Cumbria's Friday riddle...

Why not take part and win some great prizes!

Cumbria’s Friday Riddle is BACK!!!

The Rules:

Weekly Prizes

Here you will get a chance to win 1st and 2nd place prizes every week!

First school to email back with the correct answer will win the 1st Place Prize.

Second school to email back with the correct answer will win the 2nd Place Prize.

All weekly prizes will be delivered to the winning schools the following week after the riddle.

Termly Prize

Only one reply per school per week will be counted towards the Termly Prize.  For every weekly reply, your school’s name will be entered into our raffle and then drawn the last Monday before schools break up at the end of each term.

Make sure you take part every week to increase your chances on winning!

The more times you take part, the more chance you have on winning the Termly Prize!

All winners will be announced on our Website, so keep an eye out and see if you are a WINNER…

Good luck!

This term, we will be giving out the following prizes:

Weekly Prizes

1st Place – Bottle of Wine and chocolates
2nd Place – Chocolates

This terms Prize!!


Riddles and Results:

Friday 6th September 2019

Riddle: You can serve it, but never eat it. What is it?

Answer: Tennis ball

1st Place (Winner) – Vickerstown Primary School

2nd Place – Brisbane Park Infant School

Friday 13th September 2019

Riddle: What room do ghosts avoid?

Answer: The living room

1st Place (Winner) – Appleby Primary School

2nd Place – Holme Primary School

Friday 20th September 2019

Riddle: How many seconds are there in one year?

Answer: 12

1st Place (Winner) – Roose Primary School

2nd Place – Kirkbie Kendal School

Friday 27th September 2019

Riddle: David’s father has three sons: Snap, Crackle and _____?

Answer: David

1st Place (Winner) – Lindal & Marton Primary School

2nd Place – Church Walk C of E Primary School

Friday 4th October 2019

Riddle: I’m tall when I’m young and I’m short when I’m old. What am I?

Answer: A candle

1st Place (Winner) – Black Combe School

2nd Place – Seaton St Paul’s Junior School

Friday 11th October 2019

Riddle: What word is always pronounced wrong?

Answer: Wrong

1st Place (Winner) – Waberthwaite C of School

2nd Place – Greengate Junior School

Friday 18th October 2019

Riddle: Until I am measured I am not known, Yet how you miss me when I have flown.  What Am I?

Answer: Time

1st Place (Winner) – Church Walk CE Primary School

2nd Place – All Saints C of E School

Friday 1st November 2019

Riddle: The person who built it sold it. The person who bought it never used it. The person who used it never saw it. What is it?

Answer: A coffin

1st Place (Winner) – Seascale Primary School

2nd Place – St Michael’s C of E Primary School (Bothel)

Friday 8th November 2019


Only one color, but not one size,
Stuck at the bottom, yet easily flies.
Present in sun, but not in rain,
Doing no harm, and feeling no pain.
What is it?

Answer: A shadow

1st Place (Winner) – Millom School

2nd Place – Eaglesfield Paddle Primary Academy

Friday 15th November 2019

Riddle: If you have me, you want to share me. If you share me, you haven’t got me. What am I?

Answer: A secret

1st Place (Winner) – Bookwell Primary School

2nd Place – Thursby Primary School

Friday 22nd November 2019

Riddle: I have no feet, no hands, no wings, but I climb to the sky. What am I?

Answer: Smoke

1st Place (Winner) – St Pius X Catholic Primary School

2nd Place – Caldew Lea Primary School

Friday 29th November 2019

Riddle: What are moving left to right, right now?

Answer: Eyes

1st Place (Winner) – Kendal Nursery

2nd Place – Church Walk CE Primary School

Friday 6th December 2019

Riddle: I come with many colors, so beautiful and bright, I turn so many houses into a beautiful sight. What am I?

Answer: TBC

1st Place (Winner) – TBC

2nd Place – TBC