Daybreak Riddle Archive
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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.)