Kid Scoop - March 16, 2022 Posted in: NewsNIE What is a riddle? Simply put, riddles are something challenging to understand. Sometimes they are a question with a surprising answer. Riddles make you think. And when you find the answer to the riddle, you just might feel a little smarter, or start laughing! Riddles began challenging and entertaining people's minds roughly 4,000 years ago, with the oldest riddle being created in 1900 B.C. PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!