Intelligent Riddles

After the success of my recent post about a famous psychological riddle? I’ve decided to post some more riddles!

While I have named these riddles ‘intelligent riddles’ they are really just for fun, so don’t take them as a true test of intelligence!

Once you’re done with these 5 riddles then keep scrolling to check out some great riddle books that we highly recommend.

So without further introduction here are the riddles – scroll to the bottom of the page for the answers:

  1. What gets wetter the more it dries?
  2. What word becomes shorter when you add two letters to it?
  3. How many bananas can you eat if your stomach is empty?
  4. What kind of coat is always wet when you put it on?
  5. What has 13 hearts, but no other organs?

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Answers to the intelligent riddles:

  1. A towel
  2. Short
  3. One, your stomach isn’t empty after the first
  4. A coat of paint
  5. A deck of playing cards

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A Little Book of Ripping Riddles and Confounding Conundrums:

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Mensa Riddles and Conundrums:

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rholton - 3 January 2016

I think the answer to 2 should be “short”, not “shorter”.

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