Riddles With Answers + Audios From 30+ Different Countries

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Riddles With Answers + Audios From 30+ Different Countries



With the intention of compiling the most popular riddle in each country, this blog is the end result! A compilation of riddles with answers (including audios) provided by different nationalities from 30+ countries.

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As you all know, a RIDDLE is a form of statement or question having a double or hidden meaning to be solved like a puzzle. To know more about riddles, feel free to ask Google or Wikipedia.

Here is an all-new challenge made for everyone.

1 โ€“ Prepare a โ€œRIDDLEโ€ popularly known in your native language and in your country. Add also its English translation.
2 โ€“ Send your riddle to the group.
3 โ€“ Send its audio version (both in your native language and then in English.) No need to introduce yourself, just get on with it.
4 โ€“ Send the answer to your riddle after an hour or two so everyone can guess while still unsolved.

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With 30+ nationalities participating in this challenge, here are the audios shared by each participant while revealing the most popular in their country. So get your earphones ready!

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Riddles with Answers from Different Countries

NOTE: All non-English riddles have English translation.

๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ด Angola: Riddle in Portuguese

Se eu tenho, compartilho. Se eu compartilho, eu nรฃo tenho. O que รฉ?

If I have it, I donโ€™t share it. If I share it, I donโ€™t have it. What is it?

Um segredo.

A secret.

๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท Argentina: Riddle in Spanish

El que lo pica se hace pez

The one who bites it becomes a fish.


Fish hook

๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Australia: Riddle in English

Twenty (20) people jump into an empty pool filled with water and nothing else. After, they jumped in 24 heads came back up. How is this possible?

The answer is because each person has 24 heads (20 foreheads)

๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท Brazil: Riddle in Portuguese

O que รฉ, o que รฉ? Mesmo atravessando o rio nรฃo se molha.

What is it, what is it? Even crossing the river, you donโ€™t get wet.



๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎ Burundi: Riddle in Kirundi

Ndahamanuka ariko sindahaduga.

I can go down but i canโ€™t go up.

๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Chile: Riddle in Spanish

Cinco hermanos muy unidos que no se pueden mirar, cuando riรฑen aunque quieras no los puedes separar

Five very close brothers who canโ€™t look at each other, when they brawl even if you want, you canโ€™t separate them.

Los dedos.

The fingers.

๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด Colombia: Riddle in Spanish

Pequeรฑo como un ratรณn y cuida la casa como un leรณn

Little like a mouse and keeps your house safe like a lion.

El candado.

The lock.

๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ท Costa Rica: Riddle in Spanish

Cual es el animal muerto que aun da vueltas?

What is the dead animal that is still spinning?

Pollo asado.

Roast Chicken.

๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Czech Rep: Riddle in Czech

Jedna hlaviฤka, jedna noลพiฤka.
Noลพiฤka kdyลพ zฤervenรก,
konec noลพky znamenรก

One head, one leg.
When head turns red,
The leg is dead.

Sirka or Zรกpalka.

Match or fire stick.

๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ด Dominican Rep: Riddle in Spanish

Si me nombras desaparezco, ยฟquiรฉn soy?

If you name me I disappear, who I am?

El silencio

The Silence

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ Egypt: Riddle in Arabic

yumkinuk โ€˜an tarani fi almaโ€™ , lakanani la โ€˜artib abdana. ma โ€˜ana?

You can see me in water, but I never get wet. What am I?



๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท France: Riddle in French

Quโ€™est ce qui tombe mais ne se casse jamais ?

What falls but never breaks?

La nuit.


๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany: Riddle in German

Was lรคuft morgens auf 4 Beinen, Mittags auf 2 Beinen und Abends auf 3 Beinen?

What does walk on 4 legs in the morning, on 2 legs at noon and on 3 legs in the evening?

Humans (crawls, walks and then walks with a stick)

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท Greece: Riddle in Greek

To รฉxo-รฉxo petiรฉtai kai to ypรณloipo mageirรฉvetai.
Metรก to รฉxo-รฉxo trรณgetai kai to ypรณloipo petiรฉtai. Ti eรญnai?

The outside is thrown away and the inside is being cooked.
Then you eat the outside and you throw away whatโ€™s inside. What is it?



๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ Hungary: Riddle in Hungarian

Zรถld istรกllรณban fekete lovak piros szรฉnรกt esznek.

Black horses eating red hay in a green stable. What is that?



๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Indonesia: Riddle in Indonesian

Jika gajah jadi ayam, sapi jadi ayam, domba jadi ayam, anjing jadi ayam, ayam jadi apa?

If the elephant becomes a chicken, the cow becomes a chicken, the sheep becomes a chicken, the dog becomes a chicken, what will chicken be?

Ayam jadi banyak.

There will be many chickens.

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ท Iran: Riddle in Farsi

Az yek soorakh vared mishavid va az do soorakh biroon miaeed. An chist?

You get through the one hole and get out of two holes. What is it?


Trousers / Pants.

๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต Japan:ย  Riddle in Japanese

Iu dake de kowarete shimau mono wa, na ฬ„ nda?

What is it? If you say it you break it.



๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Kazakhstan: Riddle in Kazakh

Qysta kiyimin tastaydi, Koktemde kiyine bastaydฤฑ?

In winter, it throws clothes, however it begins to dress in the spring?



๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ Mexico: Riddle in Spanish

Somos muchos hermanitos, en una sola casa vivimos, si nos rascan la cabeza al instante morimos.

We are a lot of brothers, we live in the same house. If someone scratches our heads we will immediately die.

El posporo

The Match

๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Morocco: Riddle in Arabic

La taakol hatta tachbaa,Lakin idha sharibat tamout!

It eats and not satiated, but if it drinks, it would die!

๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Nigeria: Riddle in Igbo

Gwam gwam gwam, gwam ihe si na ala kuru mmiri jee na elu?

Can someone tell me what carries water up?

Aki bekee.


๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ Pakistan: Riddle in Urdu

Woh kya cheez hai jo hamesha uper jati hai jab barish hoti hai?

What always goes up when it rains?



๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พ Paraguay: Riddle in Guarani

Maravichu maravichu, mbaโ€™emotepa? Ndaipepoi ha oveve, huguรกi ha ndahaโ€™ei mymba

Wonder wonder, what would it be? It flies with no wings, it has a tail but it ainโ€™t an animal.


A kite.

๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ช Peru: Riddle in Spanish

Estoy dentro de รฉl y no puedo entrar en รฉl.

Iโ€™m inside him and I cannot enter him.

El espejo.

The mirror.

๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญ Philippines: Riddle in Tagalog

Isang balong malalim, punong-puno ng patalim.

A deep well, full of chisels.

๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia: Riddle in Russian

Chto lyubishโ€™, togo ne kupishโ€™, a chego ne lyubishโ€™ โ€“ ne prodashโ€™. Chto eto?

You canโ€™t buy what you love, and you canโ€™t sell what you hate. What is it?

Itโ€™s age. You canโ€™t buy your โ€˜youthโ€™ and you canโ€™t sell โ€˜old ageโ€™.

๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ South Africa: Riddle in Afrikaans

Maak my dood dan leef ek langer, laat my leef dan dood ek gouer.

Kill me and I will live longer, let me live and I will die quicker.

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Spain: Riddle in Spanish

Tres mujeres en traje de baรฑo, dos de ellas estรกn tristes pero sonrรญen, una de ellas estรก contenta pero llora, ยฟPor quรฉ?

Three women on swimwear, two of them are sad but they are smiling, one of them is happy but she is crying. Why?

Concurso de belleza.

Beauty Contest (the winner is crying out of so much happiness.)

๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟ Tanzania: Riddle in Swahili

Muuaji ameshtakiwa kifo , sasa anatakiw achague Moja ya vyumba vitatu , cha kwanza kimejaa Moto , cha pili wauaji wakiwa na bunduki zilizojaa risasi , na chatatu kimejaa Simba ambao hawajala kwa siku tatu , je chumba gan ni salama kwake?

A murderer is condemned to death. He has to choose between three
rooms. The first is full of raging fires, the second is full of assassins
with loaded guns, and the third is full of lions that havenโ€™t eaten in 3
years. Which room is the safest for him?

The answer is the room with lions which havenโ€™t eaten for three years (theyโ€™re already dead.)

๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ Thailand: Riddle in Thai

arแป‹ รจy yลซฬ€ rahฬ„แบฤng kฬ„hฤ lรฆa rฤkhฤ phรฆng.

It is between our legs and is also expensive. What is it?

๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท Turkey: Riddle in Turkish

Evde 5 kardeลŸ var.
Cemil, mรผzik dinliyor.
Arzu kitap okuyor.
Hakan, uyuyor.
Seyma, masa tenisi oynuyor.

Peki 5. kardeลŸ olan ร–zge ne yapฤฑyor?

There are 5 siblings live at home.
Cemil is listening to music.
Arzu is reading a book.
Hakan is sleeping.
ลžeyma is playing a table tennis

So what is the fifth sibling who is ร–zge doing?

ร–zgeย is playing table tennis with Seyma.

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง U.K.: Riddle in English

There are two doors, one leads to safety the other to certain death. The doors each have one guard, one always tells the truth and one always lies but you donโ€™t know which one is the liar or which one is honest. You may only ask one question and only to one guard to figure out which door leads to safety. What do you ask?

If you ask any guard the question โ€œIf I ask the other guard which door is correct what would he say?โ€ No matter if they are the honest guard or the liar you will be told the wrong door and know to use the other door.

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ U.S.A.: Riddle in English

Look in my face, I am somebody; look in my back, I am nobody. What am I?

I am a mirror.

๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณ Vietnam: Riddle in Vietnamese

Cรกi gรฌ mร  ngฦฐแปi mua biแบฟt, ngฦฐแปi bรกn biแบฟt mร  ngฦฐแปi dรนng thรฌ ko biแบฟt?

What is the buyer knows, the seller knows but the user doesnโ€™t know?

Quan tร i.

Casket/ Coffin.

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This Post Has 2 Comments

  1. Kroozah

    Qima, Qama,
    Tukutuku la mata…..

    “Tau na uca, sega ni suasua”

    “When it rains, I do’nt get wet”

    what am I ?

  2. Kroozah

    Qima, Qama,
    Tukutuku la mata…..

    “Tau na uca, sega ni suasua”

    “When it rains, I do’nt get wet”

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