These funny riddles and answers are guaranteed to make you think, and they will hopefully make you laugh as well. A good funny riddle is one that provides your brain with a logical puzzle as well as using jokes and humor to tickle your funny bone. The puzzles and brain teasers we placed in this section have been selected for their use of irony, humor, and fancy word play to add an extra dimension of funniness to the puzzle being presented. It has been cited in many studies how beneficial solving riddles and puzzles are to the brain, both young and old, and adding a dimension of humor to them is a great way to make brain excercise more pleasant.
Note that dirty riddles are held to an appropriate, kid-friendly standard here at GoodRiddlesNow.com. Here at GRN, we believe that riddles are a highly effective way to develop mental skills and understanding in young children, so we have worked hard to make our site a useful tool for school-age children. We ensure that the puzzles in this section are funny riddles for adults as well as kids, therefore, dirty riddles that would be inappropriate for children are kept off. Also not that these riddles may be easier than most, so please visit the hard riddles section for more difficult brain teasers. So, these are great funny riddles for kids and can be used in a classroom setting without worry. If you like riddles and you like jokes, take these funny joke riddle hybrids for a spin.
Question: A man is walking through the park one day and sees a group of four boys standing in a circle. A smaller boy is holding a large stick and hands it to a larger boy saying "I couldn't do it, your turn."
The larger boy swings the stick twice and the other two boys go to the ground. The smaller boy says "I'll get 'em next time." The man walks away smiling.
What just happened?
Answer: The boys were at a birthday party hitting a pinata.
Question: A mother is 21 years older than her child. In 6 years the mother will be 5 times older than her baby.
Where is the father?
Answer: He is with the mother.
If you do the math: (baby's age) + 21 + 6 = 5 * (baby's age + 6)
(baby's age) + 27 = 30 + 5 * (baby's age)
-3 = 4 * (baby's age)
-3/4 = baby's age
The baby will be born in 9 months.
Question: When is 99 more than 100?
Answer: A microwave.Generally when you run a microwave for '99' it runs for 1 minute and 39 seconds. '100' runs for 1 minute.
Question: There is a party of 100 high-powered politicians. All of them are either honest or liars. You walk in knowing two things:
- At least one of them is honest.
- If you take any two politicians, at least one of them is a liar.
From this information, can you know how many are liars and how many are honest?
Answer: Yes, from the information you know 1 is honest and 99 are liars.
One of them is honest satisfying the first piece of information. Then if you take the honest man and any other politician, the other politician must be a liar to satisfy the second piece of information, 'If you take any two politicians, at least one of them is a liar.' So 99 are liars.
Question: What kind of room has no doors or windows?
Answer: A mushroom.
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