Can You Solve These Brain-Busting Riddles?

Riddles are a mixed bag. Some people love them, some hate them. Why not find out for yourself? You don't have to be the Riddler to take our riddles quiz!
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Question 1/12

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What goes up but never comes down?
age
balloons
oxygen
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Question 2/12

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What's black when you get it, red when you use it, and white when you're all through with it?
blood
ink
charcoal
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Question 3/12

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I have four wings, but cannot fly. I never laugh and never cry. On the same spot I'm always found, toiling away with little sound. What am I?
fruit fly
strait
windmill
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Question 4/12

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What it always tall when it is young, but short when it is old?
a candle
a person
a tree
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Question 5/12

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It has a golden head and it has a golden tail, but it hasn't got a body. What is it?
gold paint
a gold coin
a unicorn
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Question 6/12

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What comes once in a minute, twice in a moment, but never in a thousand years?
time
a picture
M
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Question 7/12

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Feed me and I live, give me a drink and I die. What am I?
a ghost
a fire
love
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Question 8/12

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What travels around the world but stays in one spot?
a stamp
the sun
the moon
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Question 9/12

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Forward I'm heavy, but backwards I'm not. What am I?
a pound
a ton
a car
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Question 10/12

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A man takes a barrel that weighs 20 pounds, and then puts something in it. It now weighs less than 20 pounds. What did he put in the barrel?
air
himself
a hole
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Question 11/12

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The day before yesterday was two days after Monday. What day is today?
Friday
Saturday
Tuesday
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Question 12/12

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What can run but never walks, has a mouth but never talks, has a head but never weeps, and has a bed but never sleeps?
car
river
pillow
Result
Riddles aren't your thing, that's no big deal. Hey, at least you got a few of the easier ones after all. We're sure you're more of a fact-based person - you remember facts and faces and information. Maybe stick to quizzes like that from now on!

C+, Rusty at Riddles

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Right!
Sure, you missed some of the tougher ones, but you still rock pretty hard at riddles! Put a bit more brain power into a quiz like this and you could really prove yourself to be a member of riddle royalty!

B+, You Rock at Riddles

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Right!
You're the master of the riddles; a real member of the riddle royalty! If there were such a thing, anyways. Some of these were really tough but you fought through and came out on top. Great job!

A+, Riddle Royalty

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1
What goes up but never comes down?
age
balloons
oxygen
2
What's black when you get it, red when you use it, and white when you're all through with it?
blood
ink
charcoal
3
I have four wings, but cannot fly. I never laugh and never cry. On the same spot I'm always found, toiling away with little sound. What am I?
fruit fly
strait
windmill
4
What it always tall when it is young, but short when it is old?
a candle
a person
a tree
5
It has a golden head and it has a golden tail, but it hasn't got a body. What is it?
gold paint
a gold coin
a unicorn
6
What comes once in a minute, twice in a moment, but never in a thousand years?
time
a picture
M
7
Feed me and I live, give me a drink and I die. What am I?
a ghost
a fire
love
8
What travels around the world but stays in one spot?
a stamp
the sun
the moon
9
Forward I'm heavy, but backwards I'm not. What am I?
a pound
a ton
a car
10
A man takes a barrel that weighs 20 pounds, and then puts something in it. It now weighs less than 20 pounds. What did he put in the barrel?
air
himself
a hole
11
The day before yesterday was two days after Monday. What day is today?
Friday
Saturday
Tuesday
12
What can run but never walks, has a mouth but never talks, has a head but never weeps, and has a bed but never sleeps?
car
river
pillow