Light Riddles

Here you find our popular collection of light riddles and other interesting and fun light puzzles and brain teasers of all kinds. To solve the puzzles, you have to let your imagination run wild and see beyond logic to find the correct answer!

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I can only live where there is light, but I die if the light shines on me. What am I?

Category: What I AmTopics: Light, Shadow

I cannot hear or even see, but sense light and sounds there may be. Sometimes I end up on the hook, or even deep into a book. What am I?

Category: What I AmTopics: Book, Light, Worm

I welcome the day with a show of light,
I steathily came here in the night.
I bathe the earthy stuff at dawn,
But by the noon, alas! I'm gone.

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Category: Classical riddlesTopics: Light, Night

Little trotty hetty coat in a long petticoat and a red nose the longer she stands the shorter she grows. What is it?

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Category: What Is ItTopics: Light

The life I lead is mere hours or less,
I serve all my time by being consumed.
I am quickest when thin, slowest when fat,
And wind is the bane of the gift that I bring.

Category: Classical riddlesTopics: Light

They come to witness the night Without being called,
A sailor's guide and a poet's tears.
They are lost to sight each day Without the hand of a thief.

Category: Classical riddlesTopics: Light, Night