Who wants to play some English games? Let’s solve some riddles, shall we?
riddle -n. a question or statement so framed as to exercise one’s ingenuity in answering it or discovering its meaning. Indonesian: teka-teki.
Rules of the game:
- Type the number of the question as you answer.
- Clues will be given on how many letters the answer is.
- What goes around the world and stays in a corner? _ _ _ _ _ (5 letters)
- What can fill a room but takes up no space? _ _ _ _ _ (5 letters)
- Take off my skin, I won’t cry, but you will. What am I? _ _ _ _ _ (5 letters)
- What has to be broken before it can be used? _ _ _ (3 letters)
- You answer me although I never ask you questions. What am I? _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (9 letters)
- It’s in the middle of the sea. It appears in the evening and disappears in the morning. Love without it is nothing. _ (1 letter)
- What goes round the house and in the house but never touches the house? _ _ _ (3 letters)
- What holds water yet is full of holes? _ _ _ _ _ _ (6 letters)
- What comes once in a minute, twice in a moment, but never in a thousand years? _ (1 letter)
- What gets wet when drying? _ _ _ _ _ (5 letters)
DYK? The ending “-ise” and “-ize” in verbs such as “recognise” and “recognize” are both used in UK. However, “-ize” only used in US.
Compiled and written by @EnglishTips4U on July 20, 2011