE RIVER OF TIME AND REFERS TO EVENTS OF TODAY. WHAT AM I?

CURRENT

  • OH! WHAT A SURPRISE! OH, WHAT A MIRACLE! IT SPROUTED WITHOUT A SEED, IT STOOD WITHOUT A TRUNK?

THE WORLD

  • THERE IS A CERTAIN FAMILY WITH BOTH GIRL AND BOY CHILDREN. EACH OF THE BOYS HAS THE SAME NUMBER OF BROTHERS AS HE HAS SISTERS. EACH OF THE GIRLS HAS TWICE AS MANY BROTHERS AS SHE HAS SISTERS. HOW MANY BOYS AND GIRLS ARE THERE IN THIS FAMILY?

FOUR BOYS AND THREE GIRLS

  • WHERE DOES CHRISTMAS COME BEFORE THANKSGIVING?

IN THE DICTIONARY

  • UNTIL I AM MEASURED I AM NOT KNOWN YET, HOW YOU MISS ME WHEN I HAVE FLOWN. WHAT AM I?

TIME

  • A FATHER’S CHILD, A MOTHER’S CHILD YET, NO ONE’S SON?

THEIR DAUGHTER

  • I AM A PERCHING BARREL FILLED WITH MEAT, TAKING HITS FROM LEAPS AND DIVES. LOOK INSIDE BUT DO NOT EAT, THE MEAT IN THERE IS STILL ALIVE?

THIMBLE ON A FINGER

  • YOU HAVE ACCIDENTALLY LEFT OUT THE PLUG AND ARE ATTEMPTING TO FILL THE BATH WITH BOTH HANDS FULL ON. THE HOT TAP TAKES 6 MINUTES TO FILL THE BATH. THE COLD TAP TAKES 2 MINUTES AND THE WATER EMPTIES THROUGH THE PLUG HOLE IN 4 MINUTES. IN HOW MANY MINUTES WILL THE BATH BE FILLED?

2 MINUTE AND 24 SECONDS

  • A 30 FEET TRAIN IS TRAVELING 300 FEET PER MINUTE MUST TRAVEL THROUGH A 300 FEET LONG TUNNEL. HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE THE TRAIN TO TRAVEL THROUGH THE TUNNEL?

2 MINUTES. IT TAKES THE FRONT OF THE TRAIN 1 MINUTE AND THE REST OF THE TRAIN WILL TAKE 2 MINUTES TO CLEAR THE TUNNEL