A favourite for riddle lovers is back: what is full of holes but still holds water? If you’re stumped, we have the answer for you.

During the lockdown, we’ve all done everything we can to keep busy and entertained. Unsurprisingly, things like TV, films, cooking, gardening, gaming and exercise have proven to be a considerable help.

Far more unexpectedly, on the other hand, we’ve all been enjoying and sharing a range of riddles on social media.

There has been great emphasis on keeping fit these past couple of months, but it’s also important to give your brain a workout. What better way than a good few riddles?

It’s been good to see some come up with their very own newly devised examples, but you can’t really go wrong with a classic.

Here’s one for you!

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Give this riddle a go!

Right, so here goes…

What is full of holes but still holds water?

Before scrolling down to check out the answer, be sure to spend some more time thinking about it.

It’s perhaps something you find yourself holding every day.

Still haven’t got it?

Well, not to worry. We have the answer for you right down below.

What is full of holes but still holds water? Riddle answer

So, what is full of holes but still holds water? The answer is a sponge!

This one’s actually a bit of a classic but with so many riddles back in the limelight, we’re hardly surprised to see it return.

Now you know the answer it’s worth asking your family and friends to see if they can guess correctly.

In the meantime, on the other hand, we have yet another riddle for you to ponder:

“As a stone inside a tree, I’ll help your words outlive thee. But if you push me as I stand, the more I move the less I am.”

In other news, fancy another riddle?