Riddles and answers

  • A TREE DOUBLE IN HEIGHT EVERY EACH YEAR UNTIL IT REACHES IT’S MAXIMUM HEIGHT OVER THE COURSE OF TEN YEARS. HOW MANY YEARS DID IT TAKE FOR THE TREE TO REACH HALF IT’S MAXIMUM HEIGHT?

NINE YEARS.

  • THERE ARE FOUR GIRLS AND FOUR APPLES IN A BASKET. EVERY GIRL TAKES AN APPLE, YET ONE APPLE REMAINS IN THE BASKET. HOW IS THIS POSSIBLE?

THE ANSWER IS THAT ONE GIRL TOOK THE BASKET. SHE TOOK THE LAST APPLE WHILE IT WAS IN THE BASKET.

  • DARK WHITE MARKINGS AND SMOOTH LIKE ROCK. WHERE LEARNING OCCURS, I HELP CONVEY THOUGHT. WHAT AM I?

BLACKBOARD/CHALKBOARD

  • WHAT IS THE EASIEST WAY TO THROW A BALL AND HAVE IT STOP, COMPLETELY REVERSE DIRECTION AFTER TRAVELLING A SHORT DISTANCE?

TOSS IT IN THE AIR

  • WHEN WAS THE LATEST YEAR THAT IS THE SAME UPSIDE DOWN?

1961

  • A HALF IS A THIRD OF IT. WHAT IS IT?

ONE AND A HALF

  • AT NIGHT THE COME WITHOUT BEING FETCHED AND BY DAY THEY ARE LOST WITHOUT BEING STOLEN?

STARS

  • A LITTLE POOL WITH TWO LAYERS OF WALL AROUND IT. ONE WHITE AND SOFT AND THE OTHER DARK AND HARD. AMIDST A LIGHT BROWN GRASSY LAWN WITH AN OUTLINE OF GREEN GRASS. WHAT AM I?

COCONUT.

  • I AM THE BEGINNING OF SORROW AND THE END OF SICKNESS. YOU CANNOT EXPRESS HAPPINESS WITHOUT ME YET, I AM IN THE MIDST OF CROSSES. I AM ALWAYS IN RISK YET, NEVER IN DANGER. YOU MAY FIND ME IN THE SUN BUT I AM NEVER OUT OF DARKNESS?

LETTER “S”

  • A CLOUD WAS MY MOTHER, THE WIND IS MY FATHER, MY SON IS THE COOL STREAM AND MY DAUGHTER IS THE FRUIT OF THE LAND. A RAINBOW IS MY BED, THE EARTH IS MY FINAL RESTING PLACE AND I’M THE TORMENT OF MAN. WHAT AM I?

RAIN