50 Funny Riddles for Teens to Solve

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If you are looking to make your teens laugh these funny riddles for teens is the way to do it! Riddles for teens are a great way for them to stay focused and use their critical thinking skills in a fun new way. As a bonus, it gets them away from their social media channels and more present with the family. 

Riddles are a fun way to connect with the family at the dinner table, in the car, or hanging out in the living room. 

funny riddles for teens

So here are some awesome funny riddles for teens for them to solve! 

Funny Riddles for Teens

Q. Why is Europe like a frying pan?

A. Because it has Greece at the bottom.

Q. What five-letter word becomes shorter when you add two letters to it?

A. Short

Q. What question can you never answer yes to?

A. Are you asleep yet?

Q. If an electric train is moving north at 100mph and a wind is blowing to the west at 10mph, which way does the smoke blow?

A. An electric train has no smoke.

Q. How do you spell COW in thirteen letters?


Q. What never asks a question but gets answered all the time?

A. Your cellphone

Q. There’s a one-story house in which everything is yellow. Yellow walls, yellow doors, yellow furniture. What color are the stairs?

A. There aren’t any—it’s a one-story house.

Q. A girl fell off a 50-foot ladder but didn’t get hurt. How come?

A. She fell off the bottom rung.

Q. What has a neck but no head?

A. A bottle

Q. There are two monkeys on a tree and one jumps off. Why does the other monkey jump too?

A. Monkey see monkey do.

Q. How do you make the number one disappear?

A. Add the letter G and it’s “gone”!

Q. I shave every day, but my beard stays the same. What am I?

A. A barber

Q. What type of cheese is made backward?

A. Edam

Q. A cowboy rode into town on Friday. He stayed in town for three days and rode out on Friday. How is that possible?

A. Friday was the name of his horse.

Q. You see a boat filled with people, yet there isn’t a single person on board. How is that possible?

A. All the people on the boat are married.

Q. Why did Tigger go to the bathroom?

A. He wanted to find his friend, Pooh!

Q. What two keys can’t open any door?

A. A monkey and a donkey.

Q. Why did the boy bury his flashlight?

A. Because the batteries died

Q. You walk into a room that contains a match, a kerosene lamp, a candle and a fireplace. What would you light first?

A. The match

Q. What can be caught but never thrown?

A. A cold.

Q. A pet shop owner had a parrot with a sign on its cage that said “Parrot repeats everything it hears”. Davey bought the parrot and for two weeks he spoke to it and it didn’t say a word. He returned the parrot but the shopkeeper said he never lied about the parrot.

How can this be?

A. The parrot was deaf.

Q. How many seconds are there in a year?

A. Twelve. January 2nd, February 2nd, March 2nd, etc.

Q. A man dies of old age on his 25 birthday. How is this possible?

A. He was born on February 29.

Q. Which letter of the alphabet has the most water?

A. C

Q. What can run but not walk?

A. Raindrops.

Q. I have branches, but no fruit, trunk or leaves. What am I?

A. A bank

Q. Imagine you’re in a room that’s filling up with water quickly. There are no windows or doors. How do you get out?

A. Stop imagining.

Q. There are 30 cows in a field, and 28 chickens. How many didn’t?

A. 10. Listen closely: 30 cows, and twenty-eight chickens. Say EIGHT and ATE. They sound the same. Therefore, it means 20 ATE chickens. 30-20=10, so 10 cows didn’t eat any chickens.

Q. What belongs to you but gets used by everyone else more than you?

A. Your name.

Q. David’s parents have three sons: Snap, Crackle, and what’s the name of the third son?

A. David

Q. If I drink, I die. If I eat, I’m fine. What am I?

A. A fire

Q. What kind of coat is best put on wet?

A. A coat of paint

Q. What starts with a P, ends with an E and has thousands of letters?

A. The Post Office

Q. What can you hold in your left hand but not in your right?

A. Your right elbow

Q. What has three feet but can’t walk?

A. A yardstick.

Q. What tastes better than it smells?

A. Your tongue

Q. Why did Snap, Crackle and Pop get scared?

A. They heard there was a cereal killer on the loose.

Q. Why would a man living in New York not be buried in Chicago?

A. Because he is still living

Q. What has four eyes but can’t see?

A. Mississippi

Q. What is black when it’s clean and white when it’s dirty?

A. A chalkboard

Q. What kind of band never plays music?

A. A rubber band

Q. If two snakes marry, what will their towels say?

A. Hiss and Hers.

Q. What moves faster: heat or cold?

A. Heat. Because you can always catch a cold.

Q. I’m light as a feather, yet the strongest person can’t hold me for five minutes. What am I?

A. Your breath

Q. Three men were in a boat. It capsized, but only two got their hair wet. Why?

A. One was bald

Q. What happened when the wheel was invented?

A. It caused a revolution.

Q. If you have a bowl with six apples and you take away four, how many do you have?

A. The 4 you took away

Q. What can’t be put in a saucepan?

A. It’s lid

Q. What do you call a woman who knows where her husband is all the time?

A. A widow

Q. How did the boy kick his soccer ball ten feet, and then have it come back to him on its own?

A. He kicked it up.

What funny riddles did you your teens love? Share in the comments below! 

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