# Riddles 42

Sleep All Day

Why does a dragon sleep all day?

So it can hunt knights!

Manhole Cover

Why is a manhole cover round and not square?
Can you think of two reasons?

1: It can’t fall through the hole like a square one could.
2: It can easily be moved by rolling.

Pencil Riddle

Why is a pencil like a riddle?

It’s no good without a point.

Her boyfriend was in a bullfight!

Most Feathers?

Which side of the turkey has the most feathers?

The outside.

Indian Chief

Why did the Indian chief wear so many feathers?

To keep his wigwam.

Detective Work

With a little detective work and deep thought, the following facts can make an accurate statement. Can you figure it out?
11 is a race horse
12 is 12
1111 race
12112

11 is a race horse
12 is one too
11 won one race
12 won one too

Pointed Fangs

With pointed fangs it sits in wait,
With piercing force its doles out fate,
Over bloodless victims proclaiming its might,
Eternally joining in a single bite.
What am I?

A stapler.

Without a bridle, or a saddle, across a thing I ride a-straddle. And those I ride, by help of me, though almost blind, are made to see. What am I?

Eye glasses.

Stop The Car!

You are driving a car. On your right is a steep cliff. Right in front of you there is a horse and right behind an elephant, both of which travel at your own speed. On your left there is a fire truck blocking you. How do you stop your car?

Simple; just ask the merry-go-round operator to stop!

Only 4 Gallons

You are standing by a river with a 5-gallon jug and a 3-gallon jug, but you need exactly 4 gallons of water. Using only the 2 jugs you have, how can you measure out 4 gallons?

1: Fill up the 5-gallon jug to the top.
2: Using the 5-gallon jug, fill up the 3-gallon jug.
3: Empty the 3-gallon jug and pour the 2 gallons left over from the 5-gallon jug into it.
4: Fill the 5-gallon jug again.
5: Fill the 3-gallon jug again to the top.
6: You now have exactly 4 gallons left over in your 5-gallon jug!

Relationship Between?

A big indian and a small indian are going to fish. The big indian is not the small indian father but the small indian is the big indian’s son. What is the relationship between the two?

The big indian is the small indian’s mother.

How do you know if there’s an elephant under your bed?

You bump your nose on the ceiling.

Three Colors

I’m red and I can be green or yellow, what am I?

An apple.

Nuisance

My tail is long, my coat is brown,
I like the country, I like the town.
I can live in a house or live in a shed,
And I come out to play when you are in bed.
What am I?

A Mouse.

Teeth

What has teeth
And can’t bite?

It is a comb.

No Flesh

Four fingers and a thumb,
Yet flesh and blood I have none.
What am I?

A pair of gloves.

On Everyone’s Face

We are a pair,
We can dart here and there,
Though we always stay in one place.
We can smile or shed tears,
Show our pleasure or fears,
And you’ll find us on everyone’s face.
What are we?

Two eyes.