Top 10 Lateral Thinking Puzzles

Lateral thinking puzzles are strange situations in which you are given a little information and then have to find the explanation. If you get more than 50% of these right you’re certainly strong on your lateral thinking puzzles skills(or maybe you’re just good at puzzles!)

Puzzle #1 : Trouble with Sons
 
A woman had two sons who were born on the same hour of the same day of the same year. But they were not twins. How could this be so?

 
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Puzzle #2 : The Man in the Bar Puzzle
 
A man walks into a bar and asks the barman for a glass of water. The barman pulls out a gun and points it at the man. The man says ‘Thank you’ and walks out.This puzzle has claims to be the best of the genre. Most people struggle very hard to solve this one yet they like the answer when they hear it or have the satisfaction of figuring it out.

 
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Puzzle #3 : Cut the Cake Puzzle
 
You are given a cake, one of its corner is broken. How will you cut the rest into two equal parts?

 
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Puzzle #4 : Death in a Field
 
A man is lying dead in a field. Next to him there is an unopened package. There is no other creature in the field. How did he die?

 
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Puzzle #5 : The Elder Twin
 
One day Kerry celebrated her birthday. Two days later her older twin brother, Terry, celebrated his birthday. How come?

 
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Puzzle #6 : The Blind Beggar Puzzle
 
A blind beggar had a brother who died. What relation was the blind beggar to the brother who died? (Brother is not the answer).

 
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Puzzle #7 : The Deadly Dish
 
Two men went into a restaurant. They both ordered the same dish from the menu. After they tasted it, one of the men went outside the restaurant and shot himself. Why?

 
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Puzzle #8 : Fix the Car?
 
If one tyre of a car suddenly gets stolen. and after sometime you find the tyre without the screws how will you make your journey complete?

 
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Puzzle #9 : Friday Puzzle
 
A man rode into town on Friday. He stayed for three nights and then left on Friday. How come?

 
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Puzzle #10 : Deadly Party Puzzle
 
A man went to a party and drank some of the punch. He then left early. Everyone else at the party who drank the punch subsequently died of poisoning. Why did the man not die?

 
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