The Professional Quiz

The following short quiz consists of 4 questions and tells whether you qualify to be a ‘professional’.

Best of Lateral Thinking Puzzles – No. 2

 Lateral Thinking Puzzles and riddles are fun. More importantly, they require creative reasoning.  The most relevant hint for the solution is that we must be able to throw any preconceptions out the window to make room for new ideas. As an example, here is another one of the most popular lateral thinking puzzlers: “A father and […]

Jesse James and the Widow

 I have to admit, that after having been personally involved in the running of a Lateral Thinking course in Malta’s Correctional Facility, for a period of over 7 years, I have come to ‘respect’ the workings of the criminal mind – I obviously don’t approve of any it, but I think I came away from […]

Best of Lateral Thinking Puzzles – No: 1

Lateral thinking puzzles involve unusual situations in which you are given a little information and then have to come up with a ‘fitting and correct’ explanation. They are best solved through a dialogue between the quizmaster who sets the puzzle and the solver or solvers who try to figure out the answer. The puzzles as […]

Lateral Thinking goes to Court !! – The Baker and the neighbour

 Long ago a miserly baker lived next to a poor, kind soul. Every morning, the smell of cinnamon buns and sweet rolls wafted from the bakery, and the neighbor would enjoy the aroma as he ate his breakfast of oatmeal. The baker watched and thought to himself, “The smell of my rolls and bread make […]