# Simple riddles

## Full of holes but I can still hold water

I am full of holes but I can still hold water. What am I?
A sponge.
75.66 %

## Cannot be seen

All about, but cannot be seen. Can be captured, but cannot be held. No throat, but can be heard. What is it?
The wind.
75.65 %

## Under the bed at night I sit

I run over fields and woods all day. Under the bed at night I sit, never alone. My tongue hangs out, up and to the rear, waiting to be filled in the morning. What am I?
A shoe.
75.60 %

## I have all the knowledge you have

I have all the knowledge you have. But I am small as your fist that your hands can hold me. Who am I?
75.57 %

## The farmer, the engineer, the physicist, and the mathematician

A farmer challenges an engineer, a physicist, and a mathematician to fence off the largest amount of area using the least amount of fence. The engineer made his fence in a circle and said it was the most efficient. The physicist made a long line and said that the length was infinite. Then he said that fencing half of the Earth was the best. The mathematician laughed at the others and with his design, beat the others. What did he do?
The mathematician made a small circular fence around himself and declared himself to be on the outside.
75.57 %

## The difference between yesterday and tomorrow

What is the difference between yesterday and tomorrow?
Today.
75.57 %

## 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.
75.38 %

## Grandma and Cake

You are on your way to visit your Grandma, who lives at the end of the valley. It's her anniversary, and you want to give her the cakes you've made. Between your house and her house, you have to cross 5 bridges, and as it goes in the land of make believe, there is a troll under every bridge! Each troll, quite rightly, insists that you pay a troll toll. Before you can cross their bridge, you have to give them half of the cakes you are carrying, but as they are kind trolls, they each give you back a single cake. How many cakes do you have to leave home with to make sure that you arrive at Grandma's with exactly 2 cakes?
2 Cakes How? At each bridge you are required to give half of your cakes, and you receive one back. Which leaves you with 2 cakes after every bridge.
75.24 %

## Hidden treasure

I have cities, but no houses. I have mountains, but no trees. I have water, but no fish. What am I?
A map.
75.23 %

## I can swim and dive underwater

I have four legs and a tail. I have no teeth. I can swim and dive underwater. I carry my house around with me. I am a...
Turtle.
75.19 %