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Hard Riddles for Adults

How will you behead sixty eight and leave eighteen?

#5. There is a 6 digit number! The tens digit is 2 more than the ones digit. My 3rd brother is an illustrator, and my fourth, as wise as an owl. Can you find the odd one out – “Stun”, “Ton”, “Evil”, “Letter”, “Mood”, “Bad”, “Snap”, “Straw”?

#3. One evening, John Watson returns home at 221B Baker Street only to find his friend, Sherlock Holmes, missing. Some papers are pens and some pens are erasers. Finding the hidden answer to a riddle or getting to the end of the maze depends on how a person perceives, understands or absorbs the question. (Hint – The answer lies where you ask.)

#4. #1. The ten thousands digit is 2 more than the thousands digit, and the hundred thousands digit is 2 less than the ten thousands digit. Play smart!

#2. How do you make two 2s into two 5s? You are free to apply any mathematical function you like. It goes like this, “Nb wvzi Dzghlm, blf droo mlg urmw nv dsvm blf ivgfim. You cannot see him in the same way as you see others. Here, we have got some really hard riddles (with their answers) lined up for you. You will find me in everyday and see me in all autumns. About me? I am unanimous to whatever you say! Find us all!

#11. Phew! How did Danny see the cat?

#22. If I am wrong, then I will give you some of my magic stuffs, otherwise you have to give me $10.” The boy agreed, for he thought that no matter what name he writes down, he will deny it. Try deciphering this code – S T O E E I T A E S S S I N O Y (Hint – count and you will have the answer!)

#6. The hundreds digit is again equal to the thousands digit. I am in the midst of a man and foremost in every apprehension. Francelia killed almost 100 people, and was accountable for a damage of $4.7 million. However, Watson finds something that appears to be hurriedly scribbled on the table, besides the pipe. Which part of a boat, does a shopaholic like the most?

#10. The answer is correct, but how?

#16. I S O A A … The hundreds digit is 2 less than the tens digit. Who am I? (Hint – think about a letter)

#23. L I T … Click on “show answer” to see if you have hit the bull’s eye. Let’s see how you take them.

The riddles you will find here are based on numbers, letters, words and overall, logic. What is so peculiar about these four words?

#8. He is your best friend, but speaks to you once in a blue moon? Who’s he?

#19. I add 5 to 9, and get 2. Everything in the room is scattered, the windows are wide open, and Holmes’ pipe is lying unattended on the table. Also, we have upped the difficulty level of the riddles and made them as hard as possible. Name any word that becomes shorter even when you add 2 more letters to it?

#12. “Defense”, “Laughing”, “Stubborn”, “Hijack”. Despite all these, she was not pressed with any charges. Danny was running really late for something. So, he got his father’s black Mustang and whooshed away in no time. How is this possible? (Hint – do what you say)

#15. And all this I do by simply sitting in a corner. Luckily, Danny somehow managed not to hit it. An apple begins with me and age too. Some riddles might be easy for you, while too hard or tough to solve for others. Name a 7 letter word, from which if you take out 4 letters, you will have 1 left?

#13. Out of nowhere, a cat came in the middle of the street. His voice is different from what you hear. Here’s another cipher for you to decode:

8 P of the S S

1 M of the E

1 S of the S S

60 M in 1 H

#9. You live in a place wherein, 6 months is mild summer and during the other 6 months, the mercury goes drastically down! You own a lake where there is a small island. I went to Paris, I went to Egypt, I have been to New York and I will be going to Rome. My 1st brother studies aerodynamics, my 2nd brother builds different engines. Guess the missing letters in the following incomplete series of alphabets and numbers.

G T … You want to build a house over there and need to carry some stuffs. All erasers are papers. What is the digit?

The level of difficulty that a riddle carries with it, may be comprehended differently by different people. Some pencils are erasers. He is always with you when you are alone or in a crowd. So, pencils are obviously pens? True or false?

#17. (Hint – remember Snow White?)

#14. But, you have no boat, ship, plane or anything which you can use to transport them to the island. It’s a pity that you cannot see me in the air and yet it’s so wonderful to be a part of the great Atlantic ocean! Guess who am I?

#7. Why?

#24. But, it was the boy who lost the bet. He listens to every word you utter. Till I bring some more of such trick questions to you, jot these down, and be the coolest ‘riddle man’ of your neighborhood!. The car’s lights were not working for some reason, and even the moon was not out. Can you guess his name?

#18. There is a small chap in my neighborhood, who wants to be a postman when he grows up. R zn luu gl Mlidllw, gl hloev z ivnzipzyov xzhv. How will you solve the problem?

#20. Can you find the underlying message in the following lines?

“I am an important hope for them as you and your intellect had tried to have fun and delight in answering 6 out of all, but none of these were truly hard riddles.”

That would be all for the hard riddles I had in my bag, for now. Gzpv xziv, HS.” Help Watson decode the message.

#21. There was this magician who was playing some smart tricks across the street. A boy went up to him and the man said, “I will just touch your forehead and write your actual name on this yellow paper. Also, he is full of letters

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