Gender Bias Riddles
A father and son get in a car crash and are rushed to the hospital. The father dies. The boy is taken to the operating room and the surgeon says, “I can’t operate on this boy, because he’s my son.” How is this possible?
40-75% of people can’t solve this riddle because they’re unable to imagine the surgeon is a woman. The surgeon is the boy’s mother.
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A boss and his secretary are at a hotel for a business conference. They’re given rooms on the eleventh floor. There’s a fire in the hotel before the conference begins. The hotel burns to the ground and everybody dies. The secretary says, “At least I got to see the PowerPoint presentation.”
How is this possible?
65-90% of men can’t solve this riddle because they’re unable to think about anything other than porn after reading the first sentence.