lateral thinking

  1. A man and his son are in a car accident. The father dies on the scene, but the child is rushed to the hospital. When he arrives the surgeon says, “I can’t operate on this boy, he is my son! ” How can this be?

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2. A man is wearing black. Black shoes, socks, trousers, lumper, gloves and balaclava. He is walking down a black street with all the street lamps off. A black car is coming towards him with its light off but somehow manages to stop in time. How did the driver see the man?
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 3. Why is it better to have round manhole covers than square ones?

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 5. A man went to a part y 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?
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 6. 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.

Ask me for the answers.

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psychology test

Take a piece of paper and write down the answers.. The analysis is in the end….it is worth trying…

You are in a deep deep forest… as you walk on you saw an old hut standing there
(1) What is the status of the door?

You enter the hut and see a table…
(2) What is the shape of the table?

On top of the table there is a vase… in the vase there is water.
(3) How much water is it filled up with?

(4) and what is the vase made of?

You walk out of the hut… as you carry on your walk in the forest… you see a waterfall from far… there is water running down…

(5) What is the speed of the water?
(Choose a number ranging from 0 to 10)

Some time after the waterfall… you step on something hard on the
ground… as you look down… you see glistening gold in colors. You bend down and pick it up… it is a keychain chained with keys…

(6) How many key /keys you see hanging on the keychain?
(Choose a number ranging from 1 to 10)

You walk on and on… trying to find your way out…suddenly you see a

(7) What is the condition of the castle?

You enter the castle and saw a pool of murky water with shining jewels
floating on it…
(8) Will you pick up the jewel?

Next to the murky pool… there’s another pool… with clear water and
money floating on it…

(9) Will you pick the money?

Walking to the end of the castle there is an exit…you proceed to walk out of the castle. Outside the exit, there is big garden; you see a box on the ground.

(10) What is the size of the box?

(11) What is the material of the box?

There is a bridge in the garden some distance away from the box,
(12) What is the bridge made of?

Across the bridge, there is a horse.
(13) What is the colour of the horse?

(14) What is the horse doing?
(still and quiet/nibbling grass/running about)

OH NO!!! There is a tornado coming… some distance from the horse. You
have 3 options:
(i) run and hide in the box?
(ii) run and hide under the bridge?
(iii) run to the horse, ride on and gallop away?


Here are the interpretations:
(1) The door:
opened door – you are a person who is willing to share
closed door – you are a person who is keeping things to yourself

(2) The table:
Round/oval – any friends that came along, you will
accept and trust them completely
Square/rectangle – you are a bit more choosy on
friends and only hangout with those whom you think are
on the same frequency
Triangle – you are really very very picky about
friends and there are not many friends in your life

(3) Water in vase:
Empty – your life is not fulfilled
Half filled – what you want in your life is half fulfilled
Full – your life is completely fulfilled and good for
you! 🙂

(4) Material of vase:
glass/clay/porcelain – you are weak in your life and tends to be fragile
metal/plastic/wood – you are strong in your life

(5) Flow of waterfall:
0 – no love for your partner at all
1 to 4 – less love
5 – average love
6 to 9 – high love
10 – gone case!!! You are totally mad about your partner!!! Can’t live
without him/her…

(6) Keys:
1 – you have one good friend in your life
2 to 5 – you have a few good friends in your life
6 to 10 – you have a lot good friends

(7) Castle:
Old – shows that your last relationship is not a good
one and is not memorable to you.
New – your last relationship is good and it’s still
fresh in your heart.

(8) The jewel from the murky pool water:
YES – when your partner is around you, you will flirt
around with others.
NO – when your partner is around, you will stick
around with him/her most of the time.

(9) The money from the clear water pool:
YES – even when your partner is not around you, you
will still flirt around with others.
NO – even when your partner is not around, you will
still think of her and will be loyal to her, not
flirting around with others.

(10) The size of the box:
small – low ego
medium – average ego
big – high ego

(11) Material of the box (outlook of the box):
cardboard/paper/wooden(non-shining) – humble personality
metal – proud and stuck up personality

(12) The material of the bridge:
metal bridge – have very strong bond with your friends
wooden bridge – average bond with your friends
rattan bridge – you are not in good terms with your friends

(13) Colour of the horse:
white – your partner is pure and good in your heart.
grey/brown – your partner is only average in your heart.
black – your partner doesn’t seem to be good in your heart and appears to be bad sign.

(14) Horse action:
still and quiet/nibbling grass – your partner is a very homely and humble person.
running about – your partner is a wild type person.

This the last but most important part of the test.
From how I ended the story… a tornado approaches…
What are you going do? There are only 3 options:
(i) run and hide in the box?
(ii) run and hide under the bridge?
(iii) run to the horse, ride on and gallop away?

What will you choose?
Now, the above is signified by these things:
tornado – problems in your life
box – you
bridge – your friends
horse – your partner

(i) So if you choose the box, you keep your problems to yourself whenever you are met with problems.
(ii) or if you choose the bridge, you will go to your friends whenever you are in problems.
(iii) or lastly if you choose the horse, you seek your partner whenever
your partner whenever you are met with problems.