For a long time, brain teasers have been a good way to assess a person’s intelligence, wit, analytical thinking and creativity – that’s why they are sometimes used in job interviews!
Riddles might be the last thing you would think of while sitting in an interview room, but they can be good for employers who want to test whether someone matches up to their resume.
Riddles are also a good way of keeping the brain stimulated and challenged, so doing them regularly can be very beneficial in the long term.
So, with that all in mind, we’ve got a brain teaser here that’ll really challenge you. But we’re warning you now – the answer won’t come easily.
You’ve really got to keep an open-mind about this one, and to think outside the box!
Are you ready?
A man was born in 1945, but he’s only 30 years old. How could that be?
It’s a tricky one right… and unfortunately, we aren’t going to give you any clues.
Just try use your critical thinking to analyze this riddle!
Are you ready to see the answer?
The answer is that 1945 was the number of the hospital room he was born in!
We told you it would take some real ‘thinking outside the box’… But did you manage to get the answer?