Adivinanzas en inglés

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Las adivinanzas en inglés o “riddles” son muy utilizadas por las personas que imparten clases de inglés como lengua extranjera. Las adivinanzas en inglés, además, son una forma muy divertida de aprender vocabulario y mejorar la expresión oral.

Adivinanzas en inglés

Adivinanzas en inglés

Adivinanzas en inglés:

  1. What gets wetter and wetter the more it dries?
  2. What begins with P, ends with E, and has 1,000 letters?
  3. What can you catch but not throw?
  4. What goes around the world but stays in a corner?
  5. A father and son were in a car accident. The father died, and the son was taken to the hospital. The doctor said, “I cannot operate on this boy. He is my son.” How is this possible?
  6. Four cars come to a four way stop, all coming from a different direction. They can’t decide who got there first, so they all go forward at the same time. They do not crash into each other, but all four cars go. How is this possible?
  7.  I am a child and a simpleton at once. All are born with me, But rarely am I possessed at death.
  8. Filled with garb, the price is free. Just return what you don’t need. What am I?
  9. I cannot be seen, cannot be felt, Cannot be heard, cannot be smelt. I lie behind stars and under hills, And empty holes I fill. I come first and follow after,  End life, kill laughter. 
  10. Imagine you are swimming in the ocean and a bunch of hungry sharks surround you. How do you get out alive?
  11. What has a face and two hands but no arms or legs?
  12. What is the easiest way to double your money?
  13. What has to be broken before you can use it?
  14. It’s been around for millions of years, but it’s no more than a month old. What is it?
  15. Everyone has it and no one can lose it, what is it?
  16. What begins with E, ends with E, and has one letter?
  17. A cowboy rode into town on Friday, stayed three days, and left on Friday. How is this possible?
  18. What month has 28 days?
  19. What belongs to you but others use it more than you do?
  20. Mary’s father has 5 daughters – Nana, Nene, Nini, Nono. What is the fifth daughter’s name?
  21. What occurs once in a minute, twice in a moment and never in one thousand years?
  22. What is as light as a feather, but even the world’s strongest man couldn’t hold it for more than a minute?
  23.  If an electric train is travelling south, which way is the smoke going?
  24. What has one eye but cannot see?


Adivinanzas en inglés: respuestas

  1. A towel.
  2. Post office.
  3. A cold.
  4. A stamp.
  5. The doctor is his mother.
  6. They all turned righ
  7. Innocent/innocence.
  8. A closet.
  9. Darkness
  10. Stop imagining
  11. A clock
  12. Put it in front of the mirror of course!
  13. An egg
  14. The moon
  15. A shadow
  16. Envelope
  17. His horse’s name is Friday
  18. All of them
  19. Your name
  20. Mary
  21. The letter M
  22. His breath
  23. There is no smoke, it’s an electric train
  24. A needle

 Para esuchar la pronunciación y el contexto de algunas adivinanzas en inglés, haz clic aquí. 

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