It might sound like an easy question but can you tell how many holes are in this shirt?
When we tested thousands of people, we were shocked at how few people got the correct answer.
Since only 17 percent of people correctly solved this seemingly simple question, maybe something tricky hides beneath the surface. So we decided to ask you for your answer…
As you go through the quiz below, keep an open mind. With the right perspective and focus, maybe you will be one out of the 17% who are able to solve this puzzle without fail.
Check out this quiz below and then challenge your friends!
The question seems easy enough. Look closely at the t-shirt and tell us how many holes you see in it…
When you do, you’ll notice that the front of the shirt has two obvious holes in it. But is that all of the holes you see? Be honest now. Don’t guess and don’t let this trick question fool you.
There is a reason that so few people get this answer correct. They don’t spend enough time trying to figure out the real meaning behind the question.
The best way to approach it is to think closely about the words. How many holes are in this shirt?
When you break down the question to its most basic level, you’ll realize that there is more meaning in it than you might have given it credit for in the beginning.
For example, we take for granted that the t-shirt has an opening for the body, the arms, the head. But aren’t these holes as well?