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What am I?

Date added: 13/01/2017

Q: I am old but also new
I may seem rather strange but all of me is true
I am 66 inside but really only 1
I can be pocket sized or sometimes weigh a ton!
All of me is about a person you really ought to meet
He often signs his name and each story is his treat
I am a world best-seller but sadly seldom read
Perhaps you've seen me on a shelf or lying by a bed?
What am I?

 

A: The Bible

 

 

Sturdy and tall

Date added: 28/09/2016

Question: They look like twin brothers, both sturdy and tall. They work together and go everywhere together. But they only go near solid food and do not care for soup. Who are they?

 

Answer: A pair of chopsticks!

 

 

Unseen power

Date added: 23/08/2016

Question: Everything is visible. But there is something that cannot be seen.

Answer: God.

Riddle from the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

http://the-barometer.net/Puzzles%20and%20Riddles.html

 

 

How many houses?

Date added: 23/08/2016

Question: What is the village the Supreme Being built with only one house for the day and many for the night? 

Answer: The firmament. 

Riddle from the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

http://the-barometer.net/Puzzles%20and%20Riddles.html

 

 

Who am I?

Date added: 03/08/2016

Question: I can follow you for thousands of miles and not miss home. I do not fear cold or fire, and I desire neither food nor drink. But I disappear when the sun sets behind the western mountains. Who am I?

Answer: Your shadow.

Riddle to celebrate the Chinese Lantern Festival. Solving “lantern riddles” is among the many popular traditional activities for the festival, which include eating round yuanxiao sweet dumplings, enjoying the full moon, and delighting in colourful lighted lantern displays.

 

 

Itís been around for millions of years, but itís no more than a month old. What is it?

Date added: 03/08/2016

Question: It’s been around for millions of years, but it’s no more than a month old. What is it?

Answer: The face of the moon, which “disappears” before it is a month old and has been around for a long time.

 

Riddle to celebrate the Chinese Lantern Festival. Solving “lantern riddles” is among the many popular traditional activities for the festival, which include eating round yuanxiao sweet dumplings, enjoying the full moon, and delighting in colourful lighted lantern displays.

 

 

 

Why is a man like pepper?

Date added: 07/10/2015

Answer: Until you have tested him, you can't tell how strong he is.

Hausa of West Africa.

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Riddles made in the night will be answered in the morning light.

Date added: 07/10/2015

Answer: A dream.

Visayan riddle, Philippines

 

Visayan translation:

Tigmo, tigmo agokoy, ugma ra kita magasoy.

Sagot (answer): Damgo.

 

 

What do you look at with one eye, but never with two?

Date added: 31/08/2015

Answer: The inside of a bottle.

Ga of Ghana.

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