40 Spine-Tingling Creepy Riddles You’ll Love [Free Riddle Cards]

Last Updated on March 9, 2024 by Michele Tripple

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These creepy riddles will give you spine-tingling chills that may just make your hair rise. These creepy riddles are sure to send shivers down your back and keep you on the edge of your seat as you try to answer them on the first try.

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Riddles are the perfect way to break the ice with your friends and family and these creepy riddles are no exception. They may give you a bit of a scare as you try and solve these creepy riddles on the first try.

For more riddle fun, be sure to check out our coffin riddles and our Scary Riddles.

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  • A man and a woman were driving in their car when it broke down. Their phones were out of batteries. The man decided to go for help at a gas station, but it was a few miles back so he was going alone. He made sure nobody was in the car, rolled up all the windows, and locked all of the vehicle’s doors. He left and jogged to the gas station. When he came back, his wife was dead and there was a stranger in the car. No physical damage was done to the car. How did the stranger get in? The stranger was a baby and the woman died in childbirth.
  • As Mohammed boarded his flight to Afghanistan, he saw a good friend near the back of the plane. He shouted a greeting to his friend by name. Several minutes later police boarded the plane and arrested Mohammed. Why was he arrested? His friend’s name was Jack. He shouted Hi Jack! upon entering the plane.
  • A man was shot in the heart. Nobody tries to save him and it doesn’t kill him. What happened? The man was dead before getting shot in the heart.
  • There was a tragic plane crash and every single person died. Who survived? Married couples.
  • Why can’t a man living in California be buried in Canada? You don’t bury the living.
  • In ancient times you are a poor, clever thief charged with treason against the King. He’s sentenced you to death but will let you choose how to die. How should you choose to die? Choose to die of old age.
  • Which room do the ghosts hate to go to? Living room.
  • What is the place where people are dying to get an entry? A cemetery.
  • A man accidentally tore his suit at work and, within a span of three minutes, died. How did that happen? Because the man was an astronaut and was working in outer space.
  • There was a gunshot. It was discovered that a man was shot in the heart, and yet no one took him to the hospital. The man didn’t die because of the gunshot either. How is that possible? The man was already dead.
  • A house of yore, a house by the street, a house of gore, riddled with elm trees. What am I? The House on Elm Street!
  • I am scary, and when you have more of me, you will see only less. What am I? Darkness.
  • The man who built it sold it, the man who buys it will never use it, and the man who used it has never seen it. What’s it? Coffin.
  • I eat Fish ‘n’ chips for dinner! What am I? I am a sea monster!
  • The ghost of the present, the ghost of past, the ghost of future alight, they bring forth tidings and teach me lessons on a Christmas night. Who am I? Mr Scrooge.
  • A bus crashed, and every single person died. Who survived? The married people!
  • Poor people have it, but if rich people eat it, they will die. What’s it? Nothing.
  • If a Jack O’ lantern has the candle and a witch has a broom, what would a vampire have? Vampire has a bloodhound.
  • You know this one as a place with very few lights and a lot of creaking floors. You will hear all kinds of strange noises and a lot of slamming doors. What is the place? The place is a haunted house.
  • A cannibal entered the buffet restaurant. What did he have? The cannibal had one waiter and the chef.
  • Two men were in the graveyard. A man points to the grave and asks whose it is. The second man looks at him and says. ‘Sisters and brothers, I have none, but this man’s father is my father’s son.’. Who is in the grave? The second man is in the grave and it is his ghost that is talking with the first man.
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  • We have no flesh, no feathers, no scales, no bone. We do have fingers and thumbs of our own. Gloves.
  • What kind of room has no doors, no windows and no furniture? A mushroom.
  • I have no feet, no hands, no wings, but I climb to the sky for all to see.  Smoke.
  • What is made of water, but when placed in water it will die? An ice cube.
  • The more you take, the more of me there are.  Footsteps.
  • If you have me, you want to share me. If you share me, you haven’t got me. A secret.
  • Look in my face, I am somebody. Look at my back, I am nobody. I am a mirror.
  • How can one be sure that a vampire loves baseball as a sport? Because it becomes a bat every night.
  • I have no eyes, but I could once see. I am empty and white, but I had thoughts. What am I? A skull.
  • When would a black cat be bad luck? When you have turned into a mouse.
  • I have no wings or limbs, but I climb the sky. Who am I? Smoke.
  • Pearly and white, spooky alright, playing with children every night. Who am I? Casper The Friendly Ghost.
  • bThe Dead Sea.
  • A few people believe and see me, and others don’t. At night I roam around everywhere and float. If you are scared of a creepy sound at night, go and hide because I would be on all your side. Who am I? Ghost.
  • I have a body and a leg and arms as well as a head. I am naked and bare and not a living being. What am I? A skeleton.
  • What are the mummies’ favorite kind of music? Wrap music.
  • I am a dead bee that loves eating living people. What am I? I am a zom-bee!
  • I am the tallest when I am young. I grow short when I am old, and I love being with the Jack O’ Lanterns. What am I?
  • I am a candle.
  • I am wrapped, but not a gift yet of great value. Who am I? Mummy!

Do you have some other creepy riddles that you love? Share them in the comments so we can try and solve them!

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