ThinkTank Riddles #5

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Welcome to the fifth edition of ThinkTank Riddles! This edition contains fifteen riddles. If you have the answers, type them out in the comment section.

Question #1

What breaks when you say it?

Question #2

A man went around the world in a ship. Yet he was always in sight of land. How is that possible?

Question #3

How many months of the year have 28 days?

Question #4

One day, John was asked how old he was. He replied as follows: "Yesterday I was 12, but before that I was 11; next year I'll be 14." Based on this information, can you deduce John's birthday and the day he answered the question?

Question #5

What starts with an E and ends in an E, but only has a single letter in it?

Question #6

Most people don't want to have it, but once they have it, they are afraid of losing it. What is it?

Question #7

What is the safest room to be in during a zombie apocalypse?

Question #8

What ancient invention allows people to see through walls?

Question #9

Spelled forwards I’m what you do every day; spelled backwards I’m something you hate. What am I?

Question #10

I am not a holiday. I belong in the month of December, but not in any other month. What am I?

Question #11

What question can someone ask all day long, always get totally different answers, and yet all the answers could be correct?

Question #12

What is 3/7 chicken, 2/3 cat and 2/4 goat?

Question #13

What can you hold in your left hand but can never hold in your right hand?

Question #14

When is a door not a door?

Question #15

A mansion is on fire. There are three rooms: A room full of money, a room full of expensive paintings, and a room full of gold and precious jewels. Which room do the policemen put out first?

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Level 49
Sep 13, 2022
Answers:

1. Silence

2. It was a spaceship

3. All of them

4. His birthday is December 31; he answered the question on January 1 (i.e. the day after his birthday)

5. Envelope

6. Their job (or: lawsuit, argument)

7. The living room

8. The window

9. Live

10. The letter D

11. "What time is it?"

12. Chicago

13. Your right hand

14. When it's ajar

15. None of them: police don't put out fires

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Level 55
Sep 6, 2022
1. Promise

2. Rocket ship

3. 12

4. Today, on his birthday

5. Envelope

7. Living room

8. Glass

9. Live

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Level 59
Sep 6, 2022
I’ve seen envelopes with multiple letters in it, but i think that’s the right answer
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Level 30
Sep 6, 2022
1. Silence
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Level 75
Sep 6, 2022
1. Silence

2.Spaceship

3.All of them

4.Today, his birthday

5. ?

6.?

7.?

8.Window

9.?

10.?

11.What time is it?

12.?

13. Your right hand

14. When its ajar

15. ?

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Level 68
Sep 6, 2022
10. The letter D

12. Chicago

15. Policemen don’t put out fires tho… firemen do.

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Level 68
Sep 6, 2022
4. The day AFTER his birthday. December 31st is his birthday. It was January 1st when he said that he was 11 two days ago. Which means he will turn 13 this year on Dec 31, and 14 next year.
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Level 16
Sep 6, 2022
did you steal mckenzie's series?
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Level 49
Sep 6, 2022
I am not stealing it; I just saw it was discontinued so I wanted to write a sequel
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Level 16
Sep 7, 2022
oh ok
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Level 60
Sep 6, 2022
I might as well take a crack at it.

1. Silence.

2. 'twas a space ship.

3. All of them.

4.

5. An envelope.

6.

7. The Living Room? Less of a riddle and more of a play on words.

8. A window.

9. "Live."

10. The letter "D."

11. "What time is it?"

12.

13. Your right hand.

14. When it's ajar. Once again, not a riddle but rather wordplay.

15. None of them; policemen don't extinguish fires.

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Level 63
Sep 7, 2022
1. Silence

2. Spaceship

3. All of them

4. He was asked the question the day after his birthday

5. Envelope

6. A lawsuit or an argument

7. Living room

8. Window

9. Live

10. D

11. What's the time? (or in Tasmania: what's the weather like?)

12. Chicago

13. Your right hand

14. When it's ajar

15. None. The firefighters extinguish fires.

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Level 72
Sep 11, 2022
1. SIlence

2. He was in a spaceship

3. All of them

4. He was asked on his birthday, idk the date

5. Envelope

6. A lawsuit

7. Mushroom

8. Windows

9. "Live"

10. The letter D

11. What time is it?

12. Chicago

13. Your right hand

14. When it's locked

15. None of them, firefighters put out fires.