# BRAIN TEASERS FOR MIDDLE SCHOOLERS

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Kids ranging from the ages of 10-14 are a tough group to keep entertained while being educated. Use these brain teasers for middle schoolers on worksheets, at the beginning of class before the lesson, or after lunch when fatigue tends to set in.

These are fun puzzles, and they are likely to make your students at least crack a smile! We also have riddles and complex questions for children of other ages, so please be sure to take a look at the other areas of our site.

Near the bottom of the page is a section for you to add riddles for middle schoolers that you would like to share with other teachers and educators.

Also, please feel free to add these to any list or lesson plan. Kindly attribute this site where applicable.

Thank you and good luck with these trick questions for middle schoolers.

## What Gets Sharper The More You Use It Riddle

Hint: It is a five letter word.
Brain
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## What Has Words But Never Speaks Riddle

Hint:
A book
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Solved: 72%

## What Has Feet But No Legs Riddle

Hint:
A snail or a measuring device (like a yard stick or tape measure). A snails foot is a muscle that allows it to move, and measuring devices have feet on them to measure distance.
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Solved: 56%

## Some Think I Have Five Siblings Here Riddle

Hint:
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Solved: 53%

## I Have 6 Eggs

Hint: The eggs aren't specified.
4. I broke, fried and ate the same 2 eggs.
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## Tell Us What You See

Hint: Stare at the white contrast.
Man's face wearing a hat
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## How Many Triangles Are There?

Hint: Don't forget to count the outside :)
13
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## Interacting Layer Riddle

Hint:
The Troposphere
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Solved: 55%

## Coming Down The Chimney

Hint:
The fireplace
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Solved: 82%

## Blowing In The Trees Riddle

Hint:
Wind
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Solved: 86%

## Black And Dirty Riddle

Hint:
A chalkboard (or blackboard). Its solid black when clean, and as you write on it with white chalk it becomes dirty.
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Solved: 66%

## Subtracting 10 From 100 Riddle

Hint:
Once. Next time you would be subtracting 10 from 90.
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Solved: 59%

## Bigger Each Day Riddle

Hint:
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Solved: 50%

## Running In The Woods Riddle

Hint:
The dog can run into the woods only to the half of the wood than it would run out of the woods.
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Solved: 43%

## 3 Apples Riddle

Hint:
If you take 2 apples, than you have of course 2.
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Solved: 64%

## Post Your Brain Teasers For Middle Schoolers Puns Below

Can you come up with a cool, funny or clever Brain Teasers For Middle Schoolers of your own? Post it below (without the answer) to see if you can stump our users.

1. This animal is always the chatty one, with a colorful beak like a clown. What is it? A tou-can talk!

2. What is the difference between a poorly dressed man on a trampoline and a well-dressed man on a trampoline? Attire!

3. This word begins with an E, ends with an E, but only contains one letter. What is it? An envelope!

4. What did the big flower say to the little flower? "Hey, bud!"

5. What is the biggest ant in the world? An eleph-ant!

6. Why did the computer go to the doctor? To get a virus removed!

7. What has a bottom at the top? A leg!

8. What is always in front of you but can’t be seen? The future!

9. If you have a bee in your hand, what do you have in your eye? Beauty – because beauty is in the eye of the beholder!

10. Why did the football coach go to the bank? To get his quarterback!

11. How do you catch a squirrel? Climb up a tree and act like a nut!

12. What do you give a dog with a fever? Mustard – it’s the best thing for a hot dog!

13. What do you call a flying reptile that eats fruit? A froot bat!

14. What do you call a snake that works in a nail salon? A nail viper!

15. What do you get when you cross a snowman and a shark? Frostbite!

16. What do you call a pile of cats? A meowtain!

17. What kind of shoes do frogs wear? Open-toad!

18. Why did the banana go to the doctor? Because it wasn't peeling well!

19. What do you call an alligator in a vest? An investigator!

20. Why don’t ducks tell jokes when they fly south for the winter? Because they would quack up!

21. What do you call a nervous javelin thrower? Shakespeare!

22. When is the best time to go to the dentist? Tooth-hurty!

23. Why did the chicken join the polka band? Because it had drumsticks!

24. What do you call a sleeping bull? A bulldozer!

25. What did the grape say when it got stepped on? It let out a little wine!

26. What is a witch’s favorite subject in school? Spelling!

27. Why did the tomato turn red? Because it saw the salad dressing!

28. Why did the math book look sad? Because it had too many problems!

29. Why was the math book sad? Because it had too many Al-ge-bruises!

30. What does a nosy pepper do? Gets jalapeño business!

31. How does a train eat? It goes chew chew!

32. What's orange and sounds like a parrot? A carrot!

33. What’s the difference between a poorly dressed happy man and a well-dressed unhappy man? Attitude!

34. Why don’t sharks live in the jungle? Because they can’t climb trees!

35. Why did the elephant quit the circus? He was tired of the daily grind!

36. Why was the math book sad? Because it had too many problems!

37. Why was the computer cold? It left its Windows open!

38. Why was the broom late? It swept in!

39. What’s the difference between a horse and the weather? One is weathered-beaten and the other is beaten weather!

40. What do you call a dinosaur with a vocabulary that includes words like "indubitably" and "sumptuous"? A Thesaurus!

41. What do you give a sick bird? Tweetment!

42. Why did the coffee file a police report? Because it got mugged!

43. Why do bees hum? Because they don't know the words!

44. Why do fish live in saltwater? Because pepper-water makes them sneeze!

45. Why did the tomato turn red? Because it saw the salad dressing!

46. What did the janitor say when he jumped out of the closet? "Supplies!"

47. What did the grape say when it got stepped on? Nothing, it just let out a little wine!

48. Why did the vegetable farmers quit their jobs? Because they got tired of the same old crop!

49. What do you get when you cross a snowman and a vampire? Frostbite!

50. Why don't scientists trust atoms? Because they make up everything!