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What Is It? Riddles
Explore riddles that focus on the question “What Is It?” in this section.
A beacon from home to guide your way. It can be a lifesaver on a stormy day. What is it?
A box without hinges, key, or lid yet golden treasure inside is hid. What is it?
A circle of stones, never in rows. Stacked one on the other, mystery it sows. What is it?
A device that nearly everyone has that can freeze anyone it sees. What is it?
A half is a third of it. What is it?
A hill full, a hole full; yet you cannot catch a bowl full. What is it?
A home of wood in a wooded place, but built not by hand. High above the earthen ground, it holds its pale blue gems. What is it?
A man walks out of a house that has four walls all facing north. A bird walks past him. What is it?
A sphere has three, a circle has two, and a point has zero. What is it?
Arnold Schwarzenegger has a big one, Michael J Fox has a small one, Madonna doesn’t have one, The pope has one but he never uses it, Bill Clinton has one and he uses it all the time! What is it?
Attracted by light but flies at night. It’s wind and hairy but not too scary. What is it?
Big as a biscuit, deep as a cup, but even a river can’t fill it up. What is it?