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Top 30 Short Mystery Riddles with Answers

It is said that ‘Big things come in small packages‘. They probably are right. To understand what we mean check this short mystery riddles with answers. They may be short but that doesn’t mean they’re easy.

These short riddles are great to get your mind working, and to get faster at all kinds of daily activities, and are an interesting challenge to take on. Are you up for it?

Best Short Mystery Riddles with Answers

Click “+” sign to know the keys. These short mystery riddles are funny and of mixed level. Give it a try and find that answers are really tricky.

1. What can you not keep until you give it?
Your word or a promise

2. Which was the first planet to be discovered by man?
Earth

3. Who has married many women but never married?
A priest

4. Why was the picture sent to jail?
Because it was framed

5. My head is red but turns black when you scratch it. What am I?
A match

6. What runs around the yard without moving?
A fence

7. What is made of water but if you put it into water it will die?
An ice cube

8. What loses its head in the morning but gets it back at night?
A pillow

9. What is deaf, dumb and blind but always tells the truth?
A mirror

10. During which month do people sleep the least?
February (there are fewer nights in February)

11. What goes up and down the stairs without moving?
Carpet

12. What has one head, four legs, and one foot?
A bed

13. What is there one of in every corner and two of in every room?
The letter O

14. What grows up while growing down?
A duck or goose

15. What can’t you see that is always ahead of you?
The future

16. What goes up when the rain comes down?
An umbrella

17. What’s full of holes but still holds water?
A sponge

18. Where is the only place that yesterday always comes after today?
In a dictionary

19. What do you bury when it’s alive and dig up when it’s dead?
A plant

20. What can you see in the middle of March and April that you can never see in any other month?
The letter R

21. What do you answer even though it never asks you questions?
A phone or a doorbell

22. I am a word with letters three. Add two more and less there will be. What word am I?
Few

23. What word is always pronounced incorrectly?
Incorrectly

24. What can you fill with empty hands?
Gloves

25. What time of day is spelled the same forwards and backwards?
Noon

26. What word becomes shorter when you add two letters to it?
Short

27. What’s black when it’s clean and white when it’s dirty?
A blackboard

28. What clothes does a house wear?
Address

29. What can go through glass without breaking it?
Light

30. What kind of goose fights with snakes?
A mongoose

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