# Best short riddles

## An empty box

How many apples can you put in an empty box?
Zero. When you put an apple, it no longer remains empty. Others say one. After you put one in there, it is not empty.
63.05 %

## I can eat anything

If I drink something, then I am just over. However, I can eat anything. What Am I?
A fire.
62.88 %

## I sleep when you are awake, I am awake when you fall asleep

I sleep when you are awake, I am awake when you fall asleep. I can fly but no feathers to aid my flight. What am I?
Bat.
62.81 %

## Arrested for attempting

There is something which arrested for attempting but not for completing. What is it?
Suicide.
62.74 %

## Sea monsters

What do sea monsters eat?
Fish and ships.
62.62 %

## The sequence

1 11 21 1211 111221 312211 What is the next number in the sequence?
The next number it: 13112221. Each number describes the previous number. Starting with 1, the second line describes it 11 (one 1). Then the third line describes 11 as 21 (two 1's). Then the fourth line describes 21 as 1211 (one 2, one 1). This is the pattern.
62.59 %

## I eat worms

I live in a house called a coop. I have two legs, two wings and a tail. I eat worms and bugs and grain. I lay eggs. I am a...
Chicken.
62.50 %

## I am always hungry and will die if not fed

I am always hungry and will die if not fed, whatever I touch will soon turn red.
Fire.
62.30 %

## Fingers & thumbs

They have not flesh, nor feathers, nor scales, nor bone. Yet they have fingers and thumbs of their own. What are they?
Gloves.
62.10 %