Category Archives: Logic Puzzles

short puzzles to stimulate lateral and “out of the box” thinking.

Showing Restraint

The Greenfielders Show Restraint By Israel Zwick, CN Publications Author’s Note: The following story was adapted from Classic Logic Puzzles (Sterling Publishing Co., 2003). The story is entirely fictional. Any resemblance to real persons, places, or events is completely coincidental. … Continue reading

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Bomb in the Backpack

Which backpack has the bomb? (Editor’s Note: The following story is fictitious. It is presented as a mental exercise for amusement only.) Acting on a tip from an informant, Israeli troops invaded a school building in Ramallah operated by UNRWA, … Continue reading

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Israelis Capture Terrorists

Israeli commando unit captures terrorist leaders. Special to CN Publications (The following story is fictitious; it is presented to stimulate thought and discussion) An Israeli commando unit went into Nablus to capture two known terrorist leaders.  However, since the terrorists … Continue reading

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Terrorist Smuggles Diamonds

Bagged in Belgium Special to CN Publications Editor’s Note: The following story is fictitious. It is presented to stimulate thought and discussion. Since Hamas took control of the Palestinian Terrorist Authority (PTA), it has become increasingly difficult for them to … Continue reading

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Students Save Their Teacher

Yeshiva Students Save Their Rabbi Editor’s Note: The following story is fictitious. It is presented to stimulate thought and discussion. The Rabbi of a small Hasidic congregation in Brooklyn developed a life-threatening clinical disorder. He required expensive medical procedures to … Continue reading

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King Solomon’s New Crown

King Solomon Outwits a Thief Editor’s Note: The following story is fictitious, presented for amusement only. One day King Solomon decided that he needed a new crown.  So he went down to his vault, punched in his PIN Code, and … Continue reading

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Shin Bet Seeks Jihad Leader

Editor’s Note: The following story is fictitious, it is presented as a mental exercise for amusement only. Five Israeli Shin Bet agents were assigned to a search and arrest mission to find an Islamic Jihad leader.  The five agents were … Continue reading

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Priceless Violin is Stolen

Who Stole the Violin? Editor’s Note: The following story is fictitious. It is presented for amusement and to stimulate thought and discussion. A world-renowned Israeli violinist was invited to perform in France in order to improve cultural relations between the … Continue reading

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