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Mind Teasers : Algebra Problem

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Take number 1000 and then add 20 to it.
Now add 1000 one more time.
Now add 30.
Now add 1000 one more time.
Now add 40.
Now add 1000 one more time.
Now add 10.

What is the total?

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Mind Teasers : Classic Barber Brain Teaser

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There are two barber shop in a small town – one located in the eastern market and the other on the northern market. The shop in the eastern market is quite untidy and the barber has a shabby haircut. While the shop in the northern market is quite neat and clean and the barber is sporting an excellent haircut himself.

Which of the two shops will any foreign visitor opt for?

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Mind Teasers : What Do you See - Brick Optical Illusion Riddle

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What except brick can you see in the picture below?

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Mind Teasers : Football 2014 World Cup - The Pots Quiz Riddle

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You need to pick one entry from potA and one from potB to have a perfect match.
Can you do it?

This will test your football knowledge of 2014 football world cup.

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Mind Teasers : Crossing Bridge Brain Teaser

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Four friends need to cross a dangerous bridge at night. Unfortunately, they have only one torch and the bridge is too dangerous to cross without one. The bridge is only strong enough to support two people at a time. Not all people take the same time to cross the bridge. Times for each person: 1 min, 2 mins, 7 mins and 10 mins. What is the shortest time needed for all four of them to cross the bridge?

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Mind Teasers : Logical Interview Problem

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Jonathan has three boxes containing milk chocolates and dark chocolates. The problem is that all of them have been labeled incorrectly as follows.
Box1: Dark Chocolates
Box2: Milk Chocolates
Box3: Dark Chocolates and Milk Chocolates

How will he label all the boxes correctly by just opening one box?

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Mind Teasers : Tricky Logic Brain Teaser

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Alan is an honest person who never speaks a lie. He thinks of a number among 1, 2 and 3. Now, you can ask him only one question and that too for which the answer that you will receive will be in the form of yes, no or don't know. But he will reply only truth fully.

What will you ask from his so that you can know the number he is thinking of?

Mind Teasers : Akbar Birbal Puzzle

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Akbar summoned Birbal out of anger. He told him that he will have to face death. He asked him to make a statement and if the statement is true he will be buried alive and if the statement is false, he will be thrown at lions. After hearing Birbal’s statement, Akbar could do nothing but smile. He gave him 5 gold bars and let him go.

What did Birbal say?

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Mind Teasers : IPS Tricky Interview Puzzle

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Jamie looked at his reflection on the window mirror of the 45th floor. Driven by an irrational impulse, he made a leap through the window on the other side. Yet Jamie did not encounter even a single bruise.

How can this be possible if he did neither landed on a soft surface nor used a parachute?

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Mind Teasers : Climbing Top Brain Teaser

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A man is trying to climb over a frozen mountain that is sixty feet high. Every minute, he can climb 3 feet, but due to the slippery ice, he slips back 2 feet.

How long will it take him to reach the top of the mountain?

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Mind Teasers : Extremely Hard Civil Services Problem

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( ) + ( ) + ( ) + ( ) + ( ) = 30
This is what you have for equation. The following are the numbers that you can use to fill in the brackets:
1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13 and 15

You can repeat the numbers if required. The resulting sum should be 30.

This question appeared in the UPSC final examination in December 2013. Out of all the people who appeared, only one guy was able to solve this namely Gaurav Agarwal.

Can you solve it?

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