The answer to the question "what looks back but cannot see?" is your reflection. This is a riddle that has been stumping people for years.
A riddle is a question that requires intelligence and reasoning to solve. Throughout history, riddles have been used to measure intelligence and wit around the world. Riddles have also been used to carry forward folklore. Riddle solving was sometimes a life-or-death situation for the Greeks in the past, but modern day riddles are mainly used for entertainment and not life-threatening competition. Many riddles use puns and other plays on words to make the puzzle more difficult to solve.