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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 : 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 : Wild West Cowboy Riddle

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In the Wild West, you challenge two cowboys - Hunter Jack and Sharp Shooter Leo into a death match. They being better shooter than you readily accept your challenge. But they don't want to waste bullets and thus lay down a certain rules that are accepted by you as well. Here are the rules:

1) Everyone shoot in a given order till only one is left.
2) Everyone shoot only once when his turn arrive.
3) If any one of you is injured, the other two will finish him off together.
4) The worst shooter gets to shoot first (which is you) and the best one shoots at the last.

Now, what tactics will you use if you know that you hit every third shot of yours, Jack hits every second shot and Leo hits every shot?

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Mind Teasers : Classic Lateral Thinking Problem

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There are two glasses in front of you. One of the glasses is full of coke and the other glass is full of lemonade. You take a spoonful of coke and mix it into the glass of lemonade. Now the lemonade glass has a mixture of coke and lemonade. You take a spoonful of that mixture and mix it inside the coke glass.

Now what do you think? - The glass with coke has more quantity of lemonade or the glass with lemonade have more quantity of coke mixed with it?

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Mind Teasers : Detective Murder Or Suicide Puzzle

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A homicide team enters a crime scene where a dead body of a fat old man lies there on the floor with blood oozing out of his head. The victim is holding a gun and a tape recorder lies there by his side. One of the detective picks up the recorder and plays it "I am tired of this life and hence I have decided to relieve myself from the worldly pains". A gunshot follows the message.

The teams starts investigating a murder investigation.

Why?

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Mind Teasers : What word am I ?

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What word am I?

Insights:

* I am a nine letter word.

* I am the exact inverse to expression 'neighborly and active'

* I contain the word 'over'.

* I begin will a vowel.

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Mind Teasers : Logical Problem Riddle

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There is one apple tree near my home. In this apple trees, there are some apples.
But after a mild wind, there are neither apples on tree nor on ground.

Explain ?

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Mind Teasers : Dirt Hole Tricky Riddle

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How many cubic meters of dirt are in a hole of 20 meter long and 30 meter wide.

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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 : Toothpick Donkey Puzzle

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The toothpicks in the picture have been arranged to form a donkey shaped figure. You have to move two matchsticks in a way that the entire shape is rotated / reflected while being intact. Also, you can't change the tail's direction it should be pointing up.

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Mind Teasers : The Better Proposal Puzzle

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A 12-year footballer Lavy was offered a contract with a club name "Flyball" that if he will practice 1 hour extra after school he will be offered 11$ after every week.
Lavy, however, suggested an alternative paid method in which
He will be paid just a penny on his first day.
Two pence will be paid on the second day,
Four pence will be paid on the third day.
And so on till 11th day.

Should the club accept the offer of Lavy?

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