Riddles

Questions

  1. What gets wetter and wetter the more it dries?
  2. I have holes in my top and bottom, my left and right, and in the middle. But I still hold water. What am I?
  3. Give me food, and I will live; give me water, and I will die. What am I?
  4. Throw it off the highest building, and I’ll not break. But put me in the ocean, and I will. What am I?
  5. No sooner spoken than broken. What is it?
  6. I am weightless, but you can see me. Put me in a bucket, and I’ll make it lighter. What am I?
  7. I never was, am always to be, no one ever saw me, nor ever will. What am I?
  8. I’m light as a feather, yet the strongest man can’t hold me for much more than a minute. What am I?
  9. What is it that, after you take away the whole, some still remains?
  10. What kind of coat can only be put on when wet?

 

Answers

  1. A towel
  2. A sponge
  3. Fire
  4. Tissue
  5. Silence
  6. A hole
  7. Tomorrow (or the future)
  8. A breath
  9. The word wholesome
  10. Paint