# Best easy riddles

## A standard book shelf

There are a number of books on a shelf. If one book is the 6th from the left and 4th from the right, how many books are on the shelf?
There are 9 books on the shelf.
61.71 %

## Telephone problem

A woman depended on a public telephone to make her calls, but it was usually out of order. Each day she reported this to the phone company, but nothing was done. Finally she came up with a fib that she told the phone company. The phone was fixed the next day. What did she tell them?
She told them that people were making calls without having to pay.
61.71 %

## Never goes in and never comes out

What goes through a door but never goes in and never comes out?
A keyhole.
61.53 %

## Three coats of paint

Jason decided to give his bike 3 coats of paint. Which coat would go on the first?
The second, as it is the only coat that can go on 'the first' coat.
61.37 %

## If you drop me I'm sure to crack

If you drop me I'm sure to crack, but give me a smile and I'll always smile back.
Mirror.
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## Beth's mother

Beth's mother has three daughters. One is called Lara, the other one is Sara. What is the name of the third daughter?
Beth.
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## Plow and plow

I plow and plow, but never sow. What am I?
A pig.
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## The Smith family

The Smith family is a very wealthy family that lives in a big, circular home. One morning, Mr. Smith woke up and found his gardener's body. He knew it was one of his employees who had killed him. So he asked them what they were doing in the morning and he got these replies. Driver: "I was outside washing the car." Maid: "I was dusting the corners of the house." Cook: "I was starting to make lunch for later." From the replies he knew who the killer was. Can you guess who it was?
The maid, because they lived in a circular house and she was apparently "dusting the corners" of the house at the time of the murder - the house is round, therefore it has no corners.
60.81 %

## Brothers and sisters have I none

A man while looking at a photograph said, "Brothers and sisters have I none. That man's father is my father's son." Who was the person in the photograph?
That man's son.
60.70 %