‘What Am I’ Riddles and Brain Teasers (Sports Edition)

“How to teach people to do what hasn’t been done is a great riddle.” – Peter Thiel

Looking for a fun game to get your mind relaxed and refreshed? 

You are in the right place!

Do you know, riddles can relax our brain and body, help in releasing stress, and encourage positive mental health?

And for those of you who are following EURO Cup 2020, we have a treat for you (Do let us know your favorite team in the comments below). So get ready for some quick-witted and rib-tickling riddles!

–Answers are written in inverted format at the bottom left of the image–

If you love cooking and baking, the first one is definitely for you.

How is a Baseball team similar to a pancake?

Fun Fact:  The earliest pancake-like dish (known as Alita Dolcia) was prepared by the Romans in the 1st century CE from milk, flour, egg, and spices.


Let’s see how you do the second one.

I am a kind of ball.   I have feet but cannot walk. What am I?

Fun Fact: The first game to be televised was between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1939. It approximately aired on 500 televisions across New York. 


Now let’s see how well you remember Grandma’s fairy tales that you were taught in your childhood.

Why is Cinderella so bad at Soccer?

Fun Fact: Cinderella is the oldest Disney princess. In the movie, Cinderella is 19 years old, making her the oldest princess followed by Tiana of Princess and the Frog.


For the next one, I have got a hint for you. You play this game when you go to a beach. 

I am served, but not by a waiter, and I am an ace but not a card. What am I?

Fun Fact: Volleyball was invented by William George Morgan, an American educator. Morgan was an acquaintance of basketball inventor James Naismith and the former was inspired by the new sport to invent his own. However, he wanted one that could be played indoors. Taking a badminton net and a soccer ball bladder, he created volleyball.


All you James LeBron fans, the next one is for you!

What do you do when you see an elephant with a Basketball?

Fun Fact: A broken wrist in high school sealed LeBron’s Basketball fate. James played both basketball and football in high school. Some have speculated that he could have easily gone pro with football. Earlier in his senior year, he broke his wrist during a game. Because of the two-month recovery time, he decided to forego the football season to be fully healed for the senior basketball season.


Food lovers (or should I say Juice lovers), the next one is yours to take.

I am a sport. I can also be eaten. What am I?

Fun Fact: Squash has been voted the healthiest sport to play by Forbes Magazine. This was based on a number of key factors, including calories burned and cardio-respiratory endurance. Squash matches can help you burn off up to 1000 calories an hour. That’s quite a figure, and one very few other sports can come close to.


What’s the difference between a good lawyer and a bad lawyer? A bad lawyer might let a case drag on for several years. A good lawyer knows how to make it last even longer.

Hahah.. No offence to any of the lawyers out there.

Why do lawyers love Tennis?

Fun Fact: The word “love” or zero in tennis possibly derives from the French word “l’oeuf” meaning “egg,” which may represent the figure zero.


Do you know – a full-size piano has a total of 88 keys – 52 white keys and 36 black keys. The white keys are known as natural music notes, while the black keys are sharps and flats.

Good luck for the next one!

I have pedals but I’m not a piano What Am I?

Fun Fact: The world’s longest bike was 135 feet and 10.7 inches long. The company Santos and the University of South Australia built this bike in 2015. Guinness World Records required the constructors to prove that the bike could travel a minimum of 100 meters, without riders touching the ground – which it could!


If you are a tea lover (like me), you will love solving the next one.

What tea do Hockey players drink?

Fun Fact: People were using ceramic teapots 11,000 ago in Asia and the Middle East. Tea didn’t reach most Europeans until the late 16th century. 


Don’t forget to wash your hands (COVID Protocols :p) before solving the next one.

Wash it and it isn't clean. Don't wash it and then it's clean. What Am I?

Fun Fact: Swimming was first introduced at the Olympics in 1896. The first known record of people swimming dates back to Egyptian drawings from 2500 BC, with stone-age paintings in the Cave of Swimmers dating back even further. The first swimming goggles were made from tortoise shells.


‘Golf is a day spent in a round of strenuous idleness.’ – William Wordsworth

The great poet preferred daffodils to mown fairways.

What do you get if you lose one at golf?

Fun Fact: Golf Was Invented in Scotland. Scottish people invented golf in 1457. No one truly knows the earliest days of the sport. The most accepted theory is the game was created during the high Middle Ages.


The next one is a very popular sport in North America. If you’re from North America, you must have played it once.

Why did the defensive Lacrosse player cross the road?

Fun Fact: Lacrosse is the oldest sport in North America. It was first played by the Cherokee, Iroquois, and Onondaga nations, and has been around since the 1500’s. One of the earliest reasons Native American lacrosse was played was to settle disputes and prevent war between nations.


Friends. I hope you had fun solving these riddles. 

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