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brain Teasers and Lateral Thinking Puzzles. What starts with an ‘E’ and ends with an ‘E’ but usually only contains one letter?. Which word if pronounced right, is wrong, and if pronounced wrong is right?. What belongs to you but other people use it more than you?.

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Brain teasers and lateral thinking puzzles

brain Teasers and Lateral Thinking Puzzles


Brain teasers and lateral thinking puzzles

What starts with an ‘E’ and ends with an ‘E’ but usually only contains one letter?


Brain teasers and lateral thinking puzzles

Which word if pronounced right, is wrong, and if pronounced wrong is right?


Brain teasers and lateral thinking puzzles

What belongs to you but other people use it more than you?


Brain teasers and lateral thinking puzzles

What happens in the middle of month, in all of the seasons except summer and happens only in the night, never in the day?


Brain teasers and lateral thinking puzzles

‘This is an unusual paragraph. I am curious how quickly you will find out what is so unusual about it? It looks so plain you would think nothing was wrong with it! It is unusual though. Study it and think about it, but you still may not find anything odd. If you work at it a bit, you might find out!’


Brain teasers and lateral thinking puzzles

In which sport do winners move backwards and losers move forwards?


Brain teasers and lateral thinking puzzles

Can you name three consecutive days without using the words, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday?


Brain teasers and lateral thinking puzzles

Why are 2013 pound coins worth more than 2012 pound coins?


Brain teasers and lateral thinking puzzles

What can go up a chimney down but not can’t go down a chimney up?


Brain teasers and lateral thinking puzzles

What has roads but no cars, rivers but no water, hills but no trees?


Brain teasers and lateral thinking puzzles

How far can a horse run into a forest?


Brain teasers and lateral thinking puzzles

A murderer is condemned to death. He has to choose between three rooms. The first is full of raging fires, the second is full of assassins with loaded guns and the third is full of lions that haven’t eaten in three years. Which room is safest for him?


Brain teasers and lateral thinking puzzles

You are running a race. You overtake the second person, what position are you in?


Brain teasers and lateral thinking puzzles

Take 1000 and add 40 to it. Now add another 1000. Now add 30. Add another 1000. Now add 20. Now add another 1000. Now add 10. What is the total?


Brain teasers and lateral thinking puzzles

What are the next three letters in this riddle?

O T T F F S S _ _ _


Brain teasers and lateral thinking puzzles

What do you put in a toaster?


Brain teasers and lateral thinking puzzles

Questions + Answers


Brain teasers and lateral thinking puzzles

What starts with an ‘E’ and ends with an ‘E’ but usually only contains one letter?

*An Envelope*


Brain teasers and lateral thinking puzzles

Which word if pronounced right, is wrong, and if pronounced wrong is right?

*Wrong*


Brain teasers and lateral thinking puzzles

What belongs to you but other people use it more than you?

*Your name*


Brain teasers and lateral thinking puzzles

What happens in the middle of month, in all of the seasons except summer and happens only in the night, never in the day?

*The letter ‘n’*


Brain teasers and lateral thinking puzzles

‘This is an unusual paragraph. I am curious how quickly you will find out what is so unusual about it? It looks so plain you would think nothing was wrong with it! It is unusual though. Study it and think about it, but you still may not find anything odd. If you work at it a bit, you might find out!’

*Contains no letter ‘E’*


Brain teasers and lateral thinking puzzles

In which sport do winners move backwards and losers move forwards?

*Tug of war*


Brain teasers and lateral thinking puzzles

Can you name three consecutive days without using the words, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday?

*Yesterday, today, tomorrow*


Brain teasers and lateral thinking puzzles

Why are 2013 pound coins worth more than 2012 pound coins?

*Because there are more of them*


Brain teasers and lateral thinking puzzles

What can go up a chimney down but not can’t go down a chimney up?

*An umbrella*


Brain teasers and lateral thinking puzzles

What has roads but no cars, rivers but no water, hills but no trees?

*A map*


Brain teasers and lateral thinking puzzles

How far can a horse run into a forest?

*Half way, after which it would be running out*


Brain teasers and lateral thinking puzzles

A murderer is condemned to death. He has to choose between three rooms. The first is full of raging fires, the second is full of assassins with loaded guns and the third is full of lions that haven’t eaten in three years. Which room is safest for him?

*The third. Lions that haven’t eaten in three years are dead.*


Brain teasers and lateral thinking puzzles

You are running a race. You overtake the second person, what position are you in?

*Second*


Brain teasers and lateral thinking puzzles

Take 1000 and add 40 to it. Now add another 1000. Now add 30. Add another 1000. Now add 20. Now add another 1000. Now add 10. What is the total?

*4100*


Brain teasers and lateral thinking puzzles

What are the next three letters in this riddle?

O T T F F S S _ _ _

*E, N, T (Eight, Nine, Ten)*


Brain teasers and lateral thinking puzzles

What do you put in a toaster?

*Bread, not toast!*


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