Interesting Lateral Thinking Quiz

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Lateral thinking is the term given to the process of solving problems through an indirect and creative approach, through the use of reasoning that may not be immediately obvious. Can you use lateral thinking to complete this quiz?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If a train travels a loop of 25 stations, how many different combinations of start and end point exist?
    • A. 

      An Infinite Number

    • B. 

      25

    • C. 

      725

    • D. 

      600

  • 2. 
    If two men are in front of one, two are behind one and one is between two, how many men are there?
    • A. 

      Six

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      Five

    • D. 

      Two

  • 3. 
    How old is a boy who is three times the age of a girl but in three years will be twice her age?
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      9

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      6

  • 4. 
    If each member of a four-person family gives a present to each person, how many gifts are there?
    • A. 

      12 Presents

    • B. 

      4 Presents

    • C. 

      20 Presents

    • D. 

      24 Presents

  • 5. 
    If you have six shirts and four pairs of pants, how many different outfits can you make?
    • A. 

      35 Outfits

    • B. 

      10 Outfits

    • C. 

      93 Outfits

    • D. 

      24 Outfits

  • 6. 
    If Dan drove 62 miles and Jan drove two and a half times as far, how many total miles did they drive?
    • A. 

      186 Miles

    • B. 

      91 Miles

    • C. 

      95 Miles

    • D. 

      217 Miles

  • 7. 
    If there were 1024 matches in a single-elimination tournament, how many players were there?
    • A. 

      512

    • B. 

      2048

    • C. 

      1024

    • D. 

      1025

  • 8. 
    If two friends each bring you two gifts, and you give two away, how many gifts do you have?
    • A. 

      Six

    • B. 

      None

    • C. 

      Four

    • D. 

      Two

  • 9. 
    What times is it now, if 4 hours 15 minutes ago it was 7:15 A.M.?
    • A. 

      11:30 P.M.

    • B. 

      11:00 A.M.

    • C. 

      10:00 A.M.

    • D. 

      11:30 A.M.

  • 10. 
    Which two words are the most similar to each other in meaning?
    • A. 

      Cynic And Faultfinder

    • B. 

      Dowager And Militant

    • C. 

      Faultfinder And Dowager

    • D. 

      Cynic And Militant

  • 11. 
    The letters from climber, monitor and niece can be used to form what three synonyms?
    • A. 

      Imbecile Moron Cretin

    • B. 

      Oriole Robin Ecclem

    • C. 

      Limber Chronic Numb

    • D. 

      Motion Bicycle Run

  • 12. 
    If seven analysts input 1001 logs in 429 minutes, how many do three analysts input in 1001 minutes?
    • A. 

      429

    • B. 

      501

    • C. 

      1001

    • D. 

      1650

  • 13. 
    Which word of this group: "ten, pig, can, are" is the odd one out?
    • A. 

      Can

    • B. 

      Are

    • C. 

      Ten

    • D. 

      Pig

  • 14. 
    Which letter comes next in the series "A, C, F, J, O"?
    • A. 

      U

    • B. 

      W

    • C. 

      Y

    • D. 

      P

  • 15. 
    How many steps does it take to turn the word "nose" into "chin" by changing only one letter at a time?
    • A. 

      Six

    • B. 

      11

    • C. 

      Nine

    • D. 

      Three

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