Challenge your brain to some of the water riddles in our collection. The harder they are the more you can brag you solved them!
Give me food, and I will live. Give me water, and I will die. What am I?
I am the biggest alphabet, as I contain the most water in the world. Who am I?
If you drop a yellow hat in the Red Sea, what does it become?
If you were swimming in the ocean and a big alligator attacked you, what should you do?
Nothing. There are no alligators in the ocean.
Large as a mountain, small as a pea, Endlessly swimming in a waterless sea.
Red through and through, it has no mouth. But it eats many things; it fears water but not wind.
Small boats, 5 guests in each; sail on land but never on water; Busy during the daytime, anchored at night. What I Am?
Wash it and it isn’t clean. Don’t wash it and then it’s clean. What I Am?
Water riddles 2
What always runs but never walks, often murmurs, never talks, has a bed but never sleeps, has a mouth but never eats?
What do you get if you pour boiling hot water down a rabbit hole?
Hot cross bunnies.
What has five eyes, but cannot see?
The Mississippi River.
What has holes all around, but can still hold water?
What is neither water nor land, and is always soaking wet?
What is the healthiest kind of water?
What’s full of holes but still holds water?
Which letter of the alphabet has the most water?
Water riddles 3
You are right next to a river and have a 5 gallon container and a 3 gallon container. You need to measure out 1 gallon of water. How do you do it?
Fill up the 3 gallon container first. Pour it into the five gallon container. Fill up the 3 gallon container again, and fill up the rest of the 5 gallon container, and you should have 1 gallon left over in the 3 gallon container.
I make up 70% of the Earth, but only 3% of me is fresh, 1 in 6 people don’t have enough of me, some claim it’s a human right, and others claim it for profit. What am I?
One quarter of a litre of me is needed to make 1 litre of bottled water. What am I?
It can take up to 1000 years for me to break down. What am I?
A plastic bottle
Sales of bottled water are increasing in my part of the world. Where am I?
I am the 2nd largest market for bottled water in Asia. Where am I?
As water, this much of me is transferred from country to country each year. What am I?
22 million tons
This percentage of disposed plastic bottles will end up in landfill sites or burn in incinerators, releasing toxins each year. What percentage am I?
Water riddles 4
Large amounts of energy and fossil fuels are wasted to produce, transport and dispose of plastic bottles. I am exhausted with the depletion of my natural resources. What am I?
17.2% of my fellow country folk drink exclusively bottled water. What country am I from?
I am tested more frequently, I am virtually free, and research has shown samples of me to have lower rates of bacteria then bottled water samples. What am I?
Canadian tap water
You can’t eat or drink me, but it’s hard to eat or drink without me. I talk without saying a word. I make people smile or suffer, but I have no personality. Some make lots of me, while others have little or none. Most people are happy to hold me, but I don’t feel a thing. What am I?
In most municipalities, this percentage of plastic water bottles in Canada is recycled.
What percentage am I?
As water, this much of me is needed to produce a one-litre bottle of water. What am I?
We are major players in the bottled water business who acquired over half of the 2nd largest bottled water company in Indonesia. What am I?
Nestle and Coca-Cola
People in the U.S. purchase more than half a billion of me per week, enough to circle the globe 5 times over. It costs 2000 times more to purchase me than what I would be free.
What am I?
Water riddles 5
A man walks into a bar, the man asks for a drink, the bar tender pulls out a gun and shoots at him, the man get back up and says thank you. Why is that?
The man had hiccups.
I have holes in my top and bottom, my left and right, and in the middle. But I still hold water. What am I?
There are four brothers in this world that were all born together. The first runs and never wearies. The second eats and is never full. The third drinks and is always thirsty. The fourth sings a song that is never good. Who are they?
Water, fire, earth, wind.
A barrel of rainwater weighs twenty pounds. What must you add to make it weigh fifteen?
What runs all day, but never walks Often murmurs, never talks Has a bed, but never sleeps Has a mouth, but never eats?
What can be swallowed, but can also swallow you?
What did the ocean say to the sea?
Nothing, it just waved.
What’s full of holes but still holds water?
I live in the oceans, the rivers and seas, when I’m cold I float, when I’m hot, I’m free.
Have a great time with water riddles and don’t forget to share the laughter and mental stimulation with others!