# WHAT AM I RIDDLES

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Here are some cool facts about riddles that may help get those brain juices flowing:
• "What am I" riddles are one of the oldest types of riddle, and are seen in various pieces of historical literature.
• Many teachers love to use riddles of the "What am I" variety, to help make sure their students are paying attention and engaging in the lessons.
• These types of riddles are some of the most common, and some of the most frustrating.
• African scholar Isidore Okpewho defines the riddle as a problem or puzzle is presented by a statement, and also when a response is offered in response to this problem or challenge.
• Mind tricks in the form of riddle almost always attempt to swindle it's audience with tricky wordplay.
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## Forward I'm Heavy Riddle

Hint:
Ton spelled backwards is Not

A ton is 2,000 lbs. That’s heavy. The word ton backwards is literally the word not (n-o-t).
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## I Like To Twirl My Body Riddle

Hint:
A screw
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## I Have Hundreds Of Legs Riddle

Hint:
A broom
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## If You Throw Me Out Of The Window Riddle

Hint:
The letter 'n'.

Taking 'n' out of 'window' creates 'widow'. Putting 'n' into 'door' creates 'donor'.
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## Often Running Riddle

Hint:
Water
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## I Have Two Arms But Fingers None Riddle

Hint:
A wheelbarrow
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## Wear A Green Jacket On The Outside Riddle

Hint:
A watermelon
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## A Little House Riddle

Hint:
A chick in an egg.
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## The Beginning Of Everything Riddle

Hint:
The letter "E"
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## Brown And Old By Day Riddle

Hint:
The moon
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## I Love To Dance Riddle

Hint:
A kite
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## Always Wet But Never Dirty Riddle

Hint:
A Bubble.
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## Today Comes Before Yesterday Riddle

Hint:
A dictionary
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Hint:
A mailbox
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## I'm Gone Forever Riddle

Hint:
Time.

Time is the most valuable resource.
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## Post Your What Am I Riddles Puns Below

Can you come up with a cool, funny or clever What Am I Riddles of your own? Post it below (without the answer) to see if you can stump our users.

1. I'm often found on a bike but never go anywhere, who am I? Answer: A stationary cyclist.

2. Many people throw me away, but the only way to keep me is to give me away, who am I? Answer: A kiss.

3. I may be slimy, but you'll find me in the garden and in a French delicacy, who am I? Answer: A snail.

4. I'm soft and cuddly, and can be a fire hazard if not handled properly, who am I? Answer: A stuffed animal.

5. I can be black or white, and am often found taking notes in court, who am I? Answer: A stenographer.

6. I'm always in a hole, yet I hold things up, who am I? Answer: A doughnut.

7. I may not have eyes, but I can see a lot and travel far, who am I? Answer: A camera.

8. I'm round and I have a hole in the middle, and I can be both sweet or savory, who am I? Answer: A bagel.

9. I'm flat and have wings, but I'm not an airplane, who am I? Answer: A pizza.

10. You can put me in your pocket, but I'm not money, who am I? Answer: A handkerchief.

11. I have a tail and can be fluffy, people often think I'm smelly, who am I? Answer: A skunk.

12. I'm small but mighty, and I can be used to connect multiple devices, who am I? Answer: A USB cable.

13. You can find me in a garden or a salad, but I'm not a flower, who am I? Answer: A radish.

14. I'm slippery and slimy, but I'm essential for fishing, who am I? Answer: Bait.

15. People love to pop me, but I'm not bubble wrap, who am I? Answer: Popcorn.

16. I'm often used for protection, but I can also be a fashion accessory, who am I? Answer: Sunglasses.

17. I'm often worn on your feet, and I come in many shapes and sizes, who am I? Answer: Shoes.

18. I'm delicious with peanut butter, but I'm not bread, who am I? Answer: Jelly.

19. I can be found in the ocean or on a plate, but I'm not a fish, who am I? Answer: Seaweed.

20. You can eat me with a spoon, but I'm not soup, who am I? Answer: Ice cream.

21. I come in many colors and can make a loud noise, but I'm not a rainbow, who am I? Answer: Fireworks.

22. I'm found in the forest and can be used to make furniture, who am I? Answer: Wood.

23. I'm often used for communication, and I come in many shapes and sizes, who am I? Answer: Phone.

24. I'm found in the sky and can be shaped into different animals, who am I? Answer: Cloud.

25. I can be salty or sweet, but I'm not popcorn, who am I? Answer: Pretzel.

26. I'm caused by friction and can make things spark, who am I? Answer: Fire.

27. I'm used on a cold night, but I'm not a blanket, who am I? Answer: Heater.

28. I'm responsible for making breakfast, but I'm not a chef, who am I? Answer: Toaster.

29. I'm found in the ocean and can be delicious on a plate, who am I? Answer: Crab.

30. I'm used for drinking, but I'm not a cup, who am I? Answer: Straw.

31. I'm used to keep food fresh, but I'm not a fridge, who am I? Answer: Zip lock bag.

32. I can be used for cooking, but I'm not a pot, who am I? Answer: Oven.

33. I'm often used for baking, but I'm not flour, who am I? Answer: Baking powder.

34. I'm used for keeping time but I'm not a clock, who am I? Answer: Watch.

35. I'm used to carry things, but I'm not a bag, who am I? Answer: Backpack.

36. I can be used for cleaning, but I'm not soap, who am I? Answer: Detergent.

37. You can see through me, but I'm not a window, who am I? Answer: Contact lens.

38. I'm found in the sand and can be made into castles, who am I? Answer: Sandcastle.

39. I'm used for music, but I'm not a guitar, who am I? Answer: Keyboard.

40. I'm used for seeing in the dark, but I'm not a flashlight, who am I? Answer: Night vision goggles.

41. I'm used for keeping clothes clean, but I'm not a washing machine, who am I? Answer: Dryer sheet.

42. I'm often used for sports, but I'm not a ball, who am I? Answer: Sneakers.

43. I'm used for cutting, but I'm not a knife, who am I? Answer: Scissors.

44. I'm used to keep things organized, but I'm not a folder, who am I? Answer: Binder.

45. I'm used for making things cold, but I'm not a fridge, who am I? Answer: Freezer.

46. I'm used for making ice cream, but I'm not a bowl, who am I? Answer: Ice cream maker.

47. I'm used for drinking coffee, but I'm not a cup, who am I? Answer: Mug.

48. I'm used for making toast, but I'm not a toaster, who am I? Answer: Bread.

49. I'm used for painting, but I'm not a brush, who am I? Answer: Palette.

50. I'm used for writing, but I'm not a pen, who am I? Answer: Pencil.