This Children's Riddle Leaves Adults Confused. Which Direction Is The Bus Going?

Date January 25, 2018

Logic teasers help our brain find order even through the challenge. It gives a strong motivation to finish the task. Besides, solving puzzles helps broaden our minds and develop imagination, or just relax a bit. It’s a perfect way to exercise the brain in a light and amusing manner.


This teaser was created by National Geographic and captured literally the whole world a few hours after it became known!

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‘Bus’ teaser

Take a look at the picture below. The question is as follows: Which way is the bus going?

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At first glance, it seems like there is nothing easier than to give the right answer to this obvious question. Most grown-ups make an elementary mistake. This is the case when experience and education don't matter. Children tend to cope with this task much easier and faster. Let's see if you can give the correct answer to this riddle.

Take a close look at the picture. The head and tail of the bus look exactly the same. And this is really confusing! Imagine you are on the bus. No guesses so far?

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In fact, regardless of your answer - right or left - you will be right! It depends on the country you live in!

Pay attention to the location of the doors. If you live, for example, in the US, the bus will definitely be going to the left. But if you are in Great Britain, the bus is going to the right, since traffic is on the left in Great Britain.

The answer to the riddle was in fact on the surface. This riddle is just more proof that the most simple tasks can be quite complex!


Could you find the answer to the puzzle? Share your impressions in the comments!

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