A number of puzzlers have been left baffled by a simple brainteaser with an obvious answer. The brainteaser in question shows a man holding a baby, with the text on the screen reading: “The father of the doctor’s son was not a doctor. How is this possible?” The riddle has left puzzlers scratching their heads for the answer.
At first glance, the riddle seems complicated but once the answer is revealed, it’s more simple than it seems.
If you look closely at the riddle, it becomes clear that the boy has one parent who is a doctor.
But if the father is not the doctor, who is?
If you haven’t got the answer yet, scroll down to find out.
The mother of the son is a doctor.
Don’t despair if it took you a little longer to get this one. It takes a while to become a top puzzler, and the more you practice, the better you’ll get.