Lateral Thinking puzzles / riddles are strange questions which require solving a creative and indirect approach to solve. Out of the box thinking is required to resolve such puzzles. Below are some of the top class lateral thinking puzzles of all time :
The Man in Restaurant
A man walks into restaurant and ask the waiter for glass of water. The Waiter pulls out a gun and points it at the man. The man then thank him and left restaurant. Can you tell why?
A woman had two childrens who were born in same hour on same day on same month and in same year, but they were not twins. How could this happen?
Cut the Cake
Is it possible to cut the cake in 8 equal pieces with only 3 straight cuts?
Little Billy was four years old and both this parents were dead. His guardian put him on a train to send him to a new home in this country. Bill could neither read nor write nor remember the address, so a large label on a string was secured around his neck clearly indicating Billy’s name and destination. However, despite the best efforts and kindness of the railway staff, Billy never arrived at his new home. Why?
Manhole covers for sewer drains are typically circular in shape (the ones that are removable anyway). This shape has an important advantage over a square or rectangular shape. Can you figure out what that is?