Quiz: Only Someone With an IQ of 130+ Can Solve All of These Riddles! Can You?
Only Someone With an IQ of 130+ Can Solve All of These Riddles! Can You?
By: Isadora Teich
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About This Quiz

Think you are an ultimate master of riddle solving? Humans love puzzles and problem-solving of all kinds, whether it involves words, numbers, physical activity, or a combination of them all. People have been exercising their minds and putting their problem-solving and creative thinking abilities to the test for centuries with all sorts of riddles. These riddles can be deceptively simple, or they can be incredibly complex. It takes a unique and intelligent mind to be an expert solver of riddles. 

Riddles play key parts in many of our favorite stories as well, as there are few things that people have found so consistently frustrating and fascinating over the years. From ancient myths to modern-day best-sellers like the "Harry Potter" stories, myths play a role. These brain teasers help to keep your mind limber. Many people around the world love them. They love the struggle of trying different strategies and perhaps failing miserably, and ultimately the satisfaction of solving them. Nothing feels better than finally figuring out the right answer to a particularly tricky riddle. 

If you are an expert riddle-solver who loves nothing more than wrestling with a mental mind teaser, put your wits to the test with this tricky quiz! 

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Which weighs more, a pound of feathers or a pound of concrete?
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What thrives if you feed it but dies if you give it a drink?
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I’m tall when I’m young, and I’m short when I’m old. What am I?
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In a one-story blue house, there was a blue person, a blue cat, a blue fish, a blue computer, a blue chair, everything was blue! What color were the stairs?
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What has hands but cannot clap?
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Everyone has me, but no one can lose me. What am I?
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What do both courageous people and books have?
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A boy sits in a house at night in the dark, yet he is reading. How?
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You walk into a room with a match, a kerosene lamp, a candle and a fireplace. Which thing do you light first?
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Everyone has heard me, but no one has ever seen me. I do not speak unless I am spoken to. What am I?
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What gets wetter and wetter the more it dries?
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Two fathers and two sons went out to eat. Everyone ate one burger, yet only three burgers were eaten. How is this possible?
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A man was outside taking a walk when it started to rain. The man didn’t have an umbrella and he wasn’t wearing a hat. His clothes got soaked, yet not a single hair on his head got wet. How could this happen?
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You walk across a bridge and you see a boat full of people, yet there isn’t a single person on board. How is that possible?
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What runs but can't walk?
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How far is it possible for a dog to run into the woods?
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If there are six pears and you take away two, how many pears do you have?
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Jane’s mother has three daughters. One is called Anna, the other one is Collette. What is the name of the third daughter?
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What’s full of holes but still holds water?
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How can someone fall off a 30-meter ladder and not get hurt?
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What never asks questions but is always answered?
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What belongs to you but is used more by others?
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Which word becomes shorter when you add two letters to it?
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A man condemned to death has to choose one of three rooms. One is full of fire, one is full of assassins with loaded guns, and the other is full of lions which haven't eaten in years. Which room should he choose to survive?
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What do you throw away when you need it, then bring back when you're done with it?
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What stays in the corner but can travel around the world?
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What can you hold in your right hand, but not your left?
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A window cleaner with no safety equipment falls on the 25th floor of a skyscraper, but he is not hurt. How?
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I am first in Earth and second in heaven. I appear twice in a week, but only once in a year. What am I?
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Greta was born in 2004, but she will celebrate her fourth birthday in 2020. How is that possible?
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The more you take from me, the larger I get. What am I?
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What is always coming, but never will arrive?
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What has four fingers and a thumb, but can't hold onto anything?
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What do we know for a fact is at the end of a rainbow?
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