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Mind Teasers : Hard Math Problem

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A red ant is sitting on one side of a table (point X) and a black ant is sitting on the opposite side of the table (point Y). Now both of them decides to exchange their places and starts crawling. On the way, both of the ants meet and after that, it takes 20 seconds for the Red ant to move to point Y and it takes 5 seconds for the Black ant to reach point X.

Find out the total time taken by the Red and the Black ant to make the journey.

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Mind Teasers : Simple Matchstick Riddle

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You can see that four match sticks have been joined in the given figure to form one square.

Can you form five squares using six matchsticks ?

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Mind Teasers : Popular Probability Brain Teaser

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Kangwa, Rafael and Ferdinand plans for gun fighting.
They each get a gun and take turns shooting at each other until only one person is left.

History suggest
Kangwa hits his shot 1/3 of the time, gets to shoot first.
Rafael, hits his shot 2/3 of the time, gets to shoot next if still living.
Ferdinand having perfect record at shooting(100% accuracy) shoots last , if alive.

The cycle repeats. If you are Kangwa, where should you shoot first for the highest chance of survival?

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Mind Teasers : Tricky Mathematician Problem

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A mathematician was challenged to write nineteen in a manner that if one was taken out of it, it became twenty. He failed to do it.

Can you help him?

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Mind Teasers : Popular Logical Riddle

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A mules travels the same distance daily.
I noticed that two of his legs travels 10km and the remaining two travels 12km.
Obviously two mules legs cannot be a 2km ahead of the other 2.

The mules is perfectly normal. So how come this be true ?

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Mind Teasers : Movie Pictogram Rebus

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Which movie name is hidden in the pictogram rebus below?

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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 : How Many Seconds In A Year Riddle

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Without the use of calculation, can you find how many seconds are there in a year ?

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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 : Save Death Penalty Brain Teaser

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A man committed a felony. As per the rules of the empire, the king decided to sentence him to death. However, he gave the man a choice; a choice to decide which way he wanted to die.

The man was quite smart and he said something, which saved him from his death. What do you think he must have said?

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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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