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Critical Thinking Skills: Example 1

Two cyclists race along a straight course. The faster of the pair maintains an average speed of 3O mph. The slower cyclist averages 25 miles per hour. When the race...

Posted by on Jul 13, 2016 in Lateral Thinking Skills |

Sick Leave

Walter spent three days in the hospital. He was neither sick nor injured, but when it was time to leave he had to be carried out. Why? Clue: Walter was human and...

Posted by on Jul 13, 2016 in Lateral Thinking Skills |

The Tracks of My Tires

The police found a murder victim and they noticed a pair of tire tracks leading to and from the body. They followed the tracks to a nearby farmhouse where two men and a...

Posted by on Jul 13, 2016 in Lateral Thinking Skills |

Bertha’s Travels

Every day Bertha travels 30 miles in the course of her work. She doesn’t travel in a wheeled vehicle and never has problems with traffic, the police, weather, or...

Posted by on Jul 13, 2016 in Lateral Thinking Skills |

Alex Ferguson

In the early 1990s, Alex Ferguson was the coach of Manchester United, the most successful professional soccer team in England at that time. Previously he had been a...

Posted by on Jul 13, 2016 in Lateral Thinking Skills |

Top at Last

William was the least intelligent and laziest boy in a class of 30 students who took an examination. Yet when the results were announced, William’s name was at the top...

Posted by on Jul 13, 2016 in Critical Thinking Skills |

This arrangement of toothpicks forms fourteen different squares of various sizes. Can you remove six toothpicks…

This arrangement of toothpicks forms fourteen different squares of various sizes. Can you remove six toothpicks and leave only three squares behind? CLICK BELOW TO GET...

Posted by on Jul 13, 2016 in Critical Thinking Skills |

Take a close look at the two screws below. Suppose they were both turned in a counter clockwise rotation…

Take a close look at the two screws below. Suppose they were both turned in a counter clockwise rotation. What will happen to each screw? CLICK BELOW TO GET ANSWER...

Posted by on Jul 13, 2016 in Critical Thinking Skills |

Two cyclists race along a straight course. The faster of the pair maintains an average speed of 3O mph. The slower cyclist averages 25 miles…

Two cyclists race along a straight course. The faster of the pair maintains an average speed of 3O mph. The slower cyclist averages 25 miles per hour. When the race...