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Injured Son | 29 Jul 2009

Discussion in '$1 Daily Competition' started by shabbir, Jul 29, 2009.

  1. shabbir

    shabbir Administrator Staff Member

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    A car crashed where there was a man and a boy. The father is killed in the crash and the boy is taken to the hospital in a seriously injured condition. When he gets there, the surgeon says, 'I can't operate on this boy - as he is my son!!!' How can this possibly be?
     
  2. SaswatPadhi

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    The surgeon is the MOM
     
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    easy one shabbir...
    congo saswat
     
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    The man in the car was not the father of that boy.
    The question said only "man and a boy" and not "father and son" :)

    "The father is killed in the crash and the boy is taken..." and not "The father is killed in the crash and the son is taken..."
     
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    Good one nimesh :) After saswat's reply didn't care to notice it ;)
     
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    just read again, yeah it doesnt say whose father got killed!! :) nice observation..
     
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    So the surgeon is the father of the boy.
     
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    yes another possibility :)
     
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    Missing this contest a lot :(
     
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    Bingo. I knew some people would read the question this way because of previous experience.
     
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    but are other alternative answers correct?
     
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    and yeah congrats saswat
     
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    No because there was a man and a boy and father is killed in crash and so he is a father.
     
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    a man and a boy.
    The father is killed in the crash and the boy
    it doesnt say whose boy he is? and whose father he is?
    he could be boys friends father, boys neighbors father...
    and a boy is a boy, you really cant say whose boy, coz THE boy is the boy who was in the car with him, not HIS boy!
     
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    Hey People, The simple solution is, let's ask the surgeon (The Mom) that who is the father ? ;) Hahahaha
     
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    a Boy and a Man means there are only 2 people one of them is killed which is a boy aka father.
     
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    Nice, easy and intersting questions nowdays. But I am unable to ctach the question in time :disappoin

    Anyway, nice questions shabbir!!

    many thanks.
    mridula.
     

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