Riddle of the Day

Riddle of the Day

Daybreak Riddle Archive

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Tuesday, April 25

Who is bigger: Mr. Bigger, Mrs. Bigger, or their baby?

Answer: ?

Monday, April 24

My neighbor Bob is a blacksmith. He is 45 years old, 7 ft. tall, and eats all the time. Guess what he weighs?

Answer: Iron

Friday, April 21

ON THIS DATE... IN 1986... Geraldo Rivera hosted a live, highly promoted 2-hour syndicated TV special about what?

Answer: The Mystery of Al Capone's Vault. They found nothing.

Thursday, April 20

ON THIS DATE... in 1926... Western Electric and the Warner Brothers film studio officially introduced Vitaphone, a new process that would what?

Answer: Enable the addition of sound to film

Wednesday, April 19

ON THIS DATE... in 2009... What TV show about an Italian family owning a bakery premiered on TLC?

Answer: Cake Boss

Tuesday, April 18

ON THIS DATE... in 1924... Simon & Schuster published the first of this kind of book.

Answer: Crossword puzzle book

Monday, April 17

April was formerly the 2nd month in the ancient Roman year, when March began the calendar.  The real origin of its name has been lost.  The most common theory is that Aprillis is derived from the Latin verb Aperire... which means what?

Answer: To open, as the opening, or blossoming, of trees and flowers

Friday, April 14

The average American owns how many pairs of blue jeans?

Answer: 7

Thursday, April 13

The bikini was named after an island where the U.S. military was testing its bombs in World War II.  It was so named because its creator, Louis Reard, believed the revealing suit would create a shock like that of the atomic bomb.  Name the island.

Answer: Bikini Atoll

Wednesday, April 12

The difference between 2 nominal clothing sizes is about how many pounds?

Answer: 10-15 pounds

Tuesday, April 11

Can you name the four major fashion capitals of the world?

Answer: New York, Paris, Milan & London

Monday, April 10

It's Prom season!
Do you know what "Prom" is short for?

Answer: Promenade

Friday, April 7

Two planes take off at the same exact moment. They are flying across the Atlantic. One leaves New York and is flying to Paris at 500 miles per hour. The other leaves Paris and is flying to New York at just 450 miles per hour. Which one will be closer to Paris when they meet?

Answer: They'll both be the same distance away when they meet

Thursday, April 6

Fred owns a pet store. He puts one canary per cage, but has one bird too many. If he puts two canaries in each cage, he has one cage too many. How many cages and canaries does he have?

Answer: Fred has 3 cages and 4 canaries 

Wednesday, April 5

What is the best month for a parade?

Answer: March

Tuesday, April 4

Pronounced as one letter,
And written with three,
Two letters there are,
And two only in me.
I'm double, I'm single,
I'm black, blue, and gray,
I'm read from both ends,
And the same either way.
What am I?

Answer: EYE

Monday, April 3

What other letter fits in the following series:
B C D E I K O X?

Answer: The letter H. All the letters in the series flipped vertically remain the same.

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