Striking the ElephantSituation 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 man uses a stick to strike a part of an elephant and after a few seconds it disappears. The man is then a lot richer. Why?
HintThe man is very skillful in his use of the stick. The man strikes something made of ivory.
AnswerThe man is playing billiards with balls made of ivory. By pocketing a ball with his cue, he wins the match.
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