BrainBashers Puzzles

Puzzle IconThree people are buried in the sand all facing forwards with their heads above ground.

Each person has a hat placed on their head selected from a bag containing 3 red hats, and 2 black hats, and they knew the possible hat choices.

They cannot turn around to see those behind them.

The person at the back is asked what hat they are wearing. They reply 'I do not know'. The middle person is asked what hat they are wearing. They also reply 'I do not know'. The person at the front is then asked what hat they are wearing. They reply 'I am wearing a red hat'.

How did they know?

[Ref: ZSAU]


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