Lateral Thinking Puzzles With the Answers

There are so many puzzles for which if someone reads the statement, it will not make any sense. However if one thinks deeply, logically and out of the box then it will start making sense. So out of box thinking along with logical reasoning is required to solve such puzzles. These types of puzzles are called lateral thinking puzzles. Edward de Bono coined this term lateral thinking. Lateral thinking is a method of thinking with changing perception and concepts. It is reasoning that is not obvious immediately and may not obtainable by only traditional logic. Out of the box, thinking is required to solve such lateral thinking puzzles. Nowadays these kinds of puzzles are asked in interviews to test candidates out of box thinking abilities.
Lets us check your lateral thinking capabilities with the following lateral thinking puzzles. Answers link to these Lateral Thinking Puzzles is given at the end. Try your best to think of the solution of these Lateral thinking puzzles and use answers link only to verify your solutions.
These lateral thinking puzzles are part of Fun Brain Teasers and Riddles.
Lateral Thinking Brain Teaser-Eggs
1. Can you solve this lateral thinking brain teaser?

A father and his son are involved in a car accident, as a result of which father dies on the spot and son is rushed to hospital for emergency surgery. The surgeon looks at him and says “I can’t operate on him, he’s my son”. Explain.
2. Can you solve this out of box thinking puzzle?

Out of box thinking puzzle-Light
3. Can you solve this lateral thinking puzzle?

In many Bangalore Metro Underground tube stations there are two up escalators but only one going down. Why?
4. Can you think out of the box and solve this puzzle?

A man lives in the penthouse of an apartment building. Every morning he takes the elevator down to the lobby and leaves the building. Upon his return, however, he can only travel halfway up in the lift and has to walk the rest of the way - unless it's raining. What is the explanation for this?
5. Can you explain this by thinking out of the box?

Lateral Thinking Puzzle-Murder Mystery
6. Can you think laterally and solve this murder mystery?

Lateral Thinking Puzzle-Orange Juice
7. Can you solve this lateral thinking juice puzzle?

Here is the list of the Logical, Mathematical and Out of Box thinking puzzles which you can solve further to keep challenging your brain.
List of Fun Brain Teasers and Puzzles

1. Out of Box Thinking Fun Brain Teasers with answers to Challenge your Mind: Here are many different fun brain teasers which will make you think out of the box.

2. Mind Twisting Out of Box Thinking Brain Teasers with Answers: Here is another set of mind-twisting picture brain teasers which challenge your brain. Answers to some of these lateral thinking puzzles will surprise you.

3. Simple Fun Brain Teasers for kids with Answers: These are simple yet tough fun brain teasers which will make you think like a kid.

4. Picture Puzzles with Answers: At the end, there are Picture Puzzles which will test your observational skills.

Here is an answer to 17th Brain Teaser Question of post titled "Out of Box Thinking Fun Brain Teasers with answers to Challenge your Mind ".
I have hidden this answer to avoid any spoiler. Do select the text below to read the answer. 
The answer is letter e 
I am the first on Earth, the second in hEaven. I appear two times in a wEEk. You can only see me once in a yEar because I am in the middle of the sEa.

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