Riddles and answers

  • HOW DOES BEES GET TO SCHOOL IN THE MORNING?

ON THE SCHOOL BUZZ

  • WHAT’S GET WHITER THE DIRTIER IT GET’S. WHAT IS IT?

CHALKBOARD

  • WHAT IS THAT SMELLS MOST IN A PERFUME SHOP?

THE NOSE

  • THIS THING ALL THINGS DEVOURS: BIRDS, BEASTS, TREES, FLOWERS, GNAWS IRON, BITES STEEL, GRIND HARD STONES TO MEAL, SLAYS KING, RUINS TOWN AND BEATS HIGH MOUNTAIN DOWN. WHAT AM I?

TIME

  • THE COST OF MAKING ONLY THE MAKER KNOWS, VALUELESS IF BOUGHT BUT SOMETIMES TRADED. A POOR MAN MAY GIVE ONE AS EASILY AS A KING. WHEN ONE IS BROKEN PAIN AND DECEIT ARE ASSURED. WHAT AM I?

PROMISE

  • THREE LIVES HAVE I. GENTLE ENOUGH TO SOOTHE THE SKIN, LIGHT ENOUGH TO CARESS THE SKY, HARD ENOUGH TO CRACK ROCKS. WHAT AM I?

WATER

  • HOW IS EUROPE LIKE A FRYING PAN?

IT HAS GREECE AT THE BOTTOM

  • A MAN WAS FOUND DEAD IN HIS STUDY. HE WAS SLUMPED OVER HIS DESK AND A GUN WAS IN HIS HAND. THERE WAS A CASSETTE RECORDER ON HIS DESK. WHEN THE POLICE ENTERED THE ROOM AND PRESSED THE PLAY BUTTON ON THE TAPE RECORDER THEY HEARD: “I CAN’T GO ON. I HAVE NOTHING TO LIVE FOR”. THEN THERE WAS THE SOUND OF A GUNSHOT. HOW DID THE DETECTIVE IMMEDIATELY KNOW THAT THE MAN HAD BEEN MURDERED AND IT WASN’T A SUICIDE?

THE CASSETTE HAD STARTED AT THE BEGINNING OF THE MAN’S UTTERANCE. SOMEONE ELSE HAD TO BE THERE TO REWIND THE TAPE

  • BEFORE MOUNT EVEREST WAS DISCOVERED, WHAT WAS THE HIGHEST MOUNTAIN ON EARTH?

MOUNT EVEREST

  • IF THERE ARE FIFTEEN CROWS ON A FENCE AND THE FARMER SHOOTS A THIRD OF THEM. HOW MANY CROWS ARE LEFT?

NONE. THE REST OF THE CROWS FLEW AWAY WHEN THEY HEARD THE GUNSHOT