"Miscellaneous Riddles"


Talking Parrot

A petshop owner had a parrot with a sign on its cage that said “Parrot repeats everything it hears”. Davey bought the parrot and for two weeks he spoke to it and it didn’t say a word. He returned the parrot but the shopkeeper said he never lied about the parrot. How can this be?

The parrot was deaf.
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Bike Spokes

An old fashioned bike wheel has 21 spokes. How many spaces are between the spokes – 20, 21, or 22?

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Four Jolly Men

Four jolly men sat down to play,

And played all night till break of day.

They played for cash and not for fun,

With a separate score for every one.

When it came time to square accounts,

they all had made quite fair amounts.

Now, not one has lost and all have gained -

Tell me now, this can you explain?

The four jolly men are members of an orchestra hired to play at a dance.
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There was a green house.

Inside the green house there was a white house

Inside the white house there was a red house.

Inside the red house there were lots of babies.

What is the house?

A watermelon.
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A doctor and a bus driver in love

A doctor and a bus driver are both in love with the same woman, an attractive girl named Sarah. The bus driver had to go on a long bustrip that would last a week. Before he left, he gave Sarah seven apples. Why?

An Apple A Day Keeps The Doctor Away!
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A time when they’re green

A time when they’re green, a time when they’re brown,


But both of these times, cause me to frown.


But just in between, for a very short while,


They’re perfect and yellow, and cause me to smile!


What am I talking about here?

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What is the noblest musical instrument?

What is the noblest musical instrument?

An upright piano.
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What insect does a blacksmith manufacture?

He makes the firefly.
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Warm tree

What tree is most warmly clad?

A Fir Tree
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Bricked up room

You are in a room that is completly bricked in on all four sides, including the cieling and floor. You have nothing but a mirror and a wooden table in the room with you. How do you get out?

You look in the mirror you see what you saw, you take the saw and you cut the table in half, two halfs make a whole, and you climb out the hole. :)
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