516 Riddles

Hard Riddles

Our hard riddles with answers are a true test of your mental power and comprehension. With some of the  you are sure to find these brain teasers challenging and puzzling. Our riddles are rated for hardness by our Good Riddles staff and by other users of the site. But, these brain busters aren't all sweat and tears. The answers to these sometimes funny riddles may make you laugh. While these difficult riddles may drive you a little crazy sometimes, they may surprise you in the way they force you think out of the box. These and other types in our most challenging section are a good way to work your brain and spend your free time. If you are looking for something a little easier, please check out our section.



Sr. No Title Views Ratings
1 How can the horse get to the apple?

A horse is on a 24 foot chain and wants an apple that is 26 feet away. How can the horse get to the apple?

4507
2 Drowns on dry land,

Alive without breath,
As cold as death,
Never thirsty, Ever drinking,
Clad in mail, Never clinking,
Drowns on dry land,
Thinks an island, Is a mountain,
Thinks a fountain, Is a puff of air.

1831
3 Who am I?

Until I am measured
I am not known,
Yet how you miss me
When I have flown.

2912
4 With thieves I consort

With thieves I consort,
With the vilest, in short,
I’m quite at ease in depravity;
Yet all divines use me,
And savants can’t lose me,
For I am the center of gravity.

1827
5 A poor man may give one as easily as a king

The cost of making only the maker knows,
Valueless if bought, but sometimes traded.
A poor man may give one as easily as a king.
When one is broken pain and deceit are assured.

1995
6 Who buys it, has no use for it

Who makes it, has no need of it.
Who buys it, has no use for it.
Who uses it can neither see nor feel it.

2290
7 I build up castles

I build up castles.
I tear down mountains.
I make some men blind,
I help others to see.
What am I?

1833
8 That never rust

Glittering points
That downward thrust,
Sparkling spears
That never rust.

1361
9 I am seen in the water

I am seen in the water
If seen in the sky,
I am in the rainbow,
A jay’s feather,
And lapis lazuli.

2454
10 I am not rich

If a man carried my burden
He would break his back.
I am not rich,
But leave silver in my track

1412