Riddle of the Day
Daybreak Riddle Archive
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Monday, May 25
John put a coin in a bottle and put a cork on the bottle. Later, he managed to get the coin out without taking out the cork or breaking the bottle. How did he do it?
Friday, May 22
How many original Air Jordan shoes were there?
Thursday, May 21
Which team was the first to ever average more than 100 points in a game?
Answer: The Celtics were the first team to average more than 100 by averaging 101.3 in the 1954-1955 season. This was the same year the shot clock was introduced.
Wednesday, May 20
Which of the following is NOT true concerning Michael Jordan and Charles Barkley? -Both were drafted in the same year -Both inducted into the Hall of Fame -Both scored over 50 points in a game 4 times -Both considered one of the 50 best players of the first 50 years
Answer: Both scored over 50 points in a game 4 times
Tuesday, May 19
Who was the first player in NBA playoffs history to score at least 35 points, pull at least 15 rebounds, and shoot at least 80% from the field in one game?
Answer: Jermaine O'Neal
Monday, May 18
I was the 7th player in NBA history to win three NBA championships in my first three NBA seasons of 1999-00, 2000-01, and 2001-02. Who am I?
Answer: Devean George
Friday, May 15
Which NHL player scored at least 600 goals while playing for one team?
Answer: Bobby Hull (604 for Blackhawks)
Thursday, May 14
Which of these NHL team names was not used by the city of Detroit? Cougars, Falcons, Red Wings, or Jaguars
Wednesday, May 13
Which NHL team was swept 4-0 in three consecutive years in the Stanley Cup Final?
Answer: St. Louis Blues
Tuesday, May 12
Most NHL franchise team names end with an 's'. (Blackhawks, Blues...etc...) But how many do not and can you name them?
Answer: Minnesota Wild, Tampa Bay Lightning & Colorado Avalanche
Monday, May 11
What food items were repurposed as early hockey pucks?
Answer: Potatoes, Apples
Friday, May 8
What are the fast marches called that circuses play at the beginning and end of shows?
Thursday, May 7
How many rotations does the Wheel of Steel make durin the Built to Amaze! show?
Answer: Over 50, which measures out to about 10 football fields
Wednesday, May 6
There is a clown hierarchy in the circus. Can you name the 3 different types of clowns in a circus?
Answer: Whiteface, Auguste (red clown) & Character
Tuesday, May 5
How much does an Asian elephant's tooth weigh?
Answer: 9 lbs.
Monday, May 4
When would a circus band play John Philip Sousa's famous march, "Stars and Stripes Forever"?
Answer: When there's an emergency, such as animals getting loose
Friday, May 1
I have numbers on my face, but can't find 13 any place. What am I?
Answer: A clock
Thursday, April 30
I have a few points, but we're not competing. And I'll help you win, when you're eating. What am I?
Answer: A fork
Wednesday, April 29
1 is 3, 3 is 5, 5 is 4, 4 is perfect. Why?
Answer: Because 4 is equal to its letters. F-O-U-R
Tuesday, April 28
What is the best way to stop a dog from barking in, and digging up the front yard?
Answer: Put it in the backyard
Monday, April 27
What has a head, yet it never weeps. Has a bed, but never sleeps. Can run, but can not walk. And has a bank, but not a cent to its name?
Answer: A river
Friday, April 24
How many marshmallows does Blue Man Group use in a week?
Thursday, April 23
How many bananas does Blue Man Group use in a week?
Answer: 910 pounds
Wednesday, April 22
On how many continents has Blue Man Group performed?
Answer: 5 continents and in the ocean, too, thanks to a tailor-made Blue Man Grioup show on the Norwegian Cruise Lines ship The Epic
Tuesday, April 21
In what year did the first Blue Man Group show open in New York?
Answer: November 1991 at Astor Place Theatre, It was called Blue Man Group: Tubes
Monday, April 20
How much Cap'n Crunch cereal does Blue Man Group use in a week?
Answer: 15 pounds
Friday, April 17
Why would a hair stylist rather cut the hair of two brunettes than one red head?
Answer: Make more on 2 haircuts instead of 1
Thursday, April 16
John has 22 apples in a basket. Gretchen and Mark both take 2 and you take 16. How many apples do you have?
Wednesday, April 15
What is 5,000 years old and still turning?
Answer: A wheel
Tuesday, April 14
What two letters can spell the word candy?
Answer: C and Y
Monday, April 13
How can you make 7 even?
Answer: Remove the 's' from 'seven' to make it 'even'
Friday, April 10
What was the first car fitted with an alternator, rather than a direct current dynamo?
Answer: The 1960 Plymouth Valiant
Thursday, April 9
What car was reportedly designed on the back of the Northwest Airlines airsickness bag and released on April Fool's Day, 1970?
Answer: 1970 Gremlin
Wednesday, April 8
What autos were the first to use a standardized production key-start system?
Answer: The 1949 Chryslers
Tuesday, April 7
What was the Ford's answer to the Chevy Corvette, and other legal street racers of the 1960's?
Answer: Carrol Shelby's Mustang GT350
Monday, April 6
What was the first official White House car?
Answer: A 1909 White Steamer, ordered by President Taft
Friday, April 3
In Peter and the Starcatcher, what is it that Peter sees for the first time when he's shipwrecked on the island?
Answer: The Sun
Thursday, April 2
In Peter and the Starcatcher, the 12 actors portray how many different characters during the course of the show?
Answer: More than 100
Wednesday, April 1
In Peter and the Starcatcher, what is the name of the ship that is supposed to take Lord Aster and Molly to Rundoon?
Answer: The Neverland
Tuesday, March 31
In Peter and the Starcatcher, what is the profession of Black Stache, a man named for his foot-long mustache, and his crew?
Monday, March 30
In Peter and the Starcatcher, what is the mystical substance that fulfills dreams and turns ordinary fish into mermaids?
Friday, March 27
Easter, the chief holiday of the spring season, is celebrated on the first Sunday following ________ after the start of spring.
Answer: The first full moon
Thursday, March 26
Name one of the more popular flowering plants that first bloom in spring.
Answer: Daffodils, Tulips, Lilies
Wednesday, March 25
What is the name of the Greek goddess whose return was believed to signal the start of spring?
Tuesday, March 24
What is the term for a period of unseasonable cold weather during Spring?
Answer: Dogwood Winter
Monday, March 23
'Primavera' or 'Allegory of Spring' is a famous painting by which celebrated artist?
Answer: Sandro Botticelli
Friday, March 20
What kind of animal is the Springbok?
Answer: A medium-sized brown and white antelope-gazelle
Thursday, March 19
Which of America's Founding Fathers first conceived the idea of Daylight Saving Time?
Answer: Benjamin Franklin
Wednesday, March 18
Why does daylight increase in Spring?
Answer: Because the Earth's axis is increasing its tilt toward the sun
Tuesday, March 17
According to myth, what can you do with a raw egg on the first day of Spring?
Answer: Balance it on its end
What is the first day of Spring called?
Answer: Vernal Equinox (Equinox= when daytime and night are of equal duration)
Friday, March 13
I can be cracked, I can be made. I can be told, I can be played. What am I?
Answer: A joke
Thursday, March 12
How do you fix a broken pizza?
Answer: With tomato paste
Wednesday, March 11
Tall as a tree, dressed in white, My bridal veil is shiny bright. Up all night, never sleeping, If I rest, many are weeping. Upon the shores since the days of old, My silent message. What am I?
Answer: A lighthouse
Tuesday, March 10
Your parents have six sons including you. And each son has one sister. How many people are in the family?
Answer: 9; 2 parents, 6 sons, 1 daughter (All of them have 1 sister, not 6 sisters)
Monday, March 9
A man in tights is knocked out by a rock next to him. The rock never touched him. What happened to him?
Answer: The rock was Kryptonite and the man was Superman
Friday, March 6
I am a small room, But no life lives inside, No matter what weather looms, Very cold my residents reside. What am I?
Thursday, March 5
What 3 positive numbers give the same result when multiplied and added together?
Answer: 1, 2 & 3
Wednesday, March 4
In a pond there are some flowers with some bees hovering over the flowers. How many flowers and bees are there if both the following statements are true: 1. If each bee lands on a flower, one bee doesn't get a flower. 2. If two bees share each flower, there is one flower left out.
Answer: 4 bees, 3 flowers
Tuesday, March 3
What jumps when it walks and sits when it stands?
Answer: A kangaroo
Monday, March 2
I'm teary-eyed but never cry. Silver-tongued, but never lie. Double-winged, but never fly. Air-cooled, but never dry. What am I?
Answer: Mercury (The element looks shiny, silver and is wet. The god Mercury has two wings but only uses them to run.)