Riddles 2


Riddle5. What has two hands and a face, but no arms or legs?

Riddle6.What can be measured but has no length, width, or thickness?

Riddle7.What doesn’t ask questions but needs to be answered?

Riddle8.What has a neck but no head?



Answers to the Riddles

Riddle5.  A clock

The hands and face are parts of the human body, of course. But the hands of a clock or of a watch are the two pieces of metal or plastic that point to the number. The face is the flat part that the numbers are on.

Riddle6. Your temperature

To measure something is to find out how much of that thing there is, or how big the thing is. When a person is sick, the skin may become very hot. Then we say that the person has a temperature. Temperature is measured with a thermometer.

Riddle7. Telephone

When the telephone rings, you answer it by picking up the receiver and saying hello?””

Riddle8. A bottle

A person’s neck is the part between the head and the body. The neck of a bottle is the long, slender part at the top. A bottle also has a lip-but no head.

Resource: 101 American English riddles

collected by:  Atousa  Rafieenejad