Riddle – What can you catch but not throw? – ANSWER

ANSWER – What can you catch but not throw?

To answer the riddle above you must first understand the tricks to answer popular riddles

Do Imagine different set of words related to the Riddle. Riddles beginning are not to be ignored. Make sure you are not forward or jumpy or rush to conclusion, think deeply and imagine different perspectives the word or riddle could be, be it material, non material, physical and non physical.

RIDDLE – What can you catch but not throw?

You should relate the riddle with day to day perspectives and try to think different meanings of a particular phrase!

The beautiful about Riddles is that it builds the brain of Adults, teenagers and children, it enhances reasoning and sharpens the mind and thoughts. Practicing riddles each day can help simplify thinking, provide better memory retention and improve cognitive capabilities. Even challenging riddles can be solved if you use a few simple techniques.


What are the basic types of riddles. There are simply two types of riddles which can be “Enigmas” and “conundrums”. Both are basically used by the person who asks the riddle and the person who answers the riddle.

  • Enigmas riddles are the type of riddles which presents itself as problems. This riddles use metaphorical, allegorical. To solve Enigma riddles you require creativity and experience to answer, This is because it involves deeper reflection. 
  • Conundrum riddles pose itself as problems(Questions) that incorporate puns in the question, the answer to conundrums, or both and can easily be reasoned out unlike Enigma which requires deeper thinking, For example: “What flowers can be found between the nose and chin? The answer is “Tulips/”Two lips”


Riddles can be tricky. Seemingly logical associations may really be misdirection. The correct answer may be so obvious that you initially dismiss it.

  • A traditional African riddle asks: “How do you eat an elephant?” (Answer: one bite at a time.) This riddle is a good example of an answer being hidden in plain sight.
  • Other “riddles” are not true riddles at all. For example, this traditional Yiddish riddle asks: “What hangs on a wall, is green, wet, and whistles?” The answer is “a herring” because you can hang a herring on a wall and paint a herring green. If the herring has been freshly painted, it is wet. The joke is that it really doesn’t whistle — there’s intentionally no solution to this riddle.

What can you catch but not throw?

ANSWER – “cold”

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