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Mind Teasers : Card Riddle

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On your travels you come to an old man on the side of the road holding three cards from a standard deck face down. Trying to make conversation you ask him what the three cards are.
He tells you, 'To the left of the queen, are one or two jacks. To the right of the jack, are one or two jacks. To the right of the club, are one or two diamonds. To the left of the diamond, are one or two diamonds.'

What are the three cards?

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Mind Teasers : Two Men One Question Puzzle

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Imagine that you are travelling to a village. You happen to reach a point in the road where there is a fork. There are two ways that you can go into but only one amongst them is correct and leads to the village. You happen to see two men standing on the fork and you can ask them for the direction. To your bad luck, one amongst the two men always lies and the other one always says the truth. But you do not know who is a liar and who is not. At that point of the situation you are allowed to ask only one question to any one of the men standing there.

What question will you ask?

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Mind Teasers : Hard IAS Brain Twister

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An international IQ test is held on knockout terms in November 2013. The final contestants are from Britain and America respectively. Both of them are handed over the final test paper which they have to fill for evaluation. They have to write their names and date on the paper. When the evaluators are handed over the sheets, they find out that both the guys have same name. In no manner can they identify which sheet belongs to whom.

Can you identify the date on which the competition was held?

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Mind Teasers : Game Of Dice Brain Teaser

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A unique solo game of dice is being played. Two dices are thrown in each turn and the scores are taken by multiplying the numbers obtained.

Now talking about a particular game, here are the facts:
1) The score for the second roll is five more than the score for the first roll.
2) The score for the third roll is six less than the score for the second roll.
3) The score for the fourth roll is eleven more than the score for the third roll.
4) The score for the fifth roll is eight less than the score for the fourth roll.

Reading the above facts, can you tell the score for each of the five throws?

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Mind Teasers : Hard Logical Puzzle

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You are the ruler of a medieval empire and you are about to have a celebration tomorrow. The celebration is the most important party you have ever hosted. You've got 1000 bottles of wine you were planning to open for the celebration, but you find out that one of them is poisoned.

The poison exhibits no symptoms until death. Death occurs within ten to twenty hours after consuming even the minutest amount of poison.

You have over a thousand slaves at your disposal and just under 24 hours to determine which single bottle is poisoned.

You have a handful of prisoners about to be executed, and it would mar your celebration to have anyone else killed.

What is the smallest number of prisoners you must have to drink from the bottles to be absolutely sure to find the poisoned bottle within 24 hours?

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Mind Teasers : Nice Mathematics Riddle

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Aishwarya Rai walks into a bank to cash out her check.
By mistake the bank teller gives her dollar amount in change, and her cent amount in dollars.
On the way home she spends 5 cent, and then suddenly she notices that she has twice the amount of her check.

How much was her check amount ?

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Mind Teasers : Brothers Ias Smart question

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Two brothers have developed differences among themselves and thus want to part ways. The problem is that they have one big land that is irregular in shape. Both of them want an equal share which is fairly impossible as there is no way that land could be divided in equal halves due to irregularity in the shape.

The wisest man of the village is called who tells a way in which both of them will be happy even though the land might not be divided into exactly equal halves.

What way did he suggest?

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Mind Teasers : Smart Women Thinking Riddle

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One man was moving to and fro in worry when a bright woman noticed him. On asking he told her that while replacing his tire, he incidentally dropped all the four nuts into a deep drain. She told him what to do and he was then able to drive back successfully till his office.

What did she say to him?

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Mind Teasers : Tricky Math Race Riddle

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Rooney, Hernandez, and Robin race each other in a 100 meters race. All of them run at a constant speed throughout the race.

Rooney beats Hernandez by 20 meters.
Hernandez beats Robin by 20 meters.

How many meters does Rooney beat Robin by ?

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Mind Teasers : Famous 13 Cave Logic Problem

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A thief was running from the police after the biggest theft the town saw. He took his guard in one of the thirteen caves arranged in a circle. Each day, the thief moves either to the adjacent cave or stay in the same cave. Two cops goes there daily and have enough time to enter any two of the caves out of them.

How will the cop make sure to catch the thief in minimum number of days and what are the minimum number of days?

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Mind Teasers : Unsolvable Problem

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In a contest, four fruits (an apple, a banana, an orange, and a pear) have been placed in four closed boxes (one fruit per box). People may guess which fruit is in which box. 123 people participate in the contest. When the boxes are opened, it turns out that 43 people have guessed none of the fruits correctly, 39 people have guessed one fruit correctly, and 31 people have guessed two fruits correctly.
How many people have guessed three fruits correctly, and how many people have guessed four fruits correctly

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