PortraitSituation puzzles (sometimes called lateral thinking puzzles) are ones where you need to ask lots of yes or no questions to figure out what happened in the situation. These are good puzzles for groups where one person knows the puzzle and answers the questions.
An artist was once commissioned to paint a portrait of the Duke of Monmouth, but he realized that he first required a sewing job. There was nothing wrong with the Duke's clothes, the artist's clothes, or the canvas. What needed to be sewed?
HintThe Duke wasn't in good health...
AnswerThe Duke had been beheaded, and his head had to be fixed in place for the portrait.
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