New ShoesSituation 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.
A woman bought a new pair of shoes and then went to work. She died. Why?
HintShe died because she was wearing the new shoes.
She was involved with entertainment.
AnswerShe was a knife-thrower`s assistant in a circus act. He was blindfolded and threw knives at her with unerring accuracy. Unfortunately her new shoes had much higher heels than her normal ones. Therefore, she died.
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