Riddles difficult or easy, challenging or tricky. What is a Riddle? A riddle is a question or statement that describes something without actually naming what it is, leaving the reader to guess. A riddle is a puzzling question or problem that we want to explain and solve. Riddles can be about anything: food, animals, clothes, weather, people, school, family….. Riddles can be funny or silly, short or long, difficult or easy, challenging or tricky. Have Fun!