40+ Hard Riddles for Teens

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Riddles for teens are a great way to keep teen’s brains active and engaged. Riddles help stimulate their brains and promote all kinds of growth. So, we thought we would share 40 hard riddles for teens.

These hard riddles for teens will really test their brain and stimulate growth. Challenge your teen by seeing if they can solve these riddles!

40+ Hard Riddles for Teens

Q. You walk into a room with a match, a karosene lamp, a candle, and a fireplace. Which do you light first?

A. The match.

Q. I have no doors but I have keys, I have no rooms but I do have a space, you can enter but you can never leave. What am I?

A. Keyboard

Q. What fruit is always sad?

A. Blueberry

Q. When you look for something, why is it always in the last place you look?

A. Because when you find it, you stop looking!

Q. While a cat was outside, it started to downpour. The cat couldn’t find any shelter and got completely soaked by the rain, yet not a single hair was wet. How could this be?

A. It was a hairless cat

Q. I am the sweetest and most romantic fruit. What am I?

A. Honeydew

Q. Two fathers and two sons went duck hunting. Each shot a duck but they shot only three ducks in all. How come?

A. The hunters were a man, his son and his grandson.

Q. What do you find at the end of the line?

A. The letter E

Q. I am a bird, I am a fruit and I am a person. What am I?

A. Kiwi

Q. What has to be broken before you can use it?

A. An egg.

Q. I call the trees my home, yet I never go inside, and if I ever fall off the tree I will be surely be dead.

A. The leaves

Q. If you’re stealing honey, be prepared to receive vengeance in this form. What is it?

A. Sting

Q. What gets wetter and wetter the more it dries?

A. A Towel.

Q. John was going to a party and, as he approached, he could see in the windows that it was completely packed with people. He went inside only to discover that there wasn’t a single person in there. How could this be?

A. Everyone was married

Q. What is it that has a power socket on one end and a corkscrew on the other?

A. Pig

Q. Lives in winter, dies in summer, and grows with its roots upward. What is it?

A. An icicle.

Q. If a teacher, parent and coach aren’t able to make a spoiled teenager cry, then all you have to do is cut me with a knife and the teen’s tears will start to flow. You can eat me, but don’t dare to take a bite out of me. Who or what am I?

A. An onion

Q. I have a head, tail, but no arms and legs. What am I?

A. Coin

Q. What is it that you cannot hold even ten minute, even though it is lighter than a feather?

A. Your breath.

Q. Why did the teenager’s report card become very cold and freeze?

A. Because it was full of low C’s and F’s

Q. I cause involuntary movements in your vehicle. What am I?

A. Tow Truck

Q. How can a man go 8 days without sleep?

A. He only sleeps at night.

Q. What did Physics say to History when they are arguing?

A. Don’t change the subject

Q. What has green hair, a round red head and a long thin white beard?

A. Radish

Q. A girl is sitting in a house at night that has no lights on at all. There is no lamp, no candle, nothing. Yet she is reading. How?

A. The woman is blind and is reading braille.

Q. What do hippies eat while doing their math homework?

A. Pot pi

Q. Has a tongue, but never talks. Has no legs, but sometimes walks. What is it?

A. Shoe

Q. If you are running in a race and you pass the person in second place, what place are you in?

A. Second place.

Q. Lives without a body, hears without ears, speaks without a mouth, to which the air alone gives birth. What is it?

A. Echo

Q. You can’t keep this until you have given it.

A. A promise.

Q. There is a three digit number.

The second digit is four times as big as the third digit, while the first digit is three less than the second digit.

What is the number?

A. 141

Q. What gets sharper the more you use it?

A. Your brain.

Q. How many 9’s are there between 1 and 100?

A. 20

Q. Two mothers and two daughters went out to eat, everyone ate one burger, yet only three burgers were eaten in all. How is this possible?

A. They were a grandmother, mother and daughter.

Q. What is half of two plus two?

A. Three

Q. Only one color, but not one size,

Stuck at the bottom, yet easily flies.

Present in sun, but not in rain,

Doing no harm, and feeling no pain.

What is it?

A. A shadow

Q. If I have it, I don’t share it. If I share it, I don’t have it. What is it?

A. A secret.

Q. Mom and dad have four daughters, and each daughter has one brother.

How many people are in the family?

A. Seven

Q. Danielle works at a butcher’s shop and wears size 7 shoes. She’s 5 feet and 6 inches tall. What does she weigh?

A. Meat

Q. What is the longest fruit?

A. Longgan

Were you able to solve these hard riddles for teens? Share your favorite in the comments!

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