45 Riddles For Eyes

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Who doesn’t love a good brain-teasing riddle? And what about a fun group activity that the whole family can enjoy together? Look no further than eye riddles – an easy game that anyone in your household can play and it’s guaranteed to spark conversations, get you laughing, and sharpen your senses!


Riddles are not only a great indoor activity, but they will also help challenge minds and get creative juices flowing. If you are looking for more riddles to challenge your brain, be sure to try these Horse Riddles. If you love sweets and especially ice cream, then you’ll love these 40 Ice Cream Riddles That Are Udderly Great.

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Riddles For Eyes

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  • Q: I am pronounced as a one letter alphabet. I am written with three letters. I am complete with just two letters. I am double. I am blue I am black I am brown I am gray I am yellow and I am green. I can read from both ends. I appear the same every way! What am I? Eye
  • Q: When getting someone’s attention this is what you might try to catch and if you’re a pirate at sea. It might be covered by a patch. What is it? Eye
  • Q: This is something with a lid but it’s not a coffee mug. It’s something with a socket but it doesn’t have a plug. What is it? Eye
  • Q: I am a body part but I am not a knee. I am found on your face, I’m what you use to see. What is it? Eye
  • Q: Although it’s not a curtain this gets closed every night so that you can go to sleep. It’s what gives you your sight. What is it? Eye
  • Q: These come in different colors but they are not felt tip pens to help these things work better. You might use a contact lens. What is it? Eye
  • Q: This thing has some lashes but it is not a whip. It’s able to be closed but it is not a zip. It’s part of your body but it is not a hip. There are two on your face but it is not a lip. What is it? Eye
  • Q: I’m closed at night, I give you sight. What am I? Eyes
  • Q: I have a lid but I’m not a can of paint I have a lens but I’m not a camera. I’m in a socket but I’m not a plug. I have an iris but I’m not a bunch of flowers. I have lashes but I don’t have a whip.. Eyes
  • Q: General Custer is surrounded by Indians and he’s the only cowboy left. He finds an old lamp in front of him and rubs it. Out pops a genie. The genie grants Custer one wish, with a catch. He says, “Whatever you wish for, each Indian will get two of the same thing.” Custer ponders a while and thinks:”If I get a bow and arrow they get two. If I get a rifle they get two!” He then rubs the bottle again and out pops the genie. “Well,” the genie asks “have you made up your mind?” What did Custer ask for to help him get away? One glass eye
  • Q: What body part is pronounced as one letter but written with three, only two different letters are used? Eye
  • Q: It’s 7:00 am. You are asleep and there is a sudden knock on the door. Behind the door are your parents, who came to have breakfast. In your fridge: bread, pasteurized milk, juice, and a jar of jam. What will you open first? Your eyes
  • Q: What has an eye but can not see? A needle
  • Q: How do you know carrots are good for your eyes? Have you ever seen a rabbit wearing glasses?
  • Q: I have billions of eyes, yet i live in darkness. I have millions of ears, yet only four lobes. I have no muscle, yet i rule two hemispheres. What am I? Human brain. The brain has billions of optic and auditory nerves, four lobes and two hemispheres, and is an organ of the human body.
  • Q: Why did the man ask his wife for a map? Because he got lost in her eyes.
  • Q: You are driving a bus, Six people get on, two people get off, then 10 people get on and five people get off, then eight people get on and four more people get off. What color were the bus driver’s eyes? Whatever color your eyes are. ‘You’ are driving a bus.
  • Q: If there is a bee in my hand what is in my eye? Beauty, because beauty is in the eye of the bee-holder!
  • Q: A giraffe has 2 eyes, a monkey has 2 eyes, an elephant has 2 eyes, how many eyes do we have? We have 2 eyes also!
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  • Q: What should always be looked into? Eyes
  • Q: What has eyes but can’t see? A potato
  • Q: How do you punish a naughty eyeball? Give it fifty lashes.
  • Q: What kind of balls don’t bounce? Eyeballs
  • Q: What do you call a fish with no eyes? Fssshh
  • Q: These come in different colors but they are not felt tip pens to help these things work better. You might use a contact lens. What could I be? An eye ball
  • Q: I am a window, I am a lamp, I am clouded, I am shining, and I am colored; set in white, I fill with water and overflow. I say much, but I have no words. What am I? An eye
  • Q: I have a lid but I’m not a can of paint. I have a lens but I’m not a camera. I’m in a socket but I’m not a plug. I have an iris but I’m not a bunch of flowers. I have lashes but I don’t have a whip. What am I? An eye
  • Q: What do you call a deer with no eye? I have no idea (no eye deer).
  • Q: I am covered with three layers, two of which can be very sensitive, my layers can cover me in a heartbeat or a long time. What am I? A cat’s eye
  • Q: The strangest creature you’ll ever find has two eyes in front and a hundred behind. What is it? A peacock.
  • Q: What has four eyes and runs south? The Mississippi River.
  • Q: Open me, and you can’t see me without a mirror. Close me and you can’t see me at all. What am I? Eyes
  • Q: The land was white the seed was black . It’ll take a good scholar to riddle me that. What am I? An eye or an eyeball
  • Q: We are a pair, We can dart here and there, Though we always stay in one place. We can smile or shed tears, Show our pleasure or fears, And you’ll find us on everyone’s face. What are we? Two eyes
  • Q: Without a bridle or a saddle, across a thing, I ride a-straddle. And those I ride, by help of me, though almost blind, are made to see. What am I? Eye glasses
  • Q: I am used to bat with, yet I never get a hit. I am near a ball, yet it is never thrown. What am I? Your eyelashes
  • Q: Pronounced as one letter, But look and you’ll see, That really I’m written with three. I’m read from both ends, The same either way. What am I? Eyes
  • Q: Who are the two brothers who live on opposite sides of the road yet never see each other? Eyes
  • Q: Be you ever so quick, with vision keen, by your eyes, we are never seen. Unless perchance it should come to pass, you see our reflection in a looking glass. What are we? Your own eyes
  • Q: Different lights do make me strange, thus into different sizes I will change. What am I? I am the pupil of an eye.
  • Q: I’m so fast you can’t see me, Though everyone sees straight through me, I don’t stop until the day you die. What am I? A blink of an eye.
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