Riddles

Mallory Johnson

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  1. What begins but has no end and is the ending of all that begins?
  2. I am not a holiday. I belong in the month of December, but not in any other month. What am I?
  3. The more you take, the more you leave behind. What am I?
  4. What has a head, a tail, is brown, and has no legs?
  5. What comes once in a minute, twice in a moment, but never in a thousand years?
  6. A murderer is condemned to death. He has to choose between three rooms: the first is full of raging fires; the second, assassins with loaded guns; and the third, lions who haven’t ate in years. Which room is the safest?
  7. What Rock Group has four men that don’t sing?
  8. What was the largest island in the world before Australia was discovered?
  9. I am the first on Earth, the second in heaven. I appear twice in a week, though you only see me once in a year. What am I?
  10. What is brown and sticky?