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Mind Teasers : Easy Maths Age Puzzle

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Adam spent 1/6 of his lifetime in adolescence. His facial hair started growing after 1/12 more of his life. He successfully married his girlfriend Diana after 1/7 more of his life. Their son was born after 5 years from then. The son lived just 1/2 of what Adam lived. Adam dies four years after his son died.

How long did Adam live ?

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Mind Teasers : Maths Magic Riddle

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I can prove why 1 = 2

Step1. Lets say y = x
Step2. Multiply through by x xy = x2
Step3. Subtract y2 from each side xy - y2 = x2 - y2
Step4. Factor each side y(x-y) = (x+y)(x-y)
Step5. Divide both sides by (x-y) y = x+y
Step6. Divide both sides by y y/y = x/y + y/y
Step7. And so... 1 = x/y + 1
Step8. Since x=y, x/y = 1 1 = 1 + 1
Step9. And so... 1 = 2

How is this possible ?

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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 : Maths Logical Problem

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The digits 0-9(0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9) can be rearranged into 3628800 distinct 10 digits numbers.

How many of these numbers are prime ?

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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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Mind Teasers : Famous Priest Well Puzzle

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An old priest fell on a bottom of the well of a church.
The well is 20 inches deep.

At day time, the old priest climbs 5-inches but when at dark he slip back 4 inches.
In how many days priest will come out of the well ?

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Mind Teasers : Impossible Brain Teaser

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In a recreational activity, you are given four different jars of 2 liters, 4 liters, 6 liters and 8 liters respectively with an unlimited water supply. Then you are asked to measure exactly 5 liters of water using them.

How will you do it?

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Mind Teasers : Sports Cricket Brain Teaser

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Shihar Dhawan and Virat Kohli were batting on 94.
Seven runs were required to win by the team and only three balls were left.

At the end, both of them secured a century without being out.

How can this be feasible?

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Mind Teasers : Trick Statement Puzzle

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Can you find out if the following statement is true?

It does not matter how much older the sibling is, their younger one will eventually be half as old as the elder one.

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Mind Teasers : IAS Interview Problem

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I need to divide numbers from 1 to 9 into two group such that sum of numbers in one group is equal to the sum of other group.
Note : 6 cannot be flipped over to make it 9.

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Mind Teasers : Guess Game Logic Problem

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In a guess game , five friends had to guess the exact numbers of balls in a box.
Friends guessed as 31 , 35, 39 , 49 , 37, but none of guess was right.The guesses were off by 1, 9, 5, 3, and 9 (in a random order).
Can you determine the number of balls in a box ?

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