A blind beggar had a brother who died.
What relation was the blind beggar to the brother who died?
“Brother” is not the answer.
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This puzzle is very simple and yet stumps many who have not heard it before, because we tend to make an implicit assumption about gender — in this case that a blind beggar is a man.
This puzzle touches on analytical functions like abstract reasoning, hypothesis testing and implicit assumptions, as well as your creativity in finding novel solutions to problems and emotional memory.
The blind beggar was the sister of her brother, who died.
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