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  1. 1. Lateral / Logical - Thinking By Sri Sarathi Institute of Engineering and Technology Nuzvid – 521 201, Krishna (D.T)., A.P., India. SSIET N.V.V.Prasad, M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D Assistant Professor in Physics, Co-ordinator Training and Placements. [email_address] Department of Training & Placement’s
  2. 2. Lateral Thinking <ul><li>Lateral thinking is a term coined by </li></ul><ul><li>“ Edward De Bono” </li></ul><ul><li>a famous physician and writer in the year 1967. </li></ul>SSIET
  3. 3. <ul><li>Lateral thinking is a method of thinking concerned with changing concepts and perception. </li></ul>Definintion SSIET
  4. 4. <ul><li>John's mother has 3 children, one is named April, one is named May. What is the third one named? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: John </li></ul>SSIET
  5. 5. <ul><li>What can you hold in your right hand, but not in your left? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: Your left hand, forearm or elbow . </li></ul>Examples SSIET
  6. 6. <ul><li>If you were alone in a deserted house at night, and there was an oil lamp, a candle and firewood and you only have one match, which would you light first? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: The match! </li></ul>SSIET
  7. 7. <ul><li>Which side of a cat contains the most hair? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: The outside </li></ul>SSIET
  8. 8. <ul><li>Carl wins race after race, he is the fastest runner, yet he gets no trophy, why? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: Carl is a horse. </li></ul>SSIET
  9. 9. <ul><li>You have a beer bottle. There is a small pen cap inside the bottle. You must get the pen cap out of the bottle. Here's the catch, you cannot touch or break the bottle... </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: Just poor some water in the bottle, the pen cap will rise up and out of the top of the bottle. </li></ul>SSIET
  10. 10. <ul><li>A cat jumped out the window of a 30 storey apartment building and lived. How? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: He jumped out the ground floor window. </li></ul>SSIET
  11. 11. <ul><li>It occurs once in a minute and once in an hour, but never in a second. What is it? </li></ul><ul><li>AnswerThe letter U. </li></ul>SSIET
  12. 12. <ul><li>A girl who was just learning to drive went down a one-way street in the wrong direction, but didn't break the law. How come? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: She was walking. </li></ul>SSIET
  13. 13. <ul><li>A cowboy rode into town on Friday, spent one night there, and left on Friday. How do you account for this? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: Friday was the name of his horse. </li></ul>SSIET
  14. 14. <ul><li>How many birthdays does a typical woman have? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: One </li></ul>SSIET
  15. 15. <ul><li>Divide 40 by half and add ten. What is the answer? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: 90. Dividing by half is the same as multiplying by 2. </li></ul>SSIET
  16. 16. <ul><li>If a plane crashes on the Italian/Swiss border, where do you bury the survivors? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: You don't bury survivors! </li></ul>SSIET
  17. 17. <ul><li>A farmer has 15 cows, all but 8 die. How many does he have left? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: 8 </li></ul>SSIET
  18. 18. <ul><li>Is it legal more a man to marry his widow's sister? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: No - because he's dead </li></ul>SSIET
  19. 19. <ul><li>The 60th and 62nd British Prime Ministers of the UK had the same mother and father, but were not brothers. How do you account for this? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: Churchill was Prime Minister twice, from 1940 to 45 and from 1951 to 55. </li></ul>SSIET
  20. 20. SSIET Thank U N.V.V. Prasad M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D