The Fire EscapeSituation 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.
Nicole awakes to the smell of smoke. Although she realizes the danger in her situation, she makes no attempt to leave the building where she has been sleeping. Why?
HintQ: Was Nicole physically capable of walking on her own?
Q: Was the fire blocking Nicole's path of escape?
Q: Was Nicole sleeping in her own home?
Q: Could Nicole have left the building if the fire had not occurred?
AnswerNicole was locked in a jail cell and realized it was futile for her to attempt to leave until the guard unlocked her cell door.
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