# Best short riddles

## Bear without an ear

What do you call a bear without an ear?
A “b”.
73.40 %

## Golden treasure lies inside me

A container without hinges, lock or a key, yet a golden treasure lies inside me. What am I?
An egg.
73.38 %

## Thirty-four minutes past noon

What is the significance of the following: The year is 1978, thirty-four minutes past noon on May 6th.
The time and month/date/year are 12:34, 5/6/78.
73.37 %

## Flies, but has no wings

What flies without wings?
Time.
73.37 %

## A bird, squirrel, and a monkey

A bird, squirrel, and a monkey are running to the top of a coconut tree to get a banana - who will be the first to get to the banana?
None – you cannot get a banana from a coconut tree.
73.37 %

## As small as your thumb, I am light in the air

As small as your thumb, I am light in the air. You may hear me before you see me, but trust that I'm there. What am I?
A hummingbird.
73.37 %

## Barber

A sign on the barber's door says "I shave only those who do not shave themselves." Does the barber shave himself?
73.31 %

## Twelve is what remains

A word I know, Six letters it contains, Subtract just one, And twelve is what remains.
Dozens.
73.31 %

## Ramanujan Magic number

What is the smallest number, that can be expressed as the sum of the cubes of two different sets of numbers?
Hardy-Ramanujan discovered 1729 as a magic number. Why 1729 is a magic number? 10^3 + 9^3 = 1729 and 12^3 + 1^3 = 1729 Taxicab number Ta(2)
73.31 %