Clock riddles are puzzleds or brain teasers that are related to the concept of clocks. They often require the solver to think about the positions of the hands on a clock, the relationship between hours and minutes, and other time-related factors. They combine elements of arithmetic, geometry, and logical reasoning, making them challenging and engaging.

They require thinking outside the box, fostering creativity and imagination in the process. This adds an element of unpredictability and excitement. These riddles help in developing good management skills, mathematical skills, imagination, and creativity.

Now that you know so much about these riddles, go and check out the list of several clock riddles given below. They are quite interesting and challenging.

**Amazing Clock riddles**

**Que :**What has a face and two hands but can’t hold anything?

**Que :**What runs but never walks, has a mouth but never talks?

**Que :**I have hands but can’t clap, ticking quietly in your lap. Passed through family, very old. What am I, with stories untold?

**Que :**I’m sleek and modern, with a futuristic glow, on your phone screen, wherever you go. With digits flashing, I keep you in check. What am I, a digital tech?

**Que :**I stand tall in a tower, with a bell that chimes every hour. Seen from afar, guiding ships at night. What am I, a guiding light?

**Que :**What time is it when the big hand is on the 12 and the little hand is on the 6?

**Q: If you leave for school at 8:30 AM and the journey takes 45 minutes, what time do you arrive at school?Solution:**

Start time: 8:30 AM

Duration: 45 minutes

To find the arrival time:

Add 45 minutes to 8:30 AM.

8:30 + 45 minutes = 9:15 AM

**Que :**If it’s 4:30 now, how many minutes will it be until the clock shows 5:15?

**Que :**The hour hand on a clock moves 30 degrees every hour. How many degrees does it move in half a day?

**Que :**A clock shows the time 2:45. How many degrees are there between the hour and the minute hands?

**Que :**I go around all day but never get anywhere. What am I?

**Que :**What kind of clock shows the time with no numbers, no digital display, and no hands?

**Que :**How many times do the hands of a clock overlap in a 24-hour period?

**Que :**What kind of clock has the fewest moving parts?

**Que :**What runs but has no legs?

**Q: A movie starts at 2:15 PM and lasts for 1 hour and 30 minutes. What time does the movie end?Solution:**

Start time: 2:15 PM

Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes

To find the end time:

First, add 1 hour to 2:15 PM: 2:15 PM + 1 hour = 3:15 PM.

Then, add 30 minutes to 3:15 PM: 3:15 PM + 30 minutes = 3:45 PM.

**Que :**I have numbers on my face but can’t find the sum. I keep things moving without having to run. What am I?

**Que :**I hang on the wall, silent and still, yet with every hour, my face you will fill. What am I?

**Que :**I keep time but don’t need winding. I’m found in many devices, and I’m quite binding. What am I?

**Que :**What has no hands but can knock on your door?

**Que :**What can you hold in your hand but will never stop ticking?

**Que :**When can you add two to eleven and get one as the answer?

**Que :**How many times does the minute hand pass the hour hand in a 12-hour period?

**Q: If a train departs at 6:25 PM and arrives at its destination 2 hours and 20 minutes later, what is the arrival time?Solution:**

Departure time: 6:25 PM

Duration: 2 hours and 20 minutes

To find the arrival time:

Add 2 hours to 6:25 PM: 6:25 PM + 2 hours = 8:25 PM.

Then, add 20 minutes to 8:25 PM: 8:25 PM + 20 minutes = 8:45 PM.

**Que :**If it’s 9:00 AM now, what time will it be 17 hours from now?

**Que :**A clock shows 3:15. How many degrees are there between the hour and the minute hands?

**Que :**I have no voice, yet I can speak. I tell you the time with every tick. What am I?

**Que :**I am not a mirror, but I can show you exactly what you want to see. What am I?

**Que :**When is the time in a clock equal to the number of seconds?

**Que :**What do you call a grandfather clock that can sing?

**Que :**I am a clock without a face. I stand tall, silent in grace. My hands are still, I don’t need to chime, yet everyone knows I’m keeping the time. What am I?

**Que :**I can be found in the kitchen, ticking away. I keep time for your recipes and help you bake. What am I?

**Que :**I have gears that turn but make no sound, yet without me, your car won’t go around. What am I?

**Que :**What has a face but can’t see, and always tells the truth?

**Que :**What is seen in the middle of March and April that can’t be seen at the beginning or end of either month?

**Q: You start studying at 4:10 PM and study for 1 hour and 45 minutes. What time do you finish studying?Solution:**

Start time: 4:10 PM

Duration: 1 hour and 45 minutes

To find the finish time:

First, add 1 hour to 4:10 PM: 4:10 PM + 1 hour = 5:10 PM.

Then, add 45 minutes to 5:10 PM: 5:10 PM + 45 minutes = 5:55 PM.

**Que :**What kind of clock is always wise?

**Que :**If it’s 7 o’clock now, how many hours until it is the same time again on a 12-hour clock?

**Que :**How many times does the minute hand move in one hour?

**Que :**If a clock takes 5 seconds to chime 5 times, how long will it take to chime 10 times?

**Que :**I count the seconds, minutes, and hours, never stopping, no matter the power. What am I?

**Que :**I am essential for travel, especially in the skies. Pilots need me to know when it’s time to rise. What am I?

**Que :**I am worn on the wrist, a small device. I keep time for you, morning and night. What am I?

**Q: A flight departs at 11:50 AM and the flight duration is 3 hours and 25 minutes. What is the local time at arrival if you are flying to a place 3 hours ahead?Solution:**

Departure time: 11:50 AM

Duration: 3 hours and 25 minutes

Time zone difference: +3 hours

To find the local arrival time:

Add 3 hours and 25 minutes to 11:50 AM.

11:50 AM + 3 hours = 2:50 PM.

2:50 PM + 25 minutes = 3:15 PM.

Adjust for the time zone difference: 3:15 PM + 3 hours = 6:15 PM.

**Que :**10 + 4 = 2 Can you make 10 plus 4 = 2?

**Que :**You really cannot tell the time without me since I invented the first clock in America. I, who?

**Que :**5 chimes from a clock in 4 seconds. In ten seconds, how many times will it chime?

**Que :**A grandfather’s clock is broken and off by one minute every hour (too fast). He figures out a way to get the clock to showcase the correct time twice daily while managing to keep it operating at the very same rate. How is this even feasible?

**Que :**My face seems to have traces of time, My heart is beating painstakingly, I perceive the wind and rain in with their never-ending race, maybe just and while they do make their mark. Then what kind of clock is that?

**Que :**You must be fully cognizant of the date, time, and position of any gatherings you have in the office. Something that could be of support with one of these Three or more hands having to cover their face And what is that?

**Que :**I’m someone who is frequently rounded. I’m not a pizza base, though. I have hands but no fingers, and numbers are printed on my face.

These clock riddles are wonderfully diverse, engaging, and perfectly suited for children. We mix an enigma, conundrum, and math-related riddles, ensuring a variety of challenges.

The riddles are both entertaining and educational, making them a great addition to any learning activity.

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