# Tricky Riddle Trivia Questions Quiz! Test Your Brain

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If you are looking to test your brain, here are some Tricky Riddle Trivia Questions to help you out. Riddles have the ability to have you thinking and if you could solve at least three riddles a day you are guaranteed to have a very upbeat day. Why don’t you give this one a try and keep a look out for others like it!

• 1.

### What goes up and down abut doesn't move?

• A.

Water

• B.

• C.

Clowds

• D.

The wind

Explanation
The road goes up and down due to the presence of hills or slopes, but it doesn't physically move from one place to another. It remains fixed in its location while allowing vehicles and pedestrians to travel on it.

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• 2.

### What should you do when you see a green man?

• A.

• B.

• C.

• D.

Run!

Explanation
When you see a green man, it is an indication that it is safe to cross the road. The green man signal typically appears at pedestrian crossings, indicating that vehicles have been stopped and pedestrians can proceed to cross the road. Therefore, the correct action to take when seeing a green man is to cross the road.

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• 3.

### What occurs once in a minute, twice in a moment and never in a thousand years?

• A.

Having a baby.

• B.

Getting rich

• C.

Life

• D.

The letter "M".

D. The letter "M".
Explanation
The letter "M" is the correct answer because it occurs once in the word "minute," twice in the word "moment," and never in the phrase "thousand years." This is a play on words, as the question is asking for something that physically occurs, and the letter "M" fits the criteria.

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• 4.

### How can you place a pencil on the floor so no one can see it?

• A.

Put it vertically

• B.

Put it horizontally

• C.

Next to the wall

• D.

Have it face the light

C. Next to the wall
Explanation
Placing the pencil next to the wall would hide it from view because the wall would act as a barrier, blocking the line of sight from certain angles. This would make it difficult for anyone to see the pencil unless they specifically looked for it from a different perspective.

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• 5.

### You throw way the outside, eat the inside, and throw away the inside. What am I?

• A.

Corn on a cob

• B.

A hotdog

• C.

A lollipop

• D.

Yoghurt

A. Corn on a cob
Explanation
The correct answer is Corn on a cob because when you eat corn on the cob, you typically remove the husk (the outside), eat the kernels (the inside), and discard the cob (the inside).

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• 6.

### What language do people speak without saying a word out loud?

• A.

Gesturing.

• B.

Making a face.

• C.

Pointing fingers.

• D.

Jumping.

A. Gesturing.
Explanation
Gesturing is a form of nonverbal communication where people use hand movements, body language, and facial expressions to convey their thoughts and feelings without speaking. Unlike making a face, pointing fingers, or jumping, gesturing involves using specific hand and body movements to communicate messages effectively. Therefore, gesturing is the correct answer as it accurately describes a language that people speak without saying a word out loud.

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• 7.

### During what month do people sleep the least?

• A.

March

• B.

February

• C.

April

• D.

December

B. February
Explanation
February is the correct answer because it is the shortest month of the year. With fewer days, people have less time to sleep compared to other months.

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• 8.

### What disappears as soon as you say its name?

• A.

Help!

• B.

Silence

• C.

Wait!

• D.

The cat

B. Silence
Explanation
Silence disappears as soon as you say its name because by speaking or making any sound, you are breaking the absence of noise and creating sound, thus eliminating the state of silence.

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• 9.

### There are three sticks. Can you make four out of them without breaking any?

• A.

No.

• B.

Maybe, but only by breaking one of them

• C.

Yes, by drawing the figure 4 with them.

• D.

You would need 2 more sticks to do that.

C. Yes, by drawing the figure 4 with them.
Explanation
The correct answer is "Yes, by drawing the figure 4 with them." This answer suggests that by using the three sticks creatively, you can arrange them in a way that forms the shape of the number 4. This solution does not involve breaking any of the sticks or requiring additional sticks.

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• 10.

### I take what you receive and surrender it all by waving my flag. What am I?

• A.

A mailbox

• B.

An email

• C.

A letter

• D.

An enveloppe

A. A mailbox
Explanation
A mailbox is the correct answer because it is a receptacle where you receive letters and packages. The phrase "I take what you receive" suggests that the object is used to collect incoming mail. The phrase "surrender it all by waving my flag" refers to the flag on a mailbox that is raised to indicate outgoing mail. Therefore, a mailbox fits the description given in the question.

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