#9 Quiz Bop
Warm Up Riddles
How many bricks does it take to complete a building made of bricks?
The last one
An ordinary American citizen with no passport visits over 30 foreign countries in one day. He is welcomed in each country and leaves each one of his own accord. How?
The man is a mail carrier delivering mail to foreign embassies. When inside the embassy, he is in that respective country.
A man runs into a bar and asks for a glass of water. The bartender pulls out a shotgun and yells at him. The man thanks the bartender and walks out of the bar happily. Why did the man thank the bartender?
A man was born in Greece, raised in Spain, and died in San Francisco. What is he?
An electric train is heading 90mph south and the wind is blowing 100mph south. Which way is the smoke blowing?
It’s an electric train so there’s no smoke.
A man was found dead with a cassette recorder in one hand and a gun in the other. When the police came in, they immediately pressed the play button on the cassette. He said “I have nothing else to live for. I can’t go on,” then the sound of a gunshot. After listening to the cassette tape, the police knew that it was not a suicide, but a homicide. How did they know?
If the man shot himself while he was recording, how did he rewind the cassette tape?
The more of me you take, the more of me there are. What am I?
I help to make you comfortable. I must work while you’re awake, but when you’re asleep I do my job and don’t take a single break. I’m partly a guard, I’m partly a case. I’m not hard to move but I’m always in the exact same place. What am I?
Listener Submitted Riddles
Butterscotch has always had a green thumb. Even in her small apartment she keeps over 40 houseplants green and growing. She is estranged from her wealthy, conservative father and physician mother. Because of her intense dislike of technology, she has no phone, computer or television. One day she is surprised to receive a certified letter informing her that her father has died suddenly. The letter states that her father wants to make amends for their past animosity, and desires to pass on a great fortune to his only daughter, Butterscotch. In return for her father’s wealth, Butterscotch would simply need to take ownership of one additional plant. She refuses without a second thought. Why?
The plant Butterscotch’s father wanted to give her was a coal-burning power plant – the antithesis of everything Butterscotch loves.