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Mind Teasers : Funny Ias Interview Question

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A candidate had appeared in an interview in a renowned company. While answering the question, he became quite nervous. The interviewer was generous and he ordered coffee for him. He kept the coffee before him. Before the candidate could take a sip, he was asked by the interviewer 'What is before you?'

He smiled and replied 'Tea'. The interviewer hired him immediately. Why?

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Mind Teasers : Ten From Nine Toothpicks Trick Riddle

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If you were asked to pick nine toothpicks and make them ten without breaking any of them, how will you do it?

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Mind Teasers : Interview Marble Logic Puzzle

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You are given a set of scales and 12 marbles. The scales are of the old balance variety. That is, a small dish hangs from each end of a rod that is balanced in the middle. The device enables you to conclude either that the contents of the dishes weigh the same or that the dish that falls lower has heavier contents than the other.
The 12 marbles appear to be identical. In fact, 11 of them are identical, and one is of a different weight. Your task is to identify the unusual marble and discard it. You are allowed to use the scales three times if you wish, but no more.

Note that the unusual marble may be heavier or lighter than the others. You are asked to both identify it and determine whether it is heavy or light.

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Mind Teasers : Math Brain Teaser High School

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There are two natural numbers whose sum is less than hundred and both of them are greater than one. Two friends Leena and Nadia knows the product and sum of the numbers respectively.

Both of them are exchanging the following statements:

Leena: I don’t know the numbers.
Nadia: "I knew you wouldn't be. I am not aware myself."
Leena: "Now I am sure I know the numbers!"
Nadia: "Now I am sure I know the numbers too!"

Can you find the two numbers?

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Mind Teasers : Logic Number Sequence Puzzle

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Solve this logic number sequence puzzle by the correct digit
8080 = 6
1357 = 0
2022 = 1
1999 = 3
6666 = ?

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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 : Bridge Breaks Brain Teaser

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There is a 30km long bridge. The bridge can only support up to a weight of 2000 kg. A car that weighs 2000 kg needs to cross that bridge. When the car has reached midway of the bridge, a bird comes and sits on top of the car. The bird weighs 300 grams.

Now, does the bridge breaks down at this point of time or not?

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Mind Teasers : Popular Castle History Puzzle

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A square island comprised of a square castle. A 14m wide trench surrounded the island from everywhere. Roman Empire wanted to invade the castle and gain the loot as well as possession of the island. They brought along wooden planks to cross the trench. However, they realized that the planks were just 13m long.

How did they use those planks to invade as well as capture the island ?

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Mind Teasers : Tricky Adam Eve Puzzle

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Stephen died of heart attack. His soul was received in heaven. He was astonished to find himself as young as he had been in his young adult age. He looked around and there were thousands of young and naked people. His eyes searched to find someone familiar and suddenly he noticed Adam and Eve.

How did Stephen recognize them?

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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 : 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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