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Mind Teasers : Famous Probability Interview Problem

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James Horner is having two coins in his hand. Out of the two coins, one is a real coin and the second one is a faulty one with Tales on both sides. He blind folds himself choose a random coin and tosses it in the air. The coin falls down with Tale facing upwards.

What is the probability that this is the faulty coin?

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Mind Teasers : Popular Interview Problem

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I have two rectangular bars.

They have property such that when you light the fire from one end , it will take exactly 60 seconds to get completely burn.
However they do not burn at consistent speed (i.e it might be possible that 40 percent burn in 55 seconds and next 60 percent can burn in 10 seconds).

Problem is : How do you measure 45 seconds ?

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Mind Teasers : World War I History Riddle

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Two companions Terry and Garry were talking about their families. Terry told some great stories about his courageous grandfather who fought for Britain in "World War I". Terry told that his grandfather is so brave that he was awarded a bravery honour medal with words "For our Courageous Soldiers In World War I" embedded into it.

Garry Knows that his friend is lying? How ?

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Mind Teasers : Brain Twister For Kids

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A clever robber breaks into a closed bank where he finds a clerk. He asks password of the safe from the clerk while pointing a gun on his forehead. Out of fear, the clerk manages to blurt out, “Every day, the password of the safe is changed. I can help you but please point away the gun as if you kill me, you will never be able to crack the password.

The robber ties the clerk on a chair and insert a cloth in his mouth. He then easily opens the safe after inserting the code and takes all the money before he flees.

How did he know the password ?

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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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Mind Teasers : Trick Missing Pound Riddle

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I am a book lover and i saw a book for Pound 97.
I am short of money , so i borrowed Pound 50 from my sister and 50 from my brother = Pound 100.
I bought the book, and had Pound 3 change. I gave brother Pound 1 and my sister Pound 1 and kept the other Pound 1 for myself. Now I owe my mum Pound 49 and my brother Pound 49. 49+49 = 98 + my Pound 1 = 99.

Where is the missing Pound ?

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Mind Teasers : Draw Direction Problem

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B is to the North-East of D; A is to the North-East of C; C is to the West of D; E is to the South-West of D and to the South of C; and A is to the north of D and in line with B.

Can you find out in which direction of E is B located?

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Mind Teasers : May The Fastest Car Win

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John is out with his class of 25 boys to a local park. Each guy has a remote controlled car with them. The park has a racetrack that allows 5 cars to be raced at once. Their teacher, Mr. Ted, declares that the top three fastest cars get ice cream.

How many races are required to determine the 3 fastest cars?

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Mind Teasers : Very Hard Math Question

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There stand nine temples in a row in a holy place. All the nine temples have 100 steps climb. A fellow devotee comes to visit the temples. He drops a Re. 1 coin while climbing each of the 100 steps up. Then he offers half of the money he has in his pocket to the god. After that, he again drops Re. 1 coin while climbing down each of the 100 steps of the temple.

If he repeats the same process at each temple, he is left with no money after climbing down the ninth temple. Can you find out the total money he had with him initially?

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Mind Teasers : Worlds Hardest Brain Teaser

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A mastermind organized a quiz competition in which six selected candidates were invite namely James Hunt, Ruxandra Bar, Sophia Connors, David Finch, Fred Odea and Brian Miller. A 'special puzzle' was asked to all of them. The first one to answer it was promised for a big award.

After that, the candidates were offered the meal before the mastermind stood up to announce the much awaited result. He started announcing:

'Ok now everybody!'
'The winner of…..'
'The Hardest Riddle Ever Event.'

And then he smiled. All the candidates understood who won.

Do you know who won ?

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Mind Teasers : 100 People Circle Puzzle

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100 cowboys are standing in a circle and are numbered from number 1 to 100. A deadly game is created in which the first person will shoot the next person (i.e.second person) and then need to pass the gun to the next person (i.e. Third person) and he will shoot the person to the next. This game will continue until one cowboy stays alive.

Which cowboy will survive at the end?

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