Two Types Of Riddles

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Riddle A riddle is a statement or question or phrase having a double or veiled meaning, put forth as a puzzle to be solved. Riddles are of two types: enigmas, which are problems generally expressed in metaphorical or allegorical language that require ingenuity and careful thinking for their solution, and conundra, which are questions relying for their effects on punning in either the question or the answer. Archer Taylor says that "we can probably say that riddling is a universal art" and cites riddles from hundreds of different cultures including Finnish, Hungarian, American Indian, Chinese, Russian, Dutch and Filipino sources amongst many others.[1] In the assessment of Elli Köngas Maranda (originally writing about Malaitian riddles, but…show more content…
Q.3.BrainTeasers: Which Word Does Not Belong? One of the four words does not belong with the other three. Which Word Does Not Belong? & What is it that the others have in common? 1. Carrots, radishes, potatoes, cabbages 2. April, December, November, June 3. Cirrus, calculus, cumulus, stratus 4. Green, yellow, red, blue 5. Fork, comb, rake, shovel Answer: 1. Cabbage. The others are vegetables that grow underground. 2. December. The other months have only 30 days. 3. Calculus. The others are cloud types. 4. Green. Yellow, red and blue are primary colors, green is not. 5. Shovel. The others have prongs. Q.4.Guess What I am? I am a Five letters Word. People eat me. If you remove first letter, I will be a form of energy. If you remove my first two letters, I will be needed for living. If you remove my first three letters, I will be near you. If you remove my first four letters, I will be drink for you. Answer: Wheat Q.5.Guess Musical Instruments from below given Image. 1.HARMONIUM 2.MOUTH ORGAN 3.DHOL 4.TABLA 5.DHOKAK 6.KONGO 7.JAL TARANG 8.VEENA 9.SITAR 10.BONGO 11.SAROD 12.EKTARA 13.PIANO
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