Riddles

Some of the most thought-seeking riddles lie before you...

Question 1:   Voiceless it cries, toothless it bites. What is it?
A baby
a crocodile
The wind
a mute who just got their teeth pulled
other

Question 2:   It cannot be seen, cannot be felt, cannot be heard, cannot be smelt, it lies behind stars and under hills, and it fills in empty holes. What is it?
a mole rat
a bird
Nothing
darkness

Question 3:   Pronounced as one letter but written with three, two different letters there are and two only in me. I'm double, I'm single I'm black, blue, brown, and gray. I'm read from both ends and the same either way.
bob
ton
magazine
eye
bee

Question 4:   Though in theory I am always behind you, I am also around to remind you. But in case it's your way to give me too much say, I can hamper or, even worse, blind you. What am I?
shadow
sun
a knife
The past

Question 5:   What is too much for one, enough for two, and nothing at all for three?
anything
dessert
a secret

Question 6:   Light as a feather, there is nothing in it; the strongest man can't hold it for much more than a minute?
a fifty pound weight
a frog
a leaf
breath

Question 7:   What eats rocks, levels mountains, rusts metal, pushes the clouds across the sky, and can make a young man old?
a young person
technology
water
time
other

Question 8:   A women had two sons born at the exact same hour on the exact same day, but they were not twins. How can this be?
They were two of a set of triplets.
One was her dog's puppy and the other was her son.
one was actually a girl

Question 9:   What has to be broken before it can be used?
shoes
an egg
a toddler's toys
a pencil

Question 10:   No sooner spoken than broken. What is it?
silence
a promise
the day (day break)
glass

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