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Little Riddle

2014年9月2日|Lesson


Hi everyone.

I hope you had a wonderful holiday and had a good start to your second semester.

This month we’d like to ask you some riddles(なぞなぞ).
You can improve your English when you solve riddles.
Riddles amuse most of us.
They also make you creative and smart.
Riddles also help in keeping your memory sharp.
They help you in your problem-solving abilities and of course, keep you entertained.

We’ll show you the answers of them in the October blog.

Little Riddles:

Example : Q: Which is faster, heat or cold?

Example : A: H e a t. (Because you can catch a cold.)

 

Got it?
Let’s try to think of some!!
You should put one letter(alphabet) in each line.

Step 1:

teapot_pink(1) What starts with a T, ends with a T, and has T in it?

A:  It’s a T _ _ _ _ t.

 

(2) Where does Friday come before Thursday?

A:  In a __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __.

 

(3) If he sits down, he is tall; if he stands up, he is short.

A:  D __ __.

 

(4) Claps and claps, but neighbors do not hear.

A: E __ __ __ .

 

(5) I saw two boats, but only one person was on board.

A:  S __ __ __ __.

 

(6)The letter C becomes O, and O becomes C.

A:  M __ __ __ .

 

(7)My uncle has a sister, but she is not my aunt. Who is she?

A:  My m __ __ __ __ __.

 

(8) What animal carries his house wherever he goes?

A:  T __ __ __ __ __.

 

(9) What kind of pet makes music?

A: __ __ __ __ pet.

 

(10) What is the center of Australia?

A:  The letter __.

 

Step 2:

(11) Which American president wore the largest hat?

A:  The one with the biggest __ __ __ __.

 

(12) What goes up, but never comes down?

A: A __ __.

 

(13) What do you add to oil to make it boil?

A: The letter ___.

 

(14) Before Mt. Everest was discovered, what was the highest mountain on Earth?

A: Mt. Everest, it just hadn’t been __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ .

(15) When is the best time to have lunch?

A: After __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __.

 

(16) What is the longest word in English language?

A: S __ __ __ __ __. Because there is a mile between the 1st and last letters.

 

(17) What makes a road broad?

A: The letter ___.

 

(18) Why is a river rich?

A: Because it always has two __ __ __ __ __.

 

(19) What is the tallest building in the world?

A: The __ __ __ __ __ __ __. It has the most stories.

 

Step 3:

(20) Why is 6 afraid of 7?

A: Because 7 __ __ __ 9.

 

(21) I don’t like babysitters. Why?

A: Because they sit on _ _ _ _ _ _.

 

(22) Why does Ms. Jones(who is a woman) shave many times a day?

A: Because she is a b _ _ _ _ _ .


(23) Why does the statue of Liberty stand in New York Harbor?

A: Because there is __ __ chair.

 

(24) Why do birds fly south?

A: Because it’s too far to __ __ __ __.

 

(25) Why are Saturday and Sunday the strongest days?

A: Because Monday through Friday are __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __.

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