Mind Teasers : Akbar Birbal Riddle

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Emperor Akbar once ruled over India. He was a wise and intelligent ruler, and he had in his court the Nine Gems, his nine advisors, who were each known for a particular skill. One of these Gems was Birbal, known for his wit and wisdom. The story below is one of the examples of his wit. Do you have it in you to find out the answer?

A farmer and his neighbour once went to Emperor Akbar's court with a complaint.
'Your Majesty, I bought a well from him,' said the farmer pointing to his neighbour, 'and now he wants me to pay for the water.'
'That's right, your Majesty,' said the neighbour. 'I sold him the well but not the water!'
?The Emperor asked Birbal to settle the dispute.

How did Birbal solve the dispute?

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Mind Teasers : Maths Logical Riddle

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Two mathematicians Steven and James were sitting face to face when Steven came up with an idea in mind. He scribbled something on the table and told James to read it. James said that it was wrong. Steven said it is absolutely right.

What would Steven have scribbled to make both of them correct?

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Mind Teasers : Really Good Clever Riddle

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A young lady was approached by an elderly woman who took her hand and meeting her eyes said to her, "You look starkly similar of my daughter. I lost her last month. I loved her a lot. Can you do me a favor? Can you say 'Goodbye mother' as I leave this restaurant. I will feel good if you do."

The young lady was puzzled but seeking her kind eyes, she agreed. As the elderly woman was leaving the restaurant, she said, "Goodbye mother" waving her hand toward her with a kind expression on her face.

Soon after, she received the shock of her life. Can you guess what it was?

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Mind Teasers : Logic Interview Riddle

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prinka and tanu organized a small kitty party at home. They purchased a barrel of fruit juice.

Tanu told to prinka 'I bet this barrel of fruit juice is more than half full'.
'No, its less than half full' prinka replied.

I don't have any measuring instrument and without removing fruit juice from it , how can i determine which of us is right ?

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Mind Teasers : 8 Toothpicks Brain Teaser

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Can you form eight squares of three different sizes by moving only two toothpick?

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Mind Teasers : Fake Coin Brain Teaser

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In front of you, there are 9 coins. They all look absolutely identical, but one of the coins is fake. However, you know that the fake coin is lighter than the rest, and in front of you is a balance scale. What is the least number of weightings you can use to find the counterfeit coin?

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Mind Teasers : Logic Question In Maths

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Two trains under a controlled experiment begin at a speed of 100 mph in the opposite direction in a tunnel. A supersonic bee is left in the tunnel which can fly at a speed of 1000 mph. The tunnel is 200 miles long. When the trains start running on a constant speed of 100 mph, the supersonic bee starts flying from one train towards the other. As soon as the bee reaches the second train, it starts flying back towards the first train.

If the bee keeps flying to and fro in the tunnel till the trains collide, how much distance will it have covered in total?

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Mind Teasers : Multiple Answers Problem

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Can you solve the equation in the image below(at-least three different ways) by playing numbers 1 through 9 in the boxes so that all three equation are correct ?

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Mind Teasers : Hardest Chess Problem

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This is a classic chess puzzle and considered to be one of the hardest puzzles in history.
As shown in the picture below, White army is arranged in a classic chess board. You need to add black army i.e
1 king
1 queen
2 rooks
2 bishops
2 knights
8 pawns
in such a way that not a single piece of either color is under attack.

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Mind Teasers : Brain Teasing Statement Puzzle

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The question is simple, you have to find out who did it? However the way to the solution might be tricky and confusing. Just remember that only one of the statement is true and rest three are false.

1. Ms. Rihanna: 'Ms. Britney did it.'
2. Ms. Britney: 'Ms. Rihanna did it.'
3. Ms. Gwyneth: 'Ms. Britney’s telling the truth.'
4. Ms. Yoon: 'Ms. Gwyneth’s not lying.'

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Mind Teasers : Smart Trick Puzzle

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A local magician is performing his favorite trick to be under water for approx 10 minutes.

I went to the magician and told him that i can be under the water for 20 minutes.
He laughed and den responded "I will give you 1000 pounds , if you can do this"

I won the bet and get 1000 pounds.

what did i do ?

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